iPhone OS hacker, GeoHot, released an updated version of Blackra1n earlier this week, a jailbreak utility for iPhone OS 3.1.2 and iPhone baseband 05.11.07 that now includes a carrier unlock that lets you use the iPhone on any GSM carrier.
We covered the initial release of Blackra1n that was Windows only, but now a Mac version of Blackra1n is available. Mac users can use Blackra1n to jailbreak or unlock all iPhone and iPod Touch models regardless of its hardware generation.
Using the application is simple. You just connect the iPhone or iPod Touch using the standard … Read more
Many of you are getting new PCs these days, either as a gift, or just because there's a shiny new operating system out there. But once you get it fired up and the operating system installed, it's time to populate it with good software. Don't just take all the dreck off your old machine people. Use this as an opportunity to start fresh. Let me give you the seven essential pieces of software for your new PC.
First, there's security. You need an antivirus app, and it's not something you need to pay for. CNET'… Read more
The Dock in Mac OS X acts as a launcher, program switcher, and much more. But if you want more space and flexibility with your main program and file launcher, you might want to try DragThing. This popular and well-tested shareware GUI-enhancer has become an indispensable addition to OS X for many users. If you want a new way to organize your apps and files, this feature-rich utility is the perfect tool.
As part of his Master of Fine Arts thesis project, Zach Gage wrote a game to run on Macintosh computers that resembles Space Invaders but with a digital roulette twist--for every alien space ship the player destroys a random file on the computer is deleted.
"Lose/Lose is a video-game with real life consequences. Each alien in the game is created based on a random file on the player's computer. If the player kills the alien, the file it is based on is deleted. If the player's ship is destroyed, the application itself is deleted," the … Read more