Top Apps and Reasons to Jailbreak the iPhone or iPod

Ah, jailbreaking. That great iPhone adventure that starts with the timidness of breaking free of Apple’s control and ends with the excitement of taking full advantage of your powerful (and expensive!) device. At one time, there was a debate about the legality of jailbreaking. Apple wanted it to be illegal under the DMCA and consumers wanted the freedom to do what they wish with devices they have purchased. Well, in the end, the consumers won and jailbreaking continues on as it always has.

For those new to the jailbreaking scene, what follows is a list of some of the best apps available for jailbroken iPhone and iPod Touch devices. For more information on jailbreaking, search Google with your device and firmware version. Generally, if you have a 3.x firmware, blackra1n should work for you and if you have a 4.x firmware (excluding >4.0.1), should be your method of choice.

Without further delay, let’s take a look at some fantastic apps: Continue reading

Track Your iPhone – iPhone Theft Prevention

There are many reasons to jailbreak the iPhone – Infinifolders, Infiniboard, Infinidock, Winterboard, etc. The list goes on and on. However, here’s a really practical reason to jailbreak – theft prevention. Available only on jailbroken phones, Cylay does just that. Continue reading

iPhone Medical Software Review, Part 2

See Part 1 of the iPhone Medical Software Review

Well, I just finished up Internal Medicine, so I’ll go over a few of the software programs that I found useful during the rotation. These are programs for the iPhone but there may be similar versions for Droid or other platforms. This review will cover three programs: Lab Tests, MedCalc and ECG Interpret. Continue reading

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