• One Million Unlocked iPhones: Beautiful.

    According to a new report issued by Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi, one million iPhones of the 3.75 million sold have been unlocked to run on non-official networks. A debate over Apple’s sales figures has raged this past week after it was revealed that AT&T had only activated 2 million iPhones, and only 315,000 iPhones had been purchased in Europe, leaving a gap of… Read More

  • Exclusive: iJailBreak Mobile released: upgrade your Jailbroken iPod Touch, iPhone over the air!

    [photopress:1131.jpg,full,center] It’s Jailbreak day here on CrunchGear, as another app has just been released, and it’s the easiest to use yet, as it’s an over the air updater for previously Jailbroken iPod Touches and iPhones, and the best part is you can do it without a computer at all. If you’re iPhone or Touch isn’t jailbroken yet, this isn’t for you. Read More

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    Help-Key: Jailbreaking your 1.1.3 iPhone/Touch

    Well that was quick! A few days after 1.1.3 hit the proverbial streets it’s been cracked wide open for general consumption. To that end, we’d like to discuss a few ways to crack open your 1.1.1 or later iPhone/Touch with a few simple tools. Read More

  • iPhone SDK app key leaked?

    18 84 58 A6 D1 50 34 DF E3 86 F2 3B 61 D4 37 74 What does it all mean? In a Lost-esque move hackers have released the iPhone SDK key which means, potentially, you can “sign” your homebrew apps and have them show up on the iPhone as official applications. Doesn’t help us much right now, but who knows. Maybe it was Penny’s boat! Rumors: iPhone Application Key… Read More

  • More Jailbreaking goodness coming very, very soon?

    We’re hearing rumors around the inboxen that there will be yet another way to Jailbreak iPhones and iPod Touches released either later tonight or early tomorrow. It’s an OTA upgrade, meaning you download and install the app over Wi-Fi. We’ll let you know when we know more. Read More

  • Easy iJailbreak realeased for OS X

    Attention, iPhone and iPod Touch owners: iJailbreak for 1.1.3 is out today. It’s a fairly simple and straightforward way to upgrade to the 1.1.3 firmware while keeping your handheld open. It works on any Jailbroken iPod Touch or iPhone running 1.1.1 or 1.1.2. If you’ve upgraded to 1.1.3, you’ll need to downgrade and Jailbreak first. The installation is automated and takes… Read More

  • We're iPhone clippable

    Just a quick note: I just upgraded to a jailbroken 1.1.3 and I went over to clip CrunchGear.com and place it onto my desktop. Much to my pleasure and surprise, it turns out old man Hickey made us a fancy icon for the iPhone home screen, making genuinely happy for the first time in weeks. I may be a sad, bitter man but at least CG has an icon! Read More

  • Jailbroken iPhones, iPod Touches not working with forthcoming SDK?

    The guys over at iPhone Atlas have a pretty good point in today’s blog, namely that those of you rushing to Jailbreak your 1.1.3 iPhones and iPod Touches might just be screwing yourselves later, as the Jailbreaking process disables a relevant part of the device’s OS, called Nikita, which apparently helps with future third-party apps. While it’s not yet confirmed if… Read More

  • Unlock your iPhone with some $30 sim card trickery

    Okay, so apparently you can attach this thing to the existing SIM card inside your iPhone and it’ll filter all the info that’s passed back and forth, effectively unlocking your iPhone somehow. According to the rough English on Brando’s website, these are the features; attached to your SIM card to unlock iPhone unlocking iPhone v1.1.2 firwmares So if you’re looking to… Read More

  • Jailbreak for OS X

    Mac OS Xers can now get their jailbreak on. All the fun starts here. Read More

  • Jailbreak software for 1.1.3 iPod Touches, iPhones released

    [photopress:jail.jpg,full,center]Just a quick note: those of us waiting for an easy way to Jailbreak our 1.1.3-firmware-toting iPhones or iPod Touches have to wait no longer, as the Dev Team has released new Jailbreaking software. I haven’t had a chance to try it out yet, but I’m planning on giving it a try later today. Currently, you can only Jailbreak your iPhone or Touch with… Read More

  • Telescoping lens for iPhone camera, why the hell not?

    Yes. Yes. I say yes to weird-ass accessories. This one’s only $19, too. It’s a telescoping lens for your iPhone camera that can “Overcome the short coming of camera cellphone that can only near-sighted, it also makes distant view for you at the moment.” What does that mean? Who knows, but it sounds delightful. The lens seems to work in tandem with a… Read More

  • SimulScribe settles in "Visual Voicemail" lawsuit

    The whole trail is kind of convoluted but it seems there is a company, Klausner Technologies, with a patent for the same concept as SimulSays, SimulScribes visual voicemail solution for RIM and WinMo as well as Apple’s Visual Voicemail. It seems SimulScribe has settled and licensed the Klausner’s patents (here and here) while Apple, Vonage, AT&T, and AOL are still in litigation. Read More

  • iWash: Clean your iPhone screen from the inside (slightly NSFW)

    Ummm… yeah. $5. Ladies in bikinis “cleaning” your screen. Slightly NSFW. Put out by nightclub “chain” ClubWest. I’m going to go cry myself away from the pain now. via RegHardware Read More

  • iPhone coming to Thailand

    In the endless march towards world domination, Apple is talking to Thailands Advanced Info Service to sell the iPhone in the land of great skewered meat and kickboxing. “We are negotiating on details, including a revenue sharing standard. Apple needs a local operator to promote iPhone,” Prattana Leelapanang, assistant vice president for AIS’s wireless business marketing… Read More

  • AT&T offers business iPhone plan: Your CEO will now bug you even more

    Does your company only pay for AT&T service? Do you want an iPhone for mission critical messaging and not a Blackberry? Are you crazy? OK. You’ve come this far, so here’s what AT&T has to offer. They are currently offering data plans on the iPhone for $45 a month for 200 SMS and unlimited data, $55 for 1,500 SMS, and $65 for everything. The a $20 or $60 extra data plan… Read More

  • iPhone guitar – quick, someone tell me if this works

    I don’t have a JesusPhone, so I can’t say for sure, but this thing looks mighty cool. I don’t think you’re going to be hitting Van Halen heights of guitar heroism with it, but you might be able to get to Family Guy “douchebag” levels. Someone install this right now and tell us all if it works. It’s been tested with 1.1.1 but as I believe we are… Read More

  • iPhone 1.1.3 firmware downgrade complete, still unbricks you, SDK docs leaked

    Just a quick note to all those with bricked iPhones — you can upgrade to 1.1.3, unbrick it, and then downgrade to 1.1.2. This is all pie-in-the-sky stuff right now but it seems to be working for some folks in Vietnam of all places and it’s a hardware hack, so if you’re squeamish around a screwdriver it’s probably not for you. Fear not, though, a software hack will… Read More

  • Le iPhone is selling well in le France

    Head of Orange France, Didier Lombard, said that the iPhone is selling “very well” (“tres well“) and that they sold about 100,000 (“one unnred tousind!“) in 2007. They have also sold very few iPhones without contract (“sans contract“). Lombard then ate some runny cheese and drank a glass of wine. France’s Orange Says IPhone Sales Better… Read More

  • Bricked iPhones come alive with 1.1.3

    The Gizza has confirmed that bricked iPhones come back to life with 1.1.3. Yay! Read More