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Absinthe Jailbreak for iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Released [Download Links]

Jan 20, 2012 - 62 Comments

The hotly anticipated jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 is finally here, providing an untethered jailbreak for either A5-based device running iOS 5.0.1. Put together by the Chronic Dev Team who are known for making Greenpois0n, the utility is called Absinthe A5 and it is hot off the presses. Backup your iPhone or iPad … Read More

Install iOS 5 on iPhone 3G & 2G or iPod Touch 1G/2G with Whited00r 5

Jan 19, 2012 - 68 Comments

Have an older generation iPhone 3G or 2G? If so, you’re stuck on older legacy iOS versions with limited features and sluggish speeds. But not anymore with Whited00r, which installs a custom iOS build on the device to help bring it into the modern age. Whited00r 5.1 is basically an unofficial custom made iOS build … Read More

How to Use Over-the-Air (OTA) Software Update on iOS

Jan 12, 2012 - 28 Comments

When a new iOS software update is made available, you can download and install the update directly on the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch by using Over the Air updates, abbreviated as OTA. These work by downloading only the files that are different (this is called a delta update), so the file size is smaller … Read More

Change the iPhone Text Tone to Play Different SMS Sounds

Jan 8, 2012 - 14 Comments

New to the iPhone with iOS 5 is the ability to set and use custom text tones. Having long been able to switch between Apple provided text tones, since this new feature means any ringtone file can be set as a custom SMS sound, and you can also set custom text alert sounds on a … Read More

Access the Dictionary in iOS to Quickly Look Up Words

Jan 6, 2012 - 5 Comments

Ever since the 5th major release of iOS, an awesome built-in dictionary feature is easily accessible from Safari, iBooks, and most other apps that you’ll be using on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This means the next time that you (or someone else) see a word anywhere on an iPhone or iPad that you … Read More

Enable the Emoji Keyboard on an iPhone

Dec 19, 2011 - 15 Comments

The Emoji keyboard and all emoji characters are now included directly in iOS for all iPhone (and iPad / iPod touch) users to access, it just needs to be enabled first. Adding the Emoji symbols to your keyboard is simple and only takes a moment, and because virtually every Apple device supports the icon graphics … Read More

Broadcast the iPhone’s Camera Live to an Apple TV with AirPlay

Dec 12, 2011 - 6 Comments

By using AirPlay and the video mirroring feature, you can broadcast live images / video from your iPhone’s camera directly to an Apple TV on the same network. To do this, you’ll need iOS 5 or later, an Apple TV, and the AirPlay compatible iPhone 4S or iPad 2 with a camera. All hardware must … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak Works for iOS 5 & iOS 5.0.1, Coming Soon

Dec 9, 2011 - 12 Comments

An untethered iOS 5 jailbreak looks to be released soon, as indicated by a video released by the Chronic Dev Team showing off an iPod touch running such a jailbreak. Posted to Twitter by developer @pod2g, the video shown below clearly demonstrates an iOS 5 device rebooting and working normally while maintaining the jailbroken state, … Read More

Delete Phone Calls on the iPhone with a Swipe

Dec 8, 2011 - 13 Comments

It’s extremely easy to selectively delete any single phone call from the iPhones call log, all you need to do is remember to use the simple swipe gesture described below:

Siri Dictation Comes to iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, & iPod touch with Siri0us

Nov 27, 2011 - 6 Comments

A new third party tool called Siri0us has appeared that brings Siri Dictation (speech-to-text) to the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod touch 4G. The add-on, which requires a jailbroken device, uses Nuance technology to work almost exactly like the dictation feature of Siri does to convert your speech to text. It’s accurate and initiated … Read More

Print Maps & Directions Directly from an iPhone & iPad with Maps App

Nov 27, 2011 - 1 Comment

For those who prefer the old fashioned method of reading printed directions on paper, maps and directions can be printed directly from an iPhone or iPad via the built-in Maps app in iOS 5. This is handy if you need to give someone else paper directions, or if you don’t want to potentially get a … Read More

Sync iCloud Documents & Data Over a 3G Cellular Connection

Nov 22, 2011 - 1 Comment

iCloud and iOS includes the ability to sync some iCloud data directly over a 3G cellular connection when a wireless network isn’t available. For now, this is limited to “Documents & Data” from the iWork suite of apps, which includes Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. This is a great feature, but due to the bandwidth usage, … Read More

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