DingleBerry 4.0 jailbreak for BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is on hold

Shortly after Research in Motion released BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 for the company’s 7 inch tablet, folks noticed that it couldn’t be jailbroken using the existing versions of the Dingleberry jailbreak tool. The developers behind the jailbreak had promised that Dingleberry 4.0 would be along soon to address the issue… but that was in February. […]

Rooting a BlackBerry PlayBook gets easier with Dingleberry 3.0

The folks behind the Dingleberry tool for rooting a BlackBerry PlayBook have released a new version with two key features: Dingleberry 3.0 now lets you downgrade your PlayBook operating system. There’s now support for streaming video from Hulu baked in. Shortly after the first version of Dingleberry was released, Research in Motion pushed a software update […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 beta updated, patches DingleBerry jailbreak exploit

Research in Motion has released a new beta version of the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system. PlayBook OS 2.0.0.6149 for the tablet feels smother and faster than the previous beta nad fixes a number of quirks. But there’s bad news for anyone that’s rooted a PlayBook using Dingleberry. Update: Now you can use Dingleberry 3.0 to […]

You can root a BlackBerry PlayBook even after installing RIM’s security update

Last night Research in Motion released a software update for the BlackBerry PlayBook designed to patch the security hole used by the Dingleberry tool for rooting the tablet. But it didn’t take long for DingleBerry 2.0 to hit the scene, making it possible to root a PlayBook even after it’s been updated with OS version […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS update patches the Dingleberry root exploit

Less than a day after a group of independent developers released the first tool for gaining root access to the BlackBerry PlayBook, Research in Motion has released a security update that patches the hole the Dingleberry tool uses to root a PlayBook. Rooting the tablet gives users access to escalated privileges, which lets you do […]

Now you can install the Android Market on a (rooted) BlackBerry PlayBook

Now that the BlackBerry PlayBook has been rooted, developers are figuring out neat things you can do with root access. One of the first is to install the Android Market to make downloading and installing Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook easier. The PlayBook runs software based on QNX and can run native apps as […]