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How to enter DFU mode when Apple device has non-functional physical buttons

Getting your iPhone enter DFU (Device Firmware Update) mode can be tricky, as it involves carefully timed pressing and holding of multiple buttons. Imagine the situation when your Apple device have broken Power and/or Home buttons which do not work as expected, and the need to get your device in DFU mode arises.

Thankfully, the leading jailbreaking utility redsn0w offers a solution to create DFU .IPSW firmware restore file for users who are not able to get the DFU mode using the button combination.

iPhone DFU mode

Fixing redsn0w iPhone WTF mode

While trying to fix an Apple iPhone 3G stuck at boot logo because of a corrupt baseband, I frequently encountered "iPhone 3G (WTF Mode)" error in redsn0w never seen before (as shown below). The older redsn0w version which worked well with this old hardware (Apple iPhone 3G) showed no solution to the problem but thankfully the newer one pointed at the right direction.

WTF Mode in iPhone 3G

[Video] Microsoft's Future Vision: Live, Work, Play

Technology is transforming our life at work, on the go, and at home and the trend is going to get better. To make things even better, Microsoft has established an Envisioning Center, which is all about imagining how technology could be used to make life easier and more enjoyable, sometimes in small ways and sometimes in revolutionary ones. The Envisioning Center developed inside Microsft's Redmond campus, incorporates new ideas and latest technologies encompassing scenarios at home, work and places in between to make our future life comfortable.

Microsoft has also released a video showing the snapshot of future after five to ten years from now. Do watch the concept posted below.

Future vision

Free Hindi Keyboard For Android Devices

We have already learned how to install Hindi font support on your Google Android device, which takes care of Hindi font display. Here is an excellent offering from Google to take care of the writing, allowing typing of messages, updates on social networks or emails in Hindi on your Android device.

Free Android App, Google Hindi Input allows users to take advantage of a Hindi keyboard to type with support for "Hindi transliteration". The transliteration mode enables users to type in Hindi's Devanagari script by using English words; for example if you type "Hindi" in English it gets converted to "हिंदी" automatically.

Hindi keyboard for android

How to check Apple iPhone IMEI for carrier lock, warranty and contract status

When you purchase an Apple iPhone you must validate crucial information related to your phone, there exist quite a few, free online iPhone IMEI checker services allowing users to check there Apple phone's warranty, registration, activation, phone support and contract status as shown below. There also exist free services which allows users to check whether there phones are carrier-locked to At&T Network, USA or not; this comes handy when one wants to get there devices carrier unlocked.
IMEI Checker
AT&T Lock Status Checker

[Video] Super Awesome "What You Click Is What You Wear" Augmented App For Virtual Shopping

Games and online shopping would be the two niche's which gets to benefit the most from augmented reality, there have been many applications, games and utilities which lets us enjoy "virtual reality" today but this new "What You Click Is What You Wear" technology simply blasts everything else away to the dustbin.

Solution for redsn0w "Usb communication problem" error

Unlike cryptic and non-informative iTunes Error Codes, jail-breaking utility redsn0w do offer useful information to diagnose possible issues. A common error encountered with redsn0w is "Usb connection problem", but despite the clear message and obvious solution to fix USB connection between the device and computer there could be other reasons for the error.

[Video] Sailfish Mobile OS

Sailfish Mobile OS is something many are looking forward as an alternative to current ones, here is a sneak preview video of the OS on a testing device.

[Video] Apple Was Past !!!!

Technology is leaping ahead with great pace, here is an interesting video which shows how Samsung's innovative flexible OLED display technology would empower future gadgets; defeating Apple devices in the tech race.

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