iOS 5 Tethered Jailbreak to be Released Today? [Update: Released]



In honour of the final day of this year’s WWDC today, the iPhone Dev-Team may have a little treat in store for those of you have are running the first iOS 5 beta.

It took the Dev-Team less than 24 hours to successfully jailbreak the first release of iOS 5, and today, they may be about to let that jailbreak go public.

In a message posted on Twitter a moment ago, Dev-Team member MuscleNerd wrote:

Last day of WWDC…seems as good time as any to release tethered iOS5 jailbreak (for Mac owners with registered UDIDs)

Right now there’s no untethered jailbreak, and we’re not sure if there will be for some time, but those of you who are struggling to live without a hacked OS on your iPhone may not have to wait much longer.

However, with all the new features of iOS 5 – such as the new notification system, Wi-Fi syncing, and private browsing in Safari – is there really any need to jailbreak any more? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

UPDATE: The Dev-Team have now made the Redsn0w jailbreak for iOS 5 available – you can download it now if you’re using a Mac from the Dev-Team’s blog.


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