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  (Source: Capcom)
"Jill, here's a lockpick. It might be handy if you, the master of unlocking, take it with you" -- Barry

It's been a turbulent couple of months for Apple, Inc. (AAPL).  While Apple fans still abound and sales remains strong, the iPhone 5 launch was marred with shocking bugs which included cameraconnectivity, and battery life issues.  And then there was the Maps debacle, which was so bad that Apple CEO Tim Cook personally apologized to fans, telling them to use Google Inc.'s (GOOG) superior (or functional) products.  There've been shareholder lawsuits over Apple's profit hording and a dramatic plunge in stock prices after margins slid in Q4 2012.

Now there is a security flaw in iOS 6.1 that allows users to simply punch in a series of virtual and hard button presses to unlock an iPhone, bypassing the security passcode.  The instructions are seen below in the YouTube video by VideosDeBarraquito:
 

A text version of the unlock is as follows:

First part:
-Go to emergency call, push down the power button and tap cancel.
-Dial 112 and tap green and inmediately (sic) red.
-Go to lock screen.

Ok...ready for second part:
-Go to passcode screen.
-Keep pushing down the power button ...1...2...3...seconds and before showing the slider "turn off"...tap the emergency call button and ...voilá!
-Then without releasing the power button press the home button and ready...

With Apple currently working on fixing a Microsoft Exchange bug that it also introduced with iOS 6.1, it's unknown if this exploit will be patched at the same time.

Sources: YouTube, Gizmodo UK



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By Reclaimer77 on 2/14/2013 4:42:23 PM , Rating: 2
lol Rukkian :D

Not gonna argue with that.

The Mac vs PC adds really went out of their way to make Apple users look like complete brainless morons. People who should just stay away from computing at all costs.

"I plugged my webcam in and it like, asked for drivers??? Like oh my god, so confusing!!"


By retrospooty on 2/15/2013 9:15:43 AM , Rating: 2
"People who say 'we are the more intelligent than Mac/iPhone/iPad users because we bought stuff that's unreliable, insecure, unnecessarily complex and hard use' just look bonkers to most normal people."

I don't think you have actually used a modern PC (Win7 or higher) or Android phone (4.1 or higher) ... Otherwise you would know how ridiculous your comment was.


By R3T4rd on 2/15/2013 9:42:17 AM , Rating: 2
Wow. Way to twist Reclaimer's comments around. Again, you do this to everyone's facts and never argue directly to the point that was posted. Instead you spit out irrelevant mumbo jumbo circumventing the subject.

Even Pirks who used to defend or argue about Apple products had good legitament basis for his arguments where as yours....are just confounded.

They need to add this......

New dictionary word:

Tony Swash (verb) [tonee swosh]
1. To twist facts around arguing and debating irrelevant points circumventing the subject at hand about Apple products.
2. To spew useless information.

Tony Swash (noun) [tonee swosh]
1. DT Poster who defends Appl Inc. every chance he gets and kisses Steve Jobs @ss even after he's dead.


By retrospooty on 2/15/2013 2:42:09 PM , Rating: 2
"Wow. Way to twist Reclaimer's comments around. Again, you do this to everyone's facts and never argue directly to the point that was posted. Instead you spit out irrelevant mumbo jumbo circumventing the subject."

LOL... So true.

"Tony Swash (verb) [tonee swosh]
1. To twist facts around arguing and debating irrelevant points circumventing the subject at hand "


I love this! Just need to add slang = "swashed it" - The act of deflecting the topic with irrelevant facts and avoiding the meat of the conversation.


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