A lot of people were disappointed by Apple’s announcement that iPhone 2G wont get OS 4.0. Many would say that this is ridiculous because if iPhone 3G can have the 4.0 update, why not 2G? This could be based on some technical issues but we would never know until we get our hands on the(…)
iPhone OS 4.0
WWDC is an annual Apple conference for developers with sessions and labs aimed at development for iPhone and OS X, although this year the focus seems to be mainly on apps for iPhone and iPad as evident from the image below:
Apple has quickly released the second beta of iPhone OS 4.0 which was announced just a few weeks ago. iPhone OS 4.0 is the most important update to the mobile OS yet and brings new features like multitasking, iAds and many more to the iPhone. We don’t have a proper changelog yet, but here’s what(…)
The first jailbreak for iPhone OS 4.0 was released just a few days ago. This jailbreak is currently available for iPhone 3G and remember you must not update to 4.0 if you are running on FW 3.x.
Fuzzyband is a Cydia app that is used for downgrading the baseband on an iPhone. It has been updated to support downgrading for iPhone OS 4.0 Beta baseband 05.13.01 on an iPhone 3G with bootloader 5.8. Version 5.8 bootloader is rarely available in iPhone 3G since it was released in a limited number of iPhones(…)
iPhone 4G with OS 4.0 is expected to launch this June. Anthony De Rosa of ADR studios has created some concept images and a video of iPhone 4G running OS 4.0 and it looks really good! The video shows a good-looking metallic body with a front camera and the latest iPhone OS in action.
Finally, the first jailbreak for iPhone OS 4.0 has been made public. An updated version of redsn0w, version 0.9.5 has been released for Mac, which jailbreaks iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 1 on an iPhone 3G only. This jailbreak is not recommended for novice users, but only for developers. To use it, you’ll need an activated(…)
We already know that multitasking for iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2G on iPhone OS 4 will not be officially supported because of lower RAM and slow processors. But multitasking is very much possible on these devices, if we jailbreak them and then edit the N82AP.plist file.
iH8sn0w has mentioned on Twitter that he has already began working on a jailbreak for iPhone OS 4 beta. He has been posting decryption keys for iPhone OS 4 for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G on Twitter. No release or any other information has been announced yet, but this comes as good news for(…)
Not so long ago, I had written an article on how Apple should combat Windows Phone 7 gaming. A lot of people thought that it doesn’t make sense, but I guess somehow my brainwaves did match with Apple [ we think different ]. Apple realized that there are around 50,000 games in the App Store(…)
Finally, hell has frozen over. Multitasking has made its first appearance in iPhone OS. At the iPhone 4 event today, Apple announced and demonstrated how multitasking will work. And the implantation sure does beat the crap out of Symbian and other competing mobile operating systems.
Steve Jobs has just announced the new features that would be in iPhone OS 4. There would about 100 new user features available in the new OS and some of those important features are :
The keynote for iPhone OS 4 event has started and as expected it began with a recap of recent successful figures and stories. For all those who were wondering how well the iPad did in terms of sales figures and usage, here are some tidbits from Steve Jobs’ keynote so far:
After the launch of iPad, now the next big thing for Apple is the launch of iPhone OS 4.0. Apple will preview OS 4 today (Thursday, April 8 ) at 1pm Eastern Time, at a media event in its headquarter and only selected audience will be present there. The tag line of the event is(…)
Next gen ‘iPhone HD’ specs: Rumored to contain an A4 CPU, Multitasking, Front camera and 940×640 Resolution; launch on 22nd June?
John Gruber from Daring Fireball has always been the most reliable source on Apple products, although he has been wrong in the past as well. This time he has actually sparked a discussion on the next generation iPhone, rumored to be named iPhone HD, by claiming that the details leaked by Wall Street Journal earlier(…)