Oct 8, 2007
iPhone Hackers have been able to Jailbreak iPhone firmware 1.1.1
It has been only 2 days since I wrote an article providing the progress report on jailbreaking iPhone firmware 1.1.1 in which I had mentioned how the iPhone hacking community had achieved couple of milestones in their objective, however at that point of time it seemed to be early days....
Oct 6, 2007
Firmware 1.1.1: iPhone Hacking Progress report on Jailbreaking the iPhone
Apple is currently ahead of the cat-and-mouse which Steve Jobs spoke about just ahead of the iPhone firmware 1.1.1 update. I guess he knew that his engineers were about to give a body blow to some of great work done by the iPhone hacking community since the launch. However, so...
Oct 2, 2007
Hardware Hack: iFlash for the iPhone
If you are one of those who loves clicking pictures with your iPhone camera then one thing you would have found frustrating is the lack of a flash especially when you want to click a photograph in some place where there is poor light. You might find this article interesting...
Sep 30, 2007
iPhone Firmware 1.1.1 claims another Victim: iPhone Applications to add custom ringtones to your iPhone don’t seem to work
It was only last week that I had written about the seven cool iPhone hacks or applications which can be used to add custom ringtones to your iPhone in case you did not want to pay Apple the additional 99c for each song you wanted to add as ringtone. Apple...
Sep 30, 2007
Instructions on how to Unbrick iPhone – Downgrade from iPhone 1.1.1 to iPhone 1.0.2 for the Hacked iPhone
I have some great news for all those who had bricked their iPhone with firmware 1.1.1. The iPhone hacking geniuses at iPhone Dev Team have done it again thanks to Kmac1985. They have just released instructions on how to downgrade iPhone's Firmware 1.0.2 from 1.1.1. However it won't downgrade your...
Sep 29, 2007
Hacked iPhone VS iPhone 1.1.1
iPhone firmware 1.1.1 has brought in a great deal of disappointment for iPhone owners, not only did it partially brick the unlocked iPhones (apparently maliciously) where the unlocking mechanism of the iPhone Dev Team was used it also has made all the cool iPhone hacks unusable. Apple seems to have...
Sep 27, 2007
iPhone Firmware Update 1.1.1 unlocks iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store BUT seems to Partially Brick Unlocked iPhone
iPhone Firmware update 1.1.1 is out, the third firmware update since iPhone's launch. The firmware update as expected bring iTunes Wi-Fi Store Music to the iPhone along with some new features and shortcuts to make common tasks that much more simpler. However, more importantly initial reports are indicating that iPhone...
Sep 26, 2007
iPhone App: Truphone to launch Native VOIP Client for iPhone
We have seen some applications that have brought VOIP based calls to the iPhone in the form of SoonR or the web-based Skype for iPhone from Shape Services. However based on news from Blognation we could soon be able to make VoIP calls from the iPhone using a native iPhone...
Sep 25, 2007
Apple says NO to iPhone Hacks and Unlocked iPhones; iPhone Dev Team condemns Apple; to respond with a Restore Tool
The battle between the iPhone hackers and Apple is now out in the open and seems to getting more interesting. After approximately three months of uneasy silence Apple had yesterday finally released an official statement warning users that "unauthorized iPhone unlocking programs" could cause "irreparable damage to the iPhone's software"....
Sep 23, 2007
Updated: Seven iPhone Hacks/Applications to add Custom Ringtones to your iPhone (firmware 1.1.1)
The cat and mouse game between the iPhone hackers and Apple continues. The iPhone hacking community keep coming out with new ways or hacks to help iPhone owners add custom ringtones to their ringtone in most cases for free rather then using the expensive option of paying Apple additional 99c...
Sep 21, 2007
iBlackjack: First Native Casino Game for the iPhone
If you are a game-loving iPhone owner you might have been quite disappointed to see that games did not show up in iPhone's feature list. Maybe not anymore if you like playing Blackjack as iPhone hacker McCarron has just released Alpha Release 3 of his native iPhone game aptly called...
Sep 20, 2007
Use this Hack to Activate the Voicemail Button on your Unlocked iPhone
In case you have unlocked the iPhone using one of the software-only hacks then you would be aware that visual voicemail feature does not work. The iPhone Dev Team who bought us the first free GUI based iPhone SIM unlock tool called "anySIM" have delivered once again as they have...
Sep 19, 2007
Latest iPhone Hack brings Navizon’s Virtual GPS to iPhone
One of features missing from the iPhone's rich feature list is a Global Positioning System (GPS), which is now rumored will be available only in the 2nd generation iPhone sometime next year along with 3G support. However, if you have already bought the iPhone and can't wait then there is...
Sep 17, 2007
Run Mac OS X Dashboard widgets on your iPhone with the latest hack
Are you one of those who assumed that Mac OS X Dashboard widgets will be on your iPhone since it is running on Mac OS X too only to be shocked that the only widgets available were three basic widgets. No problem, Erica Sudan over at Tuaw seems to have...
Sep 17, 2007
Native iPhone App “Connect” makes it easier to login to Wi-Fi Hotspots with your iPhone
iPhone is a revolutionary mobile phone, however in its first version, even Steve Jobs would agree it still has a few things which could be managed better. If you are one of those who is tired of tapping in the user names and passwords to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots that...
Sep 16, 2007
Add any audio file as ringtone to your iPhone using Fission and MakeiPhoneRingtone
When I had posted an article about Ringtonator, an iPhone application which automated the ultimate ringtone hack discovered by Cleverboy, Christian Portwine one of the readers @ iPhoneHacks.com suggested in the comments that MakeiPhoneRingtone was a much better solution which readers Jahnn and Dennis also seemed to agree. So I...
Sep 15, 2007
Updated: anySIM 1.0.2 – Free GUI based iPhone SIM unlock tool released (gets even better and easier to install)
After approximately two and half months of hard work, the iPhone Dev Team have achieved their objective of unlocking the iPhone, they have just announced the free GUI based iPhone SIM unlock tool called "anySIM" for complete freedom from AT&T. The tool converts the lengthy and complicated hacking process that...
Sep 15, 2007
iFuntastic v3.5.5: Adding custom ringtones to iPhone made lot easier
The most popular GUI based iPhone hack for Mac users has to be iFuntastic developed by iPhone hacking genius, bitSplit. He has been quietly working in the background of all the iPhone unlocking news to improve iFuntastic and make it that much easier to use along with adding compatibility with...
Sep 13, 2007
Ringtonator: iPhone Application which automates the ultimate ringtone hack
When I wrote about the simple iPhone hack discovered by Cleverboy which could convert an AAC song into a ringtone; I had mentioned that the next step for the not so technically inclined would be to wait for someone to create a program which automates the hacking process. Joe over...
Sep 12, 2007
iPhone hacking genius reveals yet another ringtone hack
It has been great to see the iPhone hacking community at work on the iPhone, we have had quite a few iPhone hacks, native iPhone applications and games being released at a hectic pace. But sometimes you just love to write about a hack which might sound simple but needs...
Sep 12, 2007
iUnlock – First free open source iPhone SIM unlocking application released
iPhoneSIMFree had released the much awaited software-only unlocking hack on Monday. The four exclusive resellers were in turn selling each unlock license for anywhere between $50 to $100. However their days of racking in the moola seems to have been limited; as the iPhone hacking geniuses have released iUnlock, the...
Sep 10, 2007
iPhone software-only SIM unlocking hack is finally available
So after quite a few delays resulting in many doubting the authenticity of the hack which resulted in numerous videos to prove that it was for real, the software-only unlocking hack from iPhoneSIMFree is finally available for individual iPhone users via four online retailers across the globe. The launch was...
Sep 9, 2007
iRing 2.0: Free Automator Application to create ringtones for the iPhone
I had posted a couple of days back on how you could add custom ringtones to your iPhone in iTunes 7.4 using a simple hack thanks to a bug discovered by a reader at Macrumors. Apple immediately released an update iTunes 7.4.1 apparently to fix the bug, however it did...
Sep 7, 2007
iPhoneSIMFree.com: iPhone Software-only Unlock method confirmed by Gizmodo
If the confirmation from ever so dependable Ryan Block at Engadget or the reputable CNN was not enough to convince folks in the blogging world that the software-only iPhone hack to unlock the iPhone from folks @ iPhoneSIMFree.com worked then Gizmodo has just released for the very first time the...
Sep 7, 2007
Add Custom Ringtones to your iPhone with iTunes 7.4 for FREE. Seriously?
So we all know that you will soon be able to add custom ringtones to your iPhone with iTunes 7.4, not to forget the additional cost of 99c for a song if you already have it and in case you don't then the cost of adding a ringtone will be...
Sep 4, 2007
MobileChat: Native Instant Messaging client for iPhone
Hackers @ Twenty08 have released the latest iPhone hack called "MobileChat" which is the second native IM client since ApolloIM was released. If you are not happy with the web-based instant messaging clients for the iPhone like Mundu IM, JiveTalk then you should give these unauthorized iPhone applications a look....
Sep 3, 2007
SummerBoard: iPhone hack enables scrolling of iPhone’s home screen
The flood of iPhone hacks and applications has resulted in a lot of innovative solutions from the iPhone hacking community to workaround the 16 application limit on iPhone's home screen. The latest iPhone hack by hacker "lg" called the "SummerBoard" solves the 16 application limit by enabling scrolling of iPhone's...
Sep 3, 2007
iPhone unlocking: iPhonesimfree.com has started accepting orders for software-only iPhone hack
iPhonesimfree.com had published an FAQ on 29th August in which they had claimed to be releasing the software-only iPhone unlocking method in 48-72 hours. I have just received a tip from Trash, reader @ iPhoneHacks.com that folks at iphonesimfree.com have sent emails announcing the availability of the software-only iPhone hack....
Aug 31, 2007
Dock: The iPhone hack which enables scrolling on iPhone’s home screen
With the flurry of iPhone hacks and applications since iPhone's launch; the real estate on iPhone's home screen has got that much more precious. Until now iPhone users have been limited to just 16 applications on the iPhone home screen. This is all set to change thanks to the latest...
Aug 29, 2007
iFuntastic v3.03: Install native iPhone applications, custom ringtones, support for PowerPC & lots more
iFunstastic v3.03 is here and the good news for those who have PowerPCs is that the latest version of the iPhone hack now supports PowerPC. The other great enhancement is that the file browser will not only let you gain access to iPhone's file system it will also allows you...