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In the game of Apple versus the jailbreakers, Cupertino threw the community a curveball with iOS 5's newly restricted downgrade system which blocks devices from restoring to old 5.x firmware. With the help of his noble steed iFaith (a custom Windows tool), hacker iH8sn0w has found a way around the...

December 5th 2011 at 7:54am 0 Comments
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Last week I downloaded (but did not install) the iPhone OS 3.1.3 firmware for my 3GS. I wanted to have a copy of the firmware on hand, but didn't want to upgrade right away. I checked "Do not ask me again" and clicked Download Only. I thought that was the end of the matter. Unfortunately, this Sund...

February 9th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Some modern PSPs are manufactured with hardware that prevented downgrading to older firmware. They can be identified by opening the UMD drive and looking inside: if numbers appear inside (pictured right), then the system was unable to downgrade... that is, until now. Programmer 0okm has developed So...

October 3rd 2006 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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A lot of you seem confused about the whole 2.71 downgrading process. Thankfully, Xtrusion has made a super-simple way for the less technically inclined to downgrade their PSPs. Simply visit his website, and get the "Full" installer for 2.71 PSPs. Once again, make sure you don't have a TA-82 PSP or t...

September 3rd 2006 at 12:45pm 0 Comments