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Preview Video: Toki Tori

Here is another video preview. The game is called Toki Tori and it is scheduled to appear in AppStore some time next month.


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Friday, February 27th, 2009. 2:01

SouthPark Mobile updated to v1.1


SouthPark Mobile is a very nice application. However it was slow and buggy. Recently version 1.1 was released. The developers fixed many issues and improved overall performance.

New version is avaliable in Cydia, section Multimedia.


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Tuesday, February 24th, 2009. 19:23

No Stack app soon [Cydia]


Remember Stack version 2.2 video posted recently? There will be no 2.2. version and current version (2.1) will be removed from the repository quite soon. Why? The developer is angry at hackers, who cracked his apps avaliable in AppStore:

“I have to work extra hard as it is on creating things for the App Store, but when people like paniK go ahead and make my software available to pirates and I watch sales vanish overnight, it means I have to spend much more time on marketing and development for my App Store apps to try and offset my losses, leaving no time for projects like Stack that earn me nothing.”


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Monday, February 23rd, 2009. 19:01

Gmap v1.2 [AppStore]


This app didn't work very well in the past. Today has been updated up to version 1.2, which adds numerous bug fixes and real-time turn tracking. It does indeed provide turn-by-turn directions (distance countdown to each turn) by way of GPS. Local points of interest (Food, Fuel, etc.) can be found, addresses can be searched, routes can be edited, detours added, and types of roads can be avoided (highways, toll roads, etc.). If a turn is missed, the route is recalculated. By having actual maps stored on the device itself, it does not require the use of an active internet connection to pull mapping data (like Google Maps).

The 800-900 MB applications each cost $19.99 and carry regional maps for the Western and Eastern halves of the United States (Europe coming soon, some time in March).


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Tap Tap Revenge 2 soon

Tap Tap Revenge developers anounced new version of this popular application:

"The wait’s almost over! The code’s been written, the music’s been added, and our thumbs are numb from all the ‘testing’. Tap Tap Revenge 2 is signed, sealed… and soon to be delivered. Sometime next week if all goes well."


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Thursday, February 19th, 2009. 15:50

Categories updated to v2.23 [Cydia]


Categories allows you to create folders on your desktop. It is a nice application from Cydia, recently updated to version 2.23.

Here is a change list:

  • Fixed issue where users behind a proxy had the app close and safari open in some cases.
  • Worked on memory usage. Fixed a large memory leak. (There is still a memory leak in the configuration part of the app, but it’s not as big. I hope I get time to fix it in the near future).
  • The iPhone 2.1 and newer froze up when trying to respring with less than 7MB RAM. When memory got low, springboard would kill the app causing it to respring and freeze up. The respring flag should now be cleared in most cases when memory gets this low.
  • The app will now detect if it gets closed due to low memory and allow you to continue your editing where you left off.
  • Memory free and respring state are now in the status bar while the app is running


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Thursday, February 19th, 2009. 12:56

Epiphany: record speech after it's already been said [AppStore, Free]


New iPhone voice recorder travels back in time. A new iPhone app enables users to record speech after it's already been said.

That sounds impossible, but Epiphany is programmed quite cleverly. The moment you launch the app, it's already recording. But it doesn't store the recording until you tap the "Remember that!" button. In the app's settings, you can set how far back you want to record clips (e.g., 30 seconds or 2 minutes).

This will be extremely useful in a number of ways. For example, imagine you're a journalist and you're interviewing a person who rambles a ton but says something interesting once every 10 minutes or so.

Epiphany is free through the App Store (Link).

via wired


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Thursday, February 19th, 2009. 12:44

MWC - Samsung Omnia HD

One more interesting, fantastic device. Indeed it is the first phone in the world to record video in HD 720p (1280 × 720). Here are the photos (click to get high resolution images):


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Samsung OMNIA HD (I8910) Product Specification:


HSUPA 5.76Mbps / HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
EDGE/GPRS Class 12 Quad Band (850/900/1800/1900)
UMTS Tri Band (900/1900/2100MHz)


Symbian S60 5.0 (Full touch UI)


3.7" 16M Full Touch QHD AMOLED (360x640)


8 Megapixel CMOS + CIF

Auto-Focus / Power LED Flash / Face Detection/Smile Shot / Blink Shot / Panorama Shot


DivX / XviD / H.263 / H.264 / WMV / MPEG4, RV

24fps@HD(1280 x 720p) Video recording

DLNA & HD TV out (DLNA dongle needed)

Video Editing: Trim video, Audio dubbing, Live dubbing, Add subtitle, Image capture


FM Radio with RDS

MP3/ AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+ / WMA / RA

Dual Stereo Speaker & DNSe 2.0: )

Value-added Features

GPS / S-GPS / Xtragps with Navigation, Proximacy, Light Sensor, Compass, Accelerometer

Advanced TouchWiz UI with Widget

Mobile Widget, Share Pix, Document Viewer, E-Dictionary, Biz Card Recognition, Podcasting, 3D Games, Application Download, Push Email (MS Exchange),Real-time video uploading, Smart Search


Bluetooth v2.0 / USB 2.0 / Wi-Fi


8GB / 16GB Flash + External Memory slot : microSDHC™ (up to 32GB)


123 x 58 x 12.9


1500 mAh


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iSutra updated to version 1.1 [Cydia]


iSutra, this nice application. Thanks to jailbreaking and Cydia we can run and use. It updated to vesrion 1.1. Just in time for Valentines Day. Several bugs fixed. It is also translated into Russiand and Portugese. If you're not familiar, watch the video here.


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Friday, February 13th, 2009. 0:25

xGPS: Turn-By-Turn Voice Navigation for iPhone [Cydia]


xGPS uses Google's map data and driving directions, adding a real-time navigation readout and a voice engine. You can also select a map area to download ahead of time, just in case you expect to lose your data connection during the drive. There is also a night mode for those who hate bright white screen shining at night.

xGPS without vocalization in already available in Cydia for jailbreaked iPhones. The new version 1.2 will be ready in a week or so.

Sounds like one more reason to jailbreak. Watch the video, how this nice app works:


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Vkontakte for iPhone [AppStore, Free]


Famous russian social network VKontakte created an iPhone application.

The VKontakte application allows you to stay сonnected and easily share information with your friends. You can use iPhone to send and receive messages, check your friends' updates, and upload mobile photos to VKontakte from anywhere at anytime. You can also find your classmates from school, college or university and copy their profile information to your contacts.

Free via AppStore (link).

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Tuesday, February 10th, 2009. 22:47

Time lapse photography [AppStore]

TimeLapse ($0.99, App Store link) uses your iPhone's camera to take photos at regular intervals. You can have one photo snapped as infrequently as every 24 hours, or as often as every 10 seconds. After you've collected all of your photos, you can easily dump them into iMovie or QuickTime Pro and make a simple time lapse movie.

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009. 21:42

New firmware 2.2.1

Apple has just pushed out Firmware 2.2.1 for iPhone and iPhone 3G, iPod touch, iPod touch 2G. You can download them here. Firmware 2.2.1 cannot be jailbroken at this time, so unofficial application users should wait for new version of QuickPwn from DevTeam. Unlock (yellowsn0w) also doesn't work for 2.2.1.

This update contains bug fixes and improvements:

  • Version 2.2.1 (Build 5H11)
  • Modem Firmware 02.30.03
  • Improved general stability of Safari
  • Fixed issue where some images saved from Mail do not display correctly in the Camera Roll
  • Fixed issue that caused some Apple Lossless (ALAC) to skip during playback
  • Unofficially Apple fixed SMS bug: users suddenly experience inability to send SMS text messages on the iPhone 3G, receiving the message "error sending" upon attempting to send.


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Adding search to Safari browser in iPhone

Now iPhone users can search in Safari browser. This is one of the features I was waiting for a long time.

Here is what you need to do: open Safari and go to http://www.ipuhelin.com/en/safariplus/, click Find in page and follow the instructions which are:

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Tuesday, January 20th, 2009. 18:05

7 Cities TD - Tower Defence game [AppStore]

7 Cities TD is a Tower Defense game staged to the backdrop of the beautiful Amazon region. You are The Defender, tasked with building towers along the Amazon rivers to protect the ancient Golden Cities, and stop the pirates and their evil minions.

The game looks really nice. However it costs $4.99 (AppStore link).


  • 7 unique hand-drawn maps ranging in difficulty and design
  • 2 game modes: Campaign and Survival
  • 7 towers: each with an unique look and abilities
  • Upgrade your towers and level them up
  • 12 individual tower skills that can be unlocked and acquired as towers gain experience and reach higher levels
  • A wide variety of enemies: from small scout ships to gigantic creatures of the deep seas
  • High-quality 2D graphics, animations, fully dynamic particle systems featuring fire, smoke, ice, and fireworks!
  • Original music and sound effects (or you can listen to your own iPod music while playing)
  • Camera pan & zoom
  • Save & load any time
  • Online high score submission & ranking (http://neptune-studios.com/7/highscores/)
  • Pirates!

Watch 3 videos:

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