Jailbreaking Could Become Illegal, Geohot Returns To Hacking, iPhone 5 Rumors, Apple’s Sales & More

by Tanner Marshon January 27, 2012
This is the seventy-second episode of my series titled “BestTechInfo And Rumors”! This series is all about providing current and accurate technology related news and rumors. In this episode I discuss the legality of Jailbreaking, Geohot’s return to hacking, an iPhone 5 rumor, Apple’s sales and more. Links to the articles discussed in this episode:

DMCA 2012 2010 Legal Jailbreaking Unlock

DMCA Jailbreak And Unlock Exemptions Are About To Expire And Threaten The Legality Of Jailbreaking

by Tanner Marshon January 26, 2012
Two exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in 2010 clearly state that both Jailbreaking and unlocking your phone is legal inside the United States. However, both amendments to the DMCA are set to expire and be re-evaluated in 2012 (just two short years after the amendments were added).


Apple Is Preparing Their Next-Generation ‘iPhone 5′ For Production With A Summer Release Date

by Tanner Marshon January 25, 2012
According to 9to5Mac’s anonymous Foxconn source, Apple is preparing their next-gneration iPhone (currently referred to as the “iPhone 5″) for production stages. Their source also claims that there are at least two prototype devices hovering around the factories making it impossible to distinguish which one is being prepared for mass-production.

Install Stock iPhone Apps On Your iPad With Belfry: Weather, Clock, Compass And More

by Tanner Marshon January 24, 2012
With the assistance of a Jailbreak tweak called Belfry, you can now install 6 native iPhone-only apps on your iPad – it will give you the following apps: Calculator, Weather, Clock, Stocks, Voice Memos and Compass.

Apple Quarter 1 Earnings 2012

Apple Has Broken All Previous Sales Records During This Holiday Quarter: 37.04M iPhones, 15.43M iPads And 5.2M Macs

by Tanner Marshon January 24, 2012
Earlier today Apple revealed their quarterly earnings – ¬†they’ve broken all previous sales records across all product categories (except the iPod)! This quarter is the first time that iPad sales have surpassed 15 million and Mac sales have exceeded 5 million. Additionally, it was estimated that Apple would sell 30 million iPhone units this quarter […]

Geohot Quits Facebook Returns To Hacking

Famous iPhone Hacker Geohot Reportedly Quit Facebook And Resumed Hacking

by Tanner Marshon January 24, 2012
According to BusinessInsider, George Hotz (more commonly known throughout the Jailbreak community as Geohot) no longer works for Facebook – a job he reportedly maintained from June of 2011 until January of this year. Geohot is best known for the creation of two major Jailbreak utilities, Blackra1n and Limera1n (surprisingly the main Limera1n exploit is […]

Jailbreak iPhone 4S iPad 2 iOS 5.0.1 Absinthe

Absinthe iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Jailbreak Has Been Downloaded One Million Times In Three Days

by Tanner Marshon January 23, 2012
It’s been a little more than three days since Absinthe (an A5 iOS 5.0.1 Untethered Jailbreak tool) was released and earlier today The iPhone Dev Team revealed some extremely interesting Jailbreak statistics. According to the Dev Team, almost one million iPhone 4S’ and iPad 2s have been Jailbroken using The Chronic Dev Team’s new Absinthe […]

Samsung’s Latest Commercial Mocks Apple Fanatics And The iPhone’s Outdated Navigation Software

by Tanner Marshon January 22, 2012
Samsung is trying to hit Apple where it hurts, again – this time they’re mocking iPhone users and the iPhone’s lack of any real native navigation software.