Posts Tagged ‘ios’

iPhone 4S, Meh

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

iPhone 4S Meh

Sure the chip inside is faster, the memory is larger, the battery lasts longer, but nothing exciting, nothing makes you wow.

It’s been 3 months plus a year since iPhone 4, with all the anticipating, Apple delivers only a mediocre update, even Apple knows it can’t be called iPhone 5, so there goes 4S, as in S for “Same”?

The good thing is that, you can sneak around and secretly upgrade to iPhone 4S without your good wife/gf or husband/bf knowing about it and whining for too much money wasted.

Oh well, before you get bored, here’s some iOS 5 Gold Master builds for fun:

Beautiful Google Reader Addon: Pure Reader for Safari and Firefox

Friday, July 29th, 2011

reeder for firefox

If you’re a frequent Google Reader user or an RSS reader in general, you know how reading (or just scanning through) hundreds of pieces of news every day can be stressful (but addicting), on iOS, luckily we have Reeder, absolutely the best in function, speed and GUI design.

As a Mac user, you can purchase Reeder for Mac, but PC and Linux users are not left in the dark: if you use Firefox, try Pure Reader for Firefox, it’s a resign of Google Reader’s default UI, and once installed, you get a pretty interface with larger and prettier fonts, larger white space, smaller other things less important and less ads. I’m not sure if it’s related to Reeder, as the UI are quite close.

Grab it for free: Download.

It is actually ported by by Jimmy Ti of the original Pure Reader for Safari: Download, by Na’ Design.

Apple iMac is Getting Touchscreen Treatment

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

imac touchscreen

Apple has convinced many people how easy and intuitive you can play with your gadgets using touchscreen with its iPhones, and iPads. Now it’s adding touchscreen to its computers, starting from iMac, as seen from its recent patent.

It’ll be interesting to see the OS running on such new iMacs. It could be a hybrid of OSX and iOS. I’m pretty sure Apple will leverage their iPhone/iPad user base, such that, if someone has been using iPhone or iPad, then they will not find it difficult to use such an iMac. Yes, Apple has been famous of their seamless integration of all their products.

Hey, maybe all Macs and Macbooks will have touchscreen in the future.

Don’t forget to tell us how you like the touchscreen iMac

How To Jailbreak iPhone 3G with iOS 4.0.2 Using Redsn0w 0.9.5b5-5

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

jailbreak ios 4.0.2 jailbreak ios 4.0.2

Apple released iOS 4.0.2 for iPhones and iOS 3.2.2 for iPads, patching the PDF security exploit, which also blocks browser-based jailbreaking by visiting For iPhone 3GS and 4G users, if you are relying on jailbreaking and carrier unlocking, stay away from this update until jailbreaking tools are released.

Fortunately for iPhone 3G users, you can still jailbreak iOS 4.0.2 using redsn0w by pointing to the older iOS 4.0 firmware ipsw file, here’s how.


First iPhone 4 Soft Unlock Video Teases You To Death

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

iPhone 4 is unlocked, per se. It’s just that the hackers are not yet ready to release the tools as it takes a bit of work which might not be simply enough like the previous versions for average Joe to use.

The developers are still working on it to make it dead simple for the release, so sit tight.

In Canada, we’re gonna have officially unlocked iPhones starting July 18th, which is only a couple of days to go.

Follow us for more iPhone insider news.

iPhone iOS 4.0.1 Draws Better Signal Bars Without Fixing Your Signal Problems

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

iOS 4.0.1

Along with iOS 3.2.1 for iPads, Apple also releases iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G. It now displays the signal bars more accurately but as expected, this Jesus phone cannot magically fix its hardware antenna flaw simply by writing better software codes.

We’ll have to wait til tomorrow for what Steve Jobs has to say about iPhone 4’s antenna problem.

iOS 4.0.1 does not update the baseband on any of the iPhones or iPads, which means ultrasn0w will continue to unlock your iPhones once it’s jailbroken.


iPad Firmware 3.2.1 Released to Fix Wi-Fi Connection

Thursday, July 15th, 2010


Along with iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3, Apple also releases iOS firmware 3.2.1 for iPad to fix numerous bugs that includes iPad being unable to connect to many routers via Wi-Fi.

Here are some of the buyfixes and improvements in 3.2.1: