Aug 8, 2010
How To Fix “Different SIM Detected” Problem After Jailbreaking Your iPhone Using JailbreakMe
JailbreakMe 2.0 released by Comex is the easiest method to jailbreak iPhone but it doesn’t hactivate the iPhone, which is required if you don’t want to use the official iPhone carrier SIM. Sherif Hasim had figured out an easy way to activate iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G without...
Aug 7, 2010
Video: iWork Pages Working On The iPhone
Folks at 9to5Mac have managed to the port Pages from Apple's iWork suite of apps for the iPad by hacking the app's info.plist file. This is not the first time it has been hacked to work on the iPhone but it is the first time we’ve seen a video of...
Aug 4, 2010
Breaking News: iPhone Dev Team Releases Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 To Unlock iPhone 4 [Updated]
iPhone Dev Team has released Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 to unlock iPhone 4 just as we had expected. This makes it the world’s first free software solution to unlock iPhone 4. iPhone Dev team had already released Ultrasn0w 0.93 to unlock all basebands since iPhone OS 3.0 including baseband 05.13.04 that comes...
Aug 2, 2010
How To Enable Emoji Icons On Your iPhone Using Free iPhone App [No Jailbreaking Required]
Japanese users make extensive use of emoticons in their text messages and web pages. The use of these emoticons, called Emoji, is so prevalent that a standardized set of emoji icons are built into all the wireless handsets - including the iPhone. Though Apple is known to have built the...
Jul 20, 2010
Flashlight App Briefly Brought Unofficial Tethering To The iPhone
According to the description of Handy Light, an iPhone app developed by Nick Lee, its a convenient flashlight for the iPhone, which lets you choose from 5 designer colors. Is it worth $0.99, probably not as there are quite a few free iPhone apps in that category. But what if...
Jul 20, 2010
Dev Team: Apple Has Started ‘Soft’ SHSH Blob Checks With iOS 4
iPhone Dev Team has just reported that with iOS 4 or higher, Apple has started putting ‘soft’ SHSH blob checks in the firmware. This means that like iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, if iTunes can’t get the SHSH blobs for iPhone 3G or iPod Touch 2nd generation (due to signing...
Jul 19, 2010
Dev Team Unlock iPhone 4 Using Another Method
When planetbeing, the iPhone hacking expert who had ported Android to Apple’s iPhone had announced that he has successfully unlocked iPhone 4, MuscleNerd of iPhone Dev Team had reported that there are three different methods to unlock iPhone baseband. MuscleNerd has just announced that he has managed to unlock iPhone...
Jul 18, 2010
How To Activate Your iPhone Without Official iPhone Carrier SIM
Sherif Hasim has figured out an easy way to activate iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G without needing the official iPhone carrier SIM. Please note it doesn’t unlock your iPhone but it activates it. But it helps you to hactivate your iPhone without the need to hack your iPhone....
Jul 13, 2010
Breaking News: iPhone 4 Unlocked; Updated With Video Of World’s First Soft-Unlocked iPhone 4
We had reported few days back that the iPhone Dev Team were making good progress in unlocking iPhone 4. Guess what! After weeks of hard work they have unlocked iPhone 4. Planetbeing, the iPhone hacking expert who had ported Android to Apple’s iPhone has just announced that he has managed...
Jul 7, 2010
How To Run Adobe Flash On Your iPad Using Frash
If you were missing Adobe Flash content on your iPad then we’ve some great news for you. Frash, the hack that was going to allow Flash content to run on Apple’s iDevices is now available for iPad. You can currently install Frash only on a jailbroken iPad. Here are the...
Jul 4, 2010
Frash: Hack Allows Flash To Run On iPad; Will Also Support iPhone, iOS 4
Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs had posted an open letter elaborating on the reasons why Apple has chosen not to allow Adobe Flash on their platform. But that hasn’t stopped folks from figuring out a way to hack iOS to get Flash content to work on Apple’s iDevices. Comex, developer of...
Jun 29, 2010
iMovie App Works Perfectly Fine On A Hacked iPhone 3GS
Apple had released iPhone version of the popular iMovie video editing software at the WWDC 2010. The application, which is available in the App Store for $4.99, allows users to record and edit high definition videos on iPhone 4. However, the iMovie app does not support older iPhone models, even...
Jun 29, 2010
Pages From iWork Suite Of Apps Hacked To Work On iPhone
Pages from Apple's iWork suite of apps for the iPad has now been ported to iPhone 4. Steven Troughton Smith, the Dublin based developer of jailbreakapps like Orbit, Stack and SameGame has announced on his Twitter page that he has managed to the port Pages by hacking the app's info.plist...
Jun 26, 2010
F0recast: Easiest Way To Find Out iPhone 3GS Bootrom Version
Though there are tools that make it easy to jailbreak iPhone, things have got a lot more complicated and confusing with the release of iOS4 and updated boot ROM in iPhone 3GS models. We had published a step-by-step guide on how to find out iPhone 3GS bootrom version. But as...
Jun 10, 2010
Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) Ported To iPhone 3G
Last month, we had reported that planetbeing from the iPhone Dev Team had successfully ported the Android OS to iPhone 3G. An Italian team of hackers have recently revealed that they have been able to install Android 2.2 dubbed Froyo, the latest version of Android OS on iPhone 3G. Italian...
Jun 5, 2010
Blacksn0w Ported To Unlock iPhone OS 4.0
Blacksn0w, an extremely popular tool to unlock iPhone for iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.2 has been successfully ported to work with the latest beta version of iPhone OS 4.0 and baseband 05.11.07. This Blacksn0w port is based on modified binaries by msft.guy and the original Blacksn0w unlock released...
Jun 3, 2010
Smokescreen Aims To Bring Flash To The iPhone, iPad And iPod Touch
Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs had posted an open letter elaborating on the reasons why Apple has chosen not to allow Adobe Flash on their platform. But if you’re curious to find out how Flash will look and feel on the iPhone then you can checkout Smokescreen. Smokescreen is a new...
May 31, 2010
Netflix iPad App Hacked To Work On The iPhone Briefly
Soon after the iPad was available in the US last month, Netflix announced the launch of an iPad-specific application on the App Store. This had come as a surprise to us since Netflix CEO Reed Hastings had noted late last year that his company was completely focused on the gaming...
May 27, 2010
Hacker Jailbreaks iPhone 3GS Running iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4
The iPhone Dev team had released Redsn0w 0.9.5 to jailbreak iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4, which worked for only iPhone 3G. Amsterdam based iPhone hacker, Kaatje claims that she has managed to successfully jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4. Kaatje explains that the process involved creating a...
May 22, 2010
Android For iPhone 3G Now Available For Download
Earlier this month, planetbeing from the iPhone Dev Team had announced that he had successfully ported Android OS to iPhone 3G. Back then, he had mentioned that this was "an important milestone for the more DIY-minded owners of the millions of iPhone 3G devices that are out there". News is...
May 11, 2010
SwirlyMMS Brings MMS To Jailbroken iPad
Folks from SwirlySpace, developers of popular jailbreak app SwirlyMMS just sent us an email to inform us that they have managed to send and receive MMS on the iPad using a modified version of SwirlyMMS for iPhone. They were also the first to bring the MMS feature to the jailbroken...
May 11, 2010
Hackers Working On Custom iPhone OS 4.0 For iPhone 2G
Apple plans to release its next generation iPhone - iPhone OS 4.0 in June. The release of iPhone OS 4.0, which includes several features such as multitasking and folder management However, the launch would not mean much to iPhone 2G users as Steve Jobs has confirmed that iPhone OS 4.0...
May 9, 2010
How To Backup SHSH Blobs (ECID SHSH) Using Firmware Umbrella [Windows]
SHSH blobs or ECID SHSH is a unique digital signature that Apple assigns to each iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Whenever you connect your iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch 2G/3G or iPad to iTunes to restore or update iPhone OS firmware, the ECID is sent to Apple servers for authentication...
May 7, 2010
Android OS Now Ported To iPhone 3G
If you loved the idea of running Android OS on your iPhone then we have an update for you. planetbeing of the iPhone Dev team has just announced that they have now managed to successfully port Android OS to iPhone 3G after initially porting it to the first generation iPhone....
May 7, 2010
How To Transform Your iPhone Into A Wireless Modem For iPad
Should you go for a 3G enabled version of the iPad or should you stick with a Wi-Fi only model? This is one question that has been asked several times by our readers over the past few weeks. While a 3G enabled version of the iPad can help you connect...
May 2, 2010
iPad 3G Works On T-Mobile; Hacked To Send SMS
Apple’s iPad 3G model was available on April 30 and within hours of its availability, MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team published photos and videos to confirm that iPad 3G was successfully jailbroken using the Spirit jailbreak. Some more interesting news on the iPad hacking front. Some folks have figured...
Apr 22, 2010
Android OS Running On iPhone
We have already seen Linux ported on iPhone and Windows running on a hacked iPhone. planetbeing of the iPhone Dev team member who was credited for porting Linux to the iPhone has just announced that he has successfully ported Android OS to the iPhone with help from CPICH, harmn1, posixnina,...
Apr 20, 2010
Apple Cautions Users Against Jailbreaking iPhone OS
Apple seems to have recently published a knowledge base article that strongly cautions users against jailbreaking their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. In the knowledge base article, Apple warns users that such ‘unauthorized modification of iPhone OS has been a major source of instability, disruption of services, and other issues’....
Apr 10, 2010
iPhone OS 4.0: Hack Can Enable Multitasking On iPhone 3G
One of the major disappointments about iPhone OS 4.0 for users who own iPhone models older than iPhone 3GS is the lack of multitasking support on their devices in the latest iPhone OS (in fact iPhone OS 4.0 won’t be available to original iPhone and iPod Touch users). Steve Jobs...
Mar 24, 2010
iPhone Hacked Via Mobile Safari Exploit At Pwn2Own; Hijacks SMS Database
We’re getting reports that iPhone was the first to fall at this year’s Pwn2Own contest organized by TippingPoint ZDI. A pair of European researchers, Vincenzo Iozzo and Ralf Philipp Weinmann have successfully hacked the iPhone via a Mobile Safari exploit and hijack the entire SMS database, including text messages that...