Whether or not the masses actually jailbreak their iPhones, it seems as though users are willing to support the work that the jailbreak community is doing, feeding the Chronic-Dev Team with more than 10 million crash reports in a single week after the release of the Chronic-Dev Crash Reporter application.
Despite the overwhelming success of Apple's "walled garden" approach to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, many users still wish to part ways with the benefits of control in favor of the unbridled technology (good and bad) available when jailbreaking iOS. If you are one of those users, you can actually become an integral part of the jailbreaking community.
The jailbreaking attempts on iOS 4 devices continues as one of the major players, the dev-team, posts a video of a new iPod Touch running a beta version of the latest exploit in iOS 4 called SHAtter.
The jailbreak community has completed a safe, untethered jailbreak update for iOS 5.0.1 according to community hacker pod2g who confirmed the process on his iPhone 4.
The "corona untether" jailbreak allows A5-based devices running iOS 5 to access a wider world of apps. For now, it's only available for Mac OS X, with a Windows version supposedly showing up soon.
The fight to jailbreak Apple's A5-chip-powered devices, specifically the iPhone 4S and the iPad, is nearing its end. Hacker "pod2g" and his crew of iOS exploit seekers have released photos and videos of a jailbroken iPhone 4S and a jailbroken iPad 2, both running iOS 5.0.1.
If you need to undo your jailbreak, follow these simple steps to restore your iDevice to its original (jailed) state.
Do you wish you had more control over your iPhone? Do you wish you could have Live Wallpapers, widgets or a custom keyboard? Jailbreaking is the solution you're looking for.
Barely 24 hours after Apple released OS 4.1, a hacker found an exploit that will allow for jailbreaking. The question is, do we really need this anymore?
CNET UK columnist and Gadget Show presenter Jon Bentley visits the world's first iOS jailbreaking convention to see how people are customising their iPhones.