August or September, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5… bigger screen, faster processor, more storage, iPad 3, MacBook Air, 3G iPod Touch… all sound good, but how much of it is real?
With the launch of the 2012 iPhone 5 still at least six to nine months away, all of the attention is on the unjailbreakable iPhone 4S and iPad 2, but as of very late 2011, the iPhone 4, iPad and iPod Touch with A4 processors, those who’ve waited for a jailbreak can finally get it.
Original iPhone hardware hacker, George Hotz or “Geohot”, has beaten the iPhone Dev Team to an iOS 4.1 jailbreak called Limera1n, giving users to wish to jailbreak their iPad (on iOS 3.2.2), iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4th Gen or the iPod Touch 3rd Gen that ability again, after iOS 4.1 initially took it away, with Geohot promising the jailbreak should work with the upcoming iOS 4.2 and future
Resources tucked away in the new iPhone SDK 4.0 provide strong hints that videoconferencing is coming. And that implies that future iPhone, iPhone touch and iPad models may be equipped with front-facing cameras.
This simple tutorial will show you how to charge ipad, iTouch, iPhone (4s) in Ubuntu via USB port. I’ve written a post about charging ipad on Ubuntu, that’s only for ipad and ipad2. There’s a project ipad_charge on github.com that provides charging control utility to enable/disable charging of an Apple device connected to USB port.
I own an iPod Touch and now I need to connect my iPod with my Facebook account. Thanks to this Facebook 3.3.3 application for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. Facebook 3.3.3 comes with a compact interface, so its easy to use for everyone.
Giving the iPhone a bigger screen has resulted in an iPad, but now what seems to be a group of German hackers and designers has gone one bigger, letting you turn your iPhone into a 58-inch LED screen multitouch iPhone Table, but there’s a catch: you’ll need to jailbreak and there’s no word yet on the price!
Although my last pronouncement of an iPhone and iPad OS 4.0 was an April Fool’s joke, Apple’s latest announcement is that it will be delivering a “sneak peek” into the iPhone OS 4.0 on April 8th, although there’s no word yet on when the actual OS itself will be downloadable for existing iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users.
Everybody has been waiting patiently for iPhone 5 benchmarks and it looks like we have our first one from Primate Labs’ GeekBench. Apple is touting the new A6 processor in the iPhone 5 to be twice as fast for general operations and graphics. In the latest score on GeekBench, it hit 1601, which is actually 2.5 times faster than the iPhone 4S (629) and about double that of the iPad 3 (766).