I have been asked a few times by friends how to sync their iPhones to another (or a new) computer without having iTunes delete the apps they already have on the iPhone. Well, the answer is quite simple really. Connect your iPhone to the new computer SInce you are connecting your iPhone to the computer […]
Update: Latest is Installous 3.1.10. Make sure you’re on iPhone OS 3.0 and up. You may get some error messages during the installation of Installous but just ignore. If you have problems installing an app, try setting the Native Installation “ON” or “OFF” and install again. If you haven’t installed any version of Installous on […]
Update 2: Latest is Installous 3.1.10. Make sure you’re on iPhone OS 3.0 and up. You may get some error messages during the installation of Installous but just ignore. If you have problems installing an app, try setting the Native Installation “ON” or “OFF” and install again. Update: Installous 3.1.2 has been released to Cydia. […]
I can’t seem to get away from playing chess. But I’m not a great chess player. I just love the feeling of beating my opponent–in a mental challenge. Perhaps, that’s the reason I like playing against a cold, insensitive chess playing machine. I can beat them anytime I want to and not hear them complain. […]
What do you do when the YouTube, Weather and Stocks apps suddenly fail to update on your iPhone but you know your Wi-Fi is working and you can use mobile Safari and receive emails? You already tried doing a “Reset Network Settings” or a “Reset All Settings” in Settings->General->Reset, and still a no go. If […]
If you love Facebook and you’re an iPhone user, you’ll be excited to learn that a new Facebook app designed for the iPhone software version 3.0 will hit the App Store soon! Developer Joe Hewitt who is responsible for the Facebook application on the iPhone has posted some of the new features which he says […]
It’s been ages since I last posted an article on digital painting and my Wacom tablet has been gathering dust. But ever since I saw that particular cover on The New Yorker, I immediately downloaded the iPhone application that was responsible for creating it.
Update 2: Latest is Installous 3.1.10. This already includes all the programs I listed below including AppSync so you don’t have to install them separately. Make sure you’re on iPhone OS 3.0 and up. You may get some error messages during the installation of Installous but just ignore. If you have problems installing an app, […]
If you tried the free Skype app from the App Store, you may be frustrated to find out that it crashes on your jailbroken iPhone. To fix it, you just need to update the Mobile Substrate file from Cydia. That’s it!
After upgrading your iPhone to 2.2, you found out that you can no longer run your test ipa apps that were installed using the mobileinstallation mod. So you searched the net in the hopes of finding a mobileinstallation upgrade for 2.2, right? Ok, I can give you a link to such a file (yes, it […]
There’s Mocha VNC for the iPhone to remote control your Mac or PC from your phone. Now, there’s Veency to remote control your iPhone from your Mac or PC. But first, you need to have a jailbroken iPhone to install Veency on your phone. You can check out my iPhone jailbreaking tutorials in the iPhone […]
One of the great things about having an iPhone (especially because of its large viewing screen) is that it allows you to do something worthwhile, if not productive, during what would be idle times, such as riding in a bus on a long trip or just sitting alone waiting for someone or something. Instead of […]
The iPhone SDK prohibits third-party applications from running in the background. This basically made instant-messaging applications pretty much crippled as it won’t be able to collect messages while you are doing something else. You also cannot listen to radio or streaming music applications like Tuner while surfing the web or sending SMS.
Update: If you’re looking for Mobileinstallation 2.2, read this post! If you followed my tutorial “Download and Test iPhone Apps Before Buying From the App Store“, and then upgraded your iPhone to firmware 2.1, then, you need to perform the tutorial again using the patched MobileInstallation 2.1 file. Download the file here.
If you’re looking for an application that can turn your iPhone into a video cam, you won’t find any from the Apple App Store yet. But if you have a jailbroken iPhone 2.0, rejoice! Available from Cydia are actually not one but two iPhone video recorders. One is free and the other costs $19.95 with […]
I sometimes have a hard time falling asleep at night even when everything is quiet… maybe too quiet. When counting sheep simply does not work, I find it helpful to listen to an audio book on my iPhone like Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist” or Stephen Hawking’s “A Briefer History of Time”. Usually, I’m asleep in […]
While Caravan (see my review) lets the user use the iPhone or iPod Touch to transfer files to and from a computer, the $6.99 DataCase application lets the user use the computer to transfer files between computer and iPhone. DataCase supports the Apple File Transfer Protocol (AFP) on the Mac and the web protocol, HTTP, […]
The $2.99 Caravan application from the AppStore is one of those useful apps that lets you easily transfer files from your computer to your mobile device. Unlike other file transfer apps such as FileMagnet, Files and FTP on The Go, Caravan lets you view or listen to the files in your remote computer directly on […]
Nullriver recently released an application to the App Store that will turn your iPhone 2.0 into a wireless modem. Unfortunately, the $10 application, called NetShare, didn’t stay in the App Store for long. Apple or Nullriver still has to offer an explanation as to why NetShare was going in and out of the App Store […]
Update 2: If you upgrade to iPhone 2.1 with the PwnageTool 2.1, you need to perform this procedure again and use the patched MobileInstallation 2.1 file. Update 1: If you upgrade to iPhone 2.0.1 with the PwnageTool 2.0.2, you need to perform this procedure again. So you have jailbroken your iPhone 2.0 with the PwnageTool […]