Tag: firmware

  • Break Into Any Locked iPad 2 Using The Smart Cover

    Do you think your iPad 2 is secure since you have a lock password setup? Think again. Anyone with a Smart Cover from Apple can unlock your iPad 2 without having to put in the passcode. Ok, so while it’s technically true that they can unlock the device, the device itself still thinks it’s locked…

  • PS3 Can Now Run Custom Firmware

    For those of you that have been following the recent developments in the PS3 hacking scene this might interest you. A method for loading custom firmware onto the Playstation 3 has been discovered! What this means is that running homebrew software on the PS3 could become a lot easier in the near future. Now this…

  • How To Jailbreak Any Apple Device… [UPDATED]

    Ok, not really any Apple Device, but it’s an amazing resource if you’re looking for instructions on how to jailbreak a certain device running a certain baseband/boot loader. http://www.jailbreakmatrix.com Aside from the site above you can now just visit http://jailbreakme.com from your device and it will automatically jailbreak it for you. I’ve read some reports…

  • iPhone 3GS Battery Problem

    Within the past couple weeks I’ve started to notice that the battery on my iPhone 3GS has been draining awfully fast for no reason. Prior to this latest issue, I’ve never had any problem with battery life. I charge my phone every night as I’ve done with every phone I’ve ever had whether it was…

  • New Apple iPod Announcements

    So Apple hosted an event this afternoon to announce some new products. The first big thing was that Steve Jobs was back to present and it was nice to see him up and about again. He still looks thin, but who cares, at least he’s getting better. And now on to the real product announcements,…

  • iPhone White Screen of Death

    My brother IM’d me about an hour ago complaining that his 2G (1st Gen 4gb) iPhone was broken. Knowing that it’s nearly impossible to brick an iPhone I asked him what he did to it, since naturally being away at college I figured he dropped it into [another] toilet or smashed it some how or…