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Customize iOS app icons without jailbreaking

A clever app has made it possible to customize the icons on your iOS device without requiring you to jailbreak your phone.

By Aug. 6, 2013


Apple warns against jailbreaking following evasi0n hack

The company tweaks its online warning for iOS users who choose to make unauthorized modifications to their devices.

By Feb. 6, 2013


Apple parts ways with hacker famous for iPhone jailbreaking

Nicholas Allegra, who was hired last year after gaining fame at JailBreakMe, was let go after not responding to an e-mail offering to extend his employment.

By Oct. 18, 2012


Feds uphold jailbreaking laws on DVDs, game consoles, tablets

While smartphone jailbreaking remains legal, new rules published by the U.S. Copyright Office dictate that cracking DVDs, gaming consoles, and tablets is against the law.

By Oct. 25, 2012


Unlock iPhones without jailbreaking

Without voiding your warranty, too. Just one problem: it ain't cheap. But at least one prominent source has confirmed that it works--and remotely, at that!

By Apr. 12, 2011


Jon Bentley: 'I'd recommend jailbreaking to anyone'

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.

By Sep. 27, 2011


Untethered iOS 4.2.1 jailbreaking workaround

Though this isn't the official untethered jailbreaking solution for iOS 4.2.1, the iPhone Dev Team has produced a short demo video showing off a workaround method for getting it done now.

By Dec. 8, 2010


How to add multitasking to your old iPhone without jailbreaking

So you've got an original iPhone and you're hanging on to it for sentimentality's sake. I get that. But that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice all the cool, new goodies that accompany the latest versions of iOS.

By Jan. 18, 2012


Sony and GeoHot settle PS3 jailbreaking case

Sony Computer Entertainment America today announces settlement in case against George Hotz, who hacked Sony's PlayStation 3 to run non-Sony-approved software and, potentially, pirated games.

By Apr. 11, 2011


Week in review: Jailbreaking goes legit

Copyright office says bypass is legal, while Wikileaks publishes classified documents on the war in Afghanistan. Also: New Apple desktops.

By Jul. 30, 2010