MyWi Internet Tethering Utility Gets Support For Devices Running iOS 5.1.1 [Jailbreak]

MyWi allows you to share your iPhone's data connection with other devices over Wi-Fi.
MyWi allows you to share your iPhone's data connection with other devices over Wi-Fi.

If you love tethering your iPhone to other devices to share its 3G (or fake “4G”) data connection, but you hate paying the additional fees demanded by your carrier, then you’re likely to be a MyWi user. MyWi is an incredibly popular utility for jailbroken iOS devices that allows you to turn your iPhone or iPad into a personal Wi-Fi hotspot without activation from your carrier.

Those who recently upgraded to iOS 5.1.1 to take advantage of the Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak will be pleased to know that MyWi has now been updated to support this release.

Rocky Racoon Untether Now Supports Apple’s Latest iOS 5.1.1 Release On iPhone 4 [Jailbreak]

Rocky Racoon now supports Apple's revised iOS 5.1.1 release.
Rocky Racoon now supports Apple's revised iOS 5.1.1 release.

Shortly after the Chronic Dev-Team launched Absinthe 2.0 last Friday, Apple pushed out a revised iOS 5.1.1 (9B208) update for the iPhone 4. As yet, no other device has received the same update, and it’s unclear exactly what the software does. But if you installed it accidentally, you’ll be pleased to know that the Rocky Racoon untether now supports it.

SignalRefresh Promises To Boost Your iPhone’s Weak Network Signal [Jailbreak]

If the next iPhone has LTE, Sprint still wants to offer you an unlimited plan.
Full signal a rare sight on your iPhone? Try SignalRefresh.

Struggling to get a decent signal on your iPhone? If you’ve jailbroken your handset with the latest Absinthe 2.0 release, then you may be in luck. SignalRefresh is a new, $0.99 iPhone tweak that promises to boost your signal strength to give you “the strongest possible voice/data signal at your current location.”

Absinthe Used To Jailbreak 1.2 Million Devices On iOS 5.1.1 Over The Weekend [Jailbreak]

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From left to right: @p0sixninja, @pod2g and @planetbeing of the Chronic Dev Team
From left to right: @p0sixninja, @pod2g and @planetbeing of the Chronic Dev Team

On Friday, May 25th hackers from the Chronic Dev Team released Absinthe 2.0, a tool that jailbreaks iOS 5.1.1 on nearly all iOS devices, including the third-gen iPad. The untethered jailbreak can be performed on an iOS device after downloading the free Absinthe app on any Mac, Windows or Linux computer.

Once again proving that jailbreaking is becoming more mainstream, impressive Absinthe download numbers have been announced from over the weekend.

Absinthe iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Tool Updated With Bug Fixes [Jailbreak]

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The Chronic Dev Team has pushed out a minor update to its Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak. The tool was only released this morning, but this new update addresses issues where the software can freeze up during the process of jailbreaking. If you’re having trouble jailbreaking your iOS device on iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe, grab this update now.