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There was the first dzheylbreyk for iOS 9

3 years, 2 months ago


The Chinese hackers from Team Pangu which specialize in cracking of devices of Apple let out the first dzheylbreyk for iOS9. He acts for iOS 9.0 versions – 9.0.2, it is possible to download from this page.

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Apple sold record 13 million iPhones 6s in three days. The prices and date of start of sales in Russia became known

3 years, 2 months ago
"Sales of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are simply phenomenal, they overtook all last records in the history of Apple" — Tim Cook says. Buyers in three days purchased 13 million new devices. The company declared date of start of new models in Russia.

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As it is correct to request access from users of iOS

3 years, 2 months ago


The author of this article is Brenden Malligan, one of creators of LaunchKit, a packet of tools for iOS-developers. It also works over mobile and a web application of Cluster which allows to create personal social networks on the basis of common interests and experience. Also Brenden is the author of the ArtistData and OneSheet projects.

Cluster became my first mobile native application. Working on it, I learned much including not belonging to a network. Creating a web application, you only do the page for visitors. But when you develop the native application, not just suggest people to download something, but also, most likely, ask them access to their location or personal data. And it already absolutely other relations.

The main lesson which I took out: do not request from users access until given you really it is not required. And extremely clearly let them know that they will receive in exchange.

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On Apple opened case for gay propaganda

3 years, 2 months ago
The Kirov UMVD initiated administrative proceedings on the Apple company for gay propaganda among minors in smilies which appeared in iOS 8.3.

Apple threatens a penalty from eight hundred thousand to one million rubles or a complete suspension of activity in Russia.


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The average American spends more time for applications, than for viewing of TV

3 years, 3 months ago
In 2015 residents of the USA for the first time began to spend more time for applications on smartphones, than on viewing of television programs — 198 minutes a day against 168. The amount of purchases in applications in 2015 will grow by one and a half times.

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Apple resumed payments to developers into accounts in Sberbank and apologized for an error

3 years, 3 months ago
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The Apple company began to transfer money again to the Russian developers gaining income from placement of mobile applications in Apple App Store who kept accounts in "Sberbank". Earlier declared failure from work with this bank because of the anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the USA is declared by "a technical error".

The press service of Apple reports: "The restrictions introduced earlier were the misunderstanding connected with incorrect treatment of the legislative rules regulating a sanctions regime. In particular, the sectoral sanctions imposed from the European Union and the USA in September, 2014 concern restrictions in providing long-term financing".

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Adblock Plus made the web browser for iOS

3 years, 3 months ago
Adblock Plus – one of the most popular expansions for browsers on desktop computers, but it is not so widely provided on mobile devices. Developers released own web browser for smartphones on iOS and made public the browser for Android which beta testing began in May, 2015.

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Apple will employ 86 specialists in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning

3 years, 3 months ago
The company deployed the program of recruiting through doctor's programs and places tens of vacancies, Reuters writes. Apple wants to make the smartphones even more smart therefore it will employ at least eighty six specialists in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Some experts are sure that the strict position of the vendor of iPhone in questions of personal privacy will prevent it to compete in quickly developing area with Google, Amazon and Facebook.

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Dr. Tariff counted at what mobile network operator more than 4G of the Internet (part 2)

3 years, 3 months ago


If as a message of the previous article it was possible to consider "Change the SIM card for the supporting 4G-network", then it is possible to consider as that today "Change mobile network operator".

The Dr. Tariff service which helps with the choice of the most profitable services of cellular communication on Android and on iOS publishes today results of research of quantity of a 4G-traffic which is consumed by subscribers of each of 5 federal mobile network operators.

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Mobile game design: iteration vs. planning and dangers of MVP

3 years, 4 months ago


I would like to tell all game designers who are not engaged in planning:
"Stop! You are dangerous. You exhaust developers. You in vain spend precious time and resources which could be saved easily, paying enough attention to planning. Quick design turns into delays in the general development. Haste to squeeze new half-baked features will halloo to you in the form of unplanned expenses. Work normally!"

How high-quality planning becomes?

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