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Download iPhone 2.1 Firmware

As promised, Apple has released the iPhone 2.1 Firmware Update today. This updates comes with many new bug fixes and enhancements. Some of which include Improved Calls, Application Stability and also Enhanced Security among others !

Interestingly this time Apple has provided a sorf of Official Changelog ! Check it out :

Download the iPhone 2.1 Firmware via iTunes 8 OR Follow this Direct Link to Download the Update.

iPhone 2.1 (2G): iPhone1,1_2.1_5F136_Restore.ipsw
iPhone 2.1 (3G): iPhone1,2_2.1_5F136_Restore.ipsw

Download iPod Touch 2.1 Firmware

iPod Touch 2.1 Firmware is now available for Download !

To download iPod Touch 2.1 : Click Here

There are no detailed Changelogs as of yet. But Steve Jobs says that this is a big update and it fixes a lot of bugs. These “bugs” were to be fixed with battery life improvements, a fix for app crashes, faster back ups and fewer dropped calls.

Although this was said referring to the iPhone 2.1 Update, changes such as imporved battery life, improved Application Stability and less crashes should apply for the iPod Touch as well.

To download other iPhone/iPod Firmwares follow this link !

Tutorial : Unlock iPhone 2.0.2 [2G] Firmware (Winpwn 2.5)

Winpwn 2.5 was recently launched. Its still said to be in BETA stage which according to the Dev Team means “Use at your Own Risk” !

This latest iteration of Winpwn is fully Graphical with a very attractive User Interface !

Note : iPhone 3G still cannot be Software Unlocked ! If you want to Unlock iPhone 3G you will need to use a Hardware Tool like a RebelSIM.

Things you Need :

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QuickPwn : JailBreak iPhone/iPod 2.0.2 [Windows]

Everyone’s been waiting to update to the newer 2.0.2 Firmware. But there was no JailBreak available. Just yesterday the iPhone Dev Team has launced a new version of QuickPwn which enables you to JailBreak the newer 2.0.2 Firmware.

Features of the New QuickPwn :

  • QuickPwn support (2.0/2.0.1/2.0.2)
  • DFU helper
  • Automatic updater (yay no more downloading new installers)
  • Plus much more….

Follow these Steps :
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iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0.2 Firmware Download

The iPhone 3G reportedly was facing many Network Issues, mainly the bad 3G reception and frequent call drops as mentioned in the previous posts. Rumors were all around the net about Apple promising to issue a Software Fix for this. Well it seems they’ve indeed issued a fix, but as usual they’ve provided no Detailed Change Log and only mentioned Bug Fixes in the Changes list.

The 2.0.2 Firmware was launched for both the iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G and iPod Touch.

Unofficial ChangeLog is as Follows :
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Apple to fix iPhone's 3G Network issues via Software Update

Just 2 days back I mentioned about the Network Issues that were faced by many Users. The Network problem was mainly related to the 3G Reception of the iPhone.

According to a report by Sweden’s engineering magazine Ny Teknik, the problem is not cause of any Hardware Defect, but just a miscalibrated setting in the Software that controls the iPhone 3G’s antenna and an amplifier that captures faint signals from the antenna.

Hear what a few other Sources have to say :
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iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0.1 Firmware Download

Apple released a new update to its iPhone/iPhone 3G/iPod Touch lineup this Monday (i.e. 4th August) The Firmware version 2.0.1 is update to the previously released 2.0 Firmware.

The new Firmware fixes some Bugs and improves on Security.

The Changelog is as Follows :