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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iPad 3 Jailbroken Already

Mar 16, 2012 - 6 Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

iPhone 4S & iPad 2 Jailbreak Tool Absinthe Updated to 0.3 [Download Links]

Jan 23, 2012 - 14 Comments

The A5 jailbreak tool Greenpois0n Absinthe has been updated to version 0.3, the third release is relatively minor but includes a few bug fixes and adds support for Linux. As before and as the name implies, the app focuses on jailbreaking A5 based hardware only, meaning the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, both of which … Read More

Greenpois0n Absinthe A5 Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 Updated to v0.2 [Download Links]

Jan 21, 2012 - 82 Comments

The Greenpois0n Absinthe A5 jailbreak utility for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on iOS 5 has been updated to version 0.2, and now includes a Windows release alongside the Mac OS X version. In addition to bringing the jailbreak to Windows PC’s, the new version aims to resolve some of the earlier database problems, white … Read More

Fix “Error Establishing Database a Connection” When Using Absinthe

Jan 20, 2012 - 85 Comments

Some users with the new Greenpois0n Absinthe jailbreak for A5 hardware are encountering a database error when they are at the end of their jailbreak and trying to launch Absinthe on the device itself. If you see the “Error establishing a database connection” at this stage in the process, it’s easy to fix: Launch “Settings” … Read More

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4S & iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 with Absinthe

Jan 20, 2012 - 128 Comments

The newly released and highly anticipated Absinthe A5 jailbreak is the first public jailbreak for iPhone 4S users and the first jailbreak for iPad 2 with iOS 5. If you’ve been waiting for an untethered jailbreak for either device with iOS 5, this is it, and it’s very easy to use. Absinthe is compatible with … Read More

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