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Skype for iPhone - now avaliable and is FREE [AppStore, Free]





Fring allows you to chat and interact with others on a variety of networks including Skype, MSN, GoogleTalk, AIM, Yahoo, Twitter, ICQ.

In addition, Fring offers voice over ip (VoIP) using the iPhone's WiFi connection. Features listed include:

  • VoIP Calls over WiFi
  • Instant Messaging
  • Integrated dynamic contact list 
with real-time contact availability
  • SIP integration
  • Multiple Connection types

Fring supports SkypeOut and SIP which allows you to make calls to landline and mobile phones. Available for free via App Store. (link)

via macrumors




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Saturday, October 4th, 2008. 1:19

Nokia's 5800 XpressMusic - iPhone clone?



I think these videos will describe this new phone much better than the words:


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Saturday, October 4th, 2008. 0:37

Stuntbike - Elastomania for iPhone



This nice game will appear very soon in AppStore. Price will around $1.

PS: Looks very similar to popular game Elastomania :)




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Saturday, October 4th, 2008. 0:24

Updates in Cydia: iComing, myFox, LockDown



Couple more updates today.

iComing allows you to be alerted when you are reaching a target location and / or send an sms to warn someone that you are coming. It uses GPS, GSM cells and WiFi. iComing updated to version 0.3.

myFox is an alternative browser for iPhone. Updated to version 1.3.

LockDown allows users to protect iPhone applications with a password. Updated to version 4.0.

All these applications are avaliable via Cydia Installer.




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Saturday, October 4th, 2008. 0:17

PdaNet updated to 1.31



PdaNet updated to version 1.31.This tool allows you to connect any desktop or notebook to internet through iPhone 3G. Here is a changelog:

This application is avaliable via Cydia Installer.




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Friday, October 3rd, 2008. 23:57

an unknown error 13014



Several users have reported problems syncing their iPhones after updating to iTunes 8.0.1. The most common error message is “an unknown error 13014.”

As one reader writes:

“I just downloaded and installed iTunes 8.0.1 on my iMac running 10.5.5, and synced my non-3G iPhone. I immediately received an error message stating that “The phone ‘[my iPhone's name]‘ cannot be synced. An unknown error occurred (13014). Thinking I’d probably be able to fix it by resetting the phone, I did so.

Now, 15 minutes into the reset, the phone is syncing nicely with no major issues, except that I’m still getting prompted that it can’t be synced about every 15 seconds or so. It’s even kind enough to queue up the errors so that if I ignore them for a few minutes I can go back and just click ‘OK’ half a dozen times and then go back to whatever I was working on. No idea of the cause, outside of the iTunes upgrade.”

Users are reporting similar issues with the iPod touch.

In some cases, simply restarting the host computer and restarting the iPhone can resolve this issue. In other cases, this procedure is unsuccessful.

The other workaround is to reinstall iTunes. If this doesn't help, uninstall it and install iTunes version 8.0.

via iphoneatlas




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Friday, October 3rd, 2008. 23:46

iTunes 8.0.1 released



Among the enhancements in this release:

  • Seamlessly plays the current song when creating a new Genius playlist.
  • Improves syncing spoken menus to iPod nano.
  • Addresses an issue of deleting HD TV episodes when downloading.
  • Improves checking for updates from the App Store
  • Improves accessibility with VoiceOver.
  • Addresses problems syncing Genius results to iPod.

The new release is available through Software Update or Apple’s iTunes page.




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Friday, October 3rd, 2008. 21:19

First official iPhone 3G sold in Russia



This video is from Vladivostok, a big city in the east part of Russia. It is October 3rd there already. In Moscow and St.-Petersburg the sales will start in about 3.5 hours.

Update: the price was 33000 RUB, which is $1278 for an unlocked 16Gb iPhone.




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One more self-made iPhone/iPod dock



Yesterday we wrote about iPhone paper clip stand.

This idea of self-made dock is quite popular. Now what you need are notebook clips :)




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Thursday, October 2nd, 2008. 20:14

The number of Cydia packages hits 400



Today the 400th package was added to Cydia 2.0 repository today. This number includes all kind of applications, modding themes, sound packages, winterboard themes, etc. Most of this stuff is free. All you need to use this is to jailbreak your iPhone.




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Thursday, October 2nd, 2008. 19:53

iPhone paper clip stand



Here is a nice and cheap self-made stand for iPhone. Watch the video:

Want to create one? Here are the instructions:


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2008. 20:04

Firmware downloads (iPhone, iPod, iPad)



Here are the direct download links for the latest iOS 9.x firmwares:

iOS 9.2:

iOS 9.1:

iOS 9.0.2:

iOS 9.0.1:

iOS 9:


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Connect desktop or notebook to internet through iPhone 3G



Many iPhone 3G users would like to use internet on a desktop or notebook through their phone. There were several solutions: iPhoneModem, NetShare, 3Proxy.. they all used SSH and SOCKS proxy. One of the working ones was described here get internet on a desktop or notebook through IPhone 3G.

Couple days ago PdaNet (fullname is PdaNet WiFi Router) was ported to iPhone. Now our life is much much easier.


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Jailbreak on firmware 2.2 beta 1



Firmware 2.2 beta 1 appeared just a day ago. It seems that DevTeam never sleeps :) They published a screenshot of jailbreaked iPhone 2G with this new firmware:

It runs Terminal.app (non-apple application) running on 2.2b1 firmware. Thay say that version 2.2 is still vulnerable to pwnage and quickpwn on everything but iPod Touch 2G.

No news about software unlock for iPhone 3G or jailbreak for iPod Touch 2G.




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iPhone 3G unlocked in Hong Kong



Apple is now selling its iPhone 3G unlocked via its on-line Apple Store in Hong Kong. The 8GB model is HK$5,500 (about US$694) and 16GB is HK$6,200 (about $797). It is available since July 11th with a local Hutchison Telecommunications contract, but this is the first time that Apple has sold its device unlocked in Hong Kong.

"iPhone 3G purchased at the Apple Online Store can be activated with any wireless carrier. Simply insert the SIM from your current phone into iPhone 3G and connect to iTunes 8 to complete activation."

Unfortunately for the 1 billion mainland Chinese, the terms and conditions limit sales to those in Hong Kong only.. But the gray market usually doesn't care about t&c's.




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