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PwnageTool 2.0.3 released, jailbreaks iPhone 2.0.2

Jailbreak your iPhone with the PwnageTool

If you’re one of the unlucky people who were duped into getting the latest software upgrade, you’ll be happy to know that the iPhone Dev Team have come up with the latest fix for the PwnageTool and you can now jailbreak 2.0.2.

[Via Dev Team]

JuiceCaster to help Curve users share video and pics

Juicecaster comes to BlackBerry

JuiceCaster just launched the beta of their video and sharing app for BlackBerry 8310 and BlackBerry 8330 users in the U.S., allowing them to post to Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, Photobucket, Blogger, LiveJournal, Typepad and plenty of other social networking sites. It’s too bad that it’s only on the BlackBerry Curve, but they promise that compatibility with the Pearl will be coming soon. Aside from broadcasting, JuiceCaster also lets you view other videos on the network so you meet all sorts of other mobile video microbloggin’ types. Head to JuiceCaster to get in on the limited beta.

[Via BlackBerry Cool]

iControl pad - turn your iPhone into a PSP-style gaming device

A mobile controller for the iphone

The iControl pad has been picking up some fame over at Gizmodo and TouchArcade. I remember seeing video about this back in June when the pad was just in development. The iControl pad has four face buttons, a D pad, Start/Select and an LED to show when it’s in use. This is exactly what console gaming needs for the iPhone. I’d love to try it out on some of the emulators that have been popping up.

[Via Touch Arcade]
Click through to see pics and learn more about the iControl pad

MediaFLO brings you live news on AT&T and Verizon

MediaFLO brings you live news

MediaFLO has expanded its news coverage to include three new standalone full-time 24/7 news channels to its award-winning mobile TV service: CNBC and MSNBC from NBC Universal, and FOX News. The new channels significantly increase the amount of live breaking news and in-depth current affairs programming available to AT&T and Verizon Wireless subscribers and will launch in time for the political party convention season. MediaFLO’s mobile TV service is available to AT&T subscribers as AT&T Mobile TV and to Verizon Wireless customers as V CAST Mobile TV.
Click through to keep reading about getting live news via MediaFLO

iQ212 launches Redneck Fishin’ for mobile

iq212 logoiQ212 Games today announced the release of Redneck Fishin’ for mobile. In the woods, the suburbs, or the city, Redneck Fishin’ allows players to fish for trout, bass and more using dynamite for bait.

iQ212 launches Redneck Fishin’ for mobile

Canada has the 2nd best iPhone reception on the planet

rogers\' iphone has the 2nd best reception on Earth

A recent study by Wired.com took 2,636 iPhone 3G owners from around the world and compared their download speeds. European T-Mobile users had the fastest average download speeds of 1,822 Kbps. Canadians came in second place with “average download speeds of roughly 990 Kbps”. Thanks Rogers!

[Via MobileSyrup]

The Ply - a cool concept phone from Japan

The Ply from Japan is a cool concept phone

Japan’s KDDI has put out some pretty great concept phones including a Yamaha-branded musical instrument phone. The latest, Ply, is inspired by…yep, you guessed it, plywood. The layers represent the phone’s various features which include a printer, pico-projector, and analog clock with a minute hand that actually swings out beyond the body of the phone itself. I would love this phone to come to North America.

[Via textually.org]

Nokia launches the N79 and N85

Nokia has launched the N85

Nokia has launched the N85 and N79 today. These phones are excellent devices for mobile entertainment. Just check out some of these awesome specs on the N85: 2.6-inch AMOLED screen, GPS, five megapixel cam, N-Gage compatibility, 8GB of microSDHC storage, WiFi, and a 28-hour music playback battery life.

The N79 also packs a lot of punch with a 5 MP camera, a dual-LED flash, GPS, 4GB microSDHC storage, WiFi, swappable back covers, and a 24-hour music playback battery life.

[Via Electronista]

Click through for a pic of the N79

Follow the elections from your mobile phone

Follow the elections from your mobile phone

If you weren’t already keeping tabs on the U.S. elections news through Viigo, Google now has a mobile site to help you keep up to date. The site’s not much to look at but there’s plenty there, including links to McCain and Obama’s YouTube video channels, check out what they’re reading through Google Reader, the latest election news items, and even mobile maps around convention centers. Head on over to m.google.com/elections on your phone to get all the latest coverage and info.

[Via Official Google Mobile Blog]

iHologram for the iPhone creates hologram on 2D surface


iHologram - iPhone application from David OReilly on Vimeo
iHologram for the iPhone was created by David O’Reilley and it’s pretty revolutionary. The app creates the illusion of a 3D cat that walks around your screen.

iHologram combines anamorphosis and the iPhone’s gyroscopes to achieve this awesome visual magic trick. Anamorphosis is a way to draw things distorted so, while watched at a certain angle, they pop out of the 2D surface as if they were real.

[Via Geekology]