Anyone convinced that Apple actually likes jailbreaking?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by bbplayer5, Jun 26, 2009.

  1. bbplayer5 macrumors 68030

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    Honestly, why wouldnt they? They sell more phones. The same exploit is found in the new hardware in the 3Gs... this doesnt happen without them allowing it. They are def sticking it to AT&T with this ;)
     
  2. LSUtigers03 macrumors 68020

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    Where did you read that the same exploit was found in the 3GS?
     
  3. Ivan P macrumors 68030

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    The iPhone Dev Team, the people that make the 'official' jailbreaks, found that it has the same boot exploit that the 2nd gen iPod touch has.
     
  4. iShater macrumors 604

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    I just saw a thread about that too with the 3Gs.

    I think while the love controlling everything about the iPhone, having this allows a bigger market (without breaking away from AT&T) and definitely creates a huge used-iPhone market.

    Look at how many people are selling their older iPhones to get the new ones!
     
  5. LSUtigers03 macrumors 68020

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    So did they say when we could expect a 3GS jailbreak?
     
  6. bbplayer5 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    My guess would be within a week. Same exploit = same routine = easy JB.
     
  7. TSX macrumors 68030

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    I think apple likes it. It keeps them making better software.
     
  8. Tex-Twil macrumors 68020

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    I think apple likes it. It allows them to sell more.

    Not that sure.
     
  9. MikePA macrumors 68020

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    Hardly. The percent of people who jb doesn't amount to a rounding error on the total sale of iPhones.
     
  10. Linuss macrumors regular

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    You're mistaking jailbreaking for unlocking.


    Unlocking can really only help Apple. Jailbreaking hurts them because people can download apps for free.
     
  11. Narco220 macrumors regular

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    The dev team could be apple employees to bring extra buzz around the iphone!

    wouldn't surprise me what apple would do for extra profit lol
     
  12. bruinsrme macrumors 601

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    plausible. Did you see the length of the encryption keys

    but then again, why keep up the cat and mouse game.

    Why introduce more advanced protections.

    I just want my 3Gs JB :D
     
  13. techage14 macrumors regular

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    Perhaps, in the long run, it's beneficial to Apple. It gives people a reason to consider an iPhone and therefore, purchase one and gives Apple marketshare. Which is what they're ultimately after, right? If not, then, maybe it's just a couple of Apple employees trying to create even more buzz about the iPhone, like someone mentioned <-- (highly unlikely however) Cheers to the Dev-Team for their work though!
     
  14. chrmjenkins macrumors 603

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    Yeah, I wish they would add free apps to the appstore...
     
  15. Oliver.m macrumors regular

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    Haha, i was thinking the same thing.
     
  16. vertigo78 macrumors regular

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    i saw an article way back about how the costs of maintaining the app store and advertising exceeds the money coming in from it. i think apple sees the app store as a selling point for iphones not as a source of profit. i also read that they are making tons of money from developers who are buying macs in order to develop apps. this was all speculation but it seems reasonable.
     
  17. JaySC macrumors member

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    JB, probably. Unlocking, yes.

    Why and how, who knows for sure? Are they living it up, yes.
     

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