Mar 30, 2008
iLiberty: Easy to use Application to JailBreak, Activate and Unlock iPhone
ZiPhone developed by iPhone Hacking genius Zibri has been a very popular application to jailbreak and unlock iPhone. iLiberty is another application that has been built to jailbreak, activate and unlock your iPhone, so all those facing an issue with ZiPhone could give iLiberty a shot. Update: I just tried...
Mar 24, 2008
NES App: First Native iPhone Application for iPhone firmware 1.2 “Aspen” Released
I had reported last week about how iPhone hacking genius Jonathan “NerveGas” Zdziarski had figured out a way to get the unofficial native iPhone applications to work with iPhone firmware 1.2 "Aspen" with minimal code changes and by modifying the headers. As a proof of concept, Zdziarski had also got...
Mar 21, 2008
Native iPhone App: iBooter – iPhone Diagnostic Tool
iPhone hacker Niacin has released iBooter, a native iPhone application which has an interactive console for iBoot (the Apple Bootloader) and can run it on Linux, MacOS, Windows without iTunes installed. iBooter is definitely not for the faint-hearted as it is an iPhone diagnostic tool similar to iPhuc which can...
Mar 11, 2008
iCopy brings Copy & Paste feature to the iPhone
One of the most obvious features missing in the iPhone is the Copy and paste functionality. We have seen some interesting videos like the one here on how this should be implemented. However since Apple did not mention it in the announcements made last week, there is little hope to...
Mar 8, 2008
Native iPhone App: MxTube allows you to Download and Save YouTube videos on your iPhone
The fix provided by iPhone Hacks reader SpikeyMickey303 for the YouTube problem on jailbroken iPhone seems to have worked well for most iPhone hacks readers (thanks SpikeyMickey303 once again for the excellent step-by-step guide) but a few readers have reported that they are still facing an issue. I stumbled upon...
Mar 5, 2008
Native iPhone Application: Give your iPhone running Firmware 1.1.4 a Face-Lift with Customize
I have seen quite a few comments from iPhone Hacks readers since the release of iPhone firmware 1.1.4, on how they would love to get Customize, a native third-party iPhone application, to work on their Jailbroken iPhone. Surprisingly and my apologies I had not even reviewed the native iPhone application...
Feb 21, 2008
Touchpad App – Access your Computer using your iPhone as a Wireless Remote Trackpad
It has been quite an amazing journey since the launch of the iPhone thanks to the iPhone hacking community who have developed some awesome iPhone applications like PocketGuitar and iAno developed for the iPhone. The exciting thing is that iPhone developers seem to coming up new ideas for great new...
Feb 18, 2008
iPhone Web App: Save Web Pages with iWebSaver for Off-Line Viewing on your iPhone
Folks at iWebsaver has figured out an ingenious way to save web pages to your iPhone or iPod Touch for off-line viewing. They have been able to achieve this by converting the entire page to a data URL. This makes iWebSaver an ideal iPhone web application to have if you...
Feb 17, 2008
Native iPhone App – iAno turns iPhone into a Touchscreen Piano
We have already seen the wonders of iPhone's multi-touch user interface with native iPhone Applications like PocketGuitar which turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a touchscreen guitar. If that wasn't impressive enough then you got to check out iAno - the newly released native iPhone application that turns your...
Feb 12, 2008
Native iPhone App: PocketGuitar brings Touchscreen Guitar to the iPhone
Now that we have a simpler way to jailbreak iPhone firmware it is probably a good time to bring focus back on some of the cool native iPhone Applications. I seemed to have missed out this great third party native iPhone application developed by iPhone hacker Shinya Kasatani called the...
Dec 14, 2007
iPhone Hacker shows Video Recording is possible on the iPhone
There are a few features missing from iPhone's rich feature list such as 3G, GPS, video recording etc. Though we expect some features to be unlocked with future firmware releases in case of features like 3G, video recording, GPS we had accepted the fact that it will be available only...
Dec 2, 2007
Video Guide to Install Native iPhone Applications on firmware v1.1.2
Folks at Gizmodo have published a video guide to install native applications on the iPhone based on Trunkz's guide in Hackint0sh. So if you are new to the iPhone hacking world and are looking to customize your iPhone by installing native applications then you will find the guide quite useful...
Nov 9, 2007
All That You Need to Know Before You Update to iPhone Firmware v1.1.2
I had reported earlier today that iPhone and iPod Touch firmware update v1.1.2 is available, however it is not automatically available using iTunes and the only way to update to the new firmware is to use the restore option. However, before you update your iPhone to the latest firmware it...
Nov 5, 2007
iPhone Hackers Release Updated Version of AppSnapp – Single-Click Method to JailBreak iPhone OS v1.1.1 Gets Even Better
When I had tested the initial version of AppSnapp, the Single-Click method to jailbreak the iPhone & iPod Touch v1.1.1 which also installed the cool Installer App, I had got it to work after a quite a few attempts. When it works you appreciate how easy it is to jailbreak...
Nov 1, 2007
iPhone hackers bring Contact and Calendar Search to iPhone
If you had seen Steve Jobs Keynote address to announce the iPhone in January, you would have been sold on buying the jesus phone when he demonstrated the scrolling of contacts with a flick of a finger. However, if you have many contacts on your iPhone and find flicking through...
Oct 29, 2007
AppSnapp: Single-Click Method to JailBreak iPhone & iPod Touch OS v1.1.1 and Install Installer App
We have already seen many solutions to jailbreak iPhone OS v1.1.1 and if you have been reading the feedback about these solutions from readers here @ iPhone Hacks, you would have observed that in some cases it worked very well and some cases it didn't. All that could be history,...
Oct 22, 2007
SummerBoard for iPhone OS v1.1.1: iPhone Hack Enables Scrolling of iPhone’s Home Screen
One of the most popular iPhone hacks or native iPhone application since the iPhone launch has been an app called "SummerBoard" which is an extension to iPhone's SpringBoard (more commonly known as the home screen). The latest version of SummerBoard v3.0a11 now works with iPhone OS v1.1.1. SummerBoard not only...
Oct 19, 2007
Popular iPhone Ringtone App “SendSong” Works with iPhone OS v1.1.1 Now
When I had written an article which covered all the iPhone Apps that helped you add custom ringtones to your iPhone rather than paying Apple the additional 99c to add a song as a ringtone, surprisingly more than 15% of the readers of iPhone Hacks who took the poll on...
Oct 18, 2007
TalkPlus App: iPhone Users can have Multiple Numbers and also Offers an Interesting Option for Cheaper International Calls
Elita Cheung over at TalkPlus was kind enough to drop in a line to inform me about their iPhone app which was released yesterday. If you are one of those who is carrying another phone with the "jesus phone" to manage your personal and work life then you won't need...
Oct 16, 2007
Breaking News: anySIM v1.1 – Free GUI based SIM Unlock tool for (Virgin) iPhone OS v1.1.1 released by iPhone/iTouch Dev Team
It was only a matter of time if you have known the iPhone hacking geniuses over at the iPhone Dev Team. They have been working hard since the now in-famous iPhone v1.1.1 update and have delivered again by releasing the latest version of their free GUI-based SIM unlocking solution "anySIM...
Oct 13, 2007
iPhone Hacking News: Instructions to Install Third-Party iPhone Apps using Installer.app for iPhone OS v1.1.1
Based on reader comments it looks like the various posts on iPhone jailbreaking, hacking, and unlocking for iPhone v1.1.1 has only resulted in confusing everyone, and I wouldn't blame you, it has got me confused as well. Unfortunately at this point of time things aren't as easy as it was...
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...
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 28, 2007
5 Ways to Use Twitter on your iPhone
It has been almost three months and it would have been inappropriate on my part if I had not written about how to use the ultra popular social networking and micro blogging service aka Twitter on your iPhone. So let me address this today by writing about the various options...
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 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 10, 2007
Killer iPhone App: Veveo’s vTap brings video from all over the web to the iPhone
Apple announced today that they had sold the millionth iPhone. So on that occasion let me introduce to you guys a killer iPhone application. OM Malik wrote about it couple of weeks back which had got me very interested; it is the vTap service from Veveo which promises to make...
Aug 27, 2007
Apollo IM: First unauthorized Instant Messaging client for iPhone (iPhone Hack)
iPhone hacking community has been busy releasing native iPhone applications after the first "Hello World" application. The latest iPhone hack is interestingly the first native iPhone instant messaging client called "Apollo IM". After many web-based but extremely functional instant messaging clients for the iPhone like Mundu IM, JiveTalk; we have...
Aug 23, 2007
Installing iPhone hacks made easy with hands-on tutorial – Windows Edition (at last)
It has been only 2 days since folks at Gizmodo published the really helpful hands-on tutorial to load the updated version of "Installer.app" onto your iPhone making it very easy to install unauthorized third-party native applications (or iPhone hacks) onto your iPhone. However, at that point the step by step...
Aug 18, 2007
Top iPhone-friendly websites
With its advanced Safari browser, iPhone lets you see web pages the way they were designed to be seen, then easily zoom in by simply tapping on the multi-touch display with your finger. This sounds very good and revolutionary, but the important question here is now that you have an...