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Setup Rogers EDGE Settings for the iPhone

Canada has some of the most expensive data rates in the world. Remember the guy with the $85,000 phone bill?! Anyways, if you want to setup your iPhone with Rogers, make sure you're on a data plan if you want to use mobile internet (WiFi remains free). It's going to be expensive so get ready!...

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 Top iPhone Optimized Websites

One of the best features by far on the iPhone is the powerful Safari browser. Finally mobile users can experience one of the best web experiences on a cell phone (I sound like Steve Jobs, haha)! Anyways, there are websites out there that are optimized for the iPhone's 480x320 resolution touch screen, whether it's in...

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...

Buying An Unlocked iPhone From iPhoneNow.ca

Update (Feb.1/08): Authorities ask for help: http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=39bd6190-0ce8-49b7-ad04-cf2e5f0313ba&k=14629 Consumers can report their dealings with iPhoneNow.ca at 1-888-564-9963 or by e-mail at info@bpcpa.ca Update: iPhoneNow.ca is in the news: http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=cf51ae03-de31-46fb-a632-725dc8809508&k=53201 For those on the Westcoast of BC, particularly those in the Lower Mainland, you might have seen the television ads running on the TV listings channel. What...

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...

iPhone Monthly Plans in Canada with Rogers & Fido

I've received a few emails asking about what plans can be used with an unlocked iPhone in Canada. I know there are some experts out there, but there are also some beginners just new to this "unlocking" stuff. So I'm going to try to explain everything in detail, so excuse me if you already know...

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...

iPhone Hacking: Vocabulary and Applications Defined

As a Canadian starting out on a quest to obtain the almighty "Jesus Phone", there is some terminology you should try to understand before you jump into the scene. It may sound complicating reading about terms such as "jailbreaking", "unlocking", "firmware", "baseband", "iBrickr", etc. I'm going to try and explain the terms and applications you...

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...