iOS 5 beta is barely out the closet, already jailbroken

10 June, 2011
The jailbreak was done using the LimeRa1n exploit, which is used from iOS4 up until 4.3.3. Still it's only a tethered jailbreak, meaning that each time you reboot your iDevice you'll need it hook it up...

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  • Anonymous

rocky, 13 Jun 2011ios is the best in d world...............android sux..............Sigh... This is not what this is about. Next time, try something along the lines of "well, people don't need to jailbreak their iPhone to enjoy it", it'll get you further.

If Apple wants to stop people from tinkering with the inner workings of their products (which should be its right as a manufacturer), then they've taken a step forward with this. But I just know that those codemonkeys will find a way around this yet again. It's evolution, baby.

  • rocky

Anonymous, 12 Jun 2011android is still better and always will be better than "iOS"ios is the best in d world...............android sux..............

  • mark

sadly this will always happen. the great cat and mouse chase with developers and hackers.

things will never change. since the days of the amiga. there is a clever person to develop an OS then an even clevered person to hack it.

  • Yani

Anonymous, 12 Jun 2011android is still better and always will be better than "iOS"Epic Android vs. iOS bashing! Fail! :(
(Never had an Apple device; SGS owner!)

  • stdout

strange though.... I could swear I saw iOS 5 upgrade link in iTunes a few days ago... :)

  • Anonymous

android is still better and always will be better than "iOS"

  • ARC

enjoy in the jail you losers. don't worship steve jobs just switch to android and enjoy.. at least you have a gadget that is totally yours. there is only one God no two..just enjoy freedom.

  • D

I have owned an Iphone from day one and i have never once jailbroke any of mine.

Im happy with how it runs now, the things that are free are great and the things that you need to pay for are also great, so i dont see the problem in paying for something if it is ghoing to benefit me.

All you guys bickering about different OS's etc you need to get a grip, The fact that Apple is one of the worlds biggest companys, and the fact that Iphone is one of the worlds best selling phones just goes to prove that the few of you on these forums moaning about other OS's etc are actually only a drop in the ocean, therefore your message doesn't go as faras you first thought.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 10 Jun 2011i don't understand why these guys who belong to the teams specif... morebecause information shared between dev will end up passed to apple anyway

  • blankman

[deleted post]And another sweeping generalisation from someone who is clueless.

  • phoneaddict

I love the idea of iphone being jailbroken. Usually a jailbroken phones are phones which does not reach the high standard of a smart user. Smart user meaning the rich, the poor and the nerdy. It is actually a good thing.

  • Sky

If steve aproved other apps on store, the history will be totally diferent

  • Anonymous

After Android, Apples second worst nightmare is jailbreak. It makes alot of stuff free, stuff that should have been free to begin with. As soon as you jailbreak your iPhone, Steve can no longer charge you money for taking a breath. Your life is your own.

  • unbiased

see this is where android comes into play
you dont need any jailbreak to get free apps or unlock it
there are noo restrictions against it either
:D

  • Anonymous

Yeah,right :D :D
Everything made by human can be hacked/unmade/modificated/remixed by human.
In the worst case I'll sell my IpodTouch because if it's not jailbroken it's no use of me.

  • joelpogi

its about time apple did something about jailbraking iphones...
developers are loosing profit....
no developers....no appstore...no iphone....

  • A.R

Personally I'm not going to buy anymore apple stuff if I can't jailbreak it

  • Blabber

Anonymous, 10 Jun 2011its because unlocking it makes everything free.. do you enojoy p... moreSome people prefer to pay for original stuff, to know that its official.
even though some most of the unlocked things are close to original, they leave this scar of jailbreak.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 10 Jun 2011I dont understand why you would want a phone that you HAVE to un... moreits because unlocking it makes everything free.. do you enojoy paying for stuff?

  • Anonymous

i don't understand why these guys who belong to the teams specify which loop hole or security hole they exploited to come out with the jailbreak. it's of no use to us the end users so if it's for the consumption of other team members, keep it between you lot. you should have learned that by now.