Apple acquires SnappyLabs


On January 6, 2014

Apple continues their shopping spree with the acquisition of SnappyLabs. SnappyLabs previously sold their app SnappyCam on the App Store, the app allowed iPhone users to take high-resolution images rapidly with the camera. The company was founded by  John Papandriopoulos. In normal Apple manner the company declined to comment on the acquisition while still confirming […]

Weekly Mobile News Roundup – 3 January 2014


On January 3, 2014

 Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news! How to access Apple’s secret internal SpringBoard settings menu on iOS 7 -As predicted, the flood of new tweaks has started to pour in. The latest tweak, one called HiddenSettings7, allows users to […]

iOS 7 installed on 78% of iOS Devices


On January 2, 2014

Apple has released data concerning the number of iDevices running iOS 7, they posted these numbers on Apple’s App Store support page for developers. Seeing these numbers must be making someone very happy as they show that 78% of all active iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices are running the company’s latest mobile operating system. […]

7 Amazing 2014 iOS Wallpapers


On January 1, 2014

2013 brought a whole bunch of new Apple devices, we are excited to see what the Cupertino company will bring us in the new year. To get you all excited for the new year we have found some amazing iOS wallpaers, you can use these to decorate your iPhones.  

Mobile Substrate updated, now supports iOS 7 and 64 Bit Devices


On December 31, 2013

If you have been holding out on the new Jailbreak waiting for Mobile Substrate to be updated, then Saurik just made your morning so much sweeter. Saurik just tweeted that a new version of Mobile Substrate is out with support for iOS 7 and ARM64. This is great news for developers who can now update […]

Apple iOS activation increased 2.3x on December 25


On December 30, 2013

A lot of critics laughed when Tim Cook said Christmas would be the fest of iPads, however according to Flurry it turns out Tim Cook couldn’t have been more right. Apple saw the activation of new iOS devices increase 2.3x on December 25 compared to any other December day. Other numbers from Flurry state that […]

Weekly Mobile News Roundup – 27 December 2013


On December 27, 2013

 Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news! Apple Gives Out First ’12 Days of Gifts’ Freebie Today – Apple has kicked off its 12 Days of Gifts program by giving away the first gift today. For me, it was a free copy of […]

Japanese Apple Stores Offering 'Lucky Bags' on January 2


On December 26, 2013

Every year for a while now Apple offers a lucky bag sale in retail stores across Japan on January 2nd. They will also have special offers available through their online store. This year they will once again be holding a  Fukubukuro sale, or a mystery bag sale where shoppers purchase the bag without having seen the contents. […]

Cydia updated for iOS 7


On December 25, 2013

EvasiOn released the first iOS 7 Jailbreak just a few days ago surprising everyone even Saurik who is behind Cydia. This caused several issues for those jailbreaking since many tweaks had not been optimized yet. Now however Cydia has been updated for iOS 7, with amazing changes in the UI making it look much better […]

Happy Holidays from Mobile Orchard to everyone


On December 24, 2013

We would like to take a moment to wish you all  Happy Holidays.