The details are still dripping out, but it seems a hacker called ‘Oleg Pliss’ is accessing peoples iPhones by using your Apple iCloud account and invoke the ‘Find My iPhone’ service.’  Oleg will then lock your phone and charge you £55 to unlock it.  There is not much you can do about it right now… Read More

I really hate that itunes launches every-time I connect my iphone or ipad.  At first I thought it would be an easy fix, simply uncheck iTunes Summary “Automatically sync [this device] when connected”.  Right?  #FAIL  Yes the iphone will not autosync, but iTunes will still launch!  What is the fix? Turn on the setting ‘Allowing… Read More

This is pretty cool.  The magician Moulla shows a pretty cool card trick using a hacked Kinect.  Check the video below to see it.  But the cool thing is the idea of integrating motion devices and apps as part of a physical performance.  I have a feeling we may see more and more of this. … Read More

Yes you have all seen the video by now were Salomao Filho explains how to get around the phone password by using the emergency dial option.  Pretty good little hack I must say.  The funny thing is I wanted to try this out myself on my phone until I looked at it and remember that… Read More

Wow. I’ve seen lots of crazy Linux ports, but full X11?  Wow. And the crazy thing is this is working on top of Android.  So once they get this stable, you can realize a full on computer on your phone. You can find more on NexusOneHacks. net Check out the video below. [ alternative to… Read More

Saw this story via CNET.  I was a bit concerned till I read how the hack was done.  A bit of background information though, seems a hacker got in to a few jailbroken iphone running T-Mobile in the Netherlands.  Basically, it puts a message on your phone saying you have been hacked and to learn… Read More

It always seem to be the way with smart phones isnt it?  Just read in Gizmodo of a hack that will give you 320×480 resolution video at 30fps.  Sweeet.  And have a look at the video below.  Nice.  So what does this mean?  Well, depending on the GPS abilities of the Pre we could (perhaps)… Read More

Yesterday I wrote about a FAIL where movies for many iphone users are not playing. I do not have a the full answer as to why it’s not working, although it seems that the .flv (flash version) of the video is playing instead of the h.264 (apple version).   As of this writing, it still does… Read More