More details have emerged regarding the 1.1.3 direct jailbreak/unlock, called ZiPhone, created by Zibri. ZiPhone, which is being referred to as a "true" 1.1.3 jailbreak, specifically the method that the iPhone Dev Team was trying to keep protected until the release of the Official iPhone SDK by Apple, was released yesterday.
It's true that this isn't an Apple blog, or a Macbook blog - but hey, we get excited about anything Apple. Throw on top of that the fact that we also tend to get excited about anything invisibleSHIELD (as seen in our in-depth review of the invisibleSHIELD for the iPhone), and here we are.
Earlier today, Zibri - a member of the iPhone Elite Team - released a new jailbreak utility for iPhone firmware 1.1.3. This latest jailbreak is rumored to be the same method that the iPhone Dev Team has been guarding in anticipation of the iPhone SDK release - the "true" jailbreak (as some have termed it). Zibri's jailbreak utility, called ZiPhone, is said to have been created without the assistance of the iPhone Dev Team and as such was released without their cooperation/consent.
ZiPhone will apparently take care of jailbreaking and unlocking your iPhone running firmware version 1.1.3 without requiring you to downgrade to an earlier version of firmware. What's more , Zibri claims that ZiPhone can actually 'revive' many phones with dead basebands.
Both Mac OSX and Windows versions of ZiPhone are available and can be downloaded
According to 9to5mac, a well respected Apple-related rumor source with a good track record, a $100 price drop is coming for both the iPhone and iPod Touch sometime within the next month or two. 9to5mac says they have received a tip that the price cut might happen at the enigmatic late Febuary Apple event we're all still awaiting details on.
Their source has indicated that the price drop will be similar to last year's large iPhone price drop in that the lower
Geek alert! DLO (Digital Life Outfitters) has recently released a new pair of portable iPhone speakers that will probably have the technophile/electronista/nerd in you jumping for joy. With a design that is edgy and eye-catching, this latest offering from DLO - who manufactures a whole line of iPhone accessories - is also feature-packed and functional.
The most noteable feature on these new speakers is a digital amplification system which is said to eliminate audio interference from TDMA cell phone signals. If you don't know what that is, TDMA signals cause interference which create that obnoxious buzzing sound you hear when