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Apple Releases Universal iOS Podcasts App

Written by Gradly on . Posted in Apple, blog, iPad, iPhone, News, Software

Apple Releases Universal iOS Podcasts App

Apple Releases Universal iOS Podcasts App

As expected, Apple was ramping up a dedicated universal app for all podcasts. touted “the easiest way to discover, subscribe to and play your favorite podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.” Head over to App Store and download for free here.

Podcasts app is the easiest way to discover, subscribe to and play your favorite podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Explore hundreds of thousands of free audio and video podcasts from the Podcasts Catalog, and play the most popular podcasts, organized for you by topic, with the all-new Top Stations feature.

App features:

– Enjoy all of your audio and video podcasts in a single app

– Explore hundreds of thousands of podcasts including shows in over 40 languages

– Try the innovative new Top Stations feature to find new podcast series in a variety of topics, including arts, business, comedy, music, news, sports, and more.

– Browse by Audio or Video podcasts, or see what’s most popular in Top Charts

– Tap subscribe for your favorites and automatically receive new episodes for free as they become available

– Stream episodes or download to listen while offline

– Skip forward and back using simple playback controls

– Turn on Sleep Timer to automatically stop playing a podcast while listening in bed

– Share your favorite episodes with friends using Twitter, Messages and Mail

– Optionally sync your favorite episodes from iTunes on your Mac or PC

– Sync your episode playback for seamless transition between devices

Google New 3D Maps Unveiled, Coming to iOS and Android Devices

Written by Gradly on . Posted in 3D, Android, Apple, blog, google, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, News, Tech.

Google New 3D Maps Unveiled, Coming to iOS and Android

Google New 3D Maps Unveiled, Coming to iOS and Android

During its “next dimension” press conference, Google unveiled their plans for its Google Maps service. With a brand new 3D mapping feature for Google Earth, captured by special airplanes equipped with Street View-like 3D cameras, the services will be coming to both Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks.

Watch the full event below:

The tentpole of today’s keynote probably the new offline mapping capabilities, where journeys can be planned and locations can be found regardless of whether you’re connected to the internet or not. Its enough to download the map of the desired location before you go and later you can use different features while offline. Awesome.

The announcement comes a week ahead of Apple’s WWDC in which its highly rumored the company will debut its own 3D maps service at its using from C3 Technologies.

Image via engadget

How to Unlock Any Jailbroken iPhone on Any Firmware and Baseband Using SAM

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

How to Unlock Any Jailbroken iPhone on Any Firmware and Baseband Using SAM

How to Unlock Any Jailbroken iPhone on Any Firmware and Baseband Using SAM

Unlocking the iPhone 4S, and the iPhone 4 has just got easy using a new unlock which been discovered that actually works for all iPhones and all firmware versions.

The method can be performed on any jailbroken iOS device using SAM package unlock. Here is a full tutorial that shows how to unlock any iPhone on iOS 5 or higher (running any baseband) using the SAM jailbreak package:

Step 1: Add the following repo to your Cydia sources: repo.bingner.com and then install SAM.

Step 2: Open SAM, go to Utilities, and tap Deactivate.

Step 3: Go back to the SAM main menu, and tap More Information. Under SIM Details copy your IMSI number.

Step 4: Remove your SIM, and replace it with the SIM you wish to use.

Step 5: With SAM enabled, tap Method, and select By Country and Carrier. Go back a menu, and select the correct country and then the correct carrier for your SIM card.

Step 6: Go back to More Information, and tap Spoof Real SIM to SAM. Next under SAM Details, delete the current IMSI number, and replace it with the one you copied in step 3.

Step 7: On the SAM main menu go to Utilities, and tap Attempt Activation. Your device should respring if done correctly.

Step 8: Open SAM and disable SAM. Close SAM.

Step 9: Open iTunes and plug in your device to your computer. You may have to unplug it and plug it in a few times. Be patient. You should receive a message stating that it failed to activate your device, but that’s a good thing, click ok. Be patient, and eventually you will see the carrier logo for your new SIM.

Note: From here on out you can freely switch between your original SIM and your new SIM. All you need to do is plug in the device and repeat step 9 to activate your desired SIM.

It’s recommended saving your Activation Ticket for each SIM that you use, as they might come in handy in the future. These can be found at: /var/Root/ibrary/Lockdown and you can access this easily with iFile or via SSH.

[via iDB]

Gmail Tap: New Morse Code Input Method Announced

Written by Gradly on . Posted in blog, google

Gmail Tap

Gmail Tap

The QWERTY keyboard was invented in 1874 and it is still used today, largely unchanged. Today Google has unveiled a new input method designed for the future: Gmail Tap for Android and iOS. Watch the video for details:

Gmail Tap takes the keyboard from 26 keys to just two. Every letter of the alphabet is represented by a simple pattern of dots and dashes, and once you know them you can type without even looking at your screen. This makes it ideal for situations where you need to discreetly send emails, such as when you’re on a date or in a meeting with your boss.

To get started with Gmail Tap, learn these character representations:

Gmail Tap Characters Shortcuts

Gmail Tap Characters Shortcuts

It’s April Fool’s day and Google are busy now, try to get the software again on April 2nd 🙂

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