If you have updated to iOS 4.0.1 you can jailbreak iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G (non-MC model) using redsn0w 0.9.5 beta 5. The iOS 4.0.1 jailbreak won’t work for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch yet.
Here is some good news from the Dev Team, in addition to jailbreaking iOS 4.1 for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G (non-MC model) redsn0w can also jailbreak iOS 4.0.1 on iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G. Users who have upgraded to the latest iOS 4.0.1 can jailbreak their devices using redsn0w 0.9.5 beta 5. The process to jailbreak will remain the same, however, users will have to point redsn0w to use the 4.0 IPSW (the public one, not the developer GM one) instead of iOS 4.0.1 IPSW.
This couldn’t get any more simpler for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G users. We are expecting an iOS 4.1 jailbreak for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 3G soon too. Also don’t forget to Save your iOS4 SHSH Blobs to jailbreak iOS 4.1 in future, you can learn how to save iOS 4 SHSH blobs.
We will update you when a new jailbreak becomes available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 3G, till the subscribe to our Mobile News section to get regular updates on iPhone jailbreaks and unlocks. You will find the latest details about redsn0w 0.9.5 beta 5 and downloads for redsn0w 0.9.5 beta here.
iOS 4.1 beta was released yesterday and a iOS 4.1 jailbreak for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G is already possible through redsn0w 0.9.5 beta 5. However, jailbreaks for iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 3G is not yet available.
However, according to @iH8sn0w, who is the developer behind sn0wbreeze, sn0wbreeze 1.8 will be able to jailbreak iOS 4.1 Beta on iPhone 3GS, however, you will require to have a pre-jailbroken phone running iOS 4. Though the date of the sn0wbreeze 1.8 iPhone jailbreak is not yet know, it should definitely be out in the next few days.
iOS 4.1 is still a beta software and there will be a lot of changes before Apple releases the final product to users. In addition to that, they have also released iOS 4.0.1 to fix signal bars issue, but users are advised to stay away from it for a while till the Dev Team work on a fix to jailbreak iPhone and unlock iPhone.
If you haven’t upgraded to iOS 4.1 yet, you might also want to backup your iOS 4 SHSH blogs, before Apple stops making them available so that you can downgrade iOS 4.1 to iOS 4 in future. We will keep you posted when a new jailbreak for iOS 4.1 becomes available, stay tuned and subscribe to our Mobile News to know when it happens.
Apple released an update to iOS 4, with build iOS 4.1 earlier today and this might mean that jailbreaks which ran on iOS 4 may no longer work on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 2G.
However, the Dev team has been recently able to jailbreak and unlock iPhone 4 running the iOS 4. They have also managed to Unlock iOS 4 on Multiple Basebands and also unlock iPhone 3GS running iOS 4 with Blacksn0w. When Apple released iOS 4 last month, jailbreaks were available for the Golden Master firmware within a couple of days, so this suggests that Jailbreak and unlock for iOS 4.1 shouldn’t take much long too.
Currently there are several iOS 4 jailbreaks available, these include several software created by the Dev Team and others, namely PwnageToo for Jailbreaking iOS 4 on iPhone 3GS and 3G – PwnageTool works only on previously jailbroken iPhone 3GS having an old bootrom. Redsn0w for jailbreaking iOS 4 on iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G. Sn0wbreeze to jailbreak iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 3G/2G amongst others.
Right now there is not concrete news from the Dev Team or other iPhone jailbreak developers as to whether they are working on updating the software to work with iOS 4.1. Nevertheless, it is a bit early to say anything since this is still beta software and Apple may go through several iterations before they release iOS 4.1 to public.
We will keep an eye on new developments regarding Jailbreaking iOS 4.1 and Unlocking iOS 4.1 and post the news as we come across them. Till then keep your fingers crosses and subscribe to our Mobile News to keep an eye on updates.
Apple has released an updated version of iOS 4 named as iOS 4.1 beta for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 2G. The new version has several changes which are intended for developers to work with.
If you are an Apple Developer, you can download iOS 4.1 beta from the Apple developer site here to try out and build applications with. However, if you are an iPhone 4 user do not expect this to fix the Death Grip Antenna issue, we earlier reported that iOS 4.1 does not fix Antenna issues, so these issues are purely hardware related.
Also, if you have jailbroken iPhone, it is highly advisable to stay away from this update until the Dev team and others work on a new jailbreak for iOS 4.1. New features in iOS 4.1 are not very noticeable except for a change in the network signal bars.
iOS 4.1 also lays foundation for Game Center which has not yet launched. In addition to that, iOS 4.1 does not have support for the iPad yet, so it iPad users may have to be content with using iOS 3.2 for now. Are your hands itching? Go ahead and download iOS 4.1 from the Apple Developer site here then.
The 3 Network in UK has added the Xperia X10 Mini Pro and HTC Wildfire phones to its catalog of available phones. HTC Wildfire runs on Android 2.1 whereas Xperia Mini Pro runs on a customized version of Android 1.6.
Xperia X10 Mini Pro will be available in two colors: black and white starting 9 July, 2010. The HTC Wildfire has already started selling since July 2 and is available in the Metal Mocha color. Both Xperia X10 Mini and HTC Wildfire are available for £30 a month on 3’s One plan with 2,000 any network minutes, 5,000 3 network minutes, 5,000 texts, 1GB of data and a six month free subscription to Spotify Premium.
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Xperia X10 Mini Pro has some impressive specifications and is one of the smallest Android based phones. HTC Wildfire on the other hand is a smaller version of Desire and is expected to get an Android 2.2 Froyo update in the next few months. 3 is also offering both Xperia X10 Mini Pro and HTC Wildfire on pay as you go, where you have to pay £199 for the HTC Wildfire and £249 for the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro.
Since iOS 4 was released, users who were using iOS4 on iPod Touch 3G and iPhone 3GS weren’t able to jailbreak their devices when they were running the new bootrom. However, thanks to iH8sn0w, there is now a jailbreak available for iPod Touch 3G running iOS 4 on new bootroom and iPhone 3GS running iOS 4 on new bootrom.
Sn0wbreeze 1.7 works on iPod Touch 2G (MC and non-MC models and iPod Touch 3G along with iPhone 3GS. In order to jailbreak iPhone 3GS you will require to be running iPhone OS 3.1.2 or have the SHSH blobs for iPhone OS 3.1.2.
The new sn0wbreeze jailbreak is a tethered one, which would mean that you will have to be connected to the laptop if the phone shuts down or the battery runs out and rerun the jailbreak again.
You can download the latest Sn0wbreeze jailbreak for iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 2G and iPhone 3GS running older and newer bootroms by visiting this page. For more information on jailbreaking iPhone or iPod Touch visit our search for jailbreak iPhone.
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Nexus One users will finally start getting a Android 2.2 Froyo update starting today. The announcement which was made on the official Nexus One blog said that all users who have a Nexus One will start getting an Over-The-Air (OTA) software update for their phones.
Android 2.2 Froyo is several times faster than the Android 2.1 OS and also includes Flash 10.1. In addition to that there are several new features including internet tethering and more.
If you have a Nexus One phone, you should receive the software update directly on your phone, just make sure to backup your device before you install Froyo.
Got yourself a brand new iPad? Here are the steps to Jailbreak your iPad :
Step 1: First head over to spiritjb.com and download the Spirit Jailbreak application for your computer. The Spirit Jailbreak application is compatible with both Windows and Mac, so download the version that is compatible with your computer.
Step 2: Before jail breaking your iPad, it is recommended that you synchronize it once with your iTunes library. To do so, just connect your iPad to your computer and fire up iTunes. iTunes will automatically detect your iPad, and will show it in the column present on the right side. Click on your iPad name there, and an option to synchronize your iPad will automatically come on the main window. Press Sync and wait for iTunes to synchronize your library with your iPad.
Step 3: After the synchronizing is done, close iTunes and start the Spirit jailbreak application. The application has a single jailbreakbutton. If your iPad has been successfully detected by the Spirit application, it will show the OS version below the Jailbreakbutton (refer to the picture above). Press the Jailbreak button, and count until 10. Your iPad will restart during the process, and then bingo! Your iPad is now Jailbroken!The Spirit jailbreak application will also show the Jailbreak succeeded!message when the jailbreak has been successfully done.
P.S.-: This method is only valid for iPad running on iPhone OS v3.2.
iPhone 4 was released on June 24 and a jailbreak for iPhone 4 did not take much time. iPhone 4 jailbreak was done by the person who also developed the Spirit jailbreak for iPhone 3.1.3. The iPhone 4 jailbreak is Userland Jailbreak for iOS 4 on iPhone 4.
An iPhone Dev team member @MuscleNerd recently posted an update congratulating @comex for developing another userland Jailbreak. Comex is the same person who developed the easy to use Spirit jailbreak for iPhone.
If you do not know, a userland jailbreak exploits the software or firmware on the phone and the exploit can be executed through a web browser by visiting a website, however, these kind of exploits can be patched out using firmware upgrades.
On the other hand, normal jailbreaks is usually at boot level and cannot be patched using a firmware upgrade and will require an hardware upgrade, which usually happens in newer versions of the device only.
Considering that an impending iOS 4.0.1 update coming on Monday to fix the Antennae issue with the newer devices do not expect a jailbreak for iPhone 4 to be released before that. We will keep you updated when a iPhone 4 jailbreak becomes available.
Earlier today we told you on how you can downgrade you iPhone and iPod Touch, the solution to downgrade from iOS 4 to iPhone OS 3.1.3 is pretty simple and straightforward and does not require much work.
Users have been downgrading their iPhone or iPod Touch because of the several problems which are caused by the new iOS4 update on the iPhone and iPod touch, including battery drains and more.
We have been getting a lot of comments with regards to people draining the battery level because of this issue, you can read all the comments here, here and here to find out the different problems iOS4 has been causing for users.
If you are one of the users who have been affected by this problem, you can read our earlier guide on downgrading iOS 4 and using iPhone OS 3.1.3. Once you do that, you can also jailbreak your 3.1.3 device using the Spirit jailbreak.