iPhone 4s, iPad 2 Get Jailbreaks

    A customer uses his Apple Inc. iPhone 4S smartphone outside the company's store at Covent Garden in London, U.K., on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. Apple Inc. is poised to sell as many as 4 million units of its new iPhone 4S this weekend as customers around the world clamor for one of the last products developed under Steve Jobs.

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    As if it wasn’t a good enough weekend for computer enthusiasts, now there’s another reason to rejoice: hackers have finally been able to create jailbreaks for the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2. A jailbreak allows users to access apps and other capabilities that Apple does not allow—although it voids your Apple warranty. The jailbreak, known as Corona A5, is the first “untethered” hack for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, meaning they can be uploaded without first plugging into a computer.

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