How to install Summerboard on jailbroken 1.1.4

A number of users have reported an inability to install Summerboard after jailbreaking firmware 1.1.4. With Summerboard being one of the most popular third party applications for the iPhone, many iPhone owners will be glad to hear a solution is at hand.

An iPhoneFAQ reader, Cherubsan, sent in the following instructions which allow those running jailbroken 1.1.4 to install Summerboard via As with all instructions related to jailbroken or unlocked iPhones, proceed at your own risk:

iPhone Firmware 1.1.4 Unlock Now Available

When 1.1.4 was released a few days ago, the good news shortly followed that Zibri's ZiPhone jailbreak, released originally for 1.1.3, also worked on 1.1.4. Usually, when a new version if iPhone firmware is released, early adopters have to wait for a new jailbreak method to be released before being able to enjoy third party applications on their iPhone. This time, such was not the case.

ZiPhone Jailbreak Still Works on iPhone Firmware 1.1.4

Well, even though today hasn't brought the official iPhone SDK, there is still some good news in regards to 1.1.4 and third party software. The good news is, thanks to previously release methods, you can evidently upgrade to 1.1.4 and still enjoy third party software.

Now confirmed by such reliable sources as noted iPhone hacker Nate True, ZiPhone has proven effective on phones updated to the newest version of iPhone firmware.

iPhone Firmware 1.1.4 Released, Includes Bugfixes

Apple has released iPhone firmware version 1.1.4. Though anticipated by many, the release of the new firmware has not coincided with the release of the iPhone SDK. Instead, the apparent reason for the release of the new firmware is to resolve bugs caused by or left lingering after the release of iPhone firmware 1.1.3.

As always the new firmware is available for upgrade through iTunes, or via direct download from Apple. Users upgrading via either method should always make sure their iPhones are backed up before beginning the upgrade process.

Apple Announces New Macbooks and Macbook Pros, no iPhone SDK

Apple continued its 2008 tradition of Tuesday announcements this morning, but despite the hopes of many iPhone owners and developers out there, not with the release of the official iPhone SDK. Instead, Apple made a potentially bigger splash with the announcement of new models in their enviable Macbook and Macbook Pro notebook lines.

new macbooks

As we reported earlier this week, there was already a rumor floating around that suggested the iPhone SDK would be delayed, possibly until as late as the middle of March. With Apple already making an announcement this Tuesday morning, and February just about to close, the likelihood of that rumor being true is steadily


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