iMessage Waiting for activation

iMessage Waiting for activation

This post is currently about the iOS 5 beta 1, but may apply to future versions of iOS 5. Are you having issues with iMessage not activating?  This is very similar the the FaceTime issues where it says waiting for activation. You may find that iMessage will activate if you add another email address.  When […]

How to enable the Camera app from the lockscreen in iOS 5

lockscreen camera

The Camera application got some really cool upgrades in iOS 5. One of my favorite features is the ability to use the volume up button to snap a picture.  This makes it so much easier to take photos now. Another way Apple has improved the speed of taking pictures is allowing users to launch the […]

How To Enable Custom Vibration Patterns in iOS 5

Custom Vibrations iOS 5

Another great new feature in iOS 5 is the ability to have custom vibration patters.  This is a very nice little tweak to help you differentiate alerts while your phone is silent.  Now you can assign a unique vibration pattern to anyone in your contacts. You can also change the default pattern for everyone in […]

How To Enable AirPlay Mirroring In iOS 5

iOS 5 airplay mirroring

One very cool feature of iOS 5 is the ability to display your iDevice on your HDTV with an Apple TV over Wi-Fi.  You no longer have to use an HDMI cable.  Currently iOS 5 only supports the iPad, and I believe only the iPad 2 at that.  This is probably due to the processor […]

Fix: POSIX: Socket is not connected

Are you getting the error POSIX: Socket is not connected error in Cydia when trying to download a certain application?  This error happens when you loose connection during the download.  You may be downloading a large file that is say 15MB, and your iPhone goes to sleep.  This will terminate the connection and you will […]

This device isn’t eligible for the requested build

this deivce isn't eligible for the requested build

Did you get the error in iTunes that your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch could not be updated. This device isn’t eligible for the requested build? Well it seems like many people are getting this error if they are updating to the latest version of iOS and Cydia does not yet have your SHSH files […]

BREAKING: Google To Launch Music Cloud Service Today


Well it looks like Google is rushing to beat Apple to the punch. It seems as though Google is going to launch Google Music today at it’s annual Google I/O developer conference. UPDATE: CONFIRMED, sign up for an invite here Google will be taking the same approach to streaming music as Amazon. This means […]