Third-Generation iPad Jailbroken on Launch Day

Friday March 16, 2012 12:08 PM PDT by Eric Slivka
As noted by Slash Gear, iOS jailbreak specialist MuscleNerd has apparently already jailbroken the new iPad that launched today, Tweeting a couple of screenshots showing the jailbroken device with Cydia installed.


MuscleNerd notes that this is simply the first step in the process of releasing a public tool for jailbreaking the new device, but it seems that progress should come relatively rapidly.

Related roundup: iPad Air 2

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Posted: 35 months ago
When I read stuff like this, I can't help but imagine that working in any form of digital security job must be frustrating as hell... :p
Rating: 22 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago

This is an ongoing chess game. As for "winning" I know lots of people that make six figure incomes in the information security arena.
Loosers?

I know many people over the past decades that started in the "blackhat" arena, and then went on to run companies doing information security.
Loosers?

These people are currently designing the information security systems that people are learning how to attack.
Loosers?

If people that do information security don't "win", how come there has to be new exploits?

I'm obviously not understanding what it means to "win," or "loose."





"Loosers" is not the right word, if in fact it is a word at all. You mean "Loser" :)
Rating: 11 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago
Excellent news!

I'll say it again iOS 5 is seriously boring without a jailbreak!

I don't need training wheels Apple!
Rating: 10 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago
3.1 million pixels of proof.

Hopefully they'll get it and iOS 5.1 untethered soon.
Rating: 5 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago
As long as iBooks can still run, I will definitely be jailbreaking.
Rating: 3 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago
Nice! Better MuscleNerd than i0n1c who is such an arrogant teaser.
Rating: 3 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago
Well, "loose" can be a transitive verb, so there can be "one who looses" or a "looser". However, a looser would be someone, for example, who lets loose then hounds, not someone who fails to win...

Wouldn't someone who makes something loose be a "loosener" rather than a "looser"? I would think that "looser" is what your pants are after you've been dieting. So the Biggest Loser would have pants that are looser.
Rating: 3 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago

Doesn't Verizon let you tether to the new iPad for free? If that's correct, I have no reason to jailbreak my iPad.


You don't have to Jailbreak your iPad to tether. Just your iPhone.

i would consider jailbreaking mine. what are the top benefits of jailbreaking an ipad?


There are a lot of LEGAL apps that Apple will simply not approve. One is iMame, an arcade emulator. There are also a lot of system tweaks that make things easier and faster to do, or just add more functionality.

Obviously this came early. The "new" iPad has very few new things. Its more like an iPad 2 with more ram and a new GPU.


You left out the most important "new" thing, the screen. It's the only reason I upgraded. Everything that uses text looks better than anything you've ever seen. Mail, Web, Books, Magazines, Facebook... and COMIC BOOKS & MANGA are insane looking now.

Finally Apple has made an iPad that lives up to the name.
Rating: 3 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago

Apple won't loose anything. Even they make 0 dollar from selling software if the user jailbreaks the iPad, they still make money from the selling iPad hardware itself.


The app developers will.
Rating: 3 Votes
Posted: 35 months ago

now only if we could get the 4s jail broken...


iphone 4s is alreay jailbroken with absinthe
Rating: 2 Votes

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