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iOS’ Deus Ex: The Fall Patched To Run on Jailbroken iPhones

Whatever your position on mobile device/touchscreen “serious” gaming, the kind that goes beyond the arcade-like Angry Birds/Candy Crush Sagas of the world, there is no denying these devices have become a viable destination for games with a more serious tone and more complicated control schemes. With that in mind, the moderate level of interest surrounding Square Enix’s Deus Ex: The …

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Is Putting Windows 8 On The iPhone A Capital Offense?

Windows and Mac OS X are two sides of the same coin. Just because they’re both similar in many instances does not mean that they should ever meet though. Some intrepid, and possibly insane, designer has taken it upon himself to create the Windows 8 Metro UI for the iPhone. Before you get out your pitchforks and whatever else Apple …

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Jailbreak Tweak Lets You Make Chrome Your Default iOS Browser

Yesterday we told you that Google had announced Google Chrome for iOS during their second Google I/O 2012 keynote. Many iPhone users – myself included – have been wanting an iOS version of Chrome since Google unveiled the Android version earlier this year. Fortunately, it is exactly as awesome as we had hoped it would be. Unfortunately, it suffers from …

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Get iOS 6 Sharing Menu Early With New Cydia Tweak

When Apple unveiled iOS 6 at last week’s WWDC 2012 keynote, they showed off a lot of great new features. A revamped Maps app, Facebook integration, FaceTime over 3G, new privacy settings, and a whole lot more. One of those new features was a much-needed improvement to the iPhone’s sharing menu. With iOS 6, you’ll get a revamped revamped sharing …

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Jailbreak App Display Recorder Comes to Apple Store

An app that was previously available only on jail-broken phones has made its way to the app store. The App is called “Display Recorder” and does just that — records video and audio of the phone’s screen in real time. The app is similar to Cydia, which does the same thing but is only available on jail-broken phones. Apparently this …

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iOS 6 Beta Gets Developer-Only Tethered Jailbreak

Yesterday we brought you news that the public jailbreak of iOS 6 may be a long time in coming, thanks to Apple’s efforts to close holes in the software that have been exploited by jailbreak devs to jailbreak previous versions of iOS. Nevertheless, progress has been made in jailbreaking iOS 6. In fact, on Tuesday Dev Team member MuscleNerd managed …

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iOS 6 Jailbreak May Be Tougher Than Expected

Yesterday we told you that the beta version of iOS 6 fixed all the exploits that were used to jailbreak iOS 5.1, effectively killing the current jailbreak. While MuscleNerd was able to get his fourth-generation iPod Touch jailbroken, many things were broken by iOS 6, including Cydia. This, of course, came as no surprise: Apple regularly kills the exploits used …

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iOS 6 Kills Latest Absinthe Jailbreak

Well, if you didn’t know it was coming, you should have: it’s been confirmed that the current beta of iOS 6 eliminates the exploits used by pod2g and the rest of the Dev Team to jailbreak iOS 5.1.1. In other words, if you were hoping for a quick jailbreak of iOS 6, you’re probably going to be disappointed. MuscleNerd, a …

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iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak: Absinthe 2.0 Gets An Update With Bug Fixes

This morning we brought you news that the long-awaited jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 was ready for download. The public jailbreak tool, Absinthe 2.0, was released to the public this morning. Now, though, just a few hours later, Absinthe has gotten an update. It seems there were some bugs in the initial release that were preventing some users from jailbreaking their …

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iOS 6 Jailbreak Already In The Works

With this morning’s news that the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 was finally available, you would think that those responsible for it might be inclined to rest on their laurels for a while. Apparently you’d be wrong. Several members of the Dev Team sat down with Softpedia at the Hack In The Box conference going on now in Amsterdam to …

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iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak: Absinthe 2.0 Now Available

As expected, the jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 has been released this morning, and is now available for download. The public jailbreak tool, Absinthe 2.0, can be downloaded from greenpois0n. You can download Absinthe for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Absinthe currently supports all versions of the iPhone going back to the iPhone 3GS, the third- and fourth-generation iPod Touch, and all …

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iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak Coming Tomorrow?

On Monday we brought you news that the long-awaited untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 was “a matter of days” away. Pod2G tweeted that the public jailbreak tool – dubbed Absinthe 2.0 – was nearly ready for release. Now it looks like “a matter of days” means tomorrow. Pod2g and the rest of the Dev Team are scheduled to give a …

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