Within around four days of launch, the evasi0n jailbreak has been reported to have jailbroken over 7 million iDevices on iOS 6. This data comes from Saurik the developer of Cydia using his server logs.
[quote]As of Thursday night, Freeman’s alternative app store had received visits from 5.15 million iPhones, 1.35 million iPads, and 400,000 iPod touches that were jailbroken with evasi0n, the first jailbreaking software for the iPhone 5 and iOS 6.1.[/quote]
While that’s not a whole lot when compared to the installed base — there are over 500 million iOS-based devices out there, and [...]
Apple at its iPad Mini special event has finally launched a new iPad Mini with a 7.9 inch display boasting a resolution of 1024 x 768 px. The new hardware is 7.2mm thick, .68 pounds heavy and has been manufactured with a new process with the same anodized edges as the iPhone 5. The iPad Mini has a Dual-core A5 processor, FaceTime HD camera and 5-megapixel iSight camera on the back with 1080p recording. Apple is also claiming a 10 hour battery Life. The new iPad mini will also come with a cellular LTE capable modem, basically a separate variant.
The 16GB is the smallest configuration with WiFi, priced at $329. 32GB mini is $429, 64GB for $519. $130 each additional for [...]
Do you remember when you were younger, there used to be a game called SimTower? Today we bring you another free game for your iDevice called Tiny Tower which is kind of a remake of the older game. Tiny Tower lets you build a tiny tower and manage the businesses and bitizens that inhabit it. The objective is to build the highest most revenue generating tower that you can.
The game starts out very simply. You have a lobby on which you have to construct a new floor. You start with a simple residential floor. It can hold 5 “Bitizens” who pay you rent every day and work for you in your tower. Once your [...]
Have you ever wanted to turn your iPhone screen into a 3D screen? Well now you can. With the 3D board application, your home screen turns into a glasses free 3D screen. The wallpaper moves and shifts based on how you’re holding the phone. It is available from the BigBoss repository in Cydia for $2.99. All in all its a fun application to fool your friends into thinking you’ve replaced your iPhone’s Retina Display with a 3D Retina Display. Check out the video for more info.
Rumors abound that Apple’s new iTunes will have an option to automatically download app updates to your iOS devices without needing to perform a wired sync. The leaked version of iTunes has a My App Updates screen which describes a previously unseen feature “If your device has Automatic Download enabled for apps, your updates will download to your device without having to sync.”
As the Automatic Download setting doesn’t yet exist in iOS, the leak appears to suggest that this feature will become available in iOS 5. All [...]
Today we have a fun game from Runloop Ltd. called Blockees. This is a puzzle game about uniting blocks of the same colour in as few strokes as possible. It sounds kind of silly but is quite addictive.
The music is very happy happy fun fun at first but gets on your nerves very soon, so this game is best played with the sound muted. It is quite challenging as there are grey coloured blocks which are quite miserable (so says the app) and don’t like to unite with other blocks.
We’re starting a new section to review apps from various mobile app marketplaces. These will include the latest and best releases from Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace.
Todays App is the Times of India App.
This particular app is a portal for the Times of India website on your mobile device. Reading news and staying up to date with current events has never been easier. It features many sections to segregate news for easier reading. You can customize what news you receive on your front page and you can also download news for off-line viewing.