Digital Security Specialist @pattern_F_ confirmed that he successfully bypassed the security system of the iOS 14 operating system by demonstrating a working jailbreak on his iPhone 11 smartphone.
iOS 14 has already been jailbroken
The vulnerability has already been confirmed by various sources on Twitter and can be used to jailbreak iOS 14 to iOS 14.3. It is reported that the vulnerability can be used to jailbreak all devices with Apple A12 SoC and newer, including iPhone and iPad.
Security researchers have confirmed that this vulnerability is based on a zero-day vulnerability that Apple has yet to patch. The hacker who discovered the vulnerability claims that it could pose huge security risks to users of Apple devices around the world, so he has no plans to release the jailbreak to the public.
Notably, the source says that since this is a hardware vulnerability, Apple cannot fix it with software updates.
iOS users love iPhone SE and iPhone 6s more than modern Apple smartphones
The developers of the popular AnTuTu application have published a fresh rating of devices running the iOS operating system, which have the highest user satisfaction rating. The top ten includes three iPhones (including the iPhone SE), and quite old ones, and seven iPads. This rating was compiled based on the feedback received from January 1 to January 31, 2021.
First place went to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro with a 99.5% rating. The source notes that this device has been at the top of this rating for four consecutive months.
The original iPhone SE came in second with a score of 98.07%. Despite the fact that today the market is dominated by bezel-less smartphones with large screens, this 4-inch smartphone is loved by many Apple users. The third place was taken by the iPad Pro with a 9.7-inch screen with a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, which scored 98.06%.
The top ten looks like this:
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- iPhone SE
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- iPad mini4
- iPad Pro 2
- iPad-Air 2
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPad Pro 4
- iPhone 6s
- iPad 5
iPhone SE Plus To Sport 6.1-inch Screen And Support Face ID
Last year, Apple released a new generation of iPhone SE. It comes with the same A13 Bionic chip as the iPhone 11 series. Also, it sports a small-size 4.7-inch screen. And now, there are many official and unofficial news claiming a new handset from this camp is on the road.
Recently, 91mobiles cited a tipster from Twitter who said that the next generation of iPhone SE phones will be called the ‘iPhone SE Plus’.
Moreover, the source disclosed some of its key features. It turns out the iPhone SE Plus screen size will be upgraded from a 16:9 small screen to a 6.1-inch display. And under the hood, it will host the Apple A14 chip. However, there is a possibility that we still will see the A13 SoC.
In addition, the main camera still uses a single lens of 12MP. The latter supports OIS (optical image stabilization), smart HDR shooting, etc. The front camera uses the same Face ID as the iPhone 12 series.
It is worth mentioning that, given that Apple has completely wiped out the LCD screen from the new machine, the inventory of LCD screens is currently only digested by the iPhone 11. However, due to the overall upgrade of the iPhone 12 this year; the current performance of the iPhone 11 model is not outstanding. So Apple is likely to use the iPhone SE Plus to empty the inventory.
iPhone SE Plus And Other Features
In terms of price, the standard version should come at $499, while the high-end version will cost $699.
However, the unlocking method of the new generation of iPhone SE is still a mystery. In addition to Face ID, there are rumors that it may use under-screen fingerprint or side fingerprint recognition method.
In terms of the appearance, the iPhone SE Plus frame will be changed to the right-angle shape of the iPhone 12. Plus, it will add the IP67 dust and water resistance.
As a reference, in 2016, Apple released the first small-screen ‘flagship’ – iPhone SE. After that, it took four full years for Apple to launch the second generation of the SE series, namely the ‘iPhone SE’.