Absinthe Downloaded More than 1 Million Times on Launch Day

By Cody Lee on Jan 23, 2012

Those of you who were wondering whether or not the 200+ new features Apple added in iOS 5 would make an impact on the jailbreak community got your answer this weekend.

In conjunction with pod2g and several other hackers, the Chronic Dev Team released the first iPhone 4S-compatible jailbreaking utility, Absinthe, to staggering numbers… Read More

 

Absinthe for Mac Updated to Fix VPN and White Icon Errors

By Cody Lee on Jan 21, 2012

Those of you who have been having trouble jailbreaking your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 with the Absinthe app will be happy to hear that the Chronic Dev Team has just released an update for the Mac version of the utility.

The update, which brings Absinthe to version 0.2, is in response to a couple of reported issues with the app, including devices not rebooting after activating its VPN setting, and mysterious white icons… Read More

 

Absinthe For Windows Now Available for Download

By Cody Lee on Jan 21, 2012

Absinthe – the graphical user interface jailbreak tool is now available for Windows machines. Previously only available for the Mac, the jailbreak tool makes it extremely easy to jailbreak your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 in a matter of minutes.

Windows users have had another option to hold them over in the meantime; the iPhone Dev Team released a command line utility that worked well, but could prove to be daunting for some users. Thankfully that is no longer an issue. Check inside for more information and download locations for Absinthe for Windows… Read More

 

Absinthe Updated to 0.1.2-2 to Fix Overload Issues

By Cody Lee on Jan 20, 2012

As most of you know by now, the A5 jailbreak was finally released this morning via Chronic Dev Team’s Absinthe app. While we haven’t had any issues ourselves with the software, some folks have been experiencing problems.

The reason for that is that the dedicated website, which is used in the jailbreaking process, is constantly crashing under the millions of users trying to jailbreak. So the Chronic Dev Team has released an update to fix that… Read More

 

Absinthe is the new Jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2

By Sébastien Page on Jan 20, 2012

Could the tension get any higher than that? A few hours after iOS hackers working on the jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 announced that the release was imminent, we know have more details coming directly from pod2g.

In a blog post, the French hacker responsible for the upcoming jailbreak for A5 devices revealed the name of the tool that will be released by the Chronic Dev Team: AbsintheRead More

 

iPhone 4S Jailbreak Progress Report: Testing and Polishing Phase

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 19, 2012

More updates from the jailbreak world this evening; as if the anticipation could possibly get any higher.

The app that contains the exploits used for the iPhone 4S jailbreak is essentially finished and the final touches are being placed on what we can only assume will be the latest version of GreenPois0n.

Earlier this evening, @planetbeing tweeted that fellow Chronic Dev Team member Nikias Bassen, better known as @pimskeks, has finished the majority of the app that will contain the heavily anticipated iPhone 4S and iPad 2 A5 exploit. Read More

 

How to Fix iBooks on iOS 5.0.1

By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 17, 2012

If your iPhone is jailbroken on iOS 5.0.1, and you use iBooks, chances are you’ve encountered the dreaded “Configuration Error”.

No worries though, as both RedSn0w and Corona have been updated to remedy the issue.

Inside, we’ll show you how to use the Corona package from the Chronic Dev Team to fix the iBooks issue on jailbroken 5.0.1 devices. Read More

 

CDevReporter Jailbreak Tweak Automatically Sends iOS Crash Reports to Chronic Dev Team

By Alex Heath on Jan 15, 2012

Several weeks ago we told you about the Chronic Dev Team’s Crash Reporter desktop tool. Jailbreakers can download and install the package to redirect iOS crash reports from iTunes to the Chronic Dev Team hackers. The reports are then used to find exploits and help further jailbreak research.

A new Cydia tweak has surfaced that automatically sends crash reports to the Chronic Dev Team from your iOS device. CDevReporter is available for free can be installed on any jailbroken iOS device today. Read More

 

How to Get the Untethered Jailbreak Using Corona Untether 5.0.1

By Sébastien Page on Dec 27, 2011

After weeks of anticipation, the iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak is finally here, compliments of pod2g, the Chronic Dev Team, and the Dev Team. As we explained a little earlier today, you currently have two ways to untether.

Depending on your situation, you can either run the latest version of RedSn0w, or if you’re already jailbroken, you can use the Cydia package called Corona Untether 5.0.1 to do the job. The latter is what we’ll focus on in this post… Read More

 

iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak Released

By Cody Lee on Dec 27, 2011

Over the past few weeks, the entire jailbreak community has watched pod2g work diligently on the iOS 5 untethered jailbreak. All eyes have been on the infamous hacker as he has tested his exploit on device after device running iOS 5.0.1.

Tonight, it appears that all of his hard work has paid off. After waiting more than 2 months for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak, it’s finally here. You can now completely jailbreak any A4 device running iOS 5.0.1. Read More