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    That didn't take long. Not at all. In fact, I've had my iPad in hand less than 24 hours.

    Using Spirit, comex's jailbreak solution, MuscleNerd has already gained root access to the iPad. An hour ago, MuscleNerd tweeted the above video and said:

    Logging into the iPad...jailbreak style! YouTube - Logging into the iPad...jailbreak style courtesy "Spirit" jailbreak by @comex
    A public, nicely packaged, Cydia including, easy-to-use solution obviously isn't here yet, and there's still a definite possibility any release will be delayed until at least the 3G iPad hits stores, or 3.2 hits the iPhone, purely as a strategic move in the jailbreakers/Apple cat-and-mouse game that may or may not exist.

    Be assured though - it is happening.

    Well that was fun Now the cross-team effort with @chronicdevteam, @comex, @chpwn and others to get *everything* working
    MuscleNerd
    This article was originally published in forum thread: iPad Jailbroken started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 126 Comments
    1. moneybanks14's Avatar
      moneybanks14 -
      Geohot has been very quiet about it all i wonder what he's up to...

      I lol'd hard at this on chpwn twitter.

      "The iPad makes a good pad for writing on. With a piece of paper. Taped to the top."
    1. reggie6801's Avatar
      reggie6801 -
      The reason I got the wifi iPad is because I already have the iPhone 3GS. I wasn't going to pay twice for 3G service if I could tether my iPhone to the the iPad.
    1. ninthchamber99's Avatar
      ninthchamber99 -
      ^ This is the exact what I'm saying!!

      I personally am torn here. First off, the money is not the issue. My problem is that I have almost completely converted over to Apple. I have two iPhones (2G, 3GS) that are both jailbroken, and I got a unibody MBP last July. So I really have a hard time convincing myself that i need an iPad ( I mean, I already have the low end (iPhone) and the high end (MBP), can someone give me any good reasons to get an iPad?
    1. joza1801's Avatar
      joza1801 -
      Where i can download 'spirit' please ?
    1. NArush's Avatar
      NArush -
      Ease of access, speed, screen size and its cool. I'm like you, I've got the same stuff. I don't need the iPad, I just wanted it and I love it. Don't get me wrong as I love my mbp but the iPad makes surfing so easy and I use mywi to surf wherever I want. I'm an appleholic. Get one, I don't think you'll have any regrets. So you'll get the speed in surfing with a bigazz screen along with good productivity.
    1. LEVMAN's Avatar
      LEVMAN -
      Yours and mine........aaaaaarrrrrgggghhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!
    1. M4tt Dam0n's Avatar
      M4tt Dam0n -
      Quote Originally Posted by bschucher View Post
      FAiL!!! Nobody claimed this thing was a business user laptop replacement. It's not. But for a internet, email, movie and music device this thing kicks ***. End of story. There are tons of people this device is perfect for. Hater.
      Look at all the nerds getting excited. while you guys think this is some sort of "war" between apple and the hackers, steve jobs is laughing his *** off because hes making millions on a big ipod touch. like you really think a big company like apple actually cares someone jailbreaks the ipad? infact, they almost want people to jailbreak it because they're gonna make more profit compared to the little they lose in cracked apps.

      And yes the ipad is a piece of ****. I can do everything it does with a device that fits in my pocket, which means I can carry it with me EVERYTIME. you apple brainwashed fanboys will be carrying this huge *** **** while going in clubs, to the mall, the grocery? Damn nerds. The ipad will be useful only to a really specific group of people like students, and i'm still being general.
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      Just because this product is not for you doesn't mean it's a bad product and you have to hate on it. Your negativity and language are offensive...calm down.

      700,000 Americans thought it was for them in ONE DAY so I think it's appealing to a little bit more than a small niche market. Try not to be so narrow minded. Your iPod Touch is actually now a small, slow,P.O.S iPad nano IMO.
    1. moneybanks14's Avatar
      moneybanks14 -
      This is the reason to get an ipad, well basically you could just buy the accessory.

    1. chriskaraokeman's Avatar
      chriskaraokeman -
      I don't understand people slagging Apple off. I always said I would never touch an Apple product, I was A through and through,until the Iphone came along,and there is no comparison. I don't want an Ipad,I got a Vaio and an iphone,I don't need something inbetween them,but good luck to all the people with them. Im still just sat here,waiting to be able to unlock my 3gs,to put my contract sim in. As the time rolls on though,the 4G might appear,and render my phone unwanted! I must admit as well,the HTC desire is turning my head somewhat,apparently it is awesome !
    1. Dorkington's Avatar
      Dorkington -
      iPhone OS 4.0 being announced this Thursday... wonder if this will delay public JailBreaking release...
    1. moneybanks14's Avatar
      moneybanks14 -
      Will It Blend? | Presented By Blendtec

      what a blender where can i buy it from, should make great smoothies.
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      That video made me cry.
    1. zozodouce's Avatar
      zozodouce -
      i don't understand why so much hate for apple,a very good device, and an amazing product.the ipad is so amazing i have not once put down from the time ups delivered it to me.
    1. moneybanks14's Avatar
      moneybanks14 -
      I just connected my jb itouch to my plasma and basically just created myself an ipad 2g

      Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon79 View Post
      That video made me cry.
      i bet it left a bitter taste in your mouth, i thought it tasted good.
    1. eg6motion's Avatar
      eg6motion -
      it's a niche device. If you have the money and want a new gadget, then the ipad is great. It's a great experience using it as I originally wasn't going to buy one. But it's a valid argument that it's a weird device. I think the best thing to justify the cost is if you planned on buying a kindle DX...either for books, magazines, or school books... the iPad is that and far much more. Everyone buys things they don't need at some point, and IMO, the iPad is the new gen1 iPhone that everyone blasted until they used it and had to have one.
    1. Jay316's Avatar
      Jay316 -
      The iPad sucks, even if you can jailbreak it, just buy a netbook that can run OSX, you save money and can multiboot OS's.
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      lol @ the iPad haters

      iPad is an amazing device.
    1. javiert30's Avatar
      javiert30 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Jay316 View Post
      The iPad sucks, even if you can jailbreak it, just buy a netbook that can run OSX, you save money and can multiboot OS's.
      You have that notebook?
    1. dicksharard's Avatar
      dicksharard -
      Right on man