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How to: Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 with Absinthe 2.0 (Untethered)

I decided to take a holiday to France with my family and the day we left I was browsing Twitter in the ferry terminal when, to my delight, I saw a tweet by @pod2g saying he’d finally managed to get the untethered iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak completed. Not long after Absinthe 2.0 became available to download. This is fabulous news and the toolset has already been used in excess of a million times to jailbreak the various iOS devices. Permission is granted for you to carry out a little happy dance before sitting down and carrying out the merry business of carrying out an untethered jailbreak of your cherished device using the Absinthe tool on Mac / Windows or Linux.

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Remembering the first time (iPhone apps)

Whilst hovering my finger over my folder filled springboard I suddenly thought, “What was the first iPhone application I installed?” which was quickly followed up with, “What was the first iPhone application I paid for?”

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How to: Jailbreak iOS 4.3.3 (Untethered) using redsn0w

Apple released their latest iOS firmware yesterday which fixed the “location bug” whereby iDevices were tracking and storing user location data. Thankfully the firmware is still vulnerable to i0n1c’s exploit, so jailbreaking the devices in an untethered manner is still possible.

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The history of jailbreaking: An interview with Saurik

Saurik doing the second jailbreak of an iPhone 4

Monday, 27th July 2010 was a momentous day for iPhone jailbreakers and sim unlockers residing within the USA. The US Government ruled that jailbreaking and sim unlocking an iPhone is completely legal, but what’s the history of the jailbreaking scene.