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5 years ago

iPhone OS 2.2.1 Jailbreak -- Incredibly Complicated Instructions Edition

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iPhone OS 2.2.1 Jailbreak -- Incredibly Complicated Instructions Edition

The illustri-notorious Dev Team has blogged about Jailbreaking iPhone OS 2.2.1, released by Apple earlier this week.

Simple version: You can now Jailbreak, if you haven't already upgraded to 2.2.1 via iTunes, are using a Mac, aren't affected by the OS X 10.6 DFU-mode bug, and -- if you want to keep using yellowSn0w for unlock -- are happy to spin your own custom firmware.

Complex version: involves closing the barn door -- see here.

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5 years ago

iPhone SDK "Hostile" Compared to Palm Pre's Mojo?

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iPhone SDK "Hostile" Compared to Palm Pre's Mojo?

Our sibling-site PreCentral.net points us to an interesting developer commentary up on Ars Technica which provides this little golden spitball of insight:

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5 years ago

Today on the Forums: Slacker Radio Plus Give Away, TiPb Reader's Choice, Favorite iPhone Function, Twitter on iPhone

Today on the Forums: Slacker Radio Plus Give Away, TiPb Reader's Choice, Favorite iPhone Function, Twitter on iPhone

Today on the forums we have a few threads that are not to be missed.

First up we have the Slacker Radio Plus give away thread! 10 lucky members of our forum have a chance to win a month free of their premium service. For more details head into that thread now!

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5 years ago

How About the iPhone as Controller for Apple TV Gaming Console?

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How About the iPhone as Controller for Apple TV Gaming Console?

Hot on the heels of the premium "App Store Plus" (TM Erica Sadun) $19.99 rumor we helped propogate yesterday, in his (its?) weekly column, the Macalope pulls a follow-up rumor out of his rear port (actually makes it up on the spot) for a concept that's actually pretty darn intriguing:

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5 years ago

*Slightly* More on 3rd Generation iPhone

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*Slightly* More on 3rd Generation iPhone

No specks, no blur-cam shots, not even a Kevin Rose post yet, just a few more tiny little details on Pinch Media's timeline via MacRumors:

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5 years ago

Still on iPhone 2.2 and Want Emoji? FrostyPlace Free Right Now!

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Still on iPhone 2.2 and Want Emoji? FrostyPlace Free Right Now!

Act fast, because this ain't gonna last, but if you're still on iPhone OS 2.2 and want to activate Emoji as detailed by iJustine (see previous post for details), act fast and scoop up FrostyPlace now. It's FREE for today only (and who knows what time zone today ends for them!)

(Via Daynah on Twitter)

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5 years ago

TiPb Presents: iPhone Live! Podcast #6

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TiPb Presents: iPhone Live! Podcast #6

Joined by special guest, Mickey Papillion, the Cell Phone Junkie, Rene and Chad FINALLY get into some iPhone vs. Palm Pre (technical and legal!) action with Smartphone Expert's editor-in-chief -- and resident Palm expert -- Dieter Bohn who was live at the keynote and got quite a bit of hands-on time with the Pre at CES.

Is the Pre better? Can it compete? How will Apple answer? Or will those multi-touch patents stop Palm dead in their tracks? Listen in the find out!

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5 years ago

Polaroid Wants More iPhone Bluetooth Access -- So Say We All?

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Polaroid Wants More iPhone Bluetooth Access -- So Say We All?

TiPb received a note from Andy at Polaroid concerning a campaign they're starting encouraging iPhone users to file a feature request with Apple for Bluetooth file transfer access. Polaroid wants this for their Pogo Instant Mobile Printer, but TiPb thinks it's a grand idea for better Bluetooth access of all sorts.

I'm pretty sure we don't have stereo Bluetooth (A2DP) because, well, it's not very good quality and Apple doesn't do "not very good quality" (outside of MobileMe launches, mice, and corporate printer support, of course), but how about letting that gorgeous Apple Bluetooth Keyboard (or any Bluetooth Keyboard) hook up with the iPhone?

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5 years ago

How to put your iPhone or iPad into Recovery Mode

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How to put your iPhone or iPad into Recovery Mode

What happens when your iPhone or iPad is completely non-responsive, even when connected to iTunes? Or perhaps you need to downgrade from beta software. Any of these scenarios will require you to put your iPhone or iPad into Recovery Mode. No need to panic though, we can walk you through each step of the way!

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5 years ago

[Sponsored Post: Seidio Innocell External Battery Pack for iPhone 3G]

[Sponsored Post: Seidio Innocell External Battery Pack for iPhone 3G]

[Sponsored Post: Seidio Innocell External Battery Pack for iPhone 3G]

Is your iPhone 3G battery dying out again? Give your battery a quick boost with the Seidio Innocell External Battery Pack!

Made with high quality Li-on cells this battery pack will boost your original battery by 50%. The pass through connector allows you to charge the battery and your device at the same time and it utilizes the original connector so there are no extra charging cables needed.

There are built in speaker channels to allow audio pass through and the protection circuits will prevent over charging and it can be charged in the original iPhone 3G dock and travel charger.

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5 years ago

Quick Review: Pogo Stylus

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Quick Review: Pogo Stylus

Our fearless leader/editor was able to meet some great vendors at Macworld 2009 this year and got a sampling of their products. I am rounding them up in a series of posts, so, let's take a look at what we have this time!

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5 years ago

$19.99 "Premium Gaming" Section to Hit App Store?

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$19.99 "Premium Gaming" Section to Hit App Store?

MacRumors is reporting a... well, rumor, that Apple may introduce a new section to the App Store for "premium" games with a price point at (or above?) $19.99.

The rumors suggests WWDC in June as a likely introduction event, and it would be exclusive to big publishers and allow them to side-step the $0.99 domination of cheaper Apps (some awesome indie fare but also a lot of... well, CrApps) that suck all the air out of the current Top lists.

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5 years ago

iTunes Plus Upgrades: Now Serving Singles

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iTunes Plus Upgrades: Now Serving Singles

When Apple first announced it was going DRM-free at Macworld 2009, they set up a system where users who previously bought the old, lower quality, copy-protected music could upgrade to the new, higher-quality, non-protected music for $0.30 per single track.

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5 years ago

Dev Team Explains: Why NOT to Update to iPhone 2.2.1

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Dev Team Explains: Why NOT to Update to iPhone 2.2.1

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5 years ago

iPhone OS 2.2.1 Hints at Next Gen iPhone?

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iPhone OS 2.2.1 Hints at Next Gen iPhone?

MacRumors is reporting that both the recent iPhone OS 2.2.1 release, and ad serving reports from Pinch Media show an iPhone model 2,1. The original iPhone was 1,1, the iPhone 3G was 1,2, so if accurate this numbering would not indicate the small bump of the iPhone 3G, but a real next generation device update (similar to the recent, revised iPod touch, which earned it's own 2,1 model last fall).

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