Apple claimed that the new iPhone 3GS is more enterprise friendly than its predecessors. On the contrary, according to Zdziarski, the new iPhone 3GS encryption fails in protecting sensitive information such as credit card numbers and social-security digits. Infact, it is as easy to access illegal private information just as it was on iPhone 3G or iPhone - while both didn’t feature encryption.
PoweryBase has reported that their statistics after first seven sales days of NotifyMe shows that 5 percent of users were using jailbroken iPhone's. 5 percent of these users generate more than 80 percent of customer support requests daily. The complain being the malfunction of the app. NotifyMe is a personal reminder based on the Push Notifications technology available only on the iPhone OS 3.0. It lets you create personal reminders, notifications and alerts with easy snoozing when needed.
redsn0w 0.8 is out and it can jailbreak iPhone 3GS running on firmware 3.0. Just follow the step by step guide below to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS with redsn0w. You will need to first update/restore to the original iPhone OS firmware 3.0 on your iPhone 3GS by using iTunes 8.2 before proceeding with the following steps.
The Dev-Team is back! and this time they have posted a trial fix for the Push Notification System which wasn't working on iPhone firmware 3.0 once you have unlocked (hacktivated) and jailbroken it on your device. The steps to fix your Push Notification System on unlocked iPhone 3.0 as instructed by the Dev-Team are as follows.
The infamous iPhone Dev-Team strikes again! They have found an old exploit(24Kpwn) which is still present in the bootrom of iPhone 3GS and can be used to jailbreak and unlock iPhone 3GS. So those of you with the latest Apple hardware wont have to wait for too long before you can jailbreak and unlock iPhone 3GS by using ultrasn0w.
Some users who have recently updated/restored to the new iPhone firmware 3.0 have reported to have got into a problem where their phone randomly doesn't ring when there is a call nor does the keyboard or slide to unlock button sound anymore. I got into this problem as well after unlocking and jailbreaking my iPhone 3G with firmware 3.0, my iPhone suddenly stopped ringing on calls randomly, resulting in missing a lot of important calls.
I have received loads and loads of emails regarding all the issues people are facing when trying to unlock and jailbreak iPhone OS 3.0. I have tried my best to answer them by email, and to all the comments in my guides here and here. Here is compilation of all the fixes for the issues that you may be getting when unlocking and jailbreaking iPhone OS 3.0 using ultrasn0w.
Those of you who have updated to iPhone OS 3.0 (jailbroken) might have noticed that your jailbroken apps (Apps installed outside from App Store) have stopped working. Even if you have tried reinstalling them they wont work because these apps require a patched version of MobileInstallation file on your iPhone. Here’s what you have to do to patch the mobileinstallation file on your iPhone.
The following guide will help you running fully unlocked and jailbroken iPhone 2G with OS firmware 3.0 on a Windows PC without having to use any of those PwnageTools out there. If you are using iPhone 3G then you will only be jailbroken, not unlocked.