PwnageTool and Sn0wbreeze will allow users who want to jailbreak and also unlock their iPhone to update their iPhone with a pre-jailbroken iOS 4.1 firmware while preserving the baseband so that it can be unlocked using Ultrasn0w.
Screenshots Of PwnageTool & Sn0wbreeze To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 Reveals Support For All iOS Devices; Release Imminent
PwnageTool is useful for users who want to jailbreak and also unlock their iPhone as it allows users to update their iPhone with a pre-jailbroken iOS firmware while preserving the baseband so that it can be unlocked.
But some users had encountered problems while hacktivating or while restoring custom iPhone firmware in iTunes.
iH8sn0w has just released Sn0wbreeze 2.0.2 to fix some of the hacktivation problems and error 17 and error 14 while restoring iPhone with the custom iPhone firmware created using Sn0wbreeze that were reported by users.
Release Of Sn0wbreeze 2.0 To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 2G Imminent
Folks at iDedicate who seem to have got early access to the new version of Sn0wbreeze have provided some more details and also claim that it will be released on September 23.
iPhone Dev Team released PwnageTool 4.0 yesterday, which made it possible for iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS (old bootrom) users to update and jailbreak their iPhone with iOS 4. But it’s available only for Mac users.
So if Windows users are feeling left out, we’ve some good news for you. iH8sn0w, developer of Sn0wbreeze, which is the Windows version of the PwnageTool has announced that he will be releasing Sn0wbreeze for iOS 4 very soon.
George Hotz (aka Geohot) dropped a hint that he plans to release a tool that will allow users to jailbreak any iPhone and iPod Touch running any version of iPhone OS, which came as welcome news for Windows users as currently there is no tool available to jailbreak the iPhone for Windows users.
Windows users who have been waiting to jailbreak their iPhone might have another reason to rejoice as a team of iPhone developers are porting PwnageTool to Windows. The Windows version will be called Sn0wBreeze.