There’s not much to say other than this: JAILBREAKME 3.0 is ALMOST COMPLETE – now would be the appropriate time to jump for joy! According to Comex (the developer of JailbreakMe 3.0), he just has to finish up some last minute things and then it’ll be released. Veeence also pointed out that because it’s so close to being finished, it will most likely be released today (June 27th):
According to MuscleNerd (a reliable Jailbreaker), the days of downgrading newer devices (ones that require SHSH blobs) are coming to an end! According to him, you will no longer be able to use SHSH blobs to downgrade after iOS 5 – but if you have an older version of iTunes and SHSH blobs backed up on pre-5.0 firmwares, you will be able to downgrade to those specific firmwares:
According to one of veeence’s tweet conversations, JailbreakMe 3.0 might actually be released today (Sunday) and if that’s true then today will be Funday: As some of you are probably aware, back when we were waiting for Redsn0w to include i0nic’s untethered exploit, i0nic tweeted and told the world that maybe if the hashtag “SundayIsFunday” was tweeted enough the Jailbreak would be released. Needless to say, it was released on Sunday and since then, the hashtag “SundayIsFunday” will always refer to a Sunday Jailbreak release.
iOS 5 (beta 2 and up) allows you to sync you data, songs, apps videos and more over WiFi with Apple’s new WiFi Sync feature. iOS 5 (beta 2 and up) also allows you to enter Recovery Mode, wirelessly, using a recovery tool such as TinyUmbrella or Recboot!
iOS 5 brings OTA (over the air) updates to iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches. Until now, everyone thought that OTA updates would only available over WiFi – well, after some digging in Apple’s SDK, some strings of code have been discovered that lead us to believe otherwise:
A couple days ago, I wrote a tutorial on how to unlock your iPhone 4 with any baseband from firmware 4.0-5.0 b1 using the GEVEY Ultra Sim. Well, according to veeence and MuscleNerd (two reliable sources), Apple’s new iOS 5.0 b2 closes the hole that the GEVEY Ultra Sim took advantage of:
Because Apple has reserved the right to look at the “Notes and Known Issues” of iOS 5 beta 2 for developers only, I have taken the liberty of copying down the entire document – just incase you’re curious! Please note – you may have to zoom in on this page in order to read the “Notes and Known Issues” document.