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The Pangu development team today updated its jailbreak for iOS 8 and 8.1, bringing full support for the Mac. The update comes a week after the program saw an update for Windows that brought an automatic installation of Cydia and support for the English language.

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Pangu's jailbreak tool for iOS 8 is the first that is compatible with any device running iOS 8.0 to iOS 8.1, including newer devices such as the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3. The jailbreak method allows users to install content like themes, tweaks, and apps from other sources than the App Store. The Pangu development team recommends that users backup their iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches before using the tool, and notes that devices upgraded over-the-air may need to be restored before being jailbroken.

Cydia administrator Jay Freeman noted on his Twitter that the Pangu jailbreak is "stable enough" and said that developers on Cydia are now able to mark their own apps as iOS 8 compatible. Members on our forums are also maintaining an active list of which Cydia apps are compatible with iOS 8 and Pangu's jailbreak, and interested users should look there for more specific information.

Pangu can be downloaded for OS X and Windows as an untethered jailbreak, meaning that users only have to apply the method once. The release of the tool follows an announcement by the Electronic Frontier Foundation yesterday stating that a new petition was filed with the Librarian of Congress to extend an exemption that allows jailbreaking to be legal. The exemption was last renewed in 2012 and created by the U.S. Congress in 2010.

Article Link: 'Pangu' Jailbreak for iOS 8.x Now Available for Mac, Compatible with Newer Apple Devices
 

El Burro

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I am El Burro (That's Spanish for... the burro) & I support this jailbreak. Since SBSettings is now pointless, the only feature worth having now is free personal hotspot. But not sure if JB would kill battery life somehow.
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Brian Y

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Its iOS 8
Its already broken
So why not

I'll jailbreak my iPad but not my iPhone. I like my phone to be 100% stable, and I'd like it to have the latest version on it!

My iPad, however, I can't wait to get rid of the horrible tinted display :(
 
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Jamalien

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I'll jailbreak my iPad but not my iPhone. I like my phone to be 100% stable, and I'd like it to have the latest version on it!

My iPad, however, I can't wait to get rid of the horrible tinted display :(

tinted display?
 
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dasx

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I've been thinking, and I think the only thing I miss is Flux. Mmm.... I don't know if I'll jailbreak. :/
 
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MaSx

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I used to Jailbreak before but now it's just meh. Apple pretty much added the feature that I needed. Beside, with so many bugy iOS releases, you really don't want to bog it down and drain them battery even more further.
 
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djplaxe2109

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I used to Jailbreak before but now it's just meh. Apple pretty much added the feature that I needed. Beside, with so many bugy iOS releases, you really don't want to bog it down and drain them battery even more further.

Apple still hasn't gotten quick messages right so BiteSMS is still useful as well as Mywi. If your battery was draining, you're doing it wrong. :p
 
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Jamalien

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"is stable enough"
sounds like Apple's mentality towards their software
 
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Rogifan

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I used to Jailbreak before but now it's just meh. Apple pretty much added the feature that I needed. Beside, with so many bugy iOS releases, you really don't want to bog it down and drain them battery even more further.

What's the point of jailbreaking now? Being able to set defaults apps?
 
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OneMike

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I have no urge to jailbreak. I've been or of the scene for a while but can't think of one feature i want jailbreak has.

Crazy how in the past our stay versions behind just to keep jailbreak
 
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JoEw

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He said it was "stable enough”. That sure makes me all warm and fuzzy.

He could of not mentioned anything at all and if no one else stepping up to the plate to release a jailbreak who are we to criticize?
 
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