Only yesterday Apple released iOS 6.1 beta 4 and you can download it using direct links but only few minutes ago Cupertino company gave you the possibility to download iOS 6.0.2 firmware for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini.
Here below are direct download links and you can choose the one you need. As to the iOS 6.0.2 features Apple said that this version brought only minor improvements and bug fixes like “a bug that could impact WiFi”.
On November 1 Apple introduced iOS 6.0.1 for all supported devices. That version didn’t showed some revolutionary changes, only improved Apple maps, Passbook app update and small but list of bug fixes. The new version brings only fix for WiFi bug.
You can download iOS 6.0.2 firmware over the air update (Settings – General – Software update) or in iTunes. However this version is only for iPad Mini models as WiFi, GSM and CDMA and for iPhone 5 models as GSM and CDMA. There is no information about other iOS devices and iOS 6.0.2 release for them. It seems this version was developed only for iPad mini and iPhone 5 because many user complaints on WiFi issues. I already posted an article about iPhone 5 WiFi problems and you can check it.
iOS 6.0.2 release could hint on the fact that soon Apple will launch iOS 6.1 to the public. However, according to i8sn0w, iOS 6.1b4 expires in late January and we will see new iOS in 2013. But now is 2012 and here below are the links for download.
Interesting news is waiting on all Facebook users who like the Instagram application. According to the company [Facebook acquired the popular program back in September], Instagram Facebook data sharing has been confirmed.
With too many fake stories wandering the web iPhone users start to lose their hopes to learn the real situation behind the iOS 6.0.1 untethered jailbreak status. The latest fake news about DreamJailbreak solution is just another sad idea that gave hope to millions of Apple fans worldwide.
In the end of last week Google released a new mapping application for iOS, which pleased many users iPhone, dissatisfied with the iOS 6 Apple maps. From now you can download Google Maps app for iOS 6 / 6.0.1 devices for free in the App Store. If you have already done it I will show you how to use Siri for Google Mpas directions.
Unfortunately, Google Maps for iOS can not use the advantages of regular map service, including integration into interface of the operating system. For example, Apple maps are closely related to Siri, making it easier, in some cases, the interaction with the service. However to use the new map service from Google like directions you can and using Siri.
Apparently, Apple developers did not just eat their own bread. Today, the company has rolled out another test version of upcoming iOS 6.1 and now you can download iOS 6.1 beta using direct links and without developer account.
Assembly is available for all officially registered developers but here you will be able to download iOS 6.1 IPSW without it. Along with beta update Apple released new Xcode 4.6 Developer Preview 4 and the new test firmware for the Apple TV.
On Monday, Apple announced that for the first weekend sales of the iPhone 5 in China, the manufacturer has to realize over 2 million smartphones. Official sales of high-end Apple phones in China started on December 14.
In Apple statement said that to day the Chinese market has become the company’s second largest after the United States and it accounts for 15% of sales. The company noted that this time in China, there were no queues in front of the traditional shopping, but consumers have made quite a number of pre-orders, which did not exist before.
Apple released its sixth-generation iOS smartphone in 33 more countries on Friday. This weekend is a good time to get your hands on iPhone 5 if you live in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and other places around the world.
Now it is easy to make Google Maps on iOS 6 or iOS 6.0.1 as default Maps app and I’ll show you how to do it on jailbroken iDevice.
Apparently, iOS 6 iPhone and iPad users have been really waiting for return to their gadgets of Google map service. The mobile version of Google Maps took only a few hours in order to take first place in the list of free apps in App Store. The only problem is that after installing the new maps on the iPhone and iPod touch all links in the iOS is still open in the maps from Apple.
The main difference between the iPad mini 2 from the first model will be a higher resolution display, according to Taiwanese industry sources. The new version of a full-sized tablet iPad 5 will get changes as well. Apple will focus on reducing the weight of the device. So, let’s wait for iPad Mini 2 release date and enjoy better display.
The current version of the iPad mini has a display with a diagonal of 7.9 inches and iPad mini resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, bringing the pixel density of the screen is 163 ppi – it’s less than that of other modern Apple products. You can also compare iPad Mini with iPad 4 and 3.
It is assumed that the mini-tablets of the second generation will use proprietary Retina technology with increased fourfold resolution. The index screen will be 2048 x 1536 pixels, and the density – 326 pixels per inch. In addition to “super display” Apple will give its device more powerful stuffing (processor and graphics accelerator).
It also reported that Apple is working hard to reduce the weight of the 10-inch versions of the iPad 5. As one of the options being considered is the ability to install not two, but one, a more powerful LED backlight and IGZO display in the new gadget . It is expected that the new Apple tablet will go on sale in spring 2013.
However there is no clear information about iPad Mini 2 launch day. It can be in Spring or Summer. I think it will be released with iPad 2 in following spring but this information doesn’t confirmed.
Apple started production of different types of tablet to share market in 2013 and still be a leader of tablet’s sales. I don’t know about iPad 5 but if iPad Mini display will use Retina technology it will be more popular that ever. Even today the first Mini is much popular than iPad 4.
Now you can install iOS 6 on iPhone 3G and 2G with WhiteD00r. Starting with iOS 4, Apple refused to support the original iPhone (2G) and first iPod touch player. Also users of iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2g can’t update their devices to iOS 5 and iOS 6. The reason of such decisions company justified the low performance of these devices.
The Matteo Morando project WhiteD00r decided to restore the injustice and provide the owners with outdated smartphones and players access to features the latest Apple OS. For this the developer releases a modified firmware for the first and second generations of iPhone and iPod touch which flaunt the benefits of current assemblies.