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Redsn0w jailbreaking tool updated to support iOS 5.1

March 8th, 2012

It hadn’t even been 24 hours since Apple released iOS 5.1, and the hacking community has already let loose the first tethered jailbreaking tool for the updated OS. According to Redmond Pie, the iPhone Dev Team has updated Redsn0w to allow users to jailbreak their iOS 5.1 devices. The jailbreak is tethered, however, so users will be …

iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak coming soon [video]

January 16th, 2012

On Monday, iOS hacker pod2g posted a video of a jailbroken iPhone 4S on his blog. The device is running iOS 5.0.1 and is able to reboot without connecting to a computer, also known as an “untethered” jailbreak. The hack was done by Chronic Dev Team member DHowett, with Pod2g indicating a release is coming …

redsn0w jailbreak tool now available for iOS 4.3.4, with a catch

July 19th, 2011

Apple released iOS 4.3.4 on Friday in an effort to fix a security vulnerability that was present on both the iPhone and the iPad. The fix was supposed to prevent hackers from using a PDF security hole to jailbreak both devices. That didn’t quite work. The next day iPhone Dev Team was able to route …

iOS 4.3.3 jailbreak now available with redsn0w

May 6th, 2011

The infamous Dev Team announced on Thursday evening that redsn0w has been updated to support Apple’s latest version of iOS, 4.3.3. For the third iOS update in a row, the Dev Team says it has been able to use the same exploit to jailbreak iOS. The Team wonders aloud why Apple hasn’t addressed this issue yet, …

Jailbreak now available for Apple's iOS 4.3.2 software

April 19th, 2011

The infamous Dev Team has just released the first publicly available untethered jailbreak solution for iOS 4.3.2. Redsn0w version 0.9.6rc14 will jailbreak the iPhone 4 (GSM and CDMA), iPhone 3GS and iPad, as well as third and fourth-generation iPod touch models. Unfortunately, the iPad 2 still isn’t supported but the Dev Team maintains that it …

Dev-Team jailbreaks iOS 4 with PwnageTool 4.0

June 22nd, 2010

Short and sweet was the amount of time it took the iPhone Dev-Team to jailbreak iOS 4, at least as far the previous generation of Apple iHardware is concerned. Adding to yesterday’s release of redsn0w beta, PwnageTool 4.0 was set free this afternoon and promises to jailbreak/hacktivate devices provided a specific set of criteria are …

Jailbreak and unlock iPhone OS 3.0.1 today

August 1st, 2009

Those of you who abstained from updating your iPhones to OS 3.0.1 for the sake of keeping your device jailbroken and/or unlocked will be pleased to know you apparently have nothing to worry about. The iPhone Dev Team is reporting that the same versions of redsn0w and ultrasn0w that worked for OS 3.0 are fully …

Say hello to redsn0w

April 9th, 2009

Well lookie what we have here, iPod Touch owners. As exciting as the upcoming 3.0 OS is, and as much as we know you can’t wait to pay for it while iPhone users get it for free, we all know that most of the desirable capabilities brought about by 3.0 are already available — if …

redsn0w almost a go; Dev Team demos iPod Touch 2G jailbreak

January 18th, 2009

So let it be written, so let it be done. MuscleNerd of the iPhone Dev Team took a few minutes out of his busy day of freeing Apple products to demo some iPod Touch 2G jailbreak goodness via Qik. For those who missed it, the video is above and a quick follow up video answering …