By now, most of you are probably familiar with the Untethered Jailbreak situation for iOS 5.1 and 5.1.1. Since the release of iOS 5.1 more than two months ago, most members of the Jailbreak community were left wondering when an Untethered Jailbreak will be released.
This is the eighty-seventh episode of my series titled BestTechInfo and Rumors! In this episode I discuss iOS 5.1.1 and 5.1 untethered Jailbreak news, various possibilities for iCloud, iOS 6, downgrading from 5.1.1 and more! Links to the articles discussed in this episode:
Jailbreak 5.1.1 tutorial Today the iPhone Dev Team updated Redsn0w to include iOS 5.1.1 support. It’s no long required to “trick” Redsn0w in to Jailbreaking 5.1.1 by pointing it at the iOS 5.1 IPSW. While the utility has been updated, note that it’s still a tethered Jailbreak and that it’s…
Yesterday brought a few very interesting iOS 5.1 Jailbreak updates, pod2g revealed that he has achieved an untethered Jailbreak on the 3rd-generation iPad running 5.1. Additionally, he was planning on testing the Jailbreak on 5.1.1 and revealed that a release is still “weeks away”.
Following pod2g’s Tweet from earlier today, in which he announced the iOS 5.1 untethered Jailbreak is now compatible with the third-generation iPad, he posted a video (embedded below) to back up his claims.
Since the release of iOS 5.1.1 three days ago, on Monday, May 7th, pod2g and other developers in the iOS hacking community have been extraordinarily quiet regarding whether the iOS 5.1 untethered Jailbreak utility being developed will be compatible with Apple’s latest 5.1.1 firmware.
After pod2g confirmed that development of the iOS 5.1 untethered Jailbreak will continue by revealing that he managed to get the untethered Jailbreak running on his iPhone 4, most members of the Jailbreak community were left wondering whether or not newer devices will be included in the upcoming utility.
Earlier today, following last night’s conclusion of pod2g’s poll, which was intended to let the Jailbreak community decide whether the untethered exploits pod2g has discovered will go towards a 5.1 or iOS 6 Jailbreak, pod2g Tweeted that his iPhone 4 is running on 5.1 with an untethered Jailbreak.