Sunday, March 2, 2014

iOS 7.0.6 iTunes Restore Error 3 - Unable to restore iPhone 5

iOS 7.0.6 iTunes Restore Error Message 3 - Failed to restore iPhone 5

Apple has recently pushed iOS 7.0.6 update to fix the SSL security bug. However, there seems to be an issue when trying to restore a device on iOS 7.0.6.

My iPhone 5, stopped showing the cellular information and after all the attempts to get back the network like resetting the network settings and resetting all the settings, I thought I should try restoring the device. Here is what I did to restore the iPhone 5:

  1. Connected the iPhone 5 to the computer.
  2. Launched iTunes, updated iTunes to the latest version 11.1.5.5
  3. Clicked on the restore button. 
  4. iTunes downloaded iOS 7.0.6 and the restore process started.
  5. Everything went smooth and at the end the process got stuck at 99.9% as seen in the below screenshot.
  6. Then iTunes error message 3 popped up.
  7. Later, I tried uninstalling and re installing iTunes, checked the host files, removed everything from the host files, rebooted the computer but I still get the same error.
I've tried checking the forums but there isn't any solution. It is discussed on this thread that the issue is about flash storage and there's nothing that the user can do other than reaching out to the Apple Care.

I'm also attaching the log file of the failed restore, so it could be helpful to anyone who can offer a solution.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/csvrud309nfadat/iPhoneUpdater%2032.log

This is the present state of my iPhone 5. If anyone else is facing the same issue, please add the details in the comments section below.


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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

iOS 7 Released Direct Download Links - What Is New ?

iOS 7 Released - Download Links for Apple iOS 7

Apple has finally released iOS 7 for public. You can download iOS 7 either by plugging in your device to your computer and running a software update by launching iTunes or you can simply  connect to a WiFi network and install iOS 7 via the OTA method. 

apple ios 7 release

If you are planning to jailbreak your device in future then it is not recommended for you to update to iOS 7. Before you download and install iOS  7 on your device, make sure you backup your device data by connecting to a computer and performing a full backup. In case anything goes wrong and OTA update does not go well, you can still restore your device settings and data using the stored backup. So it is advisable to run a backup before updating your software. 

Here's the change log for iOS 7
  • New design
  • Redesigned interface updates the entire system and every built-in app
  • Subtle motion and animation; layers and translucency provide depth
  • Elegant new color palette and refined typography
  • Updated system sounds and ringtones
  • Control Center
  • Quick access to commonly used controls and apps with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen
  • Turn on & off Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb; adjust screen brightness; access media controls; turn on AirPlay and AirDrop
  • Quickly access flashlight, timer, calculator, camera and music controls
  • Notification Center improvements
  • New Today view gives you an overview of your day, including weather, calendar, and stocks
  • Notifications dismissed on one device dismisses across all your devices
  • Multitasking improvements
  • Preview screens of open apps when you switch between them
  • Permits any app to keep content up to date in the background
  • Camera improvements
  • Swipe through different camera modes – video, still photo, square aspect, and panorama
  • Real-time photo filters with iPhone 4S or later, and iPod touch (5th generation)
  • Photos improvements
  • Automatically organizes your photos and videos based on time and location into Moments
  • iCloud Photo Sharing supports multiple contributors and videos, plus a new Activity view
  • Add photo filter effects
  • Flickr and Vimeo support
  • AirDrop
  • Quickly and easily share content with people nearby
  • Securely encrypted transfers with no network or setup required
  • Supported on iPhone 5, iPad (4th generation), iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation) and requires an iCloud account
  • Safari improvements
  • New iPhone tab view that lets you easily switch between open web pages
  • Unified smart search field for both search terms and web addresses
  • Shared Links shows web pages shared by people you follow on Twitter
  • iTunes Radio
  • Streaming radio service
  • Pick from over 250 featured and genre-focused stations
  • Start your own station from your favorite artist or song
  • Siri improvements
  • New, more natural sounding male and female voices for US English, French and German
  • Integrated Wikipedia, Twitter search, and Bing web search results
  • Change settings including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and brightness
  • Supported on iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, and iPod touch (5th generation)
  • App Store improvements
  • See apps relevant to your current location with Popular Near Me
  • Discover age-appropriate apps in the Kids category
  • Keep your apps up to date automatically
  • Find My iPhone Activation Lock
  • Turning off Find My iPhone, erasing your device, reactivation, and signing out of iCloud requires your Apple ID password
  • A custom message can be displayed on your device even after a remote erase
  • iTunes Store improvements
  • Preview and buy songs you've heard on iTunes Radio while inside the iTunes Store
  • Add to, and shop from, your iTunes Wish List
  • Scan code with camera to redeem iTunes Gift Cards
  • Music improvements
  • Play music purchases from iCloud
  • Rotate your iPhone or iPod touch to browse your music with the Album Wall
  • Videos improvements
  • Play movie and TV show purchases from iCloud
  • View similar movies and TV shows from Related
  • Maps improvements
  • Turn-by-turn walking directions
  • Automatic night mode
  • Bookmarks shared across devices via iCloud
  • Mail improvements
  • New Smart Mailboxes, including Unread, Attachments, All Drafts and To or CC
  • Improved search
  • View PDF annotations
  • FaceTime audio calling
  • Block unwanted Phone, Messages and FaceTime callers
  • Support for sending long MMS messages
  • Pull down on any Home Screen to reveal Spotlight search
  • Scan to acquire Passbook passes
  • New ringtones, alarms, alerts and system sounds
  • Definitions of a selected word for additional languages: Italian, Korean, and Dutch
  • Inclinometer in the Compass app
  • Wi-Fi HotSpot 2.0 support
  • Accessibility features
  • Individuals with limited physical motor skills can now control their device using Switch Control
  • Customize closed caption style
  • Handwriting input support in VoiceOver
  • Math input support using Nemeth Braille in VoiceOver
  • Select from multiple premium voices for speak selection and VoiceOver
  • Support for Made for iPhone Hearing Aids and stereo audio for iPhone 5 and iPod touch (5th generation)
  • Enterprise features
  • Manage which apps and accounts are used to open documents and attachments
  • Per App VPN
  • App Store license management
  • Enterprise single sign-on
  • Remote configuration of managed apps
  • Automatic data protection for third-party apps
  • Exchange Notes syncing
  • Install custom fonts
  • New management queries and restrictions
  • Education features
  • Mobile device management for Apple TV
  • Request AirPlay Mirroring from a student device to Apple TV
  • Pre-configure AirPlay destinations and AirPrint printers
  • Streamlined MDM enrollment
  • Ability to restrict changes to accounts
  • Web content filtering
  • Authorized apps can initiate single app mode
  • Configure accessibility settings for single app mode
  • Features for China
  • Tencent Weibo integration
  • Chinese-English bilingual dictionary
  • Improved handwriting input with improved accuracy, stroke order independence and support for simultaneous multiple character input

Apple iOS 7 Direct Download Links

iPhone iOS 7 Direct Download Links

7.0.0 (4 GSM): iPhone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (4): iPhone3,2_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (4 CDMA): iPhone3,3_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (4S): iPhone4,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw 
7.0.0 (5 GSM): iPhone5,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (5 GSM+CDMA): iPhone5,2_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.1 (5c GSM): iPhone5,3_7.0.1_11A470a_Restore.ipsw
7.0.1 (5c GSM+CDMA): iPhone5,4_7.0.1_11A470a_Restore.ipsw
7.0.1 (5s GSM): iPhone6,1_7.0.1_11A470a_Restore.ipsw
7.0.1 (5s GSM+CDMA): iPhone6,2_7.0.1_11A470a_Restore.ipsw

iPad iOS 7 Direct Download Links

7.0.0 (iPad 2 Wi-Fi): iPad2,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 2 GSM): iPad2,2_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 2 CDMA): iPad2,3_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 2 New): iPad2,4_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad Mini Wi-Fi): iPad2,5_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad Mini GSM): iPad2,6_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad Mini CDMA): iPad2,7_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 3 Wi-Fi): iPad3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 3 CDMA): iPad3,2_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 3 GSM): iPad3,3_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 4 Wi-Fi): iPad3,4_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 4 GSM): iPad3,5_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw
7.0.0 (iPad 4 GSM+CDMA): iPad3,6_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw

iPod iOS 7 Direct Download Links

7.0.0 (5G): iPod5,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw

Download links are being retrieved and will be updated shortly.. In the meanwhile if you can't wait, simply go ahead with the OTA update but if you do not have a WiFI connction, try connecting your device to a computer and run iTunes update.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

VideoPane Jailbreak Tweak Brings Samsung's Pop Up Play To For iPhone And iPad

VideoPane Jailbreak Tweak Brings Samsung's Pop Up Play Now For iOS

With Galaxy S3, Samsung introduced a new and exciting feature that is pop up play. Pop up play allows a user to type a text or read an email while playing the video on the screen. This feature of popping up of the video in an adjustable way on the screen was exciting and new as no one every thought about a feature like this until Samsung.

iOS is always behind when it comes to adding cool new features. However, if you jailbreak you device, you can download and install a lot of new tweaks that are available in the Cydia store. Some free and some paid but the wide range of app and tweaks that you can find after jailbreaking a device will make you play with your device every day.

Today, a popular jailbreak community contributor Ryan Petrich has released a new tweak that does exactly the same that which Samsung's pop up play does. Video pane tweak for iPhone and iPad allows you to multitask video while you are working on something else. You can watch the video and re-size it to continue with what you are doing allowing you to not just do your work but also watch the video that is being played at the same time.

Video Pane is an application/tweak for jailbroken iPhones and iPads that allows detaching of videos from the player, be it YouTube or native iOS player or any 3rd party player like VLC and float the video on the screen while you can work on your device or do facebooking or tweeting. Video pane is a must have tweak for all iOS users. Video pane currently supports, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPod touch 4G and 5G.  You can purchase video pane from cydia store for a nominal price of $1.99

Here's a video of the tweak in action


Screenshots

videopane for iPhone


video pane tweak for iPhone

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iOS 7 Beta 5 Released - New Features, Improvements, Bug Fixes

iOS 7 Beta 5 Released - New Features, Improvements, Bug Fixes

ios 7  beta 5 features

iOS 7 is the next big thing that is happening with Apple. During mid July, Apple had released the 4th Beta for iOS 7 that was more about bug fixes and errors while enhancing and optimizing the speed and animation process along with few new features that could be more accurately be defined as re-designing. iOS 7, as Apple says has been made from the screen and a lot of thought process has gone into making it considering the design, the look, the font and every thing in detail as Jonny Ive describes it.

Today, Apple has released iOS 7 Beta 5 by adding more color to the settings icons and by fixing various known bugs. This beta 5 release also addresses issues that were related to apps like Skype and Twitter where users were unable to launch and make call on skype and twitter would be acting strange and responding late to the touch. Apple has added some new toggles and switches in iOS 7 beta 5 and has improved the app compatibility.

Apple is planning to release iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad and iPod in September along with a new device which is according to rumors iPhone 5S or low cost iPhone named as iPhone C.

New iOS 7 Features In Beta 5
  • Icons in Settings app have been completely redesigned
  • New Yahoo! branding in Notification Center for Stocks and Weather
  • New system-wide Twitter icon
  • System-wide performance improvements
  • New banner notification pull-down UI
  • Option to disable Control Center within apps
  • Redesigned ‘Power off’ slider
  • Redesigned buttons in Phone app’s in-call screen
  • Install screen is now the same color as your phone (white or black)
  • Improved animation across entire OS
  • Tweaked blur and transparency UI across entire OS
  • New on/off switch for labels in Settings > General > Accessibility
  • Tweaked options in Camera app; now feels much more smooth
  • You can now shoot picture with the up or down volume buttons (used to be up only)
  • Improved camera access from the Lock screen
  • The unlocking sound is gone
  • Messages conversation only shows the first name (can be changed in Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings)
  • Long carrier names scroll back and forth in the the status bar
  • App Store app now shows a + for universal apps
  • New month indicator in Calendar app when scrolling fast through the months
  • You can now download additional dictionaries (select a word and tap “define” then “manage”)
  • In Mail app, when selecting emails, Trash and Mark labels are flipped
iOS 7 Screenshots Of Beta 5 Changes














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Monday, August 5, 2013

Google Adsense App For iPhone Released - Official App To Monitor Revenues

Adsense App For iPhone Released - Google Revenue Monitoring App

adsense app for iPhone official appAdsense is Google's product of making many for publishers by allowing Google to run advertisements on the websites. This way, Google rewards you by paying in the form of cheque or electronic transfer. Many websites are heavily relied on Google's ad revenue model that is adsense. By enabling ads on their websites, Google pays the publishers a portion of revenue that it receives from the advertiser for every click that on the ad.

Until now, there was no adsense monitoring application for iOS. However, there were many unofficial apps that served the purpose but having an official app is something different. By releasing the adsense app today, Google seems to be very keen in maintaining the iOS users of the product. Hopefully, we'll see the official analytics app soon from google allowing the publishers to manage the traffic of their website and to get insights about the traffic flow.

Adsense App Official Description

The AdSense app provides an easy way to access key data from your AdSense account. Access reporting features anywhere, directly from your iPhone. The first version of the app gives you access to: the key earnings information, top custom and URL channels, ad units and sites reports, payment alerts.

Screenshots

google adsense app for iphone officialadsense app for iPhone

Adsense App For iPhone - Download Link

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InstaLauncher Jailbreak Tweak For iPhone And iPad - Quick Launch Your Apps

InstalLauncher Tweak - Launch Apps Instantly Using Gesturs - For iPhone And iPad

Instalauncher is a new Cydia tweak for jailbroken iPhones and iPads that allows you to launch applications easily with precision and it looks awesome too! Instalauncher as the name suggest is application that is heavily relied on Activator gestures allows you to customize the controls so you can set the method of launching instalauncher and then use it for quickly switcher between different apps.
instalauncher tweak for iPhone cydia
The default app switcher for iOS is the spotlight search which by no means serves the real purpose of switching as you have to exit the app all the way to the home screen and then use the spotlight search to search and launch the desired application. Instalauncher is different, it allows you to switch between applications without having to exit the app and go all the way to the home screen. 

Instalauncher, arranges the apps in an elegant alphabetical order giving you an ease of access as you can see all your applications and games sorted in a chronological order. There are many settings that can be configured from with in the app. You can choose the order in which you want the apps to be aligned. You can also choose the gesture method for launching intalaunccher and precisely you can also choose the location which the activation switch of launching instalauncher should work. You can either set it on only lock screen, home screen, in app or every where.

Enough said, lets have a look at the tweak in action. 



Instalauncher is available in the Cydia store for a price tag of $1.99 only and it works on all devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod. Instalauncher lets you access any app within 500 milliseconds. With an activator actionof your choice, you can bring up a launcher with every app you have installed listed in an alphabetical order. IT will also show you recently started apps and a number of favorites that you can choose.

Features:
  • Access any app almost instantly
  • Activator integration
  • Shows recently opened apps
  • Favorites, unlimited in numbers
  • Add or remove apps
  • Add or remove the panels
  • Adapts to your current hand
  • Works on iPhone and iPad as well
Coming Soon In InstaLauncher
  • Different panel-types
  • Realizable panels
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Sunday, August 4, 2013

LockHTML 2 Cydia Jailbreak Tweak Updated With New Features And Enhancements

LockHTML 2 Cydia Jailbreak Tweak Updated With New Features And Enhancements

If you have already used LockHTML on your jailbroken iPhone, then you probably know what we are talking about over here. Lock HTML as the name suggests, adds functionality and enhances your iPhone lock screen making it more useful and functional. You can add weather updates on your lock screen or add a world clock. Lock HTML uses the default lock screen background of your iPhone so you don't have to worry about your wallpaper being replaced by the tweak.
Using LockHTML 2 you can choose the slider from available wide range of lock screen sliders allowing you to customize your iPhone lock screen in detail. You can also change the battery placement and alter the notification style and even add HTML functionality with the default music player of your iPhone. If you are using a jailbroken iPhone 5, then LockHTML2 is highly recommended as it adds a beauty to your lock screen.

Features Of LockHTML 2:
  • Uses actual lockscreen background
  • Smart LS Clock Hide will hide your clock when you need it hidden but show it when you have music playing
  • Move HTML Down when controls are active so they tdo not cover your widget
  • Tons of slider options (custom knob, custom well, hide/show)
  • Custom battery placement
  • Custom notifications height
  • Custom html Move distance
  • Manually get location for gps enabled themes
  • Finds themes in winterboard and perpagehtml folders
  • Custom cameragrabber
  • Hide html with music controls
  • iWidget support
  • Auto create options file for ifile-less widget settings
  • Edit mode on lockscreen to change widget placement

What's New In LockHTML 2 1.4-1
  • Added plugin compatibility
  • Added Show LSClock while charging to smart clock hide
  • Added Move HTML while charging to html actions.
  • Added hide HTML with passcode to HTML actions
  • Added passcode theme option in misc settings
  • Added hide passcode topbar in misc settings
  • Added passcode dot color in misc settings
  • Fixed an issue with uninstalling the tweak causing winterboard not to function properly
  • Fixed compatibiluty with a few other tweaks

lockhtml 2 tweak
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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Facehalt - Jailbreak Tweak Alternate For Samsung's Smart Pause Now Available For iOS

Facehalt - Jailbreak Tweak Alternate For Samsung's Smart Pause Now Available For iOS

Samsung with every new model of its devices, introduces features that were previously not available for the smartphones. Once such feature is smart pause. Smart pause is an intelligence service that uses the front facing camera while you are playing a video to automatically pause the video when you turn away from the smartphone. The reason for doing this is so that you don't miss any second of the video that you are watching. That's pretty cool. Having said that, Samsung would generally charge you for an entire new device for adding on new features which is not feasible for every one to afford it.

facehalt tweak cydia jailbreak smart pause

Coming to iOS and the beauty of jailbreak, a new tweak "Facehalt" has been released in Cydia for all iOS devices including iPhones, iPads and iPods. Facehalt is an alternate for Samsung's smart pause. As cool as it sounds, this tweak does the exact same thing which Samsung's smart pause does for you. You can turn install facehalt on your iOS device, say an iPhone 4S and play a video. To check if the tweak really works, all you have to do is to turn your face away from the phone and you'd notice that the video would automatically be paused. Thanks to Facehalt by apocolipse!

Facehalt Cydia Desciption:

                           "  FaceHalt is an all new tweak that will halt cideo playback when your face isn't looking at the screen! Similar to an intelligent pausing feature some other phones may have, Facehalt pauses and plays videos in almost any application you're watching videos in!  "
                 " Facehalt currently hooks into most applications and works great, certain apps with custom video player implementations like VLC need additional work and will be supported in future. "

Using FaceHalt

To use, simply make sure the app is enabled in settings=> Facehalt => toggle on to start using it. When playing a video facehalt will automatically play and pause based on your gaze. To manually pause a video, simply double tap the pause button, then to restart facehalt after simply press play again.

Reveiw:
           " From the makers of BatterInfo Lite, BatteryDetective, 3DBoard, RecognizeME, PaperLock, I'd blindly buy this tweak casue all the previous tweaks made my this author were incredibly awesome and the concept was new for iOS platform. "
FaceHalt is available in Cydia store for $1.99 and supports the following devices, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Mini, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5th Generation

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Apple Seeds iOS 7 Beta 4 To Developers - Enhancements And Fixes

Apple Seeds iOS 7 Beta 4 To Developers - Enhancements And Fixes

Apple has pushed an update to iOS 7 beta versions by releasing a 256mb update as beta 4 which addresses issues relating to crashes. iOS beta 4 is much more stable compared to the previous versions. However, twitter app doesn't seem to be working well with this beta update. Hopefully twitter will fix this with a quick update.

iOS 7 beta 4 has addressed performance issues by speeding up the animations and adding the functionality of quicker responsiveness when an action is initiated. Previous version of iOS 7 beta were slow when it comes to animations. The lag was noticeable and now there is no lag and the animations are smooth and quick. 

Call option buttons have been redesigned and they look sleek and elegant compared with beta 3 of iOS 7. Spotlight search has also been refreshed and the translucency of control center in more appropriate compared to iOS 7 beta 3.

A comprehensive list of new features/improvements in iOS 7 beta 4 is as follows: 

● New chevron (>) arrow added to lock screen in front of "slide to unlock".
changing the lockscreen background now previews the lockscreen.
● Control Center pull up indicator is now just a line. Notification Center pull down indicator is also a line.
● Tapping on lock screen causes a sideward bounce -- prompts users to slide to unlock
● Changing the lockscreen wallpaper will preview the wallpaper with the lockscreen
● Removed "HDR" overlay in the camera app
● Live Camera Filters for 4S
● Tweaked 'Allow Photo Access' prompt
● Auto-focus square is now orange rather than green
● 'Summarise' option in Photos & Camera setting to make the views for photo collections more compact
● Picture previews aren't "negative" anymore
● Tweaked dialer call button
● Tweaked answer phone buttons
● You can now disable/enable contact photos in favorites
● Shuffle artist songs
● Playlist download all button is back
● Folders now have better/proper color to match the wallpaper.
● Multitasking Previews are now live, not just a static image
● PDF files look different in mail app
● The gradient on the mail weather and safari icon's gradients are more subtle.
● You only see the first letter of a persons last name in the messaging app now.
● "Completed Uploads" in the settings for notification center
● Tabs are now capitalized
● You can now swipe between panels in Notification Center
● Game Center settings now accessible
● You can forfeit/delete Game Center challenges within Game Center
● Frequent Locations can be used to improve Apple Maps, History of Frequent Locations is also shown differently
● Drive time now displayed under the blue car when selecting a location
● Dramatically improved response time.
● Animation times are much shorter and snappier.
● Spotlight tweaked, Cancel button in search fields
● Accessibility improvements with bold text
● In a selectable list, the options are now centered
● Apps that use the camera now use the iOS 7 camera
● Caps lock icon and shift icon tweaked
● Siri Q&A Screen when pressing the "?" icon in Siri
● Back button during setup says "back" instead of previous screen
● New iPad "2X' icon when viewing iPhone apps on iPad screen
● Minor Safari UI Tweaks, website without a Favicon show a Safari logo
● New Airplay Icons
● Slight Newstand UI Tweaks
● You can now select a sound for AirDrop alerts
● Compass calibration is now faster
● Screen brightness changes when closing passbook
● Few new icons in Settings.app
● Snooze during alarms says "Tap to Snooze" instead of just snooze
● Search in reminders app
● App Store opens in last section you were visiting instead of the default featured tab
● "Grabbers" have a new look (the tab that comes up for notification center when you're full screen/watching a video)
● Improved algorithm for detecting which font to display depending on wallpaper
● Second hand on clock icon is now active.
● World clock shows how many hours behind or ahead you are from city





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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Jailbreaking iPhone 4 CDMA Running iOS 5.1 Now Possible - Team Unthreaded

Jailbreak On iPhone 4 CDMA On iOS 5.1 Possible Using Unthreaded Jailbreak

Unthreaded jailbreak, a new group of jailbreak developers have released a jailbreaking tool with the ability to jailbreak iPhone 4 CDMA running on iOS 5.1. This was released earlier today. Initially people thought Unthreadedjb is nothing but another trolling face but many users have tried and it works perfectly without any bugs or glitches.

The team, unthreadedjb is a new group and they haven't released anything yet. Reports claim that the method used in this jailbreak is implementation of other jailbreak tools. However, since there was no jailbreak tool for CDMA iPhones running iOS 5.1, this seems like a life savior for many. 

Unthreaded jailbreak is an untethered jailbreak which is only available for linux platforms. Hoping to see the team release their tool on other platforms other than linux. They have also replied on twitter saying that the tool will soon be updated to support iOS versions 6.1.3 and 6.1.4

If you are an iPhone 4 CDMA user running iOS  5.1 and want to jailbreak your device. Head straight to Unthreaded website to download and run the application.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Chrome Downloader Plus For iPhone And iPad - Universal Downloader

Chrome Downloader Plus For iPhone And iPad - Enhanced Universal Downloader

Apple has restricted downloading content on iOS devices and that's annoying as it sounds. However, if you are using a jailbroken device then you might have already used downloaders like Safari Download Manager or YourTube or Protube for downloading audio and video files from YouTube and other portals to watch the videos at your ease.

There is however a problem with the above mentioned tweaks and apps. None of them is universal. For instance, if you want to download zip folders or files or even mp3 files, you can use Safari Download Manager but it does not support downloading of videos. For that, you'll have to again go for another app like yourtube or protube. Assuming that you are purchasing the above mentioned apps for downloading stuff, you'd be spending roughly around 15$. That's a lot! Chrome Downloader Plus is priced at a reasonable $3.00 which I believe is totally worth every penny. Download it today from Cydia Store!


Chrome Downloader Plus is the successor of the popular app Chrome Downloader with new features. Here's an overview of the app and its features. Chrome downloader plus is a radical upgrade to chrome downloader. It encompasses all of the nifty features of the original download manager and extends them to deliver a powerful YouTube Videos Downloader as well.

The user interface was completely redesigned to give a clean face-lift to comply and take advantage of iPad's large display. The YouTube addition allows you to download YouTube videos and save them anywhere in your iDevice for later playback. You can then use the integrated faceility to fully customise the metadata and import the video or only the audio into various built-in supporting apps: Music App, Video App

Features Of YouTube Downloader Plus :
  • Download YouTube videos for offline viewing.
  • Supports multiple video qualities 144 upto 1080p
  • Discreet sliding panel with quality options controlled by a touch of your finger.
  • Import supported media (Audio/Video) to a wide range of destinations:Music Library, Video App, Podcast App, Camera Roll, Mail App.
  • Large and beautiful retina icons fully adaptable to iPhone and iPad display.
  • Freely modify your media's metadata with support to search for a specific album artwork.
  • Imported media is synced back to your computer's iTunes Library.
  • Enable or disable YouTube downloader independently of the download manager.
  • Supports both portrait and landscape device orientations.
Apart from the above mentioned features, it also includes the features of original download manager:
  • A larger and fully customization list of supported file types.
  • Control the number of concurrent downloads in the queue.
  • Badge notification to denote number of downloads in progress.
  • Save downloads anywhere within the mobile directory (/var/mobile)
  • Receive notifications about completed downloads while chrome is running in the background.
  • Works in chrome's incognito mode as well.
Let's have a look at some screenshots:





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App Updates - Yahoo Mail And Tango For iOS Updated With Minor Features

Yahoo Mail And Tango For iOS Updated With Bug Fixes And Minor Updates

Seems like a lot of applications for iOS are receiving updates this week, either for bug fixes or for additional features to the existing app. Earlier we discussed about Whatsapp's new plans in releasing the most popular chatting app for iPhones without any price tag - absolutely free! Users can now download and install Whatsapp on their iPhones for free. The service is now available for all iPhone users for an year and after that, users will have to buy a subscription for another year for 0.99$. 

Yahoo mail for iphone 4 sToday, Yahoo Mail! and Tango has received minor updates and bug fixes. Nothing big but few improvements in the UI and additional features. For instance, Yahoo Mail client for iPhone has brought back the functionality of signing out which was pulled from the recent update for no good reason. Users can now sign out from their account by simply tapping on the name in the side bar to trigger this option. Other update includes bug fixes for unexpected crashes and reported errors.
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tango for iphone 4s freeTango, the popular voice and text communication app has also received new features. You can now find other Tango members nearby. Sharing options have been improved and you can now share and send photos during a call without having to disconnect! That's something interesting when you don't want to hang up and share pictures without interrupting the call. You can also create a profile and start sharing posts and photos, reminds me of Facebook. So, basically three additional features for Tango :
  1. Find nearby tango members
  2. Share and send photos during the call
  3. Create a profile to share your status and post photos!
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Whatsapp Pushes An Update To Fix Crashing Bug On Startup

Whatsapp For iPhone Updated To Fix Crashing Bug On Startup - More To Come
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Whatsapp has recently announced the most popular social networking app for iOS as free but with a catch. The app will initially be free for users for a complete one year and after that a nominal fee of 0.99$ will be charged for continued service. You can download whatsapp free from AppStore using your Apple ID and password.

However, the recent update in Whatsapp that added functionality of sending multiple pictures together had a big crashing bug. Many iPhones users that have downloaded whatsapp messenger on their iPhones or who have updated to the new version have experienced severe crashing of app. The app after launching keeps crashing with a blank screen. 

With constant bad reviews of the recent update, Whatsapp has released an update to fix this issue. If you have experienced the same crashing issue, you can update your app from the AppStore.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

CopyLess For Mac - Enlarge The Clipboard Of Your Mac

CopyLess For Mac - Enlarge The Clipboard Of Your Mac




Which shortcuts do you use most frequently? The answer is clear – Ctrl+V and Ctrl+C. If we take away these two shortcuts the efficiency and speed of any person who works with computers will decrease significantly.

We use OS X clipboard pretty often and a lot of information passes through it. The best way would be store at least a big part of this information in a stack. But the problem is that a regular clipboard can store only the latest piece of information. If you want to save to clipboard another piece of information, the previous one will be deleted.But modern developers have solved this problem. There several apps that help you to enlarge your clipboard. Among them is CopyLess, the one I’d like to tell you about.

The first thing you notice about this app is that its icon looks pretty much the same as that of Adobe. In general, design is not the most attractive part of this application. But at the same time it’s not the most important one either. Let’s talk about the functional of the app.

CopyLess always works in a background mode and saves everything that goes to the clipboard. The maximum size of a stack is 100 notes. In order to launch the start window you may use Shift+Cmd+V shortcut. The app remembers the position it appeared last time and will appear in the same place on the screen. Alongside with each note there’s time and the icon of a program in which you pressed Ctrl+C. The most used information can be saved to Favorites and you may set shortcuts for these pieces. So this may become an alternative to regular copypasting of some useful information

Other important functions of the app include app search, insert without formatting, the move of the object into the beginning of the stack after each inserting, apps filter, multilanguage support. Also, you may find a Lite version of the CopyLess in the App Store. The only difference of this version from the full one is that it saves 10 notes instead of 100 in the main area and only 3 notes in the Favorites.
So if we take into consideration the functional of the app, then I can say that this is the best copypaste app so far. But still the developers might have paid a bit more attention to the design of the app.

Author's Bio: Eugene Rudenko is a tech writer for IT company Intellectsoft (To visit company's website click here). The company specializes in Android, iOS, Blackberry and WP development.







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Monday, December 17, 2012

iPhone Monitoring App Is A Good Investment For Business - Here Are The Reasons

iPhone Monitoring App Is A Good Investment For Business - Here Are The Reasons

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A business is meant to make money. Yes, it's great that you work on something you like or you're passionate for, but if it's not putting food on the table, it's not worth it.

Profit has basically two aspects, money you put into your business and money that the business gives you. There are several aspects of a business, but they all have to somehow reflect on the bottom line.

Investing in an iPhone monitoring application can be scary for some business owners. After all, it's a cost, and it's hard to make enough money as it is with the state of the economy. Obviously, the main question here is “Is it worth it?” While I can't speak for every business owner in America, from my own experience, the answer is yes, here's why:

1.- It gets rid of bad employees

Bad employees are bad news. They make you lose money in several ways, not only stealing. For example, if an employee wastes time on Facebook, you still have to pay for that time as if he had been working. Same thing with employees that arrive late, leave early or use the company's resources. They obviously aren't open about this, which is why you need an iPhone monitoring application to find out who they are.

2.- It helps you motivate good employees.

In the same vein, just like the application tells you who the bad employees are, it also tells you who the good employees are, allowing you to recognize and reward them. This is important, because if employees see that bad elements are punished and good ones are rewarded, they will act accordingly.

3.- It gets you ideas from your employees.

Some of the best ideas to improve the performance of a business come from its employees. They work at it everyday, so they often see the same situations and opportunities over and over. They don't always talk about it for several reasons, the main one being that they're afraid that if they speak out, they will be seen as criticizing the company. But with this application, you can get these ideas and apply them, improving your business and employees' morale.

4.- It lets you know what your employees think of you.

Probably the most useful aspect of an iPhone monitoring application is that it finally gives you the answer to the question “what do my employees really think of me and my business?” If you want to take this approach, just remember that you won't like some of the things you'll discover, and that's ok. It happens to every single boss in every single company. However, it's worth knowing it because it can tell you where the areas of opportunity are.

Author Name: Brian Coulter
About The Author:
Brian Coulter is a Latest Mobile Technology enthusiast and author of SpyBubble iPhone Spy Application. Brian also writes about exciting and informative discoveries on mobile development.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

PressReader For iOS - The Best App With The Widest Range Of Newspapers And Magazines Across The World

PressReader For iOS - The Best App With The Widest Range Of Newspapers And Magazines Across The World

iTunes Description
If you’re looking for the ultimate reading experience for your favorite newspapers and magazines, then you have to try PressReader 3.1.2. With its SmartFlow content presentation design, PressReader is without a doubt the most engaging, feature-rich and entertaining newspaper and magazine reading application you’ll ever use.
Browse and read full digital replicas of thousands of newspapers and magazines from 97 countries just like you would in print. Or journey through the attention-grabbing SmartFlow stream of articles where visual clues will not only enhance your reading experience, they will reveal new gems of content you’ll be delighted to discover.

If you are not convinced with the above description, let us give you a detailed description of the app and the reasons why you should go for it.

PressReader Is Optimized For Your Device :
Be it an iPhone 4 or iPhone 5, pressreader fits perfectly on your screen allowing you to enjoy the large screen of iPhone 5. If you are wondering that the app might stretch out while using it on an iPad, you should check the screenshots below. The app is optimized to take the full control of the iPad screen and yes it is Retina Ready. The text looks crispier and the images look brighter and sharper. It gives you a delightful reading experience (unless the news is bad :p)

Content Library :
This is the most amazing feature of PressReader. The app supports over 2,300 newspapers and magazines printed across the world in over 59 different languages. You can read local news papers in English, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Turkish, Hindi, Arabic, Spanish and many more. There has never been an app in the entire iOS store that supports such a varied content bypassing the geographical and linguistic boundaries.


Countries Listed In PressReader
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Languages Listed In PressReader 
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Reading View :
PressReader supports both landscape and portrait reading view. Nothing new, isn't it ? Well, the app not only supports rotation but also has a scroll-view bar at the bottom allowing you to smoothly move your finger to select the page that you'd like to read. The flow is very smooth giving an amazing navigation experience.

Smart View :
Smart view is yet again an incredible feature of pressreader. The app understands that you are a busy person and have barely enough time to switch through multiple apps to read newspapers and when it comes to translating an article from an unknown language, well, that's a pain.

Smart View, basically saves your time by not just reading out the entire news paper but by also translating the selected newspaper into the desired language. Isn't that cool! Imagine you are in a situation where you need to read an article that appeared in a Spanish news paper. Your first choice would be to select a Spanish newspaper then copy the article and then translate it using Google translator. That's pretty tiring and time consuming job. With PressReader, all you need to do is select that language that you want the app to translate and read out the article into and you are good to go!



English - Spanish Translation




Beautiful Shelves :
I do have a library of my own and trust me I like it more when the shelves are clean and properly aligned with books in an organized layout. PressReader does that job in a remarkable way. It categories newspapers and magazines separately and this categorization is also categorized under the date when they were issued and downloaded. That's neat! 

You can also select the layout option in two ways - Thumbnails or List and I think the thumbnail view looks better as it give a better look of the shelve.

Quick Headlines (Top Stories):
Like I mentioned earlier, pressreader understands the importance of your time and hence there is an option of reading the top stories. Now the best part is you are change these headlines. For example, imagine your wife and kids went for Christmas celebration to their granny's place but you could and hence you are worried about the storm which is getting worse. You can select the local newspaper of the city where your family has gone and keep checking the headlines for any latest news.


Sources :
You can select the news from various sources, either by browsing through the most viewed newspaper or in an alphabetical order or if you are impatient then you can select the one with the most recent timestamp. The point that I'd like to highlight about press reader here is that you have got multiple resources to get updated with the latest news. You can either casually view the most popular newspaper or view the most recent newspaper.



Auto Subscription :
While downloading a newspaper, you will notice an option that says auto subscribe, this feature will allow your app to automatically look for an update for the newspaper or the magazine that is being downloaded and then automatically download it by notifying you.


You need to be very sure if you are enabling this feature as it will automatically purchase the next update and then download it. If you want to disable the auto subscription, all you need to do is go to settings and disable auto subscription.

Pay As You Go :
PressReader has convenient pricing plans. you can either opt for a monthly subscription of $29.95 or go with the option of paying $0.99 for every download. If you spend a lot of time reading, then a monthly subscription is advisable.

Better Sharing :
There is no app that does not include sharing options and when it comes to sharing, PressReader is not running behind any app with regards to sharing. You can share your opinion on a particular news by supporting or opposing it. You can also save articles to popular after reading apps like Evernote and Instapaper. You can also share the new via twitter and Facebook.


Additionally pressreader 3.1.2 has the following features:
  • Auto-delivery of your favorite publications
  • Attention-grabbing SmartFlow stream
  • Printing full pages or articles
  • Sharing stories by email or on Facebook or Twitter
  • Saving articles to Evernote or Instapaper
  • Listening to articles using on-demand audio
  • Copying & pasting entire articles into note taking applications
  • Sharing your opinion by supporting or opposing a story
  • Adjusting font size and type
  • Automatically aligning with the beginning of an article using the option SmartZoom feature
  • Cross title search
  • Authorization of PressReader with a PressDisplay.com subscription
What's new in version 1.3.3 ?
  • Support for iPhone 5 and iOS 6
  • Right-to-left article display in text view for Arabic publications
  • Localized country and language list in store catalog
  • Improved performance on iPod Touch (4th Gen)
  • Various fixes and improvements
Download PressReader today and receive 7 issues for FREE!

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