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TapIn.tv allows you to become an instant field reporter [App Store Review]


I'm excited to announce a great new application in the iTunes store called TapIn.tv. I had the pleasure of beta testing this application for the developers and I have already found plenty of great uses for it. TapIn.tv is an easy-to-use streaming application that allows you to stream video/audio directly from your iDevice to the internet for all of your friends(and even complete strangers) to see and hear.

As technology advances, it is becoming easier and easier to share what you see with other people. TapIn.tv takes that concept to the next level allowing you to instantly stream exactly what …

Safari Download Manager 2.0-3 released for iOS5 support


Safari Download Manager is an extension that adds a powerful, highly-configurable download manager to the iPhone's web browser. Like never before, you can take control over downloaded file types and harness the true power of the network connection on your device. Since the release of iOS5, Safari Download Manager has not been compatible. The recent release of Safari Download Manager 2.0 is now compatible with all iOS5 devices. 

2.x changelog:

    iOS 5.x support Completely re-written downloading core Completely re-written user interface Tap and hold images and links to get a "Save As" effect Beautiful retina file type icons Resume

Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 coming soon to fix 06.15.00 downgrade issues for some 3Gs users


Ever since we posted the 06.15.00 iPad baseband downgrade tutorial last week, we have received numerous reports from our readers that the baseband was just not downgrading. The process would go through normally and look like it was working, but in the end the baseband would remain on 06.15.00. Yesterday, @MuscleNerd announced that he has figured out why some 3Gs devices have been "refusing" the baseband downgrade. He says that he will be receiving a device to test it on this Thursday in order to address the issue which is apparently due to variations in the NOR chip.

If …

How to fix crashing and “No Service” after downgrading 06.15.00 baseband


Several of our users have been reporting issues with the 06.15.00 downgrade method we posted early this morning. Some people have been having issues getting the downgrade to go through(still trying to figure out the cause of this), but others have been successful with the downgrade but have been experiencing crashing or "No Service" errors. For those people with crashes or "No Service" try going into Cydia>Manage>Packages and select MobileSubstrate, then go to modify then click "reinstall" on the next page click "Continue Queuing" and then go back to the packages page and find Ultrasn0w and do the same for …

Downgrade 06.15.00 Baseband to 05.13.04 with Redsn0w 0.9.14b2 (Video Tutorial)


This is a video tutorial that will walk you through downgrading your iPhone 3G/3Gs from the iPad baseband 06.15.00 to 05.13.04 which is another Ultrasn0w compatible baseband that will allow you to unlock and use your GPS capabilities. It is very important that if you have a 3Gs and it was manufactured on or after the 35th week of 2011 you SHOULD NOT install the iPad baseband. Doing so will permanently brick your cell radio. You can tell when your device was manufactured by looking at the 3rd, 4th and 5th digits of your phone's serial. The 3rd digit is …

MuscleNerd’s evolution of the iPhone baseband and unlocks discussion at HITB


As 3G/3Gs users patiently await the 06.15.00 basedband downgrade, a new video from this year's Hack in the Box conference has been making it's rounds on the internet. This is a discussion by @MuscleNerd on the evolution of the iPhone baseband and the subsequent unlocking tools that were developed by the iPhone-Dev team. It's a long video, but it really gives you some great insight into what goes into unlocking the iPhone baseband and also why it is so difficult to create new unlocks for new basebands.

iOS 6 to be Announced at WWDC 2012


We mentioned earlier that WWDC 2012 is all but hours away. News is coming left right and center about what could and 'will' be released at Apple's big event, more on that later. Current news at the moment is that banners have been spotted going up at the venue in San Francisco announcing iOS 6.  It's being labeled as "the world's most advanced mobile operating system" and comes along with a new fingerprint-styled icon.

Take a look at the images snapped by viewers below:

So what do you think? Looking forward to WWDC 2012, iOS 6 and all the other …

Ultrasn0w 1.2.7 DEB Download for Manual Installation


With the recent release of Ultrasn0w 1.2.7, I just wanted to post a link to download the DEB file for our readers who do not have a WiFi connection on their phone to download it from Cydia. A reminder, Ultrasn0w 1.2.7 does not add support for any new basebands, it only adds support for basebands which were already compatible with Ultrasn0w on iOS 5.1.1.

Once you've downloaded the deb files, if you aren't sure how to install them, be sure to check out our How to Install Ultrasn0w without WiFi tutorial.

Ultrasn0w 1.2.7/MobileSubstrate - DEB

Nuance announces biometric device unlocking with Dragon ID


Today, Nuance, the company behind the Dragon speech recognition software, announced a new biometric technology that will allow mobile device users to unlock their device with their voice. Now you might be wondering "what good is a passcode if you have to say it out loud?" Well, Dragon ID also uses your "voiceprint" to determine who you are. The technology is so accurate and secure that it is already used by banks and government institutions. Even Danny Ocean would have a hard time getting in.

With Dragon ID, your voice is your password. Simply set a password or passphrase …

Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 Jailbreak Tutorial (DFU ramdisk method)


This is a tutorial for jailbreaking the iPhone 3Gs, iPhone4 and iPad 1 using the new Redsn0w 0.9.12b1 release traditional ramdisk method. This is for an untethered jailbreak on 5.1.1 only, if you are on 5.1 you will have to update before proceeding.

Step 1: Download and extract the latest Redsn0w 0.9.12b1. Click here for the Windows version or here for the OSX version.

Step 2: With your device connected, place your device into DFU mode and then open up Redsn0w and click the jailbreak button.

Step 3: Once you hit jailbreak, Redsn0w will prepare the ramdisk …

Rocky Racoon iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Package from Cydia


Just this morning, the Chronic Dev Team released the Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1. For those of you who are already on a tethered 5.1.1 jailbreak, there is also a solution to untether your jailbreak so that you do not have to restore and jailbreak with Absinthe. If you have previously used Redsn0w to perform a tethered jailbreak on your device, simply search for and install the "Rocky Racoon" package in Cydia.

Rocky Racoon is the underlying untethered exploit that will be installed by popular jailbreak tools such as redsn0w and absinthe... if you are using 5.1.1 and you …

iOS 5.1.1 update released to fix AirPlay and Network bugs


Today Apple released a minor incremental update to the iOS firmware for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch which fixes some bugs with networking and AirPlay as well as a few other things. As always, if you are waiting for the release of an untethered jailbreak, please do not update unless you have your SHSH blobs and are on an A4 device or lower. For those on A5+ devices on 5.1, you will want to wait until @pod2g has cleared the update before upgrading your own device since there is always the chance that they patched one or more of …

New to jailbreaking? Read this!


Welcome new/potential jailbreaker from myself and the iPhoneBlogr team. You probably have a lot of questions that we all had when first jailbreaking. I'll answer the questions that I get a lot from people that ask me to jailbreak their device, are planning on jailbreaking or have already done so. If you have any questions that you think I should add, please send me an email at (covxx@iphoneblogr.com). I'll also cover some tweaks/apps that I think you should install first.

1. What dose jailbreaking do?

Jailbreaking in the simplest way lets you install things that you normally can't. For …

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