Yesterday Loktar Sun found a trick, while experimenting with SAM (subscriber artificial module), which allowed him to unlock iPhone running on iOS 5+. You can also backup the activation tickets of unlocked iPhone for future use. These activation tickets will be required to re-unlock your device after you restore a fresh iOS firmware on your device.
Kudos to hackers and researchers! They have found a new method to unlock any iPhone, whether it is iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, or iPhone 3GS, running on iOS 5.0, iOS 5.0.1 or iOS 5.1, even having the baseband 0.4.11.08. This new method involves the use of SAM which is exclusively available through Cydia Store. So, this technique will work only on JAILBROKEN iPhone.
Redsn0w 0.9.10b7 has been released by the key member of iPhone Dev Team MuscleNerd. This version brings improvements in performance. Redsn0w b7 can now fetch the blobs from Cydia while stitching and cooking custom firmware. If you accidentally removed the untethered jailbreak, it can re-install it.
After two weeks Samsung will be holding an event in London on May 3 to announce the next generation Samsung, most probably Samsung S III i9300. Different blogs have rumored about the specifications and images of the upcoming device, but Tinhte boys come up with a video claiming that the device in the video is the next Samsung device and that its internal name is GT-i9300.
The day before yesterday Pod2g told his followers about the status of iOS 5.1 jailbreak. He tweeted that he has collected all the exploits required to jailbreak iOS 5.1 untethered on idevices and that he was working then to bypass the ASLR security layer on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, new iPad 3 and other devices. Today he gives another update through his twitter account that he has almost achieved the method to bypass ASLR mechanism.
Official Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.3 is getting more and more time to reach the android population. Samsung’s best android smartphone Galaxy S II i9100 is also waiting for Over the Air 4.0.3 update. However, the official roms of this new version are now available which can be installed / flashed on Samasung Galaxy S II easily.
There are many tweaks available in Cydia store for jailbroken devices which provides us different options while closing the apps in AppSwitcher. For instance, KillBackground puts a small button on the right-bottom cornder when the icons are in jiggle mode. This small button allows you to close all the apps of AppSwitcher running in background in one tap. Similarly AlwaysClose tweak shortens the closing process. It doesn’t require the apps to be in jiggle mode. After installing AlwaysClose, you’ll always find the close button on the apps.
Google’s cloud storage app, Google Drive, is about to go live within few days. TNW reported on its site, after getting the information from some reliable source, that the service would be live on Google domain next week, probably on Tuesday or Wednesday. They also say 5GB free storage option is also coming at the time of release.
After the much hype Microsoft has finally revealed in a post on its blog that three editions of Windows 8 will be released when it is available. There are no Home, Premium or such flavors. This time they came up with new naming strategy. They’ll be releasing Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT soon.
There is no doubt that Samsung’s most popular line of smartphone products is Galaxy. Samsung Galaxy S II has already won the best smartphone award 2011. Now the Korean based company is planning to add a new smartphone in Galaxy series.
AT&T is already unlocking the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and iPhone 3GS devices officially. Unlocking is performed to free the device from any network restrictions. After the device is successfully unlocked, one can use the SIM card of any carrier around the globe.