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Jailbreak Only: Corona 5.0.1 Untether Updated - Fixes iBooks, Improves Support For iPhone 4S
The jailbreak tweak Corona 5.0.1 Untether - which, once installed, can can convert a tethered jailbreak to an untethered jailbreak solution - has recently received a couple of updates.
| February 1
The Absinthe Greenpois0n Jailbreak Tool Arrives For Windows
That's right folks! Those of you with only Windows-based PCs can now jailbreak your A5-powered iDevices, iPhone 4S and iPad 2, running iOS 5.
| January 21
Jailbreakers Beware: Early Greenpois0n Issues With Camera Roll
Whether you have yet to apply the untethered "Absinthe" Greenpois0n jailbreak to your A5-powered iDevice or are wondering about some unexpected issues afterwards, we have new information to help you make sure things go as planned.
| January 20
Jailbreak Only: Pod2g Answers Common Questions In "A5 FAQ"
The iOS hacker hard at work developing a jailbreak solution for the iPhone 4S has updated his blog again, this time answering questions regarding his progress and the issues he has encountered in attempting to find an exploit for Apple's dual-core A5 processor.
| January 6
Chronic Dev Team Member Goes Into Detail, Discusses Recently Released Corona Package
The iOS hacker responsible for untethering our Apple A4 devices under iOS 5.0.1 has uploaded a post to his blog, in which the recently released exploit and package (called “Corona”) are discussed in-depth.
| January 4
Jailbreak Only: Redsn0w Updated - Now Fully Supports iOS 5.0.1
The iPhone Dev-Team has recently updated redsn0w, adding full support for iOS 5.0.1. The new version of the jailbreak tool, marked "redsn0w 0.9.9b9b," is available to download from the iPhone Dev-Team's website.
| December 19
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: 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: Latest Version Of Redsn0w "Explicitly Supports" iOS 5 Beta 7
The iPhone Dev-Team recently updated its jailbreak tool "redsn0w" to add support for iOS 5 beta 7. Importantly, the recently updated redsn0w "explicitly supports" the seventh beta version of iOS 5 (as noted by @MuscleNerd), meaning users don't have to point the application at iOS 5 beta 6 when jailbreaking iOS 5 beta 7.
| September 3
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
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
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
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
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