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iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak for A5 iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Using Absinthe Guide

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Download, How To, iPad, iPhone, Jailbreak, Tutorials

This is a tutorial on how to perform an untethered jailbreak of your A5-Powered iPhone 4S or iPad 2 running on iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1 using the newly released Absinthe. For Mac, Linux and Windows

Note: Make sure to do a backup of your device in iTunes because you may lose you Camera Roll during this process.

Do it at your own risk.
Step One Download the latest version of Absinthe. Links below. Step Two Double click to extract/launch the Absinthe application. Step Three Connect your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to the computer via USB. Step Four Click the Jailbreak button to begin Step Five The application will take you through several steps. Step Six On your device, locate the Absinthe icon and press it to complete your jailbreak

If the server is down and you get an Error establishing a database connection message then tap the Settings icon on your springboard and turn on VPN.

You will get a configuration error; however, after about a minute your device will reboot with Cydia on the Springboard!

Download Links:

  • Download iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad

How To Make iPhone Home Button More Responsive

Written by Gradly on . Posted in blog, How To, iPad, iPhone, Tutorials

Home Button

Unfortunately, your iOS device Home button can become a little sluggish over time. It works smoothly when you first buy an iPhone or iPad but eventually the Home button can become less responsive.

Fortunately, there is a simple trick that you can perform to recalibrate your Home button. iDownloadBlog provides that helpful tip and you should get the Home button considerably more responsive after preforming that trick.

How to recalibrate the Home button:

Step 1: Launch one of the stock applications on your device. The preinstalled apps like weather, YouTube, stocks, etc.

Step 2: When the app is launched, press and hold the Power button located at the top of the device until the ‘Slide to power off’ appears.

Step 3: Press and hold the iPhone home button. Keep the button depressed until the Slide to power off slider disappears and the application quits back to Springboard.

Step 4: Your iPhone’s Home button should now be just as responsive as ever.

How to Enable Google New Bar Right Now

Written by Gradly on . Posted in blog, Design, google, How To, Tutorials

Google new bar

Google has rolled out a lot of redesigning work recently starting from the new black bar and Google search page new UI, YouTube, Gmail and many other products. The last addition comes as a new unified bar, as seen above, on which you have access to all Google products and services by rolling over the Logo itself.

As always, these changes haven’t been rolled out to everyone yet. Google is doing a staggered rollout over the next couple weeks.

How to enable the new bar instantly:

  1. Go to Google
  2. Open Developer Tools [Press Ctrl+Shift then J in Google Chrome] [Ctrl+Shift then K in Mozilla Firefox]
  3. Go to “Console” tab and enter: document.cookie=”PREF=ID=03fd476a699d6487:U=88e8716486ff1e5d:FF=0:LD=en:CR=2:TM=1322688084:LM=1322688085:S=McEsyvcXKMiVfGds; path=/;”;window.location.reload();

How to Enable the Hidden Panorama Camera Mode in iOS 5

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, Cydia, Hack, How To, iPhone, Jailbreak, Tutorials

Panorama functionality in iOS 5

After the first beta of iOS 5 was seeded to developers in June, a series of code strings suggested the company could implement a panoramic photo-taking feature in the OS, allowing users to shoot wider photos with a Panorama functionality allegedly similar to what third-party apps like 360 Panorama and Pano are already offering. As Apple kept seeding more betas and eventually released iOS 5 to the public, Panorama was nowhere to be found in iOS, suggesting Apple wasn’t ready to debut the feature yet.

One Developer did a little digging around inside the camera app and discovered that editing a particular .plist file made the missing panorama mode to appear, however, a new Cydia tweak made available now, called Firebreak. to simply enable camera’s panorama mode:

Firebreak via Cydia

Requires iOS 5 or higher Requires Gyroscope capable device, iPhone 4, or newer, or iPad 2. Enable built-in panoramas on iOS 5 Camera app. No icons added to the homescreen. The panorama button is added to the Options menu in the Camera app.
Once downloaded and installed you will have the panorama mode enabled.

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