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Browser-based iPhone 4 jailbreak goes live

By Jos · 9 replies
Aug 2, 2010
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  1. Just days after the U.S. Copyright Office made cell phone jailbreaking legal, the folks over at iPhone Dev Team have made it easy for the average user to set their Apple smartphones free and install apps that aren't available through the iTunes-based App Store. The hack is accessible to anyone through the website JailbreakMe.com, via the Mobile Safari browser, and can be used with an iPod touch or iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G running iOS 4 and 4.0.1.

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  2. kyosuke

    kyosuke TS Rookie Posts: 47

    in the amount of time it took me to read this article I jailbroke my phone :D. Bloody insane how quickly Jailbreaking is spreading. If smart Cydia should just join Apple and make a real profit
  3. HaMsTeYr

    HaMsTeYr TS Guru Posts: 378   +7

    apple would be having too much fun playing big brother and thought control to even consider that kind if partnership...
  4. TophCPU

    TophCPU TS Rookie

    yeah I'm sure apple wants to team up with the company that has been costing them a **** ton of money.
  5. Skout

    Skout TS Rookie

    lol **** ton? does **** weigh more than other tons?

    but yah... little chance of Apple sharing their game with anyone, much less upstarts who they see as thieving from them. ;)
  6. Recipe7

    Recipe7 TS Booster Posts: 143

    Even with a jailbroken iphone 4, doesn't the new type of simcard prevent using the phone with another carrier?
  7. bj00uk

    bj00uk TS Enthusiast Posts: 79

    this is jailbreaking not unlocking, although supposedly a unlock to all carriers is on its way in a few days
  8. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,016   +1,560

    the cited code is reported to do BOTH jailbreak (allow install of oem software) and unlock (allow access to multiple GSM providers)
  9. paynetrain007

    paynetrain007 TS Enthusiast Posts: 92   +10

    All sounds good, the real question is there a hack out there that can make the iphone 4 work like its supposed to without a case on it?
  10. bj00uk

    bj00uk TS Enthusiast Posts: 79

    @paynetrain007, lol yeah its called an Android Phone :)

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