Articles about Jailbreak (page 7)

iPhone 5 possibly jailbroken on first day
With every new iPhone and version of iOS, iPhone owners dedicated to Cydia get nervous over whether Apple will patch holes needed to add an unlocked bootlocker. With iOS 6, it’s looking good–the iPhone 4 and 3GS were unlocked yesterday, and today, a few iPhone developers have taken to Twitter to claim that they’ve added Cydia to an iPhone 5. It’s not up for download yet, but if the screenshot is […]

LiveClock jailbreak tweak now compatible with iOS 5
One of the odd things about Apple’s Clock app on the iPhone is that it isn’t animated. Given the trouble Apple took to design the app’s icon to actually resemble a clock, one couldn’t be blamed if they assumed that it would actually display the time via the icon itself. It’s not a really big deal but for those who are really picky, you guys might already be familiar with […]

Tethered jailbreak achieved for iOS 6 Beta 3
It was just yesterday when Apple released iOS 6 beta 3 to developers, but the good news is that it appears that a jailbreak solution has been discovered for it already. Unfortunately this is a tethered jailbreak, meaning that you will need to make sure your iPhone is connected to your computer when you need to reboot it. Then again, iOS 6 beta 3 isn’t exactly available for the masses […]

BiteSMS adds Quick Reply feature to WhatsApp on jailbroken iOS devices
While iOS’ new notification system certainly makes it less intrusive compared to the pop up notifications in the past, one of the features it still lacks is a quick reply function. This functionality can be had via a jailbreak tweak known as BiteSMS. Well if you’re familiar with BiteSMS, you’re in luck as the tweak has been updated and now includes a Quick Reply function for WhatsApp users. As pictured […]

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Two year old iOS jailbreak exploit closed by Apple, jailbreak solutions might take longer now
Just yesterday we reported that according to iOS jailbreaker, MuscleNerd, it seems that he has managed to achieve a tethered jailbreak for iOS 6. We’re not sure what exploit he was using, but if its the same exploit that the jailbreaking community has been using for the past two years then it looks like the wait for an untethered iOS 6 jailbreak could be longer than you think. According to […]

SignalRefresh is a jailbreak tweak that claims will help boost your iPhone's signal
One of the perks to rooting Android phones or jailbreaking iOS devices is that it allows tweaks and modifications that might have otherwise been restricted in the official capacity. Now if you own an iPhone and you feel that your handset’s signal could be stronger, there is a jailbreak tweak for that in the form of SignalRefresh. Apparently this is a tweak that will help boost the radio signals in […]

Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Used on Over 1 Million iOS Devices Over the Weekend
On Friday, the Chronic Dev Team released its Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 which supported a majority of Apple devices. When it was released, we made sure to let you know about it and it seems that the numbers for it have been gaining in leaps and bounds over the weekend due to the popularity of the untethered jailbreak release. According to the team behind Absinthe 2.0, it […]

Tethered Jailbreak on iOS 5.1.1? Use Rocky Racoon To Untether It [Jailbreak]
As we previously reported, earlier today, the Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 was announced. However, if you already have a tethered jailbreak on your device you might want it to be untethered as well. Instead of going through the whole process again, you can apparently just install the Rocky Racoon tweak that is said to turn your tethered jailbreak into an untethered one. Rocky Racoon is a tweak […]

Apple TV jailbreak available from Seas0nPass, and it is untethered
Is it me, or is it jailbreak season these days? Thanks to SeasOnPass, the first untethered jailbreak for the new Apple TV software (version number 5.0.1) is now available, and just in case you are sitting there, wondering just why the heck should you proceed with a jailbreak of your Apple TV after hearing all the nasty repercussions from doing so, here is the answer presented to you like a […]

Cydia cannot withstand Absinthe jailbreak onslaught
The Chronic Dev Team just rolled out their Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak earlier this morning, and we did talk about it already, so you might want to check it out for further details. Basically, this version of the Absinthe jailbreak targets all iOS-powered devices that run on iOS 5.1.1. It is also super popular because this is the first jailbreak that is made available for the recently released “new iPad”, or […]

Pod2g and his team are ready to jailbreak iOS 6 even before it has been announced
While iOS 6 has yet to be officially announce, fame iOS hacker and jailbreaker pod2g has announced that he and his team are ready for the iOS 6 jailbreak. How is this possible? Did someone leak iOS 6 ahead of time, or does pod2g have early access to the software? It appears to be neither, but rather pod2g and his team’s penchant of keeping their cards close to their chest. […]

Unfold to Unlock Tweak Now Available for iPhone [Jailbreak]
Just last week, we reported about a concept design for the iPhone’s unlocking mechanism called the “fold to unlock”. By the news we just received, it seems that someone has been listening and apparently put in the effort to come up with something that does just that. Just like many concepts in the past, developers have turned this one into a fully functional tweak for jailbroken iPhones and it is […]

Untethered iOS 5.1.1 "Absinthe 2.0" jailbreak expected to arrive this week
Famed iOS hacker/jailbreaker pod2g has kept us updated with him and his team’s progress for the iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak. Supposedly the jailbreak will be ready in a matter of days and the Chronic Dev Team is expected to announce it at the Hack in the Box convention which will be taking place this week. The name of the upcoming jailbreak will be known as Absinthe 2.0, and pod2g has […]

Apple Quietly Removes the ‘Jailbreak’ Censor in the App Store
After our story yesterday about Apple allegedly censoring the word jailbreak like it was some expletive, reports today have indicated that Apple has removed the censor and the word appears normally as opposed to J*******k. Apparently the problem was only spotted in the US App Store so it could have been a mistake, but with no statement from Apple yet, nothing can be confirmed for now. If Apple wanted to […]