Up until now, the only way to jailbreak an iPad 2 was to be running iOS 4.3.3 and use the JailbreakMe v3 hack, which was accomplished by going to jailbreakme.com with Mobile Safari and then letting it do its thing.
Well, no longer. The Dev Team’s MuscleNerd reports that Jailbreakme.com is dead. Don’t stress too much, though, because jailbreaks.me will be picking up the slack.
Here’s the deal. Although Comex (who is now working at Apple) was the one who created the jailbreakme.com exploit, he never owned the domain. Instead, it belonged to Twitter user ConceitedApps, who lent it to Comex for all of his three JailbreakMe userland hacks.
Well, ConceitedApps figured that now that Comex is gone, he may as well cash in on the domain, and a few months ago, put it up for sale on GoDaddy. Now it’s been purchased, which means Jailbreakme.com is no more. However, MuscleNerd promises that jailbreaks.com will soon host the JailbreakMe exploit, and that they will never sell the domain.
Still, it’s kind of sad. JailbreakMe.com is sort of an institution amongst jailbreakers, and Jailbreaks.me just doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.