“This is a day, I’ve been looking forward to for two and a half years. Every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything.”
CNET UK has created a superb animated history of the iPhone, which they’ve dedicated to Steve Jobs, who sadly passed away two weeks back.
The iPhone might be at the cutting edge of technology but it took a long time and many innovations to get there, take a trip through history and explore the people and technology that contributed to the iPhone becoming what it is today.
Apple’s iPhone 4 will soon become the most popular camera on Flickr and currently the only cameraphone in the Top 5.
According to the graphs on Flickr’s Camera Finder, iPhone 4 which is currently #2 is nudging closer to Nikon’s D90 to become the most popular camera on the popular image sharing site.
iPhone Dev Team had released PwnageTool 4.2 few weeks back, which allows users who want tojailbreak and also unlock their iPhone to update their iPhone with a pre-jailbroken iOS 4.2.1 while preserving the baseband from getting upgraded so that it can be unlocked using Ultrasn0w.
MuscleNerd, member of the iPhone Dev Team has revealed that baseband – 04.10.01 that comes bundled with iOS 4.3 for iPhone 4 is vulnerable, which indicates that it can be unlocked if Apple does not update it in the final version.
MuscleNerd revealed this news via the following tweet:
Current i4 unlock goal includes til 04.10.01 (4.3b3). Very weird situation…vuln cmds are there, trying to invoke them!
iPhone Dev Team Working On A Solution To Downgrade Baseband 06.15.00 To 05.15.05 For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G
Some users have reported significant loss of GPS signal after upgrading to baseband 06.15.00 using Redsn0w or PwnageTool to unlock their iPhone.
MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has just confirmed that they are working on a solution that will allow users to downgrade their iPhone’s baseband back to 05.15.04.
If you thought you missed out on all the discounts post the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, well, you’re in for some luck. Folks over at Radio Shack has announced a week long sale that started on Saturday and will last till December 11.
The highlight of the sale are the prices at which they are offering the iPhone. Apart from offering a discount of $50 off all iPhones, they are also offering iPhone 4 for $25 with iPhone 3GS trade-in.
Apple had patched the exploit that allowed users to unlock their iPhone in iOS 4.1 released on September 8 so it has been a long wait for users who wanted to software unlock their iPhone to use it with any carrier.
Find My iPhone – the MobileMe service that lets users track their lost iPhone is now offered free with the latest iOS 4.2.1 update. This feature is available by default on the latest iOS models like iPhone 4, iPad or iPod Touch (4th generation).
However, if you are a user with an older model, it is possible to set up the location tracking feature on your iDevice provided you also have access to one of the newer models.