iPhone SDK Event on March 6

iPhone SDK Event on March 6

Apple seems to be making the headlines this week, it was only yesterday that that Apple had released iPhone Firmware update 1.1.4 and today we have News.com reporting that the Apple is planning the much awaited iPhone SDK event on March 6.

Apple is apparently distributing invitation cards since today morning for "an iPhone software road map" event.

This means we should be finally getting details for Third-Party Applications to be officially released for the iPhone.

iPhone Firmware 1.1.4 for Bug Fixes Released – Simpler method to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 also works with Firmware 1.1.4

iPhone Firmware 1.1.4 for Bug Fixes Released – Simpler method to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 also works with Firmware 1.1.4

iPhone Firmware update 1.1.4 is out, the sixth firmware update since iPhone’s launch. Based on initial reports the firmware doesn’t seem to unlock any new features and is more for "bug fixes", however the good news so far has been that you can still Jailbreak iPhone running firmware 1.1.4 using Zibri’s method.

Read about the impact the latest iPhone firmware will have on unlocking, jailbreaking as well as on your favorite third-party iPhone applications after the jump.

FindMe + Twitter = iPhone LoJack – Use the App to Track down your iPhone

FindMe + Twitter = iPhone LoJack – Use the App to Track down your iPhone

The iPhone hacking legend has done it again, she has released a native iPhone Application called iPhone LoJack to help you track down your iPhone in case of a theft or loss.

iPhone LoJack internally uses Twitter to send periodic updates telling you exactly where your iPhone is in terms of the location of its nearest cellphone tower.

Native iPhone Application: AppFlow – New Application Launcher with Cover Flow Interface

Native iPhone Application: AppFlow – New Application Launcher with Cover Flow Interface

One of the coolest features of the iPhone has to be Cover Flow, which displays your music collection in an easy-to-navigate interface mimicking the way you flip through CDs or DVDs. Apple was spot-on when they said "If a picture says a thousand words, think of what all the album art in your collection might say."

Erica Sadun, now an iPhone hacking Legend has taken inspiration from this and created a new Application Launcher with cover flow interface to navigate through your iPhone Applications. The latest native iPhone Application is aptly named AppFlow.

iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 & iTunes 7.6: Adding Custom Ringtones for Free

iPhone Hacks reader CerealKiller sent me a tip to remind me that the simple hack to add custom ringtones for free still works with iPhone firmware 1.1.3 and iTunes 7.6.

Adding custom ringtones has probably been one of the most popular ways to personalize the iPhone so I am sure you will find this iPhone hack very useful.

CerealKiller has also made an instructional video which provides a step-by-step guide on how to add custom ringtones to your iPhone running firmware 1.1.3 using iTunes 7.6.

Touchpad App – Access your Computer using your iPhone as a Wireless Remote Trackpad

Touchpad App – Access your Computer using your iPhone as a Wireless Remote Trackpad

It has been quite an amazing journey since the launch of the iPhone thanks to the iPhone hacking community who have developed some awesome iPhone applications like PocketGuitar and iAno developed for the iPhone. The exciting thing is that iPhone developers seem to coming up new ideas for great new native iPhone applications.

For example the latest iPhone Application, Touchpad App for the iPhone developed by Jahanzeb Sherwani will definitely blow you away. The Touchpad app turns your iPhone into a wireless, remote trackpad, which gives you direct access to your computer as if you were using a mouse or touch device for input.

iPhone App: Ecamm adds the ability to Add, Edit and Delete Notes directly on your iPhone with MegaPhone

iPhone App: Ecamm adds the ability to Add, Edit and Delete Notes directly on your iPhone with MegaPhone

Ecamm Network, have renamed their popular iPhone Application which brought Disk mode to the iPhone and iPod Touch from iPhoneDrive to MegaPhone.

MegaPhone is essentially a new version of iPhoneDrive which adds the ability to add, edit and delete notes directly on your iPhone in addition to enabling you to use your iPhone’s or iPod Touch’s unused storage space
as a disk drive to say backup data or transfer between Macs.

iPhone Hack brings Speed dial to the iPhone

iPhone Hack brings Speed dial to the iPhone

I seemed to have missed a clever little hack from iPhone hacking genius Nate True which helps you put speed dial numbers on the iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 home screen.

The hack makes use of the feature where you can now add web clips/bookmarks to your iPhone’s home screen that was introduced in iPhone firmware 1.1.3.

iPhone Web App: Save Web Pages with iWebSaver for Off-Line Viewing on your iPhone

Folks at iWebsaver has figured out an ingenious way to save web pages to your iPhone or iPod Touch for off-line viewing. They have been able to achieve this by converting the entire page to a data URL.

This makes iWebSaver an ideal iPhone web application to have if you want to do some off-line reading on your iPhone or iPod touch.

Native iPhone App – iAno turns iPhone into a Touchscreen Piano

Native iPhone App – iAno turns iPhone into a Touchscreen Piano

We have already seen the wonders of iPhone’s multi-touch user interface with native iPhone Applications like PocketGuitar which turns your iPhone or iPod Touch into a touchscreen guitar.

If that wasn’t impressive enough then you got to check out iAno – the newly released native iPhone application that turns your iPhone into a touchscreen piano.