George Hotz Self-Driving Car Project Bites The Dust

You might have heard about George Hotz when he became the first person ever to jailbreak an iPhone many years ago. He was then able to jailbreak the PlayStation 3 as well but Sony wasn’t too pleased with him and they were involved in a long legal battle. For some time now, Hotz has been working on a self-driving car project but he has decided to give it up. The […]


GeoHot Gets Millions In Backing For His Self-Driving Car Technology

GeoHot or George Hotz is famous for being the first person to jailbreak the iPhone several years ago. He remained a part of the jailbreaking scene for a few years, he even developed a jailbreak for the PlayStation 3 which landed him in a lot of trouble with Sony. He has been out of the scene for some time now but late last year a profile on him revealed that […]


Elon Musk Confident Tesla Cars Will Drive Themselves In Two Years

Tesla CEO Elon Musk does not hide has passion for creating a fully functional self-driving car. The company has already released a package of semi-autonomous driving features called Autopilot without taking its eye off the permanent aim which is to create a proper autonomous car. Musk is confident that the company will be able to achieve this goal and make cars capable of driving themselves in just two years from […]


Tesla Issues ‘Correction’ About Profile On GeoHot’s Self-Driving Car

Bloomberg recently ran a profile on George Hotz, a.k.a GeoHot, better known as the first man to jailbreak an iPhone and also get in hot soup for jailbreaking the PlayStation 3. Nevertheless he’s hailed as a brilliant hacker and the profile shed light on a new project that he’s working on: a self-driving car, on his own. Tesla was mentioned in that piece a couple of times and that’s why today […]


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Original iPhone Hacker GeoHot Working On A Self-Driving Car

George Hotz, a.k.a GeoHot, is a pioneer of the iPhone jailbreaking scene as he was the first to come up with a method that allowed people to put custom applications and what not on their iOS devices. He even managed to jailbreak the PlayStation 3 but got in quite a bit of trouble for that as Sony took legal action. He has been out of the spotlight for some time but now […]


Root Verizon And AT&T Galaxy S5 With Geohot Towelroot APK

Verizon and AT&T are two of the biggest mobile carriers in the U.S., unfortunately they’re staunchly opposed to unlockable bootloaders. This means that millions of subscribers on these two carriers who want to tinker with their Android devices can’t do so unless someone comes up with a root method. Galaxy S5 owners on AT&T and Verizon have been facing this dilemma as well but there’s good news today. Geohot is […]


iPhone and PS3 hacker GeoHot now working at Facebook

It’s been a long career for the relatively young 21-year-old George Hotz, a.k.a. GeoHot. After successfully unlocking the original iPhone and going on to release several jailbreaks for future iPhones, then fighting off  Sony on his own after breaking down the PlayStation 3‘s security, the famed hacker is now under the same roof that Mark Zuckerberg built. That’s right, GeoHot is in the Facebook house! Speculated over the weekend, it’s […]


PS3 hacker Geohot settles with Sony over jailbreak, but did he just lose?

The cat’s out of the bag: the ongoing lawsuit brought against hacker extraordinaire, George “Geohot” Hotz by Sony is over. By way of the official PlayStation blog, Hotz has allegedly settled with Sony over the entire hacking matter, with both parties ready to put the entire case behind them. Although a bit of a snooze, the final conclusion is a permanent injunction that keeps Hotz from releasing information related to […]


Anonymous hacker group attacks Sony URLs and PlayStation Network

If you thought Sony suing Geohot was interesting, wait until you get a load of this. Earlier this morning, the hacking collective Anonymous warned Sony that its ongoing battle with Geohot and fellow hacker Graf_Chokolo was a suppression of free speech. Anonymous issued a warning to “expect [them].” And making good on their promises, the unknown team of hackers went ahead and issued a DDoS attack on Sony.com and PlayStation.com. […]


PS3 Hacker Geohot Flees to South America to Escape Sony

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Famed iPhone hacker turned PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz a.k.a Geohot, has reportedly fled to South America from his New Jersey home in an attempt to escape Sony in their ongoing court battle over hacking the video game console. According to VGHQ, Hotz has not been complying with Sony’s requests to hand over hardware related to his PS3 hacking. Devices such as his computer […]


Sony allowed to inspect PS3 hacker’s hard drive

Things are getting a little messier for the famous hacker George Hotz (GeoHot). The hacker, who is behind the PS3 and iPhone jailbreaks, is currently in hot soup with Sony after he posted the method of jailbreaking the PS3 online. While Sony recently managed to get a temporary restraining order against him, the electronics giant recently scored another win as it was granted the ability to inspect files related to […]


Sony strikes out at the PS3 hacking community again

It looks like Sony doesn’t look too kindly upon the PlayStation 3 hacking community. They have promised that they will be going after anybody that posts links to PS3 jailbreak code that’s been floating around the internet. Sony has been reported to force Google to give up the IP addresses of commented or even viewed the YouTube video of renowned hacker, Geohot, explaining how the hack works. And it’s not only […]


Sony updates PS3 firmware to 3.56 to prevent jailbreaking, Geohot hit with restraining order

This probably isn’t going to be good news for the hacking community. PS3 owners will soon be prompted to update their system to the latest 3.56 firmware version, which will probably hit the pause button on your jailbreaking attempts at the moment. Aside from that, let’s not forget that Sony has managed to win a temporary restraining order against Geohot, the popular PS3 hacker. It’ll be interesting to see if […]


Sony hack court case postponed with jurisdiction questioned

Sony’s legal eagles must be pretty upset to know that their claim against hacker Georgen “geohot” Hotz will be postponed, as this delay of a trial was due to questions of where the case should physically be held. At the moment, the case is being reviewed in San Francisco, although district court judge Susan Illston did raise questions as to whether the case should be tried in California or New […]