Samsung Official Says They Didn’t Hike Prices For iPhone And iPad Processors

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Earlier this week a report from Korean publication ‘Chosun‘ stated that Samsung had hiked the prices for the processors it manufactures for Apple. The report claimed that Samsung increased prices by 20 percent and Apple agreed. It turns out that report was false. According to The Hankyoreh, a Seoul-based newspaper, who received word from a [...]

Samsung Spending $4 Billion On Manufacturing Plant In U.S.

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The processor business is pretty good right now, if you’re Samsung Electronics Co. With smartphone makers the world over coming to the Korean tech giant for mobile CPUs, they’re looking to expand their chip building operations. After spending almost $2 billion on new facilities in their home country, Samsung will now be spending $4 billion [...]

Apple CPU Designer Jim Keller Departs For Greener AMD Pastures To Join Mark Papermaster

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One of the key architects of some of Apple’s recent CPUs is leaving the company to join AMD. Jim Keller, who’s been with Apple since their 2008 acquisition of PA Semi, is leaving to join his former Apple coworker Mark Papermaster. Keller is the man behind some of Apple’s biggest processor designs, including the A4 [...]

How To: Jailbreak A5 iOS Devices Running iOS 5.1.1 Untethered With RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 [Windows]

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Although we did show you the process involved in Jailbreaking your iPhone 4S, the new iPad (iPad 3G) or iPad 2G Untethered running the iOS 5.1.1 firmware with the Mac OS X version of RedSn0w 0.9.12b1, we always like to a have a Windows version of our guides available. No, the process is not different, but [...]

How To: Downgrade iPhone 4S, The New iPad (3rd-Gen), iPad 2 Using RedSn0w 0.9.11b1 [Mac OS X]

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Earlier today we told you that the iPhone Dev-Team released their downgrading solution for the iPhone 4S, the new iPad and also the iPad 2. It came in the form of RedSn0w 0.9.11b1 and will allow those that accidentally updated to the iOS 5.1 or iOS 5.1.1  firmware to downgrade back to the iOS 5.0.1 firmware [...]

Upcoming RedSn0w Supports Restoring, Downgrades For iPad 2, iPad 3 And iPhone 4S, Says MuscleNerd

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MuscleNerd tweeted today that the upcoming release of RedSn0w will support restoring independent of iTunes, as well as the ability to downgrade to previous firmware, even on A5(X) devices like the iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad 3. The only caveat so far is that this requires SHSH blobs, meaning your device would have had to have previously [...]

The iPhone Dev-Team To Release A Downgrading Solution For A5 iOS Devices?

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It looks like hacker MuscleNerd has done some of his own snooping through the iOS 5.1.1 firmware, as he has recently tweeted Apple left alone an unreleased technique that will allow A5 iOS devices to be downgrade back to the iOS 5.0.1 firmware. This is the first we have heard from hacker MuscleNerd on such a [...]

iPad 2,4 Is Cheaper For Apple, Provides Longer Battery Life Thanks To Samsung’s Manufacturing Process

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Even with the new generation of iPad available, Apple is still selling iPad 2s. What you might not know is that Apple’s new iPad 2s have gotten a refresh. Because Apple is selling these iPads at a lower price they need to reduce their own costs to make a profit. One method by which they have [...]

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Progress Update: Pod2g Already Bypassed ASLR

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For those of us following Pod2g’s 5.1 jailbreak saga, we have some more good news. It seems that Apple’s latest Address Space Layout Randomization scheme wasn’t as tough to break as anticipated. Pod2g announced on Twitter this morning that he was able to bypass ASLR. The next step of the project is to execute code [...]

AprilRa1n: The New iPad (iPad 3), iPad 2, iPhone 4S A5/A5X iOS 5.1 Untethered Jailbreak [Download Now]

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Update #1: Read the NOTE shown at the bottom of this article. The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here! An iOS 5.1 Untethered Jailbreak for the new iPad (iPad 3), iPad 2, iPhone 4S (A5/A5X) and all previous generation iOS devices has been released in the form of AprilRa1n. The AprilRa1n [...]