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Interesting iPhone news found on iClarified, iHackintosh and Redmond Pie

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Having come across iClarified, iHackintosh and Redmond Pie while researching jailbreaking my iPhone 3GS I’ve now had a catch-up (only just added their RSS feeds to my Google Reader account) to see what’s new…

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From iclarified.com

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iPhone 3GS jailbreak progress

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

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I set out to jailbreak my iPhone with a list of possible gains…

I can’t say it’s been a wholly pain-free experience… I managed to ‘brick’ my iPhone several times and was forced to ‘restore’ loosing some data I hadn’t backed up – but hey – what did I expect? A few weeks on, I’ve regained a bit of device stability,  gotten used to the new functionality and interaction and I’m happy I did it. Here’s how I’ve gotten on…

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The Why and How of Jailbreaking my iPhone 3GS

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

I got my iPhone 3GS at its launch in June 09 – and though I do love it I reckon it lacks some important functionality and could do with several usability improvements – and I think I’m not alone 😉

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I also have an iPod Touch 2G – which I jailbroke with the Dev-Team’s redsn0w 0.72 shortly after getting the iPhone so I could explore Homebrew development – and though I had intended to keep the iPhone ‘official’ – six months of playing and testing has convinced me to jailbreak my iPhone too and unlock some of its hidden potential.

This fairly lengthy post outlines my research, choices, process and outcomes…

Here’s some of what I think I’ll gain:

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