Articles about Jailbreak (page 7)

iOS 5 semi-tethered jailbreak released
A couple of weeks ago we reported the arrival of a tethered jailbreak for iOS 5, and now it looks like we’re one step closer to having a full untethered jailbreak for the operating system. It’s been reported that there now exists a semi-tethered version of the jailbreak – which means that you can reboot your phone with your computer but if you do, your phone won’t have access to […]

iOS 5 tethered jailbreak is now available
iOS 5 isn’t even out for a full 24 hours and the iPhone Dev Team managed to roll out a jailbroken (tethered) iOS 5 that caters for the iPhone 4, the iPhone 3GS, both iPads, and the iPod touch (3rd and 4th generations, of course). Needless to say, the jailbreak will not work with the iPhone 4S at the moment simply because they do not have the smartphone in their […]

Lion Ultimatum delivers desktop functionality on select iOS devices
Fancy having your iOS device display the look and feel of OS X? Well, some users certainly feel that way, where a built-in file manager that does so would make one feel more at home despite using a mobile device. Since Apple has yet to accede to this particular request, some enterprising folk in the jailbreaking community decided to literally take things into their own hands, hence the Lion Ultimatum […]

iOS 5 beta 6 jailbroken
If you are part of the iOS hacking community, then surely you would be aware that Apple’s latest beta, iOS 5 beta 6, has been jailbroken. Yes sir, the Sn0wbreeze 2.8 Beta 6 unlock tool will enable developers to jailbreak iOS 5 beta 6, where this particular version of Sn0wbreeze seems to work on just about all iOS devices – save for the iPad 2, of course.You can always experience […]


iOS 5 beta 5 gets redsn0w tethered jailbreak
A while back we mentioned that non-developer devices that were running on iOS 5 would be disabled by Apple due to them not having the proper authorization. While we can’t confirm that there have been many cases of devices being disabled due to unauthorized use of iOS 5, if you are such a user, it appears that the jailbreak for iOS 5 beta 5 has already been released.

AT&T stops unlimited data for illegal tetherers
All good things must come to an end, and if you see yourself being an illegal tetherer on the iPhone over AT&T’s network as a good thing, that, my friend, is going to have its curtain drawn down as well. Ma Bell will be removing unlimited plans for users who jailbreak their iPhones in order to tether off AT&T’s unlimited data plans. Check out what an AT&T spokesperson has to […]

Apple fixing potential iOS security threat
On Wednesday, a German site reported about a serious flaw in iOS that if left unfixed, could leave the operating system vulnerable to malware without the user’s knowledge. The issue is due to the way iOS handles PDF files – even those that are infected. Read up more about the security hole here. Fortunately it has been reported that Apple has learnt about the issue and is working on a […] rules over iOS devices
Jailbreaking your iPhone or other iOS-powered devices is a thorny issue that has and is still dividing people and users even until today. Do you want your iPhone to remain as it is, being fully under Apple’s control as to what can be installed and what cannot? What if there is a legit app which requires a jailbreak so that it can access other parts of the operating system in […]

Unlock and jailbreak solution for myriad iPhone generations
Update: This seems to be a scam, as the source page is no longer available, although we first spotted this on Google News. Sorry guys and girls, but we don’t think Iunlockiphone433’s solution is a legit one.Iunlockiphone433 has just rolled out its latest unlocking solution that will target all iPhone generations – starting from the iPhone 2G and going to the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4. Yup, this software […]

iOS 5 jailbroken with redsn0w 0.9.8b1
We already know that iOS 5 can be jailbroken, and here we have word that the iPhone Dev Team has released a tool which will enable just about any Tom, Dick and Harry to jailbreak iOS 5. Of course, caveat emptor applies here although there really isn’t anything to “buy” so to speak, apart from an idea – after all, you should always be wary of jailbreaking devices (a process […]

Lima: web-based app store for jailbreakers
Folks with jailbroken iOS devices don’t have a single app store like the App Store to download all their files from one location. However, some developers who call themselves the Infini Dev Team have decided to come up with a web-based app store which they hope will replace the multiple app stores available on a jailbroken device. Named “Lima” (for now), the app store will be web based, and accessible […]

Verizon iPhones receives iOS 4.2.7 untethered jailbreak
Great news for users who own CDMA-flavored iPhone 4 devices on Big Read instead of GSM versions on AT&T – if you’ve been bothered by your tethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.6, you now have the option to shed those chains thanks to iH8sn0w. He’s come up with a jailbreak for Verizon iPhones running on iOS 4.2.7, and the best part is – it’s untethered. This means you’ll be able to […]

Pimp Your Screen lets you customize your iOS device without jailbreaking
One of the most unique apps to be made available on the App Store has got to be Pimp Your Screen by Apalon. The ability to completely customize your iOS device’s appearance has been a feature that’s sorely lacking in Apple’s products. Because of this rigidness, people have been resorting to jailbreaking their devices in order to change how they look. Apalon’s app, Pimp Your Screen, is here to help […]

Apple iOS 4.3.2 tethered jailbreak released
A few hours ago we announced that the iOS 4.3.2 update had been released by Apple. And now there’s already news of a jailbreak available. While it is a tethered jailbreak (you’ll have to connect your iPhone to your PC each time you want to reboot it) you can expect an untethered version to be in the works and should be available soon. It’s amazing how fast these guys work, […]

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 […]

Toyota Scion 2011 theme for jailbroken iPhones removed from Cydia
Remember Toyota’s Scion 2011 theme that was made available for jailbroken iPhones? It turns out that theme has recently garnered quite a bit of buzz online despite it being available since February. Now it has been reported that Toyota was asked by Apple to remove the theme from Cydia, which they have complied. It looks like the theme has struck a chord within Apple as they told Toyota to cease […]

Toyota releases official jailbreak theme for the iPhone
If there’s one thing that Apple or most major companies refuse to embrace, it’s the respect or embracing of the jailbreaking community. While seeing your work hacked opened and then publicly shared with the world isn’t something most companies want to tolerate, there are other companies to decide to take advantage of the situation instead of crying over spilt milk. Toyota is one of them – one of the largest […]

PwnageTool 4.3: untethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak released
Folks who have been waiting for an untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak, the day has arrived. No longer will you have to connect your iPhone to the computer just to reset your phone. According to an official announcement on the Dev-Team blog, the latest version of PwnageTool (4.3), an iOS jailbreaking tool works on all devices that support iOS 4.3.1 except the iPad 2. The links to download all the files, […]

PlayStation 3 version 3.6 firmware jailbroken
Sony’s latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 was said to close holes that hackers have been using to jailbreak the system, but it looks like they didn’t do a good enough job. A hacker who goes by the name of ThatBoringHacker recently posted a video on YouTube showing him running homebrew software on the latest version of the PlayStation 3 firmware. Apparently he had managed to hack the device […]

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 […]