Whited00r Brings iOS 5 To Older 1st And 2nd Generation iPhones And iPods

Owners of older first-generation iPod Touch devices or second-generation iPhones, who are missing the ability to run Apple’s latest iOS 5 operating system. Might be pleased to know that the newly updated software application called Whited00r 5.1 has been released that will allow you to install iOS 5 directly from iTunes onto these older devices.

Whited00r 5.1 provides an unofficial custom version of Apple’s iOS 5 operating system which has been designed to run on all iPod Touch devices and anything except the Apple’s first generation iPhone. Providing users with a variety of features only available in the new iOS 5 software.


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Retro Atari 2600 iOS Speaker Dock

There are plenty of iOS speaker docks available to choose from, but if you are looking for something a little more retro and original, this modified Atari 2600 might be the perfect iOS speaker dock for you.

This retro iOS dock has been created by Daniel McLeod of Black Mountain Audio. Who has removed the original Atari’s internal electronics and replace them with a pair of computer speakers and subwoofer, together with a modified gaming cartridge which has now being converted into a 30-pin dock, for either your iPhone or iPod Touch device.

Atari 2600 iOS Dock

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NES Controller Hacked To Play iCade iPad Games

If you have any NES controllers lying around and enjoy a little gaming, you might be interested in this new hack that has been created by Paul Rickards. Who has taken a standard NES controller and modified it to work on the iCade games on the iPad.

Rickards admits the hack happened as a accident, while playing around with iMAME on his iPad together with his homebrew Commodore 64 keyboard. Which is connected to his iPad via a modded USB connection, he accidentally struck a key. Which then prompted iMAME to say “enabling iCade mode”.=

NES Controller iCade iPad Hack

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Dingleberry 3 Now Available To Easily Root BlackBerry PlayBooks

The developers of the handy Dingleberry application which has been designe to enable BlackBerry PlayBook owners to root their devices. Have this week rolled out a new update to the software taking it to Dingleberry 3, and included a number of great new features to make rooting your PlayBook even easier.

The new Dingleberry 3 application now includes an easy rollback feature allowing you to downgrade your PlayBook software with ease. Which is necessary to root the device after Research In Motion rolled out a software update for their BlackBerry PlayBook that closed the security hole exploited by Dingleberry.

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Terminator T-1 GTA IV PC Mod Is Awesome (video)

Any fans of the Terminator films looking to spice up their Grand Theft Auto IV game with a little T-1 love. Might be pleased to know that a new Terminator T-1 mod for the PC version of the game has been created by William Peddall. Replacing the body of Niko Bellic’s character with a T-800 endoskeleton, watch the video after the jump.

Terminator GTA Mod

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CyanogenMod 9 Equipped With 4G LTE Toggle Switch For Verizon Galaxy Nexus? (video)

If you were a little disappointed to learn that there would be no LTE toggle switch on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. You will be pleased to know that Gregory Sarrica, is currently developing a toggle button for the next-gen internet connectivity, to hopefully be included in a future build of CyanogenMod 9.

Gregory has contacted the Engadget Mobile website to reveal the possible inclusion of the handy 4G LTE toggle switch. Which is at the moment being reviewed before being formally accepted into the new CyanogenMod 9 build. Watch a video of the LTE toggle switch in action after the jump.

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PS Vita Plays Genesis Games Using Double Emulator Technique (video)

Sony’s new PS Vita gaming console which has been recently launched and only been available for under a month. Has now been tweaked to allow user to be able to play Sega Genesis games.

The Sega games are played using a double emulator technique using the homebrew Genesis emulator originally built for the PSP, running inside the Vita’s own PSP emulation software. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

Ps Vita Sega Emulator

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Grand Theft PC Mods Work On Android And iOS Versions (video)

Gamers who have already purchased iOS or Android versions of the recently released Grand Theft Auto III on to tablets. Might be pleased to learn that PC mods already created for GTA III can be used on the tablet versions.

The Grand Theft Auto port to tablet is almost exactly the same as the PC version and once you gain access its file structure, you can then use the install the created PC mods to enhance your tablet iOS and Android GTA III games. Watch the video after the jump to see them in action.

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The Aerodyne PC By Jeffrey Stephenson

Jeffrey Stephenson is well know for creating custom computers, and we have featured a number of his creations here at Geeky Gadgets, his latest one is called the Aerodyne.

The Aerodyne is made from a combination of mahogany and aluminum and it is based on a fanless mini-ITX case design, inside the case there is an Intel Core I3-2105 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, and it is running Windows 8.

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Apple TV Hacked To Run Fullscreen iOS iPad Apps At 720p (video)

The developers behind the Apple TV MobileX project have released a new video of their work this week, which shows iOS applications running in full 720p via a modified Apple TV.

In the video after the break you can see Apple TV MobileX being used to run applications such as Facebook, Maps, Safari and YouTube. However most of the applications available in the Apple iTunes App Store should also run without a problem say the MobileX project development team. The video below is not using AirPlay, but running the iOS applications directly from the Apple TV scaling them to 720p.

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Kindle Fire 6.2.1 Update Pre-Rooted Software Made Available

If you have been affected by the roll out of yesterdays Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update by Amazon. You will be pleased to know that even though the update brought some bad news for rooted devices. There is now light at the end of the tunnel. Over on the Xda-developers forum, user “eldarerathis” has already put together a pre-rooted version of the stock Kindle Fire 6.2.1 software.

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iOS 5.0.1 Redsn0w Tethered Beta Jailbreak Unveiled

Last week we covered the launched of the untethered version of the iOS 5.0.1 Jailbreak that was coming to a final release for all A4 iOS Devices. Well this week has brought the launch of the tethered version of the Redsn0w tethered jailbreak for older iOS devices running version 5.0.1. Unfortunately currently the tethered jailbreak doesn’t support iPhone 4S and iPad 2.


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