Here we go again! The folks at SmartPhone Medic have got their hands on another piece of the next iPhone.
The is basically the middle metal plate that will hold everything together. Oh and did I tell you that it looks exactly like the recently “lost” iPhone 4G prototype which was reviewed by Gizmodo? Check out the video after the break.
What we have here is the assembly of the new iPhone 4G LCD and digitizer onto the metal middle plate. As you can hear in the video, the metal middle plate is really metal. It has a nice weight in your hand and feels good. Check out the video and tell us what you think. As we continue to get more pieces of the iPhone 4G in we will upload them for your viewing pleasure.
And here is the video, showing iPhone 4G LCD, digitizer and the metal plate assembly:
Guide: How To Jailbreak iPhone, iPod Touch Using Spirit For iPhone OS 3.1.3, iPhone OS 3.1.2 [Mac users]
The much awaited Spirit untethered jailbreak solution for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad was released earlier this week by Comex from the iPhone Dev team.
This tutorial will provide you with step-by-step instructions to jailbreak your iPhone and iPod Touch using Spirit.
Please note that this tutorial is for Mac users only. Step-by-Step guide for Windows users is available here.
Some important points before we proceed:
- Please note that jailbreaking your iPhone or iPod Touch may void your warranty and hence proceed with caution.
- Do not forget to take a backup of the contents on your iPhone.
- Jailbroken iDevices are vulnerable to malicious attacks. Please change the root password of your Apple device once the jailbreak is complete.
- Spirit jailbreak does not unlock your iPhone and Comex or the iPhone hacking community hasn’t provided any information on when it will be available.
Please note that Spirit needs the following requirements to work properly:
If you loved the idea of having an iPad fitted in your car dashboard, Scosche may have an answer for you.
The Scosche iKit accessory for iPad can replace your car stereo with a ball joint mount, 30-pin dock connector and audio input where you can easily install an iPad – both in landscape and portrait orientation.
Since the iPad 3G already has built-in GPS (with Google Maps), iPod and Youtube, you can easily use it as a high profile alternative to the built-in car stereo. The price of this kit is expected to be around $200 to $250, depending on the type and make of the car.
Here is a video which shows iKit installed in a late-model Subaru STi:
Apple has filed a patent application that could take biometric sensor based user authentication mechanisms to an entirely new level. The application titled “Seamlessly Embedded Heart Rate Monitor” was filed with the USPTO in January of last year though it has been made public only this week.
According to the patent, the deployment of a heart sensor on electronic devices like the iPhone that could detect the user’s cardiac activity and authenticate based on the cardiac electrical signals received.
The patent application notes:
Marco Arment has noticed a growing problem on the App Store; as hits emerge from among the free and paid apps, some companies are doing a little search