If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.
Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.
According toCNET, Intel is actively working on reducing the power consumption of Ivy Bridge processors, which would allow using them in mainstream tablets and decreasing battery needs on small laptops such as the MacBook Air. The report said:
iFixit has already completed its teardown of the new 21,5-inch iMac that officially launched on Friday. The company described the teardown as an “exercise in disappointment,” saying that the new thinner design brings new hurdles for reparaibility. Notably, the iMac’s LCD and glass are now glued to the frame, while accessing the CPU, hard drive and RAM now requires removing the logic board. iFixit said:
Today Primate Labs reported about the Geekbench results for the new 21.5-inch iMac showing fairly strong increase in performance compared to the previous generation of computers. The report focuses on the 21,5''iMacs, as the 27''models will not be available for 2-3 more weeks. The new iMacs scored about 25% higher than its counterpart launched in 2011 and even outperformed the high-end 27-inch iMac from 2011 by about 10%.
Apple has already begun accepting orders for its new iMac models in the online store. The new iMac models offer significantly reduced thickness and add a new Fusion Drive combining a traditional hard drive and flash storage to maximize speed and capacity.
Apple has started to offer the iPhone 5 unlocked in the US Store. Pricing is as follows: 16GB is $649, 32GB is $749, and 64GB is $849. It is possible to buy online with 1 week shipping, order store pick up or just visit local retail store.
Apple has just released a revamped iTunes 11 application for Macs. The new app features a redesigned interface that is simpler and cleaner compared to the previous version. For example, the new interface has an “Expanded view” feature that allows users to click an album to quickly see its content. This saves users from re-searching and save space within the app. In addition, this view will offer recommendations from iTunes Store for othermusic.
The newest version of iTunes, as expected, will be released in late October. However, the release of the software was delayed till late November. The Wall Street Journal believes that the programm will be released on Thursday. The reason for the delay was reportedly some technical problems.
The Oakland Tribune reports (via MercuryNews) that Apple concluded a deal with developer Peery Arrillaga for constructing a campus consisting from two buildings in Santa Clara, California, a short distance from Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino. The report said:
Several Samsung senior executives were reportedly holding an emergency meeting yesterday to discuss Samsung's next moves in the case. Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun not present at that meeting trying to save the company’s component supply contracts with Apple. Kwon's primary responsibility is to oversee the company's component business, a division that maintains a close relationship with Apple.
According to DigiTimes, shipments of the iMac and iPad mini are expected to be limited in 2012 due to display production issues.
Reportedly, the panels for the iPad mini have seen low yield rates. As a result, Apple may fall short of 10 million target and reach only 6 million mark for the shipments of the iPad mini in the fourth quarter.
By virtue of iPhone 5 sales, iOS reached the top spot on the smartphone market in the United States, according toresearch company Kantar Worldpanel Comtech. According to the report covering smartphone sales over the 12-week period ending October 28, iOS accounts for 48.1% of the smartphone market in the U.S (up 25% year-over-year) and has officially moved Android into second spot.