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SwirlyMMS updated to 1.2.9 [Cydia]





SwirlyMMS, application to send and receive mms, is updated to v1.2.9. Several bugs are fixed. See the changelog below.

Avaliable in Cydia for jailbreaked iPhones.

   

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iFunBox updated to v0.7.224.86



I use iFunBox a lot. This is a very useful utility for jailbreaked iPhones. Recently it was updated to version 0.7.224.86. Here is a download link.
What’s New:
1. Thumbnail view supported for wallpapers, camera and all other folders.
2. Support Symlink for the filesystem of firmware 2.0. All .app can be listed in Application folder.
3. Downloading music and movie from iPhone with filename encoded with album name and artist name.
4. Support E-Books, converting plain text to UTF-16 automatically.
5. Support Book Shelf, converting plain text to UTF-8 automatically.

Limitations:
Uploading music and movie to iPhone is now disabled on devices with firmware 2.x.

   

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Fake a call [AppStore, Free]



Stuck in another pointless meeting? Want to impress everyone, that Bill calls you? Use Fake-A-Call! With the tap of your finger or at a specified time, have that 'important client' give you a call. This application is free, maybe for a limited time :) Here is AppStore link.


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Tuesday, November 11th, 2008. 1:28

Bluetooth hack



There is a project (iphonebluetooth.tk) to unlock the iphone bluetooth. The developers got some interesting progress. They were able to search and find two other bluetooth devices (a sonyericsson phone and an hackintosh) from the iPhone, and transfer some data. Here are several interesting screenshots:

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TyroTuner [AppStore, Free]



TyroTuner is a microphone-based utility that tunes the standard six-string guitar. Select what string you want to tune, and then play the guitar string...the needle will tell you whether you need to tune up or down.

The application costed $2.99, but it is now free for a limited time. Here is the AppStore link.

   

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Monday, November 10th, 2008. 18:02

MMSender [AppStore]



Quite soon MMS will be avaliable for iPhone users via AppStore. The application is called MMSender. The developer published this video:

For now only users of jailbreaked iPhones can send MMS from application called SwirlyMMS.

   

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TouchTerm [AppStore, Free]



TouchTerm is a complete and fully-featured SSH terminal application, with an intuitive interface includes:

  • Translucent UI support allows typing while using the entire screen for displaying terminal output
  • Complete server, connection, and password management
  • RSA/DSA public key authentication
  • VT100 Terminal Emulation: Use top, screen, emacs, vi -- virtually any console application
  • Wi-Fi and EDGE/3G support: access and administer your servers from anywhere
  • Full special-key support including Ctrl, Esc, Tab, and arrow keys
  • Landscape mode support, configurable font size and color
  • A polished, iPhone-standard interface

This application is free for a limited time. The price dropped from $2.99 to 0. Here is AppStore link.


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Saturday, November 8th, 2008. 2:04

Virtual reality from Apple



The US Patent Office today published two Apple patent filings that reveal the company having researched a unique head-tracking display technology designed to replicate the theater experience. A head-mounted display with head-tracking technology intended to reduce viewer fatigue and disorientation by simulating a theater or other viewing environment.

The wearer of the device can pick a seat in the fake theater and then manipulate the image, zoom in and out, and look around thanks to an accelerometer and gyroscope built into the goggles.


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Friday, November 7th, 2008. 20:31

SayNDial [AppStore, Free]



This is a voice dial application. SayNDial automatically dials one of your contacts just by saying a name or company. It recognizes your speech making it faster than thumbing through your contacts and safer when calling while you drive. SayNDial is powered by Metaphor Solutions.

The application is free for a limited time. The price dropped from $2.99 to 0. AppStore link.

   

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Friday, November 7th, 2008. 20:20

iPhone robot



This robot is made in Japan. The main part is a jailbroken iPhone 3G running some Ruby code. Other parts include an Arduino CPU, a TA7291P motor, and 4 AA batteries. The robot is controlled via WiFi from a nearby computer.

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Thursday, November 6th, 2008. 20:37

Free Translator [AppStore, Free]



This is a translator. It uses free Google Translate API. Users can choose between many languages including Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

Application is free, here is a link to AppStore.

PS: It requires internet connection (WiFi, 3G, EDGE or regular GPRS).

   

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Thursday, November 6th, 2008. 1:35

Keyboard for iPhone



Why would you need it anyway?

   

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Thursday, November 6th, 2008. 1:21

Elastomania for iPhone [AppStore]



This Elastomania-type game will be avaliable in AppStore quite soon.

Related post: Stuntbike - Elastomania for iPhone

   

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008. 14:04

Cooliris for iPhone [AppStore, Free]



Cooliris, the popular browser extension that revolutionizes the way you view media. Now it is available as an application for iPhone and iPod Touch. Cooliris makes finding news and search results a breeze by displaying them as an endlessly streaming 3D Wall, complementing the touch screen perfectly.

This application is free, avaliable via AppStore (link).

Features

  • 3D Wall makes finding and viewing content easy, and fun
  • Discover provides you with news on-the-go: stay on top of the latest current events
  • Get the full story: Read more inline without having to jump to the web browser

How to use:

  • 1-Finger Swipe - Scroll the wall a screen length
  • Pinch / Expand Wall - Zoom in/out
  • Single Tap - Select Media or go full screen
  • Tilt Wall - Scroll the wall by tilting the device left or right
  • Press Title Bar Menu Button - Select the item to go one deeper
  • Press Cooliris Logo - Go home
  • Finger Swipe Submenu - Slide the sub-menu items to see more
  • Click the Envelope - Share media via the default Mail Client
  • Click the Metadata - Opens the containing page web page
  • Click the 'i' Info icon - Shows/Hides the metadata panel

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AutoMangle: vehicular combat game [AppStore, Free]



AutoMangle is an addictive vehicular combat game. You can choose out of 4 vehicles with color customisation. Options allowing 192 different gameplay configurations.

There are health levels and configurable weapon options. The game also features deformable vehicle damage system and realistic physics.

The game is avaliable in AppStore. lite version is free (link). Full version is $1.99 (link)

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Saturday, November 1st, 2008. 18:30