Ahead of Apple’s October media event this Thursday, the company released iOS 10.1 to the general public. While the firmware is available for all devices, and unifies the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with all other iOS 10-based iDevices (considering 10.0.3 was exclusive to said iPhones), the iPhone 7 Plus benefits the most from today’s release. Does it impact jailbreaking though? Continue reading beyond the break for full information on the brand new iOS 10.1 update.
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This morning, less than a month after releasing the first beta of iOS 10.1, Apple seeded iOS 10.1 beta 5 to registered developers; the firmware is also slated to be released to public beta testers tomorrow. In addition to briefly discussing the features the new firmware offers, we’ll also touch on how iOS 10.1 affects jailbreaking.
Today ensuing this week’s earlier release of iOS 10.1 beta 1, Apple has issued the first iOS 10.0.x update to the general public: iOS 10.0.2. But what features does the new firmware introduce and does it impact jailbreaking? Let’s find out!
Following Apple’s WWDC 2016 event almost three months ago, Apple seeded the GM (gold master) intention of iOS 10 to registered developers, and the public today (September 9, 2016). While the new firmware still isn’t “technically” available to the general public until September 13, we can install it early using a very simple method!
Today Apple seeded iOS 9.3.3 beta 5 to registered developers following last week’s beta 4 release. The last three betas have been spaced just one week apart, indicating an uptick in their beta release timeframe.
Rejoice jailbreakers, Apple has given us a fantastic gift in iOS 10: an unencrypted kernel! This information isn’t necessarily new, but Apple’s intention behind this move certainly is. According to John Grubber’s Daring Fireball, an Apple spokesperson said the following on the situation: