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Evasi0n iOS Jailbreak Updated to v1.1, Fixes Weather App and Reboot Issues

Posted on 07/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The developers of the popular ‘evasi0n’ untethered iOS 6 jailbreak have released an updated version of their jailbreak, which fixes issues some users reported regarding unusually long device boot tomes after jailbreaking, as well as an issue that caused the iOS Weather app to crash after jailbreaking.

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Seven Essential Jailbreak Tweaks for iOS 6

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Now that the ‘evasi0n’ iOS 6 untethered jailbreak has arrived, many who are new to the jailbreaking scene might be wondering what jailbreak tweaks or apps they should try to get started. I’ve rounded up a few that I have used and enjoyed in the past, and have come up with 7 of my favorites – I hope you enjoy them as well as I have!

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‘Evasi0n’ iOS 6 Jailbreak Hit 1.7 Million Downloads in Under 24 Hours

Posted on 05/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The new ‘evasi0n’ untethered iOS 6 jailbreak has certainly been popular, racking up 100,000 downloads in its first 10 minutes of availability. That’s just the beginning, however. According to Cydia creator Saurik, the jailbreak managed to hit over 1.7 billion downloads by Tuesday morning – less than 42 hours after launching!

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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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