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Monday, June 13, 2011

How to fully activate iOS 5 beta (the right way)

This guide explains how to fully activate iOS 5 beta for non-developers without crippling your iPhone or iPod Touch. Notifications work, push works, multitasking works, sync works and iMessage works. If you've already installed iOS 5 skip to instruction 4 and if you've already installed and jailbroken skip to step 5. This tutorial is unlikely to work on iPads and since the redsn0w beta is mac only you must have a mac.
1. Download the iOS 5 beta firmware (torrent or
2. On your device screen in iTunes 10.5(Download from above link) hold the shift key and click update
3. Select the beta firmware you downloaded and restore it
4. Once the update has finished use redsn0w(download) to jailbreak your device. Once its jailbroken open redsn0w again and select "just boot tethered" from the second screen

5. Once your device has finished jailbreakng and the lock screen has loaded triple tap the home button to turn on voice over
6. Tap the status bar then drag with 3 fingers from the top of the screen down to the bottom to open the notification center
7. Triple tap the home button again and click on the Yahoo logo to open the stock app then press the home button to get to the springboard
8. Open Cydia, go to the search tab, search for iFile and download it
9. In iFile navigate to the locationSystem/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist and open it in the property list editor
10. Remove the release type key and save
11. (iPhone only) Go back to Cydia, add the source "" search for "SAM" and install SAMSprefs
12. (iPhone only) Go into settings, then SAM, and setup the carrier
13. Reboot your device and boot tethered with redsn0w and setup your device.
Once you've done this you'll be able to use multitasking, iCloud, syncing and iMessage along with all the other features that required activation to work!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

WhenToTweet Tells You When Your Followers Are Active

If you’re curious when the best time to tweet your interesting finds and hot links is, WhenToTweet tells you when the people following you are active on Twitter.
Plug in your Twitter handle and WhenToTweet analyzes your 300 latest followers and their 200 previous tweets to determine when they’re active (if you feel like shelling out for a “Pro” analysis you can get up to a million followers and a 1,000 tweets per follower for $20). We tested it with the free analysis and the result was 18:45 GMT was the ideal time to share something if we wanted it to be fresh in the feeds of a maximum number of followers.
Hit up the link below to try out the service.

Hello Chrome 12, good-bye Google Gears

Google updated its stable browser channel today, pushing Chrome 12 to its widest base of users. Chrome 12 stable (download for Windows | Mac | Linux) doesn't contain any surprises from the Chrome 12 beta that was released a month ago, but it does bring more hardware acceleration support and better browsing security. It also marks the end of public support for Google Gears, the offline Web app tool.
The security improvements are the biggest change in version 12. In addition to 14 security holes getting patched, including five marked high priority, Google has expanded its "Safe Browsing" technology to include malicious file protection. It won't block all malicious file downloads, but it does do a better job of examining your downloads before they reach your hard drive. In the blog post announcing the new Chrome release, Google was careful to address privacy concerns and point out that the enhancements don't track which sites you've been downloading files from.
Another security change adds the user's ability to delete Flash cookies. This makes sense, given that Flash has come baked into Chrome for some time.

Friday, June 10, 2011

iOS 5 Jailbroken with Redsnow and Tethered Boot immediately after WWDC 2011 !!!

iPhone Dev Team’s key member, MuscleNerd, confirms iOS 5 jailbreak through his twitter account and posts some screenshots of jailbroken iPod Touch 4G running on iOS 5.
Apple announced iOS 5 at the WWDC 2011 conference in San Francisco and released iOS 5 beta 1 for developers immediately. The final and public version will be shipped in this fall.
iOS 5 brings more than 200 new features including 10 important ones like Notification Center, Newsstand, Twitter Integration, iMessaging, AirPlay, PC Free activation, camera and mail updates, tabbed browsing, reading list etc.

Here are the screenshots of jailbroken iOS 5 device:

iOS 5 jailbreak is made possible using ever-lasting Limera1n exploit and Tethered Boot utility, meaning you will have to connect your device with PC after every boot to get jailbroken state on it. The official jailbreak tools and procedures will be posted after Apple release iOS 5 for common users. If you are already registered with Apple’s developer program, you can get the beta copy for your device.

MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team's redsn0w 0.9.8b1 to jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1 tethered. However, do keep in mind that redsn0w 0.9.8b1 has only been released for Mac users at the moment, so Windows users can not jailbreak iOS 5 beta 1 tethered at this time.
Download Redsn0w 0.9.8b1 for Mac.

WWDC 2011 Highlights

OS X Lion is the next major update for Mac machines. It is coming with many features, improvements, enhancements and bug fixes. The new features which are demonstrated at WWDC 2011 include:
  • Multi-Touch Gestures
  • Apps in full screen
  • Mission Control – Unification of Expose and Spaces
  • Improved Build-in App Store – adding in-app purchases, push notifications, and there’s a built-in sandboxing mode to boost security
  • LaunchPad – make a pinch gesture and all your apps appear in big grid
  • Resume – resume all your apps where you left them
  • Auto-save – OS X Lion saves the different versions of documents automatically
  • AirDrop – share anything with your friend
  • Improved and Enhanced Email app
  • Other things: there’s a Windows Migration assistant, FileVault 2, FaceTime is built in, Lion Server add-on (apps you can purchase to run on top of Lion)

  • Newsstand: automatically downloads the new publications of newspapers and magazines which can be read offline.
  • Twitter – everywhere
  • Reminders – Keep all reminders at one place, sync across iOS apps
  • Camera updates – new home screen shortcut and photo editing.
  • Improved Mail-  Tons of new features (rich text formatting, indentation control, draggable addresses, search entire message, flag message, S/MIME, built-in dictionary for mail
  • New keyboard: grab it with your thumbs and go up and it splits.
  • PC free – no need of PC to activate your device.
  • iMessage – New messaging service for all iOS users (send, receive, delivery reports etc)(My favorite part)
  • AirPlay mirroring, letting you mirror your entire iPad right to the TV — wirelessly
iOS 5 will be shipped this fall but it is available for download for developers right now.

iCloud stores your content in the cloud and wirelessly pushes it to all your device. It automatically uploads it, stores it, and pushes it to all your devices.
iCloud brings many new services like Photo streaming, photo storing, photos sync across all idevices, music sync across all idevices and Mac, iTunes in the iCloud….