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03-31-2008, 05:56 PM #1
Dev Team has been bought out - immediate withdrawl from the iPhone community
posted on the iphone-dev.org site:
iPhone DevTeam PRESS RELEASE
The "DevTeam" would like to announce the immediate withdrawal from the iPhone development arena.
It was anticipated that the DevTeam would be releasing a tool for the iPhone sometime this week, unfortunately it has been decided to withdraw all development activities on this tool.
Criticism of the validity of the tool has been reported in the press and certain actions were taken to prevent the release of the tool on the 30th March.
Due to these actions, certain developers ceased their work immediately, with others reconsidering their position.
On Monday the 31st of March the DevTeam was approached by an unnamed party to sell all of thei intellectual property and related applications.
After much consideration the offer was accepted and work has ceased.
The name of the company that has made this offer is private, and the details of the deal are confidential.
Our only comment is that Pwnage Tool and other such applications will not be seen outside of the lab.
We would like to thank our users for their support over the last 10 months.
Anybody get tomorrow's date?
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03-31-2008, 06:00 PM #2
03-31-2008, 06:01 PM #3Damn
This is very sad! never thought that they would be bought by anyone.. it is a matter of time till someone else does the same tool .. Fairwell Dev Team ..
03-31-2008, 06:02 PM #4
iPhone 4 4.0 Jailbreakme
iPad Wifi 3.2 jailbreakme
03-31-2008, 06:02 PM #5
I wonder if beta testers will come forward with the unfinished version
03-31-2008, 06:03 PM #6
please tell me this is an april fools joke - really - tell me that
03-31-2008, 06:03 PM #7
holy crap i think i cried a little. NO PWNAGE ARRRR ARRRR ARRR I BET APPLE BOUGHT EM. ARRR NO PWNAGE ARRR NO PWNAGE"Its better to be a pirate than join the navy"Steve Jobs
03-31-2008, 06:04 PM #8Agreed
Yup well check tommorrow and It'll say APRILS FOOLS!!!!!! Kinda cruel though cause for a couple seconds i tgought it was real.
03-31-2008, 06:04 PM #9
Yeah, we'll see I hope so.
03-31-2008, 06:04 PM #10
I think it may be an April 1 prank... At least I hope it is
03-31-2008, 06:05 PM #11
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03-31-2008, 06:05 PM #13
MMSiphone good point i think that would be it!
03-31-2008, 06:05 PM #14
i hope so....this make me go =[
03-31-2008, 06:10 PM #15
i literally panicked for about 30 seconds then i remembered what tomorrow is.....at least i hope soiLive an iLife
03-31-2008, 06:11 PM #16
AAAAWWW PLEASE DONT LEAVE US!!! WE LOVE U GUYS!!! But good luck for whatever ur decision is. But we appreciate all the hard works u've creted for us! Thanks a lot but WE HOPE U ARE KIDDING US ABOUT THIS>>>
03-31-2008, 06:14 PM #17
- Join Date
- Dec 2007
- Vancouver, BC
- Thanked 5 Times in 1 Post
Please, please be an April Fools gag.
Otherwise, RIP Dev Team.
03-31-2008, 06:15 PM #18
Wow well this put a damper on my week...
03-31-2008, 06:15 PM #19
Depending on their time zone it may already be April 1st where they are. Glad I was reminded, have to get to work early tomorrow and stick post it notes under all the laser mice.....hehehehe.
03-31-2008, 06:16 PM #20
i really doubt they would accept any offers..
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