Most of you might have already know by now that an all-iOS device jailbreak called JailbreakMe 2.0 (Star) has been released. This new tool utilizes userland jailbreak vulnerability which enables it to jailbreak any iOS device on the latest firmware right from the Safari browser. More details on the jailbreak can be found here, and here.
JailbreakMe 2.0 Star is the name! - The userland jailbreak for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, 3G on iOS 4 / 4.0.1, iPod touch on iOS 4, and iPad on iOS 3.2.1 is out !!. It is a browser based jailbreak, all you have to do is to browse to http://jailbreakme.com from your iOS device to jailbreak it. Servers are probably thrashed right now. Keep trying until you successfully load the page. We will be back with quick how-to guides soon. Stay tuned for that !!
Its finally here! Skype app for iPhone and iPod touch has finally been updated to support the new multitasking feature in iOS 4. With this new feature, you can now receive calls and instant messages with the app minimized in the multitasking tray.
Sherif Hashim, the guy who found the exploit to unlock 05.12.01 / 05.13.04 baseband on iPhones running iOS 4 is back with a video, which shows us how to activate iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G without the original SIM card. You can use any SIM card you like ! iPhone 4 users though will have to cut SIM to micro-SIM card size before using it.
With iOS 4, Apple introduced iAd program so that developers can generate some revenues whilst keeping their apps free in the iTunes App Store. While the ads delivered by iAd are interactive and all, they are still of annoyance for most users. And so if you like your apps ads free, you can disable them all using a free app called iAdKiller for jailbroken iPhones and iPod touches.
In an unexpected update to his last blog post titled “Meh”, Geohot has announced that he, for the time being at least has kind of abandoned the whole iPhone jailbreak and unlock scene. The reasons according to him are as follows.
It’s been quite a while since Apple gave their iPod touch line a major refresh in terms of hardware. In fact all models since the 1st-gen iPod touch pretty much does the same thing. Although the 3rd-gen iPod touch, which is also known as iPod touch 3G is really fast compared to the previous generation iPod touches, but that is pretty much about it as it does the same thing – only faster. But now according to a leading UK retailer, Apple is going to pump up the next-gen iPod touch 4 / 4G with iPhone 4 like features such as FaceTime, 5MP camera with 720p video recording capabilities, A4 processor, gyroscope and a lot more!
Android 2.2 aka Froyo is without a doubt the best version of Android OS that we have seen yet! But so is the iPhone 4 and iOS 4 for Apple.The main thing which everyone was interested to find out was about the speed of the browser which Google (at I/O 2010) claimed to be the fastest amongst any of the mobile web browsers available on any platform today.
Sn0wbreeze 1.7 for 4.0 has been released. Just like PwnageTool 4.0 / 4.01 for Macs, you can now create custom pwned / jailbroken ipsw files on Windows too which can now jailbreak all iOS devices (except iPhone 4) on iOS 4, including iPhone 3GS (new bootrom), iPod touch 2G (MC models) and iPod touch 3G. But there is a catch to it! You will need to have their SHSH blobs saved for iOS 3.1.2 in order to successfully jailbreak these devices on iOS 4. Also the jailbreak for iPhone 3GS (new bootrom), iPod touch 2G (MC models) and iPod touch 3G on iOS 4 will be tethered, which means whenever you turn off your phone, you will need to re-connect it to a computer to be able to turn it back on.
Sn0wbreeze 1.7 for 4.0 (for Windows) has been released. This release supports iPhone 3GS (old and new bootrom), iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 2G (MC and non-MC models), and iPod touch 3G. Though iPhone 3GS (new bootrom), iPod touch 2G (MC models) and iPod touch 3G will have to be either on 3.1.2 firmware, or will need to have their SHSH blobs saved for iOS 3.1.2 in order to successfully jailbreak these devices on iOS 4. Also the jailbreak for iPhone 3GS (new bootrom), iPod touch 2G (MC models) and iPod touch 3G on iOS 4 will be tethered, which means whenever you turn off your phone, you will need to re-connect it to a computer to be able to turn it back on.