Articles about Jailbreak (page 6)

iPhone 5, iOS 6 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available For Windows, Mac & Linux
If you read our story this morning reporting on the upcoming availability of the iPhone 5’s first untethered jailbreak and have been sitting at your computer for the past nine hours waiting for the jailbreak to be released, that sitting around has paid off as planetbeing has just announced its availability.Linux, Mac and Windows users will all be able to benefit from the glory of the evaders’ evasi0n iOS 6.x Jailbreak as […]

iPhone 5 Jailbreak Expected To Be Released Today [Updated]
Remember the other day we reported that the iPhone 5 untethered jailbreak was set for a release on Sunday? Well for those following the news closely, you might realize that Sunday has come and gone and there’s still no word on a jailbreak. Was it a hoax? The good news is that no the jailbreak appears to be for real but it seems that they have run into some delays. […]

Untethered iPhone 5 and iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Expected To Be Released This Sunday
If you own the iPhone 5 and you’re running iOS 6.1, you might be pleased to learn that according to a group of jailbreakers called the Evad3rs, they claim to have a jailbreak ready for the iPhone 5 and other iOS 6.1 devices by this Sunday! According to the team’s website, they are currently processing the GUI and if all goes well, this Sunday will be the day that you […]

iOS Pirated App Store Installous Shuts Down
If the main reason you jailbreak your iOS device is because you want to downloaded pirated apps as opposed to tweaking the operating system to your liking, then you might be interested to learn that Hackulous has announced that they will be shutting down. What this means is that jailbreakers who jailbreak their iOS device for Installous will need to source alternative places for their crack IPAs. According to the […]

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DreamJB Untethered iPhone 5 Jailbreak A Fake
Earlier in the week, we did mention that there is a possibility of an untethered iPhone 5 jailbreak making its way this coming December 22nd, which is the day after the world supposedly ends anyway. While there is far more cause and reason to figure out that this thing is a hoax, you can never quite tell. All is revealed today though, as DreamJB has been uncovered to be a […]

Untethered iPhone 5 jailbreak coming on the 22nd of December?
We’re sure many iPhone 5 owners are eagerly awaiting an untethered jailbreak solution, and unsurprisingly many are expecting the Chronic Dev Team to be the one who delivers the goods. After all they have had pretty decent success with iOS devices in the past, so why wouldn’t they be able to deliver for the iPhone 5, right? While the Chronic Dev Team are still working on an untethered jailbreak for […]

iPhone 5 Jailbreak Coming Soon?
Jailbreaking your iPhone is not something that Apple looks upon kindly, but then again, it does offer a whole new world of options when it comes to using your iPhone with other apps that were not previously approved by Apple on the App Store, although it delivers far more flexibility than what is currently on the App Store. Chronic Dev developer planetbeing did share an image on his white iPhone […]

Report suggests that jailbroken iOS devices in China is on the decline
Unlike Android devices that can be customized fairly extensively without having to root or flash custom ROMs, iPhones on the other hand need to be jailbroken if the user wants to apply some tweaks and customizations or gain access to apps that might not be available from the iTunes App Store. At the same time jailbreaking iOS devices also provides access to pirated apps which we guess could be seen […]

NowNow jailbreak tweak for your iPhone replaces Siri with Google Voice Search
When Siri was originally introduced, it showed a lot of promise but upon its release and based on the majority of opinions echoed throughout the internet, Siri certainly did not live up to its promise. On the flipside it seems that Google’s voice search is capable of doing a much better job than Siri, but since it’s a Google product, we doubt it will be making its way onto iOS […]

It's Legal to Jailbreak an iPhone, But Not an iPad
Jailbreaking an iOS device has been in a murky grey area legally, but it just got a lot clearer: today, the US Copyright Office issued an exemption to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act that jailbreaking a device does not violate US copyright law. However, it’s not a blanket ruling, because tablets are, according to the US Copyright Office, “difficult to define.” The Electronic Frontier Foundation, along with a host of other electronic freedom organiziations, […]

Famed iOS hacker Comex is no longer with Apple, but don't expect any jailbreaks from him anytime soon
A while back it was pretty big news when prominent iOS hacker, Comex, or Nicholas Allegra as he is known in real life, was hired by Apple. Given his work on JailbreakMe, a jailbreak tool that could be used within Safari, we guess Apple was right in snapping him up, possibly in an effort to help identify and close exploits. While we’d love to think that he’s still at Apple […]

Jailbreak for iOS 6 and iPhone 5 not expected for months
With the release of the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, we’re sure that there are many iOS users out there who are itching to have their devices jailbroken. Unfortunately if that describes your current situation, you might be in for a wait. This was revealed by none other than pod2g during the JailbreakCon 2012 where he stated that there is no working untethered jailbreak available for iOS 6 yet. In […]

Cydia paid $8 million to developers in 2011
While some might have more pure and noble reasons for jailbreaking an iOS device or rooting an Android one, it’s safe to assume that many people do it for the free apps. By jailbreaking/rooting your device, you will have to ability to downloaded pirated apps instead of having to pay for it, and that’s generally the perception people have when you tell them that you jailbroke or rooted your device, […]

iOS jailbreak tweak lets users overlay Google Maps onto Apple's Maps
It is safe to assume that Apple’s own take on Maps has left much to be desired, especially since they decided to remove Google Maps in the process. Well if you were hoping to get Google Maps back, you can give your thanks to developer Ryan Petrich who has managed to hack Google Maps as an overlay on top of Apple’s Maps app. Obviously this is not for the average […]