You can jailbreak iOS 6.1, but there are some catches

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You can jailbreak iOS 6.1, but there are some catches

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Released just yesterday, iOS 6.1 can be jailbroken via the program Redsn0w, but only in tethered mode and only for older iDevices.

As detailed by the Microsoft-focused tech site Redmond Pie, Redsn0w version 0.9.15b3 can jailbreak Apple ‘s latest OS. The jailbreak requires that your device be tethered, meaning you’ll have to connect it to your computer each time you restart it.

Further, the latest version of Redsn0w supports only older iDevices with an A4 chip or earlier. That means it’ll work on devices like the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and 4th-gen iPod Touch but not on the iPhone 5 or the latest iPads or Touches.

However, an untethered jailbreak could kick off as soon as Super Bowl Sunday — February 3 — according to Redmond Pie. An iPhone Dev team known as evad3rs has been working on a full iOS 6.1 jailbreak.

The new jailbreak would be untethered, so there’d be no need to connect your iDevice to a PC. And it would support a … [Read more]

You can jailbreak iOS 6.1, but there are some catches

You can jailbreak iOS 6.1, but there are some catches

You can jailbreak iOS 6.1, but there are some catches

You can jailbreak iOS 6.1, but there are some catches

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