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Spirit – the untethered userland jailbreak for iPhone 3.1.3 and iPad 3.2 has finally arrived. For the end user, Spirit looks and works (in fact Spirit is easier!) very much like Geohot’s blackra1n. It is available for both Windows and Mac OS X.
Earlier this week, we informed you on how some hackers managed to port Android on the Apple iPhone. For those of you who were a little hesitant on trying it out because of all the advanced instructions; here is a simple step by step guide for you (courtesy of Android A Alot) which will enable you to dual-boot Android with iPhone OS on iPhone 2G.
Similar to the hack which enabled multitasking on iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2G running iPhone OS 4 Beta, the following step by step instructions will help you enable Wallpapers support which like multitasking, was locked down by Apple for the mentioned devices. You will need to be jailbroken on iPhone OS 4.0 before you follow the steps below.
The iPhone Dev-Team is back! They have just released a test version of redsn0w 0.9.5 (Mac only for now) to jailbreak the latest iPhone OS 4 Beta. This release is targeted towards developers only to help them upgrade their existing app on Cydia for this upcoming latest firmware.
The final version of Blacksn0w RC2 is now available on Cydia. This version brings fix for WiFi loss, and boot loops issue which was hampering users in the last ‘test’ release. For those of you who don't know, blacksn0w RC2 is basically a repackaged version of the original unlock released by geohot, and the fix which was recently released by MSFT Guy for 05.11.07 baseband on iPhone OS 3.1.3.
Steve – the guy who was behind PushFix 2.0 (the first real fix for Push Notifications) for unlocked iPhones has just released Blacksn0w RC2. This version of blacksn0w is basically a repackaged version of the original unlock released by geohot, and the fix which was recently released by MSFT Guy for 05.11.07 baseband on iPhone OS 3.1.3.
A new hardware solution for the tethered jailbreak has been announced over at www.myboyfriendisageek.com. It is called the "iDongle" and it is a small device that plugs into the 30 pin dock connector of your iPhone or iPod Touch. It solves the need to get home to your computer to re-jailbreak, if your device crashes or reboot on the go.