Two days ago we have reported about the new iOS 5 semi-tethered jailbreak, which aims to provide you the untethered jailbreak service but with less resources such as the semi-tethered only allows you to successfully boot your device without PC but does not allows you to run any jailbreak tweak or app on the device including the Safari browser, to get back all of the application on your device you have to connect your device with computer and to perform the tethered boot with Redsn0w or Sn0wbreeze “iBoot”.
It appears that BigBoss has today again pushes the new update of the iOS 5 semitethered jailbreak which carries the numerous fixes for the bugs and improves the performance of the jailbreak on your device. BigBoss releases the SemiTether 0.7.9 today in the Cydia for the folks who want to get rid from the tethered jailbreak.
The new SemiTether update aims to fix the some critical bugs of the jailbreak which bricks the user’s iOS devices while performing the reboot and the update gain the next level towards the iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. BigBoss announces that they are working with Saurik to improve the SemiTether working with a mobile substrate.
The Semi-Tethered jailbreak exactly works like the untethered jailbreak, except some of the work as we have told you above. The Semi-Tether jailbreak allows you to avoid the Apple logo loop on the boot of the device, and after successful boot only allows you to use stock apps of the iOS 5. Here is the step by step tutorial of jailbreaking the iOS 5 as a Sem-tether on iPhone 4.