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Apple releases iOS 13.5.1 (and patches the vulnerability used by unc0ver jailbreak utility)

Last week developers released a tool that allowed you to jailbreak pretty much any iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 through iOS 13.5. Today Apple released iOS 13.5.1 and iPadOS 13.5.1, and they patch the security vulnerability exploited by unc0ver. In fact, that’s pretty much the only thing that’s new in this update. It’s a security […]

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Lilbits #404: Handheld gaming, jailbreaking, and open source audio editing

Another day, another project to build a handheld gaming computer — this time powered by an AMD Ryzen 4000U processor. The Aya handheld gaming PC is still just in the concept phase for now. But given the developments we’ve seen in this space over the past year or two, it’s entirely plausible that a portable […]

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Jailbreak every iOS 13.5 device with unc0ver 5.0.0 (Updated)

A new iPhone jailbreaking tool is on the way here, and according to the developers you’ll be able to use it on just about any device running iOS 13.5 (the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, which was released just this week). Unc0ver 5.0.0 is based on a new kernel vulnerability discovered by @Pwn20wnd, and […]

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Hackers bring multi-boot support to newer iPhones and iPads

Apple makes it easy to upgrade an iPhone or iPad to a new version of iOS and often boasts about the high-percentages of users running the latest version of the operating system. A few things the company doesn’t make easy? Downgrading to an earlier version of iOS, installing an alternate operating system, or dual-booting. Or […]

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Project Sandcastle brings Android to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7+

Sure, you’ve known (since this morning) that you could jailbreak an iPhone with an Android phone. But what about turning an iPhone into an Android phone? For years there was no good way to do that. But now there is. Sort of. The folks at Project Sandcastle have released a tool for loading Android onto a […]

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You can jailbreak an iPhone… with an Android phone

Folks have been jailbreaking iPhones for years in an attempt to gain more control over their devices and install apps that wouldn’t otherwise be supported. But Apple doesn’t make it easy — the company typically patches the security vulnerabilities hackers use for jailbreaking shortly after they’re discovered. That said the checkm8 exploit discovered last year […]

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Most iPhones and iPads could be jailbroken via the new checkm8 exploit

A newly released exploit for iOS devices could mean that every iOS device with an Apple A5 through Apple A11 processor can be jailbroken. The new checkm8 exploit is said to work on everything from the iPhone 4S (2011) through the iPhone X (2017) could be vulnerable to the new exploit — plus most iPads […]

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AltStore is an alternate App Store for iOS… no jailbreak required

Apple’s iPhones and iPads popularized the idea of app stores, which make it easy to find and install apps and manage updates all from one place. But while competitors like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have all launched their own app stores, they also make it fairly easy for users to install apps from other sources. […]