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Apps that can cause Skype to crash





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If your Skype app crashes first read this article. Here is a list of applications from Cydia that might cause the Skype app to crash:

  • IntelliScreen
  • mAdvLock
  • mCoolPhone
  • MobileHook
  • MobileLog/iLog
  • Rock Extensions

If you have these apps and problems with Skype, uninstall them and wait for release updates for them.




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Tuesday, April 7th, 2009. 0:01

iTunes 8.1.1



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Apple updated iTunes to version 8.1.1. Official changelog is: "iTunes 8.1.1 adds support for renting HD movies and provides a number of bug fixes, including addressing issues with VoiceOver and syncing with iPhone or iPod touch.". Download it here.




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Monday, April 6th, 2009. 23:14

Skype crashes on jailbraked iPhones



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If you have jailbreaked iPhone your Skype app may crash. Here is what we know so far:

  • If Skype crashes when trying to input text: Disable both Clippy (Use SBSettings toggle) and any custom Winterboard sounds relating to the keyboard tick (tock.aiff).
  • If Skype crashes within 1 minute of having the app open: Update app called mobile substrate in Cydia. Uninstalling mobile substrate also fixes the problem, but you will lose features such as winterboard and sbsettings.

UPDATE: Many users report that Skype works fine with the latest version of Clippy (0.98-2) without the need to turn the latter off.




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Clippy updated to 0.98



Clippy is an iPhone addition for copy/paste functionality. It was updated to version 0.98. There are significant improvements that make the application much more stable, and moreover it is important to note that starting from now, Clippit becomes a completely free.

Avaliable via Cydia and Icy for jailbreaked iPhones.

Changelog for 0.98: March 29, 2009:


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WWDC 2009: June 8 - 12



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Apple has announced the date for it’s 2009 World Wide Developer Conference: June 8-12.

Last year, Steve Jobs’ Keynote at WWDC gave us an update on iPhone 2.0, the introduction of MobileMe, and the unveiling of the iPhone 3G. What will they have for us this year? More iPhone 3.0 no doubt. iPhone gen 3? Snow Leopard? Mac Netbook?

As usual, WWDC will be held at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco, and will again consist of iPhone, Mac, and IT streams. Apple says:

iPhone OS is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, offering you a revolutionary platform for designing innovative mobile applications. Learn every aspect of iPhone development — from the powerful tools and frameworks to enhancing your application with the unique features of iPhone OS.

via theiphoneblog




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G-Map will be back soon?



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In reality G-Map was a true offline browser, and the last update had also added the voice features combined with turn-by-turn directions. All these additions surprised us, because they violated the contract terms of SDK. About 10 days ago, we wrote that G-Map app had suddenly been removed from App Store.

The developers, on the official site, continue to exhibit the same banner which claim G-Map will be back in AppStore, and that the application was removed only because of a major upgrade. This is a very strange this thing, because usually you update applications directly, without any need to first be removed.




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Clippy updated to 0.97-2 [Cydia]



Clippy is an iPhone addition from Cydia for copy/paste functionality. It was updated to version 0.97-2. The main bug that was fixes is a crash of different applications such as Notes, Safari, Mail and others where the animation was drawn. New version also added a language pack, improved the animation of the menu, full support for selecting editable text in web views, themes support and a lot more.

Avaliable via Cydia for jailbreaked iPhones.

Full changelog for 0.97 updates:


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WordPress 1.2 Update [AppStore, Free, Video]



A popular application for WordPress blog is updated to version 1.2:

What's new:

  • Landscape mode with the extra wide keyboard
  • Link creation help
  • Support for editing and creating Pages
  • Comment moderation
  • Asynchronous publishing
  • Photo resizing options
  • Requires WordPress 2.7 or higher or a WordPress.com site

Avaliable for free via AppStore (link).




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Friday, March 20th, 2009. 16:30

iPhone OS 3.0 is jailbreakable



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News from DevTeam:

iPhone 3.0 OS is jailbreakable on all devices. It’s just those using 3G yellowsn0w that have to show some restraint and wait for PwnageTool to create a custom IPSW that avoids the baseband update. If you are using yellowsn0w, do not update or restore to iPhone 3.0 firmware.  You will lose yellowsn0w and find yourself unable to revert the baseband to get it back.




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Cydia updated, users report crashes



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Cydia has been updated to version 1.0.2797-45. However some users report crash immediately after the refresh the sources. The potential app that Cydia has conflict with is Rock Your Phone.

Among the changes in Cydia is a beautiful feature that allows you to install multiple packages at once.




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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009. 19:58

iTunes 8.1 released



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You can update via software update in iTunes or just download it here.

Here is the read me information:

iTunes 8.1 is now faster and more responsive. You will enjoy noticeable improvements when working with large libraries, browsing the iTunes Store, preparing to sync with iPod or iPhone, and optimizing photos for syncing.

In addition, iTunes 8.1 provides many other improvements and bug fixes, including:

- Supports syncing with iPod shuffle (3rd generation)
- Allows friends to request songs for iTunes DJ
- Adds Genius sidebar for your Movies and TV Shows
- Improves performance when downloading iTunes Plus songs
- Provides AutoFill for manually managed iPods
- Allows CDs to be imported at the same sound quality as iTunes Plus
- Includes many accessibility improvements
- Allows iTunes U and the iTunes Store to be disabled separately using Parental Controls




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Thursday, March 12th, 2009. 14:59

Clippy updated to version 0.96-1 [Cydia]



Clippy is an iPhone addition from Cydia for copy/paste functionality. It was updated to version 0.96-1. Many issues are resolved and a lot of bugs fixed. Among these are: the ability to copy text from Safari, the ability to copy text from messages or biteSMS and Fix for the Mail application, many different crashes, etc.

Instructions:

  • Press-and-hold on list items to invoke Clippy on static text
  • Press-and-hold on the keyboard's "123" button to invoke Clippy on editable text
  • Tap-pause-and-drag to highlight portions of editable text (except in web pages)

Install from Cydia on a jailbreaked iPhone or iPod Touch.

Here are several photos that show how Clippy works:

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iPhone's Wallpaper with notes and calendar events [AppStore, Free]



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Wallpaper Labeler (AppStore link) and gCalWall Lite (AppStore link) let you add appointments and notes to the home screen. With Wallpaper Labeler, you can enter any text you want to your wallpaper, so you can leave yourself (or whoever finds your phone) notes. The other app, gCalWall, pulls down upcoming appointments from your default Google Calendar and splays them all over your home screen. You have to update it manually, which is kind of a drag, but the dev says that iPhone API won't allow for automatic updating. Both apps are free :-)

In the past you could only use Intelliscreen paid app on a jailbreaked iPhone.

via gizmodo, lifehacker




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Sync Your iPhone in Linux



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Apple's 2.0 firmware update generally killed wireless syncing with Linux. Ubuntu users have posted a detailed walkthrough, that describes the new precess that works with 2.x firmwares.

via lifehacker




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Thursday, March 5th, 2009. 16:36

iDracula future update [AppStore, Games]



Here is a video, that demonstrates some of the updates that will be in the populaer game iDracula:




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Friday, February 27th, 2009. 2:09