iPhone’s “Home” Button Tricks for Easier access to iPod controls and Favorites

iPhone’s “Home” Button Tricks for Easier access to iPod controls and Favorites

You might already know the the "Home" button related iPhone tricks as they have been there since iPhone firmware 1.1.1 update which was released last September, and it might be reinventing the wheel as iPhone Hacks reader, renierp puts it.

But, if you don’t know then you might want to check them out as you will find them very useful.

NullRiver’s iPhone App is Available in App Store again and It’s Gone Again [Updated]

NullRiver’s iPhone App is Available in App Store again and It’s Gone Again [Updated]

I had just posted that NullRiver’s iPhone App – NetShare briefly brought 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone only to be pulled down from the App Store after being available for 20 minutes.

NetShare basically turns your iPhone into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot,
thus enabling your laptop or any Wi-Fi enabled device to surf the
internet using your iPhone’s data connection.

iPhone Hacks readers, Moy and Mike, tipped us in the comments that NetShare has reappeared in App Store (thanks guys). Mac Rumors confirms this breaking news here.

More details including the download link available after the jump.

NullRiver’s iPhone App – NetShare briefly brought 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone

NullRiver’s iPhone App – NetShare briefly brought 3G/EDGE Tethering for iPhone

One of the features missing from the first generation iPhone and the new iPhone 3G is the ability to tether the iPhone to feed a data connection to your computer to surf the internet. It would have been a treat if it was possible on iPhone 3G.

That was all about to change when Nullriver’s Netshare application hit the AppStore, only to be pulled down after being available for 20 minutes.

iPhone App – MagicPad’s Copy & Paste Feature

We have been waiting for Apple to introduce the Copy and Paste feature in iPhone which has surprisingly been missing since the launch of the first generation iPhone.

We are missing it so much that we still get excited (even after many false hopes) when we hear some news or rumors which hint that Copy and Paste feature could be coming to the iPhone in the next firmware release.

MagicPad is text editor app for the iPhone and is yet to be released. But what’s interesting is, MagicPad’s developers have implemented their own Copy and Paste feature which looks quite good.

Apple Seeds Developers with 2nd Beta of iPhone firmware 2.1

Apple has just seeded developers of iPhone’s Developer program with a second beta version of iPhone SDK 2.1. As seen in the release notes below, it appears that the new version fixes several bugs in iPhone firmware.

"This is the second beta of the iPhone SDK targeting iPhone OS 2.1,
including bug fixes to iPhone OS as well as an early implementation of
the Apple Push Notification Service API. This API is not yet integrated
with a live push server."

Apple had released the first beta version of iPhone firmware 2.1 only last week which hinted of the
much-awaited Copy & Paste and Turn-by-Turn GPS feature.

Apple Releases iTunes 7.7.1 Update to Improve Stability and Performance

Apple Releases iTunes 7.7.1 Update to Improve Stability and Performance

Apple has just released the latest version of iTunes (7.7.1) which is available through Apple’s Software update.

Use iTunes 7.7 to sync music, video, and more with iPhone 3G, and
download applications from the iTunes Store exclusively designed for
iPhone and iPod touch with software version 2.0 or later. Also use the
new Remote application for iPhone or iPod touch to control iTunes
playback from anywhere in your home — a free download from the App
Store.

iTunes 7.7.1 includes fixes to improve stability and performance.

You can download iTunes 7.7.1 by opening iTunes (using Help Menu > Check for Updates) or launching Software Update.

Let us know if the latest iTunes update has resolved any issue that you might be facing.

iPhone 3G’s Developing Cracks?

iPhone 3G’s Developing Cracks?

There have been some reports along with photos saying that cracks are developing on white iPhone 3G’s.

If you see the photos after the jump, the damage seems to be mostly hairline cracks.

NES App v2.3.0: Nintendo Emulator for iPhone now includes Accelerometer support

NES App v2.3.0: Nintendo Emulator for iPhone now includes Accelerometer support

ZdZiarski has just released an updated version (v2.3.0) of the popular NES app: Nintendo Emulator for iPhone with accelerometer support.

NES app was one of the first native applications developed for the jailbroken iPhone.
It emulates the hardware in a Nintendo Entertainment System, allowing
you to play games such as Mario Bros., Bomberman on your iPhone.

iPhone App Store Apps Hacked – Is it Good News?

A group of hackers claim to have hacked Apple’s DRM on Sega’s Super Money Ball for the iPhone and many more iPhone games.

I must admit I never saw this coming as Apple’s FairPlay DRM has been used for so many years to protect content sold on iTunes stores.

Shazam – Song Recognition App for the iPhone [iPhone Apps Review]

Shazam – Song Recognition App for the iPhone [iPhone Apps Review]

If you loved Erica Sadun’s unofficial native iPhone app "Listen" then you are going to love the iPhone App, Shazam, available via iTunes App Store.

Shazam is a song recognition application for the iPhone.

You can checkout the details of the iPhone app after the jump.