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pod2g: Don’t Expect Another Jailbreak Until iOS 7

Posted on 05/04/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

With the release of iOS 6.1.3, Apple officially killed off the exploits required for the “Evasi0n” untethered jailbreak, leaving many users to wonder when it would be “safe” to update their jailbroken devices to Apple’s latest firmware. According to iOS hacker and Evad3rs team member Pod2g, the answer is that it probably won’t happen until Apple releases iOS 7.


Just Who Exactly Jailbreaks Their iDevices? (Infographic)

Posted on 18/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Jailbreaking isn’t just a way to get free apps, or to get a cool lockscreen. It’s almost become an art form. With that in mind, let’s find out more about those amongst us who do jump in and install Cydia. The jailbreakers.


iOS 6.1.2 Can Still be Jailbroken – Evasi0n Updated With Full Support

Posted on 20/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following the release of iOS 6.1.2 earlier today, the Evad3rs (makers of the new Evasi0n untethered jailbreak) confirmed that the new firmware can still be jailbroken. The team has also released an updated version of the evasi0n jailbreak with full support for jailbreaking iOS 6.1.2.


Over 7 Million Devices Were Jailbroken With ‘evasi0n’ In Just 4 Days!

Posted on 08/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

We all know the new evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 6/6.1 has been making waves – but just how popular has the new iOS 6 jailbreak really been? According to Cydia creator Jay Freeman in an interview with Forbes, the tool was used to jailbreak over 7 million devices in it’s first 4 days of availability!


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

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

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.


Seven Essential Jailbreak Tweaks for iOS 6

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

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!


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

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

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!


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

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

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!


An Interview With evasi0n Jailbreaker pod2g

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

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.