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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

iPad Mini Display Is 'Very Capable', But Android Competitors Are Better



The discussion about the new iPad mini has mainly revolved around its display, which is said to account for 43% of the total cost of manufacturing. The display is reportedly based on a new "GF2" technology which allows for thinner display, but it lacks Retina-level resolution to which users have become accustomed in the new iPad and iPhone.


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How to tell if your iPhone is factory unlocked



So is your iPhone really factory unlocked? You never know, maybe it is unlocked with ultrasn0w or SAM, which will result in cannot activate message after restore. We have found a free online service that checks iPhone's IMEI against the database of factory unlocked iPhones.

Here is what you need to do in order to check your factory unlock status:


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Tutorials for iOS 6 jailbreak



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UPDATE: tutorials for iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak are available here.

Here are our step-by-step tutorials that will guide you through all the process of tether jailbreaking iOS 6 with redsn0w:

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Tethered jailbreak iOS 6


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



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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 tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6 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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DevTeam released RedSn0w 0.9.15b2



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The iPhone Dev-Team has updated RedSn0w 0.9.15 with some bug fixes for iPhone 3GS and iPad owners.


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Tethered iOS 6 jailbreak released



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The iPhone Dev-Team has announced RedSn0w 0.9.15b1 which brings numerous new features including iOS 6 jailbreak for old devices, ability to restore to older firmware, manipulating SHSH blobs and etc.


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DisplayMate: iPhone 5 Display Is The "Best Smartphone Screen"



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DisplayMate published a comprehensive analysis of the iPhone 5 display and also provided detailed comparisons between Samsung Galaxy S III and the iPhone 4. The company concluded that the iPhone 5 has the best smartphone display they have ever tested.


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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012. 15:07

Apple Sold Over Five Million iPhone 5 In Opening Weekend



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Earlier we reported on Apple’s announcement that customers had pre-ordered more than two million iPhone 5 in the first twenty four hours of availability. Today Apple announced that first weekend sales of the new iPhone 5 exceeded 5 million units, surpassing the four million iPhone 4S sold during the device’s opening weekend last year. The company also announced that more than 100 million iOS-devices have been updated to its new iOS 6. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said:


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Monday, September 24th, 2012. 19:16

Apple Releases iOS 6 with New Maps App, Facebook Integration, Siri Improvements, and More



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Apple has just released iOS 6, making it available to users of the latest iPad, iPhone and iPod touch models. To get updates, you need to connect your device to iTunes and click "check for updates" or using the menu: Settings-General-> Software update. However, the update can take several minutes to propagate to all users.

About 200 new features have been added in iOS 6, including Maps from Apple, Facebook integration, improved Siri, Passbook e-wallet program from Apple and more.

iOS 6 is compatible with the third-generation iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod touch. The operating system will be preinstalled on the iPhone 5 to be released on Friday, and the fifth-generation iPod touch models set for the release next month.




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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 22:09

iPhone 5 Estimated Component Costs Begin At $199



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HIS iSuppi has published its estimate of the cost of iPhone 5’s bill of materials (BOM), which they made based on industry knowledge and information disclosed by Apple. The estimate, which doesn’t include many other costs associated with manufacturing, sales and product development, pegs the bill of materials of the entry-level iPhone 5 with 16 GB at $199. HIS iSuppi notes:


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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 19:52

iPhone 5 Javascript Benchmarks More Than Two Times As Fast As iPhone 4S



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AnandTech published the first SunSpider benchmark for the iPhone 5. This benchmark measures performance of Javascript in web browsers.

Lower is better, so the iPhone 5 with the score of 914.7ms outstripped all other devices measured in the test. Moreover, it is the fastest SunSpider test for a smartphone they have ever recorded. The new iPhone is more than twice as fast as the iPhone 4S that scored 2250ms and significantly faster than the Galaxy S III that scored 1442.9-1824.9ms.


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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 13:19

Analyst Expects iPhone 5 Sales Will Hit 8 Million Units In Opening Weekend



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Following Apple announcement made earlier today that it  received two million pre-orders for new iPhone in the first day of its availability, analyst from Piper Jaffray Gene Munster has issued a new research note forecasting that Apple will sale from 6 to 10 million units during the launch weekend. He bases his estimates on impressive pre-order numbers and comparison with last year’s pre-orders for the iPhone 4S. He noted:


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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012. 0:52

iPhone 5 Saw More Than Two Million Pre-Orders In First 24 Hours Of Sales



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Today Apple published a press release saying that iPhone 5 saw record-breaking pre-orders of more than two million units in the first twenty four hours of availability. The performance breaks iPhone 4S record that saw one million units pre-ordered during the first day of availability. Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Marketing Philip Schiller said:


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Monday, September 17th, 2012. 18:55