UPDATED!! iOS 6 Launch Today… Here’s Some Tips!

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With iOS 6 set to launch at 1pm Eastern know that the servers could be slammed for most of the day and possibly till the late late hours of the night. If the excitement is to much for you or you want it now you can seek out the golden master (GM) version which is the same version that will be released to the public later today. Below are the estimated launch times by timezone and cities…

Note that there is no knowledge of iOS 6 being available over OTA download as this is only the second major OS to support OTA download… it may require a direct download via iTunes. Remember to upgrade to iOS 6 you will need iTunes 10.7 and iTunes 11 that was shown at the keynote last week wont be available till October! REMEMBER YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A DEVELOPER TO INSTALL THE iOS 6 GOLDEN MASTER VERSION NOR DO YOU NEED TO RE-INSTALL iOS 5.1.1! Below are several links to the iOS 6 Golden Master from various sources (remember torrents are faster)…

iModZone
Jailbreak iOS 6
Jailbreak Station

UPDATE: iOS 6 is publically available to the masses also via OTA to iOS 5 users.

iOS 4.3 GM is here!

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Yes you read correctly the GM/final release of iOS 4.3 is here. You can get it via Jailbreak Zone along with release notes. Remember you don’t need to have your devices UDID number registered on a dev account to use this firmware. The only requirement is iTunes 10.2 available here. Also, remember the dev-team has not released a jailbreak for this firmware as of this posting. So, if you rely on jailbreak or unlock give it a week or so and the jailbreak should become available.

iOS 4.3 GM coming soon? official release March 2nd?

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As Boy Genius Report states

“One of our Apple sources has just informed us that it looks like Apple has finalized the code for its upcoming iOS 4.3 release. The build, we’re told, is 8F190 for those keeping track. Maybe we’ll see this release unify the Verizon iPhone OS-wise as well? We’ll probably see this in the wild next week if we had to bet…”

Some sources speculate that the GM, or Golden Master which is usually the final and public version except the 4.2/4.2.1 debacle, version of the 4.3 firmware could become available to developers as early as today! Remember the official way to obtain this firmware is to be a developer or have your iDevice’s UDID number register on a dev’s account. Now if you want to feel like a pirate you can always hit the torrents for the firmware. Also, remember that no official jailbreak for iOS 4.3 has been released by the dev-team so if you rely on jailbreak and/or unlock I would hold off on updating! Hopefully a full feature list will be released soon along with the GM!