Today, ahead of both the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad 4 release, Apple has issued iOS 6.0.1 to correct a number of bugs. Last week, we reported that 6.0.1 was in the carrier testing phase and outlined a number of issues that BGR claimed would be patched in the new firmware.
Their intel was correct, iOS 6.0.1 does indeed address the same issues, which are as follows:
As of now, the latest jailbreak for iOS 6 is in the form of a Tethered RedSn0w utility for 6.0, which will likely be updated within the next day to include support for iOS 6.0.1. Unfortunately, while the jailbreak utility will function properly with the latest iOS 6 firmwares, it has limited support for the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and the 4th Generation iPod touch. That means newer iOS devices with Apple’s A5, A5X, A6 and A6X processors aren’t included in the jailbreak. The following iOS-based devices will be incompatible with the iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak.
In order for the above devices to be jailbroken, both the iPhone Dev Team and the Chronic Dev Team will need to work on an UnTethered iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak solution, which will require numerous exploits.
Furthermore, it’s unknown whether the latest revisions to the DCMA exemptions, which technically make iPad jailbreaking illegal, will affect whether the developers continue to support Apple’s line of iPad tablets in their jailbreak utilities.
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