Tag Archives: iPod Touch

iPod Touch 4 camera woes

When I heard that there was going to be an iPod Touch with a front and back camera I was literally jumping with joy. Finally I would be able to take pictures on without carrying my bulky single function point-and-shoot camera. Now, don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t expecting a camera as good as the iPhone 4’s but I was counting on something a little more…

App review: Trainyard Express

Category: Games Price: Free ($0.99 Full) TiP Rating: 5 of 5 stars Release Date: 9/30/2010 Version: v1.15 Languages: English Seller: Matt Rix Rated: 4+ Link to app App Store Description: Trainyard Express is a puzzle solving game unlike any that you’ve ever played. It’s easy to learn but very tough to master. Your job is simple: get each train to…

GeoHot has yet another iOS exploit just waiting to be used

When George Hotz released Limera1n it literally turned the entire jailbreak community upside down. Who would have thought that there was this other exploit that could be used to jailbreak your iOS device. By releasing Limera1n right before Greenpois0n he saved the day by making sure we would still have another exploit to use when Apple refreshed the…

Jailbreak Tues: How to backup your Cydia apps

The jailbreak has made its way to iOS 4.1 – finally! Many people like me had been sticking with iOS 4.0.1 because they just couldn’t do without having their device jailbroken. But, when Limera1n and Greenpois0n were released, I plunged right in to test it out for you guys. (Side note: I found that Greenpois0n made for a more stable device, at least in…

The App Hall of Fame’s first inductees

A new Hall of Fame has recently been set up to honor those apps that we can’t live without. A new set of 12 inductees will be submitted every month, selected by a committee of Mac/iOS journalists, reviewers and developers, and inducted into the archive. Without further ado, these are the first lot to receive the honor: 1. Angry Birds Price:…

Greenpois0n released, uses GeoHot’s exploit

It may just be a few days late but we finally have Greenpois0n in our midst. The release of this jailbreak tool had been delayed thanks to GeoHot releasing his own Limera1n jailbreak for all iOS 4 devices. Limera1n uses a different exploit than Greenpois0n would have used so the CronicDev Team decided to be smart and not waste another separate exploit while…

iOS 4.1 jailbreak finally released, but not what expected

Remember all the excitement when it was discovered that all the new iOS devices could be permanently jailbroken thanks to a bootrom exploit? We’ve kept you updated on all the progress since then, and there has always been a lot to talk about. First we got word that there was an exploit that couldn’t be fixed by a mere firmware update. Then we got proof of…

Coolest remote ever? iPod Touch controls everything

Savant, a gadget designing tech company, has recently unveiled its Touch Remote prototype. Basically, it’s an iPod Touch embedded in to a remote control. It can control anything, from TV and audio equipment, to lights and security cameras. It’s about as ‘all-in-one’ as you can get. In order for it to work, you do need to purchase the control hub, and attach…

App review: PBS NewsHour

Category: News Price: Free TiP Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Release Date: 19/26/2010 Version: v1.1.1 Seller: PBS Rated: 4+ Link to iTunes app App Store Description: Watch PBS NewsHour anywhere, anytime. The official PBS NewsHour iPhone app provides video, audio and headlines to users over Wi-Fi or 3G connections. Summary: The NewsHour app is perfect…