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Jailbreak Only: Untethered iOS 5 Solution Is Video Demoed - But Are We Any Closer To A Release?

Back in November, @pod2g (an iOS hacker) posted a Twitter update noting that a bug had be found that could untether iOS 5. Following this, @p0sixninja of the Chronic Dev-Team confirmed that this exploit is indeed legitimate, but added that it's being kept "highly guarded" for the time being. Now, a video has been uploaded to @pod2g's YouTube channel, demonstrating the untethered jailbreak solution on an iOS device running iOS 5.

Joe White

Jailbreak Only: New Redsn0w To Utilize SHSH Blobs - Save Them Now

In a number of Twitter updates which hit the Web earlier today, iPhone Dev-Team member @MuscleNerd confirmed that the upcoming version of redsn0w will make use of users' SHSH blobs for iOS 5.0+. Furthermore, he advised jailbreak fans to save their SHSH blobs using TinyUmbrella (if they haven't already).

Joe White

Apple, moments ago, released iOS 5.1 beta to registered members of the iOS developer program.. The release, which is available now through Apple’s iOS Dev Center, is for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad, and third and fourth-generation iPod touch devices. While the release notes don't list anything significant in iOS 5.1, it does include text that suggests a Sprint iPad 2 Wi + 3G model might be coming.

Bryan M. Wolfe

New Study Claims 40 Percent Of Tweeted Photos Come From Apple Products

Since the launch of iOS 5 (which adds Twitter integration to iOS devices), Apple fans have been going tweetin' mad, signing-up to the micro-blogging social network like there's no tomorrow and uploading photos to the website using the built-in Photos app. Now, a new study has claimed that two out of every five photos uploaded to Twitter come from an Apple product, and that the Photos app is the seventh most popular photo sharing client for Twitter.

Joe White