Balloons App – Launch and Catch Balloons From Your iPhone

The application is simple but it’s cool and fun! The idea behind the Balloons app for iPhone is simple: Lets you launch virtual helium balloons from your iPhone to the world. You can write a message and attach a photo to a tag dangled below the balloon. Anyone using the Balloons app may catch your […]

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Use Undercover App to Recover Your Lost or Stolen iPhone

Some time ago, I’ve covered a new feature in MobileMe called “Find my iPhone” that helps you to locate your iPhone if it’s lost or picked up by someone else. Now, Orbicule, a Belgium company which develops theft-recovery app for the Mac, also brings an iPhone app named “Undercover” to help you recover your lost […]

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How to Fix: Notes App Does Not Save My Note After iPhone Jailbreak

In normal case, your iPhone should work properly after jailbreak. However, in some rare cases, you may encounter some unexpected problems. Other than the YouTube issue after blackra1n jailbreak, here is another problem reported by one of the readers: “I get to fix the youTube problem. but the Notes app is not working. Everytime I […]

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5 Essential Steps to Become an iPhone Developer

“iShoot’s developer admits that he made about US$600,000 in a single month for his iPhone game iShoot. This allows him to quit the day job and focus on iPhone development full-time.” (Source: Wired) “The iPhone game Trism earned the developer $250,000 in profits the first two months!” (Source: Business Insider) “Block, the developer of the […]

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PhoneBook – Turn iPhone into Interactive Picture Book for Children

Do you have children? You may like this great product for your children. Mobile Art Lab from Japan has come up with an innovated way to use iPhone by combining it with a traditional picture book called PhoneBook. As mentioned by the company, the goal of the product is to create a new parent-child communication […]

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You Can Now Watch Vimeo’s Video on iPhone and Android

I love YouTube but I also love the high quality videos on vimeo.com. Same as other video sites, due to the lack of Flash support, you originally can’t view the vimeo videos on iPhone. But today, Vimeo announces a great news to iPhone and Andriod users on Twitter that the site now supports both iPhone […]

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Sparkz Introduces iPhone & iPod Dock Projector

Sparkz Products introduces the world’s first iPhone & iPod dock projector. Featuring up to 1024×768 resolution, 15 lumens brightness and a 3M LCoS lens, the projector allows you to slot your iPhone into the dock and play video directly projecting a 60″ viewing area in a dark room. The sparkz supports all models of iPhone […]

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The First iPhone Virus Targets Unsecured Jailbroken iPhone

In the previous post, I urged every jailbroken iPhone user to change the root password to avoid any malicious attack via SSH. Yesterday, it’s reported widely in the blogsphere that the world’s first iPhone virus debuts. And this virus targets to infect those unsecured jailbroken iPhones with SSH enabled and which are still using the […]

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How to Secure Your Jailbroken iPhone From SSH Hack

By jailbreaking your iPhone, it opens up lots of opportunities to add some amazing features that you’ll never find on a normal iPhone. Just quote a few examples, jailbreaking lets you use Winterboard to change the iPhone theme. Or you can use Twidget to view your tweet on lock screen. And, jailbreaking opens the door […]

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How To Enable Internet Tethering on iPhone After Blackra1n Jailbreak

Other than the YouTube, GPS, Wifi problems, some AT&T users reported they lose the Internet Tethering option after jailbreaking with blackra1n. If you haven’t heard of Internet Tethering, it’s a feature on iPhone that lets you share the 3G connection with your laptop (PC or Mac) to connect to the Internet. With tethering, your iPhone […]

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Join Simon Blog on Facebook

As Facebook surpasses 325 million users, it’s very likely you’re also a Facebook user. Earlier, a reader told me that he’s a regular Facebook user and asked if there is any way to subscribe to this blog via Facebook. First, thanks for the question and all those readers who keep coming back to Simon Blog. […]

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EasyTrails GPS – Track Your Outdoor Activities with iPhone

When you go for hiking, trekking, running or have a bike trip, have you ever thought of tracking your trip or trail? If you’re using iPhone 3G or 3GS, with EasyTrails GPS, you can fully utilize the GPS ability of your iPhone to track your activities. EasyTrails GPS, developed by Zirak Srl, is an iPhone […]

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How to Fix YouTube, GPS, WiFi Problems after Blackra1n Jailbreak

Blackra1n is a great jailbreak tool for iPhone 2G, 3G or 3GS running OS 3.1.2. It’s simple and quick. But it does come with some bugs. If you have already followed my guide to jailbreak your iPhone with blackra1n, you may encounter one of the below issues: Fail to launch YouTube GPS doesn’t work if […]

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Complete Guide: Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3G/3GS 3.1.2 Using Blackra1n & Blacksn0w

Previously, I have posted up the jailbreak guide for iPhone 2G running OS 3.1.2. Here is the complete jailbreak guide for iPhone 3G/3GS using blackra1n and blacksn0w. For starter, blackra1n is the popular jailbreak tool, developed by GeoHot, that lets you jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1.2 on all models of iPhone. For blacksn0w, it’s the only […]

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