Author Archives: Renkman

How to get a tax break on Apple products

Posted on 30 Jul 2014 by Renkman

If you’re lucky enough to live in one of the states that offer a tax holiday this summer, you can buy select Apple products without paying sales tax. The following states currently participate in the tax-free holiday, which often coincide with other educational and back-to-school tax-free weekends

Apple updates Retina MacBook Pro lineup

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Yesterday, Apple updated their retina MacBook Pro lineup with faster processors, increased memory options and configurations. In addition, the updated MBP’s also qualify for

Is the iPhone 6 display made of sapphire? [VIDEO]

Posted on 24 Jul 2014 by Renkman

Journalists and tech writers around the world have been considering the prospect that the next iPhone(s) will have sapphire screens to make them extremely durable. It is assumed that these screens will no longer succumb to

iPhone 6 visual rumor roundup

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The iPhone 6 is expected to be announced later this summer, most likely some time in September. With only 2 months or less until the expected announcement and release of the next iPhone flagship device, most of the rumors

iOS 8 Beta 4 app compatibility guide

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Apple released iOS 8 beta 4 to developers this week. As with all beta releases, some of your favorite apps that were broken on previous beta’s will now work again–and some that weren’t broken might not.

iOS 7.1.1 untethered Jailbreak tool, Pangu updated to support Mac

Posted on 08 Jul 2014 by Renkman

We were all caught off guard when the unannounced, untethered jailbreak tool, Pangu was released for iOS devices running 7.1.1.  In addition to the timing of the release, we were also surprised Pangu provided the option to install 25PP, a third party app store popular with Chinese users, and was also only available to …

Apple releases iOS 8 beta 3

Posted on 07 Jul 2014 by Renkman

Apple has released iOS beta 3 for those with developer accounts. Released three weeks after beta 2, the newest update is available over the air and via the iOS Developer Center and includes

Jailbreak released today for iOS 7.1.1

Posted on 23 Jun 2014 by Renkman

The jb community got a surprise announcement today with a newly released jailbreak tool for iOS 7.1.1. That’s right, out of nowhere!

How to download & install iOS 8 beta

Posted on 22 Jun 2014 by Renkman

WWDC was all about the developers, which is why we expected to see the first sneak peak at the beta’s of iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite. If you hadn’t had a chance to download the iOS 8 beta yourself, or you weren’t sure exactly how to do it, here is a quick reference guide for your convenience.

Purported iPhone 6 photos surface

Posted on 11 Jun 2014 by Renkman

New photos purported to be of the iPhone 6 have surfaced today resembling, more-or-less, the design and size we have come to accept from other leaked photos and mock-ups.

Every new iOS 8 feature

Posted on 10 Jun 2014 by Renkman

You know the saying–a picture’s worth a thousand words. This slide flashed up on the screen during WWDC so briefly, it was hard to fully grasp all the new features coming to iOS 8 this summer. We’ve already talked about some of the best features that Apple didn’t have time to expand upon during the Keynote. Here is a full list of