iOS jailbreak repositories close as user interest wanes

A few years ago jailbreaking your iPhone was all the rage. The cat-and-mouse game of hackers versus Apple was great fun and some of the open source products available to jailbreakers – namely th

Hackers release proof-of-concept Nintendo Switch jailbreak

In what amounts to an innocuous but important proof-of-concept, a hacker called qwertyoruiopz has released a pseduo-jailbreak that allows you to run arbitrary code on the Nintendo Switch. The interest

The new Apple TV has been jailbroken

The Pangu hacking team, best known as the team that delivered the first public jailbreak for iOS 9 devices, has done it again: this time, the hackers have released a jailbreak for the 4th generation

Extensify lets you “tweak” your iOS apps without jailbreaking

A newly launched “tweak store” called Extensify gives iOS users an alternative to jailbreaking their devices by offering a simpler way to install modified versions of popular third-part

Apple’s iOS 9.1 Shuts Down The Pangu Hacking Team’s Jailbreak

Well, that was fast! Only days after the first public jailbreak for iOS 9 devices hit the web, it appears that Apple has closed two of the exploits used by the Chinese hacking team Pangu, whose unteth

You Can Now Jailbreak Your iOS 9 Devices (But You Probably Shouldn’t)

Over the years, Apple has introduced features to its mobile operating system, iOS, that made jailbreaking your device in order to customize and tweak your phone or tablet less appealing. Users now can

This Is How iPad Multitasking Should Look

Even after Jony Ive took the helm of the entire user experience at Apple and redesigned iOS, multitasking has remained an area that leaves us wanting. But a new jailbreak tweak brings all the brillian

Evasi0n Jailbreak Group Drops Pirate App Store TaiG

In a short letter to the jailbreak community, the <a target="_blank" href="http://evasi0n.com/l2.html">Evasi0n group has announced</a> they are refusing to distribute <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.

Partnership With Chinese App Store Shines A Light On The Hidden World Of Jailbreak Groups

Jailbreak releases for new iOS products are major events. In the early years, release teams would celebrate major holidays with a new jailbreak or SIM unlock and millions of anxious users would rush f

iOS 7 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available

A team of iOS programmers called <a target="_blank" href="http://evasi0n.com/">Evasi0n</a> have jailbroken that latest iPhone/iPod/iPad operating system, iOS 7.0.4. Jailbreaking allows uses to install

From Jailbreaks To App Store Awards, Developers Grow Up iPhone

“This is going to sound a little odd,” Ari Weinstein says, “but when I was a kid coding…was a lot harder.” Ari Weinstein is just 19. He’s about to start as a freshm

Redbox Instant, The Netflix Competitor Launched This Week, Won’t Run On Jailbroken iOS Devices

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.redboxinstant.com/">Redbox Instant</a>, the video-streaming service that <a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/130314/p49#a130314p49">arrived</a> to the

Evasi0n By The Numbers: 2 Days In, Cydia Usage Jumps To Over 4M Devices, Jailbreak Website Sees 5M Uniques

You would be forgiven if you thought jailbreaking was dead. There hadn't been a good, untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 running the current version of the iOS operating system for some ti

Following Jailbreak, Files Uncovered In iPad Filesystem Hint At New Streaming Radio Functionality

New files possibly pointing to a forthcoming, Apple streaming radio service - or at least new functionality - have been discovered in the iPad's file system. The files include a button icon with a pic

“Evasi0n” Overloads Servers As Over 270,000 People Download The New Jailbreak For iOS 6.0/6.1 Devices, Including iPhone 5

Jailbreaking has returned, and already servers are overloaded. Today, a group of iOS hackers styling themselves as <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/evad3rs">the Evad3rs team</a> has releas

Apple Releases iOS 6.1 Into The Wild With Support For More LTE Carriers, Siri Movie Ticket Purchasing

Heads-up, Apple fanatics: in case bog-standard iOS 6 is starting to feel a bit long in the tooth, Apple has just released its iOS 6.1 update out into the wild for the iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches

Behind The Scenes Of The iPhone 5 Jailbreak

Technically speaking, the iPhone 5 is already jailbroken. You're just not allowed to have it yet. The reason for this is because one of the bugs that contributes to a functional jailbreak is so good,

Mac OS Spotted “Running” On A Jailbroken Microsoft Surface RT

Well that didn't take long. <a target="_blank" href="http://img.ly/rGG8">Here's</a> Mac OS running (well, it's emulated) on a Microsoft Surface. Blasphemy? Awesome? Hard to say. Now that <a target="

iPhone 5 Jailbroken According To iOS Hacker @chpwn

<a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/chpwn">Grant Paul</a> AKA @chpwn has posted the first screenshots of a jailbroken iPhone 5, taller screens and all. While the method isn't public yet, chpw

That Was Fast: iOS 6 Developer Beta Has Already Been Jailbroken

Apple's Scott Forstall officially introduced the world to iOS 6 less than 24 hours ago, and already it seems like an intrepid hacker has managed to jailbreak it. MuscleNerd (of iPhone Dev Team fame
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