Sn0wBreeze Gets Major Update for Two-Year Anniversary

By Cody Lee on Jan 16, 2012

Following up releases from both the Dev Team and Chronic Dev Team, iH8sn0w has seeded a new version of his popular jailbreak tool, Sn0wBreeze, to include pod2g’s iOS 5.0.1 untether. But he didn’t stop there.

In light of Sn0wBreeze’s two-year anniversary, iH8sn0w has incorporated a number of new features into the utility. Among those is support for older firmware (all the way back to iOS 3.1.3) and an IPSW downloader… Read More


iREB 5 For Windows Released to Help You Install Custom iOS Firmware

By Alex Heath on Jan 13, 2012

Jailbreak hacker iH8sn0w has released iREB 5 for Windows users after 10 months of silence. The simple custom iOS firmware install tool will help you bypass iTunes errors when restoring an iOS device from a custom firmware IPSW. Read More


iFaith SHSH Blob Tool Updated to Version 1.4.1

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 20, 2011

Renowned hacker iH8sn0w has released an incremental update to iFaith — the SHSH blob utility for Windows.

The update includes support for the latest version of Apple TV firmware, Tiny Umbrella blobs, and a host of other fixes. Check inside for the full change log, along with a link to our full blown iFaith tutorial page…

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Introducing Our Dedicated iFaith Page

By Jeff Benjamin on Dec 6, 2011

Over the next few months we will be rolling out more dedicated pages for some of the most useful tools our jailbreaking toolbelts. First up for bid is iFaith — the SHSH blob, custom firmware creating, downgrade tool for Windows users.

If you missed yesterday’s post about iFaith, you can find it here. Otherwise, step inside for a look at our dedicated page to iH8Sn0w’s iFaith… Read More


iFaith SHSH Tool Receives Major Update

By Cody Lee on Dec 4, 2011

Infamous iOS hacker and Sn0wBreeze creator iH8sn0w just released a major update for his iFaith application. Like TinyUmbrella, iFaith allows you to save your device’s SHSH blobs, which are needed to preserve your ability to downgrade firmware in the future.

The update supports iOS versions up to 5.0.1, but isn’t yet compatible with A5 iDevices. There also doesn’t seem to be a Mac version available. But if you own an A4 device and have access to a Windows computer, we highly recommend you download the new iFaith… Read More


Sn0wBreeze Gets Updated With iOS 5.0.1 Support

By Cody Lee on Nov 11, 2011

Yesterday afternoon, after a week of testing, Apple finally seeded iOS 5.0.1 to the public. The update brings fixes for Siri, the Smart Cover security flaw, and the highly-publicized battery issue.

As you may recall, we’ve recommended that jailbreakers stay away from updating. It could ruin your chances of a proper iOS 5 jailbreak. But for those of you who couldn’t wait, Sn0wBreeze was just updated to support the new software with a tethered jailbreak… Read More


Sn0wBreeze Gets Updated for iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2

By Sébastien Page on Nov 4, 2011

It seems it was only yesterday that were telling you Sn0wBreeze had been updated for iOS 5.0.1 beta. Oh wait, it was just yesterday!

With the release of iOS 5.0.1 beta 2 earlier today, iOS hacker iH8Sn0w has updated his Sn0wBreeze jailbreak tool to version v2.8b10 making it compatible with the latest beta firmware version… Read More


iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2 Will Expire on December 14

By Sébastien Page on Nov 4, 2011

Hot on the heels of the release of iOS 5.0.1 beta 2 to developers, iOS hacker extraordinaire iH8Sn0w just gave us the heads up on the expiration date of the beta firmware.

According to iH8Sn0w, iOS 5.0.1 beta 2 will expire on December 14th, at 8pm EST. Concretely, this means that you will have to update your firmware before that time, or your device will be completely useless until you restore… Read More


iOS 5.0.1 Beta Will Expire on December 14th

By Sébastien Page on Nov 2, 2011

A couple hours ago, we reported that Apple was acknowledging problems with battery usage in iOS 5, leading the company to release iOS 5.0.1 beta to developers.

If you are a developer who downloaded and installed the new beta release, you must know that this beta version will eventually expire, rendering your device useless if you haven’t updated to a newer firmware version… Read More


Video Shows iBooks Running on Jailbroken iOS 5

By Oliver Haslam on Oct 24, 2011

As is always the case when a new release of iOS comes out, jailbreaking can cause a few weird and wonderful things to happen with certain apps.

One such oddity is the way jailbroken iOS 5 devices seem unable to run Apple’s iBooks app, with tapping the icon resulting in an immediate crash.

With the new Steve Jobs biography going on sale, not having a working release of iBooks could be a potential deal breaker for many jailbreakers out there, but as this video shows, there may be light at the end of the tunnel… Read More


Siri Isn’t Technically Limited to the iPhone 4S

By Cody Lee on Oct 14, 2011

Why Apple has limited its new Siri personal assistant feature to the iPhone 4S is anyone’s guess. At first it was believed that a lot of the backend of Siri took place on the handset, so it needed the A5’s extra power. But that didn’t prove to be the case.

It was also thought that the service required 1GB of RAM. But it was later revealed that Apple’s new smartphone only contains 512MB, so that can’t be it, either. So then why in the world is Siri limited to the iPhone 4S? Well, maybe it’s not… Read More


How to Preserve Your Baseband For iOS 5 Unlock on Windows Using Sn0wBreeze

By Jeff Benjamin on Oct 13, 2011

If you’re looking to preserve your iPhone’s baseband when upgrading to iOS 5 on a Windows machine, then Sn0wBreeze is your ticket to baseband freedom.

Preserving your unlockable baseband is integral to being able to unlock your phone when an updated version of UltraSn0w is released tomorrow.

Windows users, this one’s for you. Check inside for the full video tutorial that shows how to preserve your baseband, while upgrading to iOS 5 using WindowsRead More


Porting Siri to the iPhone 4 Will Require Piracy

By Sébastien Page on Oct 12, 2011

Last week we broke the news that jailbreak hacker iH8sn0w was actively working on bringing Siri to iDevices like the 4G iPod touch and iPhone 4. This got a lot of people excited at the possibility of getting access to Siri’s artificial intelligence without having to upgrade to the iPhone 4S.

This morning, the Dev Team’s MuscleNerd sent out a tweet saying that porting Siri to the iPhone 4 or any other iDevice would most likely require piracy, something that the Dev Team has always refused to do… Read More


Jailbreak iOS 5 GM on Windows with Sn0wBreeze

By Alex Heath on Oct 4, 2011

Hacker iH8sn0w has updated his popular jailbreak tool for Windows called Sn0wbreeze. Sn0wbreeze 2.8b8 has been updated to jailbreak the iOS 5 Gold Master that was released after today’s keynote.

This Sn0wbreeze release follows an update to RedSn0w earlier today that also jailbreaks the iOS 5 GM. (See our video tutorial for more information). Check inside for details on Sn0wbreeze 2.8b8… Read More