Category Archives: iPhone

iPhone 3.0 software jailbroken | iPhone Dev Team

The iPhone Dev Team has (of course) already jailbroken the 3.0 software FOR IPHONE 3G USERS ONLY – NOT 3GS USERS.  They were able to hack the latest software so quickly because the beta version of the software was released many months ago, and they’ve had a chance to poke around.  Read their full post [...]
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MMS | Tethering on iPhone 3.0

There are some great instructions over at TekNation for getting MMS and tethering to work on your iPhone.  The gist of it is: If you’re not interested in MMS, skip to step 3. If you’re interested in MMS you’re going to have to give AT&T a call to enable WAP Push on your device.  This [...]
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TweetDeck for the iPhone

The iPhone version of the popular Twitter client TweetDeck has got Twitter users abuzz due to it’s cool interface.  I used it today and it was very responsive and fun to use.  I hope to see more apps like this one that go outside the box when it comes to the user interface.
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Stencil your way to the App Store Top 100

Incapable free-handers have no fear!  There is hope for you!  Design Commission is selling an iPhone stencil so that you can make sure your sketches are nearly perfect.  It’s pretty cheap too… $16.95.
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WWDC 2009 | Highlights | new iPhone release: iPhone 3GS date and information

Highlights from WWDC 2009 Keynote: iPhone OS 3.0 available worldwide June 17th My weapon of choice this year for the Keynote stream was http://www.macrumorslive.com.  They have a good stream text feed, and an even better streaming pictures feed.  The pictures updated more often than the text, and I wouldn’t be surprised if they caught every [...]
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Get a LoD of how horribly Palm Pre’s launch went…

And another Link of the Day for you… In the picture: iPhone launch on top, Palm Pre on bottom.  For those of you that don’t know, the Palm Pre has had some great reviews that pit it’s features against the iPhone – the palm pre won in 8/12 categories in one review. Honestly though – [...]
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iPhone SDK tutorial: disconnecting your application from Interface Builder

This is a quick tutorial on disconnecting your iPhone project from Interface Builder using Xcode. When you initially start a new iPhone project in Xcode, you get a project that loads from a NIB file.  This NIB file describes a template for how visual elements are layed out on the screen. As a newbie to [...]
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iPhone overheated: the peak of good UX

A picture of an iPhone warning screen appeared on The iPhone Blog yesterday.  Apparently the iPhone gives a pleasant warning sign when it starts to overheat.  Little warning signs like this, that inform the user of what’s happening, is what keeps Apple on top.  Apple continues to prove how crucial machine-to-human communication is.  This message [...]
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iPhone 3.0 taking marginally better photos?

The 3.0 iPhone OS was released to developers a few months ago.  We’re currently on the fourth beta of the iPhone OS,.  Recently a Russian website released that the latest version of the beta software was taking higher quality pictures: As you might imagine, there was a lot of disbelief about the validity of these [...]
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He thought he liked the iPhone, but…

… he actually loves it.
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Rebuilding an iPhone

I started tinkering with a couple broken iPhones during a conference call yesterday. I had received the broken iPhones from two friends that I work with.  One of the iPhones died by drowning (completely submerged and subsequently fried) and the other by paralysis – it had lost the use of its usb connection.  Plugging the [...]
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I dropped my iPhone -> best iPhone case

I dropped my iPhone a couple days ago.  I was walking to my car, pulled out my iPhone, and… crap.  It’s got a scratch.  Wait… no… it’s got a crack!  Dang. Just a few days ago one of my coworkers was admiring how shiny the back of my iPhone was.  Barely any scratches – it [...]
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Looking for all the iPhone developers using Twitter?

I was reading Jeff LaMarche’s iPhone Development blog and saw that Tim Haines (developer of the BurnBall iPhone game) has put up a google spreadsheet document that all the iPhone developers can put their twitter accounts on.  There’s even a ruby script that somebody made so that you can add them all at once!  Pretty [...]
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Xcode error 0xE8000001, can’t install iPhone applications

I was having a wild time on Friday night – I was drinking [smoothie] and making some sweet advances on the hot [uni] body [MacBook] that was resting next to me.  Yes – I was making small breakthroughs in iPhone coding.  Okay, so maybe it wasn’t THAT wild on Friday night, but I have a [...]
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iPhone coding tutorial: Hello world!

In this tutorial I will walk you through the creation of a Hello World application.  I know that Apple already has a Hello World! sample that you can look at, but if you’re just getting started that’s not enough of a walk through to show you what’s going on. This will be more than just [...]
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