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The “iPhone OS 4.0 For iPhone 2G” Project

Some hackers are trying to port iPhone OS 4.0 to the original iPhone “2G”, which was released back in 2007 and Apple decided to keep away from the OS 4.0 goodness.

“We are rewriting the 4.0 beta firmware released by Apple to create a custom firmware that can run on devices iPhone 2G which is no longer available. To do this we studied the architecture of the firmware previously released by Apple on the device trying to understand how is it different from the released versions on other devices, in particular that of the iPhone 3G device, which is what most resembles the smartphones.”

You can follow the development here or follow the project on Twitter as @RebuildingGroup.

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