The Golden Age Of Jailbreaking Is Over

Your smartphone may be as powerful as a computer, but it’s also hobbled. You can only install apps on it from the walled garden of the official app store. Your options are limited to the small, vetted collection of “approved” apps as opposed to the unlimited options available for PCs. That’s where jailbreaking comes in.

You Can Now Get Popcorn Time On Your iPhone

Despite rumours of its demise, Popcorn Time is alive and thriving. So much so that you can now install the torrent-surfing app on your iPhone. Of course, you’ll have to jailbreak it first.

There's Finally An iOS 7 Jailbreak, But Be Super Careful

If you asked Santa for the chance to get favourite jailbreak features back on your iDevice this year, your Christmas miracle has arrived. The Evasi0n team just posted an iOS 7 Jailbreak.

Nine Reasons To Root Your Android Device

To root or not to root? That is the question. Rooting your Android device definitely pushes you up a level or two in your geekdom. It requires a certain level of commitment, at least a little savvy, and even a modicum of risk. So, why would you want to bother?

The First iPhone Jailbreak Took A Whopping 74 Steps

If you’re at all up on the whole jailbreaking scene, you know that the long-awaited iPhone 5 jailbreak is probably maybe definitely coming today, finally. And even though there’s been a long wait, the exploit is definitely going to be a hell of a lot better than the first ones were. Jailbreaking used to take 74 steps.

An iOS 6.1 Jailbreak For iPhone 5 Is Definitely Probably Maybe Coming This Sunday

iPhone 5 users have been waiting a long, long time for a jailbreak. Sure, the current versions of iOS have been opened, but unlucky kids with A6 chips and the fancy new Apple devices they come in have been out of luck. But no longer! Probably.

IOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak: The Wait's Almost Over

Jailbreaking your iPhone is a glorious process that opens your phone to a brave new world of features and apps. But with iOS 5, the process has only worked with your phone tethered (or semi-tethered) to your computer. Until right now.

The iPhone 4S Has Been Jailbroken

It’s not going to help your battery life issues, but if you want to break free of Apple’s checks and balances that prevent you from running any old app on your new phone, you’ll be happy to hear that the iPhone Dev-Team is already demonstrating a preliminary jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2.

Ultrasn0w iOS Unlocking Tool Now Works With Version 4.2.1 (3G/3GS Only)

Ultrasn0w, the iPhone Dev Team’s iOS unlocking tool, was broken recently by Apple’s “aggressive compiler optimization.” Whatever. It works again, sort of, but only for iPhone 3G and 3GS. The iPhone 4 uses a different baseband so that version will have to wait. [iPhone Dev Team via BGR]

Plex Media Centre On A Jailbroken AppleTV Looks Delicious

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