Posts Tagged ‘iOS 6.1’

When Apple first made iOS 6 available to the public, it managed to open a floodgate of criticism that mainly centered on aspects of the firmware which consumers felt weren’t ready for the prime time use. After a public apology signed by Apple CEO Tim Cook, an internal corporate restructure and a few point releases to the OS; the controversy seemed to have died down. However, when you’re at the top of the food chain, things are never quiet, with Apple now coming under fire for inadequacies found in iOS 6.1, first with connectivity issues on iPhone 4S, which were fixed quickly in iOS 6.1.1, then with battery life, flaw in Passcode Lock Screen, and now with an issue with Exchange support.

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iOS 6.1, released last month, has already received its fair share of criticism and bad press as major connectivity issues were discovered within weeks of the system’s public release. If that wasn’t enough of a reason to put you off from upgrading for the time being, this might be: with a few simple steps, it is possible for any user to bypass the passcode lock screen on an iPhone, giving an unintended user permission to view and edit sensitive information such as contacts.

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After months of waiting, iOS 6.1 was released to consumers late last month. However, several issues that went unnoticed during the testing phase are now cropping up on upgraded devices, particularly involving connectivity, sending emails, texts and entering a network. The advice from carriers so far has been to hold off upgrading if possible, until Apple figures out a fix.

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If you jumped on-board the Evasi0n bandwagon to jailbreak iOS 6 / iPhone 5 last Monday, chances are high that you have been experiencing a number of small issues with how your iOS device performs. Thanks to the Evad3rs team – the people behind the Evasi0n untethered jailbreak – another update has just been pushed out to the Evasi0n untether package on Cydia and the jailbreak tool itself, ensuring that a lot of small bugs are ironed out for a smoother jailbreak experience for new users.

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Those looking to jailbreak their iOS devices can rejoice, since a new tool named Evasi0n has just been released by the Evad3rs team which allows for an iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak on almost all of the devices.

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This is just in. The Evad3rs team have just announced Evasi0n, an iOS 6 / 6.1 untethered jailbreak tool for Windows, Mac and Linux. While the tool hasn’t been released yet, it is currently in final testing stages, and release is likely set for Sunday.

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If you’ve been following the iOS 6 jailbreak saga, you’ll know that things haven’t run as smoothly this time around as with previous iOS releases. But with so many talented individuals on the case, it was only going to be a matter of time, and with this Sunday being the day of the Super Bowl, it would appear as though the Evad3rs team will be ready to drop an untethered jailbreak for those on iOS 6.x, making for a great weekend all around.

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Earlier on today, Apple released the final version of iOS 6.1 to the public. Before you get your greasy paws on it, you might be wondering if you can already jailbreak. That is indeed possible with a tethered jailbreak using the latest version of Redsn0w.

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For the last few months, Apple has been intensively testing iOS 6.1, the next minor update for iOS 6. Up until now, only developers willing to spend $99 per year on an Apple developer subscription had access to beta copies of this release, but now that the final version is upon us, everyone can take advantage of it. Here is how to download it right now.

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The jailbreak community has to be commended for exercising an unprecedented level of patience while the relevant individuals and development teams have been working hard on finding the necessary components to release an iOS 6 untethered jailbreak. Over the last week we have witness the formation of the Evad3rs jailbreak team, and announcements that we can pretty much expect the jailbreak to drop almost instantly when Apple releases iOS 6.1 to the public. But today brings even more good news.

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The majority of iPhone users who have been patiently waiting for the upcoming jailbreak solution were dealt a little bit of a blow by Apple today. The individual members of the newly formed Evad3rs jailbreak team have been publicly begging Apple to push out a final release of iOS 6.1 so that they can apply the final touches to the untethered jailbreak, but instead Apple replied with yet another beta of iOS 6.1. A minor set-back for most, but the ever-present silver lining is that those who have access to the fifth beta of iOS 6.1 can also enjoy a tethered jailbreak on older A4 devices through the use of Redsn0w.

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Before a new version of iOS is released by Apple to the public, it goes through several betas, in which developers get the chance to download, assess, and note of any significant bugs or issues. This system attempts to ensure the end-user release is as smooth as possible, and while many of you will have been using iOS 6.x, work has been going on behind the scenes to prepare iOS 6.1. Today, a new Beta 5 build is now ready for download for developers only.

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