Encamped along the aisles of the massive Zhongguancun Kemao Electronics Market in Beijing are many people like Li Zhongxin, of the Beijing Xinyu Lianhe Telecom Equipment Co. Li sits atop a plastic stool in front of his open-air stall on the third floor, scanning the throngs of shoppers for would-be customers. There's no sign of Apple's iPhone among the thicket of cell phones, handset covers, and other accessories hung on shelves and inside the waist-high glass display case, but he'll be glad to show you one.
Apple on Tuesday quietly released its much-anticipated Apple TV "Take 2" software update, which introduces a brand new on-sreen interface and allows users to rent high definition movies directly from their widescreen TVs.
Apple has released not 1 but 2 updates to it's Leopard OS. The 10.5.2 update weighs between a hefty 180MB and a whopping 340MB depending on your configuration. In addition, running Software Update post 10.5.2 shows a Leopard Graphics Update download which apparently 'improves the stability and compatibility of your Mac'.
Apple may be getting ready to stage another one of those mystery press events it has become so fond of recently.
Citing companies that are said to be helping with the setup, both AppleInsider and The Unofficial Apple Weblog are both reporting that the company is planning something for the end of February.
An iPhone hacker has discovered a new way to unlock Apple's iPhone firmware version 1.1.2 without the need to downgrade to a prior firmware revision and then re-upgrade after unlocking the device. The unlock technique relies on a bug that allows hackers to erase the contents of memory within a range of specific addresses, coupled with a second bug that allows users to copy data before validation occurs.