jailbreak

  • iSlsk SoulSeek application brings P2P file-sharing to iPhone

    All of you with a jailbroken iPhone should check out iSlsk (it’s on Big Boss), an application that connects your little wonderdevice to the SoulSeek file-sharing network. SoulSeek, for the uninitiated, has plenty of rare music files from which to choose; all types of files can be found on there, but music is definitely its fort√©. While you can’t upload files using the application… Read More

  • Help-Key: Activating, SIM unlocking and jailbreaking an iPhone the very, very easy way.

    [photopress:Picture_51.jpg,full,center] I’ve been keeping up with jailbreaking the iPod Touch here on the Help-Keys, and I know its helped a lot of people to open up their hardware. Make no mistake, the iPod Touch is one of the most outstanding pieces of hardware I’ve ever seen, and the work the various hackers developers have been doing with it is amazing. I also feel the iPhone… Read More

  • Hey, CrunchGear readers! Guess who bricked his iPod Touch trying to write a feature?

    [photopress:ipodtouch_1.jpg,full,center] It’s me! And I can’t get it out of “Restore” mode. Be careful when Jailbreaking, friends! Read More

  • Help-Key: Jailbreak the 16GB iPod Touch with 1.1.4

    For Help-Key this week (now on Thursday’s, just like LOST), I’d planned to show you how to Jailbreak a 16GB iPod Touch, the one thing the automatic Jailbreaking apps can’t do yet, but I ended up bricking mine. Fortunately, I found a video that details exactly how to do it, and it seems to work fine. While I continue to try to reset mine to factory condition, please enjoy… Read More

  • Jailbreaking 1.1.4 firmware

    Just went through a bit of trouble with the 1.1.4 firmware. I had to restore to the unadulterated 1.1.4 firmware and then restore from backup to get it to work. I used iJailbreak, which worked just fine. What I don’t show is a failed update, but if that happens to you just restore completely and use the breaker of your choice to crack 1.1.4. Read More

  • CrunchGear exclusive: Firmware 1.1.4 to be Jailbroken today!

    If you’re like me, you’re putting off upgrading your iPhone to 1.1.4 until the iJailbreaking software is ready. But we might not have to wait long. We got in touch with a couple of the people behind the Jailbreaking software and they said they should have a method to Jailbreak 1.1.4 for iPhone by tonight. That’s less than a day after the update has been released. The iPod… Read More

  • Exclusive: iJailBreak Mobile released: upgrade your Jailbroken iPod Touch, iPhone over the air!

    [photopress:1131.jpg,full,center] It’s Jailbreak day here on CrunchGear, as another app has just been released, and it’s the easiest to use yet, as it’s an over the air updater for previously Jailbroken iPod Touches and iPhones, and the best part is you can do it without a computer at all. If you’re iPhone or Touch isn’t jailbroken yet, this isn’t for you. Read More

  • More Jailbreaking goodness coming very, very soon?

    We’re hearing rumors around the inboxen that there will be yet another way to Jailbreak iPhones and iPod Touches released either later tonight or early tomorrow. It’s an OTA upgrade, meaning you download and install the app over Wi-Fi. We’ll let you know when we know more. Read More

  • Easy iJailbreak realeased for OS X

    Attention, iPhone and iPod Touch owners: iJailbreak for 1.1.3 is out today. It’s a fairly simple and straightforward way to upgrade to the 1.1.3 firmware while keeping your handheld open. It works on any Jailbroken iPod Touch or iPhone running 1.1.1 or 1.1.2. If you’ve upgraded to 1.1.3, you’ll need to downgrade and Jailbreak first. The installation is automated and takes… Read More

  • Unlock your iPhone with some $30 sim card trickery

    Okay, so apparently you can attach this thing to the existing SIM card inside your iPhone and it’ll filter all the info that’s passed back and forth, effectively unlocking your iPhone somehow. According to the rough English on Brando’s website, these are the features; attached to your SIM card to unlock iPhone unlocking iPhone v1.1.2 firwmares So if you’re looking to… Read More

  • Jailbreak for OS X

    Mac OS Xers can now get their jailbreak on. All the fun starts here. Read More

  • Help-Key: How to Jailbreak your iPod Touch with 1.1.2

    The biggest problem I had with the iPhone, some readers will recall, was the actual phone portion. I thought it was a fantastic Web device and a super iPod, but the phone side didn’t tickle me at all. That’s why when the iPod Touch was announced, I was all over it. The hardware is fantastic, and while Steve and company have announced that early next year third party app support… Read More

  • 1.1.2 Jailbreak released

    So, how about those Mets. They were robbed, right? So we had some lasagna last night. I made it with these freeze-dried noodle things. You just put the noodles in the ‘zagna and cook it up. They actually become soft like regular noodles and you don’t even have to worry about cooking them and putting them into the dish. It was really easy. Also, they have a 1.1.2 firmware jailbreak… Read More

  • 1.1.2 iPod Touch firmware jailbroken

    Yawn. It’s not even a challenge any more. A few hours after its unofficial release — seriously, this firmware isn’t even out yet and it’s already broken — haxors have jailbroken it, peed inside its Media folder, and used the built in security as a hand towel. No details yet, but soon. 1.1.2 iPod touch Jailbroken–before its official release! [TUAW] Read More

  • iPhone firmware 1.1.2 coming at you tomorrow: Beware, unlockers

    Tomorrow could mark yet another showdown between Apple and the iPhone unlockers. Firmware 1.1.2 “drops” (look, I’m using words that young people use!) tomorrow on iTunes and brings only the slightest of changes, including better special character support. Yes, boring, I know. The real fun is that it’ll probably re-lock, if not brick, jailbroken iPhones. That will lead… Read More

  • iPhone 1.1.1 Firmware? You're all set, Mr. Hacker


    To jailbreak your 1.1.1 firmware iPhone or Touch, begin by gathering the following tools: A screwdriver A putty knife That blue stuff barbers put their combs in Pop Rocks A couple in 18th-century ball garb 2 cans of Lestoil A sense of wonder The tail of a gilded Tibetan Wombeast Step 1 – Point your Safari browser on the Touch or iPhone to http://www.jailbreakme.com.
    Step 2 – Wait.
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  • Jailbreak your Touch with a touch of GUI

    13-year-old AriX wrote a GUI for jailbreaking the iPod Touch. That’s right — no more typing in weird commands and staring into space as your device gets bricked. I haven’t tested the product, but it looks to be fairly complete. Give it a go and let us know how it works. iJailbreak [for macintel]
    touchFree [for Windows]
    via TUAW Read More

  • How to Jailbreak but not activate/un-simlock your 1.1.1 iPhone

    The DevTeam so close to a fully-working 1.1.1 iPhone that I can taste here in my Brooklyn basement. Good on ‘em. Thus far they’ve Jailbroken the firmware and now have read/write access to the file system and can install AppTapp, which is absolutely great. That doesn’t mean you should try this on your non-AT&T iPhone, however, because they haven’t been able to… Read More