Tag Archives: iPod Touch

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…

Netflix updates application, adds video-out

If you are a Netflix user and have been debating whether to get the New Apple TV just for that, then here’s something that just may get you to hold off on that purchase. Netflix has updated their iPhone app to include video out support. So if you’ve already got an iPod touch 4G or iPhone 4 then you got yourself a bona fide Netflix set top box…

Accessory Review: Zagg Invisible Shield for iPod Touch 4th Gen

Category: Screen protector Model: Invisible Shield for iPod Touch 4th Gen Price: $14.99 TiP Rating: 5 of 5 stars Seller: Zagg Requirements: iPod Touch 4th Generation Summary: Invisible Shield is that screen protector that almost everyone asks for by name. If you are using anything else, the question is, “why?” The Invisible Shield is “military…

’80s style boom box for your iPhone or iPod Touch

Forget about those fancy new iHome docks. Here is something that is sure to make you feel all super nostalgic. Innovative Technology® has gone retro and decided to make a boom box for your iPod Touch and iPhone. That’s right; it’s a good old ‘80s boom box that uses your iPhone to let you go all Lloyd Dobler on your latest crush. Not only does it…

Glowing App Icon lights up your springboard icons

Ever wanted to add a little character to the application icons on your iPhone or iPod touch but have always been a little weary of the jailbreak scene? Well now you are in for a nice little treat. Now there is an application that can give those app icons a nice glow effect on you springboard. Glowing App Icons is a free application on the App Store which…

Jailbreak Tues: Beware of the fakes

Ever since it was made public that there will be a permanent jailbreak for current iOS devices, the web has been hanging on the edge of its seat waiting for it to finally be released to the masses. We’ve seen other jailbreaks come and go, like the Redsn0w jailbreak tool for the iPhone 3G (which doesn’t require the new bootrom exploit discovered in the…

App Review: GV Mobile +

Category: Productivity Price: $2.99 TiP Rating: 4/5 stars Version: 1.0.2 (iOS 4.0 tested) Languages: English Seller: Sean Kovacs Requirements: Compatible with all versions of iPhone (iOS 3.1.3 or later) and iPod Touch. (Microphone needed for calling on the iPod Touch) Link to the app in iTunes/iTunes Connect. App Store Description: The ORIGINAL…

iOS 4.1 jailbreak for iPod Touch 4G shown off

For those of us waiting for an iOS 4.1 jailbreak to be released, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. If you can’t live without having your iPhone 4 or iPod Touch 4G jailbroken, then I assume that you’re still stuck on iOS 4.0.1, since that’s the last jailbreakable version (for now). I can’t update my software yet either; I’ll lose the…