TSMC kicking off commercial shipments of 10-nanometer chips next month

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 24, 2017

Semiconductor foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is kicking off commercial shipments of chips built on its new ten-nanometer process technology, ahead of iPhone 8, sources told Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes. TSMC is building iPhone 7’s A10 Fusion chip and is said to have landed an exclusive contract to manufacture processors for 2017 iPhone and iPad models. Read More

 

DigiTimes: upcoming 10.5″ and 12.9″ iPad Pro models may not ship until May or June

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 24, 2017

New iPads, along with a 128-gigabyte edition of iPhone SE and iPhone 7 in a new Red color option, could be unveiled as soon as next month. Still, upgraded 10.5 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models may not start shipping until May or June, according to DigiTimes corroborating a KGI research. Read More

 

Remembering Steve Jobs, who would have turned 62 today

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 24, 2017

Steve Jobs, Apple’s late co-founder and chief executive, would have turned 62 today. Perhaps best known to the general public for his penchant for carefully choreographed product presentations and unique leadership style, Steve passed away on October 5, 2011—the day after the iPhone 4s unveiling—of respiratory arrest related to a rare form of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor he was diagnosed with in 2003. Read More

 

Apple looking into widely circulated video showing iPhone 7 Plus catching fire

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 24, 2017

Earlier this week, Brianna Olivas posted a video showing her iPhone 7 Plus spontaneously catching fire, resulting in a partially melted device. Soon after, the video went viral and has thus far accumulated more than 1.2 million views.

The video has been retweeted more than 26,000 times and liked by more than 27,000 accounts, prompting a response from an Apple spokesperson which said in an official statement to Mashable that the company is looking into the incident. Read More

 

Nomad’s PowerPack is a rugged battery pack that you can track with Tile

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

Battery packs are a hot commodity these days because it seems like our mobile devices never want to last as long as we’d like them to. They bring us out of the dark ages, where we used to have to sit by a power outlet and wait for our handsets to charge, and are advantageous because they allow you to charge on the go, no matter how far away from civilization you might be.

On the other hand, people who are always on the go have a tendency of misplacing things, and sometimes that means losing their battery packs. That’s why Nomad came up with the PowerPack, a trackable battery pack you can keep tabs on with your mobile device, even when you’ve forgotten it somewhere or misplaced it. Read More

 

Nest10 lets you have folders within folders in iOS 10

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

There are those who like to stay organized, and then there are those who take organization to an extreme level that most people would recognize as some kind of OCD.

Anyone who considers themselves as a part of the latter group and goes to extreme lengths to stay organized might be able to benefit from a jailbreak tweak called Nest10 by Tony Kraft, which enables you to have nested folders (folder inside of folders) on your iOS 10 device. Read More

 

This tweak takes a circular approach on Lock screen music controls

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

If you use your iPhone for listening to Music, then you are familiar with what the Lock screen’s Now Playing interface looks like; bland and boring, just as it has been for years.

On the other hand, a jailbreak tweak called Spin10 by s1ris transforms your Lock screen’s Now Playing interface into a circular modern marvel; something I wish Apple would implement right out of the box. Read More

 

App Center displays your recently used apps in Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

If you’ve ever wanted to make access to your favorite apps even easier, and improve the efficiency of multitasking between apps, then you’re going to love a new jailbreak tweak called App Center by Evan Swick and Conath.

This tweak integrates up to nine of your recently used apps into different pages in Control Center, allowing you to quickly swipe between them and interact with them within windowed views. Read More

 

EnableCCMute enables the hidden mute toggle in Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

It seems like Apple is hiding some pretty useful functionality from us in the iOS 10 Control Center that might remain hidden until a future release of iOS, such as a toggle for recording your screen and a toggle for Low Power Mode, but from the looks of things, it doesn’t end there.

If you have an iPad, then you’re probably familiar with the Mute toggle that appears in Control Center, which it’s not present on other iOS devices despite still existing in the system. A new free jailbreak tweak called EnableCCMute by iKilledAppl3 enables this hidden toggle on all jailbroken iOS 10 devices. Read More

 

iMemStick: the MFi-Certified Lightning flash drive

By iDB Deals on Feb 24, 2017

Need more free space on your phone or laptop? Who doesn’t? The iMemStick 3.0 MFi-Certified Lightning Flash Drive moves files between PC and iOS devices with ease, with a portable 64 GB allowing you to transfer data and keep your storage demands low.

For a limited time, you can take 42% off the MSRP and pick up your own iMemStick for just $74.99.

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