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by George Heymann

iOS 5 tethered and untethered Jailbreak now available for iPhone 4S and iPad2, Seidio Extended battery for Galaxy Nexus available for order.

Smartphone Briefs

By Chris Coleman|@PhoneKnack

On January 20th, Greenpois0n released their tool to jailbreak (unlock) the iPhone 4S or iPad 2. The jailbreak will support iOS 5.0 and iOS 5.0.1 according to Greenpois0n, however the tools were only available for the Mac. The Greenpois0n team has now released the Windows version, which can be found by following this link.

Whited00r , a well known iOS community modding site has come forth with a way to get some features of iOS 5.0 on your older generation iPhones and iPods. For those who have an iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch and are interested in basking in the glory of i0S 5.0, Whited00r has your back. Make sure to follow this link and from there, simply pick your device. Sound off in the comments after the break with what you think of iOS 5.0 being on old-generation Apple products.

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I’m having a Andy Rubin moment!

by George Heymann

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After reading Andy Rubins recent blog post regarding the misinformation in the press about Android and Google’s role in supporting the Android ecosystem, I’m more confused than ever.

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Google ” anti-fragmentation agreement” is good for users!

by George Heymann

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Back in February, I penned an “op-ed” on how Google should wrestle control of system updates back from carriers and handset manufacturers.

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Google step-up and take control of Android OS handset updates!

by George Heymann

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For many smartphone users, waiting for phone manufacturers and carriers to update their phones can be an exercise in frustration and futility. Apple seems to be one of the few phone manufacturers to have a user and phone-friendly update policy.

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