iPhone Firmware 2.2

Dev Team Releases PwnageTool 2.2, QuickPwn 2.2 for Mac & QuickPwn 2.2 for Windows; Supports iPhone Firmware 2.2

Dev Team Releases PwnageTool 2.2, QuickPwn 2.2 for Mac & QuickPwn 2.2 for Windows; Supports iPhone Firmware 2.2

The ever-so dependable iPhone Dev team have
delivered yet again. They have released updated versions of their
PwnageTool and QuickPwn Tools to jailbreak and unlock the 1st Gen iPhone
and jailbreak iPhone 3G running iPhone firmware 2.2 that was released
by Apple only on Thursday night
.

They have also updated the PwnageTool so that you can create a custom firmware (.ipsw) which will not contain the baseband update but still bring the new features of iPhone firmware 2.2 to iPhone 3G.

Undocumented Features of iPhone Firmware 2.2

Undocumented Features of iPhone Firmware 2.2

Apple released the much awaited iPhone firmware 2.2 update on Thursday night which includes improvements such as such as Google Street View, Podcast over-the-air download and includes fix for the Safari crashes and the iPhone Safari exploit that was reported earlier in the week.

However, there were some features that did not make it to iPhone
firmware 2.2’s release notes.

Here is an exhaustive list of some
undocumented features of iPhone firmware 2.2 compiled by Mac Rumors
Forums user justinomg just like he had published for iPhone firmware 2.1.

Step-by-Step Guide to Downgrade from iPhone Firmware 2.2 to Firmware 2.1

Step-by-Step Guide to Downgrade from iPhone Firmware 2.2 to Firmware 2.1

One of the most common problems after Apple releases its the latest firmware update for the iPhone is that some users who have jailbroken their iPhone end up accidentally upgrading it.

So when Apple released iPhone firmware 2.2 on Thursday night, quite a few readers ended up accidentally upgrading their iPhones to the latest firmware.

The problem is that they ended up losing the jailbreak and all the unofficial iPhone apps. They are left with two options: 1. Either wait for the iPhone Dev Team to release the latest hacking tools which should be soon or 2. Downgrade to iPhone firmware 2.1.

One of our readers, Jason, has tried the second option and successfully downgraded his iPhone to iPhone firmware 2.1.

Update:

Dev Team Releases PwnageTool 2.2, QuickPwn 2.2 for Mac & QuickPwn 2.2 for Windows; Supports iPhone Firmware 2.2

iPhone Firmware 2.2: Problems and Workarounds to Fix them

iPhone Firmware 2.2: Problems and Workarounds to Fix them

Apple released iPhone firmware 2.2 last night which includes many improvements and also a lot of bug fixes.

However, some users who have updated their iPhones with the latest iPhone firmware are reporting problems running some iPhone apps, internet connection issues etc.

iPhone Dev Team: Users who want to Unlock iPhone 3G should NOT Update their iPhones with Firmware 2.2

iPhone Dev Team: Users who want to Unlock iPhone 3G should NOT Update their iPhones with Firmware 2.2

Apple released iPhone firmware 2.2 last night which includes most of the features we had heard about in the last few months such as Google Street View, Podcast over-the-air download and includes fix for the Safari crashes and the iPhone Safari exploit that was reported yesterday.

However, earlier this week the dev team had warned iPhone 3G users who are looking forward to unlock
their iPhone 3Gs to avoid upgrading to iPhone firmware 2.2 until they don’t give an all clear.

They have just published a post on their blog confirming that users who want to unlock iPhone 3G should NOT update their iPhones with the latest firmware update.

iPhone Firmware 2.2 Released; Includes Google Street View, PodCast Over-the-Air Downloads, Fix for Safari Crashes & More

iPhone Firmware 2.2 Released; Includes Google Street View, PodCast Over-the-Air Downloads, Fix for Safari Crashes & More

Apple has released iPhone firmware 2.2 through iTunes just like we had speculated though the midnight release is a little strange.

iPhone firmware 2.2 release notes indicates that it includes most of the features we had heard about in the last few months.

You can get all the details of iPhone firmware 2.2 after the break.

iPhone Vulnerability Discovered; Fix to be Released Tomorrow in iPhone Firmware 2.2?

iPhone Vulnerability Discovered; Fix to be Released Tomorrow in iPhone Firmware 2.2?

The staff of Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (SIT) has discovered a vulnerability which can take control of your iPhone and make a (potentially expensive) phone call when you visit a malicious website on your iPhone’s Safari browser.

Apple had fixed a similar Safari security flaw last year, but it looks like the exploit was not completely fixed.

Dev Team Warn iPhone 3G Users to Avoid Upgrading to Upcoming Firmware 2.2

Dev Team Warn iPhone 3G Users to Avoid Upgrading to Upcoming Firmware 2.2

There is rumors that iPhone firmware 2.2 will be released this Friday (Nov 21st, 2008) and iPhone Dev Team  have successfully jailbroken and unlocked the first generation iPhone running iPhone firmware 2.2 Beta 2 which was seeded to developers of its iPhone Developer program.

However, in a post yesterday they have warned iPhone 3G users who are looking forward to unlock their iPhone 3Gs to avoid upgrading to upcoming iPhone firmware 2.2 when it is available until they don’t give an all clear.

iPhone Firmware 2.2 Could Be Released in 10 Days (November 21st)

iPhone Firmware 2.2 Could Be Released in 10 Days (November 21st)

iPhoneHellas.gr claims that iPhone Firmware 2.2 will be released to iPhone users in 10 days on November 21st based on a reliable source.

iPhoneHellas.gr had previously revealed that Apple is planning to add a rating system for iPhone apps in the upcoming firmware update.

New Screenshots from Firmware 2.2 Confirm Over-The-Air Podcast Downloads Direct to the iPhone

New Screenshots from Firmware 2.2 Confirm Over-The-Air Podcast Downloads Direct to the iPhone

We had reported last week that a screenshot of iPhone firmware 2.2 had revealed that iPhone users will have the ability to download podcasts directly on the iPhone in the latest firmware update.

German blog Schimanke.com has published new screenshots from iPhone firmware 2.2 that confirm over-the-air podcast downloads direct to the iPhone.