Articles in the 3G Tether Category
Geohot released blackra1n (jailbreak) and blacksn0w (unlock) for the latest firmware/baseband combo on 3G and 3GS iPhones for both Mac and Windows platforms!
Features of blackra1n RC3 :
– Jailbreak / Unlock
– Hacktivate or legit activation
– All Macs (Intel and PPC) and windows
– (Possible) Tethering option enabled
UPDATE : If you have 3.1.3 iPhone 3GS + 5.11.07 baseband and if blackra1n doesn’t work, try blacksn0w RC2 which can be installed by adding http://cydia.pushfix.info into Cydia sources. Please post a comment if you still have problems unlocking your 3GS.
Step by step instructions : …
We saw the release of iPhone 3.0 firmware, a remarkable release in the iPhone history though without tethering support for some countries (US-AT&T being the BIG one!). Well, folks at BenM.at have achieved a feat that enables you to experience a seamless iPhone tethering experience! Seriously, this couldn’t have been easier/simpler!
Before you start :
1) Make sure you download and install iPhone firmware 3.0 from iTunes 8.2.
2) Make sure not to exploit this service thereby alarming ATT and giving them a chance to slap you with a hefty monthly bill, we …
UPDATE : PDANet sneaked in an update ( v1.40) which restricts the functionality unless you fork out $29.99!
Temporary Solution :
Download PDANet 1.33
SSH that into your phone and drop pdanet1.33.deb into /var/root/
Using MobileTerminal (get if off Cydia if you have to) type in “su,” then type in your password, which is “alpine” by default. Then type in the command dpkg -i /var/root/pdanet1.33.deb. Wait for it to get done.
Then restart/respring your iPhone
I have been pretty busy lately – final semester of Masters and you can imagine! I finally took …
Test Environment :
iPhoneModem (Mac and iPhone applications – Both are required)
Macbook Pro , OS X Leopard 10.5.5
iPhone 2.1 (iPhone is now really Usable!)
Using Safari on my MBP as other apps need hacks to enable them.
ATT 3G / EDGE network (In Train (NJ-NYC) – Slight fluctuations, iPhoneModem very stable!)
We all know that ATT caps iPhone’s data capabilities at 1.4 Mbps but that is just enough for using it as a modem though all I can use is Safari for now. I am sure other applications can be used by configuring proxies …