Facebook iPhone App Updates “Coming Soon”

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

##ICON_NAME## Joe Hewitt, the developer of the facebook App Store application, recently tweeted that the app will soon be receiving two updates. The update to version 3.03 will be bug fixes and it will be followed by version 3.1 which is said to include push notification (along with a few other nice new features).

The thing I find strange is the lack of info about version 3.1. In the past we have seen pictures, video, tweets… etc about updates. Not this time. I guess we will just have until it;s released to see all the cool new features.
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GeoHot Jailbreaks all Devices on 3.1

##ICON_NAME## GeoHot, the developer of the purplera1n jailbreak, has just added an entry to his blog and this is what it says;

“And prepare to meet the program that will jailbreak them all. ”

Yep, you got it, he apparently has found a jailbreak that will work with all iPhones and all iPod touches on the 3.1 firmware. [Read more…]

SBSettings Update – Firmware 3.1 Compatibility Fixes

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

SBSettings SBSettings, a mod that adds was updated to version 3.0.5. The update fixes a bug in which the Reboot and Power Off featured did not work on the 3.1 firmware. Check out the full change log below.

Version 3.0.5 Change Log:
– Fixed more app trying to toggle off last dylib in mobile substrate screen clicked an invisible ad.
– Fixed reboot and power off for 3.1 iPhone firmware. [Read more…]

WeatherIcon Update – Firmware 3.1 Compatible

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

WeatherIcon Over the week-end WeatherIcon, a mod that displays the current temperature and weather conditions in the Weather icon, received two updates. The first, version 2.2.5, made the application compatible with the 3.1 firmware… which I know many of you have been waiting for! The second update, version 2.2.6, fixed a bug that when you turned the weather icon part of the mod off in the Settings, the Weather icon would go blank. Below is the exact change log. [Read more…]

Dev-Team Addresses PwnageTool 3.1 Jailbreak Issues

##ICON_NAME## The Dev-Team has added a few updates to their firmware 3.1 Jailbreak post. The updates address a few issues people are having with the PwnageTool 3.1 jailbreak. Check out the updates below.

Remember, PwnageTool is the jailbreak that is Mac compatible. Also, PwnageTool 3.1 only works on the 1st gen iPod touch, 1st gen iPhone (iPhone 2G) and the iPhone 3G. We are still waiting for a jailbreak for the iPhone 3GS, the 2nd gen iPod touch and the 3th gen iPod touch as well as a version of the jailbreak that is PC compatible (the PC compatible version of the jailbreak is called redsn0w). [Read more…]

Dev-Team Releases Firmware 3.1 Jailbreak for iPhone 2G, 3G and the iPod touch 1G

Dev-Team The Dev-Team has released a jailbreak for the 3.1 firmware… it jailbreaks the iPhone 2G, 3G and the iPod touch 1G. You will want to read the entire post before doing anything. Below is a snippet of the post but, you can check out the full article and download the files HERE. [Read more…]

Information on Jailbreaking 3.1 from saurik

Jailbreaking 3.1 from saurik If you have an iPhone 3GS you will find some info from saurik, in Cydia, about the 3.1 firmware update. This can be found in Cydia in the Cydia option on the lower menu bar and then the “Upgrading to 3.1? Read This” option. Here is what it says; [Read more…]

Information on Jailbreaking 3.1 from BigBoss

Jailbreaking 3.1 Below is some information via BigBoss on the 3.1 firmware and jailbreaking. If you have an iPhone 2G or 3G, you are able to restore. If you have a 3GS, it is a little different story. Check out the info below. You can check out his original post HERE. [Read more…]

Apple’s iPhone OS 3.1 Feature List

##ICON_NAME## Below is Apple’s list of new features for iPhone OS 3.1.

The free iPhone OS 3.1 Software Update includes some great new features, as well as all the features from previous updates. iPhone OS 3.1 gives you Genius recommendations for apps, lets you download ringtones wirelessly, offers a new way to organize apps on your iPhone, and more.

Genius Recommendations for Apps:
Get recommendations for apps you might like based on apps you’ve already downloaded.

Added by Brooke… The Genius section will be located in the App Store application in the Features option. At the top of the Features page it will now have tabs for New, What’s Hot and Genius.

Genius Mixes:
Have iTunes create up to 12 playlists based on what’s already in your library. You don’t even have to choose a sample song.1

Download Ringtones Wirelessly:
Choose from thousands of iPhone ringtones on the iTunes Store and buy them with a tap.

Added by Brooke… There will be over 30,000 ringtones available from all 4 of the major music labels. They ringtones will be sold for a $1.29 (USD) each.

Organize Apps in iTunes:
Use iTunes on your computer to drag apps onto virtual Home screens, then sync them to your iPhone.

iPhone OS 3.1 also includes these features and updates:
* Improved syncing for music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, and photos1
* iTunes U content organization1
* Redeem iTunes Gift Cards, codes, and certificates in the App Store
* Display available iTunes account credits in the App Store and iTunes Store
* Save video from Mail and MMS into Camera Roll
* Option to “Save as new clip” when trimming a video on iPhone 3GS
* Better iPhone 3G Wi-Fi performance when Bluetooth is turned on
* Remotely lock iPhone with a passcode via MobileMe
* Use Voice Control on iPhone 3GS with Bluetooth headsets
* Paste phone numbers into the keypad
* Option to use Home button to turn on accessibility features on iPhone 3GS
* Warn when visiting fraudulent websites in Safari (anti-phishing)
* Improved Exchange calendar syncing and invitation handling
* Fixes issue that cause some app icons to display incorrectly


3.1 Firmware Available Today – Genius and Ringtones

Apple Apple has just announced at the “It’s only rock and roll, but we like it.” event that the 3.1 firmware will be available today in iTunes. The update will be free for all iPhones and for iPod touches that are already on the 3.0 firmware. The 3.1 firmware includes a few new features however, they only touched on a few which include; Genius and Ringtones.

The Genius feature will make recommendations for new apps based on the apps you already own. It will give you a list of recommended apps and why they have recommended them. The Genius section will be located in the App Store application in the Features option. At the top of the Features page it will now have tabs for New, What’s Hot and Genius. [Read more…]

Dev-Team Warnings Against Firmware Update

##ICON_NAME## Apple will most likely be releasing a firmware update, to version 3.1, very soon. Like with other firmware updates that we have seen, you will want to hold off on installing it through iTunes if you would like to keep your ultrasn0w unlock. The Dev-Team recently updated their website warning of the affects of updating your firmware via iTunes… check it out below. [Read more…]

Facebook 3.1 Features

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Facebook Facebook 3.0 has been out for three days and we are already hearing about the features that the 3.1 update will include (actually, we have been hearing about 3.1 since before the 3.0 version was released!). According to an interview with Joe Hewitt, the developer of the iPhone Facebook app, he is working on a few cool new features. Below is an outline of a few of those new features. [Read more…]

iPhone 3.1 beta 3 – New Features

##ICON_NAME## Apple has released firmware 3.1 beta 3 to developers. The firmware has been found to have a few cool new features (see list below).

Note: If you are a developer, you will need to update to 3.1 beta 3 before July 29th because 3.1 beta 2 expires at midnight on the 28th.

    • Copy and paste videos – You can now copy and paste videos in your e-mails. There is a 15 MB limit for copying/pasting videos or images. This limit is most likely there to save bandwidth usage (see demo video below).
    • Tethering counter – If you go to Settings -> Genral -> Usage on your iPhone, you’ll notice Tethering data which shows how much tethering you’ve used. Note: Tethering is not available to AT&T users yet.
    • Springboard icons – When you hold down the Springboard icons they no longer vibrate.
    • Baseband updated – The baseband has been updated to 05.11.04.
    • Camera API additions

Info via QuickPwn.

Demo Video of Video Copy/Paste