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iPad limera1n PwnageTool gets video tease

iPad limera1n PwnageTool gets video tease

A video showing iTunes restoring an iPad to pre-jailbreak iOS firmware 3.2.2 has been uploaded by iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd, suggesting that the next level in hacking for the Apple slate is fast approaching.  The technique apparently uses Geohot's limera1n exploit cooked into a new version of the Dev Team's PwnageTool; the next step, according to the hackers, is taking on the new Apple TV.

Video demo after the cut

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Geohot’s Limera1n Jailbreaking Utility Now Available for Mac

Geohot’s Limera1n Jailbreaking Utility Now Available for Mac

It's been said in the past that the jailbreaking community for iDevices never sleeps. And the community certainly has been busy this last week, especially with the release of Geohot's latest jailbreaking utility, Limera1n. The release of Limera1n caused a lot of waves throughout the community, as well as all those people out there who take advantage of jailbreaking (or more) their iDevice. But, unfortunately, Limera1n was only launched on PCs, which occured on 10/10/2010. Four days later, that's finally changed.

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iOS 5 slams door on iPhone firmware downgrades

iOS 5 slams door on iPhone firmware downgrades

Apple is reportedly preparing to ramp up the preventative measures it uses to prevent iOS device owners from restoring older firmware versions, a system often used as part of jailbreak and/or unlocking hacks. As of iOS 5, the iPhone Dev Team reports, Apple will be stepping up the authentication process on the "APTicket" which deems whether a particular firmware version can be installed on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch or not. Even those owners who have "saved their blobs" - aka keeping a record of SHSH details for each firmware version - so that they can backtrack to earlier, more hack-friendly iterations of iOS will be affected.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 24 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. This week we covered both E3 and WWDC making for a very busy week focused on Apple and gaming. WWDC was all about software with no hardware unveiled. We rounded up ten of the cool new features of Mac OSX Lion in one story, and they are cool features. A really cool and expensive custom home theater with a pirate the more surfaced early in the week. The photos are renderings that show what the theater that is under construction right now will look like.

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Dev-Team untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.3 available

Dev-Team untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.3 available

The gaggle of geeks at the Dev-Team are the folks that bring iPhone fans the jailbreaks and unlocks that they can use to set their iPhones free. Sometimes these jailbreaks required the iPhone to be tethered to computer and other times the jailbreak is able to be done untethered. The Dev-Team has announced that the jailbreak tool created by @i0n1c for iOS 4.3.1 is still working to unlock the iPhone on the new 4.3.3 iOS version.

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iPhone 4 jailbreak demo by Geohot won’t see release

iPhone 4 jailbreak demo by Geohot won’t see release

iPhone (and PS3) hacker Geohot has been showing off his freshly jailbroken iPhone 4, but he also apparently has no plans on releasing it.  So far the bulk of the jailbreak work has been done by the iPhone Dev Team; Geohot - or George Hotz as he goes in real life - says his reasoning for not releasing the jailbreak isn't technical but motivational, since he believes users will then simply move on to demanding the next step in the unlock chain.

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