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Jailbreakers Should Update to iOS 6.1 Using iTunes, Not Using Software Update





Pimskeks of the Evad3rs Dev-Team reveals that those looking to apply the new iOS 6.1 jailbreak should update to the firmware using iTunes.

If you people plan to upgrade to iOS 6.1 please don't do an OTA upgrade. Please make a full restore using iTunes.


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Jailbreak Works With iOS 6.1 Final, Sunday Release Hinted



Planetbeing has confirmed that their untethered jailbreak works with new iOS 6.1 final firmware released by Apple today.

iOS 6.1 appears to be vulnerable to the exploits we are planning on using. :)


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The Highest Paying Jobs at Apple



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Business Insider has compiled a ranking of some of the highest paying jobs at Apple. Take a look:

22. Mac Genius: $38,937
21. Lead Mac genius: $48,353
20. Assistant Apple Store manager: $49,176
19. Software engineering intern: $61,152
18. Account executive: $75,324
17. Financial analyst: $81,253
16. Software quality assurance engineer: $87,651
15. Business analyst: $87,768
14. Systems engineer: $94,119
13. Project manager: $94,652
12. Mechanical engineer: $99,900
11. Senior systems engineer: $101,794
10. Software engineer: $103,883
9. Firmware engineer: $103,985
8. Test engineer: $104,926
7. Hardware engineer: $105,316
6. Database administrator: $105,382
5. Product design engineer: $116,019
4. Product manager: $118,556
3. Senior hardware engineer: $124,893
2. Senior software engineer: $126,325
1. Art director: $133,664


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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013. 16:28

Users complain of the rapid consumption of the battery after upgrading to iOS 6.0.2



The recently released update of IOS 6.0.2 for the iPhone 5 and IPad mini, could solve some of the issues associated with Wi-Fi, but some users say that the software reduced battery life.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012. 23:43

Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 for the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini



Apple has just released iOS 6.0.2 for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini.

iOS 6.0.2 Software Update
This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
• Fixes a bug that could impact Wi-Fi

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

You can update on the device itself, in iTunes or download firmware files here:




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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012. 13:30

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 running on iPod Touch 4G. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run iBooty.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4 Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak and unlock iOS 6.0.1 running on iPhone 4. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run iBooty.

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 allows users to preserve modem version for unlock.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to (Un)Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



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.

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 allows users to preserve modem version for unlock.

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 does not allow users to update modem version to 06.15. If you need 06.15 - just use redsn0w.


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Apple has released an update for the Mac mini to eliminate flicker on external HDMI monitors



Apple has released an update for the Mac mini, which was released this fall, in order to eliminate flicker on external monitors connected via HDMI.

About Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.7:


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 21:16

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 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 redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 released: iOS 6.0.1 support added



iH8Sn0w released Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 that brings support for tethered jailbreak of iOS 6.0.1. New version supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G. It does not work with A5/A6 devices, like iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, etc.

Sn0wbreeze can be used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock.

You can find the release notes below. You can download the latest version of Sn0wBreeze from here.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 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 redsn0w.


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TinyUmbrella Updated With Support for iOS 6.0, 6.0.1, iPad Mini, iPad 4



Semaphore has announced an update to TinyUmbrella utility that brings support for new firmwares iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1, as well support as new devices - iPad mini and the iPad 4. With TU users can save their SHSH keys for firmwares. Later these SHSH keys could be used for iOS downgrades.

I've updated TU to support iOS 6 and 6.0.1. The new iPad mini and iPad 4 are also supported as well as the new iphone 4 stealth revision.

Sorry for the delay folks. I'm still working on some pretty dang well needed changes to TU. The wait will be worth it...

You can download the new version of TinyUmbrella from the link below. Instructions can be found here: Windows, Mac.




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Thursday, November 8th, 2012. 2:07