iOS 7.0.3 Update Warned by Jailbreak Developers (Update)

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Shortly after Apple’s event wrapped up today, the company released a minor update to iOS 7, dubbed iOS 7.0.3, that comes with several performance improvements and bug fixes — under 100MB worth of changes in this one. You might be eager to download the update in order to get the latest improvements on your iOS […]

As Apple Patches iPhone Security Flaws, Consumers May Be Biggest Losers

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When Apple introduced the iOS 6.1 operating system for the iPhone and iPad, it may be one of the biggest enterprise blunders released in recent history from the Cupertino, California company. While iOS 6.1 corrected some bugs, like wireless connectivity, it also introduced a fresh set of bugs that would have IT managers ripping their […]

Absinthe iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Jailbreak Now Available For Windows

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Last week GreenPois0n released their iOS 5 jailbreak, but Windows users were left out of the fun at first. Don’t fret PC people, the Windows version of the jailbreak is now a reality. The GreenPois0n team added a download link to the original post. They’re also promising that a version for Linux users is coming soon.

Siri Could be Coming to iPhone 4 Thanks to Apple Goof

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Since the iPhone 4S is essentially the iPhone 4 with Siri, users have been looking for ways to port the new feature to the older hardware. Up to this point efforts have violated copyright and been impractical. Thanks to what can only be a mistake on the part of Apple, this may no longer be true. […]

Verizon Joining AT&T in Thwarting Illegal Tethering

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After AT&T had announced that it would be sending out notices to iPhone owners and taking action against those who are now illegally tethering without an approved plan–in the interest of fairness, as the carrier claims–it appears that long-time rival carrier Verizon Wireless will also be doing the same and joining AT&T on its quest […]

New Malware Targets Android Users of Custom ROMs

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A new risk was discovered for users who root their Android smartphones to run custom ROMs as a security firm discovered a jSMSHider malware that can attack those handsets. The malware exploits the fact that unofficial ROMs rely on a publicly listed key on the Android Open Source Project. The malware then targets that exploit […]

For Verizon, Rooting is the Point of No Return – Literally

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Verizon Wireless is the latest party, following Apple, to not be taking rooting, hacking, or jailbreaking kindly. Though the U.S. Digital Copyright Millennium Act makes it legal to root or jailbreak your phone, Verizon Wireless does not have to honor your warranty if something wrong happens to your device, regardless of the cause of the […]

Site Claims It Can Unlock iPhone Without Jailbreaking for $180

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There is a site are a number of that promises to unlock your iPhone so that it could be used on any GSM wireless carrier, like T-Mobile instead of AT&T in the US. Normally this requires jailbreaking the phone and going one step further to unlock it. The folks at GSM Phone Source, Unlock Base, […]

Top 5 Reasons to Jailbreak on iOS–Should You Do It to Your iPhone, iPad?

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While there are certain inherent risks to jailbreaking–bricking your device and voiding your Apple warranty as a result of device tampering are two top reasons that come to mind–there are also lots of benefits to becoming an Apple “hacker” and jailbreaking an iOS device, like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad of any generation. We’re […]

Microsoft Advises Against Windows Phone 7 Jailbreaking

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After news of a jailbreaking/rooting solution was reported on the Internet by the name of ChevronWP7, Microsoft has come out to advise users against employing or utilizing ChevronWP7 on their Windows Phone 7 devices. According to the developers behind ChevronWP7, the tool will allow users to enable “the sideloading of experimental applications that would otherwise […]

New Government Rules Make Jailbreaking Legal

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Screeeeech! That’s the sound of the wheels on Apple’s App Store and policy bus grinding to a sudden stop to check to see if they heard this right. According to the AP, new rules announced today by the US Government will allow the practice of Jailbreaking your iPhone so that unapproved apps can be installed. […]