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Fix Safari Crashing on iPad and iOS

Jan 29, 2012 - 60 Comments
iPad Safari

We’ve been made aware of some ongoing issues with apps crashing constantly on iPads running iOS, and all iPads are potentially impacted with Safari being particularly sensitive and seemingly crashing anytime javascript or a video loads and sometimes with just general web browsing. At worst, Safari won’t even launch and crashes immediately, and often the … Read More

You Can Install Siri on iPad 2 with Spire

Jan 26, 2012 - 34 Comments
Siri on iPad 2

You can now run Siri directly on the iPad 2, thanks to the recent A5 jailbreak and a few third party tools. While Siri works as expected and will answer your questions and inquiries, getting this all put together isn’t exactly for the impatient and it’s a somewhat lengthy procedure with a fair amount of … Read More

iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Jailbreak Tool Absinthe Updated to 0.3 [Download Links]

Jan 23, 2012 - 14 Comments
Absinthe A5 Jailbreak

The A5 jailbreak tool Greenpois0n Absinthe has been updated to version 0.3, the third release is relatively minor but includes a few bug fixes and adds support for Linux. As before and as the name implies, the app focuses on jailbreaking A5 based hardware only, meaning the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, both of which … Read More

Greenpois0n Absinthe A5 Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 Updated to v0.2 [Download Links]

Jan 21, 2012 - 82 Comments
GreenPois0n Absinthe A5 Jailbreak

The Greenpois0n Absinthe A5 jailbreak utility for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on iOS 5 has been updated to version 0.2, and now includes a Windows release alongside the Mac OS X version. In addition to bringing the jailbreak to Windows PC’s, the new version aims to resolve some of the earlier database problems, white … Read More

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 with Absinthe

Jan 20, 2012 - 128 Comments
Absinthe Jailbreak for iPhone 4S

The newly released and highly anticipated Absinthe A5 jailbreak is the first public jailbreak for iPhone 4S users and the first jailbreak for iPad 2 with iOS 5. If you’ve been waiting for an untethered jailbreak for either device with iOS 5, this is it, and it’s very easy to use. Absinthe is compatible with … Read More

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

Jan 20, 2012 - 62 Comments
Absinthe Jailbreak

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

Apple’s iPad 3 Release To Come in March Alongside iPad 2 Price Drop?

Jan 6, 2012 - 3 Comments
iPad 3

An iPad 3 with “a full HD display” will arrive in March, according to a new report from Digitimes, who cites industry sources in Taiwan. According to Digitimes, Apple will launch the iPad 3 in the coming months of 2012, with it’s primary new feature being the retina display: The iPad 3 will come with … Read More

iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 Coming As Soon As Next Week

Jan 3, 2012 - 27 Comments
iPhone 4S jailbreak is coming soon

The highly anticipated jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 running iOS 5.0.1 is coming as soon as next week, according to a recent tweet from the hacker pod2g, who is working on the project. The comment suggested a hurdle for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2’s A5 processor has been overcome, and stated that … Read More

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

Dec 12, 2011 - 7 Comments
AirPlay

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

The Cheapest Place to Buy an iPad 2 is from Apple’s Refurb Store, Save $80 – $100!

Dec 9, 2011 - 4 Comments
Apple iPad 2

Looking to get an iPad 2 for the holidays? By far the cheapest place to buy one right now is directly through Apple’s very own online refurb store, where prices are discounted up to $100. If you’re thinking that refurbished gear is sketchy, think again, because Apple’s refurbished iPads all come with the exact same … Read More

New iPad 2 TV Commercial: Love

Nov 21, 2011 - 9 Comments
iPad 2 Kid Fort

Apple started airing a new iPad 2 commercial titled “Love” last night, it follows the same theme set by past iPad 2 ads closely, and shows a variety of people using the device in different ways. Here’s the text: For some, it’s a lifelong passion. For others, it’s something discovered yesterday. We all have things … Read More

iShred: the Snowboard with an Embedded iPad 2 [Video]

Nov 17, 2011 - 2 Comments
Signal iShred: iPad snowboard

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, ski and snowboard season is upon us, and while it seems like everyone on the mountain has an iPod or iPhone, the guys at Signal Snowboards took the Apple love a step further with the iShred. Yup, the the iShred, it’s a snowboard built to honor Steve … Read More

iPad 2 vs Kindle Fire [Video]

Nov 16, 2011 - 11 Comments
iPad 2 and Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire is out, but if you’re like me you’ve sat on the sidelines to wait for reviews and videos of performance before pulling the buy trigger. Those are starting to appear now, and while it’s obvious the iPad 2 blows the Kindle Fire away in speed and overall utility, the Fire holds up … Read More

iOS 5.0.1 Released [Download Links]

Nov 10, 2011 - 66 Comments
iOS 5 Download from OTA Update

iOS 5.0.1 has been released to the public, the update addresses the battery problems that were associated with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S, but also brings multitasking gestures to the iPad 1 and resolves several other bugs and issues. The update comes as build 9A405 and is highly recommended for all iPhone, iPad, and … Read More

Apple Working Quickly to Release iOS 5.0.1 with Battery Fixes, Beta 2 Out for Devs

Nov 4, 2011 - 4 Comments
iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2

Apple is working quickly to release iOS 5.0.1 to the general public, with the second beta version available to developers in just two days. The update aims to resolve some of the complaints about iOS 5 battery life and bring several other fixes and features to the latest release, including a security fix for iPad … Read More

Jailbreak for iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Coming Soon

Oct 28, 2011 - 9 Comments
iPhone 4S with iOS 5 jailbroken

An official jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 running iOS 5 is coming sooner than later, as evidenced by iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd posting several screenshots of the works in progress. In fact, they jailbreak has already been achieved, but there are unspecified “hurdles left” before the jailbreak will see a public release. … Read More

Bypass the iPad 2’s Passcode & Lock Screen with a Magnet or Smart Cover

Oct 20, 2011 - 9 Comments
Bypass the iPad 2 passcode

Well here’s a security flaw in iOS 5 that will quickly get patched: anyone with a magnet (or a Smart Cover) can bypass the iPad 2’s locked passcode screen and access whatever app was previously left open. The passcode bypass was discovered by 9to5mac, who recorded a video demonstrating the security breach (embedded below). From … Read More

Siri for iPad 2 and iPhone 4 Are Coming Soon… Unofficially

Oct 15, 2011 - 14 Comments
Siri on iPad 2

Siri, the personal voice assistant that comes with iOS 5 on iPhone 4S, is being ported to both the iPad 2 and iPhone 4. This isn’t official from Apple though – at least not yet – it’s the work of several iOS developers. First off, it doesn’t quite work yet, but considering the port has … Read More

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