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UPDATE : Google Voice app for iPhone is now available on App Store!
Apple hates people bypassing the carrier’s features on the iPhone. Google’s Voice application which provides free texts and some other super cool features, all for free was never approved on the app store. Why? The carrier will be losing their share on SMS tax (20 cents for 140 bytes – really?). Smart people use unlimited texts add-on which costs $20 with AT&T. Smarter people use Google Voice! You are paying an awful lot of money for your cellular …
iPhone 4 is awesome with stunning hardware, looks making all other iPhones feel dumb and stupid! Apple cleverly left out ‘G’ from ‘iPhone 4G’ hinting at an impending iPhone 4G rollout expected in 2011. iOS name is licensed from Cisco to differentiate iPhone OS 4.0 from iPhone 4 I believe. There are some things we should be aware of before starting to obsess about the iGadget of the year!
AT&T’s Dirty Tricks yet again
AT&T is doing everything possible to tap the existing users into 2 more years of iPhone contract by …
Remembering passwords is always a pain! 1Password is a great password manager if you have a Mac. LastPass’ FREE service for your favorite browser on major operating systems (Windows, Mac and Linux) is much better! LastPass for the iPhone is even more awesome just because your passwords used on desktop/laptop browsers are automatically made available on your iPhone in a quick and painless manner.
LastPass for the iPhone is a premium feature and it is currently at a $1 per month which is not much given the productivity that is bundled …
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 …
If (You are looking to buy the Kindle or Nook)
Then Buy the iPad!
ElseIf (You like reading e-books on a portable device)
Then Buy the iPad! Remember, it may hurt your eyes if you stare at it for long hours.
ElseIf (You are an Apple fanboy/fangirl with a good paying job)
Then Buy the iPad!
ElseIf (You have an iPhone and a Laptop)
Then why bother?!
ElseIf (You are interested in full blown web browsing)
Then sorry, iPad doesn’t do flash, so no flash based video sites even with good hardware!
ElseIf (You want a full OS to do …
App, Apps Crash, AppStore, Fix, iPhone 2.0, Tips »
After using Pwnage I have restored my iPhone numerous times following the AppStore apps crash! Interestingly enough Unofficial Apps and Cracked apps work great, just that official AppStore applications continue to crash with minimal usage of Cydia and Installer. It proved to be a challenging task to combat this issue. The following solutions or quick fixes may help you get a headstart saving you a trip to the Apple / ATT store or panic attacks for that matter! I might add this too – Steve Jobs admits the issue is …