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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to (Un)Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 (Windows) [iOS 5.1]





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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 5.1.1 and has stopped signing iOS 5.1, so you can NOT restore to 5.1 any more (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys for 5.0.1. If you are on 5.1 you can jailbreak with redsn0w. iOS is also tethered jailbreakable with redsn0w.

Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak and unlock iOS 5.1 running on iPhone 3GS. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 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 will also preserve baseband version if you need carrier unlock. It can also update your modem version to 06.15 if you need unlock and stuck with 05.14 or higher baseband. If you have new iPhone 3GS that was made after 28 week of 2011 upgrading modem will not help to unlock.


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Apple's Q2 2012 earnings call to take place on April 24



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Apple yesterday updated its investor relations page to announce that it will report its earnings for the second fiscal quarter (first calendar quarter) of 2012 on Tuesday, April 24. The conference call is scheduled to follow at 5:00 PM Eastern / 2:00 PM Pacific.

Apple reported a blowout December quarter on January 24. The company made a record $13 billion in profit on sales of 37 million iPhones, 15 million iPads and 5.2 million Macs.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012. 14:42

One-Third of U.S. High School Students Now Own an iPhone



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Piper Jaffray’ latest semi-annual survey of 5,600 U.S. high school students show that 34% of surveyed students now own an iPhone, and 40% of surveyed students indicated that they intend to purchase an iPhone within the next six months.

Such boom seems to be driven by low-cost options from Apple. Apple and AT&T dropped the price of the iPhone 3GS to free on-contract with the introduction of the iPhone 4S late last year.

In our most recent survey the percentage of teens that own an iPhone came in at 34%, up from 23% in the Fall and 17% last Spring. We believe the meaningful uptick in iPhone ownership among teens may be driven by the cheaper $49 iPhone 3GS (in some cases free). Interest in purchasing an iPhone in the next 6 months rose to 40% (another all-time high vs. our previous surveys). Purchase intent was at 38% in our last survey in the Fall.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4 Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 (Windows) [iOS 5.1]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 5.1.1 and has stopped signing iOS 5.1, so you can NOT restore to 5.1 any more (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys for 5.0.1. If you are on 5.1 you can jailbreak with redsn0w. iOS is also tethered jailbreakable with redsn0w.

Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak and unlock iOS 5.1 running on iPhone 4. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 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 will also preserve baseband version if you need carrier unlock.


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Infinity Blade is now on sale for $0.99



Chair Entertainment has announced that their popular Infinity Blade game for iOS is now on sale for $0.99.

You can purchase Infinity Blade from the App Store for $0.99 (link).

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Steve Jobs Contacted Siri Just Three Weeks After App's Initial Launch



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Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus in a speech given yesterday in Chicago described some early developments that led to acquisition of the technology by Apple, and its further introduction on the iPhone 4S. Kittlaus reported that Steve Jobs personally contacted him just three weeks after Siri launched its iPhone app back in 2010.

And he wanted me to come over to his house the next day, and I did, and I spent 3 hours with him in front of his fireplace having this surreal conversation about the future.


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Tutorials for iOS 5.1 jailbreak



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UPDATE: Tutorials for iOS 5.1.1 can be found here.

Here are our step-by-step tutorials that will guide you through all the process of jailbreaking iOS 5.1 with redsn0w and sn0wbreeze:

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Tethered jailbreak iOS 5.1:

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(Un)Tethered jailbreak iOS 5.1


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iPhone And Android Own Over 90% Of U.S. Smartphone Market



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According to the latest data from research company Nielsen, Apple’s iOS and Android have both accounted for over 90 percent of U.S. smartphone purchases in last three months. During the same period the closest competitor RIM’s Blackberry was bought only by 5 percent of respondents. Other operating systems such as WebOS, Symbian, Windows Phone get only 4 percent share combined.


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Guide: Identifying iPhone models



Sometimes users have hard time identifying what iPhone model they own or try to buy. Here is a quick guide:

Icon Model Year Introduced Model Number* Capacity
iPhone 4S 2011 A1387 16, 32, and 64 GB
iPhone 4S (GSM China) 2011 A1431 16, 32, and 64 GB
iPhone 4 (CDMA model) 2011 A1349 8, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 4 (GSM model) 2010 A1332 8, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 3GS front and back iPhone 3GS (China) 2009 A1325 8, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 3GS front and back iPhone 3GS 2009 A1303 8, 16 and 32 GB
iPhone 3G front and back iPhone 3G (China) 2009 A1324 8 and 16 GB
iPhone 3G front and back iPhone 3G 2008 A1241 8 and 16 GB
iPhone front and back iPhone 2007 A1203 4, 8, and 16 GB
* You can find the model number on the iPhone's back case.


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Each Month 87 Percent Of iPhone 4S Owners Use Siri



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Apple has been heavily advertising Siri, voice recognition service in iPhone 4S. And, for good reasons, the feature appears to be very popular amongst iPhone 4S users. According to a new study performed by consulting group Parks Associates, 87% of iPhone 4S owners use at least one feature in Siri each month. However, they are not using all features that Siri has to offer.


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Written by maxim

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012. 14:35

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to (Un)Tether Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.10 (Windows) [iOS 5.1]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 5.1.1 and has stopped signing iOS 5.1, so you can NOT restore to 5.1 any more (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys for 5.0.1. If you are on 5.1 you can jailbreak with redsn0w. iOS is also tethered jailbreakable with redsn0w.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 5.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.10 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 iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.10 (Windows) [iOS 5.1]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 5.1.1 and has stopped signing iOS 5.1, so you can NOT restore to 5.1 any more (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys for 5.0.1. If you are on 5.1 you can jailbreak with redsn0w. iOS is also tethered jailbreakable with redsn0w.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.10 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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iH8sn0w have found a way to downgrade iPhone 4S and iPad 2 to iOS 5.0.1



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iH8sn0w, developer of sn0wbreeze and iFaith, has found a way to downgrade the firmware on A5 devices - iPhone 4S, iPad 2.

Using saved SHSH blobs, iH8sn0w was able to downgrade his A5 iPad 2 from iOS 5.1 to iOS 5.0.1. He says his method will also work with the A5X processor once firmware updates are released for the new iPad. That means that it's possible to restore to any firmware you want on A5 devices, as long as you have the SHSH blobs saved.

This is great news for those with the iPhone 4S and newer iPads. As it stands now, if you have to restore for any reason, you will be forced to upgrade to the latest firmware. This could leave you without the ability to jailbreak for some time.


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New iPad’s battery continue charging after it reaches 100%



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Since the release of iPad 3, President of DisplayMate Raymond Soneira has been testing all aspects of its Retina display. He published a lengthy report providing comparison of the new iPad’s Retina display with iPhone 4 and iPad 2’s displays.


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iPhone 4 allegedly combusts while charging overnight



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A Colorado woman reached out to Mashable alleging that her iPhone 4 caught fire while charging overnight. She wanted the tech website to spread public awareness over the reported issue, claiming that Apple has been reticent to acknowledge the alleged incident.

The unnamed source claims that she awoke in the early morning during a recent trip to the east coast to find her year-old white iPhone 4 making "sizzling" and "popping" noises. After an unspecified amount of time there was “not quite an explosion, but an immense crackling,” and smoke plumed from the device creating "an awful, putrid smell, almost like you were ingesting plastic of some kind.”


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012. 17:01