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iOS 6.0.1 jailbroken

iOS 6.0.1 has only been out for about 24 hours, but now jailbreakers can rejoice -- the newest iteration of the iPhone Dev Team's Redsn0w can be used to jailbreak certain iOS 6.0.1 devices. The news comes from Redmond Pie, which tested the...

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Redsn0w updated with tethered use of Cydia

The iPhone Dev Team released a new version of RedSn0w late last week that includes several major new features. At the top of the list is the inclusion of Cydia in the tethered jailbreak for A4-equipped iOS devices. Previously iPhone 4/3GS owners...

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How-to posted for jailbreaking iOS 6 on A4-powered iPhones, iPods

Once the gold master version of iOS 6 landed in the hands of developers, the iPhone Dev Team was quick to release an iOS 6-compatible version of its Redsn0w jailbreak tool. Now that iOS 6 is available to the public, select iPhone and iPod touch...

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Apple delivers Black Hat talk to mediocre reception

CNET's posted a strange writeup for Apple's first talk at the Black Hat security conference, and though the piece is short on details, the theme is clear: There wasn't a lot of groundbreaking news shown off to attendees. Manager of Platform...

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DevJuice: Beeblex offers in-app purchase validation services

The security of iOS in-app purchases is a hot topic after an IAP hacking server was launched last week by a Russian developer. When The Next Web talked to Alexey Borodin, he told them he's since turned the service over to an unnamed third party...

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iPhone Dev-Team has jailbroken iOS 6 Beta

As always, the iPhone Dev Team didn't waste anytime trying to jailbreak Apple's iOS 6.0 beta release. Within a day or so of its announcement, the Dev Team released an iOS 6-compatible version of the redsn0w jailbreak tool for developers. The...

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Untethered iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch now available

This is super good news for the jailbreak crowd. GreenPois0n Absinthe 2.0 is out for iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreaking enjoyment. Absinthe is an easy solution for jailbreaking, and going untethered is pretty awesome. Excellent work by Chronic...

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RIM's predictive typing on jailbroken iPhone

Who wants a Blackberry-style predictive typing setup on their iPhone? (Don't all raise your hands at once!) Developer Mario Hros gave iDownloadblog a look at the upcoming Octopus Keyboard tweak he's working on. Octopus Keyboard looks similar...

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Redsn0w update lets iPad 2, new iPad, iPhone 4S downgrade to older firmware

The iPhone Dev Team released version 0.9.11b1 of redsn0w last week that lets you restore IPSWs directly to your iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPhone 4S. This means recent iOS device owners can now downgrade their firmware using the jailbreak tool. This is...

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Windowed apps on jailbroken iPad

If you have a jailbroken iPad, then you'll want to check out Quasar. As noted by Big Boss, The tweak lets you run each app in a separate window on your iPad. Each window can be resized, moved and closed just like a window on a full desktop OS....

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RedSn0w updated with Corona A5 jailbreak, more

Over the weekend, the iPhone Dev Team released two new versions of its RedSn0w jailbreak tool that has several features for unlockers, iPhone 4S owners and iPad 2 owners. Version 0.9.10b7 adds support for the corona-A5 jailbreak for the iPhone...

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Video: 100 reasons to jailbreak your iPhone

I jailbreak so I can install apps like Intelliscreen X and Zephyr. If you jailbreak, you understand the allure of Cydia and all the fantastics apps available therein. If you don't jailbreak, then the video below from Mario Dabek of Jailbreak...

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JailbreakCon Conference to be held September 29 in San Francisco

The World Wide Jailbreak Convention announced on Friday that it'll hold its JailbreakCon 2012 conference on Saturday, September 29 in San Francisco. The conference will be held in California at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Early bird...

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iOS 5.1 gets a tethered jailbreak for non-A5 iPads, iPhones and iPods

The iPhone Dev Team has updated redsn0w to support a tethered 5.1 jailbreak for non-A5 devices. This means it'll only work with the original iPad and the iPhone 4 and older devices. The tethered jailbreak also apparently breaks iBooks, a bug which...

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EFF petitions to extend legal iPhone jailbreaking

In 2010, the Copyright Office said jailbreaking a handset did not violate the DMCA and the jailbreak community breathed a sigh of relief. What many people didn't realize was that the exemption covering jailbreaking will expire later this year. When...

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Lingual adds Siri language translation to jailbroken iPhones

Now that we can jailbreak the iPhone 4S, jailbreak developers can finally use Siri in their tweaks. One such tweak is Lingual which adds language translation to our favorite voice assistant. The tweak, available from the Big Boss repository in...

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