Jailbreak Apps - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21632 en iOS 7 jailbreaking: Do it for love, not money http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/ios-7-jailbreaking-do-it-love-not-money-232126?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <div id="blog-image" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/iPhone_Jailbreaking_hp.jpg" alt="iOS 7 jailbreaking: Do it for love, not money" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>It's been nearly three months since iOS 7's debut, yet there's no jailbreak available to let it run apps from outside Apple's App Store. It's also not clear when iOS 7 will get a formal jailbreak, as previous versions have.</p> Mobile Technology iOS Jailbreak Apps Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 232126 at http://www.infoworld.com Cyanogen makes it easier to install alternate Android OS http://www.infoworld.com/t/android/cyanogen-makes-it-easier-install-alternate-android-os-230760?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/android_logo_net.jpg" alt="Cyanogen makes it easier to install alternate Android OS" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Android users have long been frustrated with the way handset makers lag in upgrading Android. Mobile Technology Android Jailbreak Apps Mobile Apps Smartphones Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:18:04 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230760 at http://www.infoworld.com iPhone jailbreakers begin cracking their knuckles over iOS 7 http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/iphone-jailbreakers-begin-cracking-their-knuckles-over-ios-7-226611?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Apple's latest operating system iOS 7, due to be released Sept. 18, is already under the microscope of independent security researchers looking for a new jailbreak.</p><p>The team, which goes by the Twitter handle "@evad3rs," hunts for software vulnerabilities that allow users to customize their iPhones and install applications not vetted by Apple, which the company discourages.</p> Mobile Technology iOS iPhone Jailbreak Apps Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:39:41 +0000 ccraig 226611 at http://www.infoworld.com The top 6 jailbreak apps for iOS 6 http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/87416/the-top-6-jailbreak-apps-ios-6-213124?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <!--paging_filter-->These tools will help you get the most out of your jailbroken iPhone<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> These tools will help you get the most out of your jailbroken iPhone </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/87416 </div> </div> </div> iPhone Jailbreak Apps Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 admin 213124 at http://www.infoworld.com How to jailbreak your iPhone http://www.infoworld.com/t/mobile-technology/how-jailbreak-your-iphone-214576?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Jailbreaking -- the process that enables you to install unauthorized-by-Apple third-party apps and additional features on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad -- has been in a largely dormant state since the release of iOS 6. In that version of the mobile operating system, Apple closed many of the avenues jailbreakers had once used to crack it open.</p> Mobile Technology iOS iPad iPhone Jailbreak Apps Mobile Technology Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lab Notes 214576 at http://www.infoworld.com iOS 6 untethered jailbreak released, Cydia app store flooded http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/ios-6-untethered-jailbreak-released-cydia-app-store-flooded-212252?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Apple modders can rejoice: The latest jailbreak software for iOS 6 was released on Monday.</p> <p>The jailbreak is the result of months of work by a four-man computer security research team called the "<a href="https://twitter.com/evad3rs" target="_blank">Evad3rs</a>." They probed Apple's latest OS to find a string of vulnerabilities that would allow an untethered jailbreak, or one that can be installed without the device being connected to a computer.</p> Mobile Technology iOS iPad iPhone Jailbreak Apps Tue, 05 Feb 2013 12:59:18 +0000 admin 212252 at http://www.infoworld.com Jailed for jailbreaking: The new law could land you in the slammer http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/jailed-jailbreaking-the-new-law-could-land-you-in-the-slammer-211873?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>I know why you're excited: You can't wait for your iDevice to update to iOS 6.1 which was just released. Now Siri will be able to misunderstand what movie you want to see and present you with a link to Fandango. Or she may, as usual, think you want to dial the number of the nearest Chinese restaurant. And thus does technology march onward.</p> Mobile Technology Security iOS iPhone Jailbreak Apps Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:09:08 +0000 admin 211873 at http://www.infoworld.com Hackers unveil latest Apple iOS 6 jailbreak website http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/hackers-unveil-latest-apple-ios-6-jailbreak-website-211947?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Apple software hackers unveiled a website late Wednesday where the latest untethered jailbreak is expected to be released soon.</p> <p>An elite team of hackers has been working for months to develop an untethered <a href="http://www.jailbreakqa.com/" target="_blank">jailbreak</a> for iOS 6, Apple's latest operating system, which would allow users to customize their phones and install applications not vetted by Apple.</p> Mobile Technology iOS iPhone Jailbreak Apps Hacking Thu, 31 Jan 2013 13:01:19 +0000 admin 211947 at http://www.infoworld.com iPhone jailbreaking still legal in U.S., but don't meddle with an iPad http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/iphone-jailbreaking-still-legal-in-us-dont-meddle-ipad-205776?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Modifying Apple's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/iphone">iPhone</a> software to install applications not approved by Apple will still be legal under <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2012-26308.pdf" target="_blank">new exemptions</a> to take effect on Sunday in the U.S., but illegal for an <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/ipad">iPad</a> and other tablets.</p> Mobile Technology Security DRM Intellectual Property iOS iPad iPhone Jailbreak Apps Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:24:15 +0000 admin 205776 at http://www.infoworld.com iPhone hacker dream team edges closer to iOS 6 jailbreak http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/iphone-hacker-dream-team-edges-closer-ios-6-jailbreak-204599?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>A trio known for their prowess in hacking Apple's iPhone software indicated on Thursday they may be edging closer to breaking the improved security measures in iOS 6.</p> <p>The hackers, who spoke at the Hack in the Box security conference in Kuala Lumpur, are famous for "jailbreaking" the iPhone's software, the term for using combinations of exploits to allow the installation of unauthorized software. Apple dislikes the practice, which is legal in the U.S. but can void warranties for modified devices.</p> Mobile Technology iOS iPhone Jailbreak Apps Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:27:41 +0000 admin 204599 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple's operating systems: Fortresses or prisons? http://www.infoworld.com/t/mac-os-x/apples-operating-systems-fortresses-or-prisons-194412?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/4_apple_sues_bloggers.jpg" alt="Apple's operating systems: Fortresses or prisons?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Many of the same capabilities that make Apple's iOS and Mac OS X operating systems secure are those that close the platform in some way.</p> Apple Mac OS X Application Security Jailbreak Apps Mobile Security Hacking Wed, 30 May 2012 15:03:13 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 194412 at http://www.infoworld.com The 7 words you can't say on iTunes http://www.infoworld.com/t/cringely/the-7-words-you-cant-say-itunes-193583?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p><em>Tonight there's gonna be trouble I'm gonna find myself in/Tonight there's gonna be a j*****k, so woman stay with a friend.</em></p> <p>If you're a Thin Lizzy fan, you probably recognize the lyrics to "Jailbreak," but you probably don't remember the song title featuring mostly asterisks. For a few hours last week on iTunes, however, that's how the word appeared to some people visiting the store.</p> Cringely Federal Regulations Intellectual Property Jailbreak Apps Mon, 21 May 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 193583 at http://www.infoworld.com Jailbreaking may again become illegal this year http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/jailbreaking-may-again-become-illegal-year-185014?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>If you plan on jailbreaking your iPhone 4S using the new <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/248659/new_ios_jailbreak_attracts_nearly_1_million_users.html" target="_blank">Greenpois0n Absinthe software</a>, you better hurry because there's a chance jailbreaking smartphones could become illegal again in the United States. Two exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that allow you to jailbreak and unlock your phone are set to expire this year.</p> Mobile Technology Android DRM iPad iPhone Jailbreak Apps Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:45:17 +0000 admin 185014 at http://www.infoworld.com iOS 5 apps worth jailbreaking your iPhone for http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/ios-5-apps-worth-jailbreaking-your-iphone-178724?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you&#039;ve never considered jailbreaking your iPhone, these handy hack helpers might sway you </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-slideshow-source"> <div class="field-label">Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/%5Bprimary-term-alias-prefix%5D/%5Bprimary-term%5D/pc-world-046">PC World</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-essentials"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No </div> </div> </div> Mobile Technology iOS iPhone Jailbreak Apps Fri, 11 Nov 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Pete Babb 178724 at http://www.infoworld.com Jailbreak! Upgrading a non-upgradable Android http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/jailbreak-upgrading-non-upgradable-android-171?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Android practically demands to be hacked and modded. A whole subculture of Android hackers has emerged, hell-bent on making the 'Droid something its manufacturers never intended it to be. What's more, some Android phone makers now regard hacker-friendliness as a selling point; HTC even saw fit to announce recently that <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/235497/htc_unlockable_bootloaders_ship_in_august_actually_unlocks_in_september.html" target="_blank">it will allow customization of bootloaders on future phones</a>.</p> Mobile Technology Android Jailbreak Apps Smartphones Tablets Mobile Technology Mon, 18 Jul 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 167171 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple developing fixes for dangerous iOS vulnerabilities http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/apple-developing-fixes-dangerous-ios-vulnerabilities-166375?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Apple said on Thursday that it is developing a fix for vulnerabilities that affect its iPhone, iPad, and some iPod Touch models, a problem that the German government warned could be used to steal confidential data.</p> <p>The vulnerabilities became publicized with a new release on Wednesday of JailbreakMe 3.0, a framework that allows unauthorized applications to be installed in devices such as the iPhone.</p> Mobile Technology Security Apple iOS iPad iPhone Data Loss Prevention Jailbreak Apps Data Security Malware Vulnerability Assessment Thu, 07 Jul 2011 15:21:19 +0000 admin 166375 at http://www.infoworld.com Jailbreak hackers exploit Apple iPhone, iPad bugs http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/jailbreak-hackers-exploit-apple-iphone-ipad-bugs-279?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p>Developers today said they used a pair of unpatched vulnerabilities in Apple's iOS to <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/21-apps-apple-doesnt-want-your-iphone-969">"jailbreak" the iPhone</a> and iPad, including the first-ever hack of the iPad 2.</p> <p>Some security experts immediately said the unfixed flaw -- and the fact it's essentially been released into the wild for miscreants to exploit -- posed a danger to iPhone and iPad owners.</p> Mobile Technology Security iPad iPhone Jailbreak Apps Mobile Security Hacking Wed, 06 Jul 2011 23:18:46 +0000 admin 166279 at http://www.infoworld.com Best work and play apps for your jailbroken iPhone http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/best-work-and-play-apps-your-jailbroken-iphone-957?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p><a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/iphone-jailbreaking-still-going-strong-958">Jailbreaking an iPhone</a>, iPad, or iPod Touch used to be a somewhat complicated process, but now it couldn't be easier: Simply go to the website jailbreakme.com, and you're done. As a bonus, jailbreakme.com gives you access to the <a href="http://cydia.saurik.com/store/" target="_blank">Cydia store of apps</a> for your newly jailbroken device.</p> Applications Mobile Technology iPhone Jailbreak Apps Mobile Apps Mon, 27 Dec 2010 11:00:00 +0000 Pete Babb 146957 at http://www.infoworld.com Is iOS jailbreaking an enterprise security threat? http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/ios-jailbreaking-enterprise-security-threat-146691?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p><a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobilize/iphone-jailbreaking-still-going-strong-958">Jailbreaking a smartphone</a> means fiddling with its OS so you can load the applications of your choice, bypassing the requirement to download digitally signed apps only from, say, Apple's iTunes App Store. Opinions tend to be binary: Either jailbreaking is an unalloyed act of end user liberation and empowerment, or it's the Digital Apocalypse.</p> Mobile Technology Security iOS Jailbreak Apps Endpoint Protection Mobile Security Mon, 20 Dec 2010 11:00:00 +0000 admin 146691 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple quietly drops iOS jailbreak detection API http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/apple-quietly-drops-ios-jailbreak-detection-api-146159?source=rss_jailbreak_apps <p><a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2009/060309-apple-quiz.html" target="_blank">Apple</a> has disabled, without explanation, a jailbreak detection API in iOS less than six months after introducing it.</p> Mobile Technology iOS Jailbreak Apps Smartphones Fri, 10 Dec 2010 23:04:52 +0000 admin 146159 at http://www.infoworld.com