It was solely a number of days ago when iOS developer and hacker Pod2g showed off his new untethered jailbreak exploit running on iOS 5. At that point, he tested it on a third generation iPod bit running iOS 5.0 and was not certain if it might conjointly work on the new iOS 5.0.1 as well. However he did promise to check it on iOS 5.0.1 and report back accordingly with results.
WOW today, when testing the exploit on his iPhone four running the newest iOS 5.0.1 firmware , he has confirmed through his Twitter account that it’s indeed operating that ultimately implies that you are all currently absolve to update your A4 based iOS devices to iOS 5.0.1. iPhone unlockers who admit Ultrasn0w are still suggested against upgrading to preserve the recent baseband.
Pod2g- Please get untethered iPhone four running iOS 5.0.1. Be at liberty to update.
This is indeed excellent news for people who accidently updated to “iOS 5.0.1”, solely to own found themselves being locked out on the new firmware, with having no possible way to downgrade back to iOS 5.0.
It is vital to notice here that to date, the exploit has solely been confirmed to be acting on A4-based devices, and below, like iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod bit 4G (and 3G), Apple TV, and therefore the first generation iPad. There has been no confirmation of it being acting on A5 based mostly devices just like the new iPhone 4S and therefore the iPad a pair of nevertheless.