Wednesday, 27 August 2014

iTunes 12 Release Date Will be After iTunes 12 Beta


The next iTunes 12 update should offer an interesting design, great features and other enhancements. Apple is now working on this popular program for computers. It has recently offered a new iTunes 11.3.1 release which should help improve the overall impression from iTunes.

According to different public sources, iTunes 12 beta PC update looks elegant. It makes it possible to share your purchases of games, applications, movies, books and anything else you can get from this store with your family members which was impossible in previous versions of iTunes.

The program will make it easier to organize the library you have. The whole experience should be bright, pleasant and pleasing. The well-known iPhone maker is working on all its products to make them simpler and more enjoyable.

Windows version of iTunes has been completely redesigned. It should look cleaner and show only useful information. It has also become much easier to add your beloved tunes and tracks to your playlists because they are located side by side with your library. This is a great addition from the Cupertino-based giant!


While iTunes 12 beta download links for Windows are not available to public, you can read more about the upcoming changes thanks to developers and testers. Apple is now improving its new iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, iTunes, iPhone 6 and a lot of other things we will soon see in reality.

For now you can be sure that iTunes 12 beta release means that the final version is coming soon and the company is doing big progress on updating it and preparing it for public launch this fall.

If you are a developer you can test iTunes 12 beta after you install it using Updates menu or through Software Update option.
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Sunday, 24 August 2014

How to Use Facebook Chat Without Messenger on iPhone


Don't worry if your Facebook Messenger is not working, you can still enjoy Facebook chat without Messenger on iOS 7 iPhone. Here is how to do this.

Is it possible to chat on Facebook without being on Facebook? It is actually possible on the iPhone as users can now continue Facebook chat without Messenger. In other words, you don’t have to install Facebook Messenger application on your smartphone as you can talk with your friends using this guide.

Issues to Overcome with iPhone Facebook App


Sometimes iOS users experience iPhone Facebook Messenger not working problems. There is no need to go through this as you can be on this social network and not use Messenger at all, but only if your smartphone is jailbroken.

iOS 7 devices can be jailbroken with Pangu and Evasi0n untethered tools that support versions up to 7.1.2. iPhone Facebook chat can be improved if you install a simple tweak called FBNoNeedMessenger which doesn’t allow the social network program to redirect your iDevice to the Facebook Messenger program each time you click on Messages menu.

iPhone Facebook No Need Messenger iOS 7 Tweak


Thus, if you have iPhone Facebook app, jailbroken and don’t want to install the second app [Facebook Messenger] you can simply download the free Cydia tweak mentioned above and chat with your friends with ease.

The jailbreak application allows you using the old version that has in-built chat option which is nice if you get frustrated when you are redirected to Messenger. Maybe Facebook will soon fix the issue that a lot of users are not happy about, but for now this trick can save your time and nerves.

Facebook Messenger for iPhone can still be used if you are not annoyed by it. It’s up to you whether to continue using the social network the way it works [with redirection] or chat on Facebook without Messenger after jailbreak.
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Friday, 15 August 2014

Pangu 1.2.1 Jailbreak Download for Windows [iOS 7.1 / 7.1.1 / 7.1.2 Support]


Soon after Pangu 1.2 update for iOS 7.1.x jailbreak was launched, the guys from China release another upgrade. You can now download Pangu jailbreak 1.2.1 for Windows computers and get fixes to some previous bugs.

Pangu is the only jailbreak for iOS 7.1 and up to 7.1.2 that exists today. It supports iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and works on Mac and Windows [different versions for different platforms]. You can easily jailbreak iPhone iOS 7.1.2 and two previous firmwares with it as the program does everything mostly automatically.

The main difference between Pangu jailbreak and Evasi0n is that you have to change the date on your iDevice while unthethering iOS 7.1.1, 7.1.2 or 7.1 with Pangu as otherwise this program will fail to work. Users have to set up June 2 as their smartphone or tablet date.

Pangu jailbreak 1.2.1 download is available at the tool’s official site [http://en.pangu.io/]. Unlike the preceding Mac update Pangu 1.2.0 which solve different issues [boot loop, sandbox log etc.], the new 1.2.1 version fixes only crash problem on PC.

Jailbreak Pangu 1.2.1 Download and Installation


Step 1. Get the newest iOS 7.1.x jailbreak for Windows.

Step 2. Once you run the jailbreak, you should follow the on-screen guide and remember to set June 2, 2014 as your date to succeed.

Step 3. Allow the program finish jailbreaking and reboot.

You can enjoy staying jailbroken on iOS 7.1.x firmware with Cydia available on your Home screen where tons of jailbreak apps, tweaks and hacks can be obtained for better iDevice experience.

P.S. If you didn’t have problems with this program on Windows, there is no need to re-jailbreak with untethered Pangu jailbreak 1.2.1.
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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Install iTunes 11.3.1 [The Most Recent iTunes Version for Windows and Mac]



Apple offers the new iTunes update to its users with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This program is a desktop one that offers different options for iOS users. If you haven’t had time to install iTunes 11.3.1, you can update now to get all the extras and improvements.

iTunes 11.3.1 release solves the problems with podcasts. If you download and listen to podcasts you might like to download this program right away as it should make your experience much better. Users noticed problems with podcasts in previous versions of iTunes, and now you are welcome to get the latest update that is meant to fix iTunes bugs found earlier.

Some people noted that they couldn’t get new episodes being adding automatically once they subscribed for new podcasts. This problem should be gone in iTunes 11.3.1 release. Besides, the program should not freeze when you select your podcasts from your list.

According to the report, the latest [most recent] iTunes version addresses the bu with subscribed podcasts and program not responding when you browse podcasts episodes.

What else does Apple offer in its iTunes launch? This update comes with some new Extras for your HD movies. The company earlier promised that uses will get extra videos, great photos, behind-the-scenes access and other things with HD movies, and it seems that such changes begin to arrive.

If you have some HD movies in your gallery, you will not have to pay for Extras. The changes should become available to you right after you install iTunes 11.3.1.

You can get the new version in Software Update. Note that the file size is 82.3MB.
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Friday, 8 August 2014

iOS 8 Beta 5 Release with New Options


The new iOS 8 beta 5 is launched and now all devs can use direct download links to install iOS 8 beta 5 on their iDevice. Besides, iOS developers can update via OTA and test this new beta to see what the bugs and problems are. The final version should be available this fall. iOS 8 beta 5 release comes with some new features.

Apple hasn’t added any major changes. These improvements are minor, still you can take a look at the iOS 8 beta 5 features that are making this firmware better.


The company has improved its HealthKit using the Spirometry data options. Besides, it makes iPhone ask you each time your computer or tablet device wishes to access SMS on the smartphone. This option is better known as SMS Relay. With its help, computers and tablets will be able to make phone calls and send SMS.


Apple has changes its icons for iCloud Drive and improved this option along with Health application icons.
With iOS 8 beta 5 update you can see whether you are allowed to make Wi-Fi calls. If your carrier supports this option you will see a special label.

The latest beta allows changing high resolution pictures from iCloud and keeping them in lower-res in Photo Storage.

There are a lot of other interesting changes you can discover once you upgrade using the links below.



iOS 8 Beta 5 Supported iPad and iPhone Models


Users with iPhone can download the updates from here:

  • iPhone 4S 
  • iPhone 5 version A1428 
  • iPhone 5 A1429
  • iPhone 5S version A1453 and A1533 
  • iPhone 5S A1518, A1528, A1530 or A1457 
  • iPhone 5c versions A1456, A1532
  • iPhone 5c A1507, A1516, A1526 and A1529 

Install iOS 8 Beta 5 on iPad


Use these direct links to download the new beta 5 on iPad: Wi-Fi and Cellular AT&T and Verizon

  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi
  • iPad 2 W-Fi Rev A 
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi and 3G CDMA 
  • Pad 2 Wi-Fi and 3G GSM 
  • iPad 3 Wi-Fi 
  • iPad 4 A1458 
  • iPad 4 A1459 
  • iPad 4 A1460
  • iPad Air A1474 
  • iPad Air A1475
  • iPad Air A1476
  • iPad mini A1432 
  • iPad mini A1454
  • iPad mini A1455 
  • iPad mini A1489 
  • iPad mini A1490
  • iPad mini A1491

You can install the new beta on iPod touch 5G
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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

How to Replace iPhone 5S Display Easily

Customers who purchased their iPhone 5S and experience problems with the screen can replace display on iPhone 5S with Apple’s help. The company offers the replacement program in its retail stores. The similar program was offered for the iPhone 5c models throughout 2014.

According to different sources, iPhone 5S display replacement deal begins on August 4, 2014. The famous iOS company should start offering iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C replacements in its stores beginning on Monday.

Right now Apple Stores are accepting a big number of screens for the iPhone 5S. This happens right in time for the program to start. Once it begins, it will mean that you can go to any Apple Store in order to replace your iPhone 5S screen if you need to. All the stores should offer the same service this August.


The whole program takes place in the U.S. stores only. It is currently unknown whether the iPhone maker is going to offer iPhone 5S screen replacement in foreign countries where consumers might also need to change their display.

Unfortunately, you cannot replace your iPhone display for free. Apple will charge you about $150 for the iPhone 5S display replacement.

Beginning on August 4, you can go to any Apple Store in the U.S. and pay $150 to have your display replaced by the company’s service department. You can also replace your smartphone, but this will cost $250.

The offer is great for users with a broken iPhone 5S screen who wish to continue using their handset but don’t want to purchase a new device.
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Monday, 28 July 2014

How to Protect iPhone / iPad from Unauthorized Pairing



It is possible to protect your iPhone pairing and iPad pairing via Apple Configurator. There are a lot of reports and rumors and government spying on people through “backdoors” in firmware. If you are using iOS device, someone might be spying on you and if you wish to protect yourself and close your personal data you can use this advice

It is necessary to say that Apple assures that it doesn’t crate any “backdoors” in iOS. Anyways, here is how you can use Apple Configurator for Mac in order to protect your smartphone or tablet device from unauthorized pairing.

You are not advised to use Configurator download if you often sync your iDevice through iTunes on your computer. This is only for users who need to keep their data safe without syncing. Besides, there is still no Apple Configurator for Windows. Its Mac version is free to get.

Notes.

When you try to change your iDevice profile using Configurator this might force install iOS 7.1.2 on your gadget or any latest firmware version available at the moment. In other words, you will lose your all information and jailbreak status if you are jailbroken.


Step 1. Download Apple Configurator and launch in on your Mac.



Step 2. Select Prepare option and name your iDevice.

Step 3. Enable Supervision feature and uncheck the option called “Allow devices to connect to other Macs” – you can then select the “+” option.


 Step 4. Now it’s time to create a new profile using such an option.


 
Step 5. Select Restrictions – Configure and go down to uncheck the option called “Allow pairing with non-Configurator hosts.”




Step 6. Save everything you have done and your profile is created.


Step 7. You should uncheck the box next to your new profie. If you haven’t named it you will see Untitled name.


Step 8.  Select Prepare and enter all the details you want to be saved.


Step 9. Select Done and Apply after you have connected your iPhone or iPad to your computer.

This should protect your information from unauthorized iPad and iPhone pairing.
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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

When Apple is to Release Its iOS 8 Beta 4

There are rumors, according to which Apple will launch its new iOS 8 beta 4 later than planned. While most people believed beta 4 launch date would be July 21, it could happen so that Apple postpones this date till July 28. The new iOS 8 beta 4 release date will be Monday, as different sources believe.

Next Monday or Monday after next, it is currently not clear whether the Cupertino-based giant is going to change its beta 4 release time or not since there are only predictions and no official confirmations from the company.


A source from Apple states that there is a possibility about the release being postponed by one week, however it could also be so that you get all the download iOS 8 beta 4 links the upcoming Monday, July 21.

iOS 8 Beta 4 Release Date Postponed Till The End of July


Apple likes to change the dates of its releases still a lot of rumors become the reality. This Monday or next one, you will still get a chance to update to iOS 8 beta 4 and see how this firmware upgrade changes the previous beta, which bugs it solves and what new problems offers to developers who are registered with the official Dev Center and have UDID to update.

At the same time, while ordinary users cannot follow the direct links to download iOS 8 beta 4 once it is released, it is possible to update through iTunes even without the UDID. This is risky and beta is not the official tested firmware, but it is also interesting to see what the iPhone maker is going to offer later this year to everyone.

Beta 4 will be followed by 2 or 3 more betas and then Apple will officially launch this firmware update to all customers. As rumors believe, this should happen in September 2014.
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Monday, 14 July 2014

Apple Rumored to Delay 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Launch Date Until 2015

While users expected to see iPhone 6 launch date this September for both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, it looks like Apple is going to pause with the second version. iPhone 6 delay has been rumored by Ming-Chi Kuo analyst from KGI Securities who says that company will have to produce this bigger iPhone in 2015.
In other words, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 release date will be the next year because of the problems with its production. Mr. Kuo has a long track of predictions for the “fruit” products that came true. According to him, iPhone 6 delayed 2015 is caused by production issues and this smartphone might appear in October 2014 or after Christmas.


The exact iPhone 6 delivery date is not known for both models. We only can believe predictions which are set for September at least for the 4.7-inch smartphone. Kuo mentiones that Apple faces supply limits with this device, and there are not panels for the 5.5-inch handset along with with issues with casing colors.

This new-gen cell phone will have a new A8 processor, a slim design, some button relocations, sapphire-glass screen and a lot of other features. Some rumors mention that the new chip will offer the clock speed of 2GHz. It might even be faster.


This is an improved processor. The fast iPhone 5S has the 1.3 GHz chip and the next gen device will be even faster.

We’ve seen a lot of leaks of the future handset. Apple might surprise us this fall releasing two version of its next smartphone or really postpone the launch of the iPhone 6 with a 5.5-inch display until 2015.
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Sunday, 13 July 2014

iTunes 11.3 Download for Mac and Windows PC


Apple has launched iTunes update. The version 11.3 can be downloaded by both Mac and Windows users. The program comes with some extra options which you can get once you install iTunes 11.3 on your computer.

iTunes is used for listening to music, downloading apps, books, games and videos by iPhone and iPad owners. It is necessary to get iTunes 11.3 download if you are going to unlock or jailbreak your iDevice. You can also upgrade if you wish to see what the new options are. You can also find out how to unlink account in iTunes (if such info is interesting for you).

The update offers some extra features for HD films. For example, you can get some short movies, extra scenes, images, commentaries and behind-the-scenes extras along with your HD movie. All the options are available to Apple TV users as well once they update their software to version 6.2. Besides, all the new iTunes 11.3 extra features will be offered to iOS 8 users this fall.


Users who have downloaded HD videos in the past can now get the extras for their previous purchases for free, but only once this extra information is available.

How can you update your iTunes to version 11.3? Go to your Mac App Store to get the latest release through Software Update or use these direct links to download the program update directly on your Windows or Mac:

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