iPhone 5 iOS 6 Untethered Jailbreak: We Have Reinforcements!

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The untethered jailbreak for the Apple iPhone 5 and iOS 6 is still a topic that everyone is talking about. However except for scams and red herrings there has been very little on this front for some time. Until two of the most prominent names on the jailbreaking scene spoke out over the weekend about how they were working together on the iPhone iOS 6 untethered jailbreak.

iPhone 5 & iOS 6 untethered jailbreak: all hands on deck

This has given those waiting for the jailbreak more hope. Now there has been news that is more promising as support is coming from other developers too, which means that the signs are looking great for an iPhone 5 iOS 6 untethered jailbreak.

The most reliable news has always come from the Dev Team website or Twitter accounts of jailbreakers, such as @pod2g, @PlanetBeing and @MuscleNerd. PlanetBeing and Pod2g have both been on Twitter and said that they have made progress with the untethered jailbreak for iOS 6 devices and the Apple iPhone 5 especially. Of course we don’t want to give out false hope, however this is an indication that a jailbreak may not be far away and the fact that some of the most prominent jailbreakers are working on it, is encouraging.

Other developers have been quieter about progress and they have now begun to speak up about their involvement in the effort. @pimskeks has been on Twitter and this was one of the developers who were behind Absinthe 2.0. He said on Twitter that it was not time for resting, it was time to get something done. While the statement may be vague chances are that he was referring to the iOS 6 jailbreak.

@p0sixninja seems to be taking a difference approach to the jailbreak. When asked questions on Twitter by Joshua Drake, who was looking for exploits, p0sixninja said that “sandbox isn’t a big issue, we just haven’t dug into webkit too much.” There was a reply from @SwissHttp who said that it was “Good to know. Maybe I’ll have a look then, if I find some time.” It seems that more developers are now joining in to find the jailbreak for iOS 6 and the Apple iPhone 5.

Of course we do have to take into account that even if there is a jailbreak before the release of iOS 6.1, developers will not release it until iOS 6.1 has been made available to the public. Pod2g also had news that is good, he said “Come on Apple. Release that 6.1 now! /cc @planetbeing @pimskeks @MuscleNerd.”

Cecelia has the patience of a praying mantis. She spends the day sifting through press releases from all the major brand’s PR reps. From the most ridiculous announcements to those you really want to know more about, Cecelia makes it a point to skim through as many daily as possible so you won’t have to.