Windows Phone 8 on the Nokia Lumia 920 potentially jailbroken


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Windows Phone 8 running on the Nokia Lumia 920 has been allegedly jailbroken, or so hackers poandsou and Silen Tech claim. The team showed a photo and video of the handset with three columns of tiles rather than the usual...

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OK, you've whetted my appetite; now serve up the main course: inform me when the Nokia 920 is jailbroke. YEAH!!!

I (and a LOT of others) am VERY interested in a jailbreak for the Nokia 920 / W8 phone. I look forward to buying apps that make this phone useful to ME (after all, I'm the one who is paying for the phone and for the "right" to use it).

Some of the things I really need (in order of importance):
1. a PC utility that enables me to edit my phone contacts using a simple USB connection (NO SkyDrive, NO "cloud")
2. a task killer... a simple "clean up the environment" utility that offers me list, select, kill - in that sequence
3. a way to uninstall/erase many of the factory installed apps (who decided I wanted those things on MY phone?)

My list is much longer but these three would be a good start. I don't know if Nokia has considered the possibility that the 920 could/would be wildly popular (meaning more phones, more money) if this rumor turns out to be true. A useable jailbreak will be followed by a "not Microsoft" store offering apps that people will build because others will BUY THEM.