iOS Jailbreak Repositories Are Shutting Down

Jailbreaking used to be all the rage a couple of years ago. Not anymore. The process enabled users to access customization options for their iOS devices that were otherwise not allowed by Apple. It also allowed for app piracy on Apple’s operating system. The jailbreak community has more or less faded into oblivion over the past couple of years so it’s no surprise to see that iOS jailbreak repositories are […]

Apple Hires Jailbreak Expert To Improve iPhone’s Security

As you might have heard, a recent Wikileaks report has revealed that for years, the CIA has kept a list of security vulnerabilities and exploits that were related to smartphones across multiple platforms, Apple’s iOS included. Now Apple claims to have fixed most of them, and are in the processing of addressing the remaining one, but one can’t be blamed for feeling paranoid.

Man In Japan Arrested For Selling Jailbroken iPhones

It is easy to see why some people might consider jailbreaking to be illegal. After all you’re essentially hacking the operating system through security loopholes to gain deeper access into a system you weren’t supposed to. However in case you did not know, jailbreaking is actually not considered illegal.

Forcy Gives Your Jailbroken iPhone 3D Touch

3D Touch is one of the many new features of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, but given that it requires new hardware for it to work, it means that older iPhones are pretty much left out of the fun. However if you do want 3D Touch but don’t want to spend money on a new iPhone, you’re in luck.Thanks to a jailbreak tweak called Forcy, it will basically bring […]


Popcorn Time For iOS Sees More Than 1 Million Downloads

Popcorn Time, usually referred to as the Netflix for pirates, was released on iOS devices last year but the catch was that you needed to jailbreak your device. A non-jailbreak equivalent was released by the team a couple of months ago and now according to them, it seems that the number of downloads for non-jailbroken iOS devices has since crossed the 1 million mark.Speaking to VentureBeat, the team behind Popcorn […]

iOS Tweak Brings Facebook Chat Heads Onto The iPhone

Say what you will of Facebook Home but what it has brought to Android devices is a pretty convenient chat feature called Chat Heads. For those who use Facebook, whether it be on iOS or Android, you guys have probably encountered Chat Heads which are basically icons featuring your friend’s photo that lets you chat with them.On Android this is pretty convenient as the Chat Heads appear on the home […]

Jailbreaker discovers Windows Phone 7 does transmit user location data without permission

A while back there was an issue with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform. Much like other mobile platforms such as Android and iOS, it appeared at that time that WP7 was collecting user location data, the same data that landed Apple in hot soup. However Microsoft claimed that WP7 does not collect user location data unless the user explicitly gives their consent. A WP7 jailbreaker by the name of Rafael […]

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 […]

Only jailbroken iPhones, iPads are safe from latest security vulnerability

Typically phone manufacturers and platform developers discourage against the hacking of their products, probably due to intellectual property issues or perhaps in legitimate concern that by hacking or changing the device/software in any way may compromise it and leave it open to exploits and other unforeseeable consequences. Apple is no different and has generally discouraged jailbreaking of their iOS devices, but in an ironic twist of fate, it looks like […] 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 […]

Latest iBooks contains anti-jailbreaking feature

Despite jailbreaking the iPhone being deemed legal, Apple isn’t going to stop trying to prevent users from jailbreaking the device. Folks have noticed that the latest version of iBooks, version 1.2.1, refuses to open books on jailbroken iPhones. Comex, from the iPhone Dev Team, has explained how the hack works. It seems that before the device loads a DRM-protected book, iBooks will try to run a small program that has […]

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 […]

Apple Reminds Users That Jailbreaking Might Still Void Your Warranty

With the Library of Congress’ recent decision to legally sanction jailbreaking under the DMCA, folks who love to jailbreak their iPhones out there must be rejoicing. That being said, while it seems that Apple will not contest the legality itself, the fruity company has stated that such a move could hurt the experience by taking away some speed and reliability that users might have originally expected from the device, and […]