IPhone | The Apple Daily - Part 18


Enable Push and Youtube on Hacktivated iPhones


Push Notifications was a major feature of the 3.0 Firmware. However Push was not working at all for those whose device was Hacktivated (unofficially activated through jailbreak). Along with Push, Youtube too was not working.

The Devteam has just launched a small fix for both of these problems. Note that this Fix is still in a premature level and hence not user friendly.

Follow these steps exactly to Enable Push Notifications and Youtube on your Hacktivated 2G/3G :

1. Download and Extract this Archive to a folder on your Desktop : PushFix.zip

2. Copy the following files via SSH to /private/var/Keychains and set permissions of inject and nimble to 755 (using WinSCP > Right Click on File > Properties).


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Tutorial : Unlock iPhone 3.0

Follow this simple Tutorial to Jailbreak/Unlock you 3.0 based iPhone 2G/3G. Note that the new iPhone 3GS cannot be Unlocked as of it. Its Jailbreak Tool too is currently not available to public.

Stuffs that you’ll need :

Redsn0w :
Mac Version
Windows Version

For 2G Users :
- BL 3.9
- BL 4.6
- 3.0.0 Firmware (2G): iPhone1,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw

For 3G Users :
- 3.0.0 Firmware (3G): iPhone1,2_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw

Now that you’ve download the required tools. Follow these steps (Applies to both 2G and 3G) :

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NFS Undercover for iPhone Released

iPhone already has a plethora of some awesome Racing based games. Some of my favorites included GTS World Racing, Asphalt 4, Speedburst and a few others. But I’d always been waiting for the Need for Speed (NFS) Series to get ported over to the iPhone ever since EA took keen interest in developing iPhone/iPod Touch applications.

Well finally the wait is over and EA has just released its latest iteration of the NFS series – NFS Undercover for the iPhone !

Here’s how the Tagline goes :

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? Get behind the wheel of the world’s #1 racing franchise to find out! Explode into a racing frenzy on your iPhone and iPod touch in this action packed adventure of hot pursuit and betrayal.

IGN.com’s Levi Buchchan says :

“Not only is the game extremely fast, especially when you tap the on-screen NOS button, but the graphics outstrip anything that your’ve seen on the iPhone thus far.”

This comment might be enough (apart from this being from the NFS Series) for you to purchase this game right away !

NFS Undercover for iPhone is available right now in the App Store for $9.99 and is 92.3 MB big.

[AppStore Link]

Check out a few Screenshots :

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iPhone 3G Unlock finally here

The day many iPhone owners were waiting for has finally arrived. The day when their iPhones would finally get salvation ! Dev Team today launched its much awaited Free Software Unlock codenamed “Yellowsn0w” for the iPhone 3G.

Now you can use any SIM Cardof any Network in your iPhone 3G.

Follow these Steps to Unlock your iPhone 3G :

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iPhone 2.2 Download

iPhone 2.2 Update was launched quite a few days back and most of you must’ve already updated their iPhones to 2.2. But for those who haven’t yet updated these links would be pretty useful.

Whats new in iPhone 2.2 :

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Jailbreak iPhone/iTouch 2.1 Windows : Quickpwn

Its quite a while now that iPhone/iTouch 2.1 Firmware has been launched. A Jailbreak solution was released for the Mac Users. Windows users still had no easy option.

Well that is until now, the Dev Team has made available the latest version of QuickPwn for Windows, Quickpwn 2.1.

Quickpwn supports the following :

  • Unlocking and Jailbreaking of iPhone 2G
  • Jailbreaking of iPhone 3G
  • Jailbreaking of iPod Touch v1
  • Does NOT support Unlocking of iPhone 3G
  • Does NOT support Jailbreaking of iPod Touch v2

Download Quickpwn 2.1 from any of the following links :

Official Torrent: thepiratebay.org

FTP Links:

Microsoft .NET Framework (for XP) : softonic.com

Quickpwn is very easy to use. Just follow the simple onscreen instructions. If you face any problems just leave a comment and I’ll surely help you out.

Free App to Use iPhone as Modem

There’s have been quite a few ways to use your iPhone as a Modem. Earlier methods were cumbersome and too complex for normal users.

Then came an easier way, an app called NetShare was launched which made things very easy.

I had also posted a Tutorial to Use your iPhone as Modem via the NetShare Application.

But NetShare was not a free application. An alternative to NetShare has just been released and is now available via Cydia !

The Application is named simply as “iPhone Modem” and promises to tether your iPhone within just 10 seconds !

I haven’t personally tried it yet, but from what I heard it works just as advertised and easy to use !

Get it now from Cydia.

About those wondering what Cydia is, Cydia is a AppStore like Application. You need to JailBreak your iPhone.

Download iPhone 2.1 Firmware

As promised, Apple has released the iPhone 2.1 Firmware Update today. This updates comes with many new bug fixes and enhancements. Some of which include Improved Calls, Application Stability and also Enhanced Security among others !

Interestingly this time Apple has provided a sorf of Official Changelog ! Check it out :

Download the iPhone 2.1 Firmware via iTunes 8 OR Follow this Direct Link to Download the Update.

iPhone 2.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.1_5F136_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 2.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.1_5F136_Restore.ipsw