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Official iPhone 4 jailbreak released

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 02 Aug 2010 22:51 User comments (13)

Official iPhone 4 jailbreak released The iPhone Dev Team has released the first official iPhone 4 jailbreak this week, using a browser-based exploit.
However, some of the users that have jailbroken their device has reported broken MMS and broken FaceTime.

Hacker "comex" released the option via jailbreakme.com, and visitors to the site on their iPhone 4 devices can start the jailbreaking process right from their phone browser.

The iPhone Dev Team's hack is the first for the device, despite hacker Geohot's claims to an iPhone 4 jailbreak last month.

As a note, iPads running iOS 3.2.1 will not be able to jailbreak their devices.

Making this jailbreak different than pretty much every other one before it, is the fact that it is completely browser-based, using the Apple Safari browser.

The hack comes a week after the U.S. Library of Congress officially made jailbreaking legal.

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13 user comments

12.8.2010 23:24

Correction. The new jailbreak does work on the iPad 3.2.1 I just did it. Also the facetime and MMS issue has been fixed. Do your homework before you post this artical

22.8.2010 23:52

"Making this jailbreak different than pretty much every other one before it, is the fact that it is completely browser-based, using the Apple Safari browser."

According to Apple, you should not jailbreak your phone because it might compromise security...obviously Apple's idea of "security" is a default web browser that gives websites full control over the system files.

33.8.2010 0:12

Originally posted by KillerBug:
"Making this jailbreak different than pretty much every other one before it, is the fact that it is completely browser-based, using the Apple Safari browser."

According to Apple, you should not jailbreak your phone because it might compromise security...obviously Apple's idea of "security" is a default web browser that gives websites full control over the system files.
I dont recall them mentioning security. Just something about not getting the full experience or some junk like that. although I could be wrong and if I am correct on this, I am surprised, none the less, they did not mention security.

43.8.2010 0:14

Originally posted by Scross1220:
Correction. The new jailbreak does work on the iPad 3.2.1 I just did it. Also the facetime and MMS issue has been fixed. Do your homework before you post this artical
then check your spelling before you reply to the article

53.8.2010 1:31

Originally posted by bim3mer:
Originally posted by Scross1220:
Correction. The new jailbreak does work on the iPad 3.2.1 I just did it. Also the facetime and MMS issue has been fixed. Do your homework before you post this artical
then check your spelling before you reply to the article
Nice one. I guess his spell checker was turned off.

63.8.2010 1:35

Take that geoNOT. Can't belive the dude was going to dangle a jailbrake in front of the world and then cry when the leeches flame him for not releasing it. I believe the term is "Attention Whore".

73.8.2010 7:19

Originally posted by o0cynix0o:
Take that geoNOT. Can't belive the dude was going to dangle a jailbrake in front of the world and then cry when the leeches flame him for not releasing it. I believe the term is "Attention Whore".
I have another name for him but I can't post it here :/

83.8.2010 8:13

The Jailbreak is there for the iPhone 4 but many of the the Cydia apps don't seem to work with it yet. I'm afraid to try anything because damm near everything I've tried to install crashes the phone in one way or another. Guess I should wait till they catch up and update the apps. Nice to see it out though.

93.8.2010 9:00

Originally posted by Scross1220:
Do your homework before you post this artical
You're one to talk...

It's spelled "article".

Do YOUR homework, smartass.

103.8.2010 15:17
N0ah
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What makes this "Official". I thought from reading the title that this was from Apple or something.

114.8.2010 16:26

Seriously who gives a crap about minor spelling errors. If that is your flame you might as well come back with your a doo doo head or something.

125.8.2010 5:52

Originally posted by jpc1284:
Seriously who gives a crap about minor spelling errors. If that is your flame you might as well come back with your a doo doo head or something.
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136.8.2010 2:36

Originally posted by jpc1284:
Seriously who gives a crap about minor spelling errors. If that is your flame you might as well come back with your a doo doo head or something.
You're right, jpc... But it just kind of takes the bluster out of his condescending attitude... You can't really start a thread with a flame and not expect to be criticized for such a glaring error.

It's like the opposite of when someone says, "who cares about spelling errors?" - and then misspells "you're" in the next sentence. At least that person isn't trying to be critical or anything...

Just sayin'... :)
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