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iPad 3 Jailbreak Confirmed for Friday?

UPDATE: The iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak has arrived. For iPad jailbreak instructions, click here.

The official Hack In The Box Twitter page seems to have confirmed that pod2g and Chronic Dev Team will announce their new jailbreak at a special event on Friday in Amsterdam. Part one of the event is listed on the official HITB agenda to start at 11:30am on May 25th. Part 2 of the event will begin at 1:30pm after a "lunch break." That's is around 7am EST in the US.

iPad 3 Jailbreak

Pod2g made a few tweets about the iPad 2 and iPad 3 prior to HITB's announcement:

OK just added iPad3,3 support to Absinthe thanks to @flawlessfox. Only remains iPad2,4 now but we need the actual device.

Any people of #HITB2012AMS has an iPad2,4? Model number: either MC954 or MC989. Please check in Settings / General / About”

Three Different Jailbreaks Confirmed for the Third iPad

Friday was a busy day for the jailbreak community. Dev Team member MuscleNerd tweeted a picture of a jailbroken iPad 3 running Cydia 1.1.5. Hacker i0n1c showcased his untethered jailbreak on YouTube (see below), and Chpwn also tweeted pictures of a jailbroken third generation iPad.

iPad 3

Even though this seems like some kind of jailbreaking record, it could be a few weeks before we see a public release. MuscleNerd said there was "no ETA" for his jailbreak, and i0n1c and Chpwn have been pretty silent as well. The Dev Team also warned iPad 3 owners not to upgrade the iOS version their iPad shipped with if they want to jailbreak their device in the future.

Jailbreak Reminder: Do Not Update iPad 2 to 5.1

The Chronic Dev team issued a simple warning to both veteran and amateur jailbreakers during the Apple iPad event yesterday. Along with the new iPad announcement Apple released iOS 5.1 for the iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S, the 3rd generation iPod touch, iPad and iPad 2. iPhone 4S and iPad 2 users should not update to iOS 5.1 if they want to keep their jailbreak. Read the Dev Team's complete warning below.

iOS 5.1

iPad 2 Jailbreak Instructions (iOS 5 / 5.01 Absinthe Untethered)

UPDATE: Instructions for using Absinthe for Windows are here.

iOS developer pod2g wasn't lying when he promised us an iPad 2 jailbreak was only a few days away. The Chronic Dev Team and a group of dream team iOS hackers have released the Absinthe jailbreak tool for Apple A5 devices running iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1 firmware. This is the untethered iPad 2 jailbreak you have been waiting for since its release almost a year ago.

iPad 2 Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1

The long awaited hack is so popular that the greenpois0n servers crashed from the large amount of downloads on Friday. Hopefully most of the iPhone 4S owners have already jailbroken their devices, and things will start getting a lot smoother this weekend. The iPhone Dev-Team is also working on incorporating the A5 jailbreak procedures into redsn0w, and plan to release a command-line interface (CLI) for advanced users in the future. We'll keep you updated.

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