If you came along for our most recent podcast you heard us discussing some of the new features uncovered in the iOS 4.3 beta, including multitouch gestures for multitasking like four-finger swipes to go between apps. They seem hugely useful on an iPad but, on an iPhone, sounded like a bit of a handful. Now we have some video evidence, with Antoni Nygaard managing to get them working on his iPhone, along with the lock/mute switch toggle as well. Given these multitouch gestures aren’t coming to the iPad (yet) we’re guessing it won’t be hitting the iPhone either, but we can always hope.
We finally have some good news for iPhone 4 users who want to unlock their iPhone.
Sherif Hashim, iPhone hacking expert who had figured out a way to activate iPhone without the need for the official carrier SIM has hinted that software method to unlock iPhone 4 will be released in less than a month.
Sherif Hashim revealed this while responding to a tweet from one of his followers:
In a reply to one of his many followers on Twitter, MuscleNerd of iPhone Dev Team has confirmed that ultrasn0w unlock for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G on iOS 4.1 and iOS 4.2, with 05.14.02 baseband will be released in a day or two at most, once iOS 4.2 is released to public.
simplysaru: @MuscleNerd thanks.. how long would the wait be for 4.2 any approximate time
MuscleNerd: @simplysaru if you’re on 3G or 3GS, just a day or 2 at most after 4.2 is public (just enough time to verify stuff)
Chronic Dev Team has just released greenpois0n to jailbreak iOS 4.1 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G and iOS 3.2.2 for iPad.
Chronic Dev team had to delay the release of greenpois0n after Geohot released limera1n as they decided to incorporate the same USB bootrom exploit used in limera1n instead of using the SHAtter exploit so that it can be used sometime in the future. greenpois0n works only on iOS 4.1 and iOS 3.2.2 for iPad. iPhone 4 users can use Tiny Umbrella if they want to upgrade to iOS 4.1 to preserve the baseband so that they can unlock it using Ultrasn0w after jailbreaking their iPhone.
Geohot had released Limera1n yesterday that can jailbreak iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPod Touch 3G and the new iPod Touch 4G.
The purpose of this guide is to provide you step by step instructions to jailbreak iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G using limera1n.
iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users can checkout this step-by-step guide to jailbreak their iDevice.
Here are some important points to note before you proceed.
This guide is only for iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G users. iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS users can use this step by step guide to jailbreak their iPhone using limera1n. iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G users can use Redsn0w to jailbreak their iPod Touch.
Please note that jailbreaking your iPod Touch may void its warranty and hence proceed with caution.
Do not forget to backup your iPod Touch before you proceed. You can refer to this post for instructions on how to backup your iPod Touch.
Geohot surprised everyone by releasing limera1n yesterday, a day before the release of greenpois0n by the Chronic Dev Team.
Limera1n can jailbreak iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPod Touch 3G and the new iPod Touch 4G.
In this guide, we will take you through the step by step procedure to jailbreak iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.
Here are some important points to note before you proceed.
The iPhone Dev Team had released a beta version of Redsn0w for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G users to jailbreak iOS 4.1 couple of weeks back but it was only for Mac users.
They have just released the beta version of Redsn0w 0.9.6b1 for Windows users as well.
It uses the pwnage2 DFU-mode exploit and not the SHAtter exploit that was discovered by pod2g so it can be used to jailbreak only iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G.
They have posted the following update on their blog for Windows users:
iPhone Dev Team have announced that they have managed to successfully jailbreak iOS 4.1 on the new iPod Touch 4G using the SHAtter exploit.
SHAtter is the new bootrom exploit discovered by pod2g of the Chronic Dev Team that allows the use of unsigned code execution. It is being used by the iPhone hacking community to create tools to jailbreak existing iDevices for life. iPhone Dev team have managed to use the SHAtter exploit in the beta version of PwnageTool to jailbreak iPod Touch 4G.
The Shatter exploit that was discovered for iOS 4.1 devices has, predictably enough, been found to function on the latest Apple TV as well. Though a jailbreak fit for distribution is still brewing for all of Apple’s iOS wares, this will be welcome news to folks interested in trying to add a little extra functionality to Apple’s hockey puck of a media streamer. Then again, even the best of apps might not make up for it being a 720p media device in a 1080p world.
Vincent has just tweeted that the SHAtter exploit based jailbreak for iOS 4.1 for iPhone 4 / iPod touch 4 and iPad will be released soon. Why would we do an entire post after a simple tweet? Well, that’s because good ol’ Vincent here is the administrator of The iPhone Wiki (an encyclopedia which collects, stores and provides info on iPhone hacks), so the source is authentic and extremely reliable.
They won’t wait for iOS 4.2 to release SHAtter. iOS 4.1 will be jailbroken soon.
This tweet was a prediction based on indications from @pod2g and others.
So there you go! Chronic Dev-Team hackers will not wait for iOS 4.2 to release GreenPois0n. So that’s further evidence that GreenPois0n is right around the corner. Be patient, folks! Stay away from fake tools and avoid asking devs for updates as you’ll only slow down their progress.
There is no exact Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) yet, but we will inform of the good news as soon as we have it.
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