iOS 4.2.6

iOS 4.3 Will Not Be Compatible With All iDevices

We've gotten questions from readers asking if iOS 4.3 will be compatible with all iDevices. Sadly, the answer is no. The public release of iOS 4.3 that Apple announced at their iPad 2 event will only work on certain iDevice generations.

Most notably, 4.3 will not be installable on the Verizon iPhone. Because the Verizon iPhone runs on a different baseband and has different bugs to fix, Apple has to release a separate 4.3 build for that device. (Which they haven't announced yet.)

Hopefully your iDevice isn't on the 4.3 incompatibility list...

How to Jailbreak the Verizon iPhone

It's official, the Verizon iPhone is here for everyone to purchase and go home with. If you just got your hands on one of them, the first thing you might want to do is to jailbreak your Verizon iPhone.

Not sure what jailbreaking is and why you should do it? Make sure to read our explanation of jailbreaking, and the reasons why you would want to jailbreak the Verizon iPhone. If you're still on the fence after reading this because you worry the FBI might bust down your door for jailbreaking your iPhone, know that jailbreaking is 100% legal, at least here in the US.

This being said, this guide will show you how to jailbreak a Verizon iPhone running iOS 4.2.6 using GreenPois0n...

GreenPois0n Updated to Jailbreak Verizon iPhone

According to reports, a few lucky people have already started receiving their pre-ordered Verizon iPhones, which should officially be available to the rest of the US this coming Friday.

Ahead of the official Verizon launch date, the Chronic Dev Team has updated GreenPois0n to jailbreak iOS 4.2.6. We now have a proof that the jailbreak was successful as this picture was released earlier today...

iOS 4.2.6 Released in Preparation For the iPhone’s Pending Verizon Debut

For those of you anxiously awaiting the chance to lovingly cradle your Verizon iPhone 4, the reality of that moment just became a bit more real.

In preparation for the Verizon iPhone's upcoming pre-orders on February 3rd, and the nationwide release on February 10th, Apple has released iOS 4.2.6 to the public.

When the Verizon iPhone was unveiled and the press was given hands on time with the device, it was running iOS 4.2.5. This indicates that Apple was able to incorporate some minor changes to the final code since then...