Apple iPhone and iPod are accessories that have struck the market with quite some intensity now and you will see some of these gadgets all around you. This is the reason why there is a lot of competition between Apple, Google and Microsoft in the respective fields. Serious development improvements are being made in the arena just to improve your experience in the field of mobile computing.
Apple iOS 4.0.1:
The Apple iOS 4.0.1 has been launched and made public. The OS comes with a number of corrections that were not offered in any of the previous OS. The biggest flaw in the previous release was the signal strength bar. The signal bar had been the feature that was the reason to extraordinary criticism from people in the smartphone industry. The Mobile OS now gives a clear picture of the signal strength through the bar calculation. The new release of the iOS comes with a number of other features as well that might enhance the operation of your mobile and mobile devices.
Jailbreak iOS 4.0.1:
There might be a number of users around the world who might have updated the iOS knowing or not knowing that they cannot possible Jailbreak iOS 4.0.1. The best part is that you can still use a few things and you can jailbreak the Apple iOS 4.0.1. Use either of the Windows or Mac OS X platforms to use the applications in combination to jailbreak the application. You will need to have the iTunes 9.2, the iOS for either of your iPhone 3G or iPod Touch 2G. The application that is going to help you with the jailbreak of iOS is Redsn0w 0.9.5 Beta 5.
First of all you need to update your iOS with the iTunes software update available through your internet connection to make the iOS updated with the latest one available on the online server. Once done, execute Redsn0w 0.9.5 Beta 5 and click on the browse button. Select the firmware in the browse window and locate iOS 4.0. The suffix is the release therefore it does not need to be there in the firmware selection. Redsn0w 0.9.5 Beta 5 is going to prepare all the data that it needs to jailbreak the iOS 4.0.1. Once the application is done with the process, you will have the option to install Cydia that will serve as the medium through which you can install and use the third party applications that are not all produced in the Apple Apps store and you will still be able to use Apple Apps store and iTunes. You can here have the option of disabling multitasking and wallpaper. You can enable or disable them from here.
Turn off your iPhone 3G or iPod Touch 2G and connect it to your computer and then press next. You need to put your mobile on the DFU mode that you can do by pressing the Power button and the Home button at the same time for around 10 seconds. After approximately 10 seconds, you can release the power button but still hold the home button. This will begin the installation in no more than around 30 seconds.
The rest of the installation will be monitored by Redsn0w and the iPhone or iPod is going to restart once it will be done with the process. On restart, you are going to have your device with the jailbroken iOS 4.0.1.