Nov 082011
 

Yes, you read it right! Legendary iPhone hacker chpwn has, with a little help from stroughtonsmith, managed to successfully port Apple’s new system-wide voice recognition feature through to the equally legendary old-timer that is the iPhone 3GS.

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Nov 082011
 

Apple today updated its Apple Store iPhone application to include the expected ‘self-checkout‘ feature, which will allow buyers to purchase items in Apple’s retail stores without the need for a clerk to take their payment.

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Nov 072011
 

There is finally some good news for users who want an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.

iPhone hacker pod2g of the Chronic Dev Team has just announced that he has discovered a bug in iOS 5 that could help in developing an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.

pod2g announced the discovery of the bug via the following tweet:

Hey jailbreaking friends, I’ve found a bug that can untether iOS 5. Don’t expect a release soon, but I’m gonna work hard in it.

It is not clear whether the bug also exists in iOS 5.0.1 beta that Apple has seeded to developers of iOS developer program. pod2g also hasn’t mentioned if the untethered jailbreak will work on iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.

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Nov 062011
 

BatterySense is an app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that suggests ways to preserve the battery life of your device.

Philips created this simple and intuitive app to help you get the most out of your device when you’re in between charges. By telling it what you need to do and for how long, BatterySense can recommend what settings to adjust to achieve more battery life while on the go. Continue reading »

Nov 062011
 

Apple is reportedly testing a build of iOS 5 which includes Siri support for the iPhone 4, according to JailbreakNation.

Today, we have a very interesting bit of news, tipped to us by a source close to Apple. According to them, Apple is testing Siri on devices other than the iPhone 4S. The device specifically mentioned to us was the iPhone 4, but we can most likely assume that other devices are being tested as well. This means that we will potentially see a software update that allows Siri to run on older devices.
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Nov 042011
 

Only days after seeding the first Beta of iOS 5.0.1 to developers, Apple today has dropped iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2 to the registered developers of iOS Dev Center.

The news comes straight from Apple in the form of an update posted on iOS Dev Center about iOS 5.0.1 beta 2. Continue reading »

Nov 042011
 

According to a report published a few hours ago, Apple is preparing its retail stores for an all new self-check-out-without-confirming system called EasyPay.

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Nov 022011
 

Google has today brought forth a significant update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users of its social network app: Google+.

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Nov 022011
 

As we reported, just yesterday, Gmail for iPhone was due to be released in the next few days, well people, that day has come. All raise your glasses and celebrate the release of the native Gmail app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Nov 012011
 

Apple released a new universal GarageBand iOS app ($4.99) today that brings iPhone and iPod touch support to the previously iPad only, scaled-down DAW. New in Version 1.1 is the ability to create custom chords for Smart instruments, and support for 6/8 and 3/4 time signatures. Continue reading »