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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. iTouch-Warrior's Avatar
      iTouch-Warrior -
      Personally I don't know ANYTHING about hacking...but I really don't know what took him/them so long...

      The s4P-something guys were a total fake...Chronic-Dev and their greenpois0n were nothing but fakes too...and GeoHot kept saying he wasn't working on any untethered jailbreak...at least it's closer now...I really can't wait!!
    1. Nvrkot's Avatar
      Nvrkot -
      Muscle Nerd!!! Whats up! I know this video was about George's unlock, but if I remember correctly you were the first one to find a crash. We all thank you for your continual hard work and look forward to the progress you guys have made. Many thanks for giving the community easier access to our phones. You my friend are a rock star.
    1. MuscleNerd's Avatar
      MuscleNerd -
      Hi Nvrkot....um first, thanks

      This video wasn't really about an unlock (a cellphone unlock), but that falls in same category as what I mentioned above with the jailbreak Neither the jailbreak nor the unlock will be used right now on 3.1.3 by anyone....they're best used for a real update (which 3.1.3 isn't).

      Quote Originally Posted by Frostbite View Post
      Oh God he better not release this before the next software update.
      Don't worry, geohot knows that 3.1.3 was bait too
    1. whereswaldo's Avatar
      whereswaldo -
      yay!
    1. s0uthp013's Avatar
      s0uthp013 -
      finally its comming. been wating for quite a while.
    1. s1l3nt's Avatar
      s1l3nt -
      yayyy!!!!
    1. senfinger's Avatar
      senfinger -
      F...Yes = ) lol

      Amazing... and glad I held out on the Nexus...
    1. adarsh's Avatar
      adarsh -
      Really sweet. I was waiting for it for a long time. I guess it will work for iphone 3gs 3.1.3 with 5.12.1 baseband, please say, yes.
    1. madpoet's Avatar
      madpoet -
      I just need to get a jailbroken 3gs on 3.1.3 with Rock back so I can use MyWi with my iPad Had to upgrade and lost my lovely hacked phone
    1. eaglesteve's Avatar
      eaglesteve -
      We're so blessed to have Geohot.
    1. glassJAw's Avatar
      glassJAw -
      Awesome work
    1. coloradoxmfan's Avatar
      coloradoxmfan -
      THANK YOU IN ADVANCE, GEOHOT!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

      To those of you who have been ungrateful for the hard work the Dev's put into making & maintaining the possibility of jailbreaking, unlocking (the true potential of our phones), etc., maybe now you will truly show some appreciation... ESPECIALLY if you lost your jailbreak.
    1. Zeal's Avatar
      Zeal -
      I dont understand!
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      The next big firmware release will most likely be iPhone OS 3.2 which is what the iPad is running. This will most likely be released within the same time frame as the iPad shipment. I don't think we'll have to wait very long for this jailbreak release.
    1. Sams iHelp's Avatar
      Sams iHelp -
      yes! i can live again without worrying about running my battery down and having to wait to get home to ring someone. FINALLY! but to be honest then i won't be able to try out my own experimental jailbreak... it's in the making but if it doesn't work, i'll scrap it
    1. DoYouLikeLuxury?'s Avatar
      DoYouLikeLuxury? -
      Quote Originally Posted by adarsh View Post
      Really sweet. I was waiting for it for a long time. I guess it will work for iphone 3gs 3.1.3 with 5.12.1 baseband, please say, yes.
      Did you not read what MuscleNerd just said?
    1. Zehlek's Avatar
      Zehlek -
      Sweet, I will be able to upgrade. i have been having iPhone issues with my 3.1.2 BB 05.12.01 while being Jailbroken
    1. nipsey's Avatar
      nipsey -
      geo-hot needs some sun baddddddddd
    1. ro0oney's Avatar
      ro0oney -
      an improvement.
      can't wait for the final jailbreak, i can't stand this trashy iphone of mine anymore.
    1. Mbeck0265's Avatar
      Mbeck0265 -
      Did anyone else notice that the headphone jack was on the bottom ? was that an ipod ?