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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 […]


The Easiest Way to Jailbreak and Unlock an iPhone 4

by Eric Pena on August 30, 2010

iPhone 4

Finally, I’m able to jailbreak and unlock an iPhone again after months of watching from the sidelines as new model iPhones with enhanced operating systems were rolled out by Apple. You see, I’m still stuck with my old First Gen iPhone. Too bad, the latest and greatest iOS4 isn’t backward compatible with mine, so it […]


Installous 3.1

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. […]


FW 3.1.2

Since Apple recently released the new iPhone OS 3.1.2 firmware, the iPhone Dev-Team likewise released an updated jailbreaking and unlocking tool–PwnageTool 3.1.4. It supports the iPhone 3GS OTB, iPhone 3G and 2G, and the iPod Touch 1st and 2nd Gen. PwnageTool is for Mac OS X only. Read First: This tutorial is for those who […]


PwnageTool 3.1

Read First: This tutorial is for those who already have a jailbroken iPhone OS 3.0 and upgrading to iPhone OS 3.1. If you have the first generation iPhone (2G), you can use this tutorial to jailbreak and unlock your phone. If you have an iPhone 3G, you can use this guide to jailbreak only. Then […]


5 Best Chess Apps for the iPhone

by Eric Pena on July 29, 2009

iPhone Chess Apps

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. […]


Ultrasn0w Unlock

The iPhone Dev-Team thinks that it has finally fixed the vast majority of problems in unlocking the iPhone 3G and 3GS with Ultrasn0w version 0.9 that they posted tips for those still having some problems. Ultratips from the Dev-Team: Unusual battery depletion is almost always caused by people choosing to “Restore from backup” instead of […]


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 […]


Ultrasn0w Version 0.9 Fixes Random Issues

by Eric Pena on July 19, 2009

Ultrasn0w 0.9

If you unlocked your iPhone 3G or 3GS using Ultrasn0w and are having random problems with it, try unlocking it again by running the latest Ultrasn0w version 0.9. According to the iPhone Dev-Team, this new version includes the following features:


iPhone Volume Ringer

Note: There’s a new Volume Boost app in Cydia from that they integrated with their popular Winterboard app. I tried it but I didn’t notice any change. So I just reinstalled the one from Fishbone’s and everything’s good again. Prior to iPhone OS 3.0, iClarified has always added an app in Cydia called Volume […]


Redsn0w Jailbreak

While GeoHot has already released his jailbreaking tools called Purplera1n for the iPhone 3GS on both Windows and Mac platforms, the iPhone Dev-Team followed suit today with an updated Redsn0w 0.8 after initially announcing that they will wait for the iPhone firmware 3.1. This Redsn0w 0.8 release can jailbreak the iPhone 2G, 3G and 3GS, […]


Jailbreak iPhone 3GS Using Purplera1n for Mac

by Eric Pena on July 6, 2009

Purplera1n Freeze

Purplera1n for the Mac has just been released by GeoHot. It has basically the same instructions as the Windows version that you can find in this video tutorial. From GeoHot’s bog: You asked for it, and we delivered. I’m not a mac coder, so AriX and westbaer stepped up to do it. Check out AriX’s […]



As I reported in an earlier article, while the Dev-Team has released Ultrasn0w to unlock the iPhone 3GS, it won’t be able to do a jailbreak. Without a jailbreak, there’s no way to use Ultrasn0w to unlock (Ultrasn0w can unlock the iPhone 3G by using PwnageTool or Redsn0w). Although the Dev-Team has already identified an […]


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 […]


Home Button

The iPhone Dev-Team has verified that the exploit earlier found in the iPod Touch 2G, called 24kpwn, has been left unpatched by Apple and is still applicable to the bootrom of the iPhone 3GS.


Dev-Team Released Ultrasn0w & Tutorial

by Eric Pena on June 24, 2009

Ultrasn0w 0.9

The wait is over for all iPhone 3G users to unlock their jailbroken phones who previously applied yellowsn0w. The iPhone Dev-Team has fnally released their much awaited new tool—Ultrasn0w. Although Ultrasn0w should also be able to unlock the new iPhone 3G S, there is still no tool to make the required jailbreak before an unlock […]


Finger Painting on the iPhone Using Brushes

by Eric Pena on June 23, 2009

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, […]


Update: PwnageTool 3.01 is now available and is said to fix the PPC issue on Mac OS X and the Icy Installer bug. This guide will help you upgrade and jailbreak your iPhone v2.x to 3.0 firmware using PwnageTool 3.0 created by the iPhone Dev-Team. This tutorial is specifically for the iPhone 2G (1st Generation […]


The iPhone OS 3.0 Frrmware has been released by Apple officially a few hours ago. For those with unmodified iPhones, upgrading is as simple as doing an update from iTunes. But for those with unlocked and jailbroken phones, it is recommended that everyone wait for the iPhone Dev-Team to release their tools. If you are […]

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