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I heard that jailbreaking an iPad is now becoming illegal. What are the legal consequences?

Question by Cheerbear11: I heard that jailbreaking an iPad is now becoming illegal. What are the legal consequences?
I heard that jailbreaking an iPad is now illegal. What are the legal consequences of jailbreaking one? Can they throw you in jail for it or make you pay a fine? And what if a peron already has a Jailbroken iPad?

Best answer:

Answer by Vern86
No. Why would it be illegal? It will void the Apple warranty, but just like you can take out a stock car engine, and put in a new one, same thing with changing the default settings on the iPad.

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Rooting, Unlocking, Jailbreaking, and Battleship [Weekly Recap – 15 July 2011]

Rooting, Unlocking, Jailbreaking, and Battleship [Weekly Recap - 15 July 2011]

This week, azrienoch and SassiBoB are joined by samcaplat to talk about the WP7 Developer Contest, jailbreaking Omnia 7 Mango, the rooted Android 3.2 for Motorola XOOM, and the stable Perma-Temp Root for EVO 3D. Then SassiBoB features Navy Wars by BootsSiR, and we hear about a couple contests for the Big Android BBQ. And finally, azrienoch delivers his second message for HTC regarding their promise to unlock bootloaders for the EVO 3D and Sensation. We hope it stings a little. Links: Sprint and HTC Respond – XDA TV www.xda-developers.com WP7 Developer Contest Finalists: Please Vote! www.xda-developers.com How To Jailbreak Omnia 7 Mango www.xda-developers.com Edit The Registry In Your Mango www.xda-developers.com Think YOU Love XDA? Look at This Amazing HD2! www.xda-developers.com Nook Touch From A to Z www.xda-developers.com Android — Motorola Tethering USB www.xda-developers.com Rooted Android 3.2 Update Available for the US WiFi-Only XOOM! www.xda-developers.com Getting Closer — Perma-Temp Root for EVO3D Finally Stable! www.xda-developers.com NavyWars forum.xda-developers.com Big Android BBQ www.bigandroidbbq.com Apple vs HTC — Round 2 http
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Whats the difference between Jailbreaking an iPhone and Unlocking a iPhone?

Question by : Whats the difference between Jailbreaking an iPhone and Unlocking a iPhone?
What’s the difference I know how to jailbreak but how do you unlock. I really need an iPhone to T-Mobile but what do I need to do it. It needs to be free though.

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Answer by kawther
Unlocking is lifting the bar that your service provider has induced on your phone which restrict the use of other providers usim cards.

Jailbreaking is tampering or exploiting the operating firmware of the iPhone in order to crack apple’s mandate on the phones applications and media.

jailbreaking allows having iPhone apps for free and having apps from cydia that AppStore doesn’t have. Majority of jailbreaks make unlocking the iPhone possible

unlocking by exploiting the firmware works as ling as the firmware is running. Restoring the iPhone will need new jailbreaking and then unlocking again.

Unlocking performed via the service provider or via apple is permanent.

There is certain procedure for jailbreaking and unlocking for each iPhone (iPod or ipad) depending on the model, firmware and sometimes even the date of manufacturing.

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RIM Officializes Stance Against Jailbreaking

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Jailbreaking, a term that has come to encompass several practices but generally refers to a user obtaining root access on their device, is controversial in a strange way. Companies like Apple and Nintendo hate it, and most users don’t care about it. Yet it’s constantly in the news because it is, in fact, a philosophical conflict.

RIM has posted an official response to the habit of jailbreaking BlackBerry devices, particularly PlayBooks, though the post doesn’t mention the product by name. Probably because it would be hard to argue against users creating functionality for the device that should have existed there in the first place.

It’s really not a bad or hostile post; penned by BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team Director Adrian Stone (his business cards are extra-large), it’s really more of an assurance that RIM is aware of and responding to the fact that root access is being sought and acquired.

As much as users would like to say that a company should be embracing jailbreakers (Microsoft is probably the closest big company to this ideal right now with WP7 and Kinect), it does make sense for a company like RIM, which prides itself on its ostensibly impregnable communications infrastructure, to assure its customers that it’s not going to let a few code monkeys destabilize the whole platform.

Yet considering the painfully incomplete state in which the PlayBook shipped, RIM might do well to consider the early adopters and hackers as their most loyal and dedicated customers. Apple doesn’t have that dubious luxury, so it can take an adversarial stance, but RIM should be patting these guys on the back — if for no other reason than that many of them paid full price for a device that they have since had to offload at bargain-bin prices.

It’s a prickly position they’re in, but embracing hackers could be perceived as the security-savvy thing to do. As it is, they’re essentially acknowledging that they will constantly be playing catch-up, when they could be saying they’re proactively addressing the security concerns, the way Google does with Chrome’s exploit bounty.



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What are the pros and cons of jailbreaking an IPAD?

Question by Chris M: What are the pros and cons of jailbreaking an IPAD?
Im planning to purchase an IPAD and might consider jailbreaking it but what are the pros and cons of jailbreaking an IPAD? Please list as many as possible.

Thank you.

Best answer:

Answer by bob
pros:can get themes
can download youtube videos
can change fonts
can have battery percent

Cons slightly slower
voids warrenty

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How do you make a flashdrive compatible with the iPad without jailbreaking?

Question by Zac: How do you make a flashdrive compatible with the iPad without jailbreaking?
I have a whole bunch of things I want to move from a flashdrive to my ipad but it won’t allow me to. It keeps on telling me that it requires to much power or somthing. People have told me to jailbreak it but I don’t want to. How do I change the flashdrive’s settings to make it possible?

Best answer:

Answer by james
Sure but it costs $ 3.00

http://ax.itunes.apple.com/app/id407939775?mt=8

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How can you Record the screen of your iPad without jailbreaking it ?

Question by Doener: How can you Record the screen of your iPad without jailbreaking it ?
I want to make a video of what is happening on the screen of my IPad (1st generation).
I wanna make videos of apps and games and then have it as a file so I can edit it on my computer.

Best answer:

Answer by Tayler Kingston
use camcorder

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IconSettings gives you simple control of your iDevice without jailbreaking

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Look, we understand, some of you are a little timid about jailbreaking your iPhone. You’ve looked on in envy as your contemporaries have thrown warranties to the wind and enjoyed the convenience of turning on and off their WiFi from the homescreen. But, be jealous no longer. A crafty developer has figured out how to bring the same capabilities your iDevice with little more than a browser bookmark — no jailbreaking required. IconSettings lets you quickly access or toggle various settings on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, provided its running iOS 5. Setting it up is as simple as saving a bookmark to your home screen. Then you just tap the links and, voilà, you can turn on and off Bluetooth, change brightness levels, or disengage autolock. You’ll find full instructions and the appropriate bookmarks at the source links.

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Chronic Dev Team on the Cusp of Jailbreaking iPad 2

This is quick heads-up! p0sixninja of Chronic Dev Team is now confirming that the team is hard at work to finish jailbreaking second generation iPad. Earlier, the userland exploit by comex to jailbreak iPad 2 was fixed by Apple engineers in iOS 4.3.1. Since 4.3.1 is already exploited by the legendary @i0n1c, we’re working on finishing iPad2 […]

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How to use GEVEY SIM to Unlock iPhone 4 without Jailbreaking [Video Guide]

How to use GEVEY SIM to Unlock iPhone 4 without Jailbreaking [Video Guide] is a post from: Gadgets DNA

You already know by now that GEVEY SIM actually unlocks your iPhone 4 in real on iOS 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.3 with baseband 1.59.00, 2.10.04, 3.10.01 or 04.10.01 without having to jailbreak your iPhone 4. Applenberry has just posted an official video on how to use GEVEY SIM.

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In order to stay unlock GEVEY SIM needs to be with the phone. You cannot take it out! If you switch off your iPhone or battery drains out, you will lose unlock and you have to follow the entire unlocking process again. Unlike ultrasn0w free unlock, GEVEY SIM card will cost you $ 70 or more. If you cannot hold your appetite, go for it else we would advise you to wait for Dev Team’s ultrasn0w 1.3.

As always, just follow on Twitter or become a Facebook fan for all updates on iPhone 4 unlock, GEVEY SIM and more. You may also like to check out:

  • Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4 iOS 4.3 Using Sn0wbreeze / Ultrasn0w [Guide]
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