A clever app has made it possible to customize the icons on your iOS device without requiring you to jailbreak your phone.
The company tweaks its online warning for iOS users who choose to make unauthorized modifications to their devices.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Copyright office says bypass is legal, while Wikileaks publishes classified documents on the war in Afghanistan. Also: New Apple desktops.