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  • n. Plural form of jailbreak.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jailbreak.


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  • Previous 'jailbreaks' - including JailbreakMe, which could be installed on an iPhone just by visiting Jailbreakme. com on the device - exploited software bugs within the platform, and were subsequently easily patched by Apple. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Granick: There has been kind of a technological arms race with Apple disabling the "jailbreaks," and then researchers figuring out how to re-jailbreak it, and then consumers doing that, and then Apple issuing updates that break the jailbreaking, and then the whole cycle repeats itself.


  • With every software update, the previous generation of "jailbreaks" stop working, and people have to find new ways to break into their own computers.

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  • Report: Apple TV - Hack "jailbreaks" AppleTV [updated 11: 20 EDT] - Royal Hawaiian Apple Store Grand Opening from hawaii on Vimeo.

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  • Malory's biography is now fairly secure, and what stands out is his astonishing record of crimes and jailbreaks.

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  • There had been not one but two jailbreaks in Yemen in recent years by men involved in the USS Cole attack.

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  • The trial was held in Lower Manhattan, and went off without a hitch, with no courtroom incidents, no attempted jailbreaks, not even any street closures.

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  • To catch these would-be jailbreaks, the checkers prowl the halls after waiting 15 minutes by the classroom door and perform multiple "spot checks," in which they peer through windows to make sure that the athletes are still in their seats and aren't sleeping, shopping, Googling or Facebooking on their laptops — offenses that can get reported to academic counselors as well.

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  • Email search has been available to jailbreaks for quite some time.

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  • A hacker known only as Comex developed a site that automatically jailbreaks Apple devices running iOS 4.0.1 or later, which includes iPhones, the iPod Touch, and the iPad.

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