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How to jailbreak an Apple TV 2

Compared to other media set-top boxes, the Apple TV can appear somewhat limited. Out of the box it offers a limited number of channel apps and, unless you're invested in the Apple ecosystem, its AirPlay features are marginal at best. But the good news is you can get more content (a lot more), and additional functionality out of your Apple TV 2 with a simple jailbreak. It allows you to install popular apps like XBMC that make it easier to stream digital content throughout your home network. You're also able to find hundreds of internet channels like you'd find on a Roku. Read More

Mobile Technology

iOS 6.1.3 will kill evasi0n jailbreak

The jailbreak for iOS 6 was one of the most difficult to come by for the hacking community. A tethered jailbreak for older devices hit shortly after Apple launched the OS, but an untethered jailbreak seemed like it was never going to happen. Of course, the evad3rs crew eventually made it happen with the evasi0n jailbreak tool. Not long after it came out, Apple already has iOS 6.1.3 in beta, which is set to fix at least one of the exploits used for the evasi0n jailbreak.Read More

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The best jailbreak apps in Cydia

The jailbreak community has been churning out iPhone apps since before the App Store existed. Some of those apps even served as – ahem – "inspiration" for Apple-made iOS features (Wi-Fi Sync and MobileNotifier come to mind). But as much as iOS has evolved, Cydia is still a hotbed of innovation. Which of its apps stand out? Let's take a look at the all-time best jailbreak apps. Read More

Pirated app community Hackulous shuts down for good

A seemingly popular community used by iOS jailbreakers to download pirated App Store applications has shut down without any warning to users. Hackulous, the community that has ceased to exist, also had a jailbreak application for downloading and installing apps called Installous. The Cydia repository for Hackulous has also gone down, along with a site that worked with Hackulous and its app, known as Apptrackr. Read More

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How to jailbreak iOS 6.0.1

iOS is beloved by millions of customers, but some of them find Apple's walled garden to be constricting. For them, there is jailbreaking. Though there is typically a gap between the releases of iOS software and their corresponding jailbreaks, iOS 6.0.1 was jailbroken in rapid-fire fashion, and we have the full instructions.Read More

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