A pair of European carriers have told iPhone 4S users not to upgrade to Apple’s latest iOS 6.1 firmware due to the 3G connectivity issues that come with it. Both Vodafone U.K. and 3 Austria have reported the issues, which sometimes makesit difficult for the device to connect to the network, or make or receive calls and texts.
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Shortly after the evasi0n jailbreak made its much-anticipated debut earlier this week, Apple pushed out its iOS 6.1.1 beta to registered developers. We suspected that the new release would patch the exploits that evasi0n used to hack iOS devices, but fortunately for the many millions of people enjoying its benefits, that’s not the case. At least not yet.
After the untethered Evasi0n jailbreak was released for iOS 6 devices, we told you about a bug that was causing Apple’s stock Weather app to crash on jailbroken iPhones. On the iPad, the jailbreak was unhiding an old iPhone version of the Weather app.
There was a manual way to fix the bug, but now an official patch has been released in Cydia for all devices that have been jailbroken with Evasi0n.
Fandango is pretty cool. You can buy tickets right on your iPhone with the Fandango iOS app, send them to Passbook, and then just waltz right into the theater without stopping at the box office. Of course, you’ll still need to stop at the concessions stand, unless you’re smuggling in a bunch of wrapped candy in your coat pockets. Just sayin’.
Using Fandango is fairly easy, but Siri can make it easier still in iOS 6.1. Here’s how.
Display Recorder, a popular tool that records what’s happening on the display of a jailbroken iOS device, has today been updated to support the iOS 6.1 firmware. The update follows this week’s evasi0n release, which became the first untethered jailbreak which supports the latest iOS devices — including the iPhone 5 and the iPad mini.
As Apple matures iOS every year with new features, many worry that jailbreaking will lose its appeal. Are the glory days over? All signs point to no.
A highly-anticipated jailbreak called Evasi0n was unleashed yesterday for the full gambit of iOS devices, including the iPhone 5. So many people jailbroke at once that Cydia, the jailbreak alternative to the App Store, buckled under the weight for hours. Based on early traffic numbers, iOS 6 has been jailbroken by millions of users in less than two days. Evasi0n reveals that jailbreaking is far from dead.
It seems like every year it takes longer and longer to jailbreak the latest iPhone… which is because, ever since the release of the iPhone 3G, it has been true. To date, the number of days it takes for jailbreakers to release a public jailbreak for the latest iPhone has increased by an average of 67.58% every year… and the recent evasi0n jailbreak for all iOS 6.1 devices landed a record 136 days after the iPhone 5 went on sale.
Looking forward, we were curious what that meant for the iPhone 5S. Given historic trends, how long will it take jailbreakers to release a public jailbreak for Apple’s next phone? Here’s what we found.
If you took the plunge and jailbroke your iPhone yesterday, you may have noticed that the Weather app in iOS doesn’t really work anymore. Like, at all. When you try to open the app on iPhone it just crashes, and then crashes some more.
Evad3rs figured out that the jailbreak screws up some files like com.apple.mobile.installation.plist. It’s not a big deal, and every jailbreak has its little quirks, but if you can’t wait for evad3rs to push their fix to Cydia you can fix the problem on your own manually.
Here’s how to do it:
Looking to jailbreak your iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, Retina iPad, iPad mini or other iOS Device under iOS 6.1? It’s easy! Here, we walk you through jailbreaking your iOS device in a little over two minutes.
Need more comprehensive instructions? Check out our illustrated step-by-step guide here.
The Evasi0n jailbreak has been released for all devices capable of running iOS 6, including the iPhone 5 and iPad mini. You can download the free Evasion tool for Mac, Windows, or Linux. The jailbreaking process takes all of five minutes in most cases, and once completed, you have full access to Cydia.
Ready to get your jailbreak on? Here’s how to jailbreak your iOS 6 device with Evasi0n the right way: