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Unlimited Music and skips on pandora

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Alright if you are anything like me you really like to listen to music but I myself can not afford to buy enough songs to satisfy my diverse listening choices. Because of that I use Pandora… A lot….

So much in fact that my  radio in my truck automatically connects to my phone and starts playing pandora by default and I dont even know what small business radio stations are around me in my area . As a result I run out of time on pandora quickly and I cant stand not being able to skip songs when one comes on I do not like. This post is to help those like me learn how to bypass the system and get no ads and skip as many times as your heart desires on multiple platforms including Windows computers, Android devices, and iPhones.

THIS POST IS IN NO WAY CONDONING THEFT OF MUSIC OR PIRACY. IT IS SIMPLY EDUCATIONAL TO SHOW HOW IT CAN BE DONE Finding The Best Forklift Train the Trainer Certification. WHAT YOU DO WITH THE KNOWLEDGE IS PURELY UP TO YOU AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES  OF YOUR ACTIONS

First I am going to start off with the simplest and easiest one to do.

Windows:

This one was extremely simple

Goto THIS SITE and download the Saver2 bundle

Once installed there will be a couple icons listed. To listen to pandora just click the Listen Only icon, log in, and enjoy. Simple as that. Your regular media controls will work so you can skip songs and pause while in the middle of what ever game you so desire to play!

 

Android:

This one is still fairly simple I will outline the steps below (this is for both phones and tablets)

  1. Uninstall current pandora client!
  2. Enable 3rd party installs by going to settings (on my device its under settings>more>security>Unknown sources
  3. Use your phone to browse to http://bit.ly/1mnk4aC
  4. Install and enjoy!

You use this client just like the one off the app store but it does not stop you from rapidly clicking the skip button to your hearts content! (although I would recommend some sort of self control)

 

iPhone:

This one requires you to jailbreak your iDevice. Don’t know how to do this? CLICK HERE be sure to read up on the risks and the proper way to perform the jailbreak and above all DO NOT PAY A WEBSITE TO DO IT!

  1. Jailbreak device
  2. Open cydia
  3. Click the “Manage” tab
  4. Select Sources and click edit on the top right
  5. Select add
  6. type in cydia.xsellize.com/ and press add source
  7. Follow directions on the screen to add
  8. Scroll down and click Xsellize
  9. Scroll down more and find “Pandora Skip hack”
  10. Enjoy!

 

Enjoy the tunes!

 

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p.s. HOLY CRAP!!!! I MADE A INFORMATIVE POST!!!!

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iPhone App Review: Linerider

July 26th, 2009 | Category: apple

My review of linerider for the iPhone…

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Man dies after loosing beta iPhone…

July 23rd, 2009 | Category: apple

A man in china has died after reportedly committing suicide possibly due to the loss of a prototype iphone v4. The man worked for Foxconn a manufacturer for all iPhones based out of china. Reports are that he was integrated searched his home was also searched. Some reports also say that he was held in solitary confinement and even tortured. All this because of a lost phone? Come on guys really?

Anyway you can read a lot more information over at gizmodo or just google search it…

[Source: Gizmodo]

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Smallest “Server” rack ever?

July 15th, 2009 | Category: apple

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Do you have a need for 5 file / web servers? Do you have very little space? Do you have enough cash to buy 5 iPhones and a nifty rack for them? Well then the product above is just for you!

IT Media

In recent months some have chirped that the iPhone is really a sort netbook in disguise, and now with the debut of a new prototype, the iPhone may start doing double duty as an ultra portable server solution. Created by Japan’s FreeBit, the iPhone server farm prototype houses up to five iPhones and is really just a showcase for the company’s Serversman software.

The free software supports the iPhone, iPod Touch and Windows Mobile phones allowing you to use your phone for network storage, as a file viewer or as a mini-web server. You can see a video explanation and demo of the entire set-up here.

Interesting idea however I will stick with my p4 file server 😛

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Badass MBP – I WANT!!!!

July 04th, 2009 | Category: apple,Pc Mods

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The above is the most badass unibody Mac Book Pro I have ever seen!

It is the stealth customized by colorware and it is one of 10 that are out there.

For specs you are looking at

  • 3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 8GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM (2x4GB)
  • 15-inch Matte Widescreen Display
  • 256GB solid-state drive
  • SuperDrive 8x
  • Backlit Keyboard

The price however is the real killer. It goes for $5999.99 before shipping :S

I still want one!

[Source: Colorware]

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iPhone 3gs unlock demoed

July 02nd, 2009 | Category: apple

Its been a busy month for the dev team with both 3.0 released and the 3gs and soon 3.1 firmware. But in there true awesom ways they have shown proof of concept on a iphone 3gs unlock / jailbreak. As shown in the above video. So that is good news your you 3gs owners out there.

THIS IS AS GOOD A TIME AS ANY TO TELL EVERYONE! WHEN THE 3.1 FIRMWARE IS RELEASED DO NOT UPGRADE UNLESS YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE ABLE TO JAILBREAK / UNLOCK. ALWAYS WAIT TILL THE DEV TEAM POSTS SOMETHING ON THERE SITE. I WILL ALSO POST ON HERE IF / WHEN IT IS SAFE TO UPDATE.


[Source: Dev-Team Blog]

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Good news for 3gs owners…

June 27th, 2009 | Category: apple

So you bought that fancy new 3gs with its better camera and compass but now you cant use all the fun apps that cydia has. Well good news coming out of the dev team.

we were able to verify that the 24Kpwn exploit that the hybrid team used on the iPod Touch 2G is still applicable to the bootrom of the iPhone 3GS. That means we can use the same sort of technique used by our current redsn0w tool to jailbreak and unlock the iPhone 3GS.This is great news, but how did it happen?  Why didn’t Apple fix this in their normal cat&mouse fashion?  Well it seems this bootrom was cut in about the August 2008 timeframe, so the unintended early reveal of 24Kpwn earlier this year didn’t affect the iPhone 3GS.

For our technical notes on where the 24Kpwn exploit is in the 3GS, see here (pastebin hash of it is here).    Our original blog post for when this exploit was first found is here.

And yes, ultrasn0w will be able to be used on the iPhone 3GS for you unlockers! (In fact, without any modifications whatsoever!)

Important: Apple has not given up on the cat&mouse game, and in fact there are challenging aspects of the 3GS jailbreak that aren’t in the other devices.  It’ll take some time to safely work these into our tools, but the fundamental weaknesses are there:  The bootrom is exploitable via 24Kpwn, and the baseband is exploitable via ultrasn0w.  (And just like with the 3G, ultrasn0w for 3GS requires that you not update your baseband when Apple comes out with new firmware.)

Now if my previous guesses are any indication I would say within the next week or so you 3gs guys will have your happy hacking going again.

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Record videos on iphone 3g [Screw you 3gs owners!]

June 26th, 2009 | Category: apple

This video details the uStream broadcaster application that you can get via cydia! Very nice app and tells the iphone 3gs owners that we can record videos too 😉

Here is the video I recorded during the above video…

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iPhone MMS on t-mobile!

June 25th, 2009 | Category: apple

Ok here is how to make the above work on t-mobile! [note this may work for other providers however I have only tested it on t-mobile USA]

Once your iPhone is jailbroken and unlocked you will want to do the following

Goto Settings>General>Network

Make sure Data Roaming is turned on and 3G  is OFF then go into Cellular Data Network.

From here enter in the following

Cellular Data:
apn: internet2.voicestream.com
username:
password:
Visual Voicemail:
apn: wap.voicestream.com
username:
password:
MMS:
apn: wap.voicestream.com
username:
password:
MMSC: 216.155.174.84/servlets/mms
MMS Proxy 216.155.165.50:8080
MMS Max Message Size:
MMS UA Prof URL:

Now reboot your iPhone and you are good to go!!! You will now have a little camera icon next to your message window on the sms/mms application.

AS ALWAYS TRY THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK!! THE CHANCES OF SOMETHING GETTING MESSED UP WHILE DOING THIS ARE VERY VERY SLIM HOWEVER IF YOUR PHONE BREAKS ITS NOT OUR FAULT!

happy hacking

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Unlock your iPhone 3g Firmware 3.0 with ultrasn0w!

June 24th, 2009 | Category: apple

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Ok this is a quick and simple one… Follow yesterdays post for jailbreaking and then you can move on….

  1. Ensure you have upgraded to iPhone OS 3.0
  2. Jailbreak your iPhone 3G using redsn0w or PwnageTool (this will also install Cydia/Icy)
  3. Run Cydia or Icy
  4. Please add the repo repo666.ultrasn0w.com to Cydia or Icy. That last “o” is actually the number zero “0”! If you use the letter “o” you’ll get an error.
  5. Search for ‘ultrasn0w’ in cydia or icy and install ultrasn0w
  6. Reboot your iPhone 3G
  7. T-Mobile USA users should disable 3G before using ultrasn0w
  8. Enjoy

Thats all there is to it! Now one minor issue I noticed. The phone may drop signal and regain it for the first 5min or so after unlocking. After that everything will work like it should.

One perk is if you were using a turbo sim like I was you may see better signals I know I did

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