“So I’ve had the chance to examine the 1.1.3 firmware on a deeper level (using a technique not developed by me and which I can’t release so don’t ask) and have noticed some interesting changes behind the scenes that are quite blogworthy,” Nate True writes for cre.ations.net.
– SpringBoard no longer needs to be modified (via SummerBoard) in order to show extra applications in the /Applications folder.
– All applications now run as the user ‘mobile’ instead of as root.
– Preferences are now stored in /var/mobile rather than in /var/root.
“What does this all mean? I’ll tell you what it means,” True writes. “The iPhone 1.1.3 firmware is ready for official installable applications.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Too Hot!” for the heads up.]