How to try out the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar on any Mac

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 9, 2016

If you’re really interested in that new Touch Bar that comes built into the top of the keyboard portion of the higher-end MacBook Pro, but don’t have the dime to drop on an expensive new computer right now, then you’re gonna love this.

A new hack has surfaced on Github that lets you simulate the Touch Bar on any Mac, and it’s fully functional, sans the flashy OLED touch surface. We’ll show you how to get it in this tutorial. Read More

 

Luca Todesco tweets photo of iPhone 7 jailbroken on iOS 10.1.1

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 6, 2016

At the end of last week, a demo video surfaced on Reddit revealing what appeared to be an iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1 that was jailbroken.

There was a lot of skepticism surrounding its legitimacy, but now the established iOS hacker Luca Todesco is sharing photographic evidence of his own iPhone 7 jailbroken on iOS 10.1.1 via Twitter. Read More

 

iOS 10.1 jailbreak on iPhone 7 demoed in video

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 4, 2016

There’s really been a lack of news about an iOS 10 jailbreak recently, but despite any updates, we’ve been able to count on iOS hacker Luca Todesco to show off his personal jailbreaks running on iOS 10.

Now, another iOS hacker that goes by the handle @ijapija00 is demoing his jailbreak, only this time, the spotlight is on an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10.1. He claims it works on iOS 10.1.1 as well. Read More

 

Zerodium posts a $1.5M bounty on an iOS 10 jailbreak

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 29, 2016

While Apple might be trying to attract high profile hackers to help secure iOS through its bug bounty program, Zerodium appears to be once again trying to poach the talent of jailbreaking iOS for an even larger bounty. Read More

 

Apple said to be meeting up with high profile hackers as part of its new bug bounty program

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 28, 2016

Apple has reportedly reached out to a handful of high profile iPhone and Mac hackers to try and secure their operating systems from exploits that could be used maliciously or for jailbreaking.

The hackers are expected to meet at the Cupertino campus some time this month, where they can earn up to $200,000 for finding major exploits as part of Apple’s bug bounty program. Read More

 

Yahoo confirms hack, says data from 500 million user accounts stolen

By Cody Lee on Sep 22, 2016

Yahoo on Thursday confirmed that certain user account information was stolen from the company’s network in late 2014. Recode has the official statement, which says that it believes more than 500 million users were affected by the breach.

The good news is that Yahoo says from what it knows so far, the stolen information doesn’t include payment card data, bank account information, or unprotected passwords. The firm is working closely with law enforcement in its investigation. Read More

 

iPhone 7 jailbreak: iOS hacker Luca Todesco is back at it

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 21, 2016

Can the iPhone 7 be jailbroken? It seems iOS hacker Luca Todesco has answered that question via new screenshots of Cydia running on the handset.

Playing around with the security on his new iPhone 7, Todesco found the iPhone 7 uses a totally new kind of security to protect it from hacks. Read More

 

iOS 10 jailbreak: hacker Luca Todesco shows off iPad with MobileSubstrate support

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 15, 2016

Less than two weeks ago, iOS hacker Luca Todesco, better known to the community as @qwertyoruiop, showed off a working jailbreak on iOS 10, that he called yaluX.

Now he’s at it again with an even more detailed video that demonstrates working Cydia Substrate-based jailbreak tweaks. Read More

 

New teaser video shows downgrading from iOS 9.3.5 may be possible

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 5, 2016

A new teaser video has surfaced on YouTube that appears to show an iPhone 5s being successfully downgraded from iOS 9.3.5 to iOS 9.3.2.

The video demonstrates the use of a third-party tool that the creator is calling Prometheus, but it also brings up a lot of questions that still have yet to be answered. Read More

 

iOS hacker Luca Todesco shows off working jailbreak for iOS 10 beta 8

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 5, 2016

iOS hacker Luca Todesco is at it once again.

Previously having the spotlight for finding a way to jailbreak iOS 9.3.4 shortly after Apple released it to patch Pangu’s iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak, Todesco has published a YouTube video demonstrating a working jailbreak running on iOS 10 beta 8. Read More

 

LocationHandle lets you spoof your location on iOS 9.3.3 [jailbreak]

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 25, 2016

Your location is an important piece of information, and sometimes apps ask for it. If you’re somewhat of a privacy monger, then you might like to keep a lot of apps from acquiring your true location and logging information about you.

With a new jailbreak tweak called LocationHandle, you can actually spoof your location. This tweak works on iOS 9.3.3, unlike many other popular location-spoofing jailbreak tweaks, and we’ll show you how it works in this review. Read More

 

Three jailbreak tweaks for Pokémon GO to try right now

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 24, 2016

Two things of great interest for iPhone owners as of late are Pokémon GO and the new Pangu jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3.

So if you were fans of both worlds, and you want to somehow combine the two, then get ready for our roundup of some of the best jailbreak tweaks for use with Pokémon GO. Read More

 

How to stop your iPhone from asking to install iOS updates

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 18, 2016

iOS can download and install updates without the need to connect to iTunes; this is known as Over-the-Air (OTA) updating.

When you have an OTA update waiting for you, your Settings app typically gets a red badge and iOS will constantly nag you about software updates. The thing is, not everyone always wants to install Apple’s updates.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to disable requests for iOS updates on your iPhone or iPad. This trick will also remove the nagging badge on the Settings app. Read More

 

How to un-jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 with Cydia Eraser

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 12, 2016

Saurik has officially updated Cydia Eraser this week with support for iOS 9.3.3, which means anyone who jailbroke with the Pangu jailbreak tool now has a way to un-jailbreak their devices without using iTunes to restore and update their device.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how and why to use Cydia Eraser to un-jailbreak your iOS 9.3.3 device. Read More

 

Cydia Eraser updated to support iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 11, 2016

Saurik has launched an update for the Cydia Eraser tool on Thursday so that it can now be used to un-jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 if you used the Pangu jailbreak tool.

The timing couldn’t be better, as Apple recently released iOS 9.3.4 and is expected to close the iOS 9.3.3 signing window in the near future. Read More

 

PalBreak tweak lets you use PayPal on jailbroken iOS devices

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 7, 2016

If you have a jailbroken iOS device, then you’re probably familiar with the fact that PayPal is designed to crash on your device to keep you from using the app.

A new free jailbreak tweak called PalBreak is now available in Cydia that lets you disable jailbreak detection via the PayPal app so you can use it even on your jailbroken iOS devices. Read More

 

iOS Hacker Luca Todesco shows off device jailbroken on iOS 9.3.4

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 5, 2016

Despite Apple’s release of iOS 9.3.4 on Thursday, which patched the jailbreak that’s currently available from Pangu for iOS 9.2-9.3.3, it would seem that Apple has failed to fill all of their security holes.

Well-known iOS hacker and developer Luca Todesco has already started sharing teaser images of iOS 9.3.4 jailbroken on Twitter. Read More

 

Last chance to jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 with Pangu as Apple releases iOS 9.3.4 to kill it

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

Apple has released iOS 9.3.4 on Thursday with “important improvements to the security” of iOS.

On the other hand, we understand iOS 9.3.4 actually just kills the semi-untethered jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3. As a result, it’s highly recommended that you get your devices to iOS 9.3.3 and jailbroken if you value having a jailbreak at all. Read More

 

How to install Pangu 1.1 on your jailbroken iOS 9.3.3 device

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

If you’re currently jailbroken on iOS 9.3.3, then we suggest you install the latest version of the English Pangu jailbreak app on your device, because Pangu says it can now embed the 1-year Beijing enterprise certificate that will keep your jailbreak valid until April 2017.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install the new Pangu app and embed the 1-year Beijing enterprise certificate on your device. We promise, it’s not that difficult! Read More

 

How to spoof your location in Pokémon GO [jailbreak]

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 2, 2016

In most typical scenarios, Pokémon GO is a GPS-based game that uses your current location to help you navigate around to find new wild Pokémon to catch.

On the other hand, some people just don’t live in Pokémon-rich areas. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to spoof your location in Pokémon GO by taking advantage of your jailbroken iPhone or iPad. Read More

 
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