Early Friday morning, live from Hack in the Box Conference 2012 in Amsterdam, Pod2g and members of the Chronic Dev Team demonstrated their new gift to world, Absinthe 2.0. Absinthe is the release of an Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1. If you’re like me, a devoted jailbreaker, you’ve been waiting patiently to upgrade to iOS 5.1/5.1.1 for some time now. Well, I’m very happy to announce to our G4i readers that your iDevice has been liberated.
The many weeks of hard work from Pod2g and the Dev Team are evident in all aspects of this release. Absinthe 2.0 in itself is the best jailbreak tool to date – an all-in-one piece of software that injects the necessary files into your iPhone allowing you to reap the endless benefits of an Unethered Jailbreak.
[UPDATED] Apple released a stealth version of iOS 5.1.1 for GSM iPhone 4 on Saturday. No one seems to know for certain what this build fixed. However, the Dev Team has already pushed out Absinthe 2.0.2. This version covers the new iOS build, along with some other stability fixes to the Absinthe software.
Absinthe 2.0.2 covers the majority of devices with the only exception being Apple TV 3. Continue Reading…