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Quasar Jailbreak Tweak Brings Window-based Multitasking To iPad Quasar Jailbreak Tweak Brings Window-based Multitasking To iPad
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One of the most anticipated features of 2010′s iOS 4 (which launched alongside the iPhone 4) was multitasking. The feature was one of the few real advantages held over iOS by platforms like Palm’s webOS. As it turned out, though, …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon-ish. Maybe. iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon-ish. Maybe.
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If you’re a member of the iOS jailbreak community, you know that sometimes a jailbreaking a new version of iOS can take awhile. While Apple is legally required to tolerate jailbreaking – and by “tolerate” I mean “not sue jailbreakers” …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak One Step Closer To Reality iOS 5.1 Jailbreak One Step Closer To Reality
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The groundwork for an iOS 5.1 jailbreak has been laid, according to jailbreak developer pod2g. He took to Twitter in the wee hours of this morning to say that all the exploits necessary for a jailbreak of iOS 5.1 had …

AT&T to Unlock Contract-Expired iPhones AT&T to Unlock Contract-Expired iPhones
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AT&T has just announced that it will begin unlocking off-contract iPhones once the initial 2-year contracts customers’ sign up for expire. The new practice will allow currently-locked Apple devices to use micro-SIM cards from different carriers on networks compatible with …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Scam Making The Rounds iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Scam Making The Rounds

On Monday we ran a story about a popular iOS jailbreak blog playing an April Fool’s Day gag. They published a post claiming that a jailbreak tool for iOS 5.1, cleverly named AprilRa1n, had been released. Unfortunately, not everyone got …

XRY’s Passcode Bypass Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be XRY’s Passcode Bypass Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Last week we brought you news about a remarkable piece of software called XRY. This forensics software allows government and law enforcement officials to retrieve data off of a variety of smartphones, including iOS and Android devices. What’s more, the …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak April Fool’s Day Prank Angers Some iOS 5.1 Jailbreak April Fool’s Day Prank Angers Some
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An April Fool’s Day gag drew the ire of a number of would-be iOS jailbreakers yesterday. A post on iJailbreak.com proclaimed that a new untethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for A5 and A5X iOS devices (iPhone 4S, iPad 2, new iPad) …

Jailbreak For iOS 5.1 Still Weeks Away Jailbreak For iOS 5.1 Still Weeks Away

When Apple unveiled their new iPad on March 7th they also rolled out iOS 5.1. This was great news for most iOS users, but frustrating for those (like me) who prefer their iPhones jailbroken. As expected, iOS 5.1 possessed none …

Forensics Software Lets Law Enforcement Bypass Your iPhone’s Passcode Forensics Software Lets Law Enforcement Bypass Your iPhone’s Passcode

You’ve probably never heard of Micro Systemation, nor are you likely to heard of their flagship software product, XRY. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden and has a very narrow customer base for their software. Micro Systemation is a …

The New iPad Has Already Been Jailbroken The New iPad Has Already Been Jailbroken

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s news that an iPad 2 running iOS 5.1 had been jailbroken, there is news today that the new iPad has already been jailbroken as well. Earlier today a post on the Dev Team blog …

Untethered iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon? Untethered iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon?
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If there’s one rule that everyone who jailbreaks their iPhone or iPad knows, it’s this: do not update your iOS when Apple releases a new version. Though legally required to tolerate jailbreaking, Apple is not a fan of the practice, …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Already Available For Non-A5 Devices iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Already Available For Non-A5 Devices
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That didn’t take long. In between brushing their teeth and washing their face last night, the iPhone Dev Team briefly paused their pre-bedtime ritual to jailbreak the just-released iOS 5.1. According to Cult of Mac, the team released a new …

Apple Kills Siri On Jailbroken iPhones Apple Kills Siri On Jailbroken iPhones
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Apple appears to have made some changes that make it difficult or impossible to run Siri clones on jailbroken iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S. According to a number of sources, Apple has changed the requirements for establishing a …

Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator

Last week we brought you news of the release of the long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Now it looks like jailbreak developers have wasted no time in preparing some amazing tweaks for the iPhone 4S’s most …

EFF Petitions Copyright Office To Keep Jailbreaking Legal EFF Petitions Copyright Office To Keep Jailbreaking Legal

In 2010 the U.S. Copyright Office sided with users and developers when it issued a declaration exempting jailbreaking/rooting from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The exemption meant that the jailbreak community could come out into the open without fear of …

iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Gets A Million Downloads In 24 Hours iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Gets A Million Downloads In 24 Hours
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Last week we brought you news that Absinthe, the long-awaited jailbreak for A5-powered iOS 5 devices – iPhone 4S and iPad 2 – was finally available from Greenpois0n. The rush to download the new jailbreak was so great, in fact, …

iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Absinthe Jailbreak Finally Released iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Absinthe Jailbreak Finally Released
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The long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, dubbed Absinthe, has finally been released today. Jailbreak developer Joshua Hill posted the following on his Twitter profile less than an hour ago: @p0sixninjaJoshua HillOSX version of A5 jailbreak posted …

aTV Flash Brings New Features To Jailbroken Apple TVs aTV Flash Brings New Features To Jailbroken Apple TVs

Firecore has announced an update to their popular aTV Flash (black) software for jailbroken Apple TVs. The software packs an impressive array of features that allow users to vastly expand what they can do with their Apple TVs. Users willing …

iPhone 4S Jailbreak Almost Ready For Prime Time iPhone 4S Jailbreak Almost Ready For Prime Time
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We have previously reported that a jailbreak solution for Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPad 2 was on its way soon. Noted jailbreak developer pod2g posted last week that an untethered jailbreak of iOS devices running on Apple’s A5 processor (the …

iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Imminent iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Imminent
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The jailbreak community has been waiting a long time for developers to crack iOS 5 on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. While an untethered jailbreak has been avialable for awhile now on older devices, the iPhone 4S and iPad …

Jailbreak For iPhone 4S Coming Soon Jailbreak For iPhone 4S Coming Soon
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Apple’s iOS 5 mobile operating system has proven to be something of a tough nut to crack for the iOS Jailbreak community, especially on the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, which run on Apple’s A5 processor. Now it looks like …