Late last week Apple released an update for iOS to developers, the latest beta update is iOS 6.1.3 beta 2, and it actually breaks the most recent jailbreak. The latest jailbreak, known as Evasi0n was released earlier this month and quickly became the most downloaded jailbreak ever. Now, according to one of Evasi0n’s creators who tested the patch over the weekend, David Wang, the update patches at least one of the five bugs that the jailbreak requires in order to install.
The specific bug that was patched is related to [...]
Yesterday the United States Copyright Office held a rare meeting (held once every three years) to review and change some copyright law. In doing so, the Copyright Office made a landmark decision that can definitely be seen as a win for digital rights supporters. Changes to the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) allowed for more freedom for users wishing to install custom firmware on to their phones, as well as (some) users who wished to make backups of their DVD movies.
First and foremost the new rules allow owners of [...]