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iOS 5.0.1

iOS 5.0.1 bug lets users to bypass passcode and access iPhone contacts [video]

February 22nd, 2012

A new bug has been discovered in iOS 5.0.1 that provides unauthorized access to a user’s contacts on passcode-protected iPhones. The bug, which was discovered by iPhoneIslam, is not easily reproduced and requires the attacker to have a spare SIM card or access to the victim’s phone number. The method involves inserting and ejecting the …

iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak coming soon [video]

January 16th, 2012

On Monday, iOS hacker pod2g posted a video of a jailbroken iPhone 4S on his blog. The device is running iOS 5.0.1 and is able to reboot without connecting to a computer, also known as an “untethered” jailbreak. The hack was done by Chronic Dev Team member DHowett, with Pod2g indicating a release is coming …

Porting Siri to iPhone 4 now legal following iOS 5.0.1 update

December 16th, 2011

IPhone 4 owners looking to take advantage of Apple’s Siri software from the iPhone 4S now have one less barrier standing in their way. Sure, plenty of tricks have been available in the past that allow users to hack Siri onto an iPhone 4, but until now they were illegal. Apple’s recent iOS 5.0.1 update, …

Apple plugs huge security hole with iOS 5.0.1

November 11th, 2011

Apple has addressed a major security vulnerability with the latest version of its iOS software. Just released on Thursday afternoon, iOS 5.0.1 was welcomed with open arms by iPhone users plagued by poor battery life. Apple promised that this new build addresses issues causing the lackluster battery performance — though its effectiveness remains in question …

iPhone owners report even worse battery life with iOS 5.0.1

November 11th, 2011

Apple on Thursday released an update to iOS 5 that addressed issues many users were having with poor battery performance. The Cupertino, California-based company had been testing the solution for some time, even uncharacteristically reaching out to affected end-users and having them install the potential fix to test its effectiveness. Despite Apple’s determination that iOS …

Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

November 10th, 2011

Battery life with iOS 5 eating away at you? Apple’s software update, and the first update since iOS 5 was released, is finally out. Changes include improved battery performance on iOS devices, other bug fixes and changes like the return  of multitasking gestures for the original iPad, improved voice recognition, and more. iOS 5.0.1 Software …

Apple seeds iOS 5.0.1 beta to end users to test battery life improvements

November 8th, 2011

Apple has already released two beta versions of its iOS 5.0.1 software to developers, but now it is beginning to seed the software update to several end users through AppleSeed as well. The update is expected to offer improvements to the Siri voice engine and should address issues many users have been having with battery life. …

Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 to developers; here are the changes

November 2nd, 2011

Apple has just seeded iOS 5.0.1 to developers for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. Here are the changes, and most notably, Apple has confirmed that some users have experienced unideal battery life and iOS 5.0.1 should fix that: iOS 5.0.1 beta contains improvements and other bug fixes including: Fixes bugs affecting battery life Adds …