iOS 4.1

iPhone Alarms Still Not Working For Some Users

As you might know, iPhone alarms didn’t work on New Year’s day 2011 for many users.

Apple had acknowledged the iPhone alarm bug and had reassured users that the issue will resolve itself on January 3rd.

But it’s January 3rd and the news is trickling in that the iPhone alarm didn’t work for some users resulting in them being late to work on the first working day of 2011.

iPhone Alarms Not Working Come New Year’s Day 2011 [Updated]

One of our readers, Adam pointed us to an Apple Discussions thread where users are reporting that the alarm clock is not working on their iPhone come New Year’s Day 2011.

It looks like the iPhone alarm bug affects only non-recurring alarms.

iPhone 4 Unlock May Be Released In Less Than a Month

iPhone 4 Unlock May Be Released In Less Than a Month

We finally have some good news for iPhone 4 users who want to unlock their iPhone.

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.

Ultrasn0w For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G Will Unlock All Basebands, Including iOS 4.2.1 Baseband 05.15.04

We had reported yesterday that iPhone Dev Team plans to release the eagerly awaited unlock for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G for iOS 4.2.1 on Sunday.

However, it is not clear if the updated version of Ultrasn0w will unlock baseband 05.15.04 that was shipped with iOS 4.2.1.

Apple Acknowledges Daylight Saving Time Bug in iOS 4.1; Provides Workaround To Resolve It

Days after users in Europe were also affected by the daylight saving time bug, Apple has posted a new support document that acknowledges the issue in iOS 4.1.

Apple has suggested a temporary workaround to address it. In the support document, Apple describes the symptoms as follows:

In some regions, shortly before or after the daylight saving time (DST) change, repeating alarms created in the Clock app may work incorrectly

PwnageTool For Windows May Be Released Soon

iPhone Dev team had released PwnageTool 4.1.2 for Mac, which allows 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 from getting upgraded so that it can be unlocked using Ultrasn0w.

Sn0wbreeze developed by iH8sn0w has always been considered the unofficial PwnageTool for Windows but looks like chpwn, iPhone developer and hacker is also working on the official PwnageTool for Windows.

Redsn0w To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch And Apple TV 2G Released; Uses Limera1n Exploit

iPhone Dev Team has released a new version of Redsn0w to jailbreak iOS 4.1 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 4G, iPod Touch 3G, iPad and Apple TV 2G.

Redsn0w 0.9.6b2 makes use of Geohot’s USB exploit used in limera1n, greenpois0n and PwnageTool.

Dev Team had previously released Redsn0w 0.9.6b1 only for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G users to jailbreak iOS 4.1.

After New Zealand & Australia, Daylight Saving Time Bug Now Affecting iPhone Users In Europe

A month back, we had written about the Daylight Saving Time bug in the latest version of iOS that affected iPhone users in New Zealand by triggering the alarm an hour ahead of schedule.

As noted back then, the problem arose after the country switched to Daylight Saving Time in late September. This issue had also spread to Australia the following week as iPhone users in the island nation switeched to Daylight Saving Time. 

Dev Team To Release Ultrasn0w To Unlock iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G After iOS 4.2 Is Released

Dev Team To Release Ultrasn0w To Unlock iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G After iOS 4.2 Is Released

There is finally some good news for iPhone users who want to unlock their iPhone.

MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team has tweeted that they will be releasing Ultrasn0w for iOS 4.2, one or two days after it is released.

However, the software unlocking solution will be only available for iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G users initially.

Apple Acknowledges Security Flaw; Will Be Fixed In iOS 4.2

Apple Acknowledges Security Flaw; Will Be Fixed In iOS 4.2

We had reported yesterday that some members of Macrumors forum had discovered a security flaw in iOS 4.1.

The security flaw allows someone to get access to the iPhone contact list, make calls and also send an email or MMS even with passcode protection using a combination of a sleep button and fake emergency call even if it is locked with a passcode.