George Hotz

George Hotz(geohot) Withdraws from Pwn2Own to Focus on Sony Lawsuit!

Earlier today, we told you that George Hotz was registered to compete in Pwn2Own, specifically hacking the Windows Phone 7. However, we found out that Hotz has resigned from the competition to direct his attention towards the ongoing Sony lawsuit. For anyone who doesn’t know(read: lives under a rock), George Hotz(creator of jailbreak tools Blackra1n(…)

George Hotz has an iPad OS 3.2 Jailbreak working with Blackra1n

It’s getting difficult to keep up with all the jailbreak videos and pictures nowadays. George Hotz, the jailbreak wonder kid, has jailbroken the iPad using blackra1n, which was originally developed as the easiest jailbreak solution for iPhone and iPod Touch. The picture that George Hotz posted on Twitter (and later on his blog) shows the(…)

Unlock for baseband 05.12.01 for iPhone 3.1.3 might be coming soon!

For you unlucky people who updated their unlocked phones to firmware 3.1.3, have hope! George Hotz has confirmed that he has a working exploit which can be used to unlock the latest 05.12.01 baseband which was upgraded if you updated to newest firmware. No ETA was given was given regarding the release in his tweet,(…)

Fixing issues with iPod Touch 3.1.2 blackra1n Jailbreak

A lot of people have been reporting issues with jailbreaking using the new blackra1n tool by George, specially iPod Touch 3G owners. Some of these issues have to do with the fact that this is a tethered jailbreak for iPod Touch 3G so far. This means that to boot your iPod Touch 3G, it must(…)

Jailbreak iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 with blackra1n

The jailbreak for iPod Touch OS 3.1.2 is finally here, and from none other than George Hotz who has been jailbreaking the iPhone since it was first launched. Called blackra1n, this Windows only jailbreak tool works for all iPhones ( 2G, 3G and 3GS ) as well as iPod Touch 2G and 3G.