The CarPlay interface is undoubtedly better for using while driving than the regular 'ole screen. But unless you've got a shiny new car (or one of the expensive aftermarket dashes), chances are you don't have anything to pair your iPhone with. But this tweak gives you an idea of what CarPlay would look like running on…
The iPhone presents a constant dilemma: do you put your ringer on loud so you can hear it or do you keep it on silent to not annoy the people around you? PocketMode makes the decision for you.
Like an app store for jailbroken iPhone apps, Planet-iPhone's Cydia Search lets you check out apps before downloading them on your smartphone. You can browse using different search criteria, such as category or author, but unlike ModMyi it presents the search results in a much more Apple-esque interface. [Cydia Search…
If there's one thing at the top of our iOS wish list, it's for a better notification system. Especially now that Android and webOS have figured out a way to make notifications seamless and unobtrusive, Apple's roadblock system has become seriously outmoded.
Oh, hey, look another Windows Phone 7 handset, looks pretty norm—wait what? That's running on an iPod, you say? Well, yes. And this cunning mimic can run on your jailbroken iOS device as well.
Ah, the endless ingenuity of the jailbreak community. Apocolipse's forthcoming 3DBoard uses the iPhone 4's sensors to lend the app icons a 3D effect when the phone is tilted. Hey, that's one dimension cooler than your home screen.
Jailbreakers out there should already know pretty well that when you're updating to new iOS firmware, you're kissing your jailbreak goodbye. Now, thanks to Saurik, Cydia's newest feature lets you re-download those apps without a problem.
AirPlay is awesome but it could be more awesome if it worked with more iOS apps. TUAW recently discovered that a feature that allowed other apps to use AirPlay was disabled by Apple. But! If you insert one single line of code, AirPlay would work across all apps (like VLC and Safari). A developer named Zone-MR took…
Heads up, developers: The iPhone Dev Team announced this weekend that Redsn0w 0.9.6b3 is now available. The update supports iOS 4.2.1 and will allow developers to bypass Cydia, which was broken in 4.2.1.
What? Why? How? Answers to these questions, AND MORE, in Gizmodo's ultimate jailbreaking guide for iPhones, iPods and iPads.
The Messages app on the iPhone is alright if you're using it like a one-window chat system, but once you start doing other things on your phone, constant popups you can't do anything with are a source of extreme frustration.
Porn-browsers with jailbroken iPhones who wish to keep their internet habits a secret (yes, it's a niche market, true), have been handed the free "Covert" tool on the Cydia app store, for use with the Mobile Safari browser.
Jailbreak iOS app store Cydia has acquired fellow jailbreaking app store Rock, and will now begin the process of folding all Rock app store users and apps into the Cydia system.