Jailbreaking To End After iOS 8.3 & iOS 8.4? A “Rootless” iOS 9 Detailed

iOS 9 Jailbreak Rootless (concept)

iOS 9 circle icon concept (based on Apple Watch) – via.

Forgetting for a second that the last jailbreak was patched by iOS 8.1.3 back in January, what if jailbreaking were to come to an end – not years from now, but with iOS 9’s release? If you’ve kept up with Apple news sites lately, you’ve certainly seen them throw around the term “rootless“, but what does it mean? Is it possible we won’t get an iOS 9 jailbreak after iOS 8.3 and iOS 8.4 have been succeeded by the firmware? Continue Reading

iMac 5k Retina Display (Mid 2015) 27-inch Unboxing, Review and Benchmarks

iMac 5k Unboxing Review

OS X: arguably the best operating system for desktop and laptop computers alike. But what about all-in-ones? Recently, Apple announced a new entry-level configuration for their 5K Retina Display iMac that starts at a mere $1,999 before tax – normally, we wouldn’t say “mere”, but just think about that for a second. A 5K display for right at $2,000 that’s also an all-in-one desktop? That’s a surprising bargain, try to find a decent 4K monitor (sans computer) and you’ll be in for a long search. Continue Reading

2015 MacBook Pro 15-inch Unboxing, Review and Benchmark Test

MacBook pro 15 inch 2015

After Apple’s March refresh of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro, the company today released an improved version of the machine’s corresponding 15-inch 2015 MacBook version with the new Force Touch Trackpad. While the 15-inch model didn’t receive the same redesign treatment as the new MacBook, its spec bump and taptic trackpad just may entice customers enough to purchase it. Continue Reading

Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Update: Features, Walkthrough, How to Update

Apple Watch OS 1.0.1

Image from arstechnica.

Yesterday, just shy of a month from the Apple Watch’s April 24th release date, Apple issued the first software update for the device: Watch OS 1.0.1. It’s truly an interesting experience because it’s the first Apple device that requires another (the iPhone) to download and install it. But what’s changed in Watch OS 1.0.1 versus 1.0? Let’s take a look at Apple’s release notes and an in-depth installation video. Continue Reading

iOS 8.3 or 8.4 Jailbreak, Where is It?

iPhone 6 Jailbreak 8.4 Coming?Without a new iOS 8.3 jailbreak, or even an updated jailbreak utility since January for that matter, June is rapidly approaching and as all Apple enthusiasts know, June means one thing: WWDC (Apple’s annual “World Wide Developers Conference“). This year’s conference will not only showcase iOS 9 and OS X 10.11, but we’ll also likely hear word of iOS 8.4’s release date. Continue Reading

Apple Pushes 8.4 Beta 3 Prior to 8.3 & 8.4 Jailbreak

Apple's iOS 8.4 beta 3

In what appears to be a never ending cycle of new iOS 8 releases, all of which contain Apple’s TaiG jailbreak patch (first introduced with iOS 8.1.3), we find ourselves one step closer to iOS 8.4‘s eventual public release. Today, while those who updated their devices await a new iOS 8.3 jailbreak solution, Apple seeded the third beta of iOS 8.4 to developers. Continue Reading

iOS 8.3 Unjailbroken Life – Jailbreak iOS 8.3 Patch Becomes More Tempting

iPhone & Jailbreak
A new day, a new challenge. Although the current TaiG jailbreak (referred to as TaiGJBreak) was patched by iOS 8.1.3, the decision to update to 8.3 became significantly more difficult when Apple released the company’s new smart wearable: the Apple Watch. Let’s quickly discuss whether you should give up your jailbreak for iOS 8.3. Continue Reading