RedSn0w Protects Jailbreak with iOS 5.1.1 Update

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Good news! If you happen to be using the latest version of RedSn0w, you can safely update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 5.1.1 without losing your jailbreak status. This has apparently been confirmed by Redmond Pie, as well as another iOS developer.

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iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak “near ready” Demo Video

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The caching issues have been taken care of, the A5 cache is not a problem anymore. He fixed it by “doing the untether in a single thread and by flushing all the dcache then all the icache in a row at a strategical point of the process.”

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Why You Might Not Want to Jailbreak Your iDevice

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Many of the reasons why you may have wanted to jailbreak your iPhone in the past aren’t as valid anymore. You wanted a mobile hotspot and now you have that officially. Even so, there are still reasons why you might want to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, but there are reasons why you might not want to either.

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4.3.1 Jailbreak Untether Released: iPad 2 Users Left Hanging

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i0n1c, a German-based security researcher released the much awaited 4.3.1 jailbreak and untether exploit early this morning. The only thing left out is that the iPad 2 is not exploitable. The reason being, Dev-Team reports, is that the iPad 2 is “not susceptible to either limera1n or SHAtter bootrom exploits.”

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Use Sn0wbreeze 2.3 to Jailbreak iOS 4.3 iDevices with Windows

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That didn’t take very long at all. The new iOS 4.3 was only put out there last week and there’s already a jailbreak for it. Whether you’re rocking iOS 4.3 on an iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad, or iPod touch, you can do the jailbreak on your choice of Windows or Mac.

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Sony taking on iPhone jailbreaker GeoHotz and the DMCA

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He may not exactly be a household name, but in the realm of hackers, George “GeoHot” Hotz is highly regarded as a pioneer. He was the first one, after all, to ever jailbreak an iPhone. After turning his attention to the PS3 recently, though, he’s managed to get the attention of Sony’s lawyers.

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iOS 4.1 Jailbreak possible, could cause big headaches for Apple

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We knew not to expect a jailbreak from the iPhone dev team anytime soon, but @pod2g and @p0sixninja together may have a solution for jailbreakers once again. A blog post came hours after the iOS 4.1 official announcement, pod2g announced ‘Pwned once again? :)’

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