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NewsPoster Feb 4, 2013 02:06 PM
Evasi0n untethered jailbreak released for iOS 6, 6.1
The Evad3rs hacking team has released its <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/278559==http://www.ipodnn.com/articles/13/02/03/will.work.with.all.devices.capable.of.running.ios. 6/" rel='nofollow'>promised</a> jailbreaking tool for iOS 6 devices. Known as <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/278560==http://evasi0n.com/" rel='nofollow'>evasi0n</a>, the software supports any version of iOS 6 through 6.1, and is available in Mac, Windows, and Linux editions. It's also untethered, meaning that it doesn't require connecting to a computer and reapplying the jailbreak if an iOS device is rebooted.<br />
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Compatible devices include the iPhone 3GS through the iPhone 5, the fourth- and fifth-generation iPod touch, and the iPad 2, iPad mini, and third- and fourth-generation iPad. The second-generation Apple TV is also supported, but not the recent 1080p-equipped unit. The Evad3rs team warns that anyone using a tethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1 on an iPhone 4 or fourth-gen Touch should restore to the stock release of v6.1, unless they're using ultrasn0w.

Macs must be running OS X 10.5 or later, while Windows users must have XP, and Linux users required x86/x86_64. The Evad3rs team also suggests backing up before any jailbreak, disabling passcode lock, and avoiding any use of iOS or iTunes while the jailbreak is in progress.
 
OSXD Feb 4, 2013 06:11 PM
It works...
....beautifully and simply!
 
pastusza Feb 4, 2013 09:23 PM
Finally!!
I never consider a version of iOS "released" till the Jailbreak comes out. I'm sure you'll see a large adoption if iOS 6.1 today and tomorrow.

On Wednesday, expect iOS 6.1.1 to come out and stop the fun.
 
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