Apple releases iOS 8.1.1–Jailbreakers stay away!

Nov 17th -

This afternoon Apple released iOS 8.1.1 with bug fixes and increased stability and performance improvements for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. You can download the update by opening

How to jailbreak iOS 8.0-8.1 with Pangu on your Mac

Nov 16th -

Pangu, the Jailbreak team from China who released the Windows only version of their Jailbreak tool in October also released a Mac version last week. Here’s a quick guide on how to use this version to Jailbreak your iOS device running iOS 8.0 – 8.1.x

iOS 7.1x jailbreak tool Pangu updated to version 1.2

Aug 12th -

The Pangu jailbreak tool was released just less than two months ago. Compatible with iOS devices running 7.1-7.1x, Pangu was originally only available for machines running Windows, but was updated to include

iOS 7.1.1 untethered Jailbreak tool, Pangu updated to support Mac

Jul 8th -

We were all caught off guard when the unannounced, untethered jailbreak tool, Pangu was released for iOS devices running 7.1.1.  In addition to the timing of the release, we were also surprised Pangu provided the option to install 25PP, a third party app store popular with Chinese users, and was also only available to those running Windows computers. Pangu […]

Jailbreak released today for iOS 7.1.1

Jun 23rd -

The jb community got a surprise announcement today with a newly released jailbreak tool for iOS 7.1.1. That’s right, out of nowhere!

From the forums, this week at iSource

Dec 13th -

We discussed all sorts of different topics in the forums this week. If you haven’t stopped by yet, here’s what you missed–Favorite iPad apps. Will updating your iPhone to the latest firmware lose your jailbreak? Can you run Microsoft Office on your Mac? Is the Retina iPad mini worth the upgrade? Come join the discussion!

Is the 7.0.4 update safe for jailbreakers?

Nov 14th -

This afternoon Apple released an iOS 7.0.4 update to address a nasty FaceTime bug. If you are already jailbroken or plan to jailbreak iOS 7.x is it safe to update your device?

From the forums, this week at iSource

Nov 4th -

Want to know our first impressions of the iPad Air? Are the new iOS security enhancements got you scratching your head? Have you ever considered the problem with giving aware free software, or do you just want to know what the evad3rs team is working on next? These are just a sample of what we were talking about in the forums this week.

The evad3rs have a new project, and you’re not going to believe what it is

Oct 30th -

It’s been known for a while now that the famed evad3rs jailbreak dream team has been working on cracking iOS 7 wide open, @planetbeing said as much last month shortly after iOS 7 was released to the public. But their latest project has me scratching my head.

Apple’s latest firmware update won’t affect an iOS 7.x jailbreak

Oct 29th -

Last week Apple released firmware update 7.0.3 to address the poorly calibrated iPhone 5S motion sensor. As with every iOS update, jailbreakers were initially cautioned against rushing to download the firmware update.

Is iOS 7 already jailbroken?

Jul 2nd -

Can iOS 7 beta already be jailbroken with current exploits? Only time will tell as the summer rumors heat up approaching the release of Apple’s next OS along side the next iPhone.

Quick Look: Accelerate Jailbreak Tweak

May 31st -

Have you heard about a jailbreak tweak to improve the perceived speed on your iPhone or iPad? I have, I’ve tried it, and I’m telling you its name: it’s called Accelerate.

Quick Look: Velox iPhone Jailbreak Tweak

May 24th -

Velox is an iPhone-only jailbreak tweak that turns home screen icons into little notification folders or widgets. It’s modular, stable, and it’s a great buy for $2.

Facebook ‘Chat Heads’ coming to entire iOS via jailbreak, possible future iMessage integration?

Apr 18th -

As much as I love my iPhone, I have to admit that the openness and creativity of the Android world has always intrigued me.  Never enough to make the switch, but definitely enough that it’s always in the back of my mind if need be. Facebook’s popular new feature, Chat Heads, is the type of […]

How did the evad3rs Jailbreak iOS 6.x?

Apr 11th -

Ever wonder how an iPhone jailbreak is actually achieved.  Better yet, even wonder how the “dream team” evad3rs was finally able to exploit iOS 6.x and give us the first ever jailbreak for the iPhone 5? Look no further than the 2013 HITB Security Conference held in Amsterdam last week.  A ton of work went […]

Jailbreak Corner: featured tweak of the week

Apr 7th -

The evasi0n jailbreak of iOS 6.x has been out for about two months now.  At the outset there was an overwhelming interest and buzz from the jailbreak community.  For the veterans, setting up your jailbroken iOS device is pretty straightforward.  Although iPhone 5 users never had the privilege, if you had previously jailbroken an Apple […]

Will we see an untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3?

Mar 30th -

The long awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 was one of, if not the most celebrated jailbreaks in iOS history.  The pent up demand was quite evident in the days leading up to its release with the internet exploding with posts about evasi0n and the dream-team behind evad3rs.  We celebrated six long […]

Apple credits evad3rs Jailbreak team with security flaws fixed in iOS 6.1.3

Mar 19th -

We learned earlier today that Apple had released a software update for iOS 6.1.3.  We knew this was rumored to be coming soon, as we had heard that Apple had indeed patched at least one of the evad3rs jailbreak exploits used by evasi0n.  Recently David Wang, a.k.a. @planetbeing, sat down with Forbes’ staff writer Andy Greenberg […]

Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 update, Jailbreakers stay away!

Mar 19th -

This afternoon Apple released iOS 6.1.3 software update, addressing “improvements” and my personal favorite–“bug fixes.”  To be more specific, this over the air update is available to all iOS users and contains Apple Map updates for iPhone users in Japan.  In addition, the update patches the lock-screen bypass bug that first showed up last month. […]

Apple patches exploit rendering evasi0n Jailbreak obsolete

Feb 25th -

The cat and mouse game continues. In what many will see as a blow to the Jailbreak community, Apple’s release of iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 to developers to address lock screen security flaws last week also appears to have patched one of the five OS exploits used to Jailbreak iOS 6.x.  This_was_going to happen sooner […]