Developers hack Apple TV to run iOS apps side-by-side (video)

In an era where anything and everything is subject to hacking, especially if it’s an Apple device, a couple of developers — one of them previously responsible for porting iPhone 4S’ exclusive personal assistant Siri to older iPhones — have hacked an Apple TV to run iOS apps side-by-side. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith, with help from another developer … Continue reading “Developers hack Apple TV to run iOS apps side-by-side (video)”

Developer uses Siri to start car (video)

Some very interesting things have been happening lately surrounding Apple’s automated voice control system Siri. After a developer called platoni intercepted Siri’s interaction with its server at Apple and redirected it to his own proxy server, another developer has taken it a step further and used Siri to start his car. The “Siri Proxy” plugin I … Continue reading “Developer uses Siri to start car (video)”

Adidas website hacked

News is coming in that Adidas website has been hacked. The German sportswear and equipment maker has taken its website content offline after suffering a ‘sophisticated and criminal’ cyber attack. The company couldn’t confirm whether consumers’ data had been impacted, but nevertheless it took down the affected sites to be on the safer side and investigate into the matter. … Continue reading “Adidas website hacked”

Top 30 Cydia tweaks of 2011 for iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad (video)

While you may be the one who likes to follow the rules, the folks on the other side of the fence aka the rule-breakers aka the jailbreakers are having some fun too, exploiting what Apple doesn’t want you to exploit. To show you how much they are having, a kid from somewhere-on-earth does a pretty good … Continue reading “Top 30 Cydia tweaks of 2011 for iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad (video)”

How To: Bring back the old Facebook chat system

We’ve been receiving unhealthy reviews of the new Facebook Chat a la Sidebar system ever since Mark Zuckerberg’s men launched the feature in their ‘Something Awesome’ event last month. Many users complained that the sidebar occupied a large chunk of their page, squeezing the other bits around to fit in. This looked ugly and caused … Continue reading “How To: Bring back the old Facebook chat system”

iPad, Kinect come together for three-dimensional Augmented Reality (video)

Microsoft’s Kinect was one of the most wonderful things to have come out of the world of technology. Many wonderful things have been done in the past with the Redmond company’s magical gadget, with one of my own favorites being controlling a PC with hand gestures and, of course, turning Google’s Gmail Motion April Fool prank … Continue reading “iPad, Kinect come together for three-dimensional Augmented Reality (video)”

Hacked! China warns Google to back off or bear the brunt

In a classic case of Whodunit, China has warned Google to stay within their limits or suffer, after Google, who noticed quite a few gmail accounts being hacked, accused China of the unholy act. The Asian giant denied indulging into any act of hacking and suggested Google is playing a risky game by blaming them, which … Continue reading “Hacked! China warns Google to back off or bear the brunt”

PlayStation Network (PSN) down again, ‘not’ hacked it seems

It seems that Sony’s revival party has been cut short after the company went offline again with their PlayStation Network (PSN). The only difference this time, it seems, is that the network hasn’t been hacked again, but is suffering from another major issue. Previously, if you legitimately forgot your password and wanted to reset it, … Continue reading “PlayStation Network (PSN) down again, ‘not’ hacked it seems”

BREAKING: PlayStation Network (PSN) is online again (for developers)

Good News: Sony’s ailing and bruised PlayStation Network (PSN) is back up and running.  Spoiler: No not for you, but only for the developers. After a hat-trick of attacks on Sony’s PlayStation Network, Qriocity and Sony Entertainment Online services, the company looked in troubled waters but this move, though only internal for now, is a … Continue reading “BREAKING: PlayStation Network (PSN) is online again (for developers)”

Amazon App Store is US only — Hacked — Amazon App Store is global NOW!

Amazon’s Android App Store, which works only for people in the U.S, has now been hacked to work from anywhere and for everyone. Quickly re-visiting the happenings, it was back in October last year when we first told you that Amazon is building its own App Store for Android devices. Then came the announcement that you … Continue reading “Amazon App Store is US only — Hacked — Amazon App Store is global NOW!”

Hack your scores in Game Center! (video demo)

The hacker community seems to have upped the ante and are trying to hack almost everything that comes their way, with Apple’s Game Center being their latest victim. HackCenter is a new hack that lets you inflate your score, in any game, to how much ever you want, and then send the inflated score to Game … Continue reading “Hack your scores in Game Center! (video demo)”

Enable AirPlay on ALL Apps (Hack)

When it comes to hacking your iDevice, you look further than Cydia. A developer called Zone-MR has developed a hack which enables AirPlay in ALL applications, including Apple’s browser Safari. This is big because it means Apple could easily (and will most likely) enable it in future versions of the iOS. You can download the … Continue reading “Enable AirPlay on ALL Apps (Hack)”