Following the release of iOS 11.2.5 last week, Apple has stopped signing the previous three versions of iOS. iOS 11.2, iOS 11.2.1, and iOS 11.2.2 are no longer being signed, preventing users from installing older versions of iOS.
The clock is ticking on signing for iOS 11.1.1/11.1.2 and tvOS 11.0/11.1, so the pressure is on to save blobs for those firmwares, as well as to possibly restore to them. This doesn’t apply to everyone though, so check out our advice on the topic!
Update: tvOS 11.1 and iOS 11.1.2 are now unsigned. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO RESTORE TO THEM!
Instead of soldering the RAM modules onto the logic board, the new 21.5-inch iMac uses removable SO-DIMM slots. iFixit has now released a $300 DIY kit for the machine, which comes with 32GB of RAM and the tools to take it apart.
iOS 10.3.1 signing is closing fast. With weak rumours of a possible iOS 10.3.1 jailbreak at some point in the future, we go through whether you should upgrade, downgrade, or save blobs before time runs out.
With Apple’s ever-turning iOS signing machine, many jailbreakers are forever wondering what the best strategy is for their device. In this article, we’ll quickly go through what we consider the smartest options for each device and iOS version so that you can make an informed decision.
I reported a few weeks back on an interesting new bug for 32-bit devices, which allowed you to restore them to any unsigned iOS 9.x firmware, provided you had blobs for the destination firmware.
At the time, it was thought that the bug would mainly be of use for people downgrading from iOS 9.3.5 to a lower firmware, to jailbreak with Home Depot or Pangu9. However, it turns out the bug is in fact more powerful and wide-ranging than previously thought, and may have much wider utility.
The signing window for iOS 10.2.1 could close any moment now, what with the upcoming release of iOS 10.3, so this is your last chance to save your blobs for iOS 10.2.1, or to downgrade to it from the iOS 10.3 betas.
iOS 10.2.1 is not currently jailbroken, so at the moment its blobs are not of use, nor is being on that firmware a guarantee of a jailbreak. However, you never know what’ll happen, so act now! Don’t be left out in the cold when signing ends.
As some of you may have seen from my tweet yesterday, there is some exciting news afoot for owners of 32-bit devices on iOS 9.
A group of developers including alitek12, ee_csw and Trevor Schmitt have stated that they are working on a downgrade solution which will allow users of legacy devices to escape from iOS 9.3.5 and return to a jailbreakable iOS 9 firmware.