By Cody Lee on May 2, 2012
We’ve talked about PhotoAlbums+ a couple of times here on iDB over the past two years. The tweak adds a host of features to the stock Photos app like the ability to create password-protected albums on the fly.
Well the developers just released a major update to PhotoAlbums+, adding new PhotoStream controls to the package. And even better, they’ve given us 10 free copies to giveaway to our awesome readers! Read on… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Apr 30, 2012
Last week we brought you an in-depth look at Lima — the web-based Cydia alternative for jailbroken iOS devices. Needless to say, we were thoroughly impressed by what we saw.
If you’re anxious to get your hands on Lima, then here is your chance. As promised, we’re giving away three Lima beta invitations.
Want one? Check inside for the details… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Mar 26, 2012
The Word Wide Jailbreak Convention is scheduled to take place in San Francisco, on September 29th. A few high profile iOS devs are already lined up to speak or attend, and word on the street is that some iDB staffers will also be there, me included.
As an official sponsor, we work pretty closely with the whole JailbreakCon team. The guys have been really generous with us so far as they’ve sent us hats, t-shirts, and skins for iPhone.
Today, they take this one step further and are partnering up with us to give away some JailbreakCon gear and tickets to iDB readers… Read More
By iDB Staff on Mar 23, 2012
Ladies and gentlemen, we are pleased to announce that we have selected the winner for our new iPad giveaway.
Special thanks to all that entered! The feedback has been insane, and it’s truly great to know that there are so many fans of iDB out there.
As we’ve stated before, we really wish we had the means to provide all of you with a new iPad, but there can only be one grand prize winner… Read More
By iDB Staff on Mar 16, 2012
Ladies and gentlemen, this is by far the biggest giveaway that we’ve done at iDownloadBlog, and we’re inviting you to participate.
Yes, we’re giving away a 3rd generation iPad to one fortunate reader. Why buy a new iPad when you can get one for absolutely free?
All you have to do is follow a few instructions and you’ll be entered to win. The winner will be announced next Friday. Check inside for more details… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Mar 8, 2012
You know I’m not really fond of cases or skins, but I never miss an occasion to check a new one out, especially when it’s made to order. The folks over at Carved sent me a couple custom iDB skins a while ago and today I’d like to show you what it looks like.
Carved is a relatively new company that sells laser engraved wooden skins for iPhone, iPad and other devices. You can choose from a selection of skins for iPhone or for iPad, or even better, you can design your own custom skin to be laser engraved… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Mar 6, 2012
Yep, you heard right. The fine folks behind the Mac’s Reflection app were generous enough to provide five of our readers with registration certificates for a full copy of their app.
For those of you who haven’t already seen our coverage, Reflection is a Mac app that allows you to mirror your iPad 2 or iPhone 4S to your Mac, just as if it were an Apple TV.
From our hands-on testing we can confidently report that it works really well. Now you have the chance to experience the goodness for yourself.
It’s easy to win, just step right in… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Mar 5, 2012
Where’s My Water? How about “where’s my $10,000 iTunes Gift Card?” That’s likely what a fortunate person from Qingdao, China is thinking after being revealed as the winner of Apple’s App Store Countdown to 25 Billion Apps.
Winner Chunli Fu’s perfect timing when downloading Where’s My Water? Free yielded a virtual goldmine by App Store standards. Something tells me they’ll have no problem purchasing the $0.99 version of Where’s My Water? now… Read More
By Guest Author on Feb 23, 2012
One of the most famous online cricket games has been available for your iOS devices for a good few months now, and it’s fair to say I have a rather large addiction to the game.
Unlike the original Stick Cricket – free in the App Store – where the aim was to slog bowlers out of the ground, Stick Cricket Super Sixes now makes you take on a machine, the Bowlomatic 3000, hell bent on wiping you out… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Feb 17, 2012
The App Store is just about to hit 25 billion downloads, and to celebrate the event, Apple is having a massive giveaway where one lucky user will receive a $10,000 gift card to spend on apps and games.
Entering to win is pretty simple: just go to the App Store and download your favorite app (or any app for that matter). No purchase is necessary, but if you really don’t want to download an app, you can always use this form to enter the giveaway… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Feb 10, 2012
It doesn’t take long to realize that your mobile provider isn’t really worried when you go over your data limit. In fact, they’re happy to ding you with a fee for another allotment of data.
WeeTrackData is a jailbreak app that resides in Notification Center, and it puts you back in the data monitoring driver’s seat.
This is an awesome tweak that will help you monitor your data usage using a variety of intervals, and user configurable billing cycles. If you’re struggling with managing your data usage, then you don’t want to miss this… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Feb 7, 2012
We’re big fans of the Mobile Cloth here at iDB. I remember the very first time I used one of their microfiber clothes to clean my iPhone screen. I didn’t expect much at all but I was blown away by the results.
In a matter of seconds the Mobile Cloth removes fingerprints and smudges, but it also removes up to 98% of germs, without the need of any chemical… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Jan 27, 2012
The folks at GelaSkins emailed us yesterday to let us know that their eReader skins are now shipping in a velvety matte finish. The new skins blend with the page-like screens of eReaders and eliminate glare associated with the signature gloss finish.
This is all great news if you have an eReader such as a Kindle, Nook, or Sony eReaders. But we’re iPad people over here, and we like the shiny glossy finish.
To celebrate their new finish though, GelaSkins was kind enough to provide us with two $40 gift codes to give away to our loyal readers… Read More
By Joe Rossignol on Jan 22, 2012
iDownloadBlog is pleased to announce, in collaboration with Max Borges Agency, our giveaway of two AviiQ Smart Cases for the iPad 2. The high quality anodized aluminum case matches the look of your iPad 2 and works with or without Apple’s official Smart Cover.
AviiQ’s Smart Case is available in black, silver, green, blue, orange, pink, and red. While the case normally retails for $34.99, we’re going to give you an opportunity to win one for absolutely free… Read More
By Guest Author on Jan 10, 2012
iDownloadBlog is pleased to announce, in collaboration with Max Borges Agency, our giveaway of the Satechi R1 Stand for 7 to 10-inch tablets. The versatile arm hinge stand works with both the iPad and iPad 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, BlackBerry PlayBook, HTC Flyer, and many other tablets.
The stand, made of solid aluminum, is case-friendly and has rubber grips to safely secure the tablet in place. The Satechi R1 stand normally retails for $49.99, but we’re going to give you the opportunity to win one for free… Read More
By iDB Staff on Jan 6, 2012
The fine folks at FireCore have partnered with iDB for an especially-awesome giveaway. If you’ve jailbroken your Apple TV before then you’ve probably heard of aTV Flash (black). This full-featured jailbreak apps brings some amazing features to Apple’s little set-top box, including a web browser and wireless streaming support for many video formats.
In celebration of the recent untethered jailbreak for the Apple TV, FireCore has given us 10 licenses for aTV Flash (black) to give away to lucky iDB readers. We know, it sounds too good to be true. Read More
By Alex Heath on Dec 26, 2011
Some great developers from the iOS jailbreak community have put together a huge giveaway called iOSPromo for the holiday season. Filippo Bigarella, David Ashman, stm, Yllier, and Elias Limneos are all giving away multiple copies of their popular jailbreak packages for free to their Twitter followers.
The giveaway lasts for one week and includes popular jailbreak tweaks like LockInfo and Springtomize 2. More details after the break… Read More
By Alex Heath on Dec 17, 2011
Our friends at Just Mobile have partnered with us to give away 3 brand new Xtand Go White car mounts for the iPhone. You may recall that we told you about the Xtand Go several weeks ago, and now we’re ready to give 3 of them away to lucky iDB readers.
This flexible, versatile car mount for the iPhone sells for about $40 normally, and the new white version is not yet officially available in the US. The winners of this giveaway will be some of the first people in the US to get an Xtand Go White! Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 16, 2011
In need of a great conversation piece for your desk? Look no further than the iLaunch Thunder from Dream Cheeky.
The iLaunch Thunder allows you to launch Nerf-styled darts via a rotatable base using nothing more than your iDevice, its Bluetooth connection, and the free iLaunch Controller app downloadable from the App Store.
In our tests, the iLaunch Thunder worked just as advertised, though it is pretty pricey at around $100. But that’s okay, we’re giving this one away… Read More
By Alex Heath on Dec 7, 2011
We’ve giving away 5 gift certificates for the GelaSkins online store. Each code is worth $25. GelaSkins offers a wide range of skins and cases for all of your gadgets, including the iPhone and iPad.
Not only can your browse the artwork of over 100 artists who have made GelaSkins, but you can even create your own. If you win $25 to spend in the GelaSkins store, you’ll be able to choose or create an awesome case/skin for your favorite Apple device and have GelaSkins ship it to you. Read More