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[4 Apr 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

Apple’s iPhone had little or no updates to the UI ever since its inception (2007 June). The homescreen is way too boring when compared to the ever so popular Android phones. To add some life to the existing iPhone homescreen, install a free application called ‘Element’. It is a Cydget widget. You no longer have to launch each individual app (weather, email, sms, calendar,.. updates). Following are the steps to install it on your iPod Touch / iphone.

Your iPhone should be jailbroken before proceeding.
Launch Cydia and search for ‘Element’ and …

3.0, 3G Tether, ATT, hack, Hacks, Tethering »

[18 Jun 2009 | 31 Comments | ]

We saw the release of iPhone 3.0 firmware, a remarkable release in the iPhone history though without tethering support for some countries (US-AT&T being the BIG one!). Well, folks at BenM.at have achieved a feat that enables you to experience a seamless iPhone tethering experience! Seriously, this couldn’t have been easier/simpler!
Before you start :
1) Make sure you download and install iPhone firmware 3.0 from iTunes 8.2.
2) Make sure not to exploit this service thereby alarming ATT and giving them a chance to slap you with a hefty monthly bill, we …

1.2 beta, dualboot, hack, hackinto$h, pwnage »

[13 Mar 2008 | 7 Comments | ]

The beta firmware limited to the chosen few is already in the wild. A guy from hackint0$h has it and he tried installing it too! He got this error while trying to activate, a lot stricter activation.

The news is so scarce about the restrictions imposed on the beta firmware but after the recent news from iPhone Devs Jailbreaking and Unlocking iPhone 1.2 beta really strengthens our hopes of seeing the iPhone in its full glory way before June ’08; the official launch date for the much coveted firmware. Just imagine …

1.1.1, apple, Cingular, firmware, hack, Hacks, INdependence, iphone »

[15 Oct 2007 | 7 Comments | ]

Yes, the word is out. Though it was practically possible as soon as Jailbreak for 1.1.1 was announced but it took me many hours of tweaking (more than 18) but couldn’t get my Cingular sim back at work (without the 2 year contract). I searched all over the internet but none were reporting positively about 1.1.1 Jailbreak let alone Cingular working on it. This post at TechDadBlog initiated hope after clueless searches on Google for 1.1.1 hack. Vaughan and Mike did a great job on trying different alternatives. Finally, with …

1.1.1, apple, firmware, hack, Hacks, iphone, unlock »

[10 Oct 2007 | 9 Comments | ]

The entire world is ecstatic about the iPhone and iPhone Dev team announced the official hack (jailbreak) for the much coveted iPhone f/w 1.1.1 by a simple TIFF exploit, thanks Niacin. No more hunting for batch pre-38 week iPhones. The best part being – we can finally order an iPhone directly from Apple without fearing if it would work and hey, you can apply your iPhone store credit if any 🙂
Why do you even have to upgrade to 1.1.1 when 1.0.2 is working just fine?? Forgot the sound enhancement, iPhone …

1.0.2, 1.1.1, apple, hack, unlock »

[9 Oct 2007 | 35 Comments | ]

As we are gearing towards a 1.1.1 hack release which the TIFF exploit in Safari achieved, why don’t we make life easy for the average joe in unlocking a virgin iPhone! We are talking about YouTube, installer.app, Unlock and a lot more in about 10 minutes!!
Tools required :

INdependence (MAC)
iBrickr (Windows)
1.0.2 ipsw file (f/w)
8/4 GB iPhone
10 mins of your time 🙂

First, connect your iPhone to iTunes atleast once (don’t proceed to step 2 in iTunes ;)!
Now quit iTunes and iTunesHelper processes and launch INdependence 1.2.1 a.
Click on Activate iPhone and point …

1.1.1, firmware, hack, iphone »

[8 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

Its been a long time since the developers started exploiting the iPhone firmware loopholes but with the upgrade to 1.1.1 the hacking scenario came to a standstill. After long days of silence, here comes the reply – Apple could not perfectly seal the iPhone from a 3rd party hack! Erica of TUAW fame began her live blogging adventure and she released a saying ‘iPhone 1.1.1 is Jailbroken’. Jailbreak is the only thing letting us off from accessing the iPhone internals and after this update, the demand for iPhones with …

apple, hack, iphone »

[27 Aug 2007 | 14 Comments | ]

UPDATE : Completely free, no frills iPhone Unlock procedure released to the world. Dump iPhoneSIMFree and visit http://iphone.unlock.no 🙂

The originators – iPhone Dev team failed to release the free unlock so far while many other hacks are being worked out. Only time will tell if iPhoneUnlocking.com team is staging a drama with all the Lawyer from Silicon Valley stuff but GeoHot, the teen who put the hardware unlocked iPhone on eBay has proved it, so did the engadget team with complete proof.
Different approaches for unlocking your iPhone :
1) TurboSIM
Well, …