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“Promising Unlock” For The iPhone 4S Discovered

Most folks spent their Thanksgiving weekend ensuring that every inch of their intestinal track was thoroughly covered in gravy. Others spent it trying to get just drunk enough that their relative’s worst habits were bearable.

A select few, however, spent the weekend doing something pretty much only they can do: hacking the heck out of the iPhone. As a result, everyone waitin’ and wishin’ for an iPhone 4S carrier unlock has something to be thankful for

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Apple will pay $15 to iPhone 4s owners for intentionally slowing down the phones

Apple ultimately decided to resolve these six-year-old court proceedings and agreed to pay $15 to each impacted iPhone 4s holder.

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New "unpatchable" iPhone exploit could allow permanent jailbreaking on millions of devices

The Verge: All devices from the iPhone 4S to the iPhone X are impacted.

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1nsomniac1655d ago

Fair play to them. On the ethical hacker side of things I would use the hack as leverage against Apple to continue to support their equipment. As they just dropped support for their iPad mini2’s etc. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with them, they work perfectly fine but are now blocked from receiving security updates etc. So the consumer is forced to purchase a new product that does the exact same thing.

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iPhone 4S owners file suit against Apple, claim iOS 9 made phones unbearably slow

Apple is on the receiving end of a class-action lawsuit from disgruntled iPhone 4s owners. The suit, filed by Chaim Lerman and more than 100 others, alleges Apple's iOS 9 update severely degraded the smartphone's performance both in terms of third-party apps and core functionality.

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