70% Of The iPads Are Jailbroken

iPad Jailbreak

We regularly conduct polls and love to gather data from our users to learn more about them. Last month’s poll asked them whether they had Jailbroken their iPad or not? Our readers gleefully entered their choices and to our surprise, 70% of the answers to the question “Is your iPad Jailbroken?” turned out to be ‘Yes’.

The remaining 25% chose the answer in negative while the balance 5% were indifferent.

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How To – Convert your iPhone into an iPad (Proselytization Series)

For those of you, who have not got the iPad yet but already own an iPhone or iPod touch, here’s how you could emulate the iPad and make your iPod touch or iPhone feel the same.

To do this, you MUST have a jailbroken iPhone. Just follow the below mentioned steps and in no time at all, your iPhone would feel like an iPad.

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Connecting your iPad with a Bluetooth Mouse

iPad, touted as a net-book replacement and a laptop killer has surely caught the eyes of millions worldwide and it is reproducing in huge numbers . For Apple and for the world, this little device has achieved success with numbers. (even the Numbers App has tasted success)

The touch is extremely responsive and the interface is just so-cool. Some have argued that touching is nothing similar to using a mouse and a keyboard. For you guys out there, who feel so – the jailbreakers have a great solution to offer.

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One-Click iPad Jailbreak

A new Jailbreak tool known as Spirit claims to jailbreak your iPad with just a single click. The tool is available for both Mac and Windows and with Spirit Jailbreak, you could jailbreak your iPad with just a single click. You need to connect your iPad to your computer and open up iTunes. Once your iPad is synced and backed up, you are ready to use this tool.

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Jailbreaking – Is it worth it?

Jailbreaking seems to be a word which every iPhone, iPod touch and even iPad user is familiar with. Earlier, Jailbreaking used to be a notorious task and though people eagerly wanted it, they seemed to be scared of attempting it. These days even a 3rd Grader seems to be aware of the term and just wants to risk it to get the biscuit. But these days the jailbreakers have become even more proficient and have developed tools such as Blackra1n which makes Jailbreaking a ‘no big deal’. Of-course, Jailbreaking has its own pros and cons, but is it worth it?

1. Jailbreaking your iPhone OS allows you to run arbitrary code on your device .This allows you to download paid apps for free.

2. It installs a few custom based libraries to your iPhone OS which lets you increase the features of your iDevice.

3. Many of the features such as Multitasking, Folders which are now available on the iPhone OS 4.0 were available to jailbroken users quite some time back.

4. You could not upgrade your device as soon as a new firmware is released by Apple but within a week or so, the jailbreaking community usually comes up with a solution.

5. Jailbreaking does not at all slow down your device; though it adds a few additional libraries, it does not affect device performance.

6. Jailbreaking allows you to take customization on your iPhone/iPod touch to a completely new level. You could change fonts, home screen background, apply new themes and loads more.

7. While jailbreaking, there is only a 0.1% chance that you may brick your device. Though, this happens rarely.

8. Warranty does get void, but many people just restore their device back using iTunes and Apple does not even come to know about the jailbreak.

9. Recent Jailbreaking techniques don’t even add a custom firmware which leads to less chances of your device being bricked.

10. Once you jailbreak, your device is vulnerable to a lot of viruses like iKee and its variants. You need to quickly change the root password of your device.

11. After jailbreaking, many security guru’s advice you not to use online banking services from your iPhone/iPod touch.

12. And after all that, the most important thing – You finally retain freedom. You are free from Apple’s strict rules and policies.

Go ahead and evaluate your decision on whether to jailbreak or not.

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak Tool Released

It has just been only a few weeks since Apple launched the preview version of iPhone OS 4.0. But the  Jailbreaking community is almost instantly back with a Jailbreak for the extremely new OS which has yet once again been Jailbroken. The iPhone Dev Team has released a jailbreak for iPhone OS 4 beta 1. If you are not a developer and have still managed to get your hands on the new OS, you could very well try this one too. Jailbreaking does have its pros and cons but this time there are a whole set of warnings included;so better be careful.

This Jailbreak unlike others is complicated and is aimed at developers and not at the general public yet. For now, this Beta release supports only Mac OS X, iPhone 3G and the 4.0 beta firmware. Eventually, if you want to have a step-by-step guide on how to Jailbreak iPhone OS 4.0 beta 1, take a look at the detailed instructions here.

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