There's Finally a Jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1

iOS 8 is just around the corner (and as all updates, potentially unjailbreakable), but for folks who have found themselves stuck on the more recent 7.1.1 and unable to jailbreak, there's finally an option. Thrown together by as-yet untested Chinese developers Pangu, the untethered jailbreak is Windows only, but works… » 6/23/14 3:16pm 6/23/14 3:16pm

Is There Any Reason to Jailbreak After iOS 8?

For millions of people, the entire point of having an iPhone is the ability to jailbreak; without the tweaks and modifications that come with liberation from Apple's walled garden, the iPhone just wouldn't be nearly as much fun. But after iOS 8, will there be any point? Or has Apple made jailbreaking obsolete? » 6/10/14 11:20am 6/10/14 11:20am

How to Get iOS 7's Best Features in iOS 6 (and Keep Your Jailbreak)

iOS 7 is coming to your iPhone and iPad next Wednesday, but a lot of its best features are available through third-party apps and jailbreak hacks right now. If you want to get in on the action without losing your jailbreak, here a few ways to add some of the new functionality. » 6/11/13 8:18am 6/11/13 8:18am

Google Glass Has Already Been Hacked and Rooted

Though Google Glass runs Android, it's not exactly as wide open as your typical Android phone. And given its spot as the most futuristic tech available right now, you know hackers want to tinker with Google's specs. Legendary hacker Jay Freeman, famously known as Saurik who created the Cydia app store for iOS… » 4/26/13 10:25pm 4/26/13 10:25pm

Jailbreaking Your iOS Device Probably Killed the Weather App, Here's…

So you decided to jailbreak your iOS device and now the baked-in weather app is borked, right? Yeah, sometimes these things don't always work out that smoothly but it could have been a lot worse. Now, a fix is being worked on but in case you haven't downloaded one of a bajillion other weather apps, here's how to fix… » 2/05/13 12:43pm 2/05/13 12:43pm