iOS 6 beta 2 Jailbroken with Redsn0w 0.9.13dev2

iOS 6 beta 2 only saw a release tonight and already a Jailbreak has been released for it.

The Jailbreak is only for A4 devices (iPhone 4, iPod touch 4G and iPhone 3GS) and is a tethered Jailbreak meaning that it has to be connected to your computer in order to be rebooted.

This version of RedSn0w needs to be pointed to the iOS 6 beta 1 ispw in order for the your device to be jailbroken.

Its worth noting that you should only be running iOS 6 if you have a developer account and also this Jailbreak will not install Cydia on your device.

Yelp Check-ins to Feature in iOS 6 Maps?

Bloomberg is today reporting that Apple wil integrate Yelp check-ins within the iOS 6 Map.app.

The news comes from material that was distributed to Devs earlier in the month that shows Apples new mapping application allowing users to check-in without leaving the Map App.

Although Yelp has deep integration in iOS 6 maps both companies are not commenting on the rumour.

iOS 6 beta 2 Now Available!

Apple has just pushed out beta 2 of  iOS 6 for developers. This update is available from both the Apple Dev Centre and via OTA.

The build number for the new beta is 10A5338d.

Although we can not yet really tell what new features are in the beta, one new thing that we did notice is that when updating via OTA the cogs turn on the update screen while the download happens. Nice little feature I think.

Please remember that this beta is for developers only.

Next iPhone to have NFC

When the Passbook feature was introduced at WWDC 12 it was talked about just being a place for your store cards, flight tickets and vouchers, even Phil Schiller told WSJ (Wall Street Journal) that it wouldn’t be a direct payment system. However the words from Phil’s mouth may have meant something completely different.

Recent code dumps point to a NFC controllers that are directly linked to the PMU (power management unit) in the next iPhone.

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Facebook Launches “Find Friends Nearby”

The guys over at Facebook have been pretty busy recently, they have released the Facebook Camera App that allows users to post pictures to Facebook with different filter effect. Also came the Pages App that allowed people that run a Facebook Page to maintain and their Page.

Now they have released a new feature within the standard Facebook App called Find Friends Nearby .

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