Okay, so I’ve finished my preliminary examination of the iPhone 1.1.4 firmware. And what’s new? Bug fixes. Like three of them. No new features, no new apps, nothing. Not even any significant changes that would render the current jailbreak methods unusable. That’s the verdict from Nate True, renowned iPhone hacker, creator of iBrickr, and the […]
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1.1.4 Firmware Analysis from Nate True – "No significant changes’

Okay, so I’ve finished my preliminary examination of the iPhone 1.1.4 firmware. And what’s new?

Bug fixes. Like three of them. No new features, no new apps, nothing.

Not even any significant changes that would render the current jailbreak methods unusable.

That’s the verdict from Nate True, renowned iPhone hacker, creator of iBrickr, and the first jailbreak method for the 1.1.3 firmware.

He goes on to suggest that this appears to mean that Apple is going to be content to let ‘official’ post-SDK apps co-exist with all the unofficial apps (and the Installer delivery method) at least at first. 

If that’s true, that is good news – although I agree with Nate that it’s likely to mean there will immediately be a market for pirated ‘official’ apps, which is not such a good thing to my mind.  I think having some free apps around is great, and hope that there will continue to be some, but I also believe that developers who want to charge for their apps should be allowed to earn from their efforts …

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