Stories by Gary Ng

How to Increase Your iPhone Speaker Volume by 100%

One of the problems with the iPhone I find (along with many others) is the less than stellar speaker volume. I know 1.1.1 was supposed to address this issue, and some have tried the 3rd party software route of AudioAmp, but none of those methods have made a significant change. I am going to tell […]

How to Identify 1.1.2 iPhone Firmware from an Apple Store

***Enter my StealthSIM contest by posting a comment! Contest ends at midnight tonight!*** **Looking to protect your precious iPhone? Read my review of the InvisibleShield!** I’ve received a few emails asking about whether or not 1.1.3 firmware iPhones have hit the store shelves in US Apple stores. Well, what I can tell you is that […]

InvisibleShield: iPhone Full Body Screen Protector Review + 20% OFF Coupon

** Enter coupon code “iphoneinca” for 20% off your order! Click here to visit! I’ve been waiting to post about this since the day I received my InvisibleShield in the mail. I have read about InvisibleShield products before–they have protective films for over 1000 items, such as digital cameras, laptops, Nintendo DS Lites, PSP’s, […]

1.1.2 OTB Unlock Update

For those who have been following the online forums about the iPhone software unlock, you may have heard some conflicting reports. Recently, a video has been released showing a jailbreaked 1.1.3 iPod Touch! That means 1.1.3 has been in fact jailbreaked! Haven’t read about the 1.1.3 hardware unlock? Read it here. However, one notable hacker, […]

iPhone Firmware 1.1.3 and 1.1.2 Officially Unlocked via Hardware!

Jeez, we’re still waiting patiently for a 1.1.2 unlock, and then Apple springs the 1.1.3 firmware update on us. Forget about unlocking 1.1.2, let’s focus on 1.1.3 for today! A user from Vietnam has posted on the GSM forums that he has unlocked his 1.1.3 iPhone via a HARDWARE unlock! Yes, I said hardware–that means […]

How to Downgrade Firmware 1.1.3 to 1.1.2

If you read my post about the latest release of the 1.1.3 upgrade, then most likely you will hear about people who accidentally upgraded to 1.1.3. I’ve received many emails from people asking about how to downgrade from 1.1.3. Please everyone, be extra careful when updating your iPhone when following an unlock guide. Since the […]

Winners of the iPhoneRingToneMaker Contest!

Alrighty, so earlier this week I posted my first contest on this blog! Thanks to the kind folks at iPhoneRingToneMaker, I was able to give away three copies of their software. If you haven’t read the review, check it out, as it’s one of the easiest ways to add ringtones to your iPhone. If you […]

Apple iPhone 1.1.3 Unlock: Coming Soon?

*edit* Feb.9/08: The 1.1.2/1.1.3 OTB Unlock is now out! So the big announcements from Macworld have come and gone. Darn, no iPhone in Canada announcement! Looks like the wait will continue. The moment I got home from work I was bombarded with tonnes of emails in my inbox! On top of that, I was eager […]

iPhoneTheSolution: StealthSIM Review/Contest!

This is the post that will matter to those still locked on a 1.1.2 iPhone. As I told you before, iPhoneTheSolution sent me a StealthSIM to review. And as I mentioned, after I post about the review I was going to give away the StealthSIM in a contest. That’s right baby, a free StealthSIM, worth […]

Macworld: iPhone in Canada Announcement?

***Enter my iPhoneRingToneMaker Contest Giveaway! Three free copies are up for grabs! *** For all those Mac fanboys out there, this coming Tuesday, January 15th will mark an exciting day–Macworld 2008. This is the day where Steve Jobs makes his annual announcement on the latest Apple products and services. Remember last year? It was the […]

The Easiest Way To Transfer Ringtones to Your iPhone (Contest!)

Putting ringtones on your iPhone can be an easy task if you know how to do it. With 1.0.2, it was very easy using iBrickr to transfer ringtones to and from your iPhone. With 1.1.1, a bit more work was involved to get ringtones to your iPhone via SSH. With 1.1.2 it’s also fairly simple […]

iGoogle Launches for the iPhone

One of the best features of the iPhone is the internet capabilities of Safari browser. Web pages are rendered the exact same way they would look on a desktop or notebook computer. With the proliferation of the iPhone in the USA and parts of Europe (minus Canada–doh! Lucky I have mine, hehe), many companies are […]