ITProPortal Noon Roundup 22-05-12

The jailbreak community is pinning their hopes on the work of pod2g who promises a release in the next few days. The developer announced a couple of days ago on his Twitter account that jailbreakers won't have much longer to wait. "Thanks to awesome work of @planetbeing and @pimskeks, we're near ready for a release. Now it's a matter of days," stated pod2g. The hacker informed us that he succeeded in jailbreaking his iPhone 4S that was running on iOS 5.1.1.

Unless you own an iPhone, or the latest flagship Android device, fitted smartphone cases and covers can be hard to find. Sony has taken this matter into its own hands by partnering up with "leading accessory brands to enable true personalisation of your Xperia smartphones".

Microsoft has realised that to maintain a good social media following, its users prefer connecting via Windows Live or Windows Phone in order to manage all their web activities from the same profile. Thus, it has decided to bring some significant changes to Messenger Social and the Windows Live profile, in an attempt to refocus its priorities.

Nokia is famous for the build quality and strength of its devices. However, it is doubtful that anyone thought a phone would survive what a Nokia Lumia 900 was subjected to this week. In a video, that has since gone viral, it shows someone hammering nails into the screen of a Nokia Lumia 900 with reasonable force.

ZTE has confirmed that one of its mobile phones that is currently being sold in the US contains a security threat that could result in another person controlling the phone remotely. The 'backdoor' vulnerability is present on the Chinese company's Score device, which runs on the Android OS.