Well-known iOS hacker pod2g provided a huge update on the iOS 5.1 jailbreak effort yesterday through his Twitter account, revealing that he has discovered 2 “big vulnerabilities” that will assist with the jailbreak.
While iOS 5 does offer some level of multi-tasking by allowing apps to run in the background, or by freezing the state of apps in the built-in multitasking bar, Quazar takes iPad multi-tasking to a whole new level.
Jailbreak hacker pod2g provided a progress report on the iOS 5.1 jailbreak yesterday, revealing that they have completed another crucial step, and that the jailbreak will likely be ready within 1-2 months.
A new workaround has been discovered that can unlock any jailbroken iPhone in 12 easy steps, allowing customers to switch between carriers at will regardless of whether or not they paid the full retail price for their iPhone.
Well-known iOS hacker pod2g revealed on Twitter this morning that all required exploits have now been found for an iOS 5.1 jailbreak – significant progress towards releasing the jailbreak to the masses.
People frequently ask me what the advantages are of jailbreaking an iPhone or iPad. Fortunately, that answer just got easier to give – check out this great video showing 100 reasons to jailbreak!
Jailbreaking expert Will Strafach has debunked the two minute passcode hack demonstrated with XRY, claiming that in most cases it would either not be possible or would take much longer.
FireCore, has update their utility to jailbreak Apple’s latest Apple TV software. Unfortunately, the jailbreak will not work on the new 1080p capable Apple TV, but this should come as good news to Apple TV 2 owners.
Following an earlier announcement that the new iPad had already been jailbroken, iOS hacker i0n1c has announced a completely separate untethered jailbreak for the new iPad, and has demoed the new exploit on video.
iOS hacker MuscleNerd announced on Twitter today that Apple’s latest iPad has already been jailbroken, providing a pair of screenshots that show the jailbroken device running Cydia.
While iOS 5.1 has already seen an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4 and original iPad, well-known iOS hacker i0n1c has now jailbroken iOS 5.1 on the iPad 2, which means an iPhone 4S jailbreak is likely possible as well.
Following Apple’s recent release of iOS 5.1, notable iOS hacker pod2G is already actively working on finding an exploit and developing an untethered jailbreak for the update, as well as for Apple’s new iPad.
The iPhone Dev Team has already updated their Redsn0w jailbreaking tool to support iOS 5.1, less than 24 hours after its release (at the time of their original posting).
A study by the University of California at Santa Barbara has found Cydia apps leaked private data less than apps available on the iTunes App Store.
There have been a lot of cool Siri hacks and jailbreak tweaks released since the iPhone 4S was jailbroken, but Lingual might be the coolest of them all, transforming your iPhone 4S into the ultimate language translator!
Now that the iPhone 4S has been jailbroken, there are plenty of cool hacks to make Siri do cool, useful and interesting things. Once such hack is called SiriToggles, which lets you use Siri to open apps and toggle device settings.