23 Steps to Ringtone Freedom on your iPhone

If you are one of those who does not like the ringtones that are available on your iPhone, then there is good news for you. This week we had the news of hackers gaining full access to iPhone’s filesystem and I had mentioned that it throws up a host of possibilities.

I was right, folks at HacktheiPhone.com have used these iPhone hacks and have published a step by step guide to help you achieve iPhone ringtone freedom.

For more details available after the jump.

iPhone Field Test mode gives you a peek into AT&T’s network

Folks at WirelessInfo.com have published a number which if dialed brings up the iPhone Field Test Mode, which will give you a peek in to AT&T‘s network by providing information about the cell tower in your area, signal strength, EDGE network, and lots more.

So how do you get into the Field Test mode on your iPhone??

iPhone smoothie selling on Ebay for $455

iPhone smoothie selling on Ebay for $455

We were calling it "iPhone madness", "iPhone frenzy" when people were bidding for an iPhone even before it was launched and in some cases even paying a reasonable premium on the store price. I wonder what you have to say about the auction which is currently going on at eBay for the blended iPhone or should we say the iPhone smoothie.

Curious to find out what the hell I am talking about read on.

iPhone Application (Hack): iPhoneDrive brings disk storage to iPhone

iPhone Application (Hack): iPhoneDrive brings disk storage to iPhone

Only yesterday, we had iPhone Hackers claiming to have gained full access to iPhone’s filesystem though they are yet to release a tool to make it easier for the general iPhone users. So if you can’t wait for the tool, you can buy iPhoneDrive which will help you transfer your data off the iPhone with ease and also copy music, pictures and other files on it.

iPhone Application: SoonR Talk brings VOIP to your iPhone

iPhone Application: SoonR Talk brings VOIP to your iPhone

Apple and Cisco had announced that they would share the name "iPhone," Apple using it for its new smartphone, and Cisco using the name for their Linksys-branded VOIP phone for home networks thus resolving the "iPhone" trademark dispute. Apple might not be able to restrict use of iPhone for VOIP calls as Soonr Talk is offerring a solution for those interested in making VOIP calls from their iPhone. I wonder how Cisco will be react to this development.

If you were one of those looking out for iPhone application to further
enhance your iPhone experience, and Skype was on your wishlist then
there is some good news for you.

iPhone hackers claim to have gained full ownership of the iPhone filesystem

iPhone hackers claim to have gained full ownership of the iPhone filesystem

I had carried out an article about iPhone hackers claiming to have developed an iPhone hack called "iPhoneInterface" which will help you manipulate the iPhone’s state, launch services and also having the capability of interacting with the iPhone.

The same folks have made more progress in their goal to get access to the iPhone’s filesystem and are now claiming they have gained full ownership of the iPhone filesystem.

This definitely opens a whole host of options of customizing Apple’s iPhone.

AT&T’s iPhone survey hints: iChat application for the iPhone coming soon

We were talking about iPhone’s lack of messaging capability being unlocked by Cerulean Studio’s Trillian Astra earlier today, however based on information revealed by folks at Engadget, Apple might be launching its own messaging application iChat fairly soon.

More details on iChat application for iPhone after the jump.

iPhone Application: Trillian Astra to unlock messaging capabilities of the iPhone

iPhone Application: Trillian Astra to unlock messaging capabilities of the iPhone

One of common negatives highlighted in iPhone reviews is the lack of messaging capabilities in the iPhone. All is not lost though as Cerulean Studios is developing Trillian Astra specifically for the iPhone.

So if you are interested in adding instant messaging to your iPhone experience enroll for beta testing of the application.

iPhone camera a problem at your work place? iResQ has a hack for you

Many companies take a dim view of camera phones as they see them as a security threat. While some monitor the entry of these phones into their campuses, others have banned employees from carrying these gadgets within the office. So for all those who work in such work places, iPhone’s 2.0 megapixel camera feature might be a turn off.

Read more details about iResQ who as per MacNN seems to have a found an iPhone hack as a workaround to this problem.

iPhone calling Asia: Thinking grey market? Wait for Apple’s official iPhone launch

If the news that the iPhone launch in Asia will only be in 2008 was not bad enough for the millions of Apple fans, here is a word of warning for all those in Asia planning to beat Apple to the race by looking to import an Apple iPhone and use it by getting it unlocked in the grey market.