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Geohot's iPad Jailbreak to be Named Limera1n

Apple iPhone hacker George Hotz (Geohot) set up a new website for his forthcoming jailbreak software dubbed limera1n. Previous releases such as blackra1n have made it possible for jailbreakers all over the world to install unauthorized apps and unlock the iPhone for use on alternate wireless carriers.

Apple iPad jailbreak limera1n

Geohot posted evidence that he was making significant progress with iPhone OS 3.2, the current operating system running on the first version iPad. Apple is expected to release version 4 of its mobile OS this summer, along with next generation iPhone hardware.

Geohot Jailbreaks Apple iPad With Blackra1n

Just a few short days ago, iPhone Dev-Team member MuscleNerd demonstrated an initial porting of the Spirit jailbreak by @comex to the iPad. Now George Hotz (aka Geohot) is working on his blackra1n software to jailbreak the iPad.

Apple iPad Jailbroken blackra1n

Seen in the blog photo are blackra1n and Cydia icons (as some have pointed out, probably just a mockup) on Gehot's iPad screen. Proving that he's making progress, Geohot posted keys for the iPad 3.2 firmware and bootrom on his blog with a one-line comment reading, "This is more exciting than a lot of you realize." Only a day later he revealed that "verbose iPads look cool" and tweeted the picture below.

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