1.1.3 Jailbreak Release

Posted on February 2, 2008. Filed under: iPhone | Tags: , , |

So this itweak has been out for a while, but here goes. I can only predict that other hacks in the future will be made even faster. As more Apple applications are now open sourced to programmers. And also the iPhone secret application key has said to be leaked, which could mean that programmers will be able to work directly through iTunes in the future. That would be unheard of as far as programming standards. Since Apple has guarded that piece of software like the Pentagon on 9-11. Anyways here goes!

Sources: Cre.ations.net, Lifehacker, and Gear Live’s Bleeding Edge.

NOTE: Once again I must say that attempting to tamper with your iPhone could most definitely leave your iPhone beat, bruised and battered. But if you are okay with that then please proceed. If you are not okay with that then leave your poor little iPhone friend alone.

First…
Since this is a jailbreak you need to have a 1.1.1 or 1.1.2 jailbroken phone already. If you don’t have one already then read this post here. How to install 3rd party software to your iPhone

Once you have successfully downgraded your iPhone and then loaded the correct app loaders. Move on to the next step.

Jailbreaking 1.1.3

– Start with 1.1.1 or 1.1.2 jailbroken iphone with the installer.app installed. You need at least 300MB of memory of Free Space
– Plug in your iPhone to you computer via USB cable.
– Download, extract, and run the iBrickr Special 1.1.3 jailbreak edition
– The iBrickr wizard will then tell you have on your iPhone and make sure that you can run this update.
– iBrickr will then show you thru the modifying of the 1.1.3 firmware. READ EVERYTHING CAREFULLY
– THEN iBrickr will upload a firmware image to your iPhone. This is just a file on your phone so it does not actually modify your iPhone at all.
– It should take ABOUT 10 MINUTES. It will tell you to go to the installer and install the 1.1.3 soft upgrade package.

– The upgrade will stall about half way through. This is normal. Do not touch the phone and just let it do its thing. The installer should take another 10-15 minutes.

When your phone is done it should reboot and be active.

Source: Cre.ations.net

Go to Gear Live’s Bleeding Edge for a video demo. Coming real soon!

I also found some F.A.Q here.

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iTweak Leopard: Top 10 Leopard Hacks

Posted on January 15, 2008. Filed under: imac, Mac OS | Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Top 10 New Hacks

As some of you may know, the new OS Mac Leopard has lots of great new features that are helpful in many wonderful ways. But lets face it, some of us just like things the way they are. Mac OS’s come every couple of years and while the brilliant and diligently working programmers at Apple are creating the “Next Great Operating System” we normal non programmers are Finally getting used to our old Operating System.

So how do you stay up to date with the new awesome Mac Operating Systems while holding on to the old school. Thats easy…. Use some of these Top 10 Leopard Hacks!

Go ahead and upgrade to the new Mac OS 10.5, you can still have some of the things that you loved about Tiger OS.

Top 10 Leopard Hacks

Via LifeHacker and Other sites

  1. Make the menubar opaqueLots of Leopard users say the menu bars new transparency makes menu items difficult to read. To turn the menu bar opaque again (like it was in Tiger), download and run the free OpaqueMenuBar
  2. Kill The Dock ReflectionIf the new reflective dock is too distracting to you. Then turn it off using these terminal commands. (more…)
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iPhone 1.1.3 Real or Hoax?

Posted on December 31, 2007. Filed under: iPhone, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , |

Well the iPhone 1.1.3 firmware has been released recently and shows some real admirable tricks that are hard to believe. Some forums have said that the images that are circulating are photoshop and manufactured.

In the new firmware release the user interface claims to have a movable dock and bookmarks that can be saved on your home screen. Other features have enhanced the google map application for more comprehensive searches using cellular tower triangulations.

The question is … Is it True?

See for your self in this Bleeding Edge Walkthrough!

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