IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Nov 7, 2008
Devicescape’s Easy Wi-Fi Makes it Simpler for iPhone Users to Connect to Wi-Fi Hotspots
AT&T finally announced free Wi-Fi for its iPhone users in the US last week. If you want to simplify accessing free Wi-Fi from your iPhone at over 17,000 AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots then you might want to checkout Devicescape's iPhone app called Easy Wi-Fi. Easy Wi-Fi automatically connects your iPhone to...
Nov 5, 2008
Fake Calls – iPhone App to Bail Out of Boring Meetings
Have you ever told a friend or colleague before going for a boring meeting to give you a call in sometime so that you have an excuse to leave the meeting? With Fake Calls, an iPhone app developed by Magic Tap you will be able to do just that. The...
Nov 2, 2008
iPhone version of Opera Mini is Not Rejected from the App Store? [Updated]
We had reported that Apple had rejected the iPhone version of Opera Mini. It was widely speculated that the app could have got rejected because it was a direct competition to iPhone's Safari browser. That might not be completely accurate as John Gruber of Daring Fireball who had first reported...
IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Oct 26, 2008
QuickGold brings QuickSilver to the iPhone; Quick way to Search & Launch iPhone Apps
As you install more iPhone applications from the App Store or add more contacts to your iPhone's address book, you might have realized that finding the desired application or contacts is getting even more difficult. Want to find a quick way to do this? iPhone App - QuickGold has a...
IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Oct 21, 2008
Veency Allows iPhone Users to Remotely Control their iPhone
We have already seen apps like Apple's excellent iPhone Remote for iTunes which works over Wi-Fi and allows you to control the music on your computer or Apple TV from your iPhone. We have also seen iPhone apps on the App Store which allow you to remotely access your Windows...
IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Oct 20, 2008
Air Sharing Turns your iPhone Into a Wireless Portable Drive; View Documents On-The-Go
With 8GB or more storage on the iPhone, it seems logical to use it as a portable drive. Though iTunes offers an elegant way to sync music and other media content; it does not allow iPhone users to sync other types of files such as Word documents, Excel worksheet, PowerPoint...
IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Oct 18, 2008
Firemail Brings Landscape Mode to iPhone’s Mail App for Free
We had seen not one but four iPhone apps released last week which made it possible to compose and reply to email messages in either portrait or landscape mode on the iPhone to address one of the limitations of iPhone's Mail app as it does not support landscape mode. However,...
IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Oct 14, 2008
WinterBoard brings Themes to the iPhone: Amazing Way to Customize your iPhone
With the debut of iPhone's App Store along with the release of iPhone firmware 2.0, it was speculated that the App Store would replace Cydia as the central repository of iPhone apps. Many thought that there would be no point of jailbreaking the iPhone to use Cydia. However, one iPhone...
IPHONE APPS REVIEW
Oct 5, 2008
Categories App Helps Organize iPhone Apps on your iPhone’s Home Screen
Though I had published an easier method to rearrange the iPhone Apps across multiple screens, 5 or more screens of iPhone apps is still quite unmanageable. That's where Categories iPhone app developed by Big Boss for the jailbroken iPhone comes in very handy. As the name suggests it allows you...
Sep 28, 2008
PdaNet Turns your iPhone into a Wi-Fi Router
June Fabrics Technology has released their popular application for Window Mobile phones and Palm OS phones, PdaNet, for jailbroken iPhone. PdaNet turns your iPhone into a Wi-Fi router for your MAC or PC, and allows your laptop to surf the internet wirelessly using your iPhone's 3G/Edge data connection. PdaNet is...
Sep 14, 2008
Apple Bans Tethering iPhone App NetShare from the App Store
I have some disappointing news for all those waiting for NetShare to be available in the App Store again, Nullriver has just posted on their blog that their iPhone App - NetShare that briefly brought 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone only to be pulled down from the App Store after being...
Aug 30, 2008
Cycorder – Free Native iPhone App brings Video Recording to the iPhone [Updated]
Jay Freeman (aka Saurik), the developer of Cydia, the installer app for native iPhone applications has released a free native video recording application for the iPhone called Cycorder. The free native iPhone app appears to be much better video recording app than iPhone Video Recorder which costs $19.95. iPhone Video...
Aug 29, 2008
Apple Bans Murderdrome – A Comic Book iPhone app
We have seen quite a few iPhone apps removed from the App Store. We recently had the free version of Tetris, Tris removed from the App Store due to copyright claims by "The Tetris© Company". Infurious, the developers of comic book app Murderdrome have claimed that Apple has banned their...
Aug 26, 2008
Free Tetris iPhone App, Tris Will Be Removed Soon: Download your Free Copy Today [Updated]
Noah Witherspoon, the developer of Tris, a free version of Tetris has reported on his blog that he has received a notice from Apple to remove his popular iPhone App as "The Tetris © Company", the owner of Tetris© IP and developer of the official Tetris iPhone app believes that...
Aug 24, 2008
Simplest Method to Block Apple’s Kill-Switch Mechanism to Deactivate iPhone Apps
Steve Jobs in an interview with the Wall Street Journal had confirmed that the kill-switch mechanism which gave Apple the capability to deactivate iPhone apps remotely existed. Zdziarski had published a simple method to block Apple's kill-switch mechanism. Here is an even easier method to disable Apple's kill-switch mechanism. Steve...
Aug 6, 2008
“I Am Rich” App: The most ridiculous iPhone app removed from App Store [Updated]
We have seen NullRiver's NetShare that briefly brought 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone and also the popular from the Box Office, a popular iPhone app that gave showtimes for your area disappear from App Store. It appears another iPhone App "I Am Rich" has been removed from the App Store and...
Aug 4, 2008
Installer App 4.0 Early Beta which Simplifies Unofficial iPhone Apps Management Leaked
The early beta version of the popular Installer app which was seeded to developers over the weekend has been leaked. Installer app is one of the most anticipated applications by iPhone users who had hacked their iPhone, as it simplifies unofficial native application management on the jailbroken iPhone and is...
Aug 3, 2008
Push Notification Service: Apple’s Solution to run iPhone Apps in the background
Apple had recently seeded developers of iPhone's developer program with the second beta version of iPhone firmware 2.1 which included early Push Notifications APIs that allows applications to process notifications in the background. The Push Notification APIs is a solution for one of the features that we have been asking...
Jul 27, 2008
Popular Native iPhone Application – Installer App’s Progress Report
The native iPhone app, Installer app made it very easy to install unofficial native applications on the hacked iPhone, instantly making it one of the most popular native applications with iPhone users prior to iPhone firmware 2.0. No wonder it was greatly missed when the iPhone Dev Team's Pwnage Tool...
Jul 21, 2008
Tip: iPhone Remote App also Acts as Wi-Fi Keyboard for Apple TV
When I wrote about the iPhone Remote, the first official native iPhone application to be reviewed here at iPhone Hacks, I missed out one of the features which would have made Apple TV and iPhone or iPod Touch users very happy. DaringFireball.net has revealed that the iPhone Remote adds a...
Jun 22, 2008
Native iPhone App makes it possible to Control iRobot’s Packbot with the iPhone
Couple of clever developers from the University of South Florida have created a native iPhone application to remotely operate iRobot's Packbot unit (that is one of the robots the US military is apparently using for surveillance/urban intelligence gathering operations in Iraq and Afghanistan). So you might not be trying this...
Jun 19, 2008
Trick to use LogMeIn on your iPhone
We have seen native iPhone apps like Touchpad and iPhone web apps such as WebEx's PCNow which allow you to remotely access your PC or Mac. However, if you have a LogMeIn account and an iPhone then you are going to love this trick discovered by folks at UNEASYsilence which...
Jun 8, 2008
Control Lego Mindstorms Rover with iPhone Lego NXT Robot App
We have seen a host of iPhone applications and with the launch of AppStore tomorrow we will definitely see many more. But this application using the iPhone to control a Lego Mindstorms Rover by folks at BattleBricks is definitely in the very cool category. They have used the popular Lego...
May 21, 2008
FlyTunes brings Video and Audio Podcasts to your iPhone in addition to Internet Radio
FlyTunes one of the popular iPhone web apps which brought internet radio to the iPhone and iPod Touch has just got better. They have recently added video and audio podcasts, a new user interface, and a customizable channel guide to their iPhone app. Checkout more details of the iPhone web...
May 17, 2008
Native iPhone App – Band brings a range of Musical Applications to the iPhone
The iPhone hacking community has already brought us as a range of musical applications to the iPhone. First it was PocketGuitar - a touchscreen guitar, then iAno - a touchscreen piano and finally folks at MooCowMusic had released Drummer which turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a drum pad....
May 9, 2008
Killer Native iPhone App: OrbLive – Watch live TV on your iPhone
When it comes to cool factor, OrbLive has to be one of the coolest native application for the iPhone. Orb Networks has just released a native Orb client making it possible for you to watch live TV, Internet TV, and webcams on your iPhone or iPod Touch. We no longer...
May 5, 2008
iPhone App – Remote Buddy streams iTunes Music, Video and Movies to your iPhone
If you find the 8 GB or 16 GB on your iPhone too less then you might want to checkout this iPhone application called Remote Buddy. Remote Buddy makes it possible to stream compatible iTunes media such as music, video and movies on your computer directly to your iPhone. Remote...
May 1, 2008
Set Video as your iPhone’s Wallpaper with Native iPhone App – vWallPaper
You might have changed the background image or wallpaper of your iPhone to give it a personal touch, but what if you could set a video as your iPhone wallpaper. Would you be interested? If "Yes" then checkout vWallpaper, the latest native iPhone application that lets you do exactly that....
Apr 13, 2008
Twinkle – iPhone Twitter App adds Location Feature
If you are a Twitter addict and liked MobileTwitter, the native iPhone application which I had reviewed few days back then you should also checkout Twinkle, another native Twitter client for the iPhone that has been recently released. Twinkle has couple of additional features that got me interested. The two...
Apr 9, 2008
MobileTwitter – Native Twitter Application for the iPhone
I had written an article on the options users had to use Twitter, the popular social networking and micro blogging service on their iPhone. At that time I had mentioned that "having a choice is always good and in case you are addicted to the fast-paced social network then you...