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iPhone-specific mags in Japan





There are many mobile-specific magazines. I haven't seen any that write only about iPhones. However in Japan many iPhone-specific magazines have been available for over a year. Taking into consideration that iPhone 3G is avaliable in Japan for a bit more than a month.. Very nice.




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Thursday, August 21st, 2008. 16:46

WinPwn 2.5: new screenshots



WinPwn 2.5 is on it's way. The developer says, that the release will be later this week.

Features

  • QuickPwn support (2.0/2.0.1/2.0.2)
  • DFU helper
  • Automatic updater (yay no more downloading new installers)
  • Plus much more....

Screenshots:


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QuickPwn updated to 1.2.0



QuickPwn for Windows is updated. Support for all 2.x firmwares is added. So now you can QuickPwn and jailbreak the device if it is running 2.0, 2.0.1 or 2.0.2.

DevTeam reminds that it is still beta software, so usual rules apply, no complaints if anything goes wrong and use the tool at at your own risk!

Download here!

Using QuickPwn does not update the firmware itself, this tool is designed to ‘Pwn’ (the ability to install future custom non-Apple firmwares) , ‘Jailbreak’ and install Installer and/or Cydia on a given device. If your device is running 2.0.1 and you QuickPwn it, it’ll still be running 2.0.1, although it will now be Pwned and Jailbroken. It will also activate (not unlock) devices that are being used outside of their intended territories and cannot be activated using iTunes.

If you want to update to 2.0.2 then use the normal iTunes update to get to 2.0.2 and then use QuickPwn to Pwn, Jailbreak and Activate, remember that the 2.0.2 update includes a baseband update for the 3G iPhone, so depending what your long term intentions are for the phone, update wisely, of course in the upcoming PwnageTool application you’ll be able to create a custom ipsw without the baseband update enabled.

PS: Mac OS version is on it's way.




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iPhone 2.0.2 kills 3G calling for some users



Some people are complaining about the iPhone 2.0.2 update killing their ability to actually make calls over 3G. Among the people who suffer from no-calling-itis is one guy who took his phone to AT&T and had them swap out the SIM, which somehow fixed the problem. If you're getting "call failed" on 3G, try switching back to 2G in Settings -> General -> Network and making the call again.

Do you still want to update to 2.0.2?

via gizmodo




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Thursday, August 21st, 2008. 12:33

Exit's Neutron multiplayer gaming for iPhone



Exit Games has a multiplayer gaming platform, called Neutron, on PCs, mobile devices, game consoles, and BREW phones. It works across devices and hardware, so you can play someone on their PC via your handset. And now it's ready for the iPhone. Today it was announced that the Neutron system of social network-like gaming now has iPhone support, or will as soon as developers code for it.

via gizmodo




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Thursday, August 21st, 2008. 12:28

New iPhone with photos of the girl who made it



These photos were found in a brand new iPhone in UK. Nice!

via MacRumors Forum




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Thursday, August 21st, 2008. 1:52

OpenClip - Copy/Paste for iPhone



One of the common complaints about Apple’s iPhone–and one that did not get solved with the launch of the iPhone 3G–is the lack of a copy-paste function. An independent developer Zac White has taken matters in his own hands and founded a non-profit, open source, community project called OpenClip which is offering iPhone developers a free Copy and Paste framework that will add this functionality to their applications.


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Real Racing - игра для iPhone



Developers from Firemint published a video about thier new project GCDC 2008 - 3D racing game for iPhone. Game will support multiplayer mode via Wi-Fi and 3G. The release is scheduled for the end of this year.




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Thursday, August 21st, 2008. 1:07

Metronome for firmware 2.0 and above



Couple weeks ago I bought a brand new metronome for $30. I wish I knew about this application for my iPhone:

Fully functional metronome. Include tap tempo feature, ranges from 30 to 250 BPM, 0 to 19 beats per bar, and has 9 selectable rhythms.

Avaliable for free via Cydia Installer. For 2.0 firmware and above.




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Wednesday, August 20th, 2008. 17:44

LockDown - protect your apps with a password



LockDown v3.0 is out with a lot of improvements. If you need to be able to lock certain apps with a password so you can hand your phone off to someone else for a bit, this is the app for you. There is also a lost password protection.

Avaliable in Cydia installer for iPhone with firmware 2.0 and above.




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Wednesday, August 20th, 2008. 17:35

AppBackup - save/restore App Store apps settings and data



AppBackup is a program for the iPhone/iPod touch that lets you back up and restore the saved data and settings for your App Store apps.

To back up one app, open AppBackup, select the app, and then select Backup. To restore an app, select it and then select Restore. (If there is no restore option, then it hasn't been backed up yet.) To back up all apps at once, tap All at the top-left of the screen, and select Backup. To restore all apps that have been backed up at once, tap All and select Restore. (You must have at least one app backed up in order to see this option).

Avaliable for free via Cydia Istaller.

A jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch running iPhoneOS 2.0 or later, with Cydia and at least one App Store app.




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Wednesday, August 20th, 2008. 17:18

QuickPwn GUI Version



This is a GUI version of QuickPwn for Windows.

It is available for download here, but beware this is still beta software. It is fairly self explanatory and easy to use. You’ll still see a command-line window popping up when the actual QuickPwn process takes place, but the device and ipsw selection is handled by the GUI.




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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008. 16:48

iPhone's firmware 2.0.2 is out



Apple just released new firmware for iPhone - version 2.0.2. As usual, all the company mentioned was that the update includes "Bug fixes."

Notes on the release follow:

  • No new settings appear to have been included.
  • Some users report faster browsing, though this may be due to cleared cache.
  • Typing lag may be reduced.
  • No consensus on improved 3G connectivity.
  • iPod Touch firmware 2.0.2 also released.

But as always, do not update until we get word on a jailbreak.

Links for firmware downloads: iPhone 3G 2.0.2old iPhone 2.0.2.




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Aquarium for iPhone



Very nice application. It is called Koi Pond 2.0, avaliable via App Store. Costs just: 0.99$




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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008. 0:10

Network problems - just 2%, but it's 60 000 users



A MacForums reader claims to have received a one-sentence e-mail from Steve Jobs regarding iPhone 3G connectivity issues.

According to MacForums, the e-mail says the following:

We are working on some bugs which affect around 2% of the iPhones shipped, and hope to have a software update soon.

Steve

If we're to trust Cote Collaborative analyst Michael Cote's estimate of 3 million iPhone 3Gs sold since July, 2 percent translates to about 60,000 users having problems with the 3G network. The reported issues have ranged from difficulty staying on the 3G network to slow overall performance.

via wired.com




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Monday, August 18th, 2008. 23:44