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iOS 6.1.3

iOS 6.1.3 Update Stops Evasion Jailbreak and Fixes Security Bug

Apple released the iOS 6.1.3 update yesterday that fixes a bug in a security as well patched some holes the the Evasion jailbreak exploited.

The security bug allows anyone to bypass the lock screen and let them access the phone. Bypassing the device can let you view contact photos, voice mail and make phone calls. While the Evasion jailbreak exploited some holes in the iOS and can be used in iOS devices such as the new iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone.

Users who have updated their iOS to the latest will not be able to restore their last iOS or downgrade any more, and will not be able to use the jailbreak.

There are still jailbreak versions out their that are working though such as the RedSnow but only for those who have an A4 processor or lower. Devices that can use this includes iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch 4th generation. The bad side about this jailbreak version though is it’s a tethered or if your iOS device runs out of battery or turned off, you will need plug it to your computer again so you can use the jailbreak and get it running.

In the release of iOS 6.1.3, Apple acknowledged the evad3rs or the people responsible for making the Evasion jailbreak for discovering some securities that they easily bypassed and exploited.

Evasion jailbreak was the best jailbreak version ever and proved to be the most popular one. It went through iOS 6.1.1 and 6.1.2 succesiOS 6.1.3fully. Since it’s debut, the Evasion jailbreak had 7 million downloads in less than 7 days.

Apple Inc. releases iMac for $1,099

Apple Inc. releases iMac for $1,099

A surprisingly quiet release by Apple Inc.

Just recently, the super tech giant, Apple Inc. has quietly launched a new low-end version of the iMac. This keeps educational institutions to save over $200 from the regular model.

Apple Inc. seems to release the newer version to avoid all fanfare of its low-end iMac. The company clarified though that this new gadget is only for educational institutions. It costs at $1,099, saving up to $200 from the price of the regular version of iMac.

It is still not confirmed though when Apple has launched the new low-end iMac for educational institution consumers. However, according to MacRumors, the company seems to have released the product just recently. The new version has replaced the $999 iMac. This iMac for educational institutions was released last year.

Apple Inc. releases iMac for $1,099This new product features a 21.5-inch screen. Its hardware has a 3.3 GHz Core i3 processor, 4GB or memory, and 500GB of storage. The user can do upgrades for $270 each — one is for custom configuration RAM and the other is storage upgrades.

This new iMac for educational instiutions can only be ordered and purchased directly by the institution itself on the Apple store. Furthermore, no students or teachers can buy this product for personal use.



tim cook

Tim Cook Receives $383.6 Million in Stock from Apple

tim cookApple has given newly-appointed chief executive Tim Cook the equivalent of just under $384 million in stock, locking him up throughout 2021.

Cook’s deal was revealed in an SEC filing released on Friday.  Cook will serve both as chief executive with a member of Apple’s board.

Particularly, Apple granted Cook 1 million limited stock units.  Near $383.58, the cash price of Cook’s compensation would be over $383 million.  Cook by now received a salary last year of $800,000 plus a bonus of $900,000 for serving as Apple’s chief operating officer.

Half of his Cook’s new stock grant will vest in August 2016, and half will vest five years later, in August 2021.

Apple said, “Mr. Cook brings to the Board extensive executive leadership experience in the technology industry, including the management of worldwide operations, sales, service and support.”

Cook might carry a heavy trouble after being called chief executive of Apple, an iconic company with a devoted following that expects not only perfection, but magic. Marshall Goldsmith, the author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, and 23 other books, and a columnist for the Hardvard Business Web site said, “His problems are not that something’s wrong with him. His problems are that he’s replacing an icon.”

Cook wrote, “I want you to be confident that Apple is not going to change.  I cherish and celebrate Apple’s unique principles and values. Steve built a company and culture that is unlike any other in the world and we are going to stay true to that—it is in our DNA. We are going to continue to make the best products in the world that delight our customers and make our employees incredibly proud of what they do.”

Auction of Apple’s First Computer

$160k Targeted to be Bagged in Auction of Apple’s First Computer

An extraordinary portion of Apple narration will leave on sale in a while this month when auctions Apple’s first product of Christie, the Apple I private computer, for a projected $160,000-$240,000 on Nov. 23.

The Apple I, recognized by countless as the first “personal computer,” was first product offering of Apple. Roughly 200 units were hand-made by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and valued at $666.66. The computer assisted to ignite the home computer revolution when it was out in July 1976 with a totally pre-assembled motherboard.

High-end public sale house Christie’s is selling a “excellent example” of the Apple I, with an approximate ranging from $160,000 to $240,000. Yet at the low end of the estimation, the computer will put up for sale for more than 60 times its original price, around $2,500 subsequent to regulating for price rises.

These Apple 1 units have developed into fairly the collector’s item, with a projected 30 to 50 still existing. An Apple I allegedly sold for $50,000 in 1999.Auction of Apple’s First Computer

The public sale contains the Apple I in its original carrying box and the Apple I cassette crossing point, plus a signed letter from Steve Jobs, Apple cofounder. The come back address on the original wrapping illustrates that the unit transported from parents’ house of Jobs.

Christie’s will put up for sale the Apple I as component of a bigger Nov. 23 London auction as well as a cypher machine, a first version appearance copy of a publication by Charles Babbage, and a diversity of other “precious printed books and manuscripts.

The only one of its kind role of Apple in the history of computing and the faithful following it has obtained have driven sales of parts of Apple history ahead of. The proprietor of The Mac Museum of New Jersey sold a big collection of vintage Macs on eBay for $10,000 in October. An early engineering worker at Apple auctioned off the company’s innovative trade show sign and Wozniak’s toolbox in 2008.