Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak and unlock iOS 6.0.1 running on iPhone 3GS. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 for Windows.
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 iBooty.
The anticipated Google’s standalone Maps for iOS has gone live in the App Store. Now iOS 6 who are not satisfied with Apple’s Maps app can switch back to Google’s free map platform. The new app includes a number of features that were not available in built-in app on iOS 5 and earlier, notably turn-by-turnnavigation and transit routing option.
The Next Web reports that Apple has not allowed Microsoft to update its SkyDrive iOS app as Microsoft wants to add the ability for users to buy additional storage bypassing Apple in-app subscription service that provides the company with 30% share of revenue. TNW noted:
Launched this week, a new HTML5-based platform Kickfolio allows developers to share and test their builds of iOS apps in the browser. They just need to upload a zipped version of the iOS app and the service generates a link to a private testing web page displaying an interactive, CSS and HTML 5 version of the iOS app that is controllable from the keyboard and mouse in landscape or portrait mode.
According to 9to5mac, early builds of OS X 10.9, which are currently tested, show that Maps and Siri integration may come to Macs next year.
However, it is currently unknown if Siri will be part of OS X 10.9 for users. Apple already offers Mac users Text-to-Speech and Dictation functionality, but integration with Siri would presumably offer voice search and voice command services to Mac users.
Last month, chpwn revealed that his jailbreak would be reserved as a failbreak. That means it will be limited to jailbreak developers and won't be released to the public. This is being done to make it easier to discover new exploits (which will be used for public release) in the future.
the "failbreak" from @phoenixdev @chpwn in action on an iPad-mini http://twitpic.com/ba1ega (why failbreak? see @planetbeing's timeline)
Last month, chpwn revealed that his jailbreak for the iPhone 5 would be reserved as a failbreak. That means it will be limited to jailbreak developers and won't be released to the public. This is being done to make it easier to discover new exploits (which will be used for public release) in the future.
Shiny Development, a firm specializing in training iOS developers, has been monitoringreview times for apps submitted to Mac and iOS App Store for some time, gathering data from developers disclosing their wait times in Tweets. The company has revealed that those times have seen a substantial increase over the past six month.
Google, as promised, has launched a native YouTube app for Apple’s smartphone. Previously we reported that Apple would be removing the YouTube app from IOS 6 that is expected to be released in the immediate future. At that time, Google said that a native iOS app is in the pipeline.
Today hacker group has released around 1 million UDIDs (unique identifiers) from iOS devices. Reportedly the records came from a file stolen by hackers from an FBI laptop in March. The file was said to contain a list of 12 million iOS devices including user names, cellphone numbers, zip codes, addresses, type of device, UDIDs, name of device, ApplePush Notification Service tokens, etc, but the whole list was incompleted as most personal details fields were empty.
Researchers announced on this Monday that they had discovered vulnerability in Java 7. Hackers can use the bug to compromise any system through a web browser running the latest Javasoftware, reports Tod Beardsley, engineering manager for open-source testing framework.
AllThingsD reports that Facebook has released a rewritten iOS app that is considerably faster than the previous version. With increasing number of users accessing Facebook via mobile, the company considers that it is essential to have a fast mobile app.
Today Valve announced that starting September 5 it will expand its gaming marketplace Steam to include non-gamesoftware. The expansion of Steam store to other types of applications could pose a serious competition for other software marketplaces such as Mac App Store. From a press release: