Monthly Archives: December 2011

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.01 Guide!

It is finally here! The long awaited iOS 5.01 untethered Jailbreak is finally launched by dev-team. @pod2g has been telling us that untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 was almost ready a few days ago, and just a few minutes ago, they launched redsn0w 0.9.10b1 for both Mac OSX and Windows.

iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users can finally jailbreak their devices. Here’s the catch, it is for all iDevices other than A5 chip devices, thus iPad 2 and iPhone 4S can’t be untethered jailbroken yet. Sorry guys, you have to wait awhile more.

For all other devices which can be upgrade to iOS 5.01, your device can be jailbroken. They are namely, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3rd Generation and above.

Check out UsingApple iOS 5.01 Untethered Jailbreak steps:

1. Upgrade your devices to iOS 5.01, you can either do it via iTunes or from your iOS Devices’s setting(If you are on iOS 5)
2. Backup your iOS Devices, you can backup via iCloud or your Mac/PC
3. Download redsn0w 0.9.10b5 for Mac OSX or Windows (updated due to iBook fix)
4. Device is connected to your Mac/PC
5. Unzip redsn0w 0.9.10b5 and double click on redsn0w icon


6. Click on Jailbreak button

7. Switch off your Device and click on next.

8. Do the usual DFU Mode action, First hold on Power Button (Corner) for 3 Seconds 
Without releasing the Power Button, Hold on to your Home Button for 10 Seconds
Then release your Power Button, but still holding on to your home Button for 15 Seconds


9. Let redsn0w do its job 


10. Once it is done, Check on Install Cydia checkbox and click on next


11. Let redsn0w do its job again, and you will be able to use your jailbroken iOS Devices in seconds.

12. That’s all! I have just tested it myself on my iPhone 4, it is working fine! Enjoy your jailbreak guys! 


Santa Claus is so busy he needs Siri’s Help [Video]

Everyone is very busy during Christmas season, buying of gifts, sending of Christmas cards and visiting friends. But the busiest person in the world will be Santa Claus, so how is he managing his time and how does he find the way to each house?

Santa Claus got his help from Apple iPhone 4S’s Siri! Don’t believe? Check out Apple’s new iPhone 4S TV ads:

I would say Apple’s commercials are always so creative, heartwarming and cool.


Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5 is coming soon [Video]

Chronic Dev Team is almost done with their very last part of touching up with iOS 5 Jailbreak. It has been close to 2 months since the launch of iOS 5 and iPhone 4S, but till date, only tethered Jailbreak is available.

If you don’t know the difference, tethered Jailbreak means that everytime your iPhone got restarted, you have to connect it to a computer and go through the jailbreak process to boot up the iPhone. Thus untethered Jailbreak is actually very important to most people, as we are worried we won’t be with a computer when our iPhone accidentally needs restart.

pod2g tweeted:

Tons of questions from my nice followers. Too early to answer. Will work on iOS 5.0.1, will try iPad 2 and 4S after others are ready.

So it seems that iPhone 4S and iPad 2 users will have to wait awhile longer than the rest of the family to enjoy untethered jailbreak.

Check out the demo of untethered jailbreak from Chronic Dev Team:


Alfred 1.0 Free in Mac App Store

Alfred is my favorite App launcher Software on Mac. In short, Alfred works like spotlight, in fact alfred is kind of like a enhanced spotlight. It is much faster and looks much more cleaner than spotlight. Alfred is actually tapping on to spotlight’s database, thus whatever you can search in spotlight, alfred can too, but quicker.

You can download Alfred for free at the Mac App Store

Summary of changes for the Mac App Store version:
* Improved performance
* Drop folders directly into search scope list
* Allow for + for space encodings in custom searches to support more site searches
* Improved look to the “Alfred should have found something” fallback result
* Update to newer Growl framework
* Improve accuracy when using double tap hotkeys, ensuring that shift doesn’t interfere
* Better URL recognition, including .local, localhost and URLs without http
* Cmd+c now copies information for the current result in Alfred’s default results (e.g. file path or URL)
* Word based matching for the ‘quit’ keyword, e.g. ‘quit chrome’ will now quit Google Chrome
* If {query} is used in a custom search’s title, no longer automatically appending {query}
* Alfred can now eject all items in /Volumes (set this in the preferences)
* Improve the ‘play’ keyword to also look at file name as well as track name
* Run “empty trash” command in the background to prevent blocking Alfred with very many trash items
* Fix subtext for iCloud synced contacts for correctly showing in Alfred
* Make the numpad “enter” key work the same as the “return” key
* Work around Lion bug where isCaseInsensitiveLike was failing for certain strings causing a hang
* Stop custom search icon from being lost when adding a second custom search with identical URL
* Fix help text on reindexing shell script, changing ‘any key’ to ‘enter’ for continue
* Update the Google Docs web search URL so that it doesn’t show the old style theme
* Fix Alfred’s default window position quirks when using a second screen with Alfred’s preferences showing
* When running .scpt files with the ‘MS Office’ experimental option selected, ensure Alfred correctly hides
* Improve defence against odd unicode character entry into Alfred search box
* Pre-compile regular expressions to improve performance
* Added defensive code for rare situations where the metadata query may be invalid / null