More news are now emerging regarding the 1.1.3 jailbreak, an even easier method has come up but with very limited info published at the moment, what we have heard is that it is more “refined from the previously noted software-based method“. It will work on iPhones which have had the latest 1.1.3 firmware / software installed, but the developers are reluctant to release it before Apple’s official software development kit is due to be released.

Meanwhile, the latest that we know about the 1.1.3 jailbreak is that:

  • It will only allows applications to run in restricted user mode
  • Certain currently available third-party applications will not run properly
    • Installer.app, the program used to browse and install third-party apps, for instance, requires additional hacking to run properly

Whether the developers of this 1.1.3 firmware jailbreak will be releasing their project is under being spoken about, but stay tuned and we will keep you updated!

Apple may break this method when official third-party applications ship, disallowing the co-existence of official and unofficial apps. The unofficial development team wants to reuse the current jailbreak method with any software update that Apple issues post-SDK.

[via iPhoneAtlas]

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While you may still be waiting for the latest iPhone 1.1.3 jailbreak to be released, some have decided not to wait and opt out of this and instead downgrade 1.1.3 back to 1.1.1 (yes, two firmware releases down!).

It does involve some downloading, extracting and the instructions for doing so are in the video below, some are still skeptical about whether this actually works for the iPhone or whether it’s just Touch? But HackTouch claims that it will:

Here’s the download link HackTouch mentioned if you’re interested in downgrading:

http://rapidshare.com/files/84859979/AutoDown.zip.html

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Joy of Tech explains to you in a humorous way why exactly is it that you would need a laptop like the recently released MacBook Air:

Reasons to have a MacBook Air?

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More news just in, on the latest iPhone / Touch 1.1.3 jailbreak situation. Zdziarski and fellow developers have discovered a method to jailbreak the 1.1.3 update, they claim that it would only require “about a half hour for savvy users”. As of now, no info or instructions have been released on how this will be achieved, all we know is that it will be software based, but it looks like the release will be sooner than many users have anticipated, visit Zdziarski’s site for more details.

We’ll keep you posted!

Missed the latest news? Read our latest post on the last iPhone / Touch 1.1.3 jailbreak campaign…

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This is the latest news, hot off the ‘iPhone development community’, the recent 1.1.3 firmware update for the Apple iPhone / Touch has been jailbroken! What you will get from this jailbreak includes the ability to use not yet official or unofficial 3rd party applications.

Because this is still in its very early, the whole process is very complex and the developers will not be releasing it to the public domain until a later date however a video has already been uploaded onto YouTube…

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It’s been said that the recently released iPhone 1.1.3 firmware update have been causing problems and one significant concern raised was the stability compared to the 1.1.2 upgrade.

If you’ve been experiencing any of the problems below:

  • Error message during/after install of iTunes 7.6 and firmware 1.1.3
  • Loss of sound output from the iPhone’s built-in speakers
  • Bluetooth devices that worked with 1.1.2 no longer work
  • Problems with handling mail

Don’t worry, we’ve found ways for you to possibly get around your problem…

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We’ve all been stunned about how amazing the new MacBook Air is going to be this week, so in this post we won’t be spamming you with all the incredible specs and info that you probably already know about. Instead, we thought we would bombard you with a small collection of pics from around the blogosphere:

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