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Review: IntelliScreen, Native App-a-Week

Review: IntelliScreen, Native App-a-Week

Can’t wait any longer for Native Apps? Me neither. (Late) June seems too far away? I’m with you. So why wait, when you can jailbreak! Over the next couple weeks before 2.0 is released, I’ll give you guys a glimpse into the jailbroken world of native apps every week. Plus: let’s face it,...
iControlpad for iPhone Gives You Real Buttons

iControlpad for iPhone Gives You Real Buttons

Trying to break records on your iPhone? Can't manage to do it with the touchscreen? Well jailbreak nation, it looks like there is a solution---iControlpad! Though the image above is just a prototype, it takes obvious visual cues from the PSP, just take a look at the button layout and form factor...
First Look: iSlsk, p2p client for iPhone

First Look: iSlsk, p2p client for iPhone

The great thing about jailbreaking (and no, it's not this) is that a lot of smart people take a look at the capabilities of the iPhone and wonder how come nobody made a (insert program here) yet? And then go and develop said program. Case in point: A p2p client for the iPhone iSlsk, developed...
Installer.app Updated, Even More Integrated

Installer.app Updated, Even More Integrated

I'm starting to think I really do have clout around this interweb thing (I can dream) First, Installer.app received a search feature after I complained about the lack of it in my review. Now, my other complaint, the slight hesitation after installing new programs that sends you back to your...
WinPwn Out of Beta: PWN iPhones Now!

WinPwn Out of Beta: PWN iPhones Now!

WinPwn, the Pwnage tool for Windows, has finally left beta and is now available for official release. WinPwn 1.0 claims to be much more stable than previous beta releases and includes many bug fixes and new features. WinPwn is an incredibly safe and powerful way of jailbreaking your iPhone. It...
The Case for Jailbreaking - Wait-a-Thon

The Case for Jailbreaking - Wait-a-Thon

A lot of people look at the iPhone, in its current iteration, and complain that while it looks good, it lacks customization and is in dire need of native applications. And there’s a lot of truth to that, Apple has restricted much of the features on the iPhone and has limited what you can and...

Review: Installer.app, Native App-a-Week

Can’t wait any longer for Native Apps? Me neither. (Late) June seems too far away? I’m with you. So why wait, when you can jailbreak! Over the next couple months before 2.0 is released, I’ll give you guys a glimpse into the jailbroken world of native apps every week. If we don't find anything...
JAR! iPhone Pwnage Hits 1.1

JAR! iPhone Pwnage Hits 1.1

Avast ye scurvy 2.0 firmware -- prepare to be pwned! Erica Sadun of TUAW tells us the cartoon Jobs'ing, Russian slang'ing, custom firmware making, iTunes loading unlock solution has hit version 1.1: The new tool allows you to add custom packages, logos and fixes EDGE settings under 1.1.4. Either...
JAR! Blogging 1.1.4 Jailbreak

JAR! Blogging 1.1.4 Jailbreak

Real nice, Bohn. Fine. Let's do this. As most probably know, Canada doesn't have the iPhone. Well, we do, but it's a cr@ppy piece of VoIP. Nothing near as revolutionary or useful as Le Steve's little universe denter. We also have a GSM monopoly with data rates so high Warren Buffet wants no part...
iPhone Pwnage Tool Available for Mac, Windows Coming

iPhone Pwnage Tool Available for Mac, Windows Coming

We haven't covered the latest in the hacking front here at Phone different for a few reasons: Dieter was busy this week Rene dare not fiddle with his unlocked iPhone let it get bricked and he not be able to use it up there in Canadaland Chad, Brian, and Casey are not madmen, they like their...
US iPhone Shortage... Due to INTL Pirates?

US iPhone Shortage... Due to INTL Pirates?

As previously mentioned, US Apple Store's have been surprisingly (or suspiciously) out of iPhone stock lately. Some have speculated that this is due to the immanent release of a 3G iPhone, others have cited atypical supply chain management issues, component shortages, or shipping problems. In a...
iPWND - 2.0 Firmware Beta 2 Hacked (With Video)

iPWND - 2.0 Firmware Beta 2 Hacked (With Video)

JAR! The "Cat and Mouse Game" between the nasty pirates and the royal Cupertino navy seems to have shifted decidedly in the pirates favor, or so says Engadget: Those crafty kids on the iPhone Dev Team have already hacked the 2.0 firmware, but now they're getting ready to release the oh-so-...
JAR! iJailBreak Hits v0.6

JAR! iJailBreak Hits v0.6

< p align="center"> If you have an iPhone on firmware 1.1.4 you're just dying to jailbreak and/or unlock, or an iPod Touch you want to liberate (and add apps to before June!), and you trust software created by 13-year olds(!), then iJailBreak may just be what you're looking for. If you've...
UPDATED! iPhone 2.0 Firmware Pwned: Full Jailbreak and Unlock

UPDATED! iPhone 2.0 Firmware Pwned: Full Jailbreak and Unlock

Gizmodo raises the Jolly Roger this morning with news that the scurvy Pwned Project DevTeam has forced the iPhone SDK beta firmware to walk the plank: Jailbreak? Aye. Unlock? Aye Aye. Unsigned Apps? JAR! Old Install.app applications will need to be updated to the new APIs, but by using a...
Avast! 1.1.4 Jailbreak and Unlock Update

Avast! 1.1.4 Jailbreak and Unlock Update

Engadget has put together a veritable jolly roger of an update to iPhone firmware 1.1.4 jailbreaking and SIM unlocking. These methods include the usual scurvy gang of iNdependence 1.4 beta 5 for OS X, Zibri's cross-platform Ziphone 2.5, and a new, and potentially mega-infringing stow-away:...
1.1.4: Jailbreakers: Go! Unlockers: Stop!

1.1.4: Jailbreakers: Go! Unlockers: Stop!

Well the news about 1.1.4 is that there's no news -- the apps are the same, the features are the same. The good news is the popular ZiPhone / iJailBreak method of jailbreaking works just fine -- for Jailbreaking. Unlocking is apparently still a no-go, but just you wait, it will be. We're also...
ZiPhone (Finally) Jailbreaks iPhone with a GUI

ZiPhone (Finally) Jailbreaks iPhone with a GUI

Two good pieces of good news on this cold Valentine's Day Morning. First, the SDK is still on track to be released this month despite earlier rumors it could be delayed, according to tuaw. Apparently Apple employees are working triple overtime so we can love our iPhones just a little more....
iPhone v1.1.3 Round up

iPhone v1.1.3 Round up

So we know that jailbreaking 1.1.3 is possible (but a bit of a pain), but now we're also hearing that the pain doesn't necessarily stop once you've finished the jailbreak. Gizmodo is reporting on various issues including the breakage of Google Location and of various native apps. The latter...
iPhone Jailbreak 1.1.3

iPhone Jailbreak 1.1.3

Looks like our set of Native iPhone Apps articles are relevant again for a whole swath of people, as it looks like version 1.1.3 has not only been Jailbroken, but that Jailbreak is now live for both Windows and Mac. This comes after some drama yesterday regarding whether or not the impending...
Firmware 1.1.3 Unbricks iPhones, is also Jailbroken

Firmware 1.1.3 Unbricks iPhones, is also Jailbroken

Here's some good 1.1.3 news, two pieces of it. Piece one is that 1.1.3 looks to be pretty comprehensive in how much of the firmware is re-written. Which is to say that it seems to overwrite some of the nasty bits that could have been corrupted with a bad AnySIM unlock. If you have an iPhone...

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