Articles tagged with: jailbreak

Jailbreak iPhone 4 Running iOS 4.3 Beta Using the Just-released PwnageTool Bundle

Jailbreak iPhone 4 Running iOS 4.3 Beta Using the Just-released PwnageTool Bundle

Just released is an unofficial PwnageTool that will let you jailbreak iOS 4.3 beta firmware on iPhone 4. It is based on Geohot’s Limera1n bootrom exploit that takes credit for pwning all iOS devices permanently. It is important to know that this unofficial version of PwnageTool will not preserve the …

Frustrated Apple Seeks Federal Government Help to Stop iPhone Jailbreaks

Frustrated Apple Seeks Federal Government Help to Stop iPhone Jailbreaks

The cat and mouse game between Apple and developers coming out with jailbreaks no sooner the former announces an upgraded iOS has got a new twist.
Apple has been constantly working on upgrades to its iOS to stop jailbreaking and unlocking of its devices, especially the iPhones. So far developers seem …

Sony File Lawsuit Against Geohot and fail0verflow Team Over PS3 Jailbreak

Sony File Lawsuit Against Geohot and fail0verflow Team Over PS3 Jailbreak

We knew this was coming. PlayStation 3 exploits and jailbreak tools were made public recently. That it enraged Sony Corp was obvious. Now, comes the consequence. Sony has sued Geohot (aka George Hotz) as well as the fail0verflow team for their dare.
Redmondpie.com revealed an excerpt from the lawsuit reads:
“Defendants George …

Rumors of iOS 4.3 Release by January 19; Apple to Start an Electronic Journal As Well

Rumors of iOS 4.3 Release by January 19; Apple to Start an Electronic Journal As Well

Apple released iOS 4.2, possibly in the fond hope that jailbreaks would be deterred; the bootrom exploit and changed baseband requirements were aimed at jailbreaking and unlocking difficult. However, subsequent events proved otherwise. Developers were quickly off the mark, releasing jailbreaks, close on the heels of the release.
Now, it is …

Guide to Quick Booting tethered Jailbroken iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch on Windows and Mac

Guide to Quick Booting tethered Jailbroken iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch on Windows and Mac

The Dev-Team always happens to be active in coming up with some app or the other to make life easier for jailbreakers. The latest to make the news is Redsn0w 0.9.6rc7. Using this it is possible to boot the jailbroken but tethered iPhone/iPad/iPod touch fast through bypassing some screens usually …

GreenPois0n for iOS 4.2.1 Jailbreak Release Around the Corner

GreenPois0n for iOS 4.2.1 Jailbreak Release Around the Corner

Chronic Dev Team’s Joshua Hill, aka p0sixninja, has gone public with his statement that there will soon be an updated version of GreenPois0n that will support iOS 4.2.1 jailbreak. Only a few sandbox patches remain to be put in place.

GreenPois0n uses Geohot’s Limera1n bootrom exploit that pwns all iOS devices …

Comex’s Untethered Jailbreak to be Released Only After Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Firmware?

Comex’s Untethered Jailbreak to be Released Only After Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Firmware?

Apple released iOS 4.2.1 and there followed a spate of jailbreaks for both tethered and untethered use. Now, Apple seems bent on releasing a still updated iOS 4.3 firmware and developers will be kept busy with their tools for jailbreaks.
Comex, responsible for Spirit and JailbreakMe tools, was apparently contacted by …

Permanent PS3 Jailbreak Demonstrated; Promises Users Total Control Over Their Console

Permanent PS3 Jailbreak Demonstrated; Promises Users Total Control Over Their Console

Looks like there’s a way to crack the PlayStation 3’s loader. And a team of developers (read hackers) recently showed us how at the recent Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin. Yes, hacking is no longer the covert activity it used to be and developers seem more than happy flaunting workarounds. …

SBRotator Jailbreak Tweak Enables Landscape View Homescreen & Apps on iPhone

SBRotator Jailbreak Tweak Enables Landscape View Homescreen & Apps on iPhone

iPad users who were smugly confident that the landscape homescreen orientation could not possibly be available for iPhone and iPod touch users have to wipe off some of the smugness.
Here we have an interesting piece of news. SBRotator is a jailbreak tweak that will bring this facility to the iPhone …

AppSync for iOS 4.2 Available for Jailbroken Devices; Enables Installation of .ipa Files

AppSync for iOS 4.2 Available for Jailbroken Devices; Enables Installation of .ipa Files

By now we know, the Redsn0w 0.9.6b4 release can be used to jailbreak iOS 4.2.1. Now, jailbreakers are looking for a way to install cracked iPhone apps and games (.ipa). Enters AppSync, an app that patches the MobileInstallation file on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and makes it possible to …