iPhone Software

Developers Show Off Tons of Exciting New iPhone Apps at the WWDC

Apple and some of their featured developers spent a good deal of time showing off some of the new and exiting native applications coming with the official release of the iPhone 2.0 software/firmware. Developers included SEGA, TypePad, eBay, and Loopt - who showed off their very cool social networking application with location based services. Below is a little bit of information on some of the applications developers presented.


As you can imagine, SEGA was there to announce a native game for the iPhone (presumably you weren't expecting an office productivity application from SEGA). In this case it was the well-known SEGA classic Super Monkey Ball. The SEGA

SpoofApp: Fake Your Caller ID and Voice on the iPhone

Though it would have been better if SpoofApp had been around for April Fools' Day, there's still plenty of uses we can think of to fake (or "spoof") your caller ID. Yes, most of these are for reasons involving practical jokes. Not all, though, there are definitely legitimate uses for spoofing your caller ID -- everything ranging from conducting business from the road to checking in on your kids. So, when one of our readers wrote in about SpoofApp, we thought we'd spread the word.

How To: Video Wallpaper on the Apple iPhone

The unofficial iPhone development community has contributed numerous applications which serve to make your life easier and/or make you more productive. While the subject of this HOWTO, vWallpaper, does neither, what it does do is offer up some eye candy to wow your friends and neighbors with.

video wallpaper

vWallpaper allows you to replace your boring old static wallpaper with video wallpaper. That's right, wallpaper that moves. The good news is, if

iPhone Dev Team Bought Out, Pwnage Release Cancelled: April Fools'?

Earlier today, iPhoneFAQ reported on the delayed release of the highly anticipated iPhone tool named "Pwnage", which was supposedly poised to bring about a new era in iPhone hacking/jailbreaking/whathaveyou tools. However, according to a recent press release published on the iPhone DevTeam's website, not only will Pwnage not be released, but the iPhone DevTeam has ceased all activity in the iPhone development community -- both a result of a buyout offer from an unnamed source.

lots of money

Unlike other jailbreak solutions, which require users to restore and re-jailbreak and/or unlock their iPhones with each subsequent iPhone firmware release, Pwnage was touted to allow an individual to modify their iPhone only once with Pwnage, then subsequently perform normal iTunes updates while keeping the iPhone in a jailbroken/open state. As mentioned above, the release of Pwnage was expected over the weekend, but failed to come. The iPhone DevTeam updated their website on March 30th indicating tha the release of Pwnage would be delayed, but would be coming "sometime this week".

As it turns out, Pwnage will not be released. Earlier today, the iPhone DevTeam updated their website with a press release which indicates that the team will no


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