Faulty charger to blame for recent iPhone death

Faulty charger to blame for recent iPhone death

Earlier this week, there was a story floating around the internets saying a woman was killed by her iPhone 5 after being electrocuted. Later it was discovered she actually owned an iPhone 4. Let’s ignore the fact that most media outlets can’t think for themselves and realize that an iPhone battery can’t electrocute you no matter how hard a person tries. Today it’s been discovered that the real cause of death for this 23 year old woman was a fake iPhone charger.

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Mid-Day News Round Up: Kindle for iOS Updated, Apple Owns ‘Retina’, and Cut The Rope Dishes Out Pudding

Mid-Day News Round Up: Kindle for iOS Updated, Apple Owns ‘Retina’, and Cut The Rope Dishes Out Pudding

While we were focused on the new Gmail for iOS, there was other news going on too. Amazon updated Kindle for iOS with “X-Ray” for books, Apple has to reveal what patents are covered under the deal with HTC, and Facebook has removed the account requirement for Messenger on Android (could iOS be next?).

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Basic iPhone Troubleshooting: Apple Recommends Hard Reset-Reboot Before Making Genius Bar Appointments

Basic iPhone Troubleshooting: Apple Recommends Hard Reset-Reboot Before Making Genius Bar Appointments

If you’re iPhone (or other iOS device) is having issues, and you want to book a Genius Bar appointment at your local store, Apple might ask you to take one little step first: Do a hard reset/reboot of your phone. And you know what, that’s a great idea.

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Next iPhone To Feature MagSafe-Like Dock Connector?

Next iPhone To Feature MagSafe-Like Dock Connector?

Couple of days back iMore reported that the entire new lineup of iOS devices such as the next generation iPhone, iPad mini, next generation iPod touch that will be unveiled at a special media event on September 12th and even the iPad 3 that was launched back in March will come with the new connector.

Other than the conflicting reports about the number of pins included in the new dock connector, we haven’t heard any other details.

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Apple Releases iOS 4.1 Beta 3; Game Centre No Longer Supported On iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G

Apple Releases iOS 4.1 Beta 3; Game Centre No Longer Supported On iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G

Apple has released the third beta version of iOS 4.1 (build 8B5097d) and iOS SDK 4.1 for developers of its iPhone Developer Program.

Based on the release notes, it looks like Apple has fixed some bugs. iOS 4.1 Beta 3 is available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 3rd and 2nd generation.

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iPhone Dev Team Will Be Releasing Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 To Unlock iPhone 4 Very Soon

iPhone Dev Team Will Be Releasing Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 To Unlock iPhone 4 Very Soon

Ever since Comex released JailbreakMe 2.0, the world’s first solution to jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 4 users have been eagerly waiting for iPhone Dev Team to release Ultrasn0w to unlock iPhone 4.

We have some good news. MuscleNerd and Planetbeing from the iPhone Dev Team announced yesterday that they will be releasing Ultrasn0w to unlock iPhone 4 in 48 hours after they have conducted a private beta.

Update:

iPhone Dev Team Release Ultrasn0w 1.0-1 To Unlock iPhone 4

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Breaking News: iPhone 4 Unlocked; Updated With Video Of World’s First Soft-Unlocked iPhone 4

Breaking News: iPhone 4 Unlocked; Updated With Video Of World’s First Soft-Unlocked iPhone 4

We had reported few days back that the iPhone Dev Team were making good progress in unlocking iPhone 4.

Guess what! After weeks of hard work they have unlocked iPhone 4.

Planetbeing, the iPhone hacking expert who had ported Android to Apple’s iPhone has just announced that he has managed to successfully unlock iPhone 4.

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Geohot Won’t Be Releasing Tools To Jailbreak And Unlock iPhone [Update]

Geohot Won’t Be Releasing Tools To Jailbreak And Unlock iPhone [Update]

George Hotz (aka Geohot), the iPhone hacking expert who had released popular jailbreaking and unlocking tools like blackra1n, blacksn0w had broken his silence few days back to announce that he had jailbroken iPhone 4.

However, he had also mentioned that he didn’t plan to release tools to jailbreak it, which resulted in angry reactions from iPhone users.

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iChatr – Random Video Chat: iPhone App Brings Chatroulette to iPhone 4

iChatr – Random Video Chat: iPhone App Brings Chatroulette to iPhone 4

I’m sure most of you’ve heard of or probably tried Chatroulette, a website that pairs random strangers from around the world together for webcam-based conversations. 

iChatr, an iPhone app for iPhone 4 has just been released that brings Chatroulette to the iPhone. It enables iPhone 4 users to video chat with other random iPhone 4 users from around the world.

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Dev Team Making Good Progress In Unlocking iPhone 4

Dev Team Making Good Progress In Unlocking iPhone 4

Yesterday we got the good news that Comex will be releasing a Spirit like tool that will make it very easy to jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS (old/new bootroom), iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G, iPod Touch 3G on iOS 4.

We’ve some more good news for new iPhone 4 users. MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev team has just confirmed that they’re making good progress in unlocking iPhone 4 baseband.

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