The bypass allows deeper access to devices running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.4, the Evasi0n team says.
An unidentified person just fooled a lot of people by teasing an untethered jailbreak for iOS 6 with a tool called Dream Jailbreak, but it ended up being fake.
It used to be that electroencephalography required users to sit still for a computer to track the brain's impulses. New advances have made that technology wireless and mobile.
The hack lets users of Apple's iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak their iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices without fear of rebooting.
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.
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.
Sorry, Windows users, for the moment it's a Mac-only solution. Another consideration: with iOS 4.3 just around the corner, should you even bother?
If you are a jailbreak fan, there's finally some good news coming from the untethered jailbreak camp, led by the hackers at the Dev Team--an untethered jailbreak is running iOS 4.3 in beta.
The technology essentially lets users experience 3D virtual objects in a physical environment. This could mean doctors visualizing cross sections of a brain in real time while walking around an operating theater.
Demoed in a YouTube video, the untethered jailbreak works on the latest version of iOS, though devices with A5 chips or higher apparently are out of the running for now.