Geohot gives up iPhone hacking

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  1. alidsl
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    No quotes really needed for this as his twitter page says it all

    Basically long-time iPhone hacker George Hotz has given up hacking the iPhone
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  2. fgghjjkll

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    Perhaps he realised his defeat. Maybe he knew that he cannot release a new jailbreak because of copyrighted apple software and now realises that he cannot continue iPhone hacking.... Or maybe he want's to work more on his PS3 Custom Firmware and his hack.
     
  3. juggernaut911

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    I noticed this when I check his blog earlier.

    Bummer.

    Not that I care, but the people I help with jailbreaking will be heartbroken.
     
  4. murkurie

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    Maybe it's just another stunt? His twitter and blog are now private too unless are a previous friend of his it seems, maybe he was hacked?
     
  5. Alex221

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    noooooooooooooooooo
     
  6. Finishoff

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    Bummer, its a loss but there will be other teams so all hope is not gone.
     
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    All I can say is "lol" to that.
     
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    XD A Hacker Who Got Hacked
     
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  10. VashTS

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    good the apple scene needs to be legit. you want their products, pay out the ass for them and the software too.

    screw everything apple has made. i would only use an iphone if someone gave it to me for free.

    it sucks to see a hacker go, but someone may step up in his place.
     
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    His twitter page says nothing. [​IMG]
     
  12. Scott-105

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    I can't even load his twitter page, it says the profile doesn't exist.
     
  13. alidsl
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    I was able to load it earlier ???
     
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    maybe he is taking a break and is undecided as to whether he should continue or not hence he has decided to tell the ppl he is not
    or possibly, pressure is mounting from outside or inside
     
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    Back on topic: Bleh, doesn't really matter to me. Don't have an iPhone anyway.

    EDIT: Woah, didn't notice until now, but woah, Bladexdsl, your Darth Vader has an RRoD on him.
     
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    he shouldn't have been using a M$ suit than [​IMG]
     
  18. sjones900

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    I can see why he did it. There's no point to it anymore. Almost every feature that I jailbroke my old iphones for are now available natively in iOS 4. Unless you're a pirate jailbreaking shouldn't matter to you. Well also if you want to use another carrier, but I'm sure there will be alternatives to that.
     
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    Now that he's given up the iPhone, He can dedicate more time to hack the PS3. [​IMG]
     
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    lets cross our finger