jailbreak News

Cydia is Running on Over 22 Million iOS Devices

Posted on 23/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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.


iOS Hackers Make Significant Progress on iOS 6 Jailbreak

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

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)…


Microsoft’s Surface Hacked to Run Mac OS

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

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.


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

Posted on 26/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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.


iOS 6 Beta Jailbreak Released to Developers

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

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.


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

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Jim Gresham

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.


iOS 6 Beta Already Jailbroken by MuscleNerd

Posted on 12/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

Although Apple’s first iOS 6 beta was only released to developers yesterday, a prominent jailbreak hacker has already managed to jailbreak the firmware on a fourth-generation iPod touch.


Fold To Unlock iPhone Concept Becomes A Jailbreak Reality

Posted on 24/05/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

A popular concept last week showed what an iPhone would look like with a fold to unlock functionality instead of the normal swipe to unlock. However German jailbreak developer Jonas Gessner has taken the idea one step further, making it a reality if you have a jailbroken iPhone.