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I just ran across a great little app called TuneIn Radio that lets you listen to “thousands of your favorite […] stations and programs” on your favorite iDevice. It’s currently selling for $0.99 on the App Store, and it’s worth every penny.

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My son finally talked me into helping him jailbreak his iPod Touch, but we ran into a snag. Since he’s running iOS 4.1, we’re using limera1n. Unfortunately, limera1n got as far as putting his iPod into Recovery Mode, but it wouldn’t go any further.

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Recovering From a Nasty Windows Virus

by Michael on August 29, 2010 · 0 comments

My son’s Asus Eee PC 1000HE running Windows XP recently contracted a nasty virus. Unfortunately, he didn’t tell me about it right away, and we ended up having to completely restore his system and start over from scratch.

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Watch Netflix on Your iPhone

by Michael on August 26, 2010 · 0 comments

This is just a quick note to say that the Netflix app has finally been updated to work with the iPhone and iPod Touch (it was previously iPad only). You can even stream over 3G on the iPhone. Pretty slick. Get it here.

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Our 12 year old’s iPod Touch headphones recently stopped working. More specifically, there was no sound coming out of the right ear. Unfortunately, since these are the same headphones that ship with the iPhone, complete with the on-wire volume control and microphone, they’re not cheap to replace.

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With Apple’s release of iOS 4 just around the corner, you might be wondering how to stop iTunes from automatically updating the system software on your iPhone or iPod Touch. This is particularly important if you’ve decided to jailbreak your device.

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One of the most frequent recommendations that you’ll read when it comes to jailbreaking your iPhone or iPod Touch is to back it up first. Before you begin, it’s important to distinguish between synchronization and backing up.

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As I noted last night, I’ve finally decided to jailbreak my iPhone. After a bit of research, I decided to use Spirit, which offers an “untethered” jailbreak. This post is a rundown of the process.

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