New iOS 4.1 will be Jailbroken Soon: Bootrom Exploit Found

It was just yesterday that I wrote that iOS 4.1 would be jailbroken soon. Good news is here just the day after iOS 4.1 was officially released, in the form of a bootrom exploit that has already been found. To be fair, it was probably found in the iOS 4.1 pre-release that developers have been ...

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iPhone 3G, 3GS Not Getting HDR Photos: Jailbreak to the Rescue

The iPhone 3G and 3GS will not be getting HDR photo abilities like the iPhone 4 when iOS 4.1 comes out this week. Actually, it is expected to come out tomorrow (September 8th) since Apple leaked the date on its UK site. The iPhone 3G and 3GS do not have the same 5 megapixel camera ...

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Carrier Jailbreaking iPhones In-Store in China

Wireless carrier China Unicom is jailbreaking iPhones for customers inside its stores and even installing software for them. While the iPhone 4 is not yet available in China, the iPhone 3GS is and customers are eagerly lining up to have professionals help them do the sometimes daunting task of jailbreaking. Electric is reporting this story ...

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iOS 4.0.2 is Here, iPhone 4 Jailbreak Broken

Apple’s 4.0.2 patch for iOS 4 arrived yesterday and it breaks the Jailbreakme.com jailbreak. A similar patch was released for Apple’s iPad, upgrading its operating system to 3.2.2 and also breaking the same jailbreak. While I am certain that a lot of you are disappointed that the jailbreak has been broken, it worked through a ...

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Flash on iPhone: Frash Jailbreak is Here

The entire Apple iOS-powered product line of iPhones, iPod touches and iPads are not going to get an official release of Adobe Flash anytime in the foreseeable future, but all hope is not lost. Thanks to Frash—a background app for jailbroken iOS devices—Flash can finally run on Apple’s hardware. Of course, Frash is still very ...

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Apple to Fix the Web-Based Jailbreak: Wait, This is Good News

Remember the newest iOS jailbreak that works through your iPhone’s mobile browser? Apple has announced that it is going to patch the security flaw that allows. Before you jump up in arms, rest assured that this is actually good news. Another, safer jailbreak option will be available I am sure, and this gaping security hole ...

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The iPhone 4 Gets its Carrier Unlock

Apple’s iPhone 4 has been jailbroken and now unlocked all within the course of this week. Thanks to the team behind ultrasn0w—a carrier unlock—the new smartphone has been released from the shackles of AT&T. The new unlock also brings unlocking to newer model iPhone 3G/3GSs with basebands 04.26.08, 05.11.07, 05.12.01 and 05.13.04. Since the government ...

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FaceTime Over 3G

Video calling over 3G networks has finally become a reality, thanks to jailbreaking. Since a jailbreak is already out for the iPhone 4 and the government has agreed that jailbreaking cellular phones is legal, the adventurous can now do what they have wanted to since they first saw the camera on the front. This might result ...

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iPhone 4 Will Be Unlocked Very, Very Soon

Very exciting news for anyone who owns an iPhone 4 or any other iOS-powered device—iOS 4 was jailbroken over the weekend and the carrier unlock for the iPhone 4 will be here shortly. How shortly? Think in the next two days. Thanks to those brave souls in the iPhone Dev Team, we will soon be able ...

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iOS 4 Has Been Jailbroken: JailbreakMe 2.0 ‘Star’

The iPhone 4, the iPad and iOS 4 itself has finally been jailbroken. The news gets even better. The new JailbreakMe 2.0 ‘Star’ jailbreak requires no messy installation process. Instead, it comes in the form of a website that you visit with your iOS-powered device. Since the DMCA has been amended to make it legal ...

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Now that it’s Legal to Jailbreak, Will You?

Now that that pesky DMCA nonsense has been settled with regards to jailbreaking and unlocking cellular phones—yeah, the Government just declared it  completely legal to do so—jailbreaking might just enter the realm of legitimate business. This also brings up the question of whether or not you will be deciding if jailbreaking is right for you ...

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It’s Official: Jailbreaking and Unlocking iOS Devices is Legal

Apple received a well deserved legal blow today—the Library of Congress has announced that jailbreaking and unlocking a phone is completely legal and added these two practices to its list of exemptions for the Digital Millennium Copyright act. This is certainly joyous news to the legions of Apple faithful who have gotten around the company’s ...

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iPhone 4 Finally Unlocked—Public Release of Hack Coming

For anyone keeping track of the iOS hacking scene, a carrier unlock exploit has finally been found for the iPhone 4. Carrier unlocks allow owners of phones to use them on networks other than what they were issued for. Layman’s terms? Carrier unlocks let iPhones work on T-Mobile and other GSM networks despite Apple and ...

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iPhone 4 Update to iOS Version 4.0.1 Delayed to Prevent Hackers?

Apple may be delaying the release of the first update to its iOS 4 software, version 4.0.1, that is expected to fix the ‘grip of death’ reception problems plaguing its newest smartphones because it wants to prevent the anticipated arrival of the first iPhone 4 jailbreak and unlock options available.

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