iOS 4.2.1 Jailbreak Now Available, Tethered for Some Devices [redsn0w]

Soon after the iOS 4.2.1 update for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch was released to the public on Monday, the iPhone Dev-Team released a software jailbreak named “redsn0w” that allows users to customize their devices beyond Apple’s restrictions. The Dev-Team explains on its blog that the latest jailbreak was nice and quick thanks to previous exploits such as “pwnage … Read More

Install Android on your iPhone 2G or 3G Using Cydia [Jailbreak]

Install Android on iPhone

Around 7 months ago there was a flurry of videos on YouTube of people jailbreaking and installing Android on their iPhone. Some were fake, but eventually a real one emerged. And Hacker “planetbeing” showed us all an iPhone 2G running Android! David Wong even showed us a way to dual boot an iPhone with both iPhone OS (as it was … Read More

Greenpois0n Jailbreak tool for Mac Now Available

Use a Mac? Want to get your iOS jailbreak on but don’t want to use Limera1n for whatever reason? Fear not, Greenpois0n for Mac just landed over at! The website’s currently experiencing a fair amount of traffic so keep hitting those refresh buttons if you have any problems downloading, but it will work. To recap, Greenpois0n can be used to … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for all future A4 firmwares : MuscleNerd

It’s been a good week for all iOS jailbreak fans, with the release of both Limera1n and Greenpois0n in a matter of days. Today, the Dev Team member MuscleNerd commented that the jailbreaks for future versions of iOS are going to keep on coming! A tweet from the aforementioned MuscleNerd claims that the jailbreak kings may have discovered a way … Read More

Limera1n jailbreak tool for Mac Available for Download


Geohot recently released Limera1n jailbreak tool for Windows users and was constantly updating the Beta version to fix the known issues. The release of Limera1n forced The Chronic Dev Team to delay the availability of their jailbreaking software for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad called Greenpois0n. The official website of Limera1n was updated on Thursday with the new Mac version … Read More

Jailbreaking iPhone 4 With LimeRa1n for iOS 4.1

Wow, never have I followed such controversy as I have this week. First the Chronic Dev Team announce a release date for GreenPois0n, something that I and many other iPhone 4 owners have been waiting for. Then Geohot appears from out of nowhere to release LimeRa1n an alternative jailbreak tool that uses a different exploit to GreenPois0n. Well that’s great … Read More

Limera1n Jailbreak for iOS 4.1 Released. Greenpois0n delayed?

The iOS 4.1 jailbreak scene in the last one week has drawn a lot of media attention. The jailbreaking team had been posting teaser videos and updates about SHAtter exploit for iOS which lead to an increase in anticipation for all those who have been wanting to jailbreak their iOS devices using Greenpois0n. Greenpois0n, the jailbreak tool developed by The … Read More

Greenpois0n Jailbreak tool for iOS 4.1 Releasing Tomorrow

UPDATE: Limera1n jailbreak released. Greenpois0n delayed? If you’re been holding off updating to iOS 4.1 until a jailbreak was available, you won’t be waiting long – Greenpois0n is slated for release on Sunday, 10/10/10 at, 10:10! Dev-Team member Joshua Hill tweeted recently, saying that all is going well and everyone should be able to jailbreak Apple’s latest iOS this weekend. Good … Read More

iOS 4.1 jailbreak for iPhone 3GS, 3G and iPod touch [Sn0wbreeze]

If you’re a windows user and want to jailbreak your iPhone 3GS, 3G or the third gen iPod touch then you can use the latest tool released by iH8sn0w. Sn0wbreeze, jailbreaking software for windows, enables you to jailbreak your iPhone and iPod touch. It allows you to create custom firmware for iOS 4.1 and then update and jailbreak your device. … Read More

Why did I Jailbreak my iPhone 4

jailbreak iPhone 4

When I invested in my iPhone 4 it was my first foray into into Apple’s cell phones. I had used both an Apple iPad and iPod Touch before so I pretty much knew what I was letting myself in for. I also knew what a big investment it was going to be but after years of frustration with my various … Read More

Apple Patent For Locking “Unauthorised Users” Out of Devices

Apple has filed a patent for methodology which allows iOS devices to be deactivate themselves, limit services, or completely wipe their storage based on set criteria. One of those criteria is loosely termed “hacking”. Which some take to mean jailbreak. Other impressive sounding options in Apple’s patent is the ability for an iOS device to recognise users by image recognition or … Read More

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.0.2 with PwnageTool

Apple recently released an update for iOS 4.0 users who were exposed to a pdf file security threat and if you have already upgraded your iPhone 3GS and wish you jailbreak it again then you can use the unofficial release of PwnageTool. Redmond Pie has published a detailed walkthrough of the entire process which can be easily followed to jailbreak … Read More

“Jailbreaking” Declared Legal in US Today

Every three years the Library of Congress’ Copyright Office reviews a 1998 law which is designed to prevent content from being copied, or used in ways by users that the licensees would not approve of. In other words laws that protect record companies from us, the evil users! One of the ideas behind the review, however, is to allow the … Read More

iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone and iOS 3.2.1 for iPad Kills Jailbreak

Apple today released software updates for iPhone and iPad. iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4, 3GS, 3G improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display. iOS 3.2.1 for iPad addresses WiFi issues, adds Bing search engine to Safari and fixes bugs to improve overall performance. If you have jailbroken your iPhone or iPad then you should not update … Read More

The iPhone OS Jailbreak Debate

I mentioned in a previous article (WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors) I had the opportunity recently to use a jailbroken iPod Touch. A friend of mine, who is a bit more of a tinkerer than I am, decided he would strike out down that adventurous path and see what happened. It was a second generation Touch he fully expects to … Read More