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  • v. Past participle of jailbreak


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  • The iPhone is quite capable of doing it -- even if not "jailbroken" -- and there are countless folks out there ready to pay an extra $10 or $20 a month for above-board tethering privileges.

    Let the iPhones run free (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But the Cydia Store requires the iPhone to be modified -- or "jailbroken" -- to run unauthorized programs, though Apple has

    Internet News

  • Ikee can infect only iPhones that have been unlocked or "jailbroken" - a practice that gives users the freedom to access the device remotely, share files and use with any SIM card. | Top Stories

  • Luckily enabling it once you’ve jailbroken is as easy as flipping a switch.

    Jailbreak the iPhone 1.1.3 Firmware for Third Party Apps | Lifehacker Australia

  • TechCrunch found executable code in Facebook's most recent update to its iPhone app that lets users with so-called jailbroken iPads access and use Facebook's tablet application.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Video recording has been one of the most widely requested features for the Apple iPhone system, and has only been available until now as a sort of hack on so-called jailbroken iPhones. rumored inclusion of an auto focus feature.

    infoSync World

  • The ability to detect "jailbroken" iPhones, where the operating system has been modified to allow unauthorized apps to run, and block them from accessing coprorate resources.

    iPhone management tools step it up with iOS 4

  • While iPhone OS 4.0 won't keep multiple third-party programs open at the same time -- what people usually mean when they throw this term around, and what you get in Google's Android, Palm's webOS and even on "jailbroken" iPhones -- Apple says this update will offer many of multitasking's benefits at a lower cost in battery life.

    Apple's next iPhone software adds multitasking, more or less

  • "I've become the repair guy for broken iPhones," he notes, adding that the company has decided not to support "jailbroken" iPhones with disabled controls, since this represents additional risk.

    Smartphone support challenges enterprise IT teams

  • A big hurdle the Cydia Store and others face is that the applications they offer typically only work on iPhones that have been modified, or "jailbroken," to allow users to download unauthorized programs.

    Breaking Apple's Grip on the iPhone


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