Over the past year, wireless providers have really changed how you buy an iPhone. For the first time ever, customers now have the option to purchase a phone with no money down and a monthly payment plan at all four carriers. Even Apple has jumped into the payment plan bandwagon, offering a new iPhone Upgrade Program that promises a new iPhone every year. There is a wide variety of plans and pricing options so will break them down here for your convenience.
Last year, Nicholas Allegra a.k.a Comex – developer of some of the most popular jailbreak tools like JailbreakMe and Spirit had announced that he was joining Apple as an intern. It was a big blow to the jailbreak community.
But here’s an interesting development. Comex has just tweeted that he is no longer associated with Apple.
While this greatly increases the utility of FaceTime, it again raises the question of how much load would the extra data consumed during FaceTime calls generate, and would carriers be able to sustain this load.
Apple Hires Comex – iPhone Hacker Behind Popular Jailbreak Tools Like JailbreakMe, Spirit As An Intern
Comex had recently released JailbreakMe 3.0 – one of the easiest solutions to jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for iOS 4.3.3, which used a userland exploit to jailbreak and install Cydia on an iOS device using mobile Safari. Apple had to release an iOS 4.3.4 software update to patch the vulnerability.
When MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team revealed that he has managed to get untethered jailbreak to work on iOS 4.2.1 earlier in the day, he had hinted that Comex was also working on an easier untethered jailbreak method.
Comex To Release Spirit Like Tool To Jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS (New/Old Bootrom) And iPod Touch 2G/3G On iOS 4
We finally have some good news for our readers who are tired of the complicated solutions that we’ve been posting to jailbreak iPhone, especially for users who have an iPhone 3GS with the newer bootrom.
MuscleNerd, member of the iPhone Dev team has just announced that Comex will be releasing a Spirit like tool to jailbreak iOS 4 for iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS (irrespective of old or new bootrom) and also for iPhone 4.
Spirit2Pwn: Hack Allows Users To Update And Jailbreak iPhone 3GS With iOS 4, Which Is Already Jailbroken Using Spirit [Updated]
Update: ModMyI is reporting that Spirit2Pwn is not developed by Gojonnyboi and is probably fake.
Comex, developer of popular jailbreaking tool, Spirit jailbreak for iPhone OS 3.1.3, iPhone OS 3.1.2 has discovered another userland jailbreak in iOS 4 similar to the one used in Spirit jailbreak.
iTunes 9.2 Released To Support iPhone 4 And iOS 4; Dev Team Warn Jailbreakers To Avoid Installing It [Updated]
Earlier this month, Comex from the iPhone Dev Team had released the Spirit untethered jailbreak solution for iPhone OS 3.1.3, iPhone OS 3.1.2 and iPhone OS 3.2. The software enabled users to jailbreak their iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices.