By Cody Lee on Apr 19, 2012
As most of you know, JailbreakCon, the world’s largest jailbreak conference, will be taking place in the USA later this year. Hackers, developers and enthusiasts will all gather in San Francisco on September 29th to talk about, what else, jailbreaking.
And for those of you that are under the impression that this is going to be just a tiny get-together, think again. The WWJC (WorldWide Jailbreak Convention) crew just posted a video of a tour inside the convention’s massive 13,500 square foot venue… Read More
By Cody Lee on Mar 8, 2012
The folks behind MyGreatFest, the world’s first jailbreaking convention, have just announced that they have confirmed the date and location for its 2012 event: JailbreakCon.
Jailbreakers, tweak developers and iOS hackers will be gathering at the South San Francisco Conference Center in — you guessed it — San Francisco, California, on September 29th.
And wait until you see this list of guest speakers… Read More
By Cody Lee on Feb 14, 2012
Last Summer marked the world’s first ever jailbreak convention, MyGreatFest. Taking place in London, UK, the conference allowed hackers, developers, and fans to hang out and talk about one of their common passions — jailbreaking.
With appearances from the Chronic Dev Team, Saurik and other notable speakers, the first conference was a resounding success. And now under its new name, JailbreakCon, the team is looking to build on that success with a USA-based event… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 19, 2011
JailbreakCon, formerly known as MyGreatFest, was the world’s first jailbreak convention held in London this past weekend. Speakers like saurik and members of the Chronic Dev Team spoke on the state of jailbreaking, and other prominent developers from the community shared insights into different aspects of the jailbreak world.
We gave you coverage of what you missed at the last JailbreakCon, but many of you have wanted to watch videos of the presentations. Good news: the video of the entire event has been posted online… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 17, 2011
MyGreatFest, the world’s first jailbreak convention, was held earlier today in London. The event featured presentations from prominent figures in the jailbreak community, including saurik and members of the Chronic Dev Team.
The convention featured 6 main keynotes with an array of speakers. We’ve collected some of the highlights from MyGreatFest for those that weren’t able to tune into the livestream… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 17, 2011
Jay Freeman, a.k.a. “saurik,” took the stage at MyGreatFest, the world’s first jailbreak convention, to talk about his hugely successful jailbreak store known as Cydia. As the father of Cydia and the most prominent figure in the jailbreaking community, Freeman shared insight into the history and future of Cydia and jailbreaking.
We’ve collected some highlights and quotes from Freeman’s talk at MyGreatFest… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 17, 2011
P0sixninja and iOPK took that stage at MyGreatFest earlier today to talk about the Chronic Dev Team and jailbreaking. Chronic Dev frontman Joshua Hill (p0sixninja) had some important announcements to make, including the news that the team has found a record breaking 5 new exploits for an iPhone 5 and iPad 2 jailbreak.
The Chronic Dev Team is ready to jailbreak the iPhone 5 with the new exploits that have been discovered, and the exploits already work on the iPad 2… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 16, 2011
We originally told you about MyGreatFest, the world’s first jailbreak convention, earlier this year. We watched the convention progress from a dream to reality, with speakers like Saurik, P0sixninja, and other great minds from the jailbreak community slated to give presentations.
MyGreatFest starts tomorrow in London, UK at The Old Truman Brewery. Some of you have already told us that you will be attending, but if you’re not going to be able to make it across the pond to attend in person, we’ve got good news: the convention will be streamed online for free! Read More
By Alex Heath on May 11, 2011
Things are shaping up very nicely for the world’s first jailbreak and iDevice convention. MyGreatFest will hold its first gathering this September in London, U.K. for fellow geeks and the iDevice community.
Among other prominent speakers, like Jay “saurik” Freeman himself, the MyGrestFest team has managed to snag famed hacker and Chronic Dev Team member, Joshua Hill (P0sixninja) as a speaker for the upcoming event. The jailbreak and unlock wizard, MusceNerd, has also been confirmed as the keynote speaker for MyGreatFest’s event next year in the United States. Read More
By Alex Heath on May 7, 2011
We’ve told you about the world’s first jailbreak and iOS convention, MyGreatFest. The event will take place this September in London, U.K. and will be a convention for the jailbreak and iDevice community.
Speakers like the creator of Cydia, saurik, and other prominent members of the jailbreak community are already scheduled to speak at MyGrestFest, and now famed jailbreak dev P0sixninja has expressed interest in attending September’s event… Read More
By Cody Lee on Apr 13, 2011
We’ve told you about MyGreatFest, the jailbreaking event that will allow thousand of iDevice hackers to congregate. It looks like the folks over at ModMyi also see jailbreaking as a great way for folks to connect.
It appears they are using Meetup.com, a website geared to help organize a local group or find one in your area, as a vehicle for this endeavor. From Tampa, Florida to Everett, Washington, these ‘meetups’ between jailbreakers have already started to take place… Read More
By Alex Heath on Apr 5, 2011
The folks at MyGreatFest will be holding the world’s first iDevice/jailbreak convention later this year in London, UK. Craig and the rest of the planning team have been working extremely hard over the past months to create the ultimate convention experience for jailbreak and iDevice enthusiasts.
The details for September’s convention are shaping up nicely, and there is now a video tour of the venue. The Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane in London will be where speakers like the creator of Cydia, saurik, present talks and presentations to fellow geeks.
Take a look below for the video walkthrough of the MyGreatFest venue… Read More
By Alex Heath on Mar 1, 2011
In case you didn’t know, MyGreatFest is a new convention taking place later this year. MyGreatFest is not any normal gathering; it is the world’s first iDevice and jailbreak convention.
We’ve already given you several details about MyGreatFest. The first event will be held this September in London, U.K. The team behind MyGreatFest plans on holding more conferences in the U.S. after the first event takes off.
We here at iDB are proud to announce that we are an official sponsor of MyGreatFest, and we will be bringing you more coverage of the convention as the date approaches.
By Alex Heath on Feb 24, 2011
MyGreatFest is going to be the world’s first jailbreak and iCommunity convention. The event will take place on September 17, 2011 in London, UK.
The conference is still being organized, but the MyGreatFest team promises that their convention will be an educational and fun experience for any iDevice user. They already have the one and only Jay “saurik” Freeman confirmed as a keynote speaker for the convention (he invented jailbreaking). So, we know they mean business.