iPhone How-Tos

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How-To: Restore Your Hacked iPhone

 Disclaimer: Mac|Life can not be held responsible for any problems that may arise from the hacking and unhacking of your iPhone. Be sure to research any hacking and unhacking procedures thoroughly before proceeding.  With the iPhone App Store opening for business at any moment, many iPhone owners are looking at their jailbroken, unlocked or otherwise hacked phones and deciding a little time travel might be in order. After all, it’s quite unlikely programs acquired from the App Store will run on anything but Apple-approved, untouched hardware. With that in mind, let’s run through the various methods of “revirginizing” your iPhone.

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iPhone Buzz Kill

 For as long as I’ve owned my iPhone, it’s held a permanent spot on my desk in its dock adjacent to one of my JBL Creature speakers. My cell phone is my primary form of communication in and outside my home, so it needs to be within reach at all times; and with so much e-mail checking and Internet browsing, it also usually needs to be charged. 

iphone image with SoonR interface There’s more to this hot little gadget than you ever imagined. We offer 25 tips that help you take total control of your iPhone.

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5 More iPhone Tricks

After spending some time at my local mall during the official iPhone launch, I decided to saunter back to the Apple Store the following day to spend some time with the device, since I could get nowhere near it on Friday. Of course, I had seen the commercials and the keynote, and watched a few customers play with their new toys after the clock struck 6:00 p.m. but there's nothing quite like holding one of Apple's phones in your hands, sliding the unlock bar and watching iPhone's icons glide into position.

How to Remove the iPhone SIM Card

image of iphone SIM card slot

We have photos so you can see how it's done. All you need is a paper clip.