Boy Genius Report is reporting that Apple will soon be releasing iOS 4.3.1 for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. The 4.3 update was pushed out recently, but it appears that another update may be on its way. The update plans to fix a few bugs including the iPad 2 jailbreak vulnerability. Read More
After just two days since its launch, the iPad 2 has been jailbroken by Comex, the developer of JailbreakMe.com. Comex today uploaded a picture that shows a white iPad 2 WiFi + 3G running Cydia – the jailbreak application store.
Flipboard received an update today that adds amazing new features like Instagram support to the social-based magazine reader for iOS. The App is now also two times faster than before. Surprisingly, it also detects jailbroken devices and alerts you. If you fire up the updated version of the App and have jailbroken your device, you will notice a pop up that says, “Warning. Your iPad appears to be jailbroken. This may cause bugs, crashes or other unpredictable behavior.”
iOS 4.3 is coming on March 11, and Apple recently pushed out the Gold Master version for developers. The gold master version is already jailbreakable using the latest Pwnage tool.
A while ago, Apple blocked users of jailbroken devices to access the iBooks store. They did so by using an improperly signed binary, which if executed concluded that the device was jailbroken and hence blocked access. Today, Snowbreeze has been updated to version 2.2 RC3, and the new version reportedly fixes the iBooks issue.
Looks like Apple is still fighting the cat and mouse game and its recent move will sure disappoint users of jailbroken iOS devices. A recent story points out that Apple has implemented a system that restricts users of jailbroken devices to access the iBooks App.
A new feature has been added to Cydia by Jay Freeman (Saurik) called “Theme Center”. With this new feature, users can now search for retina display as well as non-retina display themes easily.
Seas0nPass is a new jailbreak tool that can be used to jailbreak the new Apple TV running on iOS 4.2.1. The tool creates a custom firmware and the jailbreak is currently a tethered one which means that you have to connect your device to your computer every time you reboot it. The tool is developed by Firecore and is available for Mac OS X. For a complete guide, check this out.
As promised, the iPhone-Dev Team is out now with the beta version of Redsn0w 0.9.7b1. The new version allows you to perform an untethered jailbreak on your iOS device running iOS 4.2.1 which means that if the device reboots, you won’t lose your jailbreak.
Well, look what we have here. Jay Saurik, the creator of Cydia has confirmed during the 360|MacDev conference that a version of Cydia is under development for Mac OS X. He says that Cydia for Mac would be launched “within weeks”.