News tagged ‘2.1’
Apple does not allow users to install iOS version that is older than the latest released version. There is a workaround for this restriction. Users who have saved SHSH blobs using Cydia or TinyUmbrella for particular iOS version and particular iDevice can restore to this iOS.
The main difference compared to the old Gevey unlock method is that you don't have to dial 112. dialing 112/911 and hanging up is illegal in most countries, now this problem is gone.
Gevey Ultra works with
- iOS 4.0, 4.1, 4.2.1, 4.3, 4.3.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3
- Basebands 01.59, 02.10, 03.10.01, 04.10, 04.10.01
Some sources claim that Gevey Ultra works even with the latest iOS 5 beta 1.
Take a look at the Gevey Ultra video demo:
As you remember, last month an explosion at Foxconn plant in Chengdu, China, took life of three people and at least fifteen were injured. But the consequences of the tragedy affected not only people, but also Foxconn's profits. Here is what DigiTimes
Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) had non-consolidated revenues of NT$200.561 billion (US$6.95 billion) for May dropping 2.14 percent on month due to the impact of an explosion at its plant in Chengdu City, western China, according to the company.
The iPad plant went on fire on May 20 after the ignition of flammable aluminum dust. The production on the facility was resumed ten days ago. Previously we also reported SACOM warned Foxconn that its plant is Chengdu is dangerously explosive because of low damage control mode.
Besides that, the new smartphone will supposedly have a smaller hole for FaceTime camera and a "more narrow front receiver slit". It will also get a 5 GHz antenna for 802.11n wireless networking support.
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Today Apple released new iOS 4.3.3. It fixed the recently found tracking issue. New iOS 4.3.3 reduces the size of the tracking cache, doesn’t back it up to iTunes and turns it off when you tell it to turn off. Here are the direct download links:
Apple is found not to officially support any more the iTunes Store for older G3 iMacs and any Macs that need to run older versions of iTunes. Apple created a new page for latest version of iTunes Store and redirected older versions to this one, asking customers to install iTunes 10. Though, it is not surprisingly. It seems that the company is not going to support software for those older computers. Otherwise it bothers to make sure that its store is compatible with them. But it is really strange that only the iTunes Store is not compatible; other iTunes services work well (see the shot of iTunes 8.2.1 above).
Apple has released iOS 4.3.2 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including:
- Fixes an issue that occasionally caused blank or frozen video during a FaceTime call
- Fixes an issue that prvented some international users from connecting to 3G networks on iPad W-Fi + 3G
- Contains the latest security updates
Products compatible with this software update:
- iPhone 4 (GSM model)
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad 2
- iPod touch (4th generation)
- iPod touch (3rd generation)
For information on the security content of this update, please visit
Apple has also updated the firmware for the Verizon iPhone to 4.2.7 although this wasn't listed in the release notes.
Current jailbreak tools work with iOS 4.3.2 in tethered mode only. Please save your SHSH keys for iOS 4.3.1 asap.
Here are direct download links for the latest firmwares:
The iPhone Dev-Team released an update to UltraSn0w that makes it compatible with iOS 4.3.1 for basebands previously unlocked. You can use ultrasn0w if you need carrier unlock and you have compatible baseband, preserved with pwnagetool, sn0wbreeze or tinyumbrella.
Ultrasn0w 1.2.1 supports only the following basebands:
- iPhone 4: 01.59.00
- iPhone 3G/3GS: 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01, 05.13.04, 06.15.00.
You can install ultrasn0w via Cydia.
Here are DevTeam comments:
A couple days ago Apple released its own application for showcasing the best iAd advertisements. Noteworthy that iAd Gallery have already caused debates on the Internet about it features set that is rather limited. The Gallery only lets users to browse different iAd campaigns. Simply said, it’s a free iAd collection for iPhone. Dan Frommer at Silicon Alley Insider noted that iAd Gallery may be violating Apple’s own guidelines for iOS apps and should have been rejected by Apple itself. In the 2.13 section of the guidelines, the company explains:
Apps that are primarily marketing materials or advertisements will be rejected.
iAd Gallery indeed is based on marketing materials. The truth is, of course Apple won’t reject its own app even if it violates one of the Guidelines.
Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak and Unlock Your iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.6rc9 (Windows) [iOS 4.3.1]
If you need unlock Redsn0w will provide you with choice of updating your baseband to 06.15.
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Here is the list if fixes:
|TV compatibility||Addresses issues that may cause the screen to flicker or display incorrect color on some older TVs.|
|Wake from sleep||Addresses an issue where Apple TV may not wake up from sleep.|
|Audio||Addresses an issue where audio may not be heard on some TV models after switching from another input.|
|Stability and performance||Apple TV Software Update 4.2.1 includes stability and performance fixes for Apple TV.|
You can download new firmware
Gevey has released a SIM Interposer which can unlock the iPhone up to iOS 4.3 by force activating the baseband using the emergency dialer.
SIM Interposer works by adding a EEPROM chip to your SIM card just like a TurboSIM. The unlock uses the ability to call 112, a number that can be called from any GSM phone.
To unlock you need to insert chip with your sim card, dial 112, once it connects hang up, toggle Airport mode on and off - that's it, you unlocked your iPhone 4. We do not know yet if this is completely legal solution, so you might want to wait for DevTeam software unlock.
And here are two videos, proving it is real:
Sorry, there's no news on the i4 unlock for those who lost 01.59 (or never had it). It's taking longer than we wanted
This news are for users with locked iPhone 4 with baseband 02.10 or 03.10, iPhone 3G/3GS with baseband 05.14 or 05.15. For 05.14 and 05.15 there is a possibility to update to 06.15 and unlock, but there are special risks.
UPDate: Attention! We've received info, that Apple stopped signing iOS 4.2 for devices for which iOS 4.3 is available. This means you will not be able to restore to 4.2.1 without saved SHSH keys.
UPDATE: Please, consider reading our Jailbreak & Unlock FAQ, especially if you have questions or troubles.
Using this tutorial you will be able to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 running on iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G and iPad. Pwnagetool will also preserve baseband version if you need carrier unlock. If you have updated the baseband to version 06.15, you can use this tutorial. This tutorial uses PwnageTool 4.2 for Mac OS X.
We are not developers of jailbreak utilities, so we cannot assure that everything will work just fine. However we tried this tutorial on several devices and succeeded.
We will use iPhone 4 in our jailbreak tutorial. The process is the same for all devices.
Make a folder called "Pwnage" on the desktop. Download a couple of things: