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New rumors on RFID-enabled iPhone suggest an improved integration with Mac





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Today Cult Of Mac in reference to anonymous sources reported that Apple is currently working on another communication technology, which will be used in future Macs and iPhones. Rumor has it that the functionality will be implemented in the iPhone 5, which will allegedly appear in June 2011.

According to the source, an RFID chip can be used in iPhone. When the device will reach the proximity of a Mac, the users will be allowed to load applications, data and settings from the phone to the computer. In case the distance between the devices will become too long the connection disappears and the data will be inaccessible.

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iPhone Dev-Team Updates RedSn0w With Limera1n



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The iPhone Dev-Team recently has released a new version of RedSn0w for Mac and Windows.  RedSn0w uses the Limera1n exploit to support more devices and adds the ability to restore custom firmware ipsws. The crew promises that now RedSn0w will work with the iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad, iPod 2G, 3G, and 4G (Not iPod 2G-MC yet).

You can download RedSn0w 0.9.6b2 from here.




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iPhone 3GS can record HD-video



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Mike Pan has successfully modified his iPhone 3GS and now it can record HD video at 1080x800px with 30 frames per second and up to 20Mbps! The original ability of this handset is 640x480px at 3 Mbps. Mike used the non-standard resolution so the video could be kept at the right aspect ratio.

So here is a short instruction how to enable HD-video recording on your iPhone 3GS with firmware 4.1 (as other firmwares haven't been tested yet):


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The Best iPhone 4 Costume Conceivable



John Savio created a very amazing costume for Halloween, which looks like a real iPhone 4, but 10 times larger than the original. It is thin, has rounded corners, LED light on the back as a flash and even touchscreen. The costume was created from 40" LED LCD Panel used as the smartphone’s screen. It is powered by two car batteries and run by Jailbroken iPhone 4, weighs roughly 75 lbs. The process of costume’s creation took about 40 hours to complete.




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iOS 4.2 for iPad already Jailbroken



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It seams that hackers have had their hands on the iOS 4.2 beta 3 for iPad. But, as we know, there is no official jailbreak for it. Recently the well-known iOS hacker posted aт interesting picture in Tweeter. The shot depicts an iPad running MobileTerminal, a jailbreak application, which gives users full access to the terminal command line interface. But it looks strange, because it means that the hackers missed the beta 4, which should be released this past Tuesday, according to the Apple’s schedule. This could signal that Apple may skip beta 4 altogether and go straight to a GM build sometime next week.




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Apple Started Offering Unlocked iPhones in Germany



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Yesterday wireless carriers Vodafone and O2 started offering the iPhones in Germany. Previously Apple's handset had been carried exclusively by T-Mobile. Nowadays the carrier continues to sell the device. The iPhone is offered in a variety of plans and contracts; one of them even allows to buy the phone for 1 euro.

German version of Apple's Online Store also started offering iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS, which are contract-free and unlocked so they can "work with the wireless carrier of your choice". The site also reminds the iPhones work only with GSM networks, and the latest generation of handsets requires a micro-SIM card.

The prices for iPhones in German retail stores are next:

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PwnageTool 4.1.2 is now available



Just a day after PwnageTool 4.1.1 release, DevTeam created one more update for popular jailbreak utility - PwnageTool 4.1.2 for Mac OS X. This release should solve some problems that users had. However there are still users reporting iTunes errors when restoring custom firmware. Anyway PwnageTool 4.1.2 is worth trying.

You can download PwnageTool 4.1.2 here.

Here is a step-by-step Tutorial: how to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone using PwnageTool.

UPDATE: Please, consider reading our Jailbreak & Unlock FAQ, especially if you have questions or troubles.




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PwnageTool 4.1.1 is now available



Today DevTeam released new version of jailbreak utility PwnageTool 4.1.1 for Mac OS X. This release solves some of the problems with the previous version 4.1. Many users had errors with restore process, some had Cydia crashes. If you had any problems with PwnageTool 4.1 - we recommend you try to use the new version PwnageTool 4.1.1.

You can download PwnageTool 4.1.1 here.

Here is a step-by-step Tutorial: how to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone using PwnageTool 4.1.1.

UPDATE: Please, consider reading our Jailbreak & Unlock FAQ, especially if you have questions or troubles.




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Step-by-step Tutorial: how to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone using PwnageTool 4.1.2 (Mac)



These are instructions on how to jailbreak your iPhone using PwnageTool 4.1.2 for Mac OS X. If you need unlock and you have not updated to iOS 4 you will be able to preserve baseband and unlock iPhone using ultrasn0w.

This guide will work for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G, iPad and AppleTV. Just use the right firmware and select the right device (step four).

UPDATE: Please, consider reading our Jailbreak & Unlock FAQ, especially if you have questions or troubles.

Step One
Make a folder called "Pwnage" on the desktop. Now you need to download there PwnageTool 4.1.2 from here and iOS 4.1 firmware from here.

When downloading the IPSW file, it is best to download it with Firefox since Safari often auto extracts it!

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Step Two
Double click to mount PwnageTool then drag the PwnageTool icon into the Pwnage folder.


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PwnageTool 4.1 released



The iPhone DevTeam has just released jailbreak utility PwnageTool 4.1 for Mac OS X.

PwnageTool allows you to restore to a custom IPSW file. The main advantage of PwnageTool is for unlockers. It gives the ability to keep current baseband and preserve ultrasn0w unlock. This is only for those, who have not updated to iOS 4.1 by themseleves.

You can also add whatever packages you want in the “Expert” mode of PwnageTool, if you wish to pre-install something from Cydia.

Here is a list of supported devices:

  • iPhone4
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 3G
  • iPad (firmware 3.2.2)
  • AppleTV 2G
  • iPod touch 4G
  • iPod touch 3G

You can download PwnageTool 4.1 here.

UPDATE: PwnageTool 4.1.1 is now available

Here is a step-by-step Tutorial: how to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone using PwnageTool 4.1.1.




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Greenpois0n jailbreak updated with iPod Touch 2G support



The Chronic Dev-Team has released RC4 of their Greenpois0n jailbreak utility which brings support for the iPod touch 2G.

Greenpois0n RC4 posted on www.greenpois0n.com - support for iPod Touch 2G, MC and MB, both untethered.

You can download Greenpois0n RC4 here.




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First news about UltraSn0w 4.1 - future unlock for iPhone iOS 4.1



This is what MuscleNerd have seen while trying to make iPhone unlock for iOS 4.1 work. Quite strange and scary. While we can see that UltraSn0w 4.1 is not ready yet, this is good that the work is in progress.

MuscleNerd writes:

After plugging in my test T-Mobile SIM for ultrasn0w @4.1, I saw these come in: http://is.gd/g7OR0 .. scary!




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DevTeam published first screenshot of PwnageTool 4.1 for iPhone and other Apple devices



MuscleNerd, a hacker from DevTeam, recently published a screenshot of anticipated jailbreak utility PwnageTool 4.1. It will support iOS 4.1 and will be able to preserve old baseband for unlockers, who have not updated to iOS 4.1.

From the screenshot we can tell that PwnageTool 4.1 will support:


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Jailbreak utility Greenpois0n released for Mac OS



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Greenpois0n for Windows and Linux was released a few days ago. Today Chronic Dev Team created a Mac OS version.

Greenpois0n does jailbreak of firmware iOS 4.1 on the following devices:

- iPhone 4
- iPhone 3G S
- iPod touch 4G
- iPod touch 3G
- iPad (iOS 3.2.2)

Greenpois0n uses that same exploit as limera1n.

You can download GreenPois0n from here.




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DevTeam found a way to jailbreak all firmwares of Apple devices with A4 chip



The iPhone DevTeam have probably found a new method to jailbreak Apple devices with the A4 chip. This includes such devices as iPhone, iPad, iPod and Apple TV. This is great news!

MuscleNerd tweeted.

Think we've figured out a way to extend PwnageTool+limera1n+@comex hacks to untethered JBs for all future A4 firmwares :)




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