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Trinity Exploit lets you jailbreak a PlayStation Vita

Sony’s PlayStation Vita is a handheld game console with a 5 inch display, a quad-core processor, and support for hundreds of games including titles for older consoles including the PlayStation Portable and some PSOne games. Want to do even more with it? The Trinity exploit makes it possible to jailbreak the PS Vita and run […]

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Pretty much every recent Windows Phone is now hackable

Microsoft has abandoned Windows 10 Mobile for the most part, but if you have a relatively recent Windows Phone it may now be possible to hack it. A tool called WPInternals already made it possible to jailbreak or root most Lumia-branded smartphones that shipped with Windows software. But now gus3300 and Rafael Rivera have demonstrated […]

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Cydia Store has shut down (app store for jailbroken iPhone tweaks)

For years the Cydia Store was a key component of the iPhone jailbreak scene — jailbreaking an iPhone or iPad gives you access to files, settings, and features that would otherwise be unavailable, but the Cydia Store makes it easy to find and install apps that take advantage of those features. But the Cydia Store […]

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WPInternals goes open source (Windows Phone hacking tool)

Windows Phone is pretty much dead at this point. But if you happen to have an old device running Windows 10 Mobile or Windows Phone 8 you might be able to breathe a little extra life into it by using a tool called WPInternals that lets you jailbreak/root the device and modify key portions of […]

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Nintendo Switch hack + Dolphin Emulator could bring GameCube and Wii game support

This week security researchers released details about a vulnerability affecting NVIDIA Tegra X1 processors that makes it possible to bypass secure boot and run unverified code on some devices… including every Nintendo Switch game console that’s shipped to date. Among other things, this opens the door for running modified versions of Nintendo’s firmware, or alternate […]

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Nearly 15 million Nintendo Switches are now hackable (other NVIDIA Tegra X1 devices too)

Earlier this year hackers started to show evidence of an exploit that allowed you to load custom software on a Nintendo Switch game console. Theoretically that opens the door for homebrew applications, modified games, or even running an alternate operating system such as a GNU/Linux distribution on Nintendo’s latest game system. It could also make […]

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Critical part of Apple’s iOS source code was leaked online this week

An anonymous person uploaded a portion of Apple’s iOS source code to GitHub this week. The code was for the iBoot portion of iOS 9, which is the first thing that loads when you turn on an iPhone or iPad. It’s the software that loads loads the kernel and makes sure the software is verified. […]

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PlayStation Vita jailbreak lets you run emulators, other homebrew software (PlayStation TV too)

Nearly four years after Sony launched the PlayStation Vita handheld game console, a team of hackers have released a simple method for jailbreaking the device. All you need to do to jailbreak your device is visit the HENkaku website using the PlayStation Vita web browser and tap the install button. HENkaku will take advantage of a […]