WSJ – iPhone 5 Will Be “Thinner and Lighter” Than iPhone 4

iphone 4Trusted insider source for all Apple news, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the next generation iPhone will be thinner and lighter than the iPhone 4. iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S is rumored to be released later this year with upgraded hardware and software that will be completely merged with the cloud, iOS 5. Component supplier sources told the Journal that an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and baseband processors supplied by Qualcomm will be a part of the next generation phone from Apple. Read More

JailbreakMe 3.0 Will Jailbreak iPad 2

jailbreakmeFinally! All hail @comex. The genius hacker has released JailbreakMe 3.0, a website that allows you to jailbreak your iPad 2 running iOS 4.3.3. This is by far the simplest jailbreak ever developed, and it is based on a PDF exploit found by Comex. Apart from iOS 5, this jailbreak works with every iOS device. Support for iOS 4.3.1, 4.3.2 and 4.2.1 will be added later. Read More

iTunes Revenue to Surpass $13 Billion in 2013

itunesA new report from research analysts Global Equities Research has suggested that Apple’s iTunes store which icnludes a plethora of books, music, videos, albums, Apps, audiobooks, and more will bring in $13 billion in 2013. The store is predicted to grow at a rate of 39% over the next three years to bring in revenue to the ever growing computer company. Read More

Google+ App for iOS Awaiting Approval

20110705-122530.jpgGoogle latest social venture, Google+ already has a native App for Android available, and today Google also submitted the Google+ App to the App Store which is pending approval.

The update comes from Erica Joy’s Google+ stream which says

For all my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App Store (no, not today, sometime prior to today) and is awaiting approval.

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Comex on Leaked iPad 2 Jailbreak

tweetjailbreakToday, Comex’s JailbreakMe 3.0 which is still under development was leaked on the web. The tool can be used to instantly jailbreak iPad 2. Comex told the jailbreak community that the untethered jailbreak PDF files for the iPad 2 were stolen from his server using a dictionary attack. This is a difficult situation as Apple would have probably found out about the exploit being used by Comex, and would patch the exploit in the next release of iOS. On Twitter, Comex described the situation briefly. Read More

Andy Hertzfeld Explains His Role and Experience Designing Google+

andy hertzfeldAndy Hertzfeld, the guy behind the design of the original Apple Macintosh development team during the 1980s helped Google design the user interface for its recent social network, Google+. In this post on Google+ itself, Andy describes the entire process, and also mentions other individuals who are part of making the entire user experience across all Google services much more unified. Read More

Google Calendar Gets New Look Too

google calendarGmail just got a new look, and now even Google Calendar sports the same neatly designed look. Google wants to create a unified user experience, and with these redesigns, they are definitely making their brand more recognizable. Google hasn’t added any new features to Google Calendar, but has redesigned it to make it sport the same look as Google+. Read More