Did you know that iTunes offers short audio samples or previews of its entire library as free downloads? I am talking about those 30 second clips of every song on iTunes that you can listen to before you buy. That makes these iTunes previews perfect ringtones as a ringtone is usually nothing but a tiny snippet of a song and not the entire song.
The good news for iPhone users is that an iPhone hack can help you download these audio previews from iTunes and install them onto your iPhone as custom ringtones.
iPhone’s stunning 3.5-inch widescreen display is the ultimate way to watch TV shows and movies on the go so it was unfortunate to see that Apple does not support DVDs or flash videos on to the iPhone via iTunes.
However, in the hackers world, "does not support" doesn’t mean "it’s not possible".
The software required is freeware or shareware, and their guide includes the following sections:
Part 1: How to convert DVD movie to iPhone (Windows)
Part 2: How to convert AVI, WMV, MPEG, RM, RMVB, ASF, MOV, DivX, XviD, MPG to iPhone MP4 or H264 format (Windows)
Part 3: How to convert DVD movie to iPhone on Mac OS.
Part 4: How to convert video to iPhone on Mac OS.
Part 5: How to add movie and video to iPhone.
Part 6: How to convert flash, swf to iPhone.
Follow this link for a step by step tutorial until the pre-formatted content increases. Enjoy the Hollywood movies on the stunning 3.5 inch widescreen display with stereo sound on your iPhone!
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If you want to activate your iPhone so that you can use it without having to set up an account with AT&T but were put off by the need to use command line then there is some good news for you. A GUI based iPhone activation program; iActivator has been released.
Ever been in a situation where you had wished that your mobile phone could double up as a modem so that you can surf the internet in a place where Wi-Fi or internet connectivity is not available, then you will love this iPhone hack. Folks at Cre.ations.net have figured out how to tether your iPhone to get internet access with AT&T’s EDGE network from your laptop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.