iPhone Jargon List !!
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Bootloader : A software that is responsible for booting up iPhone operating system.
iBoot : A layer in iOS that boots up the iDevices
iOS : Apple’s Operating System
iPhone Firmware : Software/Operating System that is installed in iPhone
iPhone Activation : During the first start up of iPhone, it has to be connected to iTunes in order to acess all the features. This process is called iPhone activation
iPhone Baseband : A chip in iPhone that controls Phone, WiFi and Bluetooth and LocateMe.
Recovery mode : When you connect to iTunes and want to restore your iPhone.
DFU Mode : It is device firmware update, it is same as recovery mode but also allows you to downgrade your iPhone firmware.
iPhone Springboard : The home screen of the iPhone is called iPhone springboard
iPhone Winterboard : An application for iPhone that allows you to fuly customize it
iPhone Jailbreak : Installing third party application in iPhone.
iPhone Unlock : Using any Sim card in iPhone is called Unlocking. By default only that Sim card carrier works in iPhone from which we buy it.
Cydia : It is an application that allows you to install third party applications on to iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
SSH : Secure Shell, it is a protocol that allows you to use iPhone when it is connected to any system(computer)
Tethered Jailbreak : Once a device is jailbroken it cannot be reboot until & unless it is attached to a computer
Untethered Jailbreak : Untethered Jailbreak is opposite to untethered jailbreak, in this even if your device reboots it does not loose its jailbreak.