Blackra1n RC3 Coming with iPhone Hacktivation Support

In less than two hours, GeoHot will release the first iPhone Unlock Solution (known as blacksn0w) for baseband 05.11.07. Other than that, he has also developed an update of blacksn0w (i.e. RC3) that makes this popular jailbreaking tool for iPhone 3.1.2 even better. It’s an imminent release for iPhone jailbreaker without official sim. Hacktivation is […]

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Twidget – View Your Tweets on iPhone Lock Screen

With a jailbroken iPhone, one of the great things you can do is to tweak the iPhone lock screen. There are quite a number of cydia apps available to make your lock screen more useful. For instance, the Lock Calendar app lets you display calendar event on the lock screen. Or the more advanced cydia […]

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Big News! GeoHot Will Soon Release the iPhone 3.1.2 Unlock

Finally, there is a breakthrough for iPhone OS 3.1.2 unlock. It’s a long wait for those who accidentally upgraded to iPhone OS 3.1.2 (with baseband 05.11.07) and lose the unlock. I got tons of emails asking about the status and the possibility of unlocking baseband 05.11.07. Previously, my usual answer is there is no way […]

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Will Google Maps Navigation Come with iPhone OS 3.2?

With the built-in GPS and Google Maps, iPhone can always show you the current location and the direction to your desired destination. However, there is one big problem with it. When you’re driving, Google Maps can’t show you the turn-by-turn direction in realtime. There is no shortage of car navigation applications (e.g. TomTom) in App […]

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Blackra1n Will Soon Able to Unlock iPhone OS 3.1.2

I know many of you (esp. those who accidentally upgrade to firmware 3.1.2) are waiting for an unlock solution to unlock baseband 05.11.07, which comes with iPhone OS 3.1 or up. Here is a good news. George Hotz (aka GeoHot), the creater of blackra1n, has given some hints on his blog suggesting that there will […]

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Apple Releases iTunes 9.0.2, Adds Support for Apple TV

Apple has released an update for iTunes and brings the version number to 9.0.2. The new version adds support for Apple TV software v3.0 and adds an option for a dark background for Grid View. Other than that, it also comes with many new features and improvements: An improved look and feel, including a new […]

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How to Fix DiskAid or iPhone Browser Issue After Blackra1n Jailbreak

Blackra1n is the popular and easiest jailbreak tool for iPhone OS 3.1.2. However, some users have reported that DiskAid or iPhone Browser (or other iPhone file browser) does not recognize their jailbroken iPhone after using blackra1n. This issue has been discussed around the blogsphere and various discussion forums. The blackra1n developer, GeoHot, also mentioned this […]

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Mobile2Mobile iPhone App: Is This Number an AT&T Mobile-to-Mobile Number?

Are you using AT&T wireless network with your iPhone? If you’re an AT&T customer, you probably know what mobile-to-mobile calling is. It’s common for mobile carriers to provide free call (or at lower rate) for intra-network call. For AT&T, it also offers similar service named as Mobile-to-mobile calling, normally bundled in iPhone’s rate plan, that […]

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iPhone Tip: How to Change iPhone Carrier Name Using FakeCarrier

Earlier, I got an interesting question from a blog reader. His question is: I’m using a jailbroken iPhone. Any iPhone hack available to customize or change the carrier name? The release of FakeCarrier is an answer to the question. FakeCarrier, available via Cydia, is an iPhone hack that lets you change the carrier name. You […]

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Blackra1n RC2 Released for iPhone 3.1.2 Jailbreak

GeoHot has released an updated version of his jailbreak tool – Blackra1n RC2. Known as the easiest jailbreak tool that the whole jailbreak process completes in 30 seconds, blackra1n targets to jailbreak any iPhone running OS 3.1.2. The RC2 version comes with the following updates: Fixed 3G issues Tethered jailbreak for 3.1 OOTB ipt 8GB […]

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NightShot for iPhone Lets You Take Better Photo at Night

While Apple has improved the iPhone’s camera on 3GS and pushing the resolution to 3M pixels, the quality of photos at low-light condition is still not good. It’s even worse if you’re using the older models of iPhone. The root reason is the lack of built-in flash on iPhone. However, there are other means to […]

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How To Use Nike+ Sensor with Non-Nike Shoe

Last time, we talked about using Nike+ to pair with iPhone 3GS to keep track your workouts. The problem is Nike+ sport kit officially can only be used with Nike+ compatible shoe, which has a pocket under the insole. It’s just too expensive to buy a brand-new pair of Nike+ shoe. So, how can you […]

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Running with iPhone 3GS and Nike+

You’re obsessed by the tons of iPhone games in App store, right? Let’s do something healthy with iPhone this week. With the release of iPhone 3GS, it includes a built-in Nike+ support to monitor your workouts. Like me, if you’re a regular runner, you’ll love this feature and use the iPhone to keep track your […]

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How to Enable Voice Control on iPhone 2G & 3G

Other than the “S”peed improvement, iPhone 3GS also comes with some unique features which are not available to the original iPhone models. One of them is the Voice Control that lets you make calls or play music by using your voice. For instance, simply speak to your iPhone and say “Call Simon”. iPhone recognizes the […]

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