Download iOS 5.1 Beta For iPhone, iPod & iPad

December 1, 2011 | Posted in Technology | By

Recently Apple has released iOS 5.1 Beta for Apple i-devices, i.e., iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod and iPad. Although the new features of this update has not been confirmed, but according to many Apple Devs this update is an improvement of SIRI integration. You can download iOS 5.1 Beta by logging into your Apple Developer account.

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Apple will soon release the final version of iOS 5.1 with many performance improvements. This version also aims to improve the battery performance of the latest i-devices. You can only download this beta version from Apple Developer account. If you don’t have the developer account then you have to wait till the release of final iOS 5.1 version or you can opt for Apple Developer account only for 99$/year.

The final version of iOS 5.1 is expected to be released in the first quarter of year 2012, but if you are so much excited to try this beta update then you will surely like to go for the Apple Developer account. This will allow you the access to all the latest updates before it go out for public.

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Apple iPhone 4S Launching In India Soon

November 12, 2011 | Posted in Mobiles | By

Many Apple lovers in India must be waiting to try out the new beast from Apple’s cave, i.e. Apple iPhone 4S. So let us tell you that it won’t take long to see Apple iPhone 4S in Indian market through Airtel and Airtel on contract basis. Yes!! that’s right, Airtel and Aircel has recently given a hint in their Facebook page that they will be launching Apple iPhone 4S for Indian users soon, might be at the end of this year, as a Christmas gift.

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People who constantly keep an eye on the Apple’s products and software update must be knowing that iPhone 4S has came over a good series of updated features from its ancestor device iPhone 4, with an over hyped beta AI software named SIRI. I know many you guys must be dying to try SIRI, which is going to the first step to the new world of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in coming months.

As expected, Apple iPhone 4S will be priced around 40,000 Rs. for 16GB version and 50,000 to 55,000 Rs. for 64GB version. So be prepare to lose your pocket for this awesome monster from Apple. Although recently people are complaining about the battery problem in iPhone 4S, but this will soon be fixed via an update, according to Apple. So be prepared to try out your hands on iPhone 4S soon.

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How To Jailbreak iOS 5 on iPhone 4

September 23, 2011 | Posted in Mobiles | By

The iOS 5 has got many good things in store for its users. The iPhone Dev- team released the tethered RedSnOw Jailbreak for iOS 5. As mentioned this method of jailbreaking is a tethered method, so in order to jailbreak your iPhone 5 (or iPod/iPad), you have to first connect it to a computer running RedSnOw and click on the option “Just boot tethered now”  and your iPhone will enter in jailbroken mode. Initially, RedSnOw was only for Mac users but now even the Windows users can use it.

But there are few points that have to be kept in mind before going ahead to jailbreak your iPhone and they are :-

  • This version can be used to jailbreak any of the following – iPod touch 3G, iPod touch 4G, iPad 1, iPone3GS, iPhone 4 GSM and iPhone 4  CDMA.
  • Unlocked carrier devices should NOT attempt to use any of this, since they’ll lose their unlockable baseband if are trying to install iOS 5.
  • As mentioned earlier this is a tethered jailbreak, so in order to jailbreak your iPhone, you need to connect it to a system running RedSnOw.

[sws_red_box box_size="615"] Steps to Jailbreak iOS 5 [/sws_red_box]

Step 1

  • download RedSnOw (Latest Version)
  • download iTunes 10.5 beta (requires Dev Account)
  • download iOS 5 beta (requires Dev Account)

Step 2

  • Restore iOS 5 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and keep it connected to your computer via USB.
    ***You can skip this step if you’re already running iOS 5 beta.

Step 3

  • Execute the Redsn0w 0.9.8

Step 4

  • Hit the Browse button and select iOS 5 beta firmware (downloaded in Step 1) RedSn0w will recognize your IPSW file. Then hit Next.

Step 5

  •  In the next steo mark “Install Cydia” has to be  checked and then hit Next.

Step 6

  • Ensure your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is turned OFF and Plugged in to your computer. Hit Next.

Step 7

  • Now you’ll be instructed to put your iDevice into DFU Mode. Follow the on screen instructions.s.
    1. Hold Down The Power (Corner) button for 3 Seconds
    2. Without releasing the Power button, also hold down the Home (Bottom Center) button for 10 seconds
    3. Without releasing the Home button, release the Power button BUT KEEP holding the Home button for 15 seconds.

Now once you are into DFU mode , your iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod Touch 4G, 3G will start getting  jailbroken throgh RedSnOw and after few minutes it will get jailbroken tethered on iOS 5.

So go ahead and try it out.

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Apple iPhone Alternatives to Consider

September 15, 2011 | Posted in Mobiles | By

The Apple iPhone is the king of the smart phone market. The graphics and multimedia are top notch. The colors pop off the screen. Carry an iPhone and you will be hip, cool, and ready to tackle any smart-phone related task with panache. Still, you will be surprised to find there are many quality smart phones available with superior qualities to the iPhone. So when you are not going to buy an iPhone or do not want to consider it for your budget then you can think of these phones. The phones might differ in price a little bit but you can have almost the same capability as the iPhone and sometimes even better.  Here are Apple iPhone alternatives to consider.

[sws_yellow_box box_size="615"]Video and Picture Capability [/sws_yellow_box]

The Android family of phones, which includes products from Motorola and Samsung, provide superior camera quality. The iPhone 4 features a 5.8 megapixel camera. Take a picture with the iPhone and because of the small screen and the quality display of the iPhone it will look amazing. But many of the Droid cameras, including the Droid X2, the Charge, and the HTC Thunderbolt, offer 8 megapixels. That means when you are going to use the picture in your PC wallpaper or even going to put in as your profile picture this will look even better than the iPhone’s one. And what about printing quality?

[sws_green_box box_size="615"]Call Quality [/sws_green_box]

The iPhone has trouble with dropped calls. Consumer Reports recently reviewed cell phones and the iPhone scored poorly, largely due to problems with making phone calls.  Only one iPhone scored well enough to make the cut, while a dozen or so phones from other manufacturers scored higher.  Nearly any other smart phone will provide better pure phone service than the iPhone.

[sws_red_box box_size="615"]Battery Life [/sws_red_box]

There’s nothing worse than your battery running out right when you need your phone.  Among the best?  Kent German at cnet reports that the Droid X2 and the HTC Status provided 8 hours worth of battery life.  Other phones performing almost as well included the Casio g’zOne  Commando, the LG Thrive, the Samsung Infuse 4G, and the Motorola Xprt.

[sws_blue_box box_size="615"]Keyboard [/sws_blue_box]

The iPhone touchpad does not provide the most graceful typing experience.  For those who use their smart phones to text or type frequently, a keyboard is a must have.  Smart phones with that capability include the Droid 2 and Droid 3, the Samsung Epic 4G, the T-Mobile My Touch phones, and the Blackberry Torch.

Over the years, there have been one or two smart phones that came close to iPhone; but to be honest, nothing really wins over the best gadget of all time. Nevertheless, if you are the type that doesn’t want to be part of the trending craze, you can sure find cheap, quality smart phones online. Before buying anything online, be sure to dig details on your seller to avoid online scams and fraud. You can do this with the use of the best background check service.

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New WP7 Smartphones by AT&T

September 14, 2011 | Posted in Mobiles | By

For all the tech lovers out there, there is a good news in store for you. There has just been a new lineup of WP7 Smartphones by AT&T and further it also plans to pamper you with Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash. They both are engraved with Super AMOLED tech in deep blacks and are Mango – running devices.

Here we throw light on each of them. Lets first focus on SAMSUNG FOCUS S. This one is more flattering as it has a superslim 8.65mm body with its 4.3″ Super AMOLED Plus. There is also a 8 megapixel main camera and  a 1.3 megapixel front-facing snapper.

The CPU under the Samsung Focus S bonnet ticks at 1.4GHz (no dual-core apparently), while its built-in radios allow for 4G speeds (though we suspect HSPA+ is what they meant).

Lets now divert our attention to the another offering – SAMSUNG FOCUS FLASH and see what it has in store for its users. It has got  3.7″ Super AMOLED of the non-plus variety and a 5 megapixel camera. Then there is a 1.4 GHz CPU inside.

AT&T hasn’t yet provided the images of the newly announced devices, so we are unable to upload the images.

The third new offering by the AT&T Windows Phone 7 lineup is the HTC Titan, which was announced at the start of the month. The 4.7″-screened smartphone will be packing a 1.5 GHz CPU, but as compared to other Samsung Smartphones in terms of screen technology, this one will not be much influencing.

The final bit of good news brought  by the press release is the upcoming Mango update for all of the current WP7 smartphones that AT&T offers. Carriers are known for being responsible for the delay of updates, but AT&T promises that won’t be the case with HTC HD7S, HTC Surround, LG Quantum and Samsung Focus.

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