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Digital Camera RAW Update 4.04 Brings Support for New Cameras

4:13 PM, Feb. 7th, 2013 · Jim Tanous · News

Digital Camera RAW update

Apple continued its slew of updates today by releasing the Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.04 for OS X. The update adds support for the RAW file format for several new cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11. It's available now via Apple's support site or the Mac App Store's Software Update.

First iOS 6.1.1 Beta Does Not Patch evasi0n Jailbreak Exploits

11:31 AM, Feb. 7th, 2013 · Jim Tanous · News

evasi0n jailbreak iOS 6.1.1

The first beta build of iOS 6.1.1, released by Apple to developers Wednesday, surprisingly does not patch any of the exploits in iOS 6.1 that are required for the evasi0n jailbreak, according to a member of the jailbreak’s development team, although evasi0n users are still discouraged from updating until the team has a chance to see the final 6.1.1 build.

Apple iPhone Patent App Automatically Detects Hearing Aids

9:35 AM, Feb. 7th, 2013 · Jim Tanous · News

Apple Hearing Aid Patent Application

Apple has filed for a patent application to make the iPhone more accessible to users with hearing impairments. The application describes how a future iPhone could automatically switch to a hearing aid compatible mode based on sensors that detect if the user is wearing a hearing aid device.

Apple’s Samsung Sales Ban Decision Pushed to August

7:36 PM, Feb. 6th, 2013 · Jim Tanous · News

ITC Ruling Sales Import Ban Apple Samsung

After several delays and a request for a lower judge's review, Apple will know by August if the import ban it requested against Samsung will be granted. Apple's ITC complaint against the Korean company was first filed in mid-2011 and will have its final ruling no later than August 1, 2013.

Apple Releases First Beta of iOS 6.1.1, Improves Maps in Japan

1:39 PM, Feb. 6th, 2013 · Jim Tanous · News

iOS 6.1.1 Beta 1

Apple took no time off from the development of iOS and has released the first beta of iOS 6.1.1 to developers a little more than a week after the public release of iOS 6.1. The prerelease update, available for download at Apple's developer site, brings significant improvements to the Maps app for Japanese users. There are no other known changes at this time.