Getting tired of having to jailbreak your iDevice everytime a new iOS update comes about? A new bootrom exploit has been discovered that will help you keep your device jailbroken for life and will work on the iPhone, iPod Touch as well as the iPad – including the most recent versions. The reason is because this exploit is related to the hardware and hence Apple cannot fix the issue with their software updates.
The jailbreaking application is still not publicly available and the iPhone Dev team and Chronic Dev team are learned to be still working on using the exploit to develop a jailbreak tool. While this is definitely something to be excited about, do note that this jailbreak is tethered. This would imply, users will have to tether their iPhone or iPad to a computer while rebooting in order to keep the device jailbroken. Otherwise, it’s only the risks with warranty and performance that you have to be aware of, which I am sure, you may have already mulled over.
Now, here is the third iteration. DeviceMag is reporting that the mods and hacks to enabled the jailbreak are now available as mobile applications that can be ported to Nokia N900 or Palm Pre and consequently, you only need to tether your PS3 with one of these handsets to get the process done.
Of course, the procedure is neither simple nor safe. Jailbreaking is the number one way to lose your warranty and so you need to proceed at your own risk. Besides, the procedure also requires some knowledge about kernels and so you may proceed only if you understand all that you are doing. Check out the tutorials here.
The Camera connection kit for iPad does more than its fair share of work, if you have a jailbroken iPad. You can now use it to support external hard drive on your iPad. To do this, you will need a split USB cable and an external terminal (a Mac if you choose) besides the external hard drive and camera connection kit.
Once you have them all, go ahead and watch the demo video below where Max Shay offers a good demo on how to go about connecting a portable HDD to your jailbroken iPad.
Step 3, let us know how it goes in the comments below.
Ok, the title of the post may be misleading but I posted it so because there seem to be a lot of Blackberry newbies who think of all the “cool stuffs” iPhone users get to do after jailbreak and so want a similar experience for their Blackberry phones like Curve, Pearl, Storm, etc.
Reality is, unlike the iPhone which is closed to third party app downloads (unless they are from the App Store and Apple stands to make a commission out of a purchase), Blackberry is already open to third party downloads. So, jailbreaking a Blackberry really does not achieve anything. So go ahead and enjoy your Blackberry without jailbreaking.