Zero-Cost Gadget Upgrades For the Next Great Depression

Hanging out at sites like Giz may have instilled in you an insatiable, pocket-emptying gadget habit. But now we're entering a new era-the old guys on the TV are saying that soon we may not even have pockets, let alone money for them. Don't panic though: You've probably got a wealth of gadgetry sitting underutilized… »10/07/08 2:30pm10/07/08 2:30pm

iPhone Jailbreak Now QuickPwned: No Need for iTunes-Based Restore

News is just out of a new way to jailbreak your iPhone, and this time the tool is specifically designed to work "quickly and easily, without requiring a full restore." Quickpwn has been released as a beta, intended to complement the main PwnageTool. It works with iPhones and iPod's running 2.0.1 firmware, and operates… »8/18/08 5:39am8/18/08 5:39am

iPhone Pwnage Tool 2.0.2 Available Now (Jailbreak and Unlock)

The latest version of the iPhone jailbreak/unlock utility PwnageTool is available now, and includes both Cydia and Installer 4 beta. You still can't unlock your iPhone 3G with this, but you can jailbreak it to use apps that aren't purchased from the official iTunes Store. Yeah, you know what to do by now. Go grab it. [ »8/09/08 11:41am8/09/08 11:41am

iPhone 2.0 Gets Pwning On Windows (Unlock, Jailbreak) Via Convoluted Process

The guys at iPhone Hacks just found a way to take the iPhone Pwnage release yesterday and figure out a roundabout way to get the unlock and jailbreak to work on Windows machines. It's only applicable to first-gen iPhones with 2.0, but if you're really desperate to get your phone hacked, but not quite desperate enough… »7/20/08 1:55pm7/20/08 1:55pm

iPhone Pwnage Tool 2.0 Now Available (Jailbreak and Unlock)

The iPhone 2.0 Pwnage Tool is now available, weighing in at 19.7MB. It came slightly earlier than expected, but I'm sure nobody's complaining that they can now unlock their iPhones and iPod touches a day early. Grab it on the iPhone Dev Site. It only jailbreaks, not unlocks the iPhone 3G, so you'll have to wait a… »7/19/08 7:28pm7/19/08 7:28pm

iPhone PwnageTool For iPhone 2.0 Live On Video (Luke Finds Out Leia Is His Sister, Feels Dirty)

The iPhone Dev Team has a video up showing exactly what their PwnageTool 2.0 looks like. You know, the tool that unlocks iPhone 2.0. Check back in a couple minutes to see the video. This works in both the original iPhone and the iPhone 3G on both 1.1.4 and 2.0 firmware. Woohoo, unlocked iPhones! UPDATE: Video up after… »7/11/08 5:17pm7/11/08 5:17pm

Third iPhone 1.1.3 Jailbreak Upgrades Directly via Installer

If you've got an already jailbroken 1.1.1 or 1.1.2 iPhone, you can now upgrade directly via—no connecting to Mac or PC required. The only caveat is that the process takes 45 minutes as it downloads the entire upgrade via Wi-Fi, so hook your phone up to an AC adapter before you start. Again, find it in… »1/28/08 9:35pm1/28/08 9:35pm

iPhone Dev Team's Working 1.1.1 Jailbreak Reopens Door to Apps and Unlocks

Click to viewJust shortly after the first iPhone 1.1.1 jailbreak was released, the iPhone Dev Team follows up with a different method that can be incorporated into future graphical tools, unlike the previous one. While this one is still not quite ready for mass consumption since it still has the problem of having to… »10/10/07 6:51pm10/10/07 6:51pm

Non Dev Team iPhone Firmware 1.1.1 Jailbreak Released (Verdict: Wait!)

Hackers not part of the official iPhone Dev Team have released an iPhone and iPod Touch jailbreak that's based upon the Safari TIFF image exploit we first saw a few days ago. There are a few major things wrong with it, which means this isn't exactly ready for normal people to use yet. We've been researching it all… »10/10/07 5:32pm10/10/07 5:32pm