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Geohot Jailbreaks the iPhone 4

Geohot Jailbreaks the iPhone 4

Posted July 10, 2010 at 11:36am by iClarified
Geohot has announced that he has jailbroken the iPhone 4.

As far as a release goes, it probably won't happen from me. limera1n is little more than a raindrop on a website; it was never mentioned by me previous to this post. pwned4life is a complete invention of some blogger in a basement somewhere. When I said pwned for life, I was referring to the original iPhone, 3G, and Touch; which of course are, by the aptly named PwnageTool. Again, please don't ask for release dates. Every person that does makes me want to release a little bit less.

Considering that there already is a userland jailbreak coming for all 4.0 devices; Geohot may save his exploit for the future.

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hitman - July 12, 2010 at 10:15am
i respect geohot for what hes done so far but i have to agree with alot of the comments on here. & he was kicked off the dev-team. anyone dont believe heres the link https://iclarified.com/1524
Andre - July 12, 2010 at 7:23pm
I wholeheartedly agree. This Geohot guy needs a lesson on attitude.
AllAppleGuy - July 12, 2010 at 8:11am
Yawn - July 12, 2010 at 3:09am
And what has he actually provided that is intellectually great? He has talked about what he has done and that is the only reason he is being talked about. I have been around since the iPhone came out, admiring, using and contributing cash for the privilege of using the work that some of these brilliant people have put out and the bulk of it has come from others and not Geohot. Ever since the first jailbreak, as soon as a new innovation is required Geohot jumps in and announces he has done it first but releases nothing. Actions should speak louder than words, but Geohot has learned that if he shouts first and loudest, he gets the public accreditation.
geohot - July 11, 2010 at 9:30pm
limera1n RC1 now available for download, visit www.limera1n.com
geohoot - July 12, 2010 at 1:10am
thanks....the iphone 4 jailbreak limerai1n was really cool....
kytalie - July 11, 2010 at 2:07pm
I cant agree more...
Will-Ice - July 11, 2010 at 12:53pm
Seems like everybody now jailbreaks the iphone but doesn't want to release the jailbreak.........hey Geo......if you dont want to release the jailbreak....thats good but.....for all I know until you do this is photoshop....especially now that the new Photoshop CS5 is out.......so your words are falling on deaf ears
Hammid - July 11, 2010 at 10:52am
Wooohoo! This is just what he said about 3.1.3 (untethered and never released!) and PS3 "Other OS", also never released to the public. And now iOS 4, which humble Dev-Team are hard at work on. For those claiming he does all this stuff for free, he's not. God knows in what way people thank him and how many of those donate. George Hotz has a big mouth.
Blondie - July 11, 2010 at 8:08am
Yah, that is what he said on 3.1.3. let comex userland release the jailbreak and he will be waiting for firmware 4.0 release. Now iOS 4.0 is here, waiting for 4.xx before releasing?????????
chriskrap - July 11, 2010 at 1:08pm
They also say "The chances of anything coming from Mars, are a million to one" That's better odds than you would get for Geohot actually producing something instead of talking about it. There's an old saying, "Those that do, do. Those that don't, talk" Geohot, never shuts up about what he says he can do. Dev Team and friends, keep quiet and deliver when they are ready.
chriskat - July 11, 2010 at 1:44pm
and they also say " its better the world think your a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt"
chriskrap - July 12, 2010 at 4:28am
True, but a shame you didn't think of that before you made you're first post
chriskat - July 12, 2010 at 10:00am
And there it is! point proved
Steve - July 11, 2010 at 7:16am
I agree he stole stavros work last time claimed hd did it
Geofan - July 11, 2010 at 2:07am
U guys need to leave him alone think bout all he has done for the iPhone community b grateful. He is the man. I respect u for any decision u make geo do ur thing man
Brian - July 10, 2010 at 11:40pm
F the Iphone F Geohot I am going to sprint and getting the new EVO hahahaha
JOE - July 10, 2010 at 10:41pm
Geo if you r not going to release the jailbrake , please don't said or show anything ....
fanboy - July 10, 2010 at 8:03pm
Every time i see something like this it makes me glad i jumped off the apple bandwagon. the very fact you have to do this stuff to personalize the way "your phone you bought with your hard earned money!" looks, harp on adnroid all you want, but my phone looks how i want it to look, not the way jobs tells me it will look.
Kieran - July 10, 2010 at 7:06pm
To the guy that said he's on 3.1.2 I don't believe it's possible to downgrade the iPhone 4 to 3.1.2 since it was released and started on 4.0 that's just what's always been on cydias homepage since 3.1.3 was released
geohot - July 10, 2010 at 6:57pm
its call blacksh4dw, itll be released tonight, everyone stop whining
John - July 10, 2010 at 6:16pm
No diss as I appreciate His work in the past. But why mention it if there are no plans on his end to release the JB soon? We all know the iP4 is able to be jailbroken as we are waiting for it to be released. This was a very pointless mention iClarified.
D. - July 10, 2010 at 4:35pm
It would appear that he merely DOWNGRADED the device to 3.1.2. Notice in the picture, at the bottom of the iPhone screen, "Upgrading to 3.1.3?" I'd of been a lot more impressed if he was withholding an iOS4 Jailbreak, not teasing with already released material. Sure you can downgrade your iPhone 4, but if I wanted to use 3.1.2 I'd just buy a GS. Thanks anyway?
liox - July 10, 2010 at 4:55pm
he he he's showing an iphone 4, did you see it, that means that came with OS4 out of the box, and also shows cydia what means that he just has jailbroken his iphone, that 3.1.3 advise it's from Cydia URL advertisement
sam - July 10, 2010 at 5:11pm
wow man get ur facts straight before commenting all high and mighty it's u people that cause geohot to b annoyed
Andre - July 10, 2010 at 3:25pm
This guy has problems. "Everyone that asks me about it makes me want to release it a little less". So if you don't want to release it, just don't tell people about your exploits and no-one will bother you, and you will be back to your life as a nobody. It's your choice, mate. Now, if you want to tell people you can jb the iPhone, you'll have to put up with endless questions and not flame at people who want your help.
island_boy - July 10, 2010 at 4:18pm
@Andre, you said everything I wanted to say bro. Why announce it if you aren't gonna release it?? SMH
josef2 - July 10, 2010 at 3:04pm
Cool. GH can do it - so well others! Let it loose GH, do not hold it!
yank - July 10, 2010 at 3:03pm
geohotz@ i hatsoff to your work......and i respect you a lot...bt whats the use of this jailbreak tool if your are not going to release and crushing everyones hope....people are disappointed because they have been eagerly waitiing for this tool and the end you hands up....this is not at al done ...plz release the jailbreak are else give us the date and do give us the freedom...
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