iOS 4.3.4 Has Been Jailbroken

Even though the newly-released 4.3.4 update was supposed to correct the PDF vulnerability that allowed for jailbreaking, the folks at Redmond Pie managed to cobble together a tethered jailbreak with PwnageTool that'll get you right back into Cydia. » 7/16/11 7:00pm 7/16/11 7:00pm

Now You Can Finally Jailbreak Your iPad 2

Well that took forever. With no word yet from the iPhone Dev Team or Comex, a jailbreak has just been let loose for iPad 2 owners running iOS 4.3.0. You should, as always, tread with caution, but happy jailbreaking! [Engadget] » 7/02/11 10:15am 7/02/11 10:15am

iOS 5 Jailbroken Already

Boy, that was fast—iOS 5 has been jailbroken by a member of the iPhone Dev Team, with photos posted to his Twitter account. Unfortunately only tethering works for now, but that's something, right? [MuscleNerd via Redmond Pie] » 6/07/11 7:05am 6/07/11 7:05am

Redsn0w Untethered Jailbreak Release Addresses iOS 4.3.1, But iPad 2…

Like clockwork, the iPhone Dev-Team has released a workaround for iOS 4.3.1, with the Redsn0w and PwnageTool untethered jailbreak proving compatible with the iPhone 3GS and 4, first-gen iPad and third and fourth generation of iPod Touch. Sorry, iPad 2 owners. [iPhone Dev-Team via Redmond Pie] » 4/04/11 5:05am 4/04/11 5:05am

Redsn0w 0.9.6b4 Update Jailbreaks iOS 4.2.1 Devices

Compatible with iOS devices running Cydia, Redsn0w 0.9.6b4 has been released by the iPhone Dev Team, following their 0.9.6b3 release over the weekend. Devices must be tethered to a Mac or PC for the process to work. [iPhoneDevTeam via RedmondPie] » 11/23/10 6:10am 11/23/10 6:10am

iPhone Dev Team Releases Redsn0w Update for Jailbroken iOS 4.2.1 Apps

Heads up, developers: The iPhone Dev Team announced this weekend that Redsn0w 0.9.6b3 is now available. The update supports iOS 4.2.1 and will allow developers to bypass Cydia, which was broken in 4.2.1. » 11/21/10 10:45am 11/21/10 10:45am

Apple May Be Blocking Push Notifications in Unlocked iPhones

We don't have confirmation on this beyond the word of a Czech-based developer who has tested it, but apparently Apple is blocking push notification services in unofficially unlocked iPhones. However, we have tested it and it works. » 7/13/09 1:40pm 7/13/09 1:40pm

iPhone Dev Team Unlocks iPhone 3.0 With New "UltraSn0w"

The iPhone Dev Team, jailbreakers of all things iPhone, have released a demonstration video of a version of yellowsn0w they dub "ultrasn0w" that purportedly unlocks every version of the iPhone running everything from 3.0 on down the line. » 6/16/09 11:45pm 6/16/09 11:45pm

Dev Team Teases Carrier Unlock For iPhone 3.0 Firmware, Will Demo…

The iPhone Dev Team has got us excited (and Apple worried) by announcing they have a fully-working software carrier unlock ready for the 3.0 firmware ahead of its official release. » 6/16/09 7:16am 6/16/09 7:16am

iPhone Dev Team's Redsn0w Beta Gives Slightly Easier iPod Touch 2G…

It's still a command line-only jailbreak tool, but the OS X, Windows and Linux-compatible app can jailbreak your iPod touch 2G slightly easier than it could before. It's still a horrible name. [Redsnow via Slashgear] » 4/09/09 12:59pm 4/09/09 12:59pm

iPhone 3G Unlock Works Great Now

Most of the problems with yellowsn0w-the free iPhone 3G unlock program-have been worked out. I have Yellowsn0w 0.9.6 installed and it works like a charm, no problems whatsoever. Other people report the same. [Gizmodo Coverage] » 1/08/09 1:41pm 1/08/09 1:41pm

iPhone 3G Software Unlock Updated, Seems to Work Now

The iPhone Dev Team has updated yellowsn0w, the iPhone 3G software unlock program, to version 0.9.4. It's still a beta, but it has worked for me after some fiddling. Using Vodafone now. [Gizmodo coverage] » 1/02/09 12:42pm 1/02/09 12:42pm

iPhone 3G Unlock Now Available

The iPhone 3G unlock is now available. The unlocking software is called yellowsn0w, runs as an invisible application, and it's very easy to install. Here's how. Updated 3: Now works for me with 0.9.4. » 1/01/09 8:30am 1/01/09 8:30am

Meet the iPhone Dev Team

The international team of code-monkeying playboys known as the iPhone Dev Team gave a talk at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin recently, where they presented a comprehensive history of iPhone hacking to date. » 12/29/08 9:40am 12/29/08 9:40am

Apple Leopard 10.5.6 Update Pwns Pwnage, Breaks Jailbreak

A warning for all you iPhone jailbreak enthusiasts: Apple's newest OS software update contains quite a stink bomb-10.5.6 disables the Pwnage tool, making you unable to jailbreak or unlock your iPhone or iPod Touch. » 12/16/08 12:00am 12/16/08 12:00am

iPhone 3G Baseband Break-In, Unlock Closer

Get ready, because the iPhone 3G unlock is coming to an iPhone 3G near you. The iPhone Dev Team have been able to break in the baseband processor. As you may remember from the first-generation iPhone unlock, this is big news because it means they have access to the core of the system, which gives them the ability to… » 10/26/08 8:35am 10/26/08 8:35am

Jailbreak Your iPod Touch 2.1 Firmware Now

Using QuickPWN for Windows, you can now follow about 13 not-too-tough steps to be on the leading edge of the iPod touch 2.1 jailbreak curve, if that's your thing. There is a good chance that iTunes 8 won't recognize it though, since it can now detect custom firmwares » 9/12/08 12:46pm 9/12/08 12:46pm. So if you've upgraded to 8 you might want to think…

Apple Pwns Pwnage, Pwnage Pwns Apple Back

Since they can't avoid hacked iPhones no matter how hard they try, Apple seems to have prepared iTunes 8 to avoid pwning, disabling this ability in mint iPod touch and iPhone devices. But don't fret, because the iPhone Dev Team has already launched a counterattack:
The nice thing about iTunes decisions is that we can… » 9/11/08 6:49am 9/11/08 6:49am

iPhone Dev Team Releases PwnageTool 2.0.3, Jailbreaks Latest 2.0.2…

This release adds support for Pwning the 2.0.2 5C1 firmware on the iPhone and iPod touch, as well as an update to the latest version of Installer.app. Mac-only for now but, as usual, just sit tight for a few days. [ iPhone Dev Team » 8/25/08 9:20pm 8/25/08 9:20pm via ]

QuickPwn for Windows Now Supports iPhone OS 2.0.2

If you want to upload to the latest 2.0.2 version of the iPhone operating system, and you have a PC, check out the new QuickPwn for Windows, which now supports it. Yippee Kai Yay and all that. Mac users, hold on because they are working on the Mac version too. Until then, you can always use Pwnage. [ iPhone Dev » 8/21/08 5:15am 8/21/08 5:15am]