Oct 8, 2008
Step-By-Step Guide to Create Free Custom Ringtones for Your iPhone Using iTunes 8
The simple ringtone hack that was discovered almost a year back still seems to work with the latest version of iTunes (v8.0.1). It is based on the fact that iTunes differentiates a song file and a ringtone by the file extension. While we all know that the song file extension...
Oct 7, 2008
Security Hole or Minor Privacy Bug in iPhone’s Emergency Call Feature?
In iPhone fimrware 2.1, Apple had fixed the security flaw that was discovered in iPhone firmware 2.0.2 which allowed someone to access your data and certain iPhone apps even when you have the passcode lock feature turned on. The blogosphere has been buzzing about another small security hole in the...
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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...
Oct 5, 2008
iPhone Firmware 2.1: Fix for Voicemail Password Incorrect Popup & Caller ID Toggle Switch Issue
The overall feedback from iPhone users about iPhone firmware 2.1 has been very positive. It seems to have fixed most of the known problems with iPhone firmware 2.x.x such as dropped calls, slow iPhone syncs, iPhone apps crashing issues, 3G reception issues, Apple Logo Screen of Death problem. However, there...
Oct 2, 2008
DIY: iPhone Dock Using Binder Clips
If you want a dock for your iPhone but don't want to shell out $49 for it, then you should checkout the do-it-yourself video of making a iPhone dock using binder clips after the jump. In the video, gizak, a reader of LifeHacker is making the dock for an iPhone...
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 24, 2008
Fix: iPhone Users Reporting Problems Retrieving Mails in the Background After Upgrading to Firmware 2.1
As per this Apple Discussion thread, there are quite a few iPhone users reporting that their iPhone's mail application fails to retrieve mails in the background when push is enabled and regardless of the interval that is set after upgrading to iPhone firmware 2.1. If you are facing this issue...
Sep 23, 2008
iPhone Forensic Expert Reveals iPhone Takes Screen Shots; Provides a Fix To Disable it
iPhone hacking expert, Zdziarski, had revealed during a forensic seminar about cracking iPhone's passcode that iPhone takes screen shots every time you push your iPhone's home button. As per Zdziarski, the iPhone takes the screen shot for the 3D "zoom" effect that is observed when you close/suspend or launch/resume an...
Sep 22, 2008
iPhone 3G Users Still Reporting Reception Issues After Upgrading to Firmware 2.1
As I have mentioned earlier, the overall feedback from iPhone users about iPhone firmware 2.1 that was released by Apple last Friday has been very positive. It seemed to have fixed most of the known problems with iPhone firmware 2.x.x such as dropped calls, slow iPhone syncs, iPhone apps crashing...
Sep 20, 2008
QuickPwn v2.1 for iPhone Firmware 2.1 for Windows Users Released
The iPhone Dev Team had released the Pwnage Tool v2.1 and QuickPwn v1.1 to jailbreak and unlock the 1st Gen iPhone and jailbreak iPhone 3G running iPhone firmware 2.1 almost immediately after it was released by Apple last week. However, the tools were only for Mac users. They have now...
Sep 18, 2008
Fix: GPS Not Working After Upgrading to iPhone Firmware 2.1
The overall feedback from iPhone users about iPhone firmware 2.1 that was released by Apple last Friday has been very positive. It seems to have fixed most of the known problems with iPhone firmware 2.x.x such as dropped calls, slow iPhone syncs, iPhone apps crashing issues, 3G reception issues, Apple...
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...
Sep 13, 2008
iPhone Dev Team Release PwnageTool v2.1 and QuickPwn v1.1 Which Supports iPhone Firmware 2.1
When I published the Step-by-Step guide to Jailbreak 1st Gen iPhone and iPhone 3G running iPhone firmware 2.1 yesterday and had stated that the iPhone hacking community had done it again by hacking iPhone firmware 2.1, I seem to have spoken a little too soon as the guide was not...
Sep 12, 2008
Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak 1st Gen iPhone and iPhone 3G running Firmware 2.1 [Updated]
The iPhone hacking community has done it again, it has only been a few hours since Apple released iPhone firmware 2.1 which includes many bug fixes and improvements, and we have news that they have figured out a way to jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.1. ipineapple, one of our readers here...
Sep 3, 2008
Steve Wozniak Advocates iPhone Hacking
iPhone Dev Team has published a photo on their blog of Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak with a pwned iPhone. He had hacked Emmy award winning actress, Kathy Griffin's iPhone on TV back in June so it comes as no surprise to hear Steve Wozniak advocates iPhone hacking. As seen in...
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
WinPwn 2.5 Released to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 2.0.2; Includes QuickPwn Support
The much awaited WinPwn tool 2.5 to jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.x including firmware 2.0.2 has been released. The latest version of WinPwn tool comes with an all new user interface and also includes QuickPwn support, which is a quicker and easier jailbreaking method. The iPhone Dev Team had recently released...
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 27, 2008
Serious Security Flaw Discovered in iPhone Firmware 2.0.2; Temp Fix Available; Permanent Fix On Its Way [Updated]
Gizmodo is reporting that a member of Mac Rumors forums has discovered a major security flaw in the iPhone firmware 2.0.2 that allows someone to access your data and certain iPhone apps even when you have the passcode lock feature turned on. Find out more about the security flaw and...
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 26, 2008
Pwnage Tool 22.214.171.124 Released to Jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.0.2
The iPhone Dev Team had released an updated version of the QuickPwn tool to jailbreak iPhone running firmware 2.0, 2.0.1 and also 2.0.2. However, it was only available for Windows users. As promised they have released an updated version of their Pwnage Tool v126.96.36.199 for Mac users which now supports...
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 18, 2008
iPhone Firmware 2.0.2 Released to Probably Fix Bugs in iPhone 3G [Updated]
Apple has just released iPhone firmware 2.0.2 to probably fix bugs in iPhone 3G. The latest firmware update is a 248.7 MB file, and you should be able to download it by clicking on the update button in the summary tab in iTunes. The update is available for iPod Touch...
Aug 16, 2008
How to Fix “Apple Logo Screen of Death” Problem
It has been almost 2 weeks since Apple released iPhone firmware 2.0.1 primarily for bug fixes but based on Apple Discussions boards and news around the blogosphere; it appears that there is still an issue affecting many users of iPhone firmware 2.0 and iPhone firmware 2.0.1. Its now infamously called...
Aug 11, 2008
Tip to Turn Spare Change into iPhone Apps
Apparently the average US household has about $90 of spare change just sitting around. So if you are wondering what to do with the spare change then checkout the tip by one of the readers over at TUAW to turn your spare change into iPhone Apps after the jump. You...
Aug 10, 2008
Simple Hack to Add Free Custom Ringtones to your iPhone
One of the simplest hacks prior to iPhone firmware 2.x and iTunes 7.7 was to create free custom ringtones for your iPhone. A lot does not seem to have changed post iPhone firmware 2.x and iTunes 7.7 based on a step by step guide posted by theAppleBlog. You check out...
Aug 9, 2008
Step-by-Step Guides to Jailbreak 1st gen iPhone and iPhone 3G running firmware 2.0.1 using Windows [Updated]
The iPhone Dev Team released the new version of their Pwnage Tool 2.0.2 earlier today but it works only for Mac users. The WinPwn Tool has still not been release for Windows users but they need not feel left out, the step-by-step that some clever folks had figured out to...
Aug 9, 2008
Pwnage Tool 2.0.2 to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 2.0.1 Released; also includes Installer 4 Beta [Updated]
The iPhone Dev Team has just released the latest version of their Pwnage Tool., v2.0.2. The new version of Pwnage Tool can be used to jailbreak the first generation iPhone running either iPhone firmware 2.x or 1.1.4 or 1.1.5 as well as iPhone 3G running running the latest iPhone firmware....
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...