News tagged ‘iPhone 4’
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.
Since the release of iPad 3, President of DisplayMate Raymond Soneira has been testing all aspects of its Retina display. He
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.”
4.65-inch screen of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus
Citing South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper, Reuters issued yesterday the unverified report claiming that Apple has begun placing orders for a 4.6-inch Retina Display chosen for the next-generation iPhone. The anonymous source also claims that the new iPhone is likely to be revealed in the second quarter of this year.
The rumor suggested that domestic Korean suppliers have received the orders, making Samsung and LG likely candidates as suppliers. Both companies have supplied displays for Apple's mobile products in the past.
When the original iPad was released, there weren’t many apps available for the device. So Apple allowed apps developed for the iPhone’s smaller display to run on the iPad by using emulation. The apps could use only a fraction of the iPad’s display. Alternatively, iPhone-specific apps could be run in a 2x mode, utilizing pixel doubling technique to fill the iPad’s display. However, in 2x mode text and artwork look pixilated and blocky.
Stefan Esser, better known as i0n1c, just announced that he has successfully performed an untethered jailbreak of the iPad 3.
Okay my iPad3,3 is now untethered jailbroken...
Although the iPhone Dev-Team already announced their own jailbreak of the device earlier today, they did not specify whether their jailbreak was tethered or untethered.
I0n1c's jailbreak will likely work on all iOS 5.1 devices including the iPhone 4S if its released. Earlier this week he posted images of a jailbroken iPad 2 on iOS 5.1.
UPDATE: I0n1c posted a YouTube video to show the jailbreak:
Following the iFixit’s dismantiling of an iPad 3, Chipworks has
Lukas Mathis posted several images of the new iPad 3 Retina Display under a microscope. The photos were taken at approximately 80x magnification.
Below are the photos of iPad 2 display and iPad 3 vs iPhone 4S display:
Vietnamese website Tinh.te claimed on Tuesday to have received an LTE-capable version of Apple's new iPad. And soon there appeared a series of photos made by the third-generation iPad.
Later on Tuesday, a group of photos supposedly taken by the new iPad were posted to the website's forums. It's clear from the images that the new iPad camera is not as good as the 8-megapixel camera on the iPhone 4S, but, when compared to the iPad 2, which had a less-than-1-megapixel resolution, it's a definite step up.
iH8sn0w has released new version of popular jailbreak utility Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3.
What is New?
- Added Apple TV 2 support for iOS 4.4.3/4.4.4.
- Fixed rare issues with iOS 5.0.1 where it would halt on the Apple upon boot.
Just adding this in mainly for users who dumped their SHSH blobs. On the initial boot, the Apple TV may have a black screen for 60 seconds after setting up the Apple TV. This is normal.
You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 here.
iH8sn0w has released new version of popular jailbreak utility Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2. Sn0wbreeze is used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock. New version 2.9 adds support for untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak as well as support for all firmwares supported by previous versions of sn0wbreeze.
Version 2.9.2 features tethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 2G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.
You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2 here.
Unlockers should update only via custom firmware. Ultrasn0w for iOS 5.1 with old basebands will be released soon.
The iPhone Dev-Team has released a redsn0w 0.9.10b6 - tethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for non-A5 devices. It works on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.
Our step-by-step tutorials for jailbreak iOS 5.1 using redsn0w 0.9.10b6:
Apple has released the iOS 5.1 firmware for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It has also released iOS 5.0 for the Apple TV.
You can find links to downloading the latest firmware versions here:
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