Now that the curious tool Houdini, which uses a sandbox escape to achieve various jailbreak-like tweaking and theming effects, has been been out a few days, we decided to do a quick run-through of the app.
In the continuing absence of a full jailbreak, the community has got creative! Several pieces of pseudo-jailbreaking news have come out in the last couple of days, but perhaps the most novel is Houdini.
This “semi-jailbreak” beta cleverly brings you some of the benefits of a full jailbreak, without tackling the daunting task directly.
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.
Both iOS 10.3.2 beta 2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 2 are now available to the general public via the Apple Beta Software Program. Public betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 follow their developer-only releases yesterday. If you’re enrolled in Apple’s public beta program, you should receive the latest iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 betas through the Software Update mechanism in Settings on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and via the Updates tab in Mac App Store on your Mac.
Apple on Monday released second betas of what would become the iOS 10.3.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2 and tvOS 10.2.1 software updates. iOS 10.3.2 beta 2 (build 14F5075a), macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 2 (build 16F54b), watchOS 3.2.2 beta 2 (build 14V5475a) and tvOS 10.2.1 beta 2 (build 14W5573a) are now available to Apple’s registered developers over the air or as standalone downloads via the Apple Developer Center.
Apple on Tuesday seeded the first betas of iOS 10.3.2, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 and macOS 10.12.5 to developers. Registered developers can update to the new betas via each platform’s respective OTA mechanism, or via the developer portal.
Todays releases come just 24 hours after Apple launched public versions of iOS 10.3 with Find My AirPods and new Apple File System, tvOS 10.2 with faster scrolling, watchOS 3.2 with Theater Mode and macOS Sierra 10.2.4 with Night Shift.