Facts About Apple

5 Facts you didn’t know about Apple

1. Smoking near Apple computer voids the warranty.

According to Mac users, their AppleCare warranty was voided due to smoking near computers. Apple employees are instructed not to repair anything hazardous including smoke affected equipment.

2. Apple earns $5,000 a second.

Then $300,000 a minute. Then 18,000,000 an hour and $432,000,000 a day.

3. Apple was founded on April Fools Day.

4. The first Apple Logo featured Isaac Newton

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5. Apple odes not make the parts, Samsung does. Apple also gets other companies to assemble the parts, like Pentagon.This is just a quick post for this week. Hang on and I will post more! Mekul

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Rumour Time: iPhone 6

Credit: Dani Yako

Rumours, rumours, rumours. We have all made one. Well, rumours on Apple just keep on coming.

First, a new report from a Chinese website, IT168, says that the iPhone 6 will have a 10 megapixel camera with improved filter and a wider aperture. Nice.

Along with the 10 megapixel camera, the iPhone might also have interchangeable resin lenses created by the Japanese company, JSR. This might be true as Apple has a patent for swappable camera lenses. See below.

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The new iPhone also might do NFC, and it’s about time. The new iPhone also might have an Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide – or ‘IGZO’ display. It will offer ‘higher reaction’ speed, which will be good for gamers.

Apple also has made a patent for wireless charging. Wireless charging! You must be dreaming! But Apple just makes patents for anything that comes out of their minds. Who knows? It could come with the new iPhone!

Thanks for reading. I will post more rumours soon, for the iPad.

Mekul, signing off.

Box revamps apps UI to iOS 7 and offers 50GB of free storage.

What a surprise. Ok, not to the apps UI is updated to iOS 7. More and more apps are doing that. But 50GB of free cloud storage is amazing! But put the exciting news to the end.

Box has revamped the app’s UI to iOS 7 and it looks really good. Nothing has changed, just the UI. Have a look at the photos. Off topic, most people actually dislike the UI of iOS 7. People like iOS 6’s UI. Personally, I like iOS 7 UI because I think Apple has gone for a different approach to their style. Here are some screenshots of Box from the App Store.Box Screenshot 2

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Now lets put the exciting news simply. Yes, 50GB of cloud storage, for free, is available for 30 days only. So be quick. Download Box for free here. That’s it!

Here is the full update notes:

・Completely re-written app!
・New navigation and redesigned UI
・New preview experience for documents, photos and videos
・Faster document rendering and photo loading
・Real-time search (for files and within files)
・Better sharing and controls
・AirPrint, Bookmarks, and savings videos from Box to your library coming in future releases

Well that’s it folks. Mekul signing off!

iOS 7 Jailbreak released! [Update]

So as you probably read yesterday, there was a jailbreak for iOS 7 released yesterday. If you didn’t, well here is a recap. The hack is called evasi0n7, and it is compatible with iPhones, iPods and iPads running from iOS 7 to 7.0.4.

Now some more info. Apparently, the evad3rs only released evasi0n7 because Chinese pirating company, Taig, paid the evad3rs $1,000,000 US to put Taig in by default. But now that’s changed because, simply, the evad3rs released evasi0n7 because the team didn’t want any other teams to release their jailbreak for Apple to fix.

Now, if you don’t know how to jailbreak your device. Here it is.

What you’ll need:

An iDevice

A Mac or PC

Evasi0n7

The Mekul Difficulty:

Easy

Method:

Step 1: Download evasi0n7 for Windows/Mac on evasi0n.com

Step 2 PC: Extract the download onto your desktop and open the evasi0n folder. Right click on the evasi0n.exe file and select Run as administrator.

Step 2 Mac: Double click the app.

Step 3: Make sure your device passcode is disabled, if you ever set one up.

Step 4: Plug in your iDevice to your PC/Mac.

Step 5: You should see a message on the tool that it has detected your device, and the Jailbreak button should brighten up a bit and you can click on it.

Step 6: To begin the jailbreak process, click that button and sit back.

Step 7: You’ll be asked to tap the evasi0n7 icon on your device’s Home screen at some point, which will complete the process.

Step 8: Once the jailbreak process has completed, you’ll be taken to your Lock screen. From there, you can Slide to unlock your device and where you’ll find the Cydia icon on your Home screen’s second page. When you click on Cydia, it will prepare the file system, reboot, and open Cydia up again and it will resume like normal.

Note that there are quite a few bugs in Cydia and with the jailbreak. Only some tweaks and apps work. Here is a list.

Accelerate
AirPlayServer
BadgeClearer
DateCarrier
Deck
F.lux
FireWall iP
FolderCloser
GridLock
Icon Renamer
KillBackground
MiniPlayer
MyWi
NoNewsIsGoodNews
NoStoreButton
OverAchiever
PandoraSkips
Plugication
Poof
PrivaCy
Repsring
ShakeToUndo Killer
Signal 2
Signal Booster
SIGnify
Software Update Killer
StatusHUD
SwipeSelection
TimeForAlarm

Well, if you did jailbreak your iDevice, enjoy.

Merry Christmas

App Santa offers Christmas discount specials to iOS apps

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Christmas is coming around the corner (4 more days…) and people are still doing Christmas shopping. But if your looking for some apps on the App Store, App Santa, a collaborative campaign between a small group of award-winning app developers, launched today, with some great discounts off a handful of apps created by App Santa.

Get them while you can as these are fantastic prices and these are great apps. List is down below.

1Password — $9.99
Tweetbot 3 — $1.99
Launch Center Pro — $2.99
Perfect Weather — $1.99
Clear+ —$1.99
Calendars 5 — $2.99
Mileage Log+ — $4.99
Vesper — $2.99
Delivery Status — $2.99
Scanner Pro — $2.99
PCalc — $6.99
Day One – $2.99
Printer Pro — $2.99
PDF Converter — $2.99
Screens VNC — $14.99

The Apple Geek Test

I came across this on InsanleyiOS and I clicked on it immediately. I am no geek at computers though everyone asks for my help for anything related to the computer. Guess what? I have not owned a Mac. “WHAT?” I can hear you screaming. Yes, very true. But I have 5 iPhones, 5 iPads and 5 iPods. Hows that? Ok, now to the Geeks Test! Good luck! Let me know what what score you got in the comments.

Note: You might have to click on the image.

The Geeks Test. How much do you actually like Apple?

The Geeks Test. How much do you actually like Apple?

Apple airs Christmas ad

Well it is December which means it’s coming up to Christmas. Apple has started airing this Christmas ad. The ad shows off it’s AirPlay feature with the Apple TV. What happens is a teen visits his family and films various occasions like tobogganing (filming in slow-mo), playing in the snow, etc. and then shows it to his family.

Apple hasn’t done something like this in a while other than the iPhone 4s ad which features Santa and Siri.

What do you think?