SlashGear reports today on an Apple patent application that could mean that future Apple devices will have the ability to automatically lock themselves and send special alerts to their owners, as well as possibly even alerting Apple, if they are used by someone who is not authorised to use them, or, even more significantly, if they are modified in an unauthorised manner.
SlashGear says that although the patent refers to a security application, such as a way of alerting you if someone steals your phone and tries to use it, the way in which the patent is written could mean that any attempt at hacking, jailbreaking, unlocking or SIM swapping, or any other unauthorised activity that you can think of, will trigger an automatic lock-down response from the device, or a...
Infinidock is a cool tweak in Cydia that allows you to put a numerous amount of app icons in your dock. You can choose how many of these icons appear at once among other settings. All you do is swipe your finger on your dock and your app icons slide with it. Infinidock is available in Cydia for $.99.
With this tweak in Cydia you can get 5 icons in your row when you double tap to fast app switch. This gives you room for an extra app icon for all of your app switching needs. I have always liked to have 5 icon rows of everything on my phone. So I usually have this and most of my other 5 icon tweaks enabled. If you want more icons on your phone check out some of the other tweaks here.
Popular discovery engine StumbleUpon has today launched a free iPhone app which enables users to discover and share cool content from the web on their iPhone. The new iPhone app follows on from the success of the iPad app, according to Garrett Camp, founder and CEO of StumbleUpon.
The new app has been optimised for the mobile discovery experience, using the same personalised recommendation technology users would encounter on their home computer or iPad. Using the app, you can thumb up or thumb down sites that take your fancy and sites that you really dont like at all! Your preferences will then be saved for your next session, and will be stored there for you for when you next launch the app.
The app also enables users to select particular categories,...
There's been a lot of rumors floating around lately about the possibility of a new Apple iPod Touch hitting the shelves soon and now, we might just have the new product ID number! It's still speculation, but there is some testing going on with Apple's new iOS 4.1 on a secret product and this unknown gadget is listed as ID 20547.
It could also be the smaller version of the iPad that has been rumored recently or even maybe a Verizon version of the iPhone. Either way, we anxious to see what this new secret product ID code has in store for us!
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One of the most terrifying movies of all time is coming to iPhone and iPod touch. Some 35 years on since the movie Jaws first scared the living daylights out of cinema audiences throughout the world, the bloodthirsty denizen of the deep is back to scare a whole new generation of fans. With familiar line-drawing mechanics paired with a few new tricks, Jaws the game sees the player having to save stranded swimmers from the namesake Great White. Simply touch, drag, and flick the hapless swimmers in the direction of beaches and boats before Jaws gets the chance to chomp down on them. The game features 10 increasingly challenging levels, relentlessly hurtling you towards your final boss encounter with the...
MultiIconMover is a cool tweak that will do exactly that. It will move multiple icons on your springboard so you can organize a lot easier. This takes the hassle off of either organizing it on your computer or one by one. The tweak is great for the amazing price of free in Cydia. Enjoy hassle free icon moving!
Another cool free theme in Cydia to make your iDevice look pretty. This one is called Alit and has a cool colorful theme to it. All of the stock icons have been dressed up as well as a few App Store apps. You should have no problem setting your homescreen to the perfect look.
The Innocase II Surface Combo is a nice case and holster combo for the iPhone 4. The case provides a high amount of protection, that should protect you from most low falls. If you are worried about the glass on your device, I suggest you get this case or one like it. The holster allows you to place your iPhone in with the screen facing inward so you don't get any unwanted scratches. The price for the combo is a bit high at $50, for me, the $30 part out for just the case is a good deal.
lolo Burn - Cardio is a fitness training app for the iPhone/iPod touch/iPad that combines the use of tempo-shifted music with expert coaching to motivate you on your workout programme. The app has already been singled out by Apple for its New & Noteworthy Health & Fitness pick for the week of August 11th.
lolo Burn - Cardio differs from other fitness training apps in that the user can change the tempo of the music to match their stride while the pitch of the music stays the same. Heres Jarom Lee, President of lolo, talking about that aspect of the app: