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

“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

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,

Apple Hires iPhone Hacker Nicholas Allegra (@Comex)

Apple has just hired yet another member of the iPhone jailbreaking community, Nicholas Allegra, also known as "<a href="https://twitter.com/#!/comex">@comex</a>" on Twitter. Allegra is best known for

Greenpois0n Strikes Again, For Apple TV Too

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/greenpois0n-rc6.jpg" />With the latest <a href="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/10/13/ios-4-1-jailbreak-greenpois0n-goes-live-for-linux-

Apple TV Gets Included In Pwnage Jailbreak Tool

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/RAINBOWS.jpg" />The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/Apple-TV/">Apple TV</a> only came out a month and a half ago, and it's already

Gamepad Turns Your iPhone/iPod Into A Game Boy

It’s pretty much an accepted fact that the iPhone is a great mobile gaming platform. What is also accepted is that the controls are somewhat less then optimal for some kinds of games. Enter the

Apple on the defensive: Jailbreaking your iPhone may be legal but it'll still void your warranty

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/jailbreakapple.jpg" />No idea how this will fly in court, but here we go. <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/apple/">Apple</a> says t

The User's Manifesto: in defense of hacking, modding, and jailbreaking

There’s a trend that’s been disturbing me lately. When the topic of modding or jailbreaking comes up — say, in the wake of the iPad announcement, or Sony’s restrictive PS3 upda

Buy.com selling unlocked iPhones for a price

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/unlockediphone-620x276.jpg">Don't feel like dealing with <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/jailbreak/">jailbreaking </a>you iPhone a

Dev-Team getting closer to releasing redsn0w, the iPod touch 2G jailbreaking app

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/ipt2gmt.jpg">The infamous Dev-Team dropped a big hint in the form of an image a few days ago that the hacker group was developing an iPod

With iPhone 3G official, we ask: what about the jailbreaking community?

Relax, it’s over, we came out of it alright. The iPhone 3G is officialized, and it’s pretty hot. Not just the faster speeds and real GPS, but the forthcoming apps and low price tag make it

Guess who just got an iPhone?

Meeeeeee. I sure as heck didn’t pay for it, but some strings were pulled and now I have one to pet heavily for the next couple weeks. Maybe now Biggs will shut up and not whip his out every two

Help-Key: How to really jailbreak your 16 or 32GB iPod Touch for 1.1.4

Last week, while trying to write a Help-Key on jailbreaking an iPod Touch with 1.1.4, I bricked my iPod. It was out of commission for a couple of days. Since then, I’ve got it up and on its feet

Ziphone brings one-touch Jailbreaking to iPhone 1.1.4; Not so much the Touch

When Apple released the 1.1.4 firmware to the iPhone and iPod Touch-owning public earlier in the week, there was much excitement over who was going to be the first to jailbreak it. Well, it turns out

Fastest Jailbreaking app yet released

Another day, another way to Jailbreak a 1.1.3 iPhone. And that’s the iPhone, the touch isn’t supported yet. But this promises to be the easiest and fastest way to Jailbreak your iPhone yet

Jailbroken iPhones, iPod Touches not working with forthcoming SDK?

The guys over at iPhone Atlas have a pretty good point in today’s blog, namely that those of you rushing to Jailbreak your 1.1.3 iPhones and iPod Touches might just be screwing yourselves later,

Jailbreak software for 1.1.3 iPod Touches, iPhones released

[photopress:jail.jpg,full,center]Just a quick note: those of us waiting for an easy way to Jailbreak our 1.1.3-firmware-toting iPhones or iPod Touches have to wait no longer, as the Dev Team has relea