The fight to jailbreak Apple's A5-chip-powered devices, specifically the iPhone 4S and the iPad, is nearing its end. Hacker "pod2g" and his crew of iOS exploit seekers have released photos and videos of a jailbroken iPhone 4S and a jailbroken iPad 2, both running iOS 5.0.1.
The hack lets users of Apple's iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak their iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices without fear of rebooting.
Apple releases an iOS 5.0.1 update that leaves RAM disks unencrypted, allowing those with technical chops to get Siri running on their iPhone 4s.
Apple has publicly released two updates today, one a tweaked version of iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone 4S users and the other an update to Apple TV, now version 4.4.4.
The jailbreak community has completed a safe, untethered jailbreak update for iOS 5.0.1 according to community hacker pod2g who confirmed the process on his iPhone 4.
Apple is still investigating the iPhone 4S' battery, despite the recent iOS 5.0.1 update, which was designed to alleviate its power woes.
Designed to fix several bugs, Apple's iOS 5.0.1 update seems to have introduced at least one bug for a number of users--namely the inability to remember contacts in the address book.
Hang in there, iOS users: Apple says it's continuing to investigate "a few remaining issues" a day after version 5.0.1 to fix earlier problems.
Early adopters invited to check out the beta of iOS 5.0.1 seem happy with the update, with many reporting that it does resolve the battery drain problem.
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