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evasi0n, the first ever iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, goes live

04 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
evasi0n, the first ever iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, goes live - read the full textThe hacking community has been hard at work to crack Apple's defenses in iOS 6 and the A6 chip inside the iPhone 5 ever since their debut last year. And while the waiting was long, it's now finally over and the jailbreak is publicly available. (Update: It should be available for most people,...

 

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> In reply to Monsterr @ 2013-02-05 05:25 from t7V7 - click to readBloatware ? haha are you talking about the apple maps bollocks...enjoy google features in your iOS since Apple can't come up with its own features. You need to jailbreak your iphone to transfer files to your phone from your computer because apple forces you to install that bloated itunes, android can do that straight out of the box.

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  • 2013-02-05 10:46
  • 3iJC

Can recover from jailbreak easy.

Some droids cannot recover from root.. or rollback to stock.. Might get hard brick ... very risky business in android to load another rom.

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  • 2013-02-05 10:30
  • PGXj

> In reply to Disco.disco @ 2013-02-05 07:27 from uviL - click to readAnd from this comment we can all tell that you have never used a droid lol. Rooting is only required to modify system apps or change roms.

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  • 2013-02-05 10:16
  • p$VH

> In reply to Joker @ 2013-02-05 08:58 from SgvH - click to readOdd comments as you are at risk of bricking, only if the user is a bit silly though.

As for the comparison in customisations between iOS jail broken and stock jelly bean, i think you'll find that a rooted android is far more customisable than a jail broken iPhone ;o)

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  • 2013-02-05 10:14
  • p$VH

for free app u can use installos alternet like vshare, appcake, ipastore.

but vshare is very good

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  • 2013-02-05 09:13
  • L1gu

Poor blind android believers! There is absolutely no risk of bricking ios device with this jailbreak. Its fun to do. Does not void guaranty as you can always go back to the stock os. And whats most important, as many developers and hackers arround the world said. When ios device is jailbroken even Jelly Bean is faar behind when it comes to customization! Perfect!

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  • 2013-02-05 08:58
  • SgvH
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agreed and seconded.

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  • 2013-02-05 08:47
  • utBI

> In reply to Disco.disco @ 2013-02-05 07:27 from uviL - click to readYou don't need to ROOT to get free apps. You just download the .APK file and for some apps you also need the .OBB files or the .COM files

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  • 2013-02-05 07:56
  • qbcg

It's sad to see your lack of understanding on how to use English, first off "looser" is spelt "loser". Secondly wanting to jailbreak is not only for free apps like many "righteous" people like you believe; for example i've been putting off my iPad mini purchase because without jailbreak i can't use the screen to choose music once i've connected to my car's headunit. Now there are people who just jailbreak because then they can get free apps, but Installous is now SHUT DOWN. So it becomes much harder to find such a wide variety of free apps.

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  • 2013-02-05 07:52
  • qbcg

> In reply to Disco.disco @ 2013-02-05 07:22 from uviL - click to readcompletely agree...

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  • 2013-02-05 07:37
  • vbMc

Most people jailbreak iphones not to customise but to get paid apps for free. Like android users still need to root to get the same for free.

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  • 2013-02-05 07:27
  • uviL

> In reply to typical phone user @ 2013-02-05 06:50 from PGXj - click to readThere is no risk of bricking an iphone. If anything goes wrong, just restore it in iTunes. Its that simple. Bricking and damaging iphones are long gone past.

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  • 2013-02-05 07:22
  • uviL

good job guys...more you break out, advanced the ecosystem will be,more technology development.great stuff thanks...

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  • 2013-02-05 06:59
  • KAu1

cant understand why ios or android jailbreak / root..

Just use your phone normally and wait for updates patiently.

All phones can call/sms/social/gaming out of the box.. why need so much customisation and risk breaking your phones?!

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  • 2013-02-05 06:50
  • PGXj

omg!!!!!! it accually works!!!!!!

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  • 2013-02-05 06:48
  • vuNc

it"S possible for jailbreak ipad 3 A5x Chip while running iOS 6.1?

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  • 2013-02-05 06:25
  • y$bh

My iphone 4 is still locked with bell mobility. Can anybody tell me if it unlocks also or still i have to factory unlock my phone Please inform me at ss_bola@yahoo.com

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  • 2013-02-05 06:13
  • vbJu

epic winnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn­nn!lol

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  • 2013-02-05 05:59
  • qF8@

gaming platform still above rest not even competition for developers

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  • 2013-02-05 05:56
  • Iabe

apple's iOS is very restrictive and imposes limitations but I still love it. We all have our preferences and others MIGHT just want to respect. 'Am here to say that I love my iOS device but I also like Androids open platform. These two,well for me,are the two main contemporaries when it comes to mobile OS. They have their own strengths and vulnerabilities. The other is very fluid and aesthetically more pleasing to the eyes when it comes to icons while the other is the users are pleased with its open ecosystem and offers high customization(with every phone maker,I presume)and plethora of phones to choose from...

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  • 2013-02-05 05:30
  • w0QT

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