jailbreak News

Sony and Geohot Settle, Both A Victory And A Defeat

Posted on 12/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

While it’s been interesting, exciting, and sometimes terrifying to follow the battle between George Hotz (Geohot) and Sony Computer Entertainment America, the battle is now over, as Geohot has agreed to a settlement. Read on for details.


Change Default Browser on iOS

Posted on 11/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

There is no way to change the default browser of your iDevice… unless you Jailbreak it. If your iOS device is Jailbroken you can install the appropriately named Browser Changer to choose an alternative browser to Mobile Safari as your default browser.


Ultrasn0w Updated to Support iOS 4.3.1

Posted on 10/04/2011 by Jakob Hultman

A couple of days ago we reported that the update from Ultrasn0w to enable unlock for existing iPhone unlockers was just around the corner. We are there now.


Activate Multitasking Gestures On Your iDevice Through Jailbreak

Posted on 08/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

When iOS 4.3 was in early beta, one of the sexier new features was its multitouch gestures for switching between apps and doing various other actions on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The multitouch gestures never made it to the public at large but you can now activate this feature by way of a Cydia tweak on Jailbroken devices.


iOS 4.3.2 available in 2 weeks

Posted on 07/04/2011 by James Britton

A trusted source of BGR is reporting that iOS 4.3.2 will be available in the next few weeks to address security issues and several bugs.


Untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 via redsn0w, not for iPad 2

Posted on 04/04/2011 by James Britton

Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak. The iPhone Dev Team have just released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 for all devices that support that version. Hold on though, your shiny new iPad 2 and Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 won’t…


Did Apple Send A Covert Opp Into The Jailbreak Community?

Posted on 30/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Jailbreak developer Comex has a sneaky suspicion that Apple may have deployed spies, or possibly even coaxed an existing Jailbreaker to act as a rat. The hacker behind JailbreakMe and Spirit believes that it is too much of a coincidence that Apple patched an exploit in iOS 4.3.1 that they were just about to use as a doorway to Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1.


iOS 4.3.1 Jailbroken Via PwnageTool

Posted on 28/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Apple rolled out iOS4.3.1 a few days ago but a hacker has already Jailbreaked the iOS courtesy of PwnageTool. This release is a teethered one meaning you will need to reconnect your device to your computer after each restart but it’s the most viable Jailbreak for iOS4.3.1 at the moment.


iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak In The Works

Posted on 23/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

An anticipated update of JailBreakme.com that can Jailbreak iOS 4.3 may be postponed until the release of iOS 4.3.1. It was expected that an iOS 4.3 untethered Jailbreak for iPad 2 and iPhone 4 might be released this weekend or…


iPad 2 Already Jailbroken, Exploit Coming Soon

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

A known jailbreak developer known as chpwn posted the above photo from his Twitter account, crediting Comex for the exploit. You can clearly see that the device seen running Cydia above is an iPad 2 running iOS 4.3


Jealbreaking The Verizon iPhone 4

Posted on 10/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Well, it’s only been a matter of days (a matter of hours for some) since the iPhone 4 was unleashed upon the world, but our good friends at TiPb have already released a comprehensive guide for jailbreaking it via Greenpois0n. If you own a Verizon iPhone and want to take advantage of what jailbreaking has to offer, I encourage you to take a look at their tutorial!


OS7 Running on iPhone via JailBreak! :/

Posted on 31/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Making friends is important. Even Apple and Microsoft are friends… for the most part. But this is taking things a bit too far! An iPhone running OS7 via a Jailbreak!! Why? Why would you do such a thing?


Apple, & The Jailbreak Irony.

Posted on 12/01/2011 by Nirja Ghosh

We take a quick look at one of the iPhone’s most overlooked pluses – it’s hack-ability (aka Jailbreaking) and why it might just be enough to topple Android.