Jailbreak

Jailbreaking is a process of software modification that removes many limitations on iOS software. Typically achieved with the help of a third party jailbreak application, it is generally best suited for advanced users who know what they’re doing and why they want to jailbreak.

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Redsn0w 0.9.11b1 Allows for Downgrading iOS 5.1 to 5.0.1

May 11, 2012 - 6 Comments
Redsn0w 0.9.11b1 allows for downgrading iOS

Unhappy with iOS 5.1 and tethered booting a jailbroken device? A new version of the redsn0w jailbreak utility allows users to downgrade their iOS hardware from iOS 5.1 to iOS 5.0.1, allowing for a return to an untethered jailbreak with the previous iOS version. Perhaps most significantly, the redsnow assisted downgrade works on all A5-equipped … Read More

Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with Redsn0w

May 7, 2012 - 58 Comments
Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with Redsn0w

iOS 5.1.1 was just released by Apple and believe it or not has already been jailbroken for some A4 devices. The jailbreak remains tethered, for the uninitiated that means each time the iOS device is rebooted it will need to connect to a computer and boot with the assistance of redsn0w. Compatibility for this jailbreak … Read More

Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 Includes iPhone SAM Unlock Preservation

Apr 23, 2012 - 2 Comments
Redsn0w 0.9.10b8

Right alongside the new SAM iPhone unlock method is an updated version of Redsn0w which helps users preserve their unlock. Dubbed Redsn0w 0.9.10b8, the updated release does not include any new jailbreaks and is only useful for individuals looking to save an iPhone unlock achieved through the Subscriber Artificial Module spoof method. Download Redsn0w 0.9.10b8 … Read More

Unlock Any iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, or iPhone 3GS Right Now with SAM

Apr 23, 2012 - 106 Comments
iPhone unlocked using T-Mobile as carrier

A new unlock method has been discovered that works on every iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 3GS running iOS 5, iOS 5.0.1, and even iOS 5.1, the only requirement is the iPhone must be jailbroken already. If you’re already jailbroke go ahead, otherwise here are guides to jailbreak iOS 5.1 and another guide for … Read More

iPad 3 Jailbroken Already

Mar 16, 2012 - 6 Comments
Jailbroken iPad 3

The new iPad 3 is barely getting into peoples hands but has already been jailbroken by renowned hacker @MuscleNerd (BTW, you can follow us on Twitter too). At this point, it’s more a proof of concept and MuscleNerd cautions it’s “Just a first step, still lots of work to do!” There is no estimate on … Read More

How to Jailbreak iOS 5.1 with Redsn0w [Tethered]

Mar 8, 2012 - 84 Comments
Just Boot Tethered redsn0w

A version of Redsn0w has been released to jailbreak iOS 5.1 tethered. While easy to do and easy to reverse, be sure to understand the difference between a tethered and untethered jailbreak. Put simply, tethered means the device must be connected to a computer to boot properly and become usable. Some consider this annoying and … Read More

Redsn0w 0.9.10b6 Tethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.1 Available to Download

Mar 8, 2012 - 36 Comments
Redsn0w 0.9.10b6

The latest version of iOS 5.1 is already jailbroken thanks to the iPhone Dev Team’s newest release of Redsn0w. The jailbreak is tethered however, meaning that each time the iOS device is rebooted it will need to be connected to a computer running redsn0w for boot assistance. iBooks doesn’t yet work either, but an update … Read More

Install iOS ’86 Theme on iPhone & iPod touch

Feb 22, 2012 - 17 Comments
iOS 86

Remember that retro iOS ’86 concept theme for iPhone that popped up recently? We were hoping it would become an iOS theme, and it has. To use the iOS 86 theme you’ll need to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 5.0.1, here is how to do that with absinthe for iPhone 4S, or … Read More

Make an Active Console Log the Background Wallpaper of iPad or iPhone

Feb 11, 2012 - 7 Comments
WallpaperLog for iOS

A new free app will soon be available on the Cydia store that puts an active Console log as the background wallpaper of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, giving you an overview of all low level events going on with iOS on the device. WallpaperLog will be a free download on Cydia. Of course, … Read More

Theme the iPhone to Look Like Android, Windows, Kindle, WebOS, and More

Feb 3, 2012 - 12 Comments
iPhone Themes

Bored with how your iPhone looks? If you have it jailbroken, you can install iPhone themes and make the device look a lot different than iOS by using an app called Dreamboard. If you haven’t jailbroken yet, backup the iPhone and then proceed with Absinthe for iPhone 4S on iOS 5.0.1 or Redsn0w for iOS … Read More

Absinthe Jailbreak Updated to 0.4 with Bug Fixes & PPC Mac Support

Feb 1, 2012 - 52 Comments
Absinthe Greenpoison Jailbreak Tool for iOS 5.0.1

The Absinthe Greenpoison jailbreak utility for A5 based iOS hardware has been updated to version 0.4, fixing several bugs and adding support for PPC Mac users and those running Mac OS X 10.5 on either Intel or PPC platforms. This version is aimed at new users, and if you already have the jailbreak installed on … Read More

You Can Install Siri on iPad 2 with Spire

Jan 26, 2012 - 34 Comments
Siri on iPad 2

You can now run Siri directly on the iPad 2, thanks to the recent A5 jailbreak and a few third party tools. While Siri works as expected and will answer your questions and inquiries, getting this all put together isn’t exactly for the impatient and it’s a somewhat lengthy procedure with a fair amount of … Read More

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