iOS 4.3

Mobile Safari in iOS 5 Brings the Fastest HTML5 Performance

Back in March Apple updated Mobile Safari with improvements to its Nitro engine, allowing for increased performance. Around this time in April, Microsoft’s demo of their Phone 7 Mango demo was pitted against an iPhone (pre-Nitro) and Android browser in Microsoft’s own HTML5 speed test. 9to5Mac points out Mobile Safari scored 2 FPS versus Microsoft’s […]

Sn0wbreeze 2.7 Download Released for iOS 4.3.3 (Windows)

Update (May 6, 2011): Sn0wbreeze has been update to 2.7 for Windows users. If you require an unlock, you should ONLY use sn0wbreeze. Click here to download. Changes: Now Supports iOS 4.3.3 [untethered] (except iPad 2) Now Supports iOS 4.2.8 [untethered] (Verizon iPhone 4 users) Multitasking Gestures are enabled in the Settings app as usual. […]

PwnageTool 4.3 and redsn0w 0.9.6 Download Released to Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1

Update 1: Follow our PwnageTool 4.3 tutorial and redsn0w 0.9.6 tutorials. Also, sn0wbreeze 2.5 was released for download (Windows)! As promised, the iPhone Dev Team has released jailbreak tools for iOS 4.3.1. As stated on their blog, you can now download redsn0w 0.9.6rc9 and PwnageTool 4.3. The details are below: Three years ago (almost to […]

iOS 4.3.1 Coming In Two Weeks?

Today, BGR reports that Apple may be releasing iOS 4.3.1 within the next “one to two weeks”. The update would bring mostly bug fixes for Apple’s iOS devices. For reference, the changes from iOS 4.3 are detailed: Baseband updates for iPhone 3GS and original iPad Fixed memory hang that results in memory corruption when reading […]

Fullscreen Home Screen Web Apps Load Slower in iOS 4.3?

The Register reports that iOS is apparently ‘crippling’ web applications that run from your home screen. According to developers, when apps are run from the home screen in full screen mode, the new Nitro JavaScript engine doesn’t apply, and runs a different Javascript engine. “Essentially, there are two different JavaScript engines,” says Alex Kessinger, a […]

iOS 4.3 Untethered Jailbreak Coming “Before Next Weekend”

@i0n1c, aka Stefan Esser previously revealed to the world his untethered iOS 4.3 jailbreak on his iPad. Esser has added an update via his YouTube video that the ETA for releasing his untethered jailbreak would be ‘before next weekend’: Because so many people are asking for an ETA: I am pretty sure that the untether […]

SHAtter, Limera1n Exploit Patched in iPad 2

With Apple’s release of the iPad 2, some of the exploits used to create jailbreak tools for iOS have been patched. According to Canadian iPhone hacker iH8sn0w, the Limera1n exploit has been closed: Muscle Nerd from the iPhone Dev Team also confirmed the SHAtter exploit has been closed by Apple as well. SHAtter was an […]

iOS 4.3 Untethered Jailbreak Video Surfaces from antid0te Creator

Update 1: @i0n1c stated back on February 15th he was anticipating the release of iOS 4.3 so he could release his untether. Signs are looking good folks…http://antid0te.com/ The day after iOS 4.3 was released early by Apple, an untethered jailbreak video has been posted on the web. Stefan Esser from Cologne Germany, who goes by […]

Mobile Safari Benchmarks Show the Power of Nitro JavaScript Engine in iOS 4.3

With iOS 4.3, Apple improved Mobile Safari via the implementation of the Nitro JavaScript engine, which is supposed to more than double the performance of JavaScript. Just how much are these improvements compared to Mobile Safari on iOS 4.2.1? German blog macnews.de posted results of tests using Geekbench 2, Guage Mathematical Tool, Google’s V8 benchmark […]

iOS 4.3 Brings Password Reentry for In App Purchases

Have you ever had little ones play with your iPhone, only to cause an in-app purchase? Well, Apple today has changed the way in-app purchases are made, to prevent incidents like $1400 in charges via Smurfs’ Village (shame on them for having $99 in-app purchases for “snowflakes” and “Smurfberries”). According to the Washington Post, iOS […]