PwnageTool 4.2 will allow iPhone users to safely restore to a pre-jailbroken iOS 4.2.1 firmware and retain their current baseband so that they can use Ultrasn0w to unlock their GSM iPhone. PwnageTool 4.2 also includes fixes for iBooks issue that we had reported earlier and Wi-Fi problem on Apple TV 2G.
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PwnageTool 4.2 For Mac: iOS 4.2.1 Untethered Jailbreak For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch & Apple TV 2G Released; Fixes iBooks Problem
Folks at RedmondPie have made a pretty interesting discovery. They are speculating that the next version of jailbreak software from George Hotz, more popularly known as GeoHot, could be named Rubyra1n. GeoHot has released easy to use tools to jailbreak and unlock iPhone like blackra1n, limera1n and blacksn0w that have been very popular.
Sherif Hashim, iPhone hacking expert who had figured out a way to activate iPhone without the need for the official carrier SIM has hinted that software method to unlock iPhone 4 will be released in less than a month.
iPhone Dev Team Working On A Solution To Downgrade Baseband 06.15.00 To 05.15.05 For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G
Some users have reported significant loss of GPS signal after upgrading to baseband 06.15.00 using Redsn0w or PwnageTool to unlock their iPhone.
MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has just confirmed that they are working on a solution that will allow users to downgrade their iPhone’s baseband back to 05.15.04.
Some users have reported significant loss of GPS signal after upgrading to baseband 06.15.00. iPhone Dev team has also confirmed that though baseband 06.15.00 is capable of GPS, it might require further hacks.
Activate iPhone Without Official Carrier SIM And Also Fix Poor Battery Life Issue After Unlocking Using SAM
We had reported yesterday that iPhone users who had unlocked their iPhone using a combination of PwnageTool or Redsn0w to update baseband to 06.15.00 and Ultrasn0w 1.2 for iOS 4.2.1 were observing poor battery life.
Developer @sbingner (author of popular jailbreak app – TetherMe) has figured out a way to fix the issue. He has released a jailbreak app called SAM (Subscriber Artificial Module). It tricks your iPhone and iTunes into creating legitimate activation tickets even though you’re unlocked with Ultrasn0w.
If you are observing poor battery life after unlocking your iPhone using a combination of PwnageTool or Redsn0w to update baseband to 06.15.00 and Ultrasn0w 1.2 for iOS 4.2.1 then you are not alone as some readers have reported the issue.