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As the night follows the day, surely an updated Pwnage tool must follow the release of a new iPhone operating system. True to form, the dedicated hackers of the iPhone Dev Team have posted a blog entry detailing the steps needed to jailbreak (and, in some cases, unlock) iPhones running the new softw...

June 19th 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Emoji, Japanese for "picture" + "letter," is a set of picture characters used in Japan much in the same way as emoticons here in the US. The Emoji pictographs, however, offer a wider variety of images than emoticons which are typically limited to just expressing an emotion or facial expression such...

January 26th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Erica Sadun has written an article over at Ars all about teaching your touchable pocket pal some nasty habits. If your language is generally more "explicit," or you just have a need for the iPhone (or iPod Touch) to learn someone's last name, then take heart, ye weary iPhone typists! We previously...

January 21st 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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For iPhone owners who want the benefit of the 2.1 firmware, but also want to run their jail-broken applications, the iPhone Dev Team has just released PwnageTool and QuickPwn for 2.1 devices. Please note: this does NOT work with the new iPod Touch 2g and is for iPhones or first generation Touch devi...

September 13th 2008 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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With firmware 2.1 now out for the iPhone and iPod touch we bring you the inevitable PwnageTool and QuickPwn response. Apparently, the DevTeam took offense to a previous posting where we questioned the relevancy of continued jailbreaks in the age of the AppStore and official, worldwide iPhone distri...

September 13th 2008 at 10:52am 0 Comments
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We have pwnage. Before you get too excited, we're talking just iPod touch -- the update that's been around since Tuesday afternoon -- not for iPhone 2.1, released this morning. That having been said, point your browser over to quickpwn.com to grab the latest version of the iPod QuickPwn. Now there...

September 12th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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While the DevTeam rightly asserts that Apple can't undo the bug exploited by PwnageTool via firmware update alone, it's still subject to the whims of iTunes connectivity. In fact, iTunes 8 seems to detect jailbroken devices jailbreaking attempts and then stomps its feet and refuses to play nice. Wh...

September 11th 2008 at 6:26am 0 Comments
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If you are the iPhone jailbreaking type, then you might want to know that Pwnage Tool from the iPhone Dev Team has been updated to version 2.0.3.This version includes the following new features: Support for iPhone/iPod touch firmware 2.0.2 5C1 Updated version of Installer.app beta 6 New...

August 25th 2008 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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Well, judging by the dozens of tips we just got, it's time to once again get your Pwnage on with version 2.0.2 (which was released to counter the, um, "fixes" in iPhone firmware 2.0.1). As usual, hit up the read link.[Thanks to everyone who sent this in]

August 9th 2008 at 4:41am 0 Comments
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Well, judging by the dozens of tips we just got, it's time to once again get your Pwnage on with version 2.0.2 (which was released to counter the, um, "fixes" in iPhone firmware 2.0.1). As usual, hit up the read link.Update: WinPwn 2.0.0.4 is out as well.[Thanks to everyone who sent this in]

August 9th 2008 at 4:41am 0 Comments
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This weekend, the iPhone Dev Team delivered an iPhone 2.0 jailbreak. Today, TUAW invites you to chat about the jailbreak, about the new Cydia installer, and about the future of iPhone jailbreak development and use. Follow the jump to join in our discussion.

July 21st 2008 at 11:25am 0 Comments