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 23, 2007
iPhone Elite Dev Team Releases Re-Virginizer Tool for Unlocked iPhone running OS v1.0.2
When the iPhone Dev Team had released the latest version of anySIM v1.1, their GUI-based tool to unlock the iPhone last week it was only applicable for those you had not unlocked the iPhone, however that had left a large percentage of the 250k iPhone owners who have unlocked their...
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 10, 2007
iPhone 1.1.1 JailBreak tested and confirmed by Engadget has been released (Updated)
Erica Sudan @ Tuaw had announced couple of days back that iPhone hackers have been able to jailbreak iPhone firmware 1.1.1. We then got news that iPhone hacker asap18 has managed to port several unauthorized third-party iPhone applications to firmware 1.1.1 and they were also reported to be working fine....
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 5, 2007
iPhone Rumors: iPhone SDK, iPhone coming to Canada, Leapord and iPhone’s Notes application
As iPhone hackers are currently working hard to break into the now in-famous iPhone firmware 1.1.1 the rumor-mongers have taken centre stage. The latest from them is that Apple is looking to do some damage control caused by firmware 1.1.1 update and more importantly do not want to repeat what...
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 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 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
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...
Jun 12, 2007
Email reminder from Apple: Get ready. iPhone is coming June 29.
Apple announced the official release date of iPhone, probably the much awaited gadget in a decade with the roll out of three iPhone Ads on 3rd June and followed them with another iPhone ad later in the week. However, Apple wants to be sure that all those who had shown...
Jun 4, 2007
iPhone Roundup from last week | iPhone Release date, Third party app, Google apps and lots more
I am back to recap all the news, rumors and speculations about the iPhone in the last one week (May 28th to June 3rd, 2007). The good thing about last week was that we did get some iPhone news rather than just iPhone rumors; especially the news about the release...
May 30, 2007
“All Things Digital” conference: Steve Jobs evangelizes the iPhone
Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates are scheduled to make a rare joint appearance anytime now at The Wall Street Journal's D5: All Things Digital conference. But before that co-producer Walt Mossberg had an interesting Q&A session with Steve Jobs, I guess the part we were all...
May 28, 2007
Top iPhone news & rumors from the 4th week of May
As we are getting closer to the iPhone launch, the iPhone news and rumors only seem to get louder. In the third week of May, we had rumors about AT&T CEO giving away the first iPhone pre-launch in a low-key event based on a video footage, an internal AT&T memo...
Apr 28, 2007
Apple reinvents Consumer Electronics
Every once in a while you have companies which achieve greatness with their revolutionary ideas and vision of the future. We have admired Microsoft in the 80s and 90s, then it has been Google from the late 90s, but Apple has done it more than once, first with the Macs,...
Apr 13, 2007
YouTube video on how to switch to Cingular to get an iPhone
CellSwapper offers phone subscribers the possibility to trade or transfer the subscription they currently have to another person. By doing this they avoid paying the cancellation fee associated with long term contract with the network operator. All lot of people will probably consider this kind of service when the iPhone...
Apr 2, 2007
Apple iPhone is revolutionary – Part II
Apple announced a long rumored, much anticipated, highly coveted mobile phone called the iPhone. Jobs promised to revolutionize mobile phones, and being one to never disappoint the masses, I believe he did. This is part II of the two part post on why we think the iPhone is revolutionary. Revolutionizing...
Apr 1, 2007
Apple iPhone is revolutionary – Part I
The iPhone is a revolutionary new product, aimed at completely redefining mobile as we know it. Even though I’m still reeling from the excitement, this is probably the biggest thing I’ve seen happen to the mobile industry in the 5+ years I’ve been in it since well… phones. Apple announced...