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iOS 6.1 ‘evasi0n’ Jailbreak Hit 100,000 Downloads Within 10 Minutes of Launch

Posted on 04/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Earlier today, the first iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak was unleashed for all current iOS devices – and it has been extremely popular from moment one, unsurprisingly. In fact, according to iOS hacker @planetbeing, who is a member of the ‘evasi0n’ jailbreak development team, it reached over 100,000 downloads within 10 minutes of being released!

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An Interview With evasi0n Jailbreaker pod2g

Posted on 04/02/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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So while the evasi0n jailbreak has just been released for iOS 6.1, all too often we don’t hear enough about the men behind the exploits. However pod2g, one of those men (whose real name is Cyril and is French), gave an interesting interview to MacGeneration where he discussed evasi0n but also jailbreaking more generally.

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Cydia is Running on Over 22 Million iOS Devices

Posted on 23/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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TechCrunch has published an interesting article, entitled “Behind The Scenes of The iPhone 5 Jailbreak.” The post takes a look at all of the various jailbreaks that have been released over the years, and the work currently being done.

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iOS Hackers Make Significant Progress on iOS 6 Jailbreak

Posted on 22/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything significant about the iOS 6 jailbreak effort, but a recent post from well-known iOS hacker planetbeing (@planetbeing) has revived hopes for an untethered jailbreak. According to the tweet, planetbeing and pod2g (@pod2g)…

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Microsoft’s Surface Hacked to Run Mac OS

Posted on 17/01/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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The Surface does cost an absolute bomb, especially the Windows RT version. However, if you do happen to own one with the latter, the folks at XDA Developers forums have figured a way to jailbreak it and run an early version of OS, freeing you from the clutches of Windows 8.

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DMCA Exemptions: You Can Jailbreak Your iPhone, But Not Your iPad

Posted on 26/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act makes it illegal to try and get around digital rights management schemes. Congress did however give the Librarian of Congress the power to grant exemptions. The latest list of exemptions, in force for the next three years, was announced on Thursday.

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iOS 6 Beta Jailbreak Released to Developers

Posted on 14/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following the initial jailbreak of iOS 6 beta 1, shortly after the firmware was released to developers on Monday, the iPhone Dev Team has now released the jailbreak to developers.

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Why I Jailbreak, and Why You Should(n’t)!

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Jim Gresham

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I completely respect Apple for creating a walled garden that is absolutely seamless and successful; however, I would like a little bit of control, particularly on my iOS devices. That, in short, is why I jailbreak.

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