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Facebook teams up with carriers to offer discounted data access to Facebook messaging

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Facebook announced partnerships with multiple mobile operators to provide free or discounted data access for its website usage. As we already know, much of the Facebook’s usage is from the mobile devices and the Mark Zuckerberg’s company is trying to make it easier on the wallets to access it.

Facebook’s latest promotion offers you free or discounted data access on Messenger for Android, Messenger for iOS and, of course, for every platform, for which the service has been optimized. Read more »

Images of next Apple iPad case leaks, suggests slimmer body and thinner bezels

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Apple is already working on its next generation iPad and the design has allegedly already leaked in China. As a result we get these images of a case, which is supposedly a custom fit for the upcoming fifth generation of the iPad. The popular accessory maker MiniSuit claims to have got the specifications and the design from a reliable source.

Judging by the case, the next-generation iPad will have a design, which is very much alike that of the iPad mini.The slate should have a narrower design with thinner bezels on either side of the display. Read more »

Facebook for iOS updated, now offers free calls to US and Canada

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Facebook has just issued an update to its iOS application. Facebook for iOS, which is one of the prominent applications in the App Store now comes with several new features and enhanced user experience.

Facebook 5.5 for iOS offers improved buttons to like, comment and share posts. The share button also allows you to re-post stories to your news feed and is available in all languages. Read more »

Plants vs. Zombies for iOS is free for a week

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In case you’ve never heard about Plants vs. Zombies or you’ve never thought it’s worth paying for, I have some good news.

The highly popular game is now free in the Apple’s App Store for both the iPhone and iPad. Read more »

Apple attacked by hackers, no data stolen

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Apple has revealed that it was attacked by hackers and a small group of its employees Macintosh computers were infected. The good news is no data appears to be stolen, but the company will continue to be watchful.

Apparently, the attack on the Cupertino’s was from the same hackers who had targeted Facebook last month. Read more »

Apple releases two new iPad ads, ‘Alive’ and ‘Together’

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After the lulzy Microsoft Surface Pro ad, Apple has now released two new ads for its own tablets, the iPad and iPad mini.

Called ‘Alive’ and ‘Together’, the two ads once again concentrate on people using their iPads to get things done, with the focus primarily being on the incredible range of third party tablet apps that the iPad has. Read more »

Dropbox 2.1 for iOS released, has a PDF viewer on board

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Dropbox has updated its app for the iOS platform to version 2.1, adding some cool new features to it.

The most notable improvement is the ability to view PDF files through the app’s very own PDF viewer. This mean you don’t have to use the smartphone’s preinstalled PDF viewer anymore. Read more »

Apple acknowledges Exchange bugs in iOS 6.1, promises to fix them shortly

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Its a known fact that Apple is having a horror time with its latest version of iOS, but the company has promised to fix the issues with an upcoming software update. Apple claims to have identified the issue, which was affecting the Microsoft Exchange support and will be addressing it shortly.

The latest iOS update caused various problems to enterprise users, who had connected to the Microsoft exchange servers. Microsoft even allegedly suggested that server administrators ban iOS 6.1 devices from accessing Exchange servers. Read more »

Infinity Blade is now available for free in the App Store

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Infinity Blade, the popular sword fighting game developed exclusively for iDevices, is now available for free as a part of Apple’s app of the week promotion

The action blockbuster was the first game to be built on the Unreal 3 graphics engine and it really made a splash when it released. Read more »

Apple Maps takes another hit as Oz Fire Authorities call it dangerous

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Apple Maps, the company’s in-house mapping system for its iDevices has been questioned time and time again for its accuracy. The Australian police had earlier called the Apple Maps “life-threatening” and now the Country Fire Authority in Victoria has described the mapping service as “dangerous”.

CFA’s FireReady app for iOS, which is used to report the busyfires in the state, uses Apple Maps and unfortunately the map data turned out to be inaccurate. The fire authorities seem to be failing to reach the destination due to the inaccuracies, when the fire is reported. Read more »

A newly found iOS 6.1 glitch allows you to bypass the passcode lock

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The latest edition of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system hasn’t exactly has the smoothest of rides. First it was network connectivity issues and now it’s this glitch, which lets you bypass the passcode lock.

An observant user found a way to enter the menu of a pass protected iPhone in a just a few easy steps. Read more »

Real Racing 3 will be free when it lands on Android and iOS at the end of this month

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This particular news surely caught me by surprise, folks! Firemonkey’s highly anticipated Real Racing 3 video game will be available for free when it launches on Android and iOS on February 28. The word was delivered by Nick Earl – Electronic Arts’ senior vice president for mobile and social game development.

Offering the third installment of the Real Racing franchise for free is a massive departure from the norm for Electronic Arts. Read more »

Studio developing ‘Infinity Blade: Dungeons’ shuts down, game put on hold indefinitely

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You may remember getting a sneak peek at Epic Games’ Infinity Blade: Dungeons, the third game in the Infinity Blade series for iOS devices, during the iPad 3 launch event last year. Unlike the first two games, Dungeons adopted a top-down isometric view with proper player motion and gameplay, unlike the mindless screen swiping in the first two games.

Unfortunately, Impossible Studios, the studio developing the game for Epic Games, has been shut down, with the game now put on hold indefinitely. Read more »

Evasi0n’s jailbreak tool hacked 7 million iOS devices in four days

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It looks like the recently launched iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool evasi0n has been doing quite well, people! Cydia’s creator Jay Freeman told Forbes that the tool has been used to hack 7 million iOS devices since its release a few days ago.

The abovementioned number includes 5.15 million iPhones, 1.35 million iPads, and 400,000 iPod Touchs – quite an impressive number given the fact that evasi0n has been out for only four days now. Read more »

Mailbox now available for iPhone on first-come first-serve basis

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Mailbox, one of the much awaited third party email client application for iPhone is finally available on App Store. The application currently supports Gmail only and is taking reservations on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The redesigned mailbox is light, fast and mobile-friendly. The app allows you to check mails by just swiping and scanning an entire conversation has never been this easy before. With the latest mailbox you can snooze emails and get a reminder later. Read more »