iPhone Firmware 2.0.x: iPhone Firmware 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2

Performance Test: iPad & iPhone 3.2 Vs iPhone 3GS & iPhone 3.0 Vs iPhone 2G & iPhone 2.0

Performance Test: iPad & iPhone 3.2 Vs iPhone 3GS & iPhone 3.0 Vs iPhone 2G & iPhone 2.0

The iPhone platform has come a long way since it was first introduced in 2007 with the first generation iPhone. 

While the operational elements have not changed a great deal since then, long time iPhone users will vouch for the rapid strides observed in the performance levels through the several iterations since then. 

QuickPwn Tool for Mac Released to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 2.0.2

The iPhone Dev Team have officially released the Mac version of the popular QuickPwn Tool which makes it quicker and easier to jailbreak iPhone.

The QuickPwn Tool for Mac can be used to jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.0.2.

WinPwn 2.5 Released to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 2.0.2; Includes QuickPwn Support

WinPwn 2.5 Released to Jailbreak iPhone Firmware 2.0.2; Includes QuickPwn Support

The much awaited WinPwn tool 2.5 to jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.x including firmware 2.0.2 has been released.

The latest version of WinPwn tool comes with an all new user interface and also includes QuickPwn support, which is a quicker and easier jailbreaking method.

Report Reveals iPhone Firmware 2.0.2 Addressed Problem with iPhone 3G’s Power Control To Reduce Dropped Calls

Apple had issued a brief statement couple of days back to confirm that iPhone firmware 2.0.2 update included changes to fix some issues related to 3G reception.

According to a new report we have some more details about the fix. It appears that iPhone firmware 2.0.2 addressed a problem with the iPhone’s power control which was resulting in dropped calls.

Serious Security Flaw Discovered in iPhone Firmware 2.0.2; Temp Fix Available; Permanent Fix On Its Way [Updated]

Gizmodo is reporting that a member of Mac Rumors forums has discovered a major security flaw in the iPhone firmware 2.0.2 that allows someone to access your data and certain iPhone apps even when you have the passcode lock feature turned on.

Find out more about the security flaw and a workaround to avoid it after the jump.

Pwnage Tool 2.0.3.1 Released to Jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.0.2

Pwnage Tool 2.0.3.1 Released to Jailbreak iPhone firmware 2.0.2

The iPhone Dev Team had released an updated version of the QuickPwn tool to jailbreak iPhone running firmware 2.0, 2.0.1 and also 2.0.2. However, it was only available for Windows users.

As promised they have released an updated version of their Pwnage Tool v2.0.3.1 for Mac users which now supports iPhone firmware 2.0.2.

Simplest Method to Block Apple’s Kill-Switch Mechanism to Deactivate iPhone Apps

Simplest Method to Block Apple’s Kill-Switch Mechanism to Deactivate iPhone Apps

Steve Jobs in an interview with the Wall Street Journal had confirmed that the kill-switch mechanism which gave Apple the capability to deactivate iPhone apps remotely existed.

Zdziarski had published a simple method to block Apple’s kill-switch mechanism.

Here is an even easier method to disable Apple’s kill-switch mechanism.

iPhone Firmware 2.0.2 Released to Probably Fix Bugs in iPhone 3G [Updated]

iPhone Firmware 2.0.2 Released to Probably Fix Bugs in iPhone 3G [Updated]

Apple has just released iPhone firmware 2.0.2 to probably fix bugs in iPhone 3G. The latest firmware update is a 248.7 MB file, and you should be able to
download it by clicking on the update button in the summary tab in
iTunes. The update is available for iPod Touch users as well.

If you wondering whether or not you should update to the latest firmware then check the details after the jump.

How to Fix “Apple Logo Screen of Death” Problem

It has been almost 2 weeks since Apple released iPhone firmware 2.0.1 primarily for bug fixes but based on Apple Discussions boards and news around the blogosphere; it appears that there is still an issue affecting many users of iPhone firmware 2.0 and iPhone firmware 2.0.1. Its now infamously called the "Apple Logo Screen of Death".

You can read all about the "Apple logo screen of Death" problem and how to fix or prevent it after the jump and thus avoid a trip to the Apple Store.

Simple Hack to Add Free Custom Ringtones to your iPhone

Simple Hack to Add Free Custom Ringtones to your iPhone

One of the simplest hacks prior to iPhone firmware 2.x and iTunes 7.7 was to create free custom ringtones for your iPhone.

A lot does not seem to have changed post iPhone firmware 2.x and iTunes 7.7 based on a step by step guide posted by theAppleBlog.

You check out the details of the ringtone hack after the jump.