Jailbreak

iOS 5.1 untethered jailbreak teased

iOS 5.1 untethered jailbreak teased

Worried about upgrading to iOS 5.1 in fear of losing your jailbreak? Don’t worry too much. Developers and hackers have been working behind the scenes in order to provide a working untethered jailbreak in the future, with pod2g teasing a video via Twitter. He goes on to say that he’s successfully jailbroken the original iPad and new iPad, good news for those who bought one of Apple’s new tablets recently.

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iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak hacked already

iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak hacked already

Apple's new iOS 5.1.1 may only have been available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users for a few hours, but already there's a jailbreak solution for installing unofficial apps, as long as you have the right device. The iPhone Dev Team's MuscleNerd has confirmed that those with devices not based on the Apple A5 chipset - which means the iPad 2 and new iPad, as long as the iPhone 4S - can use the previously released redsn0w jailbreaking tool.

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CardSwitcher 2.0 brings webOS multitasking to iOS

CardSwitcher 2.0 brings webOS multitasking to iOS

Say what you will about webOS and its ultimate demise, but one thing you can’t deny is that its multitasking solution is still the best on any mobile device to this day. If you want to be able to relive the glory days of the Palm Pre and its multitasking finesse, then CardSwitcher for iOS 4 and 5 is just the thing you need. It’s a jailbreak tweak that aims to add the ease of webOS multitasking to iOS devices.

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Sparrow for iPhone gets push email with jailbreak tweak

Sparrow for iPhone gets push email with jailbreak tweak

Sparrow for iPhone was finally unleashed on the world a couple of days ago, but fans of the email client were disappointed to learn that a key piece of functionality had been left out: push support. That one feature was all that stopped Sparrow from being the perfect email client for the iPhone, and there’s no word on exactly when push is due to be supported. Good news: if you’ve jailbroken your device, then a simply tweak from Cydia enables push functionality in the app.

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New iPad Jailbroken on release day

New iPad Jailbroken on release day

Here on the first day of its release, the new Retina-quality iPad has been jailbroken. It certainly does not take long for users on the hacking front to get their devices busted open these days, and Apple's new iPad is no exception to the rule! What you're seeing here is the first of many steps towards jailbreaking and keeping the iPad jailbroken - expect a full release of the method soon!

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New iPad Jailbreaking already being explored

New iPad Jailbreaking already being explored

The new iPad may only have gone on sale hours ago, but already iOS hacking minds have turned to jailbreaking the third-generation slate, with several routes apparently showing promise. Apple's new tablet is, running iOS 5.1, likely to be susceptible to the same early hacks as identified four months ago, according to the iPhone Dev Team, though there are other methods already in the wild.

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Jailbreak Con 2012 revealed with iOS hacks aplenty

Jailbreak Con 2012 revealed with iOS hacks aplenty

This year is the second year that the hacking community for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches has been so large that they needed a convention of their own to hold them all - Jailbreak Con 2012. The first version of this event was called MyGreatFest and took place in London - this year's event is completely rebranded and will be popping up all the way over in San Francisco, California here in the USA. This event will contain not only keynote speakers and round-table discussions with developers from all walks of iOS life, it'll have vendors and media representation too - the real deal!

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