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Sony settles with GeoHot over PS3 mod

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Sony has announced that it has settled its very controversial lawsuit against GeoHot, or George Hotz, which was launched after Hotz published the secret key that would enable owners of the PlayStation 3 to “jailbreak” their consoles and circumvent protections. The settlement sees Sony dropping its lawsuit against Hotz in return for the New Jersey-based hacker to permanently cease any attempt to continue jailbreaking the console. This will now prevent […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 36: The Hidden Truth

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More censorship is coming to the App Store, Kogan makes the $1 million bet, and we see the insides of the iPad 2. Oh, and we have gone Charlie Sheen-mad this week after the release of the Gregory Brothers’ “Winning” song. Since Tom (and James, but he never shows up) is not here this week, we get Dave Barranquero – some random person that Chris and Stewart know – as […]

Geohot releases new jailbreak called Limera1n

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And here I thought he was gone! Geohot has done it again, releasing a jailbreak for iOS 4.0-4.1. The jailbreak is untethered and compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4 and iPod Touch 3. It’s available for Windows only at the moment, but Mac and Linux versions are expected to be coming soon.