Apple launches GarageBand universal iOS app with iPhone and iPod

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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 »

The iPhone 4S Has Been Jailbroken! But needs work

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Oct 282011
 

The iPhone Dev-Team is demonstrating an preliminary jailbreak that works on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2.

VERY preliminary 4S JB: http://twitpic.com/76vcp4 http://twitpic.com/76vct2 (Huge missing pieces prevent public release. LOTS of work left)

Here’s a short video of current JB working on iPad2: http://youtu.be/oJVGl1eRW2A (Just like iPhone4S, lots of hurdles remain, no ETAs)

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Apple’s ‘Ship To Store’ Is Currently Available in Select Locations

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Oct 272011
 

A large portion of retailers allow you to order products on their websites and subsequently collect the items at your convenience from your local store. Not only does it often shorten the waiting time from purchase to usage, but you can usually save a few dollars in the process.

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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 »

iPhone 4S Camera Outshines High-End Compact Cameras

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Oct 252011
 

Lisa Bettany, a developer of Camera+, one of the most popular third-party camera apps has posted an article, which compares the camera quality across all generations of the iPhone.

 

She writes:

The iPhone 4S is dramatically clearer and sharper than previous iPhone versions. Using separate focus and exposure in Camera+ on the iPhone 4 & 4S significantly helped create a more balanced exposure. While it’s not nearing the same quality as a professional level dSLR, it is comparable to a top of the line compact camera and even outshines it in some ways.

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Sprint and Apple working on fixing slow data speeds

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Oct 242011
 

The Next Web is reporting that an internal email has been going around that both Sprint and Apple are working on a fix to the slow data speeds that are plaguing Sprint iPhone 4S owners. Sprint customers with an iPhone 4S have been experiencing slow data speeds since the iPhone 4S landed on the Sprint network October 14th. Ironically, many customers switched to AT&T for the fast unlimited data plan. Continue reading »

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4 On iOS 5 Using RedSn0w (Mac)

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Oct 222011
 

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 4 on the 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 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 4 On iOS 5 Using RedSn0w (Windows)

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Oct 222011
 

These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone 4 on the 5.0 firmware using RedSn0w for Windows.

This procedure will cause you to upgrade your baseband potentially ruining your chances for an unlock. Please wait until we have posted a Windows tutorial on how to update to iOS 5 using a custom ipsw if you need an unlock. The jailbreak is also tethered 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 (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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