Today's XKCD raises an important question: what's the most irritating ringtone you've ever had the misfortune to hear?
We see patents come and go all the time, but here's a crazy-ass one from Nokia: magnetic tattoos that vibrate to alert you to your phone. Talk about keeping in touch.
While looking for new features and hidden secrets within iOS 4.2 Beta 3, we found a gem: New SMS ringtones! Have a listen.
iTunes 7.4.2 just came out, and its reported that it breaks some custom ringtone hacks. Apple's been open-minded about hardware changes, but anything infringing upon iTunes sales has been patched pretty aggressively in the past. Ringtones, too, it seems. The file renaming hack to cease working. Sendsong and manual…
The Ocean costs around $300, so the last thing you want is to be nickel and dimed for your ringtones. Luckily those crazy kids over at Heliocity figured out how to turn your MP3's into ringtones free of charge (it also works with MIDI or MMF files).
Click to viewOne might remember that Steve Jobs took a call on the iPhone during the Keynote. Well there was a unique ringtone there. A ringtone of heavenly qualities in tone, rhythm, and key that Steve Jobs likely had composed by the eternally restless soul of Beethoven which he summoned with the ritual sacrifice…