The latest version of TinyUmbrella has been released and it’s compatible with iOS 4.2.1. TinyUmbrella lets you save SHSH blobs from compatible hardware, allowing you to upgrade your iOS version while maintaining older versions of baseband. TinyUmbrella is of particular interest to those who want to unlock their iPhone, if you are looking to unlock … Read More
Redsn0w 0.9.6b4 has been released for download by the iPhone dev team, and it allows you to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1, but there’s a catch; not all hardware get an untethered jailbreak. Redsn0w 0.9.6b4 only supports the following devices for untethered jailbreaks: iPhone 3G, older iPhone 3GS, and older iPod touch 2G models. All other iOS … Read More
You can easily determine if your iPhone can be jailbroken or unlocked using a tool called f0recast. The f0recast utility works for both Mac OS X and Windows and lets you quickly identify if your iOS device qualifies for hacking. The tool works with iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and all the iPod touch … Read More
If you use an iPhone or iPad primarily with a Windows PC, you’ll be happy to hear that sn0wbreeze 2.1 is now available to download. Sn0wbreeze 2.1 serves a similar function as PwnageTool does for Macs, allowing Windows-based jailbreakers to preserve their current baseband (to preserve a carrier unlock) and also to use custom IPSW … Read More
Update 12/1/2010: iOS 4.2 download has been released and you can now unlock and jailbreak the iPhone on iOS 4.2 by downloading redsn0w 0.9.6b5. This is either a tethered or untethered jailbreak depending on your iPhone. With the release of iOS 4.2 imminent, the iPhone Dev Team has posted an update regarding the status of … Read More
If you like to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone, you’ll want to backup your existing SHSH blobs before you install a new version of iOS. With the release of iOS 4.2 just around the corner, it’s a good idea to do this now if you intend on unlocking your device in the future.
A security update has been released for iPhone and iPod touch that stops potentially malicious code from being executed on the devices. Released as iOS 4.0.2, the update is in response to the recent release of JailbreakMe, an extremely easy iPhone jailbreak that is browser based and used the exploit that the update patches. The … Read More
iPhone owners in the USA can now legally jailbreak and unlock their iPhone devices, according to new rules set forth by the US Government. While it’s great to have this legalized, it hardly stopped anyone from jailbreaking or unlocking phones in the past. Though legalized, it’s worth mentioning that Jailbreaking or using a carrier unlock … Read More