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Last night, I was tweaking around the HTC Hero Cydget that is installed on my iPhone 3GS. Since I live in Singapore, I wish to have Singapore instead of the Grayslake (default) weather and now, HTC Hero cydget is showing my city’s weather on my iPhone 3GS lockscreen. If you’ve HTC Hero cydget installed and […]


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How to Change Default Root Password using Putty

by Alvin on November 17, 2009

If you’ve installed OpenSSH on your iPhone, I recommend you to change the root password immediately to secure your iPhone from Ikee worm attacks. On my previous post, there is a link to one of the Simon Blog post that show how you can change the root password using Mobile Terminal. And this post, I […]


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First iPhone Virus Affected my Jailbroken iPhone 3GS

November 17, 2009
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Recently, the world’s first iPhone virus known as Ikee worm surfaces, which targets all jailbroken iPhones. How do I know my iPhone is affected? The behavior of this worm are changing the iPhone lock screen background with a photo of Rick Astley and it displays the message Ikee is never gonna give you up. Then, […]

How I Restore and Jailbreak my iPhone 3GS 3.1.2 Again

October 23, 2009

Early morning, I saw my iPhone 3GS is displaying “Mobile Substrate Safe Mode” on the screen and I guess I must have installed too many apps last night thus getting this alert. If I can recall, the last app I’ve installed is Action Menu, which is used to customize the call out with more actions. […]

iPhone OS 3.1.2 Compatible Cydia Apps

October 13, 2009
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Some of the iPhone users reported that not all Cydia apps will work on their iPhone OS 3.1.2 and had to restore again to fix the clashes. If you have any installed Cydia apps works on your iPhone, it would be good that if you can share them with us to minimize the unnecessary iPhone […]

How to Backup your Appstore Saved Games

September 6, 2009

If you’ve got a lot of Appstore saved games and do not wish to loose them all as you need to restore or update your iPhone, you can backup your Appstore saved games using AppBackup. AppBackup is a cydia application that can backup all of your Appstore saved games in one shot and it will […]

Installing Cydia Applications – Adding Repository

August 22, 2009

So far, the applications you’ve installed are all available on Cydia installer, including OpenSSH, SBSettings and MxTube. If you’ve seen the applications from your friends that they are using now, but you can’t find on your Cydia installer. This is because the application they’ve used is from other sources, which you need to add it […]

Installing Cydia Applications – SBSettings

August 17, 2009
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Now you should already did the backup for your iPhone after installing OpenSSH, if you’ve not done so, you can check this guide to make a copy of your iPhone Contacts, SMS, Notes, calendar and more. The next Cydia application we’re going to install is SBSettings, which allow you to toggle on and off the […]

Installing Cydia Applications – OpenSSH

August 16, 2009
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If you’ve followed along with me on this post – Setup Cydia installer and installing jailbroken applications, your iPhone should ready and you can start to install any of the Cydia application available on the installer. Most of the applications are free of charge whereas some of them, you need to purchase. So far, I’ve […]

Setup Cydia Installer and Installing Jailbroken Applications

August 12, 2009
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Before we continue, make sure your iPhone is connected to the Internet as Cydia installer needs the connection to download the files to be installed on the iPhone. For iPhone 2G and those who had not subscribed to any mobile broadband, you can access the Internet through your home Wi-Fi connection. Go to Settings, Wi-Fi, […]