Not enough pixels in your iPhone? LG has you covered.
Okay, the headline may be a little exaggerated, but LG has finally given the iPhone’s Retina display a real competitor. Its new, 5-inch smartphone panel boasts a 1920 x 1080 resolution with a staggering 440 pixels per inch and promises to provide incredibly crisp images with full, high-definition video. In comparison, the iPhone’s 3.5-inch Retina display boasts just 326 pixels per [Read More...]
While many people have updated to iOS 5.1.1 due to the recently updated Absinthe jailbreak tool, not everyone has taken kindly to the new Camera Grabber functionality of iOS 5.1 and iOS 5.1.1. A new free jailbreak tweak dubbed NoCameraGrabber by iOS developer Hiraku is now available in Cydia and will disable the Camera Grabber from the lock screen. However, it does seem to have adverse side effects as made obvious by the screenshots above… Functionally, the tweak correctly [Read More...]
RocketDocs brings Google Docs to your desktop and makes editing more Mac-like
One of the hallmarks of Google Docs (and now Google Drive) is that you can use it anywhere. Within reason, any device with a modern web browser can deliver some level of viewing, editing, and collaboration. On iOS devices, however, native Office-style apps like Quickoffice tend to deliver a somewhat better user experience and are capable of opening, editing, [Read More...]
From left to right: @p0sixninja, @pod2g and @planetbeing of the Chronic Dev Team
On Friday, May 25th hackers from the Chronic Dev Team released Absinthe 2.0, a tool that jailbreaks iOS 5.1.1 on nearly all iOS devices, including the third-gen iPad. The untethered jailbreak can be performed on an iOS device after downloading the free Absinthe app on any Mac, Windows or Linux computer. Once again proving that [Read More...]
How well organized is your Documents folder? How about your Dropbox folder? Could you find that proposal you were working on? How about those images for the website you started for a client that was put on hold and it now a hot priority? Right, exactly. Sure we have Spotlight (Or better Alfred) and we all try to keep things organized, but sometimes “life” gets in the way of keeping things [Read More...]
iOS has a great photo viewer application, however it misses a very simple and practical feature – the ability to see when photographs were taken. A new jailbreak tweak dubbed Dater by iOS developer IanP will allow you to see the date and time when a photograph was taken right under the photographs as you scroll through them all from your Camera Roll as shown by the screenshot above. The tweak is not a necessity, however it can [Read More...]
Facebook’s IPO NASDAQ debacle isn’t stopping the company from using their new-found cash horde to collect a gaggle of former Apple engineers. Facebook has hired “more than half a dozen former Apple software and hardware engineers who worked on the iPhone,” and one engineer who worked on the iPad according to The New York Times in a report Sunday. As usual the NYT cited current Facebook employees who spoke off the record. The current attempt to [Read More...]
Full signal a rare sight on your iPhone? Try SignalRefresh.
Struggling to get a decent signal on your iPhone? If you’ve jailbroken your handset with the latest Absinthe 2.0 release, then you may be in luck. SignalRefresh is a new, $ 0.99 iPhone tweak that promises to boost your signal strength to give you “the strongest possible voice/data signal at your current location.” As you move around with your [Read More...]
Say goodbye to brakes and gears and look forward to a motorbike racing experience like no other in what promises to be the “most exhilarating racing game on mobile devices.” Available today for Android and iOS, FIM Speedway GP 2012 from Vivid Games and BSI Speedway is the only official speedway game for smartphones, and it’s only $ 1.99. FIM Speedway GP 2012 challenges players bike skills to the limit, as they suit up to compete in the dynamic and compelling world of Speedway, [Read More...]