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iPhone 5 Untethered Jailbreak Hits A Snag, iOS 6.1 Beta 2 Released

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Apple are pushing out their iOS6.1 SDK beta 2, which is now available to developers only 12 days following the first beta release. While it doesn’t come with a lot of changes, there are some that are worth noting and which may be vital to some people.

iOS 6.1 beta 2 update rolls out, what it could mean to iPhone untethered jailbreak

Within the next few hours there is likely to be many more things appear about the new beta, however at the moment things that have improved include Panorama, which sees the return of support. A new Passbook card has been included, which improves the features of the app and developers will be clapping their hands as iTunes Match has been fixed and there is now the option to download songs individually. There has also been plenty of minor fixes in the release, some of these could be random, such as the position of the album cover on the cover lock screen.

The beta 2 download is just a pre-released version that Apple push out for a number of devices, which allows developers to work on them. They include generations of the iPad, iPod Touch and the iPhone. Apple has also offered the beta for Apple TV too.

Of course, this new update is good news for everyone, in particular the jailbreaking community. Hackers are still hard at work trying to create a successful iPhone 5 iOS 6 untethered jailbreak solution. However since then we’ve seen iOS 6.0.1 roll out and now the progress with 6.1 is moving quicker than expected. So even if there is a jailbreak solution for the iPhone 5 ready, we are certain hackers will want to wait for Apple to release its first round of updates first so that the discovered exploits don’t get a chance to be patched up quickly.

Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, PC, iPhone and Android games keep Berke busy at work all day. Honestly though we’re not sure why we’re paying him as it should be the other way around.