Posts by Bob Niffen

Accessory review – i-Got-Control

Category: Other Model: iPhone/iPod touch wireless remote Price: $69.95 TiP Rating: 4/5 stars Seller: i Got Control Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, 3G and 2G. Made for iPod Touch Summary: i-Got-Control will quickly and easily replace all your remote controls that clutter your home. And, when you’re on the go, i-Got-Control lets you…

May 6th roundup – Top 5 stories from the day

Today I bring to you a quick roundup of the 5 most compelling stories of the day. They may awe you, they may shock you and then again you may just say “Duh!” Without further delay, here are my top 5 stories for May 6th. Apple and AT&T extend exclusive contract for rest of the year! This first story comes as a shock, but then again it was to be…

Jailbreakers Tuesday – Lockinfo

Welcome back to another addition of Jailbreakers Tuesday. If you are just joining us, you will find that this post it meant for jailbreakers everywhere who want to change the appearance of their iPhone or iPod touch. You will find cool apps and tweaks to make your iPhone work better for you than a stock iPhone normally would. With this said, if you have…

Jailbreak for iPhone and iPad 3.1.3/3.2 now available

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls! The time has finally come to jailbreak your iPhone with 3.1.3 OS and your iPad with 3.2 OS. Please be aware as this is for jailbreaking only. This will not unlock your iPhone or iPad. If you rely on unlocking the device to use it for another carrier other than AT&T then don’t use this. The newest jailbreak is…

Freebie Friday bonus: Don’t forget Mom!

In continuation of Freebie Friday, we have a great giveaway for our readers! So what do we have in store? How about a Ceiva frame with a one years subscription that you can give to mom. This digital frame will allow you to share those tender moments with mom or maybe even the occasional joke. She can get her local weather forecast or news and even a…

Jailbreak Tues: Solutions to Apple’s warnings

Apple recently released a document telling iPhone, iPod and iPad owners that if you hack or “jailbreak” your device for purposes other than what it was designed for, you could experience issues with your device. So this week I am taking it upon myself for those of you who have dared to take the plunge and inform you of the problems that could occur…

Rumor: Jailbreak for 3.1.3 software? (updated)

OK, maybe I am over exaggerating a bit with this one. But it seems we cannot wait any longer to report all the rumors that are swirling around. It has become evident that a possible jailbreak and unlock for Apple’s 3.1.3 OS for the iPhone and iPod Touch could finally be on the way. (EDIT: This refers to an untethered jailbreak. Tethered jailbreaking, or…

Jailbreaking Freebie: MyWi No Rock

Lookie, lookie! My friends who created MyWi No Rock are giving away a couple of copies of their application. The popular app turns jailbroken devices into a Wifi hotspot (more info on it is available here, in the review I posted a couple of weeks ago). I’ll be honest – I had to do an awful lot of convincing to arrange this freebie. Why? Because…

Is this really happening? Android on iPhone!

Well, well. It has been talked about since the Android platform was released in October of 2008. What would this operating system look like on the iPhone? Well, today we get to see an alpha version of how it looks, thanks to jailbreaking. Most people, whether Android fan or iPhone purest, will probably be appalled by it. But never fear, I can truly say…

Jailbreakers’ Tuesday – Tweaks part 2

After a brief interruption of my top 5 Cydia sources, I wanted to come back to finishing up tweaks for the iPhone from a jailbreakers perspective. In our first installment, we covered resizing of icons and how to add extra icons per row on your home screen. This week, we discuss how to decrease the number of pages for your icons and how to make one long…