How to remove the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak from your device

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 27, 2016

The iOS 9.2-9.3.3 jailbreak debuted over the weekend, and soon after, jailbreak developers managed to make a Safari web browser-based jailbreak that doesn’t even require you to hook up to a computer to jailbreak iOS 9.3.3.

Of course, it’s a semi-untethered jailbreak, and there are a lot of caveats to it, so if you’re having jailbreaker’s remorse and you want to know how to put your device back to a stock device, don’t fret because we’re going to talk about that in this tutorial. Read More

 

How to create a new contact group on iCloud.com

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 27, 2016

When it comes to your devices, your contacts are some of the most important parts of socializing on them. In some cases, creating what’s known as a contact group is incredibly useful.

In this tutorial, we’ll talk about contact groups and how to make them on iCloud.com. Read More

 

Activator now compatible with iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 27, 2016

iOS developer Ryan Petrich has updated the extremely popular Activator extension for jailbroken devices to version 1.9.9 with official support for the new iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak from Pangu.

Activator now joins a growing list of tweaks compatible with iOS 9.3.3 just days after a jailbreak release. Read More

 

Popular Springtomize 3 tweak updated with iOS 9.3.3 support

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 27, 2016

Springtomize 3 is arguably one of the most popular jailbreak tweaks in Cydia today, mostly because of its vast array of customization options for the multiple features throughout iOS.

Despite an iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak having dropped without much warning, the developer maintaining Springtomize 3 has already launched an update with full support for the new jailbreak from Pangu. Read More

 

15 interesting points from Apple’s Q3 2016 earnings call

By Cody Lee on Jul 26, 2016

Apple announced the financial results for its fiscal third quarter of 2016 this afternoon, and although they beat Wall Street estimates, the numbers are pretty rough. iPhone sales are down 7 million units, and revenue is down $7 billion from the year-ago quarter.

Following the release of its earnings, CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri hopped on a conference call to talk about Apple’s performance over the last few months, and offer up some insights into its future. Here are your 15 most interesting points from that call. Read More

 

Apple buys hit TV segment ‘Carpool Karaoke’ for Apple Music

By Cody Lee on Jul 26, 2016

Apple has purchased the rights to turn Carpool Karaoke—the viral segment that broke out on the Late Late Show With James Corden—into its own series, reports The Hollywood Reporter. It plans to develop 16 episodes, that will stream weekly on Apple Music.

“We love music, and Carpool Karaoke celebrates it in a fun way that is a hit with audiences of all ages,” said Eddy Cue. “It’s a perfect fit for Apple Music — bringing subscribers exclusive access to their favorite artists and celebrities who come along for the ride.” Read More

 

Apple’s Q3 2016 earnings: 40.4M iPhones, 10M iPads, $42.4B revenue

By Cody Lee on Jul 26, 2016

Apple on Tuesday released its earnings report for the third [fiscal] quarter of 2016. The Cupertino company exceeded expectations, selling 40.4 million iPhones, 10 million iPads and earning $42.4 billion in revenue. The numbers are still down year-over-year, however, with 47.5 million iPhones and nearly $50 billion in revenue in Q3 2015. Read More

 

Daily Deals: $100 off 9.7-inch iPad Pro, up to $200 off Apple Watch, and more

By Cody Lee on Jul 26, 2016

iDB’s Daily Deal post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping! Read More

 

Adobe releases viewing-only Lightroom app for Apple TV

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 26, 2016

Tuesday, Photoshop maker Adobe announced it’s releasing Lightroom for Apple TV. A viewing-only app, Lightroom for Apple TV lets you instantly appreciate on your big screen TV any photos that are synchronized with Lightroom for mobile or uploaded via Lightroom CC on the desktop, mobile or web.

Your photos can be presented one by one or in a slideshow and you can zoom in on details using the Siri Remote. Separately, Adobe also released Lightroom CC 2015.6.1, which you can learn more about here. Read More

 

Supply chain rumor: Apple Watch 2 to release in September or October

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 26, 2016

The Apple Watch should receive its first hardware refresh this September or October, or about a year and a half following its April 2015 debut. That’s according to supply chain sources that spoke to Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes. “Although the second-generation Apple Watch is estimated to be unveiled in September or October, related supply chain is seeing rather conservative orders for the device,” as per the report. Read More

 

tvOS 10 Preview: Dark Mode comes to Apple TV

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 26, 2016

On tvOS 10, you can switch between Dark and Light appearance. Dark Mode, one of the new features of tvOS 10, adjusts the look of your Home screen and backgrounds so that posters and icons are easier to read at night. As such, it makes watching TV at home feel more like going to the movies.

Conversely, selecting Light background makes posters and icons pop. Our video guy Andrew O’Hara has tested Dark Mode on tvOS 10, here’s his quick hands-on video. Read More

 

Viber for iPhone now lets you share, preview, delete and restore your stickers

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 26, 2016

Just like rival WhatsApp, the popular Rakuten-owned Viber messaging application pushed an update to its App Store app this morning, bumping version number to 6.2 whilst adding a few new features related to handling sticker packages within the app. You can now share sticker packages with others and preview stickers before sending one in a chat. And to preserve storage space on the device, there’s now the option to delete sticker packages you no longer use. Grab Viber for free on the App Store. Read More

 

You can now stream Apple Music videos via T-Mobile’s Binge On

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 26, 2016

T-Mobile customers can now stream any video content available on Apple Music through the carrier’s cellular network without using up any data available in their monthly data bucket. The carrier announced today that Binge On now supports video content from Apple Music and fifteen other streaming video providers, including the sign language channel D-PAN.TV, Dish Anywhere, NAT GEO TV, various ABC, Disney and FOX apps and other providers. Binge On streamed 765 million hours of video data-free since its inception 8 months ago. Read More

 

WhatsApp for iPhone gains 3x bigger emoji, zooming during video capture and more

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 26, 2016

After launching a desktop Mac app in May, Facebook-owned WhatsApp today gave its iPhone application a little love with a new version now available on the App Store. WhatsApp 2.16.7 for iPhone includes three times bigger emoji when sent alone, a feature also found in iOS 10’s Messages app. In this release, you can now zoom when recording videos within the app and select multiple chats to quickly archive, delete or mark as read.

Plus, thanks to under-the-hood tweaks chats now open a lot faster than before. Read More

 

Let’s Talk iOS 145: Alternate reality and autonomic driving

By Sébastien Page on Jul 26, 2016

Cody and Sebastien are part of the minority of people who don’t understand Pokémon GO. They talk about the new iOS and watchOS beta 3, excitement (or lack thereof) about the new iPhone, Tesla’s master plan and Apple’s project Titan. Also, Sebastien Big Brother tradition.

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Did you or will you jailbreak iOS 9.3.3?

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 26, 2016

Pangu came through with an official jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 over the weekend, and despite the fact that it’s a semi-untethered jailbreak, it’s still a sight for sore eyes.

We want to know whether or not you’re going to be jailbreaking your iOS 9.3.3 device, or if you have already, so we’re hosting this poll so you can put in your two cents! Read More

 

Collecting, Powering-up, and Evolving Pokémon in Pokémon GO

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 26, 2016

Pokémon GO is one of the most used free apps in the App Store, and even in the Google Play Store right now. The game provides an augmented reality experience of the real world, complimented with the presence of virtual Pokémon, and it’s an understatement to say that people are loving it.

In this piece, we’ll talk about maintaining your Pokémon, whether it’s collecting, leveling up, or evolving them. Read More

 

Saurik re-brands Cydia Impactor as Cydia Eraser, adds partial iOS 9.0 support

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

Saurik has released an update for the Cydia Impactor un-jailbreaking tool on Monday. Among the changes, the too has been renamed Cydia Eraser and has received a new icon.

So what’s new? Let’s discuss… Read More

 

Initialized lets you know if your semi-untethered jailbreak was correctly intialized

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

The new iOS 9.2-9.3.3 jailbreak from Pangu has been all the rage over the weekend and into this week, and one of the things that stands out most about it is how it’s a semi-untethered jailbreak.

For those who want to make sure their jailbreak is being initialized correctly after each reboot, Initialized is a new jailbreak tweak that notifies you every time your jailbreak is re-initialized. Read More

 

Daily Deals: $50 off iPhone 6s, $100 off iPad mini 4, Sony PlayStation Plus 1-Year $39, and more

By Cody Lee on Jul 25, 2016

iDB’s Daily Deal post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping! Read More