Imagination’s new ray-tracing Wizard GPU may bring photorealistic graphics to future iOS devices

Imagination’s new ray-tracing Wizard GPU may bring photorealistic graphics to future iOS devices

Apple graphics chipset suppler, Imagination Technologies, today announced a new GPU family that adds ray tracking technology to the PowerVR lineup. Apple currently uses the PowerVR G6430 graphics chipset in its A7 processor that powers the iPhone 5s, the iPad Air and the Retina iPad mini.

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iOS 7.1 includes references to two new iPad models

iOS 7.1 includes references to two new iPad models

Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch earlier today, and the release supports two new iPad models numbered iPad4,3 and iPad4,6, in addition to the existing array of devices.

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Apple improves its iOS Enterprise tools for educational and corporate deployment

Apple improves its iOS Enterprise tools for educational and corporate deployment

Apple today rolled out changes to its iOS enterprise tools that make it easier for businesses and educational institutions to manage a large number of iOS devices. These improvements were detailed in a series of new documents posted on Apple’s website and include changes in the Device Enrollment Program, the Volume Purchase Program and the Apple ID for Students service.

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Adoption rate of iOS 7.0.6 security fix reaches 25.9% within fours days of release

Adoption rate of iOS 7.0.6 security fix reaches 25.9% within fours days of release


Apple released iOS 7.0.6 on February 21 to patch an SSL security flaw in earlier versions of iOS. The software update was installed on 13.3% of iOS devices within 48 hours and on 25.9% within four days. This increase was steep given the urgent nature of the update, but it did not equal the jump when iOS 7 was launched publicly last year, says analytics firm Chitika, which analyzed online ad impressions from millions of iOS devices on its North American ad network from February 21 to February 25, 2014.

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Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch [Updated]

Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch [Updated]

Apple has just released iOS 7.0.6 (Build number: 11B651). The update is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Microsoft was quite late in jumping on the mobile bandwagon, and that has caused a lot of problems for the company. In the holiday quarter, Apple sold more Macs, iPhones and iPads than PC manufacturers sold Windows PCs, highlighting how Microsoft has missed out on the growth in the smartphone and tablet market.

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Apple to finally discontinue three-year old iPad 2 this year

Apple to finally discontinue three-year old iPad 2 this year

The iPad 2 was introduced in 2011, and the device continues to be sold today at a price of $399, just $100 less than its introduction price. This year, Apple finally will discontinue the iPad 2 according to a report.

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Get up to $60 off on iPad Air at h.h. greg

Get up to $60 off on iPad Air at h.h. greg

Hot on the heels of a $50 discount on the Retina iPad mini, electronics retailer h.h. greg is offering a discount on the iPad Air and other iPad models.

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Get a $50 discount on Retina iPad mini at Best Buy

Get a $50 discount on Retina iPad mini at Best Buy

Best Buy is offering a $50 discount on select models of the Retina iPad mini till the 16th of February.

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iOS 7.0 bug disables Find My iPhone without a password

iOS 7.0 bug disables Find My iPhone without a password

A bug in iOS 7 allows users to disable Find My iPhone without entering a password, says a report in MacRumors. The security flaw affects iPhones and iPads that are running iOS version 7.0.4.

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