Articles about ios 4.2

iOS 4.2.1 untethered jailbreak released by the Chronic Dev team
The Chronic Dev Team has just released their latest version of the iOS 4.2.1 jailbreak. This version is untethered, meaning you can reboot (power off, then on) your phone without having to use your computer. GreenPois0n RC5 works with all iOS devices running 4.2.1 – the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, but GreenPois0n only works with Mac computers at the moment, so Windows/Linux users, you’re out of luck in the […]

Jailbreak detection API removed from iOS 4.2
Apple has seemingly removed access to a jailbreak detection API that was originally introduced to iOS 4.0 over the course of this summer. 3rd party developers of mobile device management software did let the cat out of the bag, touting that the API no longer plays nice with iOS 4.2.1, where Apple apparently went around it quietly without any warning of it being deprecated. How does this affect the end […]

iPhone Tethering Disappears From iPhone 3G After iOS 4.2 Update?
Apple’s latest iOS update isn’t even a week old and there is another complaint about it. Reports are in that iPhone 3G owners over in Europe who officially unlocked the phone to migrate to another carrier that Apple has not partnered with are experiencing issues where the Internet Tethering option on the phone has disappeared. This is especially irritating if you often rely on your iPhone to tether when you’re […]

GreenPois0n Jailbreak For iOS 4.2.1 To Arrive In A Few Days
The question that many iPhone users out there always ask after a new firmware version is pushed out is “when will the jailbreak be released?” Now iPhone developer and hacker Joshua Hill of the Chronic Dev Team has provided an ETA for the arrival of the updated GreenPois0n jailbreak tool for the iOS 4.2.1 firmware. If you’re not the patient type, the good news is that it has been confirmed […]


Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Update, Find My iPhone Is Now Free
You’ve been waiting for it, and now it’s finally here. We’re talking about the iOS 4.2 update for the iPad, iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G and iPod touch, giving all those devices the latest version of Apple’s iOS software. iPad users will particularly be happy about this news as they will finally be able to enjoy multitasking on the iPad. iPhone 3G users should also have cause to celebrate as the […]

iOS 4.2 GM Code Hints At Free MobileMe Option
References to the possibility of a free MobileMe service being offered by Apple has been discovered in the iOS 4.2 and 4.2.1 Gold Master builds. Error messages such as one that accounts for the “maximum number of free accounts” for iOS devices and also mentioning separate paid services have been discovered. An error message also mentioned that a specific Apple ID cannot be used for MobileMe mail, but can be […]

iOS 4.2 delayed due to Wi-Fi issues
Sorry, all you Apple fanboys out there – it seems that iOS 4.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has yet to arrive even though Mac OS X 10.6.5 is already out. What’s the reason for the holdout, you wonder? Well, it seems that this delay is due to last-minute Wi-Fi connection issues that was experienced by a bunch of users running the GM build on the iPad. These issues […]

Apple AirPrint For Mac And PCs Delayed?
Bad news for folks who are looking forward to AirPrint. Word is going around that Apple may be delaying the release of AirPrint for Mac and Windows computers. If the rumors are true, Apple is facing some problems relating to compatibility and overall stability, resulting in the project being pushed back. While Apple has yet to formally acknowledge the issue, the removal of Mac and Windows references from the lists […]

Rumor: iOS 4.2 To Arrive On Nov 9 or 12?
This is very much a rumor at the moment but word is going around that Apple might be gearing up to offer the iOS 4.2 update on November 9th or November 12th. There are currently conflicting reports on the dates, with one offering a link showing an that Apple will be pushing out carrier updates November 12th, possibly the iOS 4.2 update. Still, with both dates just around the corner, […]