Archive for the ‘iOS’ Category

[iOS] iPhone 4 and the iOS 6.x firmwares

Abstract You are using an iPhone 4 and you coincidentally updated to iOS 6.1.3, which cannot be jailbroken at the moment. Since you saved the SHSH blobs you think you can restore by doing a replay APTicket attack with TinyUmbrella or Cydia. Sadly iTunes shows errors like 1600, 1601, 1602, 1604 etc. If you have […]

[iOS] Top Ten Cydia Apps

This Top Ten List is the MetaParadigma’s Editor’s choice of Apps available solely thru Cydia. Cydia is the alternative software distribution platform available to users, who have jailbroken their iDevices. So you may ask: why jailbreaking anyway? Ain’t there enough software on the App Store? Well, let’s answer this with another question: do you wanna […]

[iOS] iPhone Enterprise Configuration Links

Do you wanna configure large numbers of iOS devices at once? Apple made some tools available for enterprise customers. Find them here: » iOS Enterprise Deployment: https://www.apple.com/support/iphone/enterprise/ » iPhone Configuration Utility (Mac OS X): http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1465 » iPhone Configuration Utility (MS Windows): http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1466

[iOS] Apps Crashing iOS 5.01

Abstract You’re running a jailbroken iOS 5.01 on an iPad 2 and you cannot use Firewall iP. Installing Firewall iP shows no indication of errors, but when you try to start it, it just splashes shortly and closes instantly. This behaviour is known to some more applications (like Safari or Mail). Workaround It looks like […]

[iOS] Finding Information About Crashed Apps

Crashes and system freezes have become an exception nowadays. However, they still do occur. Here we show you two ways of accessing detailed log information on your iOS devices. 1. Finding Logs inside of iOS This approach does not require a jailbreak. Inside the filesystem you may find logs here: Settings » General » About […]

[iOS] Attention: Social Media App PATH Uploads Entire Addressbook

Attention iPhone, iPad and iPod-Touch users: Singapore based Arun Thampi found out that the social media App PATH uploads the entire addressbook to the PATH servers without asking the user for permission. You can find more details on Arun’s blog. Recommendation 1. Update to latest version If you’re a PATCH user we strongly recommend to […]

[iOS5] Workaround for iPad and iPhone w/ iOS5 running Animoog

Abstract You absolutely like Moog’s latest iOS application named Animoog and wanna control it from your Mac but it doesn’t work and you are running iOS 5 or iOS 5.01. So at the moment it seems there is an issue in Animoog related to a modification in Apple’s CoreMidi stack. On iOS 4.3.x devices the […]

[iPhone] HowTo Make MMS Work on iPhone 2G

NOTE: This walkthrough is for iPhone OS 3.0 only! For MMS on iPhone 2G with firmware 3.1, buy SwirlyMMS on Cydia Store I. Abstract Many iPhone 2G users are not very amused about Apple’s update policy. As of iPhone OS 3.0, owners can eventually use MMS on their iPhones. All owners? No, not the ones […]

[iPhone] GeoHot releases iPhone 3Gs Jailbreak (Upd.)

Update July 5th, 2009: GeoHot now also provides a Mac OS X version of the jailbreak tool. Windows and Mac versions ready for download at purplera1n.com… That’s it with the 3.0 firmware and the iPhone jailbreaks. Apple has been beaten again. This time by GeoHot. Although the iPhone Dev Team seems to have their programs […]

[iPhone] Activate MMS on iPhone 2G? (Update)

Update July 04, 2009: MMS now works, MMS server settings are getting saved with the help of some (more or less complicated) tricks. We’re currently prepping a fool proof step-by-step tutorial for all of you. We recommend to not play around with those settings at the moment to not screw up settings worse. Tutorial will […]