Archive for October, 2009

[MacOS] Psystar’s RebelEFI Compromised

We recently wrote about RebelEFI, the latest development by the notorious Apple Clone manufacturer Psystar. Now after the scandals with the EFI-X modules, people were wondering if RebelEFI might also be based on OSX86 community achievements. The russian OSX86 TeaTeam has analysed, unpacked, and decrypted the downloadable RebelEFI.iso. Asfar as the automatic translation of the […]

[Pre] Rumors about SIM Unlock for EU GSM Version

As of now the only factory unlocked Palm Pre’s are being sold here in Germany. German Palm Pre’s are of course being sold with a germany QWERTZ keyboard. Anyway some international customers prefer the international QWERTY keyboard. Now rumors in spanish forums have surfaced that the spanish GSM based Palm Pre sold by and locked […]

[iPhone] GeoHot Releases BlackRa1n RC2

GeoHot fixed some minor things with his BlackRa1n Jailbreak application. Download BlackRa1nh here. ** Update — RC2 is out ** Fixed 3G issues Tethered jailbreak for 3.1 OOTB ipt 8GB and new 3GSes Fixed Icy issues Both Windows and Mac If you used RC1 with success, no need to rerun

[MacOS] Psystar Release Rebel EFI

As of yesterday the notorious Mac Clone manufacturer Psystar has released a commercial software called Rebel EFI. Rebel EFI prepares a normal PC to allow for the installation of Mac OS. After downloading Rebel EFI, [..] users simply insert a retail copy of the Snow Leopard DVD, follow the installation procedures and then install the […]

[iPhone] Latest iPhone 3GS Contain New Bootloader

The latest manufactured iPhone 3GS devices seem to contain new bootloaders, which can not be compromised using the 24k bug. Although Musclenerd of the iPhone Dev Team paints a dark future, Mathieu Hervais expects that there are still ways thru the chain of trust in order to jailbreak. Picture is courtesy of Mathieu Hervais… P.S. […]

[iPhone] GeoHot Releases Jailbreak for 3.x Called BlackRa1n

Today notorious GeoHot released a standing new jailbreak tool called BlackRa1n. BlackRa1n is currently only available for Microsoft Windows. It is supposed to jailbreak any 3.x based iPhone or iPod touch. No matter if you’ve jailbroken before or not. BlackRa1n is fairly self explaining and straight forward designed. It’ll bring your iPhone or iPod Touch […]

[e-Biz] Apple Tablet PC to be Manufactured by Foxconn

According to Digitimes.com Foxxconn has been chosen to manufactur Apple’s long rumored Tablet Macs. Shipment could begin in the beginning of 2010. Rumors have it the Touch Mac may have a 10.6″ display, manufactured by Foxconn’s subsidiary Innolux Display and it will mainly focus on e-book functionality in competition to Amazon’s Kindle.

[e-Biz] Is Dell About to Build an Android Smartphone?

According to the Wall Street Journal, Dell is gonna build a smartphone based on Google’s Android operating system. The smartphone is rumored to be released exclusively on the AT&T network in the U.S. The german Golem.de News also mentions negotiations between Dell and T-Mobile. Dell seems to be able to deliver the smartphone in the […]

[iPod] GeoHot Jailbreaks iPod Touch Firmware 3.1

GeoHot today posted a photo of a jailbroken iPod Touch running iPhone OS 3.1. He eventually made it. As of now there is no more information available, but it is likely that this is the approach he and the Chronic Dev Team were talking about.

[iPhone] GreenPois0n to Jailbreak all iPhones and iPod Touchs

What has happened so far Some irritation is going on in the Apple hacking community. On the one hand GeoHot today announced that there will be a tool that will allow jailbreaking all iPhones and iPod Touchs, but as he wished to perform further tests he didn’t tell anything about the procedure. The Chronic Dev […]