Some Verizon customers received GSM-provisioned iPhones

  You’ve got to feel for Frank G., who shared this story of holiday woe on the WWW Artist’s Consortium mailing list. He ordered a Verizon iPhone 4S, and received it, but when he tried to activate it — no joy. Frank spent an hour and a half on the phone with Verizon tech support in an effort to […]

iPad 3 Retina Display photo leaked in Korean forum

The much rumored iPad 3 high res­o­lu­tion Reti­na Dis­play may have turned up in a photo on a Kore­an forum. Not much was revealed in the way of details and the dis­play wasn’t turned on. How­ev­er, the photo tipped to MacRu­mors does reveal a sub­tle dif­fer­ence in its cable rib­bon con­fig­u­ra­tion that sug­gests sup­port for pow­er­ing a high­er res­o­lu­tion dis­play than what’s […]

Siri Hits The Android Market

    With the launch of the iPhone 4S, Apple introduced its new voice-activated virtual assistant Siri to early acclaim, immediately sparking a rush for developers to offer the same functionality on Android smartphones. Whilst Iris, Vlingo, Cluzee and even Google’s own Voice Actions have bridged the gap, none have delivered the same level of […]

Apple patent reveals face detection system with multi-user logins for iOS devices & MacBooks

  Much like the somewhat controversial face unlock feature built-in to Google’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone, a new patent application reveals Apple too is working on similar, but more advanced user detection solutions. As PatentlyApple pointed out, Apple noted these recognition systems could land in a future iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or MacBook. The basics of the patent entitled […]

iPhone 5 Rumors

Did you hold off on upgrading to the iPhone 4S, thinking the iPhone 5 might arrive early next summer? Or maybe you did snag an iPhone 4S, and are biting your nails in fear that a better iPhone will be launched mere months after you signed a new two-year contract? Those fears may be dispelled, as […]

Corona iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Updated to Fix “Launchctl” Error

If you own an A4 device, chances are you spent your day jailbreaking. After months of waiting on a proper iOS 5 exploit, both the Chronic and iPhone Dev teams released untethered jailbreaks late last night. There have been reports, however, of folks having some problems with the new untethers. One issue in particular, a “launchctl” error, has been fairly […]

Untethered Jailbreak for Apple TV 4.4.3 Coming Soon

If you own an Apple TV and you’re currently waiting for an untethered jailbreak for it, rejoice because things are looking up for you. Following the release of the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1, Firecore, the team behind the Seas0nPass jailbreak for Apple TV just said that they will soon release an update to their jailbreaking tool… FireCore@firecore A Seas0nPass […]

Dev Team Releases PwnageTool Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1

A few hours after updating their famous jailbreak tool RedSn0w to bring an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 to the masses, the Dev Team has now released an updated version of PwnageTool. PwnageTool is the perfect tool for unlockers as it will allow you to create a custom IPSW, thus allowing you to update your firmware while still preserving the […]

How to root the Kindle Fire

We’ve updated these instructions so they are compatible with Kindle Fires running version 6.2.1. Have you picked up a Kindle Fire, and are wanting to fully unleash your tablet’s power? Say no more. These detailed and simple instructions will have you rooted, using the Android Market, and installing apps to your heart’s content. These instructions are […]

Greenpois0n to Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 Untethered

Greenpois0n jailbreak is being worked on to bring iOS 5.0.1 untethared jailbreak. The news comes from Pod2g, who originally developed the untethered jailbreak exploit. In a blog post, he explains that he has handed over the untethered exploit information to the Chronic Dev-Team for a speedy release of theuntethered jailbreak.Since the untethered jailbreak is ready for A4 devices […]