iPhone Dev Team Updates All Their Jailbreak Tools To Support iOS 5.1.1 Untether [Jailbreak]

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If you’ve had problems jailbreaking your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with the Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak released a couple weeks back, good news: the indefatigable iPhone Dev Team have updated their popular jailbreak tools with iOS 5.1.1 untether compatibility, including redsn0w (for all factory unlocked devices), PwnageTool (for devices reliant on software unlock), Cinject (for already jailbroken but tethered iOS 5.1.1 devices) and Ultrasn0w 1.2.7.

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New Absinthe 2 & Rocky Racoon Updates Add Support For Latest Wi-Fi iPad 2

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Good news! Your iPad 2,4 can now be jailbroken with Absinthe & Rocky Racoon.
Good news! Your iPad 2,4 can now be jailbroken with Absinthe & Rocky Racoon.

There weren’t many iOS 5.1.1 devices that the Absinthe 2.0 and Rocky Racoon jailbreaks didn’t support from day one, but one of them was the iPad 2,4 — the latest Wi-Fi iPad 2 that Apple released alongside the third-generation iPad earlier this year. Thanks to their latest updates, however, that’s all changed.

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Rocky Racoon Untether Now Supports Apple’s Latest iOS 5.1.1 Release On iPhone 4 [Jailbreak]

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Rocky Racoon now supports Apple's revised iOS 5.1.1 release.
Rocky Racoon now supports Apple's revised iOS 5.1.1 release.

Shortly after the Chronic Dev-Team launched Absinthe 2.0 last Friday, Apple pushed out a revised iOS 5.1.1 (9B208) update for the iPhone 4. As yet, no other device has received the same update, and it’s unclear exactly what the software does. But if you installed it accidentally, you’ll be pleased to know that the Rocky Racoon untether now supports it.

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Absinthe Used To Jailbreak 1.2 Million Devices On iOS 5.1.1 Over The Weekend [Jailbreak]

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From left to right: @p0sixninja, @pod2g and @planetbeing of the Chronic Dev Team
From left to right: @p0sixninja, @pod2g and @planetbeing of the Chronic Dev Team

On Friday, May 25th hackers from the Chronic Dev Team released Absinthe 2.0, a tool that jailbreaks iOS 5.1.1 on nearly all iOS devices, including the third-gen iPad. The untethered jailbreak can be performed on an iOS device after downloading the free Absinthe app on any Mac, Windows or Linux computer.

Once again proving that jailbreaking is becoming more mainstream, impressive Absinthe download numbers have been announced from over the weekend.

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Cydia Buckles Under The Weight Of New Absinthe Jailbreak [Jailbreak]

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Where are the changes?
Where are the changes?

The Chronic Dev Team released its Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak this morning for all iOS devices running iOS 5.1.1. This is the first jailbreak available for the newly-released third-gen iPad, and Absinthe 2.0 has already become the Chronic Dev Team’s most successful release to date.

Servers are getting slammed and folks are having a difficult time jailbreaking their devices. Cydia itself seems to be buckling under the weight of all the new jailbreakers today, as repos are failing to load. iDB has also noticed the Cydia errors, so don’t fret if you can’t immediately download jailbreak tweaks and apps.

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Jailbreaking Your iPhone Or iPad? Here Are 10 Of The Best Cydia Apps To Try First [Jailbreak]

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The latest jailbreak is officially out, but now that your device is nice and jailbroken, what are you supposed to do with it? What are the must-have jailbreak apps and tweaks you should download first?

In many ways, some of the most innovative and daring development work is happening on Cydia these days, so if you’re new to jailbreaking, we envy the discovery you have to come. Here’s our list of some of the best jailbreak apps and tweaks.

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Absinthe 2.0 Jailbreak Now Available For iOS Devices On iOS 5.1.1, iPad 3 Included [Jailbreak]

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Good news! Your iPad 2,4 can now be jailbroken with Absinthe & Rocky Racoon.
Good news! Your iPad 2,4 can now be jailbroken with Absinthe & Rocky Racoon.

Like we told you would happen earlier this week, the Chronic Dev Team has released Absinthe 2.0 today, a jailbreak for nearly all iOS devices, including the third-gen iPad, running the newly-released iOS 5.1.1. Absinthe 2.0 is an untethered jailbreak, meaning you won’t have to re-jailbreak every time you reboot your iOS device.

Chronic Dev Team hacker pod2g told the world last weekend that this latest jailbreak was only a “matter of days” away, and it turns out that he was right.

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