How To Enable Emoji Icons In iOS 5, No Jailbreaking Required

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Oct 262011
 

Japanese users make extensive use of emoticons in their text messages and web pages. The use of these emoticons, called Emoji, is so prevalent that a standardized set of emoji icons are built into all the wireless handsets – including the iPhone.

Though Apple is known to have built the standard emoji keyboard into the iPhone since the firmware 2.0 update, this has not been made available to users outside Japan. So users outside Japan had to rely on hacks to use emoji icons on their iOS device.

However, with iOS 5, Apple finally allows users outside Japan to also use the Emoji keyboard. You can enable the Emoji by following these simple steps: Continue reading »

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3GS On iOS 5 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

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Oct 222011
 

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS on the iOS 5.0 firmware using RedSn0w for Mac.

This procedure will cause you to upgrade your baseband potentially ruining your chances for an unlock. Please wait until we have posted a tutorial on how to update to iOS 5 using a custom ipsw if you need an unlock. The jailbreak is also tethered for all devices except the old bootrom iPhone 3GS which means you will need to connect your device to the computer each time you reboot. Finally, it may be prudent to save your SHSH Blobs.

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How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 3GS On iOS 5 Using RedSn0w (Windows)

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Oct 222011
 

 

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS on the iOS 5.0 firmware using RedSn0w for Windows. The Mac tutorial is here.

This procedure will cause you to upgrade your baseband potentially ruining your chances for an unlock. Please wait until we have posted a tutorial on how to update to iOS 5 using a custom ipsw if you need an unlock. The jailbreak is also tethered for all devices except the old bootrom iPhone 3GS which means you will need to connect your device to the computer each time you reboot. Finally, it may be prudent to save your SHSH Blobs.

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Skype iPhone And iPad Apps Updated With Bluetooth Headset Support And Image Stabilization

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Sep 282011
 

Skype has rolled out a major update for their iPhone and iPad apps.

The latest version of the Skype app finally adds support for Bluetooth headset, thus enabling hands-free Skype calls and also gets anti-shake technology, which Skype claims “reduces the shakiness of an outgoing Skype video chat when using your rear camera”. Skype seems to have also tweaked the user interface.

The latest version of Skype iOS apps includes the following new features and improvements: Continue reading »

Verizon’s FiOS on Demand app for iPad and iPhone

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Sep 212011
 

It’s been in the works for more than a year, but Verizon’s FiOS on Demand app has finally arrived to the iPad and iPhone. Available as a free download on the iTunes Store, this tool provides FiOS subscribers with instant access to all movies or TV shows available under the provider’s Flex View service, which now boasts some 4,400 titles for purchase or rent, along with 32GB of cloud storage for each customer. It’s still unclear whether Verizon will be releasing a version for other tablets or handsets anytime soon, but iDevice owners can download the app at the source link below.

Source iTunes, Verizon
[via engadget]

Jailbroken iPhone Runs Like OS X with the Lion Ultimatum Theme

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Sep 202011
 

The ability to customize the iPhone is one of the top reasons users jailbreak their iPhone.

Checkout the OS X Lion Ultimatum – a new DreamBoard theme and you will agree. The theme brings OS X Lion’s user interface to the iPhone with fully usable Finder menus, stacks, launchpad, a scrollable dock, draggable windows, mission control, dashboard, and a customizable lock screen.

DreamBoard is an alternative to WinterBoard that allows users to customize their iOS devices by applying themes. The OS X Lion Ultimatum theme is available for $3.5 on Theme Outlet, which is a source to download free and paid Dreamboard and WinterBoard themes. Continue reading »

Facebook For iPhone Has Been Updated; Hidden Facebook For iPad Removed

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Sep 072011
 

Facebook has released a new version of their iPhone app.

Facebook 3.5 brings some new features such as the ability to tag friends and places in photos and finally the ability to add privacy controls on posts. Facebook has fixed a number of annoying bugs and claims that it has also improved the overall performance and stability of the iPhone app. Continue reading »

iPhone 5 Will Be Available On Sprint And Others This October?

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Aug 242011
 

Wall Street Journal reports that Sprint, the third largest carrier in the U.S. will offer Apple’s iPhone 5 when it is launched later this year.

Wall Street Journal claims that according to their sources, Apple will launch iPhone 5 in mid-October and not early October as some reports had indicated.

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Project Video From Your iPhone With Nikon S1200PJ Camera

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Aug 242011
 

The Nikon 14.1MP COOLPIX S1200pj Camera features a built-in projector that can project photos and movies from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch onto any flat surface up to 60 inches diagonally.

If you’re the gadget guru of your friends, get ready to blow them away with your latest high-tech device-the Nikon COOLPIX S1200pj. Featuring a powerful built-in projector that can project photos and movies up to 60 inches diagonally onto any flat surface, the 14.1-MP S1200pj is sure to be the center of attention at your next gathering. Its versatile 5x zoom lens provides wide and close-up options. Plus, the S1200pj can connect to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod photo and project images, movies and web content from the device. Simply shoot, project and instantly bring the wow factor to any party.

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iPhone iOS 5 warns Japaneses about earthquake

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Aug 222011
 
Following the devastation wrought by the recent Japanese earthquake, Apple has hooked the country’s early warning system into iOS 5. The tectonically-volatile nation has the most sophisticated alarm in the world, delivering life-saving warnings seconds or minutes before disaster strikes. iOS users already had access to this functionality via apps like Yurekuru, but iOS 5 will bring it directly into the operating system. The service can be activated in the Notification Center settings pane, accompanied by a warning that the constant connection will deplete your battery faster — a fair exchange if it saves your life.