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The Complete JailBreak Guide Using Absinthe

Absinthe 2.0 series had just been released and it is definitely one hell of a good news for all iPhone lovers around the world. When Absinthe 2.0 was released few days back, every one was so crazy about it and the server on Cydia nearly went down due to the enormous traffic!

I know you have iPhone 4 S or even iPad and you can't wait to get your iDevices jail broken. So, here's the step by step guide in jail breaking using Absinthe 2.0 series.

1. Download Absinthe 2.0 here

2. Extract Absinthe 2.0 and install the program.

3. While installing, make sure you back up your iPhone or iPad. Well, there is basically no way in hell you might fail the jail breaking but again, it is never too late to be safe. You can either back up using iTunes or through iCloud but for me, I back up both just to make sure and to be on the safe side.

4. Run Absinthe 2.0 program and you will see something like this below:

Use Absinthe 2.0 for jailbreaking iPhone
5. Once back up is done, plug in your USB cable to your iPhone or iPad and this is what you will see.

If you do it correctly, Jailbreak button will lights up
6. All you have to do now is keep your fingers crossed, a short prayer and then press JAILBREAK!

7. Roughly, it would take a few minutes but not longer than 10 minutes for a jailbreak. Of course, you got to be patience and once you see the image below, you are all ready.

Great! Jailbreak completed!
8. Once you see 'Done, enjoy!' that means that the jailbreak is completed. However, you still have one more step to go before you can pull out the cable.

9. Run through your winterboard or your main screen and search for Cydia. For those who are new to Cydia and jail breaking, this is the icon you should hunt for:

The famous Cydia icon for jail breaker
10. Click on Cydia and let it run and update the files. Once everything is done, then pull out the USB cable and start enjoying your new jail broken iPhone or iPad! Remember to run a few full battery charges before you can determine battery life after jail break.

Popular questions and answers

Q: What happens if it shows fail to jail break or some error pops up during jail break session?
A: Failure to jail break with Absinthe is pretty rare. However, if that happens, all you have to do is to unplug the USB cable and do a hard reset. After that, re-jailbreak again. It should work like charm now.

Q: Is it advisable to have a clean restore and wipe prior to jail breaking?
A: Well, it really depends on individual. For me, I do a full restore everytime I am planning for jail breaking. I prefer a clean install instead of just updating the files. To answer your question, it is advisable to perform a full wipe on your iPhone or iPad before jail breaking but it is not compulsory.

Q: My iDevice battery life sucks after jail breaking! Help!
A: Do a few full battery run first and after that, check for your battery life again. 

Friendly tip: It is always great to jail break your device but this does not mean that you should install everything you could find on Cydia store. Just install those vital components and you should be doing just fine.

Hope this article helps and happy jail breaking!

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Honest Review: Vapor Pro Royal Purple By Element Case

Vapor pro Royal Purple - Limited Edition
It really took sometime for me to decide if I really want to buy an OEM or genuine casing from Element Case. As we all know, Element Case is one of the most talked about product of all time and the design is superb. However, all these come with a huge price tag with it. So, I asked myself if I would really want to spend more than RM 400 just for an iPhone case. I think the answer is pretty simple.

I checked around and I came across this site called as Cases Will. This site is pretty cool sinde everything here are very cheap. Even better, the cases sold are way cheaper than most of the Element Case providers here in Malaysia. I was really tempted to buy it since I could easily get one Vapor Pro for just below RM 80. What a bargain right?!

Okay, so I purchased my first case, Vapor Pro Royal Purple from Cases Will and I am pretty sure you are not able to find it on Vapor official site now. The last time I checked, it was sold for a 'limited time' only. Okay, so here's the full review of it plus juice photos for you!

I placed my order and paid using PayPal on 16th April 2012. I am just being choosy and did not want to spend more dime on the express courier. So, I sticked to China/Hong Kong Express Parcel service which was free. It is said to take about 14 to 21 working days to reach Malaysia.

After 2 weeks, I was shocked as I did not receive my parcel yet. Of course, I checked the tracking code provided and it is all written in Mandarin and the last was said 'Send out from China' and the path went cold. I was not afraid it was lost but rather, I do not want the parcel to stucked at Malaysian Custom at Shah Alam!

I received a notification from Pos Laju on 2nd May 2012 that I have a parcel to be collected as there was no one at home to collect on behalf of me. Now, let's head over to some pictures shall we?

Complete review of Vapor Pro Royal Purple by Element Case (OEM version)

1. Design of the OEM version (score 9/10)
Very well made. That is what I can say! Well, it does look 'around the same' with the original one except for the black colour finishing on the side.The OEM version from Cases Will is matte type while the original one has glossy finish.

2. Does the size match? (score 7/10)
When it comes to matching the iPhone size, I would give a 7 out of a possible 10. Yes I am very choosy and thus, it is hard to achieve my expectation. After tightening the screws, the case seems to be a little bigger than the phone. Well, there is no shaky part at all but you are able to see some silver lining of the iPhone close to the edge. Refer photo for more details.

3. Effect on signal (score 8.5/10)
I tried both WiFi and mobile data and the signal for the phone is still good. I don't see much effect with this so-called 'high quality' metal on my phone. However, there are some time where WiFi connection drops suddenly when I am on idle. Pretty Impressive if you would asked me.

4. Touch and feel of OEM Vapor Pro (score 9/10)
I would say the finishing is great and it feels great. This is my first metal casing and thus, it does felt a little weird holding it. However, it will not be fair for me to mark down this Vapor series just because of my 'lack of experience'. The edges are very smooth and no edgy feeling felt throughout the phone and corners. Again, another huge surprise by a product made from China.

5. OEM vs Genuine Vapor Pro (score 9/10)
Honestly, I would say if I place both the OEM and genuine one side by side, I would have a hard time deciding which is the real one. In fact, this OEM version of Vapor Pro made by Cases Will is very good and honestly, I highly recommend them all to anyone who is interested to buy an affordable but high quality Vapor casing.

Grand Total Score: 42.5 out of a possible 50 points

So, what do you think? For me, the case is definitely a great choice especially when you are in need of a high quality case with an affordable price. Highly recommended for all and yes, I am loving it every moment now.

If you are interested, you can check out the website here: CasesWill.com

After Getting My First Nuffnang BE, What's Next?

I already got my first BE campaign this week as said here My First Nuffnang Buffered Earnings. So what's next? I know what it takes to get those highly said CPM campaigns and it was well proven with my blog being chosen as one of the lucky ones.

Well for starters, I tested with this blog and of course it took me close to 3 weeks with all my writing backlinks techniques and many more. So I asked myself, what's next after My First Nuffnang Buffered Earnings? Well, I ain't getting enough with these Buffered Earnings and I really hope more to come!

Traffic for this blog has always been great. Honestly, I have no idea what is making the crazy unique traffic daily but whatever method I did, they are really making the mark right now. This going to be a pretty short post this time around and I hope to see more BE coming soon!

My First Buffered Earning! Thank You Nuffnang!

I was pretty busy lately with my new job and with my new website which causes me many sleepless nights. I still remember on Monday, I checked my Nuffnang's earning and there wasn't any increase. That was pretty harsh on me as even though I had very less update recently, I received quite a spike in traffic recently. It could probably be the backlinks I done previous months.

Anyway, it is crazy 12.30am right now as I am heading to be for my day two at new work place (something I am very fond of) in like 7 hours time, I decided to open my Nuffnang account and checked if I receive any BE (Buffered Earnings or Metered Earnings). There was already something hitting my head hard at the back saying "Nah, maybe you ain't getting anything thanks to your BUSY and NEW website".

I didn't wait for the website to open but just continue normal browsing on additional tabs on Google Chrome. Suddenly, I saw something 'not so familiar' and I was took a double looked at it. I was WTF?!

Okay, that was shocking. I didn't expect that honestly. I was too busy with my new dot com (duh I am so proud of it) and this totally caught me by surprised. Of course, the BE was for Big Fat Reality and I wish was for both this blogspot and even BloggersDeck.com.

Oh well, I can't be greedy right? Okay, I am heading off to bed and I would like to thank you Nuffnang for everything especially this. Is a great present for me and there is not a better time it could come! I need it so much right now :)

Oh ya, if you have the time, do have a look at my new website and give me ideas, would ya? Here you go: Bloggers Deck - Tips To Help You Earn Money Online.

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