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iPhone Jailbreak 5.0.1

I decided to jail break again. I really like the sbsettings That lets you turn things like wireless, bluetooth, and other features on and off with a simple click. I also use mywi to tether when on the road, since I purchased the app it is very useful. Some of the other reasons to jailbreak are to test out some fun …

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iOS 5 upgrade – 8 hours

I decided to upgrade iTunes and also my iOS version to 5.   The install of iTunes version 10.5 took about 20 min to download and install.  The install of iOS 5 is taking a bit of time to install – 8 hours.  Eight hours, that is one heck of a long time. I did a quick speed test just to …

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iPad Tips and Tricks

I love it when I come across a new thing on the iPad that I did not know.  I was reading a tip’s and tricks blog post on the ipad and I learned about how to pause an app from being installed. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/14529/the-complete-list-of-ipad-tips-tricks-and-tutorials/ You basically hit the icon of the app that is in the (waiting or loading) state and it …

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iPhone and iPod sync multiple calendars – google apps

If you use google apps and an iPhone or iPad you have probably tried to add other calendars to your in app calendar application.  A very simple way to do this is to use iphoneselect.   Iphone select allows you to select the calendars from a webpage and then configure your iPad or iPhone app to sync with them Google APPS: https://www.google.com/calendar/hosted/YOURDOMAINNAME/iphoneselect …

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Cell phones – of the past

As I was looking at an old cell phone that my kids use a a toy, I have realized that I’ve owned a lot of mobile phones.   Here is a quick look in my phone history: OKI 1300 series (Circa 1995) :  This was my first phone and my first cell phone.  I took my first job interview on this …

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I love technology – favicon

I love technology. I love how the process of doing tedious tasks can be simplified. I can remember when creating an favicon was a true task. You had to download some type of app that would transform your image to a PNG then do some maniuplation to make it the right size. Today there are some great sites that take your …

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Jailbreak iOS 4.3.2 – iPhone 4

So today I updated my iPhone to 4.3.2 and Jailbroke it again.   I always get asked why I jailbreak.  The simple answer is because I like to hack devices.  The more to the point reasons are the cool customizations.  The business reason is simple, MyWi it allows me to make the device a wifi hotspot and always have internet where ever …

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iPad / iPad2 and everything else

I love the press and the new release that Apple is getting with the iPad2. I recently read an article regarding the Xoom vs the iPad http://blogs.computerworld.com/17907/motorola_xoom_versus_the_ipad_2_the_xoom_is_a_clear_winner The base argument is around the horsepower and processor in the device, the multi tasking features, flash support (soon), gyroscope, and tabs on the browser. As I look at how the iPad is used …

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Modify Files on your iPhone and iPod

If you are like I am and continue to use your iPhone / iPad for more then they are used for. Jailbreaking or just tinkering, you will love this great little app called iphone explorer It is installed on either a PC or Mac and allows you to browse files on the ios device. http://www.macroplant.com/iphoneexplorer/ I recently used it to update …

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iPad IT apps

I have a lot of apps loaded on the iPad. Many of these apps are games, productivity, social media, and just entertainment. However, there are a few that are really tech and work related. Since I am in the IT field I found a few apps that I would recommend. Remote Desktop 1. winadmin – $8.99 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/winadmin-ipad-edition/id364898965?mt=8 This is the most …

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Convert any Video Quickly to iPad

Here is a great application to help quickly convert any video to another format ipad / iphone. http://videoconverter.hamstersoft.com/ This simple application makes converting video easy enough my mother could do it. You drag a video into the main window and then start the video transformation process. I love that you visually select the type of destination for you video. So head …

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