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DoubleTwist - iTunes Store replacement [Video]





DoubleTwist is the iTunes-replacement created by DVD Jon for music syncing to a multitude of devices, including the iPhone. It has built in integration for the Amazon MP3 Store. There are 5 million songs currently available.

Unlike iTunes, doubleTwist with Amazon MP3 support is Mac and US-only right now with a PC version coming soon. Sounds like iTunes needs some competition.

via theiphoneblog




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Wednesday, October 7th, 2009. 16:46

Sn0wbreeze: PwnageTool for Windows [Video]



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With sn0wbreeze it will be possible to create custom firmware under Windows and use it for firmware 3.1 jailbreak. This is basically a port of PwnageTool for Windows. The developer of this tool, iH8sn0w, published a video:




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Dropbox for firmware 3.0 will be released soon



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Dropbox is a very useful and popular application. It has already received 75,000 downloads. However it requires firmware 3.1 due to the usage of some API's for video upload and download.

Good news for anyone who wanted to test the application Dropbox but was stopped by the firmware compatibility. A new version compatible with 3.0 will be released soon. It has already been sent to Apple and will be available in a few days. We will keep you informed.

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You can register and download the application for your desktop computer here (Windows, Mac, and Linux). Here is a link to application in AppStore (firmware 3.1 is required).




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PwnageTool 3.1-3 now available for download



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The DevTeam has just released Pwnage Tool 3.1-3, the new version of the tool for Mac OS that lets you run the jailbreak on iPhones and iPod Touch with firmware 3.1. The new version adds limited support for iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 2G. It still works with iPhone 2G (EDGE), iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 1G.

The iPhone 3GS is now supported in PwnageTool 3.1.3, assuming the phone was pwned at 3.0 or 3.0.1 - PwnageTool does not support the 3GS out of the box. If your iPhone 3GS has 3.1 preinstalled and is not Pwned then there is no tested jailbreak solution at the moment.

The iPod 2G is now supported in PwnageTool 3.1.3, assuming the iPod 2G was pwned at 3.0 or 3.0.1 - PwnageTool does not support the iPod 2G with 3.1 software out of the box.

You can download in Pwnage Tool 3.1-3 here.




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SpringBoard Exposé: new Tweak for iPhone [Video]



Here is a new concept video showing Exposé in action on the iPhone.

Through the Home button we can see all the different windows of the springboard and move quickly with a single click.  What do you think?




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Real Football 2010: new video trailer



Just now, Gameloft has posted a new video on YouTube related to Real Football 2010. The video shows the multiplayer mode and the ability to upload replays on YouTube.




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Thursday, October 1st, 2009. 17:55

How to save ECID certificate using iReb [Video]



iH8sn0w is working on a new tool in its program iREB, that will save the ECID certificate for firmware 3.1 on your computer.

Using this ECID saved on your computer and a tool from Saurik, you will be able to perform a downgrade from one firmware to another (3.2 to 3.1)

Here is a video showing some details:




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iPhone VM: swap file for iPhone [Cydia]



iPhone VM is a new tweak available in Cydia that allows to free some iPhone memory by creating a swap file. Keep everything in RAM rather than open apps all the time might increase the performance in terms of speed.

iPhoneVM can be installed in Cydia through this repository: http://repo.beyouriphone.com.




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Thursday, October 1st, 2009. 17:36

Dropbox: Store your files online and view them on your iPhone [AppStore, Free]



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Dropbox is a service similar to Apple's iDisk. It lets you store your files on a server and immediately share your pictures, documents or programs on different computers. It is quite popular on desktops. Now there is a version for the iPhone. The official free application is already avaliable in App Store.

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So with iPhone you can download files, view them immediately, upload your own photos and videos to the Dropbox server, share links and sync it all with your computer.

It is a great service, especially because there is a "Basic" plan completely free of charge. With this plan you get 2GB of web space and it is absolutely free.

You can register and download the application for your desktop computer here (Windows, Mac, and Linux). Here is a link to application in AppStore.

Update: DropBox requires firmware 3.1




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Ten New Rumors on the Apple iTablet



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Want to know some more about Apple’s upcoming iTablet device? There are many rumor names (iTablet, iPad, MacBook Touch, etc), but not much details. Site ilounge claim to receive some new rumors from a reliable source:

  1. Apple has created at least three separate prototypes of its tablet computer.
  2. Version 1 was designed with a 7” screen, which was judged to be too small. The latest version has a 10.7” screen.
  3. It runs iPhone OS.
  4. There have been reports that it looks like an iPhone. They’re sort of true. It looks like an iPhone 3G, complete with a curved back.
  5. It will come in two different variations: one with 3G networking capabilities, and one without 3G networking capabilities. Think of the 3G version as a bigscreen iPhone 3GS, and the non-3G version as a bigscreen iPod touch.
  6. Screen resolutions will obviously jump considerably from the iPhone and iPod touch 480x320-pixel displays, enabling easy reading of full-sized book and magazine pages, plus cropped newspaper pages. Expect something like 5-6 times the resolution of an iPod touch or iPhone screen (720p or thereabouts) and 7 times the touchable surface area.
  7. It is designed to expand the iPhone and iPod touch media concept to its next potential level: as a slate-like replacement for books and magazines, plus all of the media, gaming, app, and web functionality of the iPhone and iPod touch.
  8. It is not meant to compete with netbooks. It’s an iPhone OS media player and light communication device.
  9. Apple is currently planning to announce it on or before January 19, 2010, and to use an iPhone-like hype buildup period to start selling it in May or June.
  10. It is apparently awaiting a final green light from Steve Jobs; chances of it appearing in the market are believed to be 80% at this point.

Not bad. But still this is unofficial..




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Apple Surpasses 2 Billion App Store Downloads



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Apple today announced that its App Store has surpassed two billion downloads. The company also noted that there are now over 50 million iPhone and iPod touch customers, 85,000 applications on the App Store, and 125,000 registered iPhone developers. App Store is available in 77 countries. There are over 20 categories of applications to choose from.

via macrumors




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Monday, September 28th, 2009. 18:56

iPod Nano 5 video review from CNet



Here is a very good quick video review of the fifth generation iPod Nano from CNet:




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Friday, September 25th, 2009. 18:15

SmartScreen: Lockscreen Widgets on the iPhone [Cydia, Video]



Today MediaPhone announced ‘SmartScreen’ an application for the iPhone and iPod touch that will allow informational widgets to be placed and used on the lock screen. The widgets can be rearranged on the lock screen by using a ‘tap and hold to move’ action that is often used by to iPhone users (when moving icons around the home screen).

It will be avaliable soon in Cydia Store (for money).

via devteam




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Puma Index Application Strips Girls as Stocks Go Down



Stocks went down? Puma Index iPhone application is here to cheer you up, with plenty of naughty bits. Sexy girls will stip as stocks go down. For free.

The economic crisis never was so nice and hard at the same time. Appstore link.

 

via gizmodo




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Friday, September 25th, 2009. 15:45

Connect iPhone or iPod to your car stereo system [CNet Video]



How to connect an iPhone or an iPod to a car stereo system? What are the differences between fm transmitter and fm modulator? You'll get an answer in this video:




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Thursday, September 24th, 2009. 15:47