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  • GeoHot Announces Untethered Jailbreak! Release Date Still Unknown


    I feel like it's groundhog day with this announcement. GeoHot who has been almost silent on the untethered jailbreaking issues, is indeed still in the game and has finally announced an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 3GS, iPod touch 2G, 3G, and we can only assume the iPad!

    The jailbreak is all software based, and is as simple to use as blackra1n. It is completely untethered, works on all current tethered models(ipt2, 3gs, ipt3), and will probably work on iPad too.
    While the groundhog may have poked his head out, he left no real indication of when the winter season may end. GeoHot has not announced a release date and as per usual, but I can only expect that this release will be made public when the time is appropriate, such as new firmware updates (if they don't break the exploit)

    As soon as this hits the public, we will be sure to let you know!

    George Hotz (geohot) on Twitter
    On the iPhone
    YouTube - Untethered Jailbreak
    This article was originally published in forum thread: GeoHot Announces Untethered Jailbreak! Release Date Still Unknown started by nickhesson View original post
    Comments 203 Comments
    1. inc188's Avatar
      inc188 -
      Sweer

      I meant "sweet"
    1. sonyman74's Avatar
      sonyman74 -
      Man I can not wait.
    1. Raptors's Avatar
      Raptors -
      Way to go Geo
    1. djerrol's Avatar
      djerrol -
      cant wait for snow day
    1. ipodboy61's Avatar
      ipodboy61 -
      Finally, I can stop rebooting all my friends damn 3GS's! lol
    1. soulthoughts's Avatar
      soulthoughts -
      Yes! This is huge for all those that have a tethered jb..not me though.
    1. The Maestro's Avatar
      The Maestro -
      Yes! Now I can get a new 3gs! This one has too many issues. Took a while but thank god it's here.
    1. neodude237's Avatar
      neodude237 -
      THANK YOU GEOHOT. This along with a 5.12 unlock would be incredible. I am looking forward to this.
    1. zozodouce's Avatar
      zozodouce -
      All i want is a jailbreak ipad,cant wait for next week,hahahahahahaha.
    1. camo2284's Avatar
      camo2284 -
      It's going to be also for the new bootrom? Please say yes!!
    1. mikerlx's Avatar
      mikerlx -
      I am happy! Thanks Hotz
    1. elnekis's Avatar
      elnekis -
      Very good work.
    1. staterunner180's Avatar
      staterunner180 -
      The song describes GeoHot perfectly.
    1. risingkazuya05's Avatar
      risingkazuya05 -
      @camo2284
      of course it's for the new bootrom. They're the untethered ones that need blackra1n to kick em out of recovery whenever u reboot
    1. reddawg's Avatar
      reddawg -
      Isn't this what Apple was waiting for? For the iPhone hackers to tip their hand before OS 4.0 is released. Any new exploit released now will be closed in the next major firmware release. Hopefully, GeoHot has other expolits in his back pocket.
    1. rhekt's Avatar
      rhekt -
      the video didnt show much of anything. dont hold your breath. im sure it will be riddled with flaws per usual with georges' releases. how many times did he tweet "i am not working on an untethered jailbreak nor will i ever be. get over it."

      thank god im not tethered.
    1. angiepangie's Avatar
      angiepangie -
      ^Notice that nothing's been released.
      No additional details have been given.

      Apple has almost no information to go on except that there is one
    1. Cer0's Avatar
      Cer0 -
      Also reports around are stating that the iPads are in ship mode, and waiting for April 3rd. So the first batch are a done deal almost to be able to use this if possible. Hopefully they won't fix it by the 3G release.
    1. billmilo's Avatar
      billmilo -
      bravo