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Jailbreak Only: iPhone 3GS, Original iPad, iPod Touch (4G) All Untethered Under iOS 5.0.1
The famous iOS hacker @pod2g has recently updated his blog a number of times, noting that he has managed to apply an untethered jailbreak solution to his iPhone 3GS, original iPad and iPod touch (fourth generation), all of which are running iOS 5.0.1. The news comes following a previous update, in which @pod2g announced that he had been able to untether the iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1, also.
| December 14
Jailbreak Only: iOS 5.0.1 Also Reportedly Untethered - Safe To Update?
In a recent Twitter update, iOS hacker and Chronic Dev-Team member @pod2g announced that iOS 5.0.1 has also been untethered, noting that it is safe for jailbreak fans to update to the current version of Apple's mobile operating system.
| December 12
Jailbreak Only: Untethered iOS 5 Solution Is Video Demoed - But Are We Any Closer To A Release?
Back in November, @pod2g (an iOS hacker) posted a Twitter update noting that a bug had be found that could untether iOS 5. Following this, @p0sixninja of the Chronic Dev-Team confirmed that this exploit is indeed legitimate, but added that it's being kept "highly guarded" for the time being. Now, a video has been uploaded to @pod2g's YouTube channel, demonstrating the untethered jailbreak solution on an iOS device running iOS 5.
| December 9
Jailbreak Only: New Redsn0w To Utilize SHSH Blobs - Save Them Now
In a number of Twitter updates which hit the Web earlier today, iPhone Dev-Team member @MuscleNerd confirmed that the upcoming version of redsn0w will make use of users' SHSH blobs for iOS 5.0+. Furthermore, he advised jailbreak fans to save their SHSH blobs using TinyUmbrella (if they haven't already).
| December 9
The Chronic Dev Team Has Already Received 10 Million Crash Reports From Jailbreak Fans
In a recent Twitter update, Joshua Hill (@p0sixninja) of the Chronic Dev Team has announced that already 10 million crash reports have been submitted by jailbreak fans via the Chronic-Dev Crash Reporter.
| December 4
Our Favorite Dev Teams Discuss Untethered iOS 5 Jailbreak, iPhone 4S Unlock
Today has definitely been an interesting day for the jailbreak community. Both the Chronic Dev Team and the iPhone Dev-Team have made announcements regarding the untethered iOS 5 jailbreak and iPhone 4S unlock, and the good news is that solutions for both are in the works and will, at some point, become available.
| November 27
Jailbreak Only: iPhone Dev-Team To Merge PwnageTool And Redsn0w
Today, iPhone Dev-Team member @MuscleNerd announced (via Twitter) that the team is working on merging PwnageTool and redsn0w together, and creating a jailbreak tool that will be compatible with iOS 5.
| October 12
Jailbreak Only: iPhone Dev-Team Releases Improved Version Of Redsn0w
The iPhone Dev-Team has released a new and improved version of redsn0w, its popular jailbreak tool. Now, users of the software can take advantage of a variety of exciting features, including the ability to kick an iOS device out of recovery mode, and support for those all-important SHSH blobs.
| September 19
Jailbreak Only: iPhone Dev-Team Updates Redsn0w, Now Supports iOS 5 Beta 4
Following the release of iOS 5 beta 4, the iPhone Dev-Team updated its redsn0w jailbreak software. Now, the latest version of redsn0w has the ability to jailbreak iOS devices running the fourth beta version of iOS 5.
| July 23
Bad News, Jailbreak Fans: OTA Software Updates Don't Work On Jailbroken iOS Devices
Yesterday, Apple released the fourth beta version of iOS 5, which was available to download "over-the-air." However, a recent Twitter update by iPhone Dev-Team member @MuscleNerd notes that these OTA updates are currently not compatible with jailbroken iOS devices. He notes that the limitation is "almost like a present from Apple."
| July 23
You Can Safely Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3, Just Use The New Version Of Redsn0w
Great news, jailbreak fans: The latest beta version of iOS 5 (beta 3, which was released yesterday) can already be jailbroken using the iPhone Dev-Team's redsn0w. While a previous version of the app didn't quite work, the Dev-Team updated redsn0w (0.9.8b2) and the jailbreak now works perfectly.
| July 12
JailbreakMe: Fix For Camera Connection Kit To Hit Cydia Tomorrow
The online jailbreak solution JailbreakMe has the ability to “liberate” a variety of iOS devices, including the iPad 2. But in the process, the Web-based jailbreak also screws a few things up, namely Apple’s Camera Connection Kit. Fortunately, @comex has recently announced (via Twitter) that a fix for this issue will hit Cydia tomorrow, which is great news.
| July 8
Confirmed: Apple To Address PDF Vulnerability In Upcoming Software Update
An Apple representative has recently confirmed that the company will soon release a software update, which addresses the PDF exploit utilised by @comex' JailbreakMe solution.
| July 7
Jailbreak Only: PDF Patcher 2 - Fix The PDF Exploit JailbreakMe Utilizes
Earlier today, the jailbreak mastermind @comex released JailbreakMe 3.0 - an online, Web based jailbreak solution that even supports the second generation iPad. Now, we're hearing that @comex has also released PDF Patcher 2 in Cydia: A jailbreak package that fixes the PDF exploit JailbreakMe takes advantage of.
| July 6
Rumor: JailbreakMe Could Launch Tomorrow, According To Leaked Email
A supposed email conversation between @comex and MultiMediaWill (the guy who apparently leaked the JailbreakMe PDF) has hit the Web, in which it is noted that JailbreakMe 3.0 will launch tomorrow.
| July 4
JailbreakMe Domain Up For Sale, But Comex Doesn't Actually Own It
This weekend, it was revealed that the domain for JailbreakMe (that is, "http://JailbreakMe.com") was up for sale via GoDaddy, which left many wondering whether @comex' online jailbreak solution was ever going to be released, following the PDF's leak earlier in the week. Now, @comex has acknowledged the sale via Twitter, claiming that he does not own the domain, and that he is not the person "who put it on GoDaddy."
| July 4
Comex Updates JailbreakMe, But Don't Get Too Excited
The famous jailbreak mastermind, @comex, has recently updated JailbreakMe - the online jailbreak solution, which has previously launched twice. For a while now, many have expected @comex to relaunch JailbreakMe with added support for iOS 4.3.3 and possibly even the second generation iPad. However, as of this moment, no such update has taken place.
| June 28
You Can Already Jailbreak iOS 5 Using Existing Tools
Good news, jailbreak developers: Apple's recently released iOS 5 beta 2 software update can already be jailbroken using the existing version of redsn0w (a jailbreak solution provided by the iPhone Dev-Team).
| June 25
Comex Confirms: JailbreakMe 3.0 Will Be Compatible With iPad 2, iOS 4.2.1-4.3.3
In a recent Twitter post, jailbreak mastermind @comex confirmed that JailbreakMe 3.0 will be compatible with the iPad 2, running iOS 4.2.1-4.3.3.
| June 22
Could P0sixninja Demo iPhone 5 Jailbreak In The UK This September?
Later this year, a jailbreak conference called "MyGreatFest" is happening in Old London Town (we already told you about this, remember?). While the conference is set to play host to a variety of influential speakers - including Jay Freeman (@saurik) and Joshua Hill (@p0sixninja) - the latter "hacker" could release a jailbreak solution for the iPhone 5 at the event.
| June 22
Another Jailbreak Solution For iOS 5 Hits The Web - Sn0wbreeze
Following the release of redsn0w for iOS 5, @iH8sn0w has released a new version of sn0wbreeze, which also supports the first beta version of Apple’s upcoming software update. The news hit the Web hours ago, via @iH8sn0w’s Twitter account.
| June 13