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iPhone 3G unlock tutorial





Dev Team finally made it. They created software called yellowsn0w, that unlocked iPhone 3G. Now you can use any carrier you want. I successfully unlocked my US version.It works much more stable than sim proxy method.

Please, back up everything on your iPhone before you start, just in case. Everything you do is your responsibility. I had to go through all 4 steps to make my iPhone 3G work. I used only my new sim without sim proxy.

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SimCity for iPhone [AppStore]



Many gamers know SimCity. Now this game is made for iPhone and iPod Touch.

It is avaliable via AppStore for $9.99 (link).

Features:

- Touch, tap, drag and flick to create a thriving metropolis!
- Zoom in and out of your vibrant cityscapes by pinching
- Eight tool categories give you the ability to plan, zone, build, bulldoze, and manage your city
- Tutorial, starter cities and 3 difficulty modes for fun and challenging gameplay
- Take charge of the city budget and decide where best to spend taxpayers' hard-earned Simoleons
- Public works management including Water, Power, Garbage and Recycling
- Public and private transportation with roads and rail
- Test your city infrastructure with disasters – UFOs, Fires, Tornados, Earthquakes and Toxic Clouds

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Where are all unlocked iPhones



This past Saturday Apple posted a new support page, a simple list of all the carriers currently selling iPhone 3G’s and which ones are locked and which ones are unlocked.

via theiphoneblog




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Wednesday, December 17th, 2008. 2:59

BattleSky [AppStore]



This simulator will be avaliable soon in AppStore.




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Thursday, December 4th, 2008. 17:35

The Simpsons in an Apple Store






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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008. 0:23

DevTeam about firmware 2.2



DevTeam says that 2.2 update SHOULD NOT be applied using iTunes if you want the chance of a soft-unlock in the near future. Use new version of PwnageTool (not avaliable yet, but will be soon).

Some fact:

  • The 2.2 firmware for 3G contains a baseband update for the 3G iPhone
  • The 2.2 firmware for 2G (1st gen iPhones) doesn’t contain a baseband update and the baseband is still at 04.05.04
  • Pwnage technique (and therefore the Jailbreak) isn’t affected, but PwnageTool and QuickPwn do not support this release as yet, so DO NOT install 2.2 using iTunes as you will lose your jailbreak


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Remote Windows on iPhone



Citrix is porting XenApp to the iPhone. XenApp is a remote Windows application that is presently available for Mac, Windows and some mobile platforms. XenApp allows users to remotely log into their corporate networks to access their Windows applications.

The functionality seems similar to existing VNC clients for the iPhone, but Citrix's XenApp apparently transmits window display information rather than the raw graphics (wikipedia link). This is much better than VNC over network connections such as 3G and WiFi.




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Friday, November 14th, 2008. 19:45

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

iRa - the most expensive iPhone app [AppStore]



iRa application is the most expensive iPhone application. It costs $899.99 (AppStore link). iRa provides the user with viewing and control of IP based surveillance equipment. The company recommends users contact a reseller/integrator to make sure the proper equipment is used to run the app.

Features include:

  • Easily view many video feeds simultaneously
  • Full screen video view
  • PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) control for camera motion
  • Familiar finger drag and pinch controls
  • Group cameras for quick access
  • Automatic discovery of properly configured network cameras

Here is a demo video:

via macrumors




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Tuesday, October 28th, 2008. 16:10

iPhone App Store vs the Android Marketplace



Medialets have put together a comparison of the iPhone App Store and the Android Marketplace after the first 24 hours. There is nothing really Earth-shattering in the data, but it does provide some insight into the similarities between iPhone and G1 users. Basically, it illustrates that both parties are interested in the same sorts of apps, given the fact that the distributions are fairly similar.

via gizmodo and medialets




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Friday, October 24th, 2008. 1:50

Jelly Car: cool game for free [AppStore, Free]



JellyCar is a driving/platforming game for both iPhone and iPod touch. The game is about driving a squishy car through squishy worlds, trying to reach the exit. JellyCar features soft body physics for all of the objects in the world. Also your car can transform for a limited time to aid progression through the level.

Features:

  • Soft-body physics!
  • Simple touch and tilt controls
  • 12 levels to play
  • original music by Matt McCarthy
  • full sound effects
  • option to listen ti iPod music while playing the game.

Really cool game for free in AppStore (link).




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iSnowboard



This is a wonderful snowboard simulator for iPhone. It will show up in AppStore soon.




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Thursday, October 16th, 2008. 0:28

Become an iPhone developer in 31 days



Take a look at appsamuck.com. They create sample lessons for each of 31 days. Now 13 lessons are avaliable. Eant to make fire or get familiar with GPS? I recommend all potential iPhone developers to take a look.

The key here is simple: "Taking baby steps is better than taking no steps at all!" We plan on writing 31 iPhone applications in the next 31 days. We will publish both the executable and the source code for each application. Our goal is for each of these applications to be useful, interesting, and straight-forward. Someone considering writing their first iPhone application should be able to look at these applications and "get it".




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Tuesday, October 14th, 2008. 0:31

iPhone powered notebook



MobiFrance points us to this intriguing company: http://olo-computer.com/. It looks like they’re intending on developing a low-cost sort of Netbook, but with a difference — it will be powered by the iPhone. The idea is you plug your iPhone into the bottom and it not only becomes the touchpad for the Netbook, it also powers the thing entirely, the rest of the hardware is simply a keyboard, screen, and a few other bits to make it all run.

The idea is nice but very far from being implemented.

via theiphoneblog




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Sunday, October 12th, 2008. 16:17

iDicto - limited time price drop [AppStore, Free]



iDicto (AppSore link) is a the most simple and easy-to-use powerful sound and voice recorder. Now you can enjoy this application free for limited time.

Other features supported by iDicto are:

  • Record, replay your ideas, notes, reminders on-the-go
  • Adjustable recording quality: Best (44.1kHz), Good (22.05kHz) and Low (8kHz).
  • Unlimited record time
  • Wi-Fi sync
  • Rewind during playback
  • Pause and continue during playback or recording
  • Rename recordings at any time
  • Group and sort your recordings
  • Show the date, time, recording length directly in the recordings list
  • Volume control
  • Auto saving
  • While transferring files you can select the time period during which auto-lock will be disabled.



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Friday, October 10th, 2008. 16:05