Archive for the ‘iPhone’ Category
PDAnet has been one of the most popular software for Palm OS phones and Windows Mobile phones. It is now ported to the iPhone! Acting as Wifi router, PDAnet provides FULL INTERNET on the computer through your iPhone.
PDAnet installation and configuration:
Justin on September 27, 2008 | Posted in Application
Users in Hong Kong will be able to purchase the unlocked 3g iPhone directly from Apple, without having to worry about the device being locked in any network. .
The 8GB iPhone costs $5,400 HK (692 US dollars), while the price of 16GB model is $6,200 HK (794 US dollars). According to Apple, iPhones in Hong Kong can be “activated with any wireless carrier,” the only requirement being that a carrier’s SIM card be installed prior to syncing with iTunes 8.
Justin on September 26, 2008 | Posted in iPhone
Apple has issued a recall for the Ultracompact USB Adapter that coming with the new Apple iPhone 3G for charging. It seems that the power Adapter’s design is somewhat faulty and the prongs that plug into a wall receptacle can break off and stay in the wall. This causes a risk of shock.
Apple has determined that under certain conditions the new ultracompact Apple USB power adapter’s metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. We have received reports of detached blades involving a very small percentage of the adapters sold, but no injuries have been reported.
– From Apple
Click here for more about the recall and associated exchange program.
Justin on September 22, 2008 | Posted in Accessory
Play ‘Em, a young company appeared out of nowhere, have just released their first game called Touch ‘Em for iPhone or iPod Touch.
Touch ‘Em is an icon-matching game genre. It makes heavy use of iPhone’s multi-touch capabilities, luring gamers into a fast-paced adventure.
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iPhone Firmware 2.1 has been hacked by the Dev Team. So far, this hack uses QuickPwn and Pwnage tools for the Mac only. It’s not confirmed if it works on the new iPod Touch 2G as the Dev Team doesn’t have one yet. They have also claimed the rumors of iTunes 8 blocking the pwn is not true and there is still a way.
Click here to download QuickPwn and PwnageTool.
Justin on September 14, 2008 | Posted in iPhone
Categories is an app that allows you to organize iPhone or iPod Touch’s icons into categories. Instead of scrolling through pages of apps you can have one icon for games and then all your games show under one menu. Categories is available in Cydia for free.
Justin on September 12, 2008 | Posted in Application
The Spore Origins allows players to try to survive as a multicellular organism in a tide pool, with the ability to upgrade its creature as with the main game.
It is one of the original iPhone games that Apple showed us when the iPhone apps were first announced. Here’s the video:
Justin on September 11, 2008 | Posted in Game
Metal iPhone Aqua is a magnificent, yet simple iPhone/iPod Touch theme. It is available in Cydia for free.
Just over 800 KB, this theme is a quick download from the Planet-iPhones source, and has two alternatives (Metal iPhone Pink and Metal iPhone Blue).
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Election ‘08 is an iPhone app that shows graphs of polls, data and electoral vote estimates broken down by state. You can even see the voting history of each state. It’s available through App Store and costs $0.99.
Justin on September 5, 2008 | Posted in Application
Last.fm 2.0 will be available soon in the App Store.
A leaked video of an early build of the iPhone / iPod touch application reveals that the 2.0 version offers many more features than before.
New features include:
view your friend’s playlists and favourite songs;
search out new music based on tags – artist name, music style, and so on.
Video after the break:
Justin on September 2, 2008 | Posted in Application