GeoHot reveals new iPhone 3G S jailbreak

George Hotz has unveiled a new utility “Purple Ra1n tool” that he claims enables iPhone 3G S users to download, install, and utilize the applications of their choice, outside of Apple's and AT&T's control. The utility is currently for Windows users only, though Hotz says a Mac OS X version is on the way. 3G S […]
George Hotz has unveiled a new utility “Purple Ra1n tool” that he claims enables iPhone 3G S users to download, install, and utilize the applications of their choice, outside of Apple's and AT&T's control. The utility is currently for Windows users only, though Hotz says a Mac OS X version is on the way. 3G S users need the latest edition of iTunes installed. Although this tool apparently will not go so far as to dissolve the bonds between the 3G S and the AT&T exclusive carrier (which was a key feature of Hotz' last tour de force). Dev-Team pleaded with readers to wait just a little while longer for their Ultrasn0w tool is reportedly capable of being used with the 3G S without modifications, the team says, after having discovered that an exploit that affected the 3G's ROMs and led to its jailbreak-ability, can also be used with 3G S as well.