By Jeff Benjamin on Feb 4, 2013
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, it’s finally here. After much anticipation, the hard working team of hackers that make up the evad3rs have released their iOS 6 untethered jailbreak tool to the public. The tool is called evasi0n, and it will let you jailbreak your iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches, on Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Evasi0n is an untethered jailbreak, and it works on every iOS device capable of running iOS 6, with the exception of the Apple TVs. That means that you can now jailbreak the iPhone 5, the iPad mini, the iPad 4, the iPad 4, iPad 3, the iPhone 4S, and various other iOS devices with evasi0n. Check inside for more information along with the download link. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 14, 2013
Have you ever wanted to go back and check your Mac’s entire download history in one fell swoop? With this handy Terminal command your download history is only a few steps away.
One of our readers tipped this to me via Twitter. It’s essentially an SQL command that you run via Terminal. It goes into the database and extracts the full contents of your download history logs as found in the LSQuarantineEvent. It doesn’t matter where, or how you downloaded these files, in most cases the download should be logged.
One exception that I’ve noted is with Mac App Store apps. Items downloaded from the Mac App Store are not logged here. Take a look at our video inside for a glance into how it works… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 21, 2012
It’s always great to open up the App Store and find a dozen new app updates waiting for download, but downloading so many items at once presents a small issue. If you’re like me and you have a ton of apps scattered around four or five pages in multiple folders, then it can be tedious to locate each app to check its download progress.
Download To Newsstand is a recently released jailbreak tweak that attempts to address this. It moves all pending downloads into the Newsstand folder for an easy to see centralized location for all pending downloads. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 7, 2012
Transloader is a new Mac app available on the Mac App Store, which allows you to remotely download files to your Mac via an iOS app. The two apps speak to each other via iCloud, with the iOS app acting as a means to forward a download URL for the listening client running on the Mac.
If you’re like me and always on the go, Transloader is a great way to save time by downloading files while away from the home or office. Take a look at our video walkthrough inside for a glance into how it works. Read More
By Sebastien Page on Oct 24, 2012
In case you were not able to watch the iPad mini keynote live as it was happening yesterday, Apple made the video available for streaming on its website shortly after. But for those of you who don’t want to be tied to a wifi network in order to watch the keynote, you’ll be happy to learn that the whole iPad mini event is now available as a podcast download from iTunes… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Aug 6, 2012
DownloadMove is a new jailbreak tweak that allows you to adjust the position of the download bar that appears when downloading apps from the App Store.
There are several positions included with DownloadMove; they include: Middle, Top, Bottom, Up, and Down. Sure, it’s not the most impressive tweak from a functionality standpoint, but DownloadMove is a decent choice for those looking for this sort of change. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Jul 28, 2012
We all knew something better than Chrome Download Enabler was inevitable, and now it’s finally here. Chrome Download Manager is a jailbreak tweak that was released just a few minutes ago to allow downloads via the Google Chrome browser.
Considering it has a name that’s similar to the legendary Safari Download Manager, I’d say it has some pretty big shoes to fill. Does Chrome Download Manager live up to its expectations? Read More
By Cody Lee on Jul 24, 2012
Yesterday, we mentioned that several users were reporting that the latest version of iOS 6 beta was not requiring them to put in their passwords when downloading free apps.
The news spread quickly, but the assumption was premature. It appears that Apple has quickly reversed this behavior via a backend update, and the password requirement is back in place… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jul 20, 2012
If you’ve been experiencing problems with the iOS App Store this evening, you’re not alone. Users from around the world are reporting that they are having issues with downloading applications.
At the moment, we’re having trouble getting the App Store to even load on our devices. And even when we are able to get apps to populate, trying to download them results in the above error… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jul 2, 2012
iOS power-users rejoice, the popular jailbreak utility Safari Download Manager is finally compatible with iOS 5. The tweak, developed by Dustin Howett, gives you a large amount of control over your mobile downloads.
SDM has long-since been a favorite in the jailbreak community, but has recently been all-but-forgotten due to its lack of iOS 5 support. But now it’s back, and better than ever. Here’s our rundown of SDM part deux… Read More
By Cody Lee on Mar 7, 2012
Although the App Store and all of its wonderful applications are accessible over a 3G network, there’s a bit of a caveat. Apple prevents you from downloading larger applications when using anything but a Wi-Fi connection.
That limitation used to be a measly 25MB, meaning anything over that would prompt a pop up that would tell you to connect to a Wi-Fi network to download. But it looks like today, Apple has bumped that limit up to 50MB… Read More
By Alex Heath on Oct 13, 2011
If you were one of the many people that tried to update to iOS 5 yesterday, you probably ran into a few problems. Apple updated and released an incredible amount of software yesterday, and the company’s servers couldn’t handle the heavy traffic.
When iOS 5 dropped mid-day, Apple’s backend got crushed with download and verification requests from users wanting to install iOS 5. Now, it seems that things are mostly back to normal, and you should be able to update to iOS 5 without a problem. Read More
By Sebastien Page on Jul 20, 2011
After weeks of anticipation, Mac OS X Lion, Apple’s latest and most advanced operating system, is now available for download, directly from the Mac App Store.
With over 250 new features, but most importantly a price tag of only $29.99, Lion is sure to be a hit. At 3.5 GB, this isn’t your typical download, either. I’ve been downloading it for a while, and the progress bar has barely moved so far… Read More
By Alex Heath on Jun 24, 2011
Apple has just released the second beta for iOS 5. Beta 2 is now available for download in Apple’s developer channel.
iOS 5 Beta is a 740MB download and available for all Apple devices from the 3rd gen iPod touch and up. Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 19, 2011
When Apple first unveiled iOS 5 earlier this month, Scott Forstall and company mentioned that the new firmware would house over 200 new features. While only a few of them were touched on during the company’s keynote, people have been working non-stop to uncover the hidden additions.
The latest tip to surface comes from the folks over at Apple’N'Apps. The blog noticed a change in iOS 5 that has to do with app downloading. It appears the new firmware will allow users to download multiple apps at a time, even over 3G… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 9, 2011
It appears that the App Store iOS application has received a nice little update. Users are now allowed to re-download previously purchased applications via iCloud, even ones that have been banned by Apple.
These are titles that were accepted into the App Store at one point, but have since been removed due to violation of App Store Guidelines, or simply because Apple said so. But folks longing to play banished apps like iTris again just might be in luck … Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 8, 2011
Although the average consumer has to wait a month or more to get their paws on the new Mac operating system, and twice that long for iOS 5, there is one cool new feature Apple unveiled this week that users can take advantage of right away.
The iDevice community all let out a synchronous sigh of relief on Monday as Apple announced the new Automatic Download feature for iTunes and iDevices. While there are some limitations, the feature can help you cut the cord between your iPhone and your computer.
The built-in utility instantly recognizes when you download media on an iDevice or desktop, and automatically pushes that media out to your other devices. Once enabled, any app, song or iBook title you download on one device, will automatically push out to your other gadgets.
Essentially, any iDevice with iOS 4.3.3 or computer with the latest version of iTunes qualifies for the new feature, as long as they are all using a common iTunes account. It doesn’t take much to turn on Automatic Downloads and it can be a real timesaver. Check out this quick tutorial: Read More
By Cody Lee on May 23, 2011
Earlier this month we reported on the return of a Cydia alternative known as Icy to the jailbreak scene. The renewed package installer came out swinging with a quick and simple user interface, as well as the ability to add all of your favorite sources.
From the same folks that brought you Icy, comes Installer 4.0. The Infini-Dev team posted on their blog yesterday that they had successfully ported Installer to iOS 4.3.3, let the nostalgia and deja vu begin… Read More