MagicPad

23 12 2008

-50% Off sale (Limited offer only)

Category: Productivity

Size: 0.6 MB

Seller: Proximi, Inc.

version: 1.0

MagicPad for iPhone, which once drew a lot of attention due to its copy & paste feature, is now on promotion to celebrate holiday season. Originally sold at USD$3.99, MagicPad is now available download at iPhone App Store.

While we are waiting for Apple to implement a system-wide copy & paste feature, MagicPad brings us copy & paste feature while writing note (but only work within MagicPad itself). Even copy & paste feature may not be what you’re looking for, MagicPad is still a very good replacement of the original Note application. It provides a rich-text editor that allows you to change font size, type or highlight your text with different colors.

To highlight text for copy & paste, you can just double tap and hold on any part of the word where you’d like to begin the selection. Then drag your finger until the end of the selection. Afterwards, you can just copy or cut the selection and paste it somewhere else. Copy & paste works pretty well within MagicPad. But for starter, you may need to take a few trial to get used to text highlight. The video will better show you how it works.

Features:
– Copy, Cut & Paste: easily move text within a note or to a brand new note

– Rich-Text Editing: customize text with 6 different fonts, 5 sizes, 8 colors, and 4 effects

– Email: send your rich-text creations to yourself or share with friends

New in this version * Email enhancements:

– CAPTCHA removed
– Ability to send email through iPhone Mail App
– Ability to send plain-text emails
* Ability for users to sort notes by:
– Date Modified
– By Title
– Manually
– Ascending or descending view
* Users can now set default text attributes
* Swipe delete action added for notes
* Ability to edit/delete several notes at once
* UI improvements
* Bug fixes

You can download here via iTunes link or download cracked .ipa file here.

MagicPad bring cut/copy and paste on your iPhone

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Sally’s Salon

22 12 2008

Manage your own virtual beauty salon! Help Sally spread her salon savvy from the shopping mall to the glittering lights of Hollywood in this stylish and engaging challenge based on the hit online game. Work with Sally to revamp everyone, from little old ladies to punk rockers to impatient celebrities, in five unique salon locations. See the detail and download via iTunes and cracked .ipa file here.






Turn Your iPhone Into Video Camera (Jailbreak Beginner Vol.2)

21 12 2008

This is volume 2 of the iPhone Jailbreak for Beginner series. In my previous post, i was covered how to use and install Cydia for Jailbreak Beginner Volume 1. The question is, What is the first application to install via Cydia?…

Cycorder is Free Video Application

Personnally, Cycorder is definitely the first application to download and I highly recommend every jailbreak user to put this application on your iPhone. For those who haven’t heard of Cycorder, Cycorder lets capture video using iPhone’s built-in camera. Cycorder is not new to long-time jailbreak user. It’s been released since Aug and I had put up a post about Cycorder at that time. For jailbreak beginner, you may refer to my post on how to install Cycorder via Cydia.

iPhone Video Recorder

Cycorder is not the only application to add video capture capability to iPhone. iPhone Video Recorder also added video capability on iPhone but it’s not free application.It offers a trial version that allows you record video for 30 times. And, it costs you USD$19.95 to upgrade to the full version. iPhone Video Recorder, developed by Dream Catcher is the first comer of iPhone Video Capture application and has been released the application to iPhone since 1.x firmware.

Same as Cycorder, iPhone Video Recorder can record both audio and video to compressed MPEG4 format. In mid-Nov, Dream Catcher released iPhone Video Recorder v3.0. The new version adds:

  1. Real time MOV-format Recording
  2. Huge Improvement in Video quality
  3. Spy-mode Recording (Record video even when iPhone Screen is turned off)

iPhone Video Recorder is available via Cydia. To download, please add iPhone Video Recorder source “http://www.iphonevideorecorder.com” to your Cydia source, and install it. See my post on how to add sources via Cydia.

Which one should you head for?

Compared with Cycoder, iPhone Video Recorder comes with more options (e.g. video mode, audio recording quality) to configure. And, it lets you directly upload the video to YouTube or send it via email. Both applications are awesome and power your iPhone with video capturing feature. But considered the price, the *free* Cycorder is definitely the top choice.





7 Cities TD

21 12 2008

Size: 39.3 MB

Seller: Ayngaran Vamatheva

Latest version: 1.0

Note: As you are all probably aware by now, you should reboot/reset your iPhone fairly often to keep large apps like 7 Cities TD  running smoothly without crashing. So, if it crashes, just reboot your iPhone and it’ll run fine.

Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch and requires at least iPhone 2.2 software update. Its available at App Store for $4.99 only. Like Fieldrunners and Tap Defense, 7 Cities TD is a Tower Defense game staged to the backdrop of the beautiful Amazon region. You are The Defender, tasked with building towers along the Amazon rivers to protect the ancient Golden Cities, and stop the pirates and their evil minions. To help you do this, you have the latest technologies and the ancient secrets and mysteries of the Golden Cities at your disposal.

While this game is based on Tower Defense at its core, it features some unique elements not found in other Tower Defense games. Each tower can gain experience and level-up based on their kills and the kills of other towers in their vicinity. As towers gain levels they can acquire new skills that enhance their effectiveness. There is no limit to the levels that a tower can reach. Towers can also be upgraded an unlimited amount of times. The interplay between upgrades and leveling adds much more depth to your strategy. Add to this the various types of skills available you now have a much broader and deeper playing field.

Features:
– 7 unique hand-drawn maps ranging in difficulty and design
– 2 game modes: Campaign and Survival
– 7 towers: each with an unique look and abilities
– Upgrade your towers and level them up
– 12 individual tower skills that can be unlocked and acquired as towers gain experience and reach higher levels
– A wide variety of enemies: from small scout ships to gigantic creatures of the deep seas
– High-quality 2D graphics, animations, fully dynamic particle systems featuring fire, smoke, ice, and fireworks!
– Original music and sound effects (or you can listen to your own iPod music while playing)
– Camera pan & zoom
– Save & load any time
– Online high score submission & ranking (http://neptune-studios.com/7/highscores/)
– Pirates!

You can download here via iTunes link or download cracked .ipa file here.







Heroes Faddle Theme (WinterBoard)

21 12 2008

If you are fan of Heroes at TV Shows, you might be want to customize your iPhone with Heroes Faddle Theme. Its available under Theme section in Cydia for free. Includes Heroes wallpaper with apps icons, lockscreen mode and Heroes battery theme. See the detail instruction on how to install Heroes Faddle Theme.

Heroes Battery Theme and LockMode Screen

You may also see the most recommended Vista Mobile Theme (WinterBoard)





How To Use Cydia (Jailbreak Beginner Vol.1)

20 12 2008

Cydia is the 1st Stop after Jailbreak (What is Cydia?)

With iPhone Jailbreak, Cydia will be the first application you need to know and start with. One of top reasons to jailbreak iPhone is to enpower it to install third-party applications. And, Cydia, developed by Jay Freeman, is the heart of all. You may consider Cydia as the App Store for jailbreak iPhone, that lets you download and install third-party applications on iPhone. Personnally, Cydia is like installer manager, its can make up your iPhone with common application for smartphone requirements. Its provide a lot of open source third-party application to install and sometime i called Cydia is “Cydia Installer”.

Cydia Developed by Jay Freeman (Saurik)

Why Cydia and 3rd-Party applications?

As you know, since the release of firmware 2.0, Apple enables every iPhone with the game-changing App Store. Developers can put up application on App Store for every iPhone user to download. Okay then, what’s the point to have Cydia? The short answer is not every application can get through Apple’s approval process and appear in App Store. A very good example is NetShare, which tries to turn iPhone 3G into a wireless modem, that was banned by Apple for some reasons. Cydia is here to fill the gap and lets you download other 3rd party applications that you probably can’t find on App Store.

How To Use Cydia For The Very First Time

Cydia is very easy to use and well manage. If you know how to use App Store, you’ll have no difficulties with Cydia. The first time you launch Cydia, you’ll be asked to select the type of filter: 

  1. User (Graphical Only)
  2. Hacker (+Command Line)
  3. Developer (No filter)

For normal user, you can just set the filter to “User (Graphical Only”. With this setting, Cydia will filter out those applications which you’re not interested.

Upgrading Cydia

Followed by the filter setting, you may be prompted to upgrade some essential packages. Just go ahead to upgrade it. This makes sure you’re using the latest version of Cydia. As you can see screenshot below, there is 4 essential packages to upgrade and size for several file to upgrade  its too big. Just tap the “Ignore (Temporary)” button for upgrade it one by one packages. Go to “Changes” at haptic menu and you have to upgrade 4 essential packages to upgrade it one by one.

Cydia’s UI (User Interface)

Cydia offers an intuitive interface for you to manage application packages:

Home – The home screen shows the latest news of Cydia. You’ll also find featured packages, sources information, user guide and other developer-related information here.

Section – You can find all the available applications for download here. Application packages are organized into specific categories and folders.

Changes – What’s the new application just released on Cydia? “Changes” shows you the latest release available and also alerts you for any application upgrade. The latest application will be available at the top list sorted by latest date.

Manage – Keep track with all the installed package. You can use “Manage” to upgrade / uninstall packages. Also, it is the place to add / remove Cydia source.

Search – Search for application in Cydia

How to install an application in Cydia

To install application in Cydia is very easy and pretty straightforward.

  1. First, locate the application package.
  2. Just tap “Install” button and then tap “Confirm” to confirm the installation
  3. And Cydia then download the package & install it automatically. Sometimes you’ll bring back to Cydia and sometimes you’ll bring back to “SpringBoard” depend on the what type application do you install. You may read my instruction here on how to install one of the favourite Cydia application, called MxTube for example.

How to upgrade / uninstall an application in Cydia

As said, all installed packages can be found under “Manage” menu. To upgrade / uninstall an application,

  1. Tap “Manage” and then “Packages”.
  2. Select the package you want to uninstall or upgrade.
  3. Tap “Modify” and then “Remove” to uninstall the application package. If an upgrade is available, Cydia will also show you with an “Upgrade” option. Just tap on to upgrade the application.

Tap on “Modify” button to upgrade or remove

How to add repository source in Cydia

Application in Cydia are hosted by different repositories. From time to time, you may add new repository into Cydia. For example, you find a new repository URL (e.g. http://ispaziorepo.com/cydia/apt) which provides great iPhone themes. And you want to install those themes. To make those applications available in Cydia, you have to install the repository first.

As long as you know the repository URL, add a new repository is very straightforward.

  1. Tap “Manage”
  2. Then tap “Source”
  3. Tap “Edit” and then “Add”
  4. Type the repository URL and tap “Add Source”

Cydia will then look up the URL and retrieve any applications available from the new repository. You may see detail instruction on how to add sources via Cydia.

By default, Cydia comes with a list of package sources (i.e. repository). You can find them under “Home” menu of Cydia. Just tap on “More Package Sources” and  install one of them.

Go ahead and enjoy with Cydia. Now the volume 2 has been released, click here to proceed for Jailbreak Beginner Volume 2. Don’t forget to download Cycorder for free that powers your iPhone with Video Recorder.





Transfer Files Between iPhone And Computer Using DiskAid

19 12 2008

DiskAid is a freeware that lets you transfer files between iPhone / iPod Touch and computer and enables your iPhone as USB thumb drive or external HardDisk. Its size about 0.9MB and come with new version DiskAid 2.11 for PC Windows XP SP2/Vista. Also compatible with Mac Os X 10.4 or higher, PPC/Intel with new version DiskAid 2.0. It supports iPhone 2G & 3G with firmware 1.1.1 to 2.2.

In this case, DiskAid will be the right tool for you. DiskAid provides an intuitive user interface (Interface same as file explorer) and lets you transfer files with USB connection. Just connect your iPhone to computer via USB cable and launch DiskAid. DiskAid automatically detects the iPhone and show you the files on iPhone.

DiskAid comes with three types of main acces selections which locate the left bottom: DiskAid, media and root folder. DiskAid folder is for you to put any files (e.g. document, excel, powerpoint) to carry on-the-go. When select media folder, DiskAid shows to the image folder of iPhone. You can copy photos in camera roll, videos and songs in ipod directly to computer and etc. You may also create your own folder to tranfser your files and documents with various format such as pdf, doc, excel, word, video files with MP4 and MP3 songs into media folder. You may not need to access the root folder normally unless you need to hack some of the iPhone settings.

DiskAid is free to download. You can download it directly from here.


Note: For incoming new post, i will release the new article about how to use DiskAid to transfer file between iPhone and Cydia Apps such as how to transfer downloaded YouTube file from MxTube to PC. Stay tuned…

Updated: See the details on how to transfer photo to PC (Transfer Files Vol.1)

Updated: See the details on how to transfer Screenshot picture to PC (Transfer Files Vol.2)

Updated: See the details Transfer Files Volume 3

Updated: See the details Transfer Files Volume 4