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iOS 6.x jailbreak is named evasi0n and will support iOS 6 and iOS 6.1 devices

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If you got yourself the new iOS 6.1 update and are waiting to get more out of your shiny iPhone or iPad, your answer to an untethered jailbreak is coming soon. The evad3rs team of developers has just announced that they are almost complete with their untethered jailbreak tool and are in the process of coming up with the user interface.

They have also announced that they will name the tool “evasi0n.” The untethered jailbreak tool may be released as soon as this Sunday. If you pay a visit to the development team’s website, it says:

We are in the process of finishing the GUI. Come back soon!

The development team evad3rd says that after they finish their work with the jailbreak solution, they are going to start the beta testing phase of the tool. And they say that the tool is going to work on iOS 6.0, iOS 6.0.1, iOS 6.0.2, and iOS 6.1. Also, the tool is going to work with all iOS 6.1 compatible devices other than the Apple TV 3. So the list of the supported devices is as follows:

  • iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
  • iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5G, iPod Touch 4G
  • Apple TV 2

According to the website of the development team, you are going to fulfil the following requirements for being able to use their evasi0n tool to untether jailbreak your iOS device:

  • 5 minutes of your time!
  • A computer, running Windows (XP minimum), Mac OS X (10.5 minimum) or Linux (x86 / x86_64)
  • An iPhone, iPad or iPod running iOS 6.0 through 6.1 (you may check in Settings / General / About => Version)
  • A USB cable to connect the device to the computer

Next, you also have the option of donating some money to the development team so that they can keep their good work going on. If you wish to, you can head over to their website and then hit the Contribute button.

Source: iPhone Hacks

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