Jailbreak for iOS 4.3 coming our way courtesy of Comex?

Jailbreak developer chpwn posted the photo above from his Twitter account, crediting comex. As you can see, the device is obviously the iPad 2. There's no question as to whether or not it's running iOS 4.3.

Developer i0n1c already has a working jailbreak for iOS 4.3 but is currently working out kernel issues before releasing it. Whether or not comex will release his version sooner isn't clear yet. It's also not clear whether this version of an iOS 4.3 jailbreak will also work on other devices such as the iPhone 4. We also aren't sure whether or not it's tethered or untethered. The big news is that it's apparently working on the iPad 2. (i0n1c's jailbreak will not work on the iPad 2.)

While all you new iPad 2 owners patiently wait your beloved jailbreak, make sure you check out our jailbreak starter's guide! How many of you out there plan on jailbreaking your iPad 2 the minute a jailbreak is released?


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Allyson Kazmucha

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Jailbreak for iOS 4.3 coming our way courtesy of Comex?


From what MuscleNerd said on Twitter, no. This is something new. A few things SHAtter depended on no longer work on the ipad2.

I am one of those that will definitely jailbreak the minute it's released. I'd like my shiny new iPad 2 to be liberated.
Also I read that comex had to find another exploit since SHAtter was patched.

I0nic never said he is waiting for 4.3.1 people made that up. Read the description of his video.

Hey Ally,
Can you give us your reasons and other reasons for JBing your iPad. We want to hear from the pro. :) Thx.

Right on. Thanks. I love my iPhone 4 JB, I consider it essential! Still unsure about the benefits of JBing the iPad. Always a great resource. Thanks.

and to think all that gear costs is your life snavigs if your not on contract the i phone is 1000 dollars the ipad starts at 500 the usb is standard and no idea what the other tool he uses costs

I used to be jailbroken on my iPad 1st gen, but it became laggy and crashed a lot more so I revirginized. I don't think I'll be jailbreaking my iPad 2.
That said, I love my jailbroken iPod Touch 4G and I'll be rejailbreaking my AppleTV 2 soon (stupid update to 4.3 undid it)

I used to jailbreak my phone but I don't bother with it any more. Like ally said if it suits you. Team pure. Sorry ally still love ya lol.

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Just to add if I did again it's good to have people like you helping us out and keeping us informed. Thanks

I tried to update to 4.2.1 Saturday, that didn't work. So for a day I was on 4.3 stock, truthfully it was painful. So I'm back running 4.1 for now. I've been jailbroken on my last 3 iOS devices. I will jailbreak 4.3 once it's untethered and the mobilesubstrate issue is resolved.

@dman he acted like he was at first but now he claims he wasn't saying it only that it prolly won't last long because of the exploit. I don't think apple is that concerned about an exploit that wouldn't actually work in the real world.

Ryan, very very nice rosepnse. i totally agree with you, with exception to the fact that there are iphone users here that seem to be satisfied with the experience, and if they are willing to spend for the 4G hotspot then for them it will make sense. But yes, buying it from the US is cheaper, not sure if you can get the 4G package without purchasing the handset from bmobile though.