There is a different kind of mention about key players of the Apple Jailbreak community and this time it isn’t them discovering a new exploit to help you jailbreak your iPhone, iPod or the iPad. Today two of its best known names were awarded titles for a slightly different purpose or achievement, at least one of them.
Tag Archive: iPad
I guess everyone out there is waiting for the jailbreak experts to come out with a neat method to jailbreak the iPad 2. If I recall it correctly there had been a leak earlier, probably to make haste with the official release of the userland jailbreak for the Apple iPad. Reports also suggest that some users already have access to download the links and have their iPad 2 on iOS 4.3 jailbroken. Read More »
I guess almost always loved the iOS 4.3.x update for bringing us numerous improvements to our iPhones and other iOS devices like the iPad and the iPod Touch. This included the much improved AirPlay that enables users to stream media content from their iOS devices right to the Apple TV. Other than this was another notable inclusion of the Personal Hot Spot, that allows users to have other devices to connect to their iPhone, iPad, etc to utilize their network. But there were some lags in the functionality. Read More »
With the Apple iPad 2 out in the markets along with a plethora of other tablets it is always a tough choice to make, what to buy and what not. Obviously fanboys of any brand or operating system would never look at anything else, but some users always lookout for the specs to make the right decision. An informed one as they think of it.
iH8sn0w, the much known iPhone developer released Sn0wbreeze version 2.7 to bring support for the untethered jailbreak to iOS 4.3.3 and for the OS 4.2.8 on the Verizon iPhone 4. We had already shared the guide for the untethered jailbreak with PwnageTool bundles for the Verizon iPhone 4 on IOS 4.2.8. The current release of Sn0wbreeze will do great for those on the GSM a sit helps them to keep their existing baseband for the iPhone 4 and those with the iPhone 3GS. These can then be unlocked using the Ultrasn0w.
We had mentioned the release of the Redsn0w 0.9.6rc15 by the iPhone Dev Team a day before and mentioned that the release will support untethered jailbreak for all iOS 4.3.3 devices. And as the release makes way the Web gets flooded with how tos and guides on jailbreaking your iPhone, iPod Touch or the iPad. We thought about posting step by step guide for our readers but came across this helpful tutorial from our friends at RP and thought we would rather share this to help simplify the process. Read More »
For all the Windows users out there, iPhone developer iH8sn0w released a latest version of Sn0wbreeze 2.6 to enable jailbreak iOS 4.3.2 untethered on the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad and the iPod Touch. As mentioned earlier for the Redsn0w method, this version does not yet support jailbreak for the iPad 2.
The initial jailbreak for the iOS 4.3.2 came with the PwnageTool but it had been reported that it was limited to tethered boot alone. But the recent releases of both the Redsn0w and the Sn0wbreeze users can jailbreak their iOS devices untethered running on the iOS 4.3.2 firmware. Coming back to the jailbreak guide for the Sn0wbreeze, users will first need to download the following tools and files and then follow the steps mentioned:
In a tweet earlier, Comex, the guy behind JailbreakMe and Spirit jailbreak tools confirmed that untethered jailbreak was still possible on the iOS 4.3.2 with the i0n1c’s exploit. The exploit was the same used for untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1.
From his tweet:
@comex: By the way, iOS 4.3.2 is (as far as I can see) still vulnerable to @i0n1c’s untether vulnerability.
It will be interesting to see if Apple is able to cover up these vulnerabilities in the operating system to make these exploits and thus the jailbreaks impossible. But given how essential these are in making the device more usable [in my humble opinion], Apple should not resort to doing anything that angers its users. Read More »
Stefan Essar is set to release his untethered jailbreak tool for the iOS 4.3 anytime next week. The tool was demonstrated in a YouTube video he shared earlier today. It showed the first generation iPad running the untethered jailbreak version based on an exploit that is yet to be disclosed. The procedure for installing this is similar to that of the previous versions of the iOS, meaning you will be needing bootrom exploit for installing the same in the root partition.