You've probably noticed that YouTube won't render 4K videos in the Safari browser even though modern Macs support native display resolutions higher than 1080p and have the processing power required for smooth 4K video playback.
A new report Thursday alleges that Apple's iTunes protections designed to prevent 4K video streams to be recorded or saved may have been cracked for the very first time.
It didn’t take long after tihmstar released his voucher_swap-like v1ntex exploit with support for 4K devices, for the Electra Team to roll out an update to Electra with official support for A7[X] and A8[X] devices. Version 1.2.3 is now the latest iteration of Electra available to the public.
The Electra Team made the announcement on Twitter Thursday morning, explaining that they had replaced tihmstar’s threadm1ll exploit with the v1ntex variety for A7[X] and A8[X] devices, a move that makes Electra universally-supported among all devices running iOS 11.0-11.4.1:
Just a couple of days ago, security researcher Brandon Azad released his voucher_swap exploit for 16K devices (A9[X], A10[X], A11[X]), but the exploit didn’t support 4K devices (A7[X], A8[X]), resulting in some devices being unsupported by the recent updates to the Electra and unc0ver jailbreaks.
On a more positive note, hacking guru tihmstar seems to have a solution. Thursday morning, he Tweeted his version of the voucher_swap exploit, subtly named v1ntex. Astonishingly, the exploit supports 4K devices, whereas Brandon Azad’s exploit did not:
The ultimate tablet deserves the ultimate expansions. While iPad Pro has ditched Lightning I/O for USB-C, a single port won't be enough for some people. For all you road warriors out there, accessory maker Hyper today unveiled the very first USB-C hub for the new Apple tablet.
Being able to process and transcode iPhone videos to another format, edit iPhone videos shot in 4K resolution and running other fast video conversion tasks on your computer is a big challenge without proper software that includes hardware acceleration and direct GPU support.
The next iPad Pro models are rumored to adopt near bezel-less displays without any Home buttons, featuring Face ID biometric authentication with landscape support, a brand-new Magnetic Connector for third-party accessories, support for an updated Apple Pencil with seamless AirPods-like Bluetooth pairing and more.
Online retail giant Amazon on Wednesday took the wraps off of its updated Fire TV HDMI dongle, which now supports 4K video output, Dolby Atmos surround sound and three major formats for high dynamic range video: HDR10, HDR+ and Dolby Vision.
Apple's official YouTube channel yesterday released a first-look video offering a glimpse of camera and computational photography improvements made possible by the nearly 10x faster Neural engine in its industry-first 7-nanometer A12 Bionic system-on-a-chip.
With the recently unveiled sixth-generation iPad in customers' hands, we put the new Apple tablet through its paces and compare its video processing prowess to the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.
Monday, Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony officially unveiled its new Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
Today, everyone's favorite rugged accessory maker Nomad added a hefty 100W USB-C cable to their lineup. Perfect for MacBook Pro owners, we got to go hands-on and test it out.