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  • Is Rubyra1n the Name of Geohot's Next Jailbreak?


    Sooner or later, George Hotz - the hacker known in our circles as Geohot - will release another jailbreak for iOS devices. While there's little else to report on Geohot's jailbreak front, there is growing talk about what it will be called. And it may very well be Geohot himself who indirectly spilled the beans.

    Eric Calouro, editor and CEO of Erictric Media, reported Wednesday evening that Rubyra1n may the name of Geohot's next release. Why the speculation? Well, it turns out that the domain "rubyra1n.com’ was registered with the same information found on the WHOIS page as Geohot’s other well-known domains. So could the name brought us the blackra1n and limera1n jailbreak methods be readying Rubyra1n? That's the buzz at the moment.

    The prospective arrival of "Rubyra1n" would have likely remained the most talked about news in our community today if not for the Twitter update earlier on Thursday heralding word that RedSn0w 0.9.7b4 will be released today. According to a member of the iPhone Dev Team: "Today’s beta4 will eliminate separate usbmuxd process (so many more Mac users can use it). After that, expand to Windows." This, as we know, is the 4th beta of the new “backup method,” something redsn0w has dubbed “Jailbreak Monte.”

    Erictric
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Is Rubyra1n the Name of Geohot's Next Jailbreak? started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 133 Comments
    1. BrutuSX's Avatar
      BrutuSX -
      Any idea if it will be untethered? (if Geohot comes out of retirement, again.)
    1. stlcaddie's Avatar
      stlcaddie -
      Geohot wouldn't waste time on a Un-tethered jailbreak, at least I doubt it.
    1. z3r01's Avatar
      z3r01 -
      interesting
    1. rhekt's Avatar
      rhekt -
      Interesting indeed
    1. awesomeSlayer's Avatar
      awesomeSlayer -
      Yes, interesting...
    1. DisneyRicky's Avatar
      DisneyRicky -
      I think the name is cool... Just wait until mac n cheese ra1n comes out... WOO CRAYOLA!! xD
    1. punjabi212's Avatar
      punjabi212 -
      That would be sweet if it was untethered.
    1. whereswaldo's Avatar
      whereswaldo -
      not to ra1n on his parade (pun intended), but Rubyra1n is a terrible name
    1. Dizi's Avatar
      Dizi -
      Who cares what its called, as long as it works, and soon.
    1. Cowboy's Avatar
      Cowboy -
      Hmm grom what i heard that name was purchased the same time limera1n was about a year ago. I dont know if geohotz been working on a jailbreak but if so wouldn't surprise me if we get a release a little sooner then what the devs are planning.
    1. ninthchamber99's Avatar
      ninthchamber99 -
      Correct me if I'm wrong, but weren't the other 'ra1n's all untethered? I believe they were so hopefully, if this is indeed accurate, the next 'Rubyra1n' will too be untethered.
    1. AUZambo's Avatar
      AUZambo -
      Must be a slow day for news!
    1. Cowboy's Avatar
      Cowboy -
      Quote Originally Posted by AUZambo View Post
      Must be a slow day for news!
      Do you have anything better?
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      wow, say something in a public irc chat room and it spreads across the web like wildfire
    1. AUZambo's Avatar
      AUZambo -
      Quote Originally Posted by Westerman View Post
      Do you have anything better?
      Not really. But then again, it's not my job to. I often complain about the performance of professional athletes as well...but Lord knows I couldn't do any better.

      I just found this article a little funny.
    1. fijimanfiji's Avatar
      fijimanfiji -
      It's sad when the "name" of the next jailbreak by Geohot is news....
    1. TheB3ast's Avatar
      TheB3ast -
      Wooohooooo!!!!!!!
    1. thacarta1's Avatar
      thacarta1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by BrutuSX View Post
      Any idea if it will be untethered? (if Geohot comes out of retirement, again.)
      Geohot wouldn't waste his time on a tethered jb n who said he went back n2 retirement aftr limera1n! Dude knows the community needs him now mor than evr!!
    1. CX3NT3_713's Avatar
      CX3NT3_713 -
      I think geohot is THA best barrnone
    1. thacarta1's Avatar
      thacarta1 -
      Geohot is the caped crusader!!