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The iPad Mini Has Been Jailbroken [Image]

The iPad Mini Has Been Jailbroken [Image]

Posted November 3, 2012 at 8:50pm by iClarified
MuscleNerd has announced that the jailbreak developed by chpwn and phoenixdev works on the iPad mini.

the "failbreak" from @phoenixdev @chpwn in action on an iPad-mini :) (why failbreak? see @planetbeing's timeline)

Last month, chpwn revealed that his jailbreak for the iPhone 5 would be reserved as a failbreak. That means it will be limited to jailbreak developers and won't be released to the public. This is being done to make it easier to discover new exploits (which will be used for public release) in the future.

Take a look at the image below....

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The iPad Mini Has Been Jailbroken [Image]
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mark - November 6, 2012 at 1:10am
I thought jailbreaking the iPad is now illegal. Will these guys not get locked up for this?
MuscleNerd - November 5, 2012 at 5:49pm
No more jailbreak for Os sorry
jompao - November 5, 2012 at 12:50pm
Way to long wait for a new jailbreak, I'm installing IOS 6 and forget about Cydia, most unstable apps there anyhow.
Donuthands - November 4, 2012 at 7:38pm
It's a progress update. Why is everyone so upset? I do think iClarified should have written failbroken in the title just to make things clear. But that is in no way the dev teams fault. And why would you not want to jailbreak an iPad? There are many tweaks and themes that are awesome for iPads. Thanks for all your hard work guys. I am thoroughly enjoying my jailbroken ios 6 iPhone 4.
dontjustreadheadlines - November 4, 2012 at 10:14pm
congrats on being perhaps the only sane person on this page :)
hye100% - November 5, 2012 at 12:35am
Agree. Good job dev team!! All you do is hard work and lot of brain power! Release or not, you have all the progressive peoples respect! Thank you for all you do!
Kikapupy - November 4, 2012 at 6:28pm
This is like saying you have candy, but we can't have any. Nobody cares to hear about it if you're keeping it all to yourself (justified or not). Just tell it like it is, we're not getting an iOS 6 jailbreak for A5 devices anytime soon. Any reasonable person understands life must come before something you don't get paid for, and that Apple continues making it harder to jailbreak. But that doesn't make it right to get our hopes up for nothing. On the bright side, hopefully someone will use this "fail break" to create a real jailbreak. Even if its not the same people who brought us the iOS 5 one.
cciev - November 4, 2012 at 1:43pm
Just release the iphone 5 jailbreak already. All my cydia purchases have gone to waste
dznutz - November 4, 2012 at 6:16pm
so what do we get from jailbreaking these days? I really don't fucking get it, i see zero upside expect more people are able to follow what you do, great.
dontjustreadheadlines - November 4, 2012 at 9:12am
iclarified said "jailbreak", the devteam know its a "failbreak" so whats your point !?
John - November 4, 2012 at 6:22am
Well according to the image it looks like they only ROOTED the iPad mini not jailbroke it... Looks like dev team doesn't know the difference between rooting and JB or they just playing with people's emotions that want the JB to happen...
Dave - November 4, 2012 at 6:52am
"Jailbreaking" and "Rooting" are the same thing.
John - November 4, 2012 at 9:05am
Rooting and JB are not exactly the same thing ... Read up on them then get back to me... It's same technique but not EXACTLY same...
DEVTEAM SUCKS - November 4, 2012 at 9:13am
Im with John on this one and here is definition... Jailbreaking iPhones is allowing you to install third party applications, but no administrative access. That includes no file managing access, etc. This is like allowing someone to install software in their computer, but not allowing them to install a different operating system (outside of upgrading the existing OS), not allowing them access to manage their files and not allowing to have full management control over the system. Rooting is allowing true administrative access. This gives you full management control of your Android device. It is like administrative access to the modern MS Windows, but with even more powerful. In fact rooting Androids is actually like root in any Unix/Linux/BSD based operating system. MuscleBird dont know the difference I see...
dontjustreadheadlines - November 4, 2012 at 9:17am
I am with musclenerd on this one, he is doing his thing, they don't even claim to have a jailbreak ;)
John - November 4, 2012 at 9:24am
You but be new to JB era cause your slower than a turtle.... The "failbreak" is the next application that's going to perform the JB like greenp0ison and the other programs. So it's going to be called failbreak.
MuscleNerd - November 4, 2012 at 11:16am
We are, in fact, broken out of the mobile app jail. It's quite literally jailbroken, using both our traditional (5-year) usage of the word, which is also partially derived from some early FW 1.x strings. But it's not a complete jailbreak, hence "failbreak".
EZ - November 4, 2012 at 6:11am
will somebody pleaseeeee jailbreak ATV 3 soonnn!!!! ;-)
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Kyle Flanagan - November 4, 2012 at 4:56am
Fantastic news. The iPad Mini has been jailbroken. No but we won't release it en masse because it needs further tinkering. So be content with this eye candy release of ours. I don't mean to sound rude or ungrateful for the Dev Team's free community service, who at one point were admired beyond words but off late, I'm beginning to have my doubts.
Fr1 - November 4, 2012 at 3:20am
My next phone is nexus 4 free is iOS and it's ........
matt - November 4, 2012 at 1:16am
lol nice post david lol
tdtran1025 - November 4, 2012 at 1:10am
Waiting for Apple's pending 6.1 push.
matt - November 4, 2012 at 1:00am
come on release jailbreak for iphone 5
rude - November 4, 2012 at 12:48am
Its either release it or just keep it for yourselves. We all agree that you guys are clever fellows. I think its rude to share this kind of info,in the community that are passionate about the jailbreak . It's like showing a candy to little kid but you cant have it. We are going to donate if you have the ability to release it,
vinasky - November 3, 2012 at 11:16pm
why not iphone 5?
Ben - November 3, 2012 at 9:41pm
Exacly !! We do not give a fly about mini .. The last apple product is my iPhone 5 .. I am not jail breaking it .. Because its "illegal" .. And I am going to sell it as soon as I unlock it through AT
ryan - November 3, 2012 at 10:01pm dude take a look
Bob - November 3, 2012 at 10:56pm
It only technically illegal to jailbreak the iPad mini. Its still legal to jailbreak your iPhone. Its just not legal to unlock it.
Noman - November 4, 2012 at 12:46am
I unlocked my iPhone!!! :)
iDood - November 3, 2012 at 9:10pm
What good is iPad mini as Jailbroken? How about the iPhone 5? Thnx!
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