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  • v. Present participle of jailbreak.


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  • The next big thing in jailbreaking may just be Android access.

    Android Running On iPhone Promises Great Things To Come | Lifehacker Australia

  • The move comes on the heels of jailbreakme. com becoming available again, following the Electronic Frontier Foundations 'to label jailbreaking iPhones legal.

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  • We've gotten a lot of inquiries about two cell-phone related exemptions that EFF championed: one to clarify the legality of cell phone "jailbreaking" - software modifications that liberate iPhones and other handsets to run applications from sources other than those approved by the phone maker - and another to renew a 2006 rule exempting cell phone unlocking so handsets can be used with other telecommunications carriers. Updates

  • Changing operators 'fixed phone settings -- a concept known as' jailbreaking '-- has become widely popular around the world since the 2007 introduction of Apple's iPhone. RSS Feed

  • Some users break into iPhone -- a concept known as 'jailbreaking' -- to run applications and software programs that is not approved by Apple.

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  • The Library of Congress 'Copyright Office ruled that "jailbreaking" -- the act of breaking through copyright controls on phones to use your own apps -- is legal.


  • A DMCA exemption for cell phone "jailbreaking" -- liberating iPhones and other handsets to run applications from sources other than those approved by the phone maker. News Rss Feed

  • Apple has spoken out against the action, commonly called "jailbreaking," saying it violates the device's warranty.

    Sony Settles With PS3 Hacker

  • But the first step in the cellular "liberation" is modifying the iOS firmware, through a process called jailbreaking, so it can run apps that don't have to be downloaded through Apple's App Store.

    New code uncouples iPhone 4 from home wireless carrier

  • So I also really like the idea of jailbreaking and unlocking the iPhone and taking it to another carrier, But which one?

    Fed Up, A Popular Mac Developer Quits The iPhone


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