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Famed Jailbreak Hacker Arrested For Marijuana Possession While Travelling To SXSW
George “geohot” Hotz – the famed hacker responsible for unlocking the first-generation iPhone – was recently arrested for cannabis possession while en route to SXSW.
| March 15
Jailbreak Experts Comex, Geohot And Many More Spotted Together At DEFCON Party
This might make you feel like you're reading AppAdvice-TMZ for a minute, but you'll be thrilled to hear that many top jailbreakers made it to DEFCON this year in Las Vegas and took the occasion to meet.
| August 8
First iPhone Jailbreaker Goes Legit, Working For Facebook
The guy behind the LimeRa1n exploit is probably not going to be jailbreaking again anytime soon. George Hotz, otherwise known as GeoHot, is now a Facebook employee.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| June 26
Jailbreak Only: George "Geohot" Hotz To Release Untethered Solution For iOS 4.2.1?
George “geohot” Hotz, the mastermind behind the iOS 4.1 limera1n jailbreak tool, reportedly has an untethered solution for iOS 4.2.1. The information came to light in a Twitter conversation.
| January 3
Jailbreak Only: George "Geohot" Hotz Is Saving "Rubyra1n" For Another Day?
George “geohot” Hotz, the jailbreak mastermind responsible for limera1n, is also the proud owner of an interesting domain. The domain, http://rubyra1n.com, is not live – though it does point towards the release of a future jailbreak tool.
| December 29
Chronic Dev Team Releases Greenpois0n For Mac!
Great news, Mac OS X fans: the Chronic Dev Team has just released a Mac version of greenpois0n - the jailbreak tool which can "liberate" your iOS 4.1-running iDevice. Limera1n, too, is available in a Mac version. Both jailbreak tools take advantage of the same exploit. Read on to find out more...
| October 17
MuscleNerd: All Future A4 Firmware Versions Will Enjoy Untethered Jailbreak!
Earlier today, Dev-Team member MuscleNerd posted some interesting jailbreak-related news to his Twitter account. Currently, the Team thinks they may be able to jailbreak every future version of the iOS running on A4-powered devices. This should work until Apple fixes geohot's exploit on a hardware level. Read on to find out more...
| October 16
George Hotz Gets His Own Movie Trailer Spoof
Like him or not, George Hotz is undoubtedly a genius. Whatever Apple did, with new iOS versions and patches, he was able to work around it and jailbreak or unlock our iPhones over and over again. His fans have just put together a spoof trailer covering his accomplishments.
| October 13
New Jailbreak Works On Apple TV!
Yesterday, we told you about the release of limera1n: a jailbreak solution which is able to "liberate" iOS 4.1 devices. Today, we've heard limera1n can also jailbreak the recently released Apple TV - though, as of yet, there's not much point in doing so. Read on to find out why...
| October 10
Geohot Defies The Dev-Team - Releases The iOS 4.1 Jailbreak [Update: Video How-To]
In a surprising turn of events, George Hotz, the jailbreaker extraordinaire who long led the jailbreaking efforts and recently retired, has returned to the scene this weekend. There is a lot of controversy around his return, but let us cut to the chase. George Hotz just released Limera1n, a new jailbreak solution that works with iOS 4.1 and beyond.
| October 9
George Hotz Is Back With Untethered Jailbreak For Every iDevice (iPad Too?)
The incredible iPhone genius George Hotz has just announced on his blog that he has managed to develop an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone and iPod touch.
| March 26