With the launch of iPad 2, there is sheer amount of excitement and contest going on between hackers within the jailbreak community. Yeah, we know that it's little early to speculate about iPad 2 jailbreak as it hasn't even hit the stores yet but all eyes are now on one question and that is which team of hackers will jailbreak iPad 2 on iOS 4.3?
iPad 2 has introduced some exciting new features. The most prominent enhancement is the inclusion of front and rear cameras which opens up new possibilities for Cydia app developers. Once iPad 2 is jailbroken, we should expect a wide variety of apps related to iPad 2 cameras. iPad 2 also features a more powerful A5 dual-core processor which allows developers to create more demanding and powerful apps.
So who's it going to be? iPhone Dev-Team, Chronic-Dev Team or all time famous GeoHot? It may take a while as we know that iPad 2 will be running on Apple's latest firmware iOS 4.3 whose final version is yet to be released and jailbroken. Chronic-Dev Team has however indicated some interest towards iPad 2 jailbreak. P0sixninja of Chronic-Dev Team posted on Twitter that they are hoping that SHAtter exploit is not patched by Apple in iPad 2.
For those who don't know about SHAtter, it's a low-level bootrom exploit which was found by pod2g, former member of Chronic-Dev Team. Greenpoisi0n, the Chronic-Dev Team's tool was supposed to be based upon SHAtter exploit but Chronic-Dev Team delayed Greenpoisi0n release due to surprise release of Geohot's Limera1n tool, Limera1n uses a different bootrom exploit found by GeoHot. Later on, Chronic-Dev Team released Greenpoisi0n tool by using same bootrom exploit which GeoHot used in Limera1n. SHAtter was preserved for next generation iDevices including iPhone 5 and iPad 2.
Apple surely would have patched Limera1n exploit in iPad 2, but the real question is that whether Apple has patched SHAtter exploit as well or not? Please note that SHAtter exploit was also leaked few days ago by some unknown hacker. We'll have to wait till 11th March to find out. We'll be back with more updates, stay tuned!Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback