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ReBirth Synthesizer for iPad

ReBirth for iPad is a $15 multitouch synthesizer that emulates the Roland TB-303 Bass synth and the Roland TR-808 and 909 drum machines. You can create music on it and output the songs as MP3s. Combine these with FX units, fully featured pattern sequencers and a gorgeous-looking interface and you're ready to make killer tracks on your iPad. [...]

iPhone vs. Android vs. BlackBerry

iPhone vs. Android vs. BlackBerry

Secret Button Sequence Bypasses iPhone Security

A security flaw in the iPhone allows strangers to bypass the handset’s lock screen with a few button presses. In the video below, a Brazilian iPhone customer demonstrates the quick method to circumvent an iPhone’s passcode-protected lock screen: tap the “Emergency Call” button, then enter three pound signs, hit the green Call button [...]

Hacker finds iOS 4.1 bootrom vulnerability that can jailbreak all current hardware

Hacker finds iOS 4.1 bootrom vulnerability that can jailbreak all current hardware

Yesterday’s release of iOS 4.1 was good news for iPhone gamers and iPhone 3G owners who had performance issues post-4.0, but bad news for jailbreakers, with the Dev Team themselves warning users not to upgrade to 4.1 as there was no known way to reverse the baseband post-update. As usual, though, what’s true in the cat-and-mouse [...]

Jailbreak your iPhone 4

Jailbreak your iPhone 4

The iPhone Dev Team released a jailbreak for iPhone4 over the weekend, authored by Comex. For a taste of free-ishdom, go to the site with your iPhone and let it do its work. A jailbreak is simply the ability to run apps and use themes and tweaks not approved by Apple. Jailbreaking doesn't slow down your device or use any extra battery, and is [...]

End Call button for the iPhone 4

End Call button for the iPhone 4

Aaron Draczynski made an "End Call" button for the iPhone 4.

How a 15-year-old kid tricked Apple with a disguised iPhone tethering app

How a 15-year-old kid tricked Apple with a disguised iPhone tethering app

Fifteen-year-old Nick Lee tricked Apple with a very simple iPhone application: Handy Light. On the surface it looked like any other $0.99 flashlight application. But, secretly, it was a lot more useful. On the surface, Handy Light just allowed you to make your iPhone's screen go blank with a color of your choice. You opened it, clicked a [...]

RIM CEOs: Apple’s attempt to draw RIM into self-made debacle is unacceptable

RIM CEOs: Apple’s attempt to draw RIM into self-made debacle is unacceptable

Yesterday, Nokia released a statement about antenna design in response to being called out by name in Apple's iPhone 4 antenna press conference. Early this morning, RIM followed suit. In a statement signed by co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, RIM gave Apple a quick and concise corporate tongue lashing... Apple's attempt to draw RIM into [...]

Apple’s letter about the iPhone4 antenna issue

Apple’s letter about the iPhone4 antenna issue

Apple PR has issued a letter responding to the slew of complaints regarding the faulty antenna and signal strength display on the new iPhone4. As Brian of Gizmodo points out, it reads a bit like an Onion article: Upon investigation, we were stunned to find that the formula we use to calculate how many bars of signal strength to display is totally [...]

Apple to offer iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network

Apple to offer iPhone on the Verizon Wireless network

Bloomberg is reporting that Verizon will begin offering the iPhone in January. That's according to their two unnamed sources "familiar with the plans," although no more details were provided. It's in line, though, with the last several months of rumblings. The timing is notably slightly different from the WSJ's previous report of a [...]

AT&T iPad hack discoverer arrested

AT&T iPad hack discoverer arrested

Last week, hacker Andrew Auernheimer uncovered a flaw at AT&T's website which may have compromised the privacy of thousands of iPad users. This week, he was arrested on drugs charges. From CNET... Andrew Auernheimer, 24, was being held in Washington County Detention Center in Fayetteville, Ark., according to Lt. Anthony Foster of the [...]

AT&T security breach exposed 114k Apple iPad users

AT&T security breach exposed 114k Apple iPad users

If you own a cellular Apple iPad, an AT&T web address has exposed your personal info to anyone wily enough to ping it, reports Ryan Tate at Gawker. Your email address, and a tracking ID unique your SIM card, were open to any who may have discovered the hole before it was closed. According to the data we were given by the web security group [...]

Steve Jobs defends conditions at Chinese factory where 10 workers have jumped off the roof

Steve Jobs defends conditions at Chinese factory where 10 workers have jumped off the roof

Wow, they had to build a net around the whole damn building. LOL. Apple boss Steve Jobs has spoken out for the first time about a string of suicides at one of the firm's Chinese factories. Since January this year 10 young workers have killed themselves by jumping from the roof of the factory building at Foxconn in southern China. Jobs [...]

Google to employees: “Mac or Linux… but no more Windows”

Google to employees: “Mac or Linux… but no more Windows”

We first heard rumors of this policy change a couple of months ago, but now it's made the papers: the Financial Times is reporting that Google is phasing out the use of Windows internally, as employees are migrated to either Linux or Mac OS X on machine turnovers or new hires. The policy change was precipitated in large part by the security breach [...]

HOWTO: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS 3.1.3 with Spirit

HOWTO: Jailbreak iPhone 3GS 3.1.3 with Spirit

Spirit jailbreak is now officially available for all iDevices. This untethered jailbreak tool supports iPhone 3.1.2 as well as iPad 3.2 operating system. Hacker has also been confirmed that Spirit jailbreak is safe for latest iTunes 9.1.1 version. Jailbreaking process is very easy provided that one must use following guide to understand important [...]

The real reason why Steve Jobs hates Flash

The real reason why Steve Jobs hates Flash

There has been some interesting news from the tech sector this week. The Apple vs. Adobe vendetta gets even nastier, with a public letter from Steve Jobs explaining why Adobe's Flash multimedia format will not ever be allowed into the garden of pure ideology that is the iPhone/iPad fork of OSX. Secondly, Hewlett-Packard are buying Palm, [...]

What if I had bought Apple stock instead?

What if I had bought Apple stock instead?

Currently, Apple's stock is at an all time high. A share today is worth over 40 times its value seven years ago. So, how much would you have today if you purchased stock instead of an Apple product?

iPad killer?

iPad killer?

Well, well... what is this? We just got our hands on what looks like an internal HP Slate presentation given to cool down some of the iPad hype amongst HP employees, and it just happens to have specs and pricing details on the elusive Windows 7 tablet... (more…)

iPhone SMS database hacked in 20 seconds

iPhone SMS database hacked in 20 seconds

It's a story tailor-made for the fear-mongering subset of news media. This week, a pair of gentlemen lured an unsuspecting virgin iPhone to a malicious website and, with no other input from the user, stole the phone's entire database of sent, received and even deleted text messages in under 20 seconds, boasting that they could easily lift personal [...]

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