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iPhone Space Invaders Gameplay Works from iOS 9 Home Screen

iPhone Space Invaders is a fun game you can play right from your Home screen if you are running iOS 9 platform. This classic game is available to all users who are jailbroken. Right now you can only jailbreak iOS 9 – 9.0.2 iPhone with Pangu since Apple patched the exploits starting with iOS 9.1 upgrade.

There is one cool jailbreak tweak you can use. It is called SpringInvaders. If you install this tool from Cydia store [you can download it from the BigBoss repo at $0.99] you’ll get a chance to play your favorite classic arcade right from iPhone Home screen.

Space Invaders iPhone Home Screen iOS 9 Jailbreak Tweak

By the way you can play game from iPhone Home screen on iOS 8 as well because the jailbreak tweak supports both iOS 9 and iOS 8 platform versions.

Since you’ll be playing from your Home screen you will see no aliens. Instead you’ll have to shoot your iOS 9 or iOS 8 app icons on iPhone and control the spaceship to fight with them. Move the spaceship by tilting right / left and tap on the screen when you are ready to fire bullets at the application icons. This game is pretty fun especially if you are jailbroken.

You will score 10 points for each bullet that reaches its aim. If you miss a shot you’ll lose 5 points [here is the list of top free 2016 iPhone games]. If you wish to shoot several app icons at once you can tap – hold on your display and create a huge sized bullet.

You can configure the game using Settings. Turn it on and off. Launch the game using Activator gesture [remember to set it up in Settings] and select difficulty level. Isn’t it fun to play the game like this on your iPhone right from the Home screen?

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Download iOS 9.3 Beta 4: Dev Get Direct Links

Looking for direct links iOS 9.3 beta 4 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch? Apple hasn’t released this firmware for public beta testers yet. Only registered developers can download iOS 9.3 beta 4 at the moment.

Apple brings some new features with iOS 9.3. Developers and public testers have already got a chance to see what the ‘fruit’ company is to offer soon. The first beta was released in early January. This platform brings Night Shift option that should make reading more comfortable on iPhone and iPad at different times of the day.

iOS 9.3 Beta 4 Release Download

Night Shift iOS 9.3 feature can use your clock and geolocation [if you agree] to shift colors in your screen to warmer or colder. This happens automatically and your eyes should notice no difference except it will become easier on them.

iOS 9.3 beta 4 release arrives with the same options. You can protect some iOS applications with Touch ID and password. You can get quick actions [via 3D Touch feature] for different programs including Health, Weather, Settings and others. You will be able to turn Live Photos into still images by duplicating them. Apple improved some iOS 9.3 apps and enhanced the educational role of the iDevices by allowing multiple Apple ID management within Classroom app.

Public beta testers should soon get iOS 9.3 public beta 4 launch. Keep an eye on this upgrade and remember that iOS 9.3 will soon become available to millions of ‘fruit’ users from all over the world.

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Useful iPhone Error 53 Fix Guide: iOS 9.2.1 Upgrade

Finally Apple released a real iPhone error 53 fix. A lot of users suffered from this problem that appeared once they repaired the iPhone 6 / 6s / 6 Plus / 6s Plus at unauthorized shop. The Cupertino-based giant released a new mobile firmware update and once you install it on the handset you should solve the problem with error 53.

Users who have iPhone 5s and earlier models didn’t have the issue because their gadget has no Touch ID option. Apple assured that its phones have to include only authorized parts. Still the company found a way how to fix error 53 without switching smartphones.

Users with the bricked device have to download iOS 9.2.1 update. Apple offers iOS 9.2.1 version 13D20 and this is what has to help you. Follow the guide and get your handset to work again.

Fix iPhone Error 53 Brick iOS 9.2.1 Update

How to Fix Bricked iPhone Caused by Error 53

Step 1. Update iTunes to the most recent version on your computer.

Step 2. Use USB cable to plug bricked iPhone 6 / 6s to your PC or Mac.

Step 3. iTunes will see the bricked phone.

Step 4. Choose iPhone in the iTunes menu and be very attentive.

Step 5. You have to hard restart [force reset] the iPhone. You can mange this by clicking-holding your Power or Sleep / Wake button. Keep holding this button and at the same time press Home button. Wait for your screen to enter reboot state and show Apple logo.

Step 6. Once the gadget has restarted you should choose Restore iPhone option on iTunes. Note that this way you’ll delete all information from the gadget. If you don’t want to wipe your data you should hold Shift [Alt / Option] depending whether you have Windows or Mac computer and choose Check for Update feature. You’ll have to download iOS 9.2.1 build 13D20 ipsw file beforehand and save on your computer and point to this file.

Step 7. Choose Download and Install – Agree to Terms and Conditions and wait for iTunes to upgrade your iPhone mobile firmware to version that fixes brick error 53.

Was it easy for you?

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iPhone Bricked Can’t Restore Bug to Be Fixed

Have you heard of iPhone error 53 1970 bug? Users who tried to change the date on their iOS 9 smartphone back to 1970 found out they now own a bricked handset. Apple assures that it knows about the issue and working on the fix.

Users who report about iPhone bricked can’t restore problem decided to change the date as a joke. Some users were pranked. Others just didn’t believe they could brick their own iPhone this easy. Still there is a big amount of users who are in search for how to fix iPhone brick bug.

iPhone Bricked Error 53 Bug Fix

Apple should deliver the solution in its future software update. Right now the company is testing iOS 9.3 beta [both developers and public beta testers can now download iOS 9.3 beta 3]. Probably this iPhone firmware version will also fix ‘1970’ date bug that bricks iPhones across the world. The information is official. Apple reported about the upcoming fix through the Support website. Apple employees have a headache since last week because this was when users discovered the problem.

Once iOS 9.3 becomes public that changing of dates on iPhone should no longer result in smartphone brick. The issue will be gone. At least this is what both Apple and many users are hoping for. If you have the problem right now you might want to also contact Apple Support to get help. The ‘fruit’ giant could possibly replace your bricked phone until the problem is fixed. Just note that not all Apple stores are eager to replace your ‘1970’ bricked model with a new working one.

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Look up Old Stock Performance Charts on iPhone

Are you following the news how different stocks perform? Would you like to get detailed information about old stock performance charts on iPhone? If you follow one trick you’ll be able to get back as far as 5 and even 10 years [it is time to download free iOS 9 games for 2016]. Isn’t it interesting to get the old data and predict on what to expect on the investment banking / management market these days?

You can access long-term iPhone stock performance charts via Stocks program. This application gives you a chance to track some stock performaces you are really interested in. Everything can be done right from your beloved smartphone. You should be running iOS 9 or late versions of iOS 8 to gather all the information about investing in a stock today and years ago.

iPhone Check Stock Performance 5 10 Years iOS 9

The stock iPhone app can display information for a day, a week, a month, a year etc. If you click on Date option you will be able to view the chart for the time period you select. The default options are limited to 2 years. If you need to check how stocks performed 5, 10 years ago – you should rotate your handset in landscape mode. Yes, this trick is so simple. The chart will at once include options for 5 and 10 years. Isn’t it cool? Since this is iOS 9 app it should also support next iOS 9.3 with new features for iPhone and iPad.

This is so easy to get the data about old stock performance for different companies. Maybe you have doubts about investing into the stock 10 years ago. Check it now and you’ll know if your investments could fail or win.

Now you know how to view 10-year stock history right on the iOS 9 iPhone.

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You Can Enable More iPhone Emoticons on iOS 9

Are you a fan of emojis? These cute icons have become pretty popular along with other emoticons Apple and other companies are now sharing with their customers. You can unveil more iPhone emoticons than you already have. It is possible to do on both iPhone and iPad. We’ll explain how to make even more icons a part of your everyday communication with family and friends.

The long iPhone emoji and emoticons list can be extended if you know one little secret. Have you heard that these icons were originally introduced in Japan? Well, switch your language to Japanese and you’ll be surprised.

More Emoticons iPhone iOS 9 Guide

How to Enable Emoticons iPhone 6 Guide for More Images

Step 1. Launch Settings.

Step 2. Select General menu on your iPhone’s Settings app.

Step 3. Go to Keyboards.

Step 4. Choose Keyboards section.

Step 5. Click inside to Add New Keyboard.

Step 6. Find the Japanese language in the list of languages.

Step 7. Click to open the keyboard features and choose Romaji [also learn how to unlock secret Spock emoji on iPhone without jailbreak].

Romaji Keyboard

Step 8. You have enabled a new iPhone keyboard. Go to Messages or any other program where you are able to type and open keyboard. You can click-hold the globe icon to choose Romaji.

Step 9. With Romaji being active you can tap the 123 button and you will find new emoticons to choose from.

123 Button

There are many emoticons you can enjoy on iOS 9. This simple trick brings you many interesting additions to what you already have.

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Protect iPhone from Brick Bug on iOS 9 / iOS 8

Many users report the new iPhone brick bug and since it was discovered in 2016 – you have to learn how to protect iPhone from bricking. Why is it so important? Those Apple fans who have been affected by this issue searched for guides on how to fix iPhone brick and… failed.

Some manipulations with the iPhone are pretty dangerous. There is a video that surfaced online recently and shows how the iPhone gets bricked once the date is changed in Settings. This sounds unbelievable at first but those who tried to repeat the procedure and do the same – also got a bricked smartphone.

Protect iPhone from Bricking iOS 9 Bug

The boot up display can be caused by wrong clock set up. If you try to change the clock on iPhone to January 1st, 1970 you could be stucked with the bricked handset. You can try to connect to iTunes and even get the DFU display however you won’t be able to bypass the book display.

Luckily there is the BrickingDate jailbreak tweak. It simply doesn’t allow changing the date to 1970 and bricking your iPhone. It’s a nice way to protect iPhone from bricking and letting your friends play a joke on you.

Users with jailbroken iPhone iOS 9 device should download and install the tweak just in case. You’ll have to add http://repo.ziph0n.com to your Cydia sources and find the jailbreak app. Apple could also fix the bug soon. The company is most likely aware of the problem that is widely discussed on the web.

If your iPhone is already running iOS 9.2 or iOS 9.1 – you are not able to untether it. So you have only one escape in case you are affected by the bug. Keep your fingers crossed and hope the Cupertino-based giant finds a working solution sooner than later.

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Upgrade to 128GB iPhone at $60 in Shenzhen

Would you like to upgrade to 128GB iPhone 6 or 6s? Many Apple fans are dreaming about the latest smartphone model however this is pricey and not all users can make this dream come true. If you are in Shenzhen you can easily upgrade the iPhone internal storage from 16GB to 128GB and this wouldn’t cost too much.

Apple gadgets with the bigger storage are always more expensive and thus many customers have to order 16GB or 32GB models. Luckily there is a workaround that can help you upgrade to 128GB deviceat just $60. There is a company in Shenzhen called BeSound and it allows iPhone owners upgrade their internal storage at the cheapest price possible.

iPhone 6 Upgrade Storage 128GB

If you wish Apple to bump up your 16GB smartphone you’ll have to pay $100. Of course, the upgrade from 16GB to 129GB iPhone in Shenzhen is not officially offered by Apple. Local companies are happy to offer you more storage if you agree to voice your warranty. The service is not free, you’ll pay $60 and pay even less if you are ok with getting only 32GB or 64GB of storage [this would be $20 and $35 correspondingly].

It’s interesting that the little hack takes about half an hour. In just 30 minutes you’ll own the iPhone 6 or even 6 Plus with internal flash storage. Of course, the extra storage is not produced by Apple. It is manufactured by Toshiba.

All your information will be transferred to your new storage option. This means you won’t lose any data during the procedure while you are still advised to back up before you do anything. The report states that only iPad Air and iPhone 6 users can upgrade their storage. Users with older models might be also able to order the service. As for the iPhone 6s iOS 9 handset owners – they will have to wait for the Shenzhen companies to improve their tool.

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iOS 9.3 Beta 3 Update Seeded by Apple to iPhone, iPad

Some iPhone and iPad owners can test the next iOS 9 firmware version. Apple is believed to unveil this public iPhone and iPad mobile firmware sometime this year. This operating system should fix some previous bugs with iOS 9 [along with iPhone 6 battery percentage stuck issue]. You can also get iOS 9.3 beta 3 update if you are a developer.

Apple presents its new betas to registered devs and public beta testers who register in the special Apple Public Beta Program which is free to do. You can download iOS 9.3 beta 3 through OTA-update or via direct ipsw links, but only if you like to take a risk or are a professional developer.

iOS 9.3 Beta 3 Update

Should ordinary users hurry to install iOS 9.3 beta or not? Experts and devs don’t recommend this for a number of reasons. For example, all betas have a lot of errors, problems and bugs. Besides, they are not supported by other iOS 9 applications and games. The beta firmwares are only intended for testing and this is exactly why Apple releases the updates.

The first public beta of iOS 9.3 as presented in the end of 2015. The Cupertino-based giant unveiled a couple of versions for developers and public beta testers. This OS comes with some interesting features. Apple brings Night Shift mode to iDevices and allows protecting different tools with Touch ID / password. The ‘fruit’ company makes iOS 9.3 more educational as it allows multiple Apple ID being logged in within the same Classroom app.

Are you looking for the next iOS 9.3? It might not be jailbreakable at once however hackers assure that it is possible to untether iOS 9.3 and earlier iOS 9.2 and even 9.1.

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iOS 9.3 Jailbreak and New on iOS 9.2.1 and 9.2 Jailbreak

Apple is testing iOS 9.3 betas and users wonder if it is possible to see iOS 9.3 jailbreak as well as other firmware jailbreaking. Pangu team advised all users to update to iOS 9.2 [here are direct ipsw download links for 9.2 version] or iOS 9.2.1 but the team said nothing about soon public release of the untethered tool for users.

There is a video on the web that shows the iOS 9.2 jailbreak as well as jailbreaks for iOS 9.3 beta and 9.2.1. While there could be new exploits in all these new firmwares, hackers might want to wait for the public iOS 9.3 release before presenting any solutions to ordinary users.

iOS 9.3 Beta Jailbreak iOS 9.2 iOS 9.2.1 Untethered Jailbreak iPhone 6

Since iOS 9.0.2 jailbreak launch hackers found no new exploits. There is no public iOS 9.2.1 jailbreak. It is also impossible to untether iOS 9.2 and iOS 9.1. At the same time it looks like the whole procedure can be done. At least, one hacker knows how to progress with it.

We are talking about Luca Todesco. He successfully jailbroke both iOS 9.3 beta 1 and iOS 9.2.1 iPhone and iPad operating systems. You can watch the video posted by Todesco where he demonstrates the jailbreaks on the iPhone 6 model:

You can find Cydia store there and see how some tasks impossible for non-jailbreakable device are performed. This is curious news that gives new hope for the whole community that can’t live without customizing the iDevice, adding different Cydia tweaks, tricks and extra tools.

According to the hacker, his tool works on iOS 9.2, 9.2.1 and first beta of 9.3 platform. Isn’t it amazing?

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