Custom Ringtones on your iPhone in 7 easy steps

We had a lengthy 23 steps guide to help you customize the ringtones on your iPhone published by folks at HacktheiPhone.com. However the problem with the guide was that achieving ringtone freedom on your iPhone was complicated as it involved a lot of scripting.

iFuntastic has come to the rescue by providing a GUI for simplifying the complicated iPhone hack procedure in 7 easy steps.

iFuntastic is nothing but a GUI for the Jailbreak application and is currently only available for MAC.

Security Firm says iPhone’s Safari flaw lets hackers take control

Security Firm says iPhone’s Safari flaw lets hackers take control

Within two weeks of part time work, researchers at Independent security Evaluators are claiming to have successfully discovered a flaw in iPhone’s Safari browser that allows them to take control of the device with the help of a set of tools developed to work with iPhone’s architecture (which also includes some tools from the #iphone-dev community). They have also  developed a proof-of-concept of the iPhone hack capable of delivering files from the user’s iPhone to a remote attacker.

Customize your iPhone’s background from boring black

Customize your iPhone’s background from boring black

We had iPhone hackers claiming to have gained full access to iPhone’s filesystem, which was for sure to open up a whole host of possibilities. We saw one of them with a long step by step guide on how to get custom ringtones on your iPhone and now we have another step by step guide from folks at ModMyiPhone on how to customize the iPhone’s background.

The step by step guide to change your ringtones was quite long with 23
steps, this one isn’t short either, it consists of 15 steps.

iPhone stress tests

iPhone stress tests

You have people conducting all sorts of tests on the iPhone to see if it breaks, you have iPhone hackers being hard at work to unlock the iPhone or figuring out a way to get custom ringtones on your iPhone. Folks at PC World have conducted tests on the iPhone of a different kind, which if you have bought an iPhone or planning to buy one, might find it interesting to watch.

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colberts gets a free iPhone

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colberts gets a free iPhone

Before the iPhone launch Stephen Colbert, the three-time Emmy Award-winning American comedian, satirist, actor, and writer, over at Comedy Central had publicly shown a lot of interest in the iPhone and it didn’t stop there he wanted one for free.

Guess what folks, his persistence has paid off as he has got the iPhone for free. Watch the video after the jump.

In case you had missed the earlier video of Stephen Colbert’s begging for a free iPhone prior to its launch, follow this link.

iPhone reviews

iPhone reviews

iPhone might be the most hyped gadget ever, but if you are like me who buys gadgets after doing a detailed analysis of its pros and cons, you are probably also not satisfied reading just a single review of the iPhone. So I thought it would be a good idea to do a roundup of iPhone reviews by choosing some of the best iPhone reviews from the experts themselves. The iPhone is still to be launched in Europe, so I am yet to get my hands on the iPhone to post my very own iPhone review, till then hear it from the experts. 

I hope this post helps you in making the decision and doesn’t end up confusing you further.

In case you think some other iPhone review deserves a mention do share it with other readers in the comments below.

Security Warning: iPhone’s click-to-call feature vulnerability under threat

Security Warning: iPhone’s click-to-call feature vulnerability under threat

One of the revolutionary features of the iPhone is its seamless integration between different applications which has been possible thanks to OS X. One of the examples of this is the click-to-call feature, where the feature gives iPhone users a simple way to dial phone numbers listed on web pages. Unfortunately, the feature is under threat from attackers who could exploit a bug in this feature to trick you into making phone calls to expensive "900" or overseas numbers without your knowledge. The security warning was issued by security researchers at SPI Labs.

Hack the iPhone – Partially unlocked iPhone will allow you to use existing AT&T SIM

Hack the iPhone – Partially unlocked iPhone will allow you to use existing AT&T SIM

The iPhone hackers at iPhone Dev Wiki are claiming to have partially unlocked the iPhone using an application called iASign. It doesn’t unlock the iPhone fully so you can use it with other companies but the breaking news is it will allow you to use any of the existing  prepaid Cingular, AT&T, and AT&T’s MVNO’s SIM cards so you don’t need to get a 2-year contract with AT&T.

Synchronica brings Microsoft Exchange support to iPhone

Synchronica brings Microsoft Exchange support to iPhone

One of key features missing from the iPhone is that it does not support the popular corporate mail system, Microsoft Exchange. This was the reason many critics started questioning if the iPhone is really the ideal smartphone for business users. Synchronica, a provider of mobile synchronization and device management solutions, has released Mobile Gateway 3.0 which supports over-the-air synchronization between Microsoft Exchange and the newly launched Apple iPhone to bring Microsoft Exchange support to the iPhone.

68 bugs and counting: Can we expect a firmware update for the iPhone soon?

68 bugs and counting: Can we expect a firmware update for the iPhone soon?

Folks at AppleHound have just published a comprehensive list of reproduceable bugs after spending around 40 hours with the iPhone. The good part of the news for those who have already bought the iPhone is that overall they found the OS X graphical interface and applications extremely solid.