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3 years ago

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With both Greenpois0n and PwnageTool 4.1 successfully jailbreaking the new Apple TV (2010), it didn't take long for the first jailbreak app to be released: NitoTV.

NitoTV is still in the beta stages, but will soon bring media player capabilities, weather updates, and an RSS feed to your feed AppleTVs.

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3 years ago

iSeeU brings FaceTime-like video calling to iPhone 3GS [Accessory]

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iSeeU brings FaceTime-like video calling to iPhone 3GS [Accessory]

There is an endless list of apps that allow you to make video calls with your iPhone 4, and aside from Apple's FaceTime, most of t hese are also compatible with the 3GS, but it can be quite awkward to video call without a front facing camera.

Korean company, PLAYMASS, have produced a new accessory that can solve the problem, iSeeU.

iSeeU clips onto your i Phone 3GS, and flips open to reveal a series of mirrors, that allow you make a video call using the rear facing camera. One neat thing about iSeeU is, you can easily swivel it off to the side to switch the cameras, so that you can still show your friend what the rear facing camera would normally see.

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3 years ago

How to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 via greenpois0n [Jailbreak]

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How to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 via greenpois0n [Jailbreak]

Wondering how to Jailbreak iOS 4.1 with greenpois0n? Jailbreakers have a wealth of options when it comes to iOS 4.1.  We've already looked at how to jailbreak iOS 4.1 via limera1n and how to jailbreak via PwnageTool 4.1.  Now we're looking at the Mac version of greenpois0n.  PC users shouldn't have too much difficulty following along with any of these as the steps are generally the same.  It's really up to you what tool you decide to use.  I suggest unlockers use PwnageTool 4.1 though, as it will preserve your baseband for future unlocking.  And as always, we take no responsibility to any damage done to your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

This version of greenpois0n will jailbreak the following devices:

  • iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 4th and 3rd gen
  • iPad (iOS 3.2.2)

Hit the jump for a walkthrough and video!

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3 years ago

Can iPad competitors compete?

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Can iPad competitors compete?

This week we found out the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab would be hitting Verizon for $599, with a $20/1GB month data plan, and the Windows 7-powered HP Slate, 10 months after Steve Balmer showed it off on the CES stage, will be available to Enterprise for $799. RIM has the BlackBerry PlayBook coming next year and HP the PalmPad in the pipeline as well.

The baseline iPad 3G is $629 with a $15/256MB month AT&T plan, the baseline Wi-Fi iPad + MiFi bundle on Verizon is likewise $630 with a $20/1GB month data plan (the Mi-Fi isn't built in but can serve as a router for up to 5 devices). At that price, the iPad includes a 9.7-inch screen at 1024x768 , aluminum unibody, 1GHz A4 SoC, 256MB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a 35,000 iPad and 300,000+ strong compatible App Store, the iTunes ecosystem, and a good, tablet optimized OS that's about to become great with iOS 4.2 in November.

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3 years ago

AT&T preparing for loss of iPhone exclusivity?

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AT&T preparing for loss of iPhone exclusivity?

AT&T has been quietly accumulating smartphone units to add to their war chest in anticipation of the iPhone being made available through Verizon in the near future. Bloomberg reports:

AT&T Inc., facing the possible loss of its hold on the iPhone, is adding handsets at an accelerating clip and retraining store staff to help reduce reliance on its top-selling smartphone during the holidays. AT&T clearly has tried to diversify themselves away from the iPhone, and that’s probably the right strategy since they’ve relied so heavily on the iPhone these past few years [...] this handset strategy could shelter them from some customer losses.”

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3 years ago

Victoria's Secret comes to iPad

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Victoria's Secret comes to iPad

Victoria's Secret launched their iPad app a few days ago and it has already soared into the #1 position on the Top Free iPad Apps chart. As if having the store's catalogue at your fingertips wasn't sexy enough, the Victoria's Secret app also brings you photo shoots, fashion show exclusives, TV commercials, special events and the ability to stalk up-to-the-minute coverage of their supermodels.

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3 years ago

Verizon turning to iPhone because Droid doesn't bring the subscribers?

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Verizon turning to iPhone because Droid doesn't bring the subscribers?

Both AT&T and Verizon have now released their quarterly earning statements, and it turns out AT&T (driven primarily by 5.2 million iPhone activations) signed up 2.6 million net subscribers to Verizon's 0.9 million.

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3 years ago

TiPb iPhone and iPad wallpaper of the week!

TiPb iPhone and iPad wallpaper of the week!

Remember that TiPb iPhone and iPad wallpaper contest we had going in our forums? We didn't forget about it, but I don't think we made it exactly clear what we were looking for either. So to kick things off (again), we've picked our first winner, the forum member who submitted the beautiful wallpaper they made above.

Think you can make a killer wallpaper? Jump over to our thread and submit your iPad or iPhone wallpaper for your chance to win. We'll be picking a winner every week. Each winner will have their wallpaper put on the front page of TiPb as well as receive $20.

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3 years ago

AT&T brings VoterHub to iPhone

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AT&T brings VoterHub to iPhone

VoterHub is a new iPhone app which brings a plethora of voting information into the hands of iPhone wielding U.S. citizens. With VoterHub you can

  • register to vote
  • find out what the deadlines are for registering
  • find out voter qualifications
  • find out when early voting begins
  • find out when vote-by-mail/absentee voting begins
  • find your local polling place
  • view your state's election calendar
  • find out who is on the ballot

Maybe in 20 years we'll be able to vote with our iPhones? Ok, probably not, but a girl can dream.

If you pick this one up, let us know what you think!

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3 years ago

iPad: Six months later [Round table]

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iPad: Six months later [Round table]

Back in April Apple launched their magical, revolutionary iPad and all this week TiPb's been wondering just how well all that magic and revolution has held up some 6 months later. Rene has already shared his thoughts in an editorial and Chad and Georgia shared theirs during the last iPad live! podcast, but we wanted more.

Here's our original iPad review. Follow on after the break to see how the TiPb writers and Smartphone Expert editors Dieter, Kevin, and Malatesta feel about their iPads... six months later.

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