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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 had to use SSH to install Cydia manually. This...

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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 owners can download the tool and jailbreak their...

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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 jailbreak works on limera1n-able devices like the iPod...

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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 4S and iPad 2 devices still at 5.0.1. It also lets...

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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 will be fixed in a future version of redsn0w. You...

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iOS 5.0.1 For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch can be jailbroken with Redsn0w

For the jailbreakers among you, you'll be happy to hear that iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can indeed be jailbroken with Redsn0w. RedmondPie has tested and confirmed that Apple's latest version of iOS 5 can be tether-jailbreaked by using the latest version of Redsn0w. Redmond does...

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Redsn0w 0.9.8b7 jailbreak tutorials available

Good news for jailbreakers running iOS 5 Beta 7, latest version of Redsn0w will let you jailbreak your newly updated iOS device. While Redsn0w 0.9.8b7 was released for iOS beta 6, it does suport beta 7. This jailbreak works with any iOS device, except the iPad 2. There's a few points to keep...

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iOS 5 beta 5 gets a jailbreak

iOS 5 isn't set to actually ship until Fall, but that's not keeping the Redsn0w team from keeping up with Apple and releasing a jailbreak of iOS 5 beta 5. Redsn0w 0.9.8b9 is a tethered jailbreak that works on just about any iOS device except for the iPad 2. It's not likely that an untethered...

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redsn0w tethered jailbreak available for iOS 5 Beta 1

The iPhone dev released a new version of redsn0w that jailbreaks iOS 5 beta. The release is meant for developers to test their jailbroken apps with Apple's latest mobile operating system. The dev team warns people that this jailbreak will not bypass iOS 5 beta activation. You still need a...

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Untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.3 now available from iPhone dev team

Jailbreakers hesitant to update to iOS 4.3.3 can now do so without losing their ability to jailbreak. The iPhone dev team confirmed iOS 4.3.3 is still vulnerable to the untethered jailbreak exploit that @i0n1c created for 4.3.1. Released earlier this week, this version of iOS fixes the location...

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iPhone dev-team releases untethered redsn0w jailbreak for iOS 4.3.2, iPad 2 not included

The iPhone dev-team released an untethered jailbreak for iOS owners running Apple's latest 4.3.2 firmware. Good news for jailbreakers as Apple did not patch the hole discovered by @i0n1c. The code for this exploit was used in the untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 and was easily ported over to...

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iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak available, but not for iPad 2

The iPhone dev team released the latest version of its PwnageTool for iOS 4.3.1. Thanks to the work of Stefan Esser, both the PwnageTool and redsn0w now provide an untethered jailbreak for this latest version of iOS. This untethered jailbreak is compatible with all 4.3.1 devices except for the...

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Redsn0w jailbreak already live for iOS 4.2.1 on all devices

As expected, that was fast. The current exploit used by jailbreaking tools greenpois0n, redsn0w and limera1n attacks the iOS device's boot rom, which is outside of the bits that Apple can change in software. As such, it cannot be addressed without issuing new hardware, meaning that, for the time...

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iOS 4.2.1 jailbroken, compatible Cydia store ready

Redmond Pie reports today that iOS 4.2.1 has been successfully jailbroken, and that a compatible version of Cydia will be available as soon as 4.2.1 reaches the public. This build of iOS can be jailbroken with Redsn0w version 0.9.6b2, the same used with iOS 4.1. The current version of Cydia is...

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TUAW Hands On: 4.2 jailbreak

powered by Fotopedia With nothing better to do (plus a few pending reviews that require a jailbreak), I decided to give the redsn0w 4.2 jailbreak a try. A 4.2 GM 2nd generation iPod touch was my test device. The jailbreak is not very hard to do: download a copy of the current 4.1 firmware (it's...

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