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Connect your iPhone or iPod to an iPhone personal hotspot

Thanks to the new iOS firmware (version 4.3) you have the ability to create a personal hotspot from your iPhone device, that can act as a wireless internet gateway for other devices. Thanks to iOS 4.3 (or iOS 4.2.6 on the Verizon iPhone) if you have a tethering plan you can get an iPad Wi-Fi, and jump on the internet pretty much anywhere you want. The iPhone device becomes a tiny internet access point and mobile router. You can connect up to 3 devices to an GSM iPhone  — including the iPad. Just follow the step below: Turn on Wi-Fi personal hotspot on...

Make iPhone a fully functioning USB drive

Well, You can turn your iPhone into a fully functioning USB drive by using a jailbreak tweak available in Cydia. The name of this tweak is USB Drive. After you have installed this tweak on your jailbroken iPhone it will allow you to mount your iPhone as a filesystem to use as a USB device. Using this tweak you can transport videos, images, and files to your iPhone and you can use your iPhone as a normal USB stick. In order to install this tweak on your iPhone first you have to add http://apt.dmytro.me to Cydia then search for “USB Drive”. There...

How to edit the hosts file in MacOS, Windows and Linux

The hosts file is a text file that maps hostnames to IP addresses. Upon typing a url address on the browser, the system is checking if there is a relevant entry on the hosts file and gets the corresponding IP address, else it resolves the IP via the active connection’s DNS servers. The hosts file can also be edited to block certain hostnames (like ad-serving/malicious hosts), or used for web development purposes, i.e. to redirect domains to local addresses. Editing the hosts file in MacOS Open the Terminal.app Start typing Terminal on the Spotlight, or by going into Applications -> Utilities ->...