Apple has rolled out the latest version of iOS ipsw, pushing it to the current 5.1.1 firmware, users have dropped into another thought whether to upgrade to the latest software or not. We an iPhone user use their device without any regular modifications, while the jailbreakers and unlockers who are always lazy when the update notifications come through.
Apple’s iOS updates are pretty scary for those users who require non-Apple approved services. For those who are using their devices in line with the company’s intent, there should be no hesitation in applying the latest iOS 5.1.1 update, while, jailbroken users and those who require a software-based unlock, should certainly wait for a clear view when jumping on the iOS 5.1.1 bandwagon until the dev teams give the good signal. Up to me i am an factory-unlocked iPhone 4S GSM user, so i have no chance to worry about, but those 4S users who are currently benefiting from a hardware-based network unlock using the GEVEY Ultra S interposer, this news of the iOS 5.1.1 update released may have disturbed a lot.
Here’s one good news for all who currently using GSM iPhone 4S owners, that AppleNBerry has has announced and confirmed via their official Twitter account that those users will be safe to update their current firmware to the latest 5.1.1 version without worrying about losing the ability to use the device on any network.
The most innovative feature of going down the Ultra S interposer route is the fact that it doen’t require your device jailbreak, and this point have to be noted that this applies to the GSM models only. The CDMA iPhone 4S model would need to be jailbroken, while for that you have to wait, because there’s no jailbreak available for the iPhone 4S running on iOS 5.1.1. Think, you are very familiar with this method, the GEVEY interposer makes use of an exploit that allows your 4S iPhone to be fully unlocked.
With the new generation of the GEVEY SIM, unlocking the iOS device with your hands is very simply, just fire up the iDevice with the SIM card of your chosen one along with the GEVEY SIM Ultra S and you’ll be unlocked in few minutes time. Before begin the 4S unlocking process, you’ve to keep in mind that using SIM interposer requires you to dial 112, which is illegal in many countries. But, this GEVEY Ultra SIM still looks like a great unlock option for folks with GSM iPhone 4S.
Those who rely on using GEVEY Ultra S GSM interposer for an unlock on a iPhone 4S GSM model, an update to iOS 5.1.1 is undoubtedly safe. For more details you can find the Ultra S in Apple N Berry’s online store for $39.99.