The 10th birthday of Apple is just around the corner and we are all anticipating something big. Well we weren’t initially until rumors broke out that Apple might be up for releasing NFC enabled payments to Apple retail stores. Why so? Because Apple stores across the nation are undergoing some changes, which are a hint that we should be ready to embrace something.
P0sixninja has thrown the news of a working iPad 2 jailbreak in a little over two weeks, something that has been anticipated for quite a long time. The jailbreak is expected to be of the same nature as the methods used in earlier releases.
This simply translates to the fact that current hacks will be in use and the DFU mode will be mainstay. The release of the jailbreak will also make it possible for all futures iOS 4.3 versions will be supported. Those of you who are willing to be a part of the most hyped event in relation to jailbreaking devices, MyGreatFest is where you must be heading on to. The jailbreak conference is set to take place on the the 17th of September and will feature key speakers and guests from the Jailbreak community.
There are more news and rumors bursting about the upcoming iPhone 5, iPhone 4S or simply the next generation of the iPhone. The latest news involves another set of leaked images that reveal the iPhone 5 camera flash being separate from the camera itself. If this is true, the clumsy looking iPhone case qualifies as being for the next generation of the iPhone.
While there is still a lot of confusion about what the next generation of iPhone will be called and leaked images of the iOS device, there comes news of more patents being filed by Apple. Apple has filed two new patents that hint at Input devices and methods of operation and Adjustable voice output based on device status.
While we are treading over the fact that the next generation of the iPhone will be the iPhone 5, analyst Peter Misek has issued reports that Apple will be released in September and the device will be called the iPhone 4S. That’s similar to the naming convention adopted for the successor of the iPhone 3G.
There is a lot of buzz around the upcoming iPhone 5 all across the Web as more photos of the hardware of the anticipated iOS device start to leak from the factories in China. The latest round of pictures showcases parts of the iPhone 5, the dock cables and the speakers. Don’t be totally misguided from the pictures, those are of the raw device, probably in the test phase.
While all those with the Verizon iPhone 4 have been long waiting for the untether jailbreak. I mean users with the iPhone 4, iPod Touch and the iPad have already for their jailbreak when the iPhone Dev Team released Redsn0w 0.9.6rc15 and the PwnageTool 188.8.131.52 for the untethered jailbreak but things had been a bit slow for those with the CDMA based iPhone. There was an earlier release by iH8sn0w that let users on Windows jailbreak their device with Sn0wbreeze 2.7.1 today the developer released PwnageTool 4.2 Bundles for the same.
While Google has remained to be the most valued brand for quite some time now, 2011 becomes the year of Apple as Steve Jobs’ brainchild has been named the most valuable brand of the 100 as per the BrandZ survey. It is has been estimated at $153.3 Billion, ahead of biggies like Coca Cola, HSBC, BMW and Google itself.