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New OTB 1.1.2 iPhone Guide: Downgrade, Activate, Jailbreak

As the iPhone finds its way into the hands of more and more Canadians, and they are exposed to the awesomeness of the Jesus-phone, more people will start heading south to get their hands on one. That was all fine and dandy say, 3-4 months ago, but with the new 1.1.2 unlock that has yet […]

How to Setup MMS on the iPhone with Rogers

The 3rd party iPhone developers out there never cease to amaze me. First, a fix for my SMS voicemail notifications, and now an application to let me send MMS (multimedia messaging service) picture messages on my iPhone on Rogers via EDGE. How to setup MMS picture messaging on the iPhone with Rogers? It’s a very […]

How To Configure Gmail IMAP on the iPhone

How to Configure Gmail IMAP on the iPhone What is your current email provider of choice? If you’re not using Gmail you’re missing out big time! Google recently released the ability to configure Gmail accounts with free IMAP. For those unfamiliar with IMAP, it differs from POP accounts by the fact that all emails are […]

The Easiest Way to Unlock Your New 1.1.1 iPhone

Okay, the last time I posted about unlocking a brand new out of the box iPhone with firmware version 1.1.1 involved a long, complicated process. That was because when I bought my iPhone, the guide I previously posted about was the one of the first to hit the forums. Please remember this blog is to […]

How To Unlock Your Apple iPhone 1.1.2

How to Unlock Your Apple iPhone 1.1.2 Did you happen to buy a NEW Apple iPhone from the USA within the past month or so? Have you been bugging that friend or relative down in the States to pick you up a precious iPhone lately? Well, if that has been the case, you need to […]

Using An Unlocked iPhone in Canada: What Features Work?

I received an email earlier from a reader that posed an interesting question: What works on an unlocked iPhone in Canada? Are there iPhone features that are missing? Are there any hidden costs or charges that could accrue by using an unlocked iPhone in Canada with Rogers or Fido? Well, I am going to relay […]

Canadians! Check Your iPhone Firmware Before Buying

Before I bought my iPhone I wanted to make sure that I was going to be getting a model that had the 1.0.2 firmware. At the time, only the 1.0.2 versions could be unlocked. Low and behold, of course when I picked up my phone for $399US, it was the 1.1.1 firmware! DOH! Well, I […]

How To Update Apple iPhone Firmware 1.0.2 to 1.1.1

So right now my 8GB Apple iPhone was working perfectly with unlocked version 1.0.2. I had downgraded my iPhone from the factory 1.1.1 firmware, but now I wanted to update to the latest firmware. Why update to v1.1.1 and not stick with 1.0.2? Well, for starters, the v1.1.1 firmware update included some new features: New […]

Fix iPhone SMS Voicemail Notification For Rogers & Fido

Hey everyone, here we go with another quality post on how to tweak your iPhone for all you Canadians out there. Now, my GSM provider is Fido (which is owned by Rogers) in Canada. The problem for iPhone users out there is that those on firmware version 1.0.2 or 1.1.1 lack the SMS voicemail notification […]

How To Unlock Your 8GB Apple iPhone v1.1.1

How To Unlock Your 8GB Apple iPhone v1.1.1 When I first picked up my 8GB Apple iPhone, the v1.1.1 firmware had just been released by Apple. Turns out the iPhone I picked up from the Apple Store at Alderwood Mall was the newest 1.1.1 firmware–DOH! So that meant the online guides enabled me to “jailbreak” […]

Top 5 Ways to Buy iPhones for Canadians

The Top 5 Ways to Buy iPhones for Canadians So let me get this straight…you have seen the breathtaking, revolutionary device, called an iPhone, right? And now you want to get your scrubby little paws on one? Sounds easy enough, right? Well, think again if you’re not living in the mighty USA or in Europe. To […]