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Step-by-Step Guide to Unlock iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Purplesn0w

Step-by-Step Guide to Unlock iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Purplesn0w

As we all know, after releasing the jailbreak software for iPhone 3GS, Geohot also released his unlock method for iPhone 3GS.

Purplesn0w developed by Geohot is an alternative to ultrasn0w developed by the iPhone Dev Team to unlock iPhone 3GS. Geohot claims that his unlocking software actually improves on some of the common issues faced by using the ultrasn0w developed by the iPhone Dev team.

Update:

iPhone
3GS Users can't restore to iPhone OS 3.0
as Apple has stopped signing iPhone
OS 3.0 and iPhone 3.0.1 firmware files after releasing iPhone OS 3.1 so you can no
longer use this guide to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS.

Use this guide instead:

Step By Step Guide to Upgrade Jailbroken iPhone 3GS to iPhone OS 3.1 Using PwnageTool 3.1.3

Apple Patents Reveal Object-Face Detection, Smart Messaging, Voice Modulcation might be coming to iPhone

Apple Patents Reveal Object-Face Detection, Smart Messaging, Voice Modulcation might be coming to iPhone

Folks at Unwired News have reported some of the Apple's iPhone patents that have surfaced this week.

These Apple patents give us a glimpse of what they are planning and could probably include in its next iPhone Operating System. We found some of the Apple patents very interesting and hence, we decided to cover them in this article.

Study Reveals Impact of Increased RAM in iPhone 3GS

Study Reveals Impact of Increased RAM in iPhone 3GS

In our previous articles, we have covered the specifications of  Apple's new iPhone 3GS and it was no secret that Apple's new iPhone 3GS is a faster version of iPhone 3G.

The speed and performance of iPhone 3GS were attributed to faster CPU, more RAM, improved graphics etc. But a recent study carried out by iPhone app developer, Tap Tap Tap reveals that the increased RAM in iPhone 3GS was probably not given the importance it deserved.

Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Redsn0w (Mac)

Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Redsn0w (Mac)

The iPhone Dev team had earlier announced that they will hold off on releasing their jailbreak for iPhone 3GS on OS 3.0 as they expect Apple to close the hole in their upcoming iPhone OS 3.1

Well, the iPhone Dev team finally
decided to release their  jailbreak solution because there was a lot of
demand from iPhone 3GS users and also because Geohot had released his method (purplera1n) to jailbreak iPhone 3GS.

Update:

iPhone 3GS Users can't restore to iPhone OS 3.0 as Apple has stopped signing iPhone OS 3.0 and iPhone 3.0.1 firmware files after releasing iPhone OS 3.1 so you can no longer use this guide to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS.

Use this guide instead:

Step By Step Guide to Upgrade Jailbroken iPhone 3GS to iPhone OS 3.1 Using PwnageTool 3.1.3

Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Redsn0w (Windows)

Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Redsn0w (Windows)

The iPhone Dev team had earlier announced that they will hold off on releasing their jailbreak for iPhone 3GS on OS 3.0 as they expect Apple to close the hole in their upcoming iPhone OS 3.1

Well, the iPhone Dev team finally decided to release their  jailbreak solution because there was a lot of demand from iPhone 3GS users and also because Geohot had released his method (purplera1n) to jailbreak iPhone 3GS.

Update:

iPhone
3GS Users can't restore to iPhone OS 3.0
as Apple has stopped signing iPhone
OS 3.0 and iPhone 3.0.1 firmware files after releasing iPhone OS 3.1, so you can no
longer use this guide to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS.

Use this guide instead:

Step By Step Guide to Upgrade Jailbroken iPhone 3GS to iPhone OS 3.1 Using PwnageTool 3.1.3

Hero of Sparta for iPhone: An Entertaining, Graphic Rich Game [iPhone Game Review]

Hero of Sparta for iPhone: An Entertaining, Graphic Rich Game [iPhone Game Review]

Hero of Sparta, a Gameloft creation ranks among the best  iPhone apps available on the App store and for all the right reasons. The game has some amazing graphics and concepts that are fairly new to the world of iPhone gaming.

This game has been around for some time but I just downloaded it and liked it so much that I wanted to share it with you folks. Worth mentioning is that this game is available at a discounted price of $.99, which is $9 less compared to its actual price and according to me is a steal.

Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Purplera1n

Step-by-Step Guide to Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0 using Purplera1n

As you are aware, George Hotz (aka Geohot) had released a software called purplera1n to jailbreak iPhone 3GS.

This allows the users to jailbreak their iPhone 3GS running iPhone OS 3.0. Here is our step-by-step guide to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS using purplera1n for Windows users.

Hack to Enable MMS on iPhone 2G running iPhone OS 3.0

Hack to Enable MMS on iPhone 2G running iPhone OS 3.0

The non-availability of the MMS feature for 1st generation iPhone  (iPhone 2G) was probably one of the most disappointing news for iPhone 2G users that was announced at the WWDC 2009 Keynote address.

In fact, the MMS feature is not available currently to even iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS in the US. Some folks had figured out a way to enable MMS on iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS.

Fortunately, it turns out that there is a way to also enable MMS on a jailbroken iPhone 2G.

iPhone to support Micro-USB Charger in Europe

iPhone to support Micro-USB Charger in Europe

In February, at the 2009 Mobile World Congress, some of the world's leading handset makers came together in support of a Universal charger. This announcement received many accolades but one major phone company was missing, which was Apple.

Now with the recent deal between GSMA and European Union, which requires phone companies to support 'single charger 'in Europe, Apple has agreed to support the single charger requirement by the European Commission.

Step-by-Step Guide to Unlock iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS running on iPhone OS 3.0/iPhone OS 3.0.1 using UltraSn0w

Step-by-Step Guide to Unlock iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS running on iPhone OS 3.0/iPhone OS 3.0.1 using UltraSn0w

As you might already know, the iPhone Dev Team had released their much awaited software method called Ultrasn0w that can unlock iPhone 3G running iPhone OS 3.0 almost a week back.

Since the release of UltraSn0w, our readers have been asking us for a guide to unlock iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS.

So here is our step-by-step guide to unlock iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS using UltraSn0w so that you can use a SIM from any GSM carrier.