Browsing Archive March, 2014

A8 Chip for Apple iPhone and iPad in Production Now

A lot of people wish to get their hands on the next Apple A8 chip specs produced by the company for its new lines of iOS devices, iPhone and iPad. The report is shared by TSMC firm responsible for the creation of these new-gen processors.

The Taiwan partner of the Cupertino-based tech company doesn’t give us a full A8 chip review, still we can learn some things from expectations, rumors and predictions. The start point for making microchips [Apple A8 chip for iPhone] is February 2014.

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iOS 7.1 Release for iPhone / iPad / iPod touch [Links for Direct Download]

While a lot of users are glad to see iOS 7.1 release with direct download links for iPhone 4S / 5 / 5S / 5c / 4, iPad and iPod touch, some people don’t hurry to update via OTA or through the links since they are waiting to hear official iOS 7.1 jailbreak news from hackers. Unlock still supports this new firmware, so people continue to find ways for becoming SIM-free.

Download iOS 7.1

iOS 7.1 Jailbreak News

Evasi0n7 doesn’t jailbreak iOS 7.1. Apple patched the exploits and now users who download and run this version of operating system. The Evad3rs are working on the new program but are still out of luck and it is not released for public.

ios 7.1 jailbreak news

Everyone who wishes to be jailbroken should stay on iOS 7.0.6 and not upgrade. By the way, as pod2g hacker has recently noted, there is a chance that hackers will wait for iOS 8 and not release iOS 7.1 jailbreak solution. He, himself, could make such a tool but only if he gets bored and has “enough time and energy.”

How to Unlock iOS 7.1 without Jailbreak

If you have installed this operating system, you are able to use SAM unlock for iOS 7.1 if your activation tickets are saved. GEVEY SIM method hasn’t been updated yet to support the new firmware. Factory IMEI unlock for iPhone supports iOS 7.1 version and you don’t need to jailbreak your iPhone. Find out more about iOS 7.1 unlocking methods and possibility.

Cool iOS 7.1 Features / Options for iPad / iPhone / iPod touch

Here is the list of all the new and most interesting features for iOS 7.1 devices.

  • It is easy to turn off parallax effect on the new firmware. Apple has simplified this option.
  • Siri on iOS 7.1 gadgets becomes sweeter and more pleasant to listen to.
  • The Cupertino giant updated its shift key creating new icons and options. For example, you can now click twice and caps lock option will be turned on.
  • The big firmware upgrade brings new designed buttons for FaceTime and phone calls that got rounded corners. Some even look different from what they used to be. This can be said about “reply with message” and “remind me” options.
  • Control Center is now less bouncy. It might be a little change but it is present in the update.
  • CarPlay is a new option that was discussed earlier and is now present on the iPhone 5S devices.

iOS 7.1 download direct links for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

It is advised to backup your gadget before updating.

Below you can find a list of available links from where you can download and install the new update on iPhone 5S / 5c / 5 / 4S / 4, iPod touch 5G and supported iPad models.

iPhone users are able to update to iOS 7.1 for iPhone 5S models:

iPhone 5c

iPhone 4

iPhone 5

iPod touch 5 generation owners can install iOS 7.1 through this link.

Apple iPad 3 owners can use these direct links:

iPad Air

iPad mini

4th gen iPad

iPad 2

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Jailbreak iOS 7.1 Windows / Mac for iPhone / iPad / iPod touch Possibility

It is now impossible to find best iOS 7.1 jailbreak tools since the most recent Apple mobile firmware for iPod touch 5g, iPhone 5S / 5 / 5c / 4S /4 and iPad models released on March 10 kills the exploits used for untethered jailbreak on iOS 7 up to 7.0.6.

Is There Jailbreak for iOS 7.1 Devices [Untethered or Tethered]?
As one well-known hacker iH8sn0w tweets, “Do I need to state the obvious that 7.1 patches evasi0n7”? You do understand this, right? In other words, no one from public users is currently able to jailbreak iOS 7.1 on Windows or Mac computers. There are no really working instructions on how to jailbreak iOS 7.1 iPhone 5 or other supported models.
Another hacker MuscleNerd mentions on Twitter that people need to stay away from iOS 7.1 download and update if they wish to be jailbroken. According to him, it is impossible to even downgrade to previous firmware version with your SHSH blobs saved “except i4” so you won’t be able to get back to iOS 7.0.6 after you install iOS 7.1
There are rumors that the Evad3rs will not even work on the jailbreak. They will wait for iOS 8 release just like it happened with iOS 6 updates a year ago.
Wishing to use an untethered jailbroken iDevice, you should keep using your current operating system [iOS 6.1.3 – 6.1.5, iOS 7 – 7.0.6] which are jailbreakable. This way you get a chance to download best iOS 7 and 6 Cydia tweaks and themes along with useful hacks, third-party apps and games.
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Vertex iOS 7 Cydia JB App for Fans of Cool Jailbreak Tweaks and Themes

iOS 8 concept by Bill Labus can be installed on current iPhone and iPad models with the help of curious iOS 7 Cydia apps. The jailbreak tweak known as Vertex gives you an idea what the next version of iDevice firmware could be like. We will not see iOS 8 release till summer or fall. Experts give their visions of this system, and developers of Vertex promises to give you all the features offered in the concept of the next iOS 8.

Vertex iOS 7 Cydia JB

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Best Jailbreak Tweak 2014 Ayeris Is Available for iOS 7

Best Cydia tweaks iOS 7 for iPhone 5S list got another title useful for a lot of fruit gadget fans. Ayeris has become one of the most awaited jailbreak tweaks 2014 for iPad and it can be downloaded right away. This jailbreak tweak costs $3.99 for both iPhone and tablet device users. The same price, the same features and the main requirement is you need to have free WinterBoard application on your jailbroken device installed to use with “iris” app.

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iOS 7.1 Review: Release Coming on Monday with iTunes Festival SXSW App

iOS 7.1 release date is really close now. It is expected to arrive “any day now” as the mid-March is nearly here and there are other factors that can influence sooner launch of iOS 7.1 update. This long-awaited firmware update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users promises some changes and support for SXSW which starts on March 11.

There are rumors that the famous iPhone maker wants to launch iOS 7.1 application that will be streaming SXSW performances. These iTunes Festival’s events should be interesting to public and since the show begins on Tuesday, it looks likes iOS 7.1 release date might be next Monday.

iTunes Festival SXSW App

The first iTunes Festival will be held in Austin. This is a big thing for Apple, no wonder the company will stream all the performances to the iPhone and other iDevices. The application needs the new mobile firmware to stream the event so iOS 7.1 launch is just around the corner.

Apple might ship its iOS major update any day now.

The system is being tested since November. Developers got 5 betas to see what the changes are to come to gadgets. Some improvements are related to icons refinement, enhancements to various applications [Messages, FaceTime etc.] and other little tweaks.

We are all impatiently waiting till the release of iOS 7.1 with SXSW iTunes Festival live streaming. Keep your fingers crossed as everything could happen this weekend or in the beginning of the next week

ios 7.1 release date

Developers mention that they haven’t seen a Golden Master iOS 7.1 build yet. It might be present or might not come at all.

There is no information about possible iOS 7.1 jailbreak. We know that the last two betas killed the exploits used for untethered jailbreaking by the Evad3rs. They keep on searching for another solution and might present the updated jailbreak solution.

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Top iOS 7 Multitasking Cydia Tweaks 2014 for iPhone 5S

Everyone knows how huge iOS 7 Cydia tweaks list is. It contains thousands of interesting multitasking apps for jailbreak fans whose iPhone or iPad is capable of getting third-party programs that will never appear in the official App Store. Cydia store offers things for multitasking, system improvement, design enhancement, extra features, best options and tons of other useful staff for each of you.

 Some iOS 7 tweaks are not working, but developers are trying to update their programs to support both the new mobile firmware and 64-bit chip devices including popular jailbreak apps for iPhone 5S. The latest rumor suggests Auxo 2 is coming offering the best multitasking features. Leaked information suggests we will see this cool task switcher soon. Dev Sentry is now working on this upgrade. He wants to bring one of the most popular tweaks to jailbroken gadgets with extra controls and toggles.
 The original jailbreaking tweak for iOS 6, Auxo, came with multitouch option and thumbnails quickly gaining high demand among the jailbreaking community that wished to improve their original switcher. Cydia jailbreak tweaks compatibility with iOS 7 can’t boast too many titles yet but most hackers and developers are trying to bring their updated applications and tool. Auxo 2 should be even better.
Users who installed Vertex jailbroken tweak got both Control Center / App Switcher merged in one. Similar options are what the new release should also bring to the most recent operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Jailbreak for iOS 7 comes with Evasi0n7 tool that makes everything quickly allowing you to download tweaks from Cydia in about 5 minutes. Auxo 2 release date is not officially announced yet, but developer says we might see its launch later in March. Since this multitasking application is not free you should expect its price to be around $1.99 just like the first Auxo.

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Evasi0n7 1.0.7 Fixes Bugs with iOS 7 Jailbreak

The Evad3rs team of hackers has updated their popular untethered iOS 7 jailbreak Evasi0n7 to version 1.0.7. This upgrade is good for users who have installed the newest Apple mobile firmware iOS 7.0.6. The tool should solve the problems with Cydia package list.

Evasi0n7 1.0.7 fixes the bug that causes Cydia packages list not being updated automatically. The updated jailbreak solution comes with no other updates, options, features, and tools. It is the same as previous version 1.0.6 but it solves the issue experienced by a lot of people. 
You should install this v.1.0.7 only if you really have problems with Cydia packages. If you don’t have this problem you can avoid updating to version 1.0.7 as this will make you re-jailbreak your smartphone all over again.
 
Download Evasi0n7 1.0.7 Links
iOS 7.0.6 can be jailbroken with the new Evasi0n7 1.0.7 update that fixes problems discovered in previous release. Windows and Mac users can download the updated jailbreak directly from these links:
iOS Support
The new Evasi0n7 1.0.7 update supports iOS 7 firmware [all current versions up to 7.0.6].
iDevice Support
The tool jailbreak iPod touch 5G, iPhone 4 / 4S / 5S / 5c / 5, iPad mini, iPad 2 / 3/ 4 and iPad Air.
How to Jailbreak iOS 7.0.6 with Evasi0n7 v.1.0.7
Attention: If you like to jailbreak iPhone first check whenever it is unlocked or not. If not – use IMEI unlocking service and then jailbreak iPhone without a fear to be locked again.
Step 1. You should go to Settings – General – About – Version to make sure you are really using Apple firmware 7.0.6 on your iDevice.
Step 2. Make sure your gadget is supported by this jailbreak.
Step 3. Install or update your iTunes to the most recent version.
Step 4. Backup your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch via iTunes.
Step 5. Download Evasi0n7 update for Mac or Windows depending on the computer you have. You can save it on your desktop.
Step 6. Extract and launch Evasi0n7. If you are using Windows PC you have to open this program as Administrator.
Step 7. Plug the iDevice to your computer but before you do this you should turn off passcode feature which can be done through Settings – General – Passcode Lock on [turn it off].
Step 8. Let Evasi0n find your gadget and press Jailbreak to start untethered iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak.
Step 9. Do nothing but wait till the processes complete. Your iPod touch, iPad or iPhone will reboot and then you will see the message to unlock the gadget. Do so but don’t close Evasi0n7 application.
Step 10. Once you unlock you will see Evasi0n7 icon on your iDevice home screen. Click on it to open it and wait till jailbreak completes.
Step 11. You should now see Cydia icon on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
This means you have successfully jailbroken the device with Evasi0n7 version 1.0.7.
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