It appears that many who had jailbroked or unlocked their iPhone 3G[S] did not know what they are doing or had not ask the friend who knows, like myself, before upgrading their iPhone to version 3.1 of the firmware.
It is very important that BEFORE anyone upgrade they save a copy of their unique iBEC and iBSS files before the perform the 3.1 upgrade. Failing to do so will, at the moment, made the iPhone no longer unlockable or jailbreakable. These files will also not be obtainable afterwards.
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If you run the Software Updates on your Mac or Check Updates from within iTunes you will find that Apple had updated iTunes to 9.0.
There are many discussion about iTunes 9.0 all over the Interweb so I will not do it again here.
Along with the new iTunes Apple had released the iPhone firmware 3.1 (technically 3.1.1) for the iPhone and iPod Touch. In doing so, Apple also reduced the cost of upgrading the iPod Touch to USD4.95. For those who held out when the iPhone firmware 3.0 came out, there are even more reasons to get it now.
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It has only been two weeks since the release of iPhone firmware 3.0 and Apple has already released the first beta version of firmware 3.1 to its developers.
The folks at QuickPWN.com has some details on what’s new in iPhone firmware 3.1 so far:
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Ever since iPhone firmware 2.x Apple had allowed the carriers to disable the ability to edit the APN settings on the iPhone.
Fortunately, there is a way around this issue. The are perfectly justified reasons for any iPhone users wanting to change the APN settings. One reason, is to enable data service at a foreign country with a local SIM card.
There are two different methods of accomplishing this. One is for iPhone that are factory SIM-unlocked (ie. iPhones from Australia, Belgium, Canada [iPhone 4], France, Hong Kong and UK [iPhone 4]), the other is for iPhone that had been jailbroken or unlocked using one of the many 3rd party hacks available.
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