Tag Archives: Jailbreak

Apple stops signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3

Apple today has stopped signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3, which kills the user’s ability to upgrade or downgrade to anything that isn’t iOS 9.3.4. For most people, closing the window is insignificant. However, those who are looking to jailbreak their devices, this is bad news as any device on iOS 9.3.4 is now stuck and can no longer downgrade to iOS…

My thoughts on jailbreaking in 2016

I feel like jailbreaking has become one of those things where the public goes, “Jailbreaking? That makes your phone insecure. Why would anyone want to do that?” And while this post won’t necessarily be about it, it does have some negative connotations. As someone who used to be on top of the jailbreak scene, in fact it’s how I got into the…

Apple stops signing iOS 9.0.2, downgrading from iOS 9.1 not possible

A little over a week since Apple releases iOS 9.1 to the public, the company has decided to stop signing iOS 9.0.2, which was released nearly a month ago. In Apple’s eye this is perfectly normal. The company gave it some time to see if there were any major bugs in the latest version and when there wasn’t Apple stopped signing the old firmware in order…

Users report TaiG jailbreak 2.0.0 hanging at 20%, here’s how to fix it

Following the release of TaiG’s iOS 8.3 jailbreak this morning, many users have reported on social media that the jailbreak process hangs at the 20% mark. Luckily, a quick fix has been found, as reported by iDownloadBlog. In order to get around this pesky bug, all you need to do is downgrade your version of iTunes to version 12.1.0. Downgrading is fairly…

iOS 8.3 patches TaiG jailbreak exploit

Bad news for jailbreakers: iOS 8.3, released to the public yesterday, includes several security patches including one for a key exploit used by TaiG for jailbreaking devices. As well as user-facing improvements to Emoji and the new iCloud Photo Library service, iOS 8.3 comes stacked with almost 40 behind-the-scenes security updates which, as MuscleNerd…

Stratos jailbreak tweak brings the App Switcher to Control Center

Stratos is a highly anticipated jailbreak tweak which finally made its way onto Cydia this week. The tweak is designed to combine the Control Center and App Switcher, in a similar style to the original Auxo, which was released for iOS 6 back in 2012. Stratos shrinks down the App Switcher cards to fit inside the Control Center, which can be accessed by…