All posts tagged Hacking

Jailbreak your Kindle

I finally got around to jailbreaking my Kindle 3. Why? Because you can replace the default ‘screensaver’ images of authors that the Kindle normally displays when you turn it off […]

Using the iPad microsim with an iPhone 4

This past weekend, I had an overnight trip to the US with a friend and wanted to be able to use my iPad/iPhone while away from my Rogers 6gb dataplan. […]

Purplera1n is coming down

George Hotz is at it again…this time he’s brought the purplera1n down on the iPhone hacking community with his super simple jailbreak tool that is now out for Mac and […]

Deja Vu all over again

Looks like Rogers is about to repeat their PR nightmare from last year’s iPhone 3G launch by holding back the pricing of the iPhone 3GS for current 3G owners until […]

Twitter client for the Nintendo DS

I recently traded in my Nintendo DS Lite and some old games for a (basically free) Nintendo DSi so I’ve been playing around with it a fair bit lately (especially […]

iPhone 3G Software Unlock Now Available

Want to use your iPhone 3G with a different carrier? The iPhone Dev Team have released their unlock tool for the iPhone 3G, called yellowsn0w. It’s a package available via […]

AppleTV + Boxee and XBMC

Apple recently updated the AppleTV software to version 2.3 and I finally updated after seeing Christina’s post about Boxee. I had signed up for a Boxee account awhile ago and […]

BarCamp Vancouver 2008

I spent most of yesterday on Granville Island at BarCamp 2008 and it was a blast. Things actually started off Friday night at WorkSpace for the opening night party and […]

Qik for the iPhone

At MobileCamp Vancouver this past weekend, I thought it might be fun to try out‘s iPhone app. It’s currently only available for use on jailbroken iPhones (via Cydia). While […]

Add Macro mode to your iPhone for under $5

Here’s an inexpensive way to add a macro mode to your iPhone. By default, the iPhone’s camera isn’t that great…let alone for macro (closeup) shots. Simply holding a magnifying glass […]