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Lilbits (10-02-2013): More bad news for BlackBerry

Canadian smartphone company BlackBerry could go private soon, which means the company may not have to report its financial health to the public anymore. But for now, the company is continuing to provide updates on its current situation… and the state of the BlackBerry is not good. Here’s a roundup of tech news from around […]

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Most popular Liliputing articles from 9/07 – 9/14

Apple and Intel held dueling press conferences this week (seriously, they were both happening at the exact time), with Apple unveiling its next-gen smartphones, and Intel it’s next-gen chips. Both companies are continuing to put mobile tech front and center. Here’s a roundup of some of the most popular articles from Liliputing from the week […]

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iOS 6.1.4 is jailbroken… just in time for iOS 7 launch

Apple’s iOS 7 will be available for download starting September 18th, and it’ll ship on the new iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S that go on sale this month. It brings a new user interface, improved multi-tasking, and new settings and controls, among other things. Meanwhile, a hacker has just figured out how to jailbreak the last version […]

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Lilbits (7-01-2013): iOS 7 beta jailbroken, next Nexus 7 probably not leaked

Evidence has been making the rounds Asus is working on a new tablet with a 7 inch screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor. It apparently has the model number “K009,” and featurs a 1920 x 1080 pixel display, WiFi, Bluetooth, a 5MP camera, and a 4,000mAh battery. Folks who like to speculate on these things […]

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.3, kills evasi0n untethered jailbreak

Apple released a minor software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices this week. It offered improved maps for Japan and fixed a security vulnerability that could allow users to access the Phone app on an iPhone without first entering a security code. But that’s not the only vulnerability Apple patched in iOS 6.1.3 […]

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.2, Team evad3rs release evasi0n 1.4 jailbreak tool

Apples has released two minor updates to iOS since releasing iOS 6.1 a few weeks ago. And neither of them have fixed the security hole used by the evasi0n jailbreak utility. So just hours after iOS 6.1.2 was released this week, the folks at team evad3rs released an updated tool for jailbreaking an iPhone, iPod […]

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Now you can jailbreak an Apple TV running software version 5.2

Jailbreaking: It’s not just for the latest iPhone, iPod touch and iPad models anymore. A little over a week after the first untethered jailbreadk for iOS 6.1 hit the streets, there’s now a way to jailbreak Apple TV 5.2. The Apple TV is a small box that lets you access internet audio and video channels […]

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Evasi0n iOS 6 jailbreak seems to be kind of popular

Apple adds new features to iOS with every release, including support for multitasking, turn-by-turn navigation, cloud storage and backup and more. I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen people ask whether it’s even necessary to jailbreak an iOS device anymore. But it seems millions of folks are still interested. The first untethered jailbreak […]

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evasi0n iOS 6.x jailbreaks the latest iPhone, iPod touch, iPad models

There’s a new tool for jaibreaking pretty much any device that can run iOS 6.0 or later. It’s called evasi0n, and among other things it’s the first tool that lets you perform an untethered jailbreak on an iPhone 5. Jailbreaking an iOS device allows you to run code that’s not officially supported by Apple, including […]

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Evasi0n iOS 6.x jailbreak could launch within the week

A team of independent developers is getting ready to release a tool for jailbreaking an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 6.0 or iOS 6.1. It’s called evasi0n, and according to one of the developers, it could be ready to launch within a week. Update: It’s is now available for download from evasi0n.com. You can […]

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Apple launches iOS 6.1, untethered jailbreak probably coming soon

Apple’s latest software update for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad brings a few improvements, including the ability to purchase movie tickets in the US using Siri voice assist, support for 4G LTE on more wireless carrier networks, and the ability to download individual songs from iCloud if you’re using iTunes Match. Now that iOS 6.1 […]

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Now there’s a tool that lets anyone jailbreak a Windows RT device

Earlier this week a developer figured our how to jailbreak a Microsoft Surface RT, allowing the tablet to run unsigned desktop-style apps. Now another developer has put together a tool that makes it relatively easy for anyone to jailbreak a Windows RT tablet or other device. It’s available for download from the xda-developers forum. Normally […]