iOS’s Jailbreak Explained: What is Jailbreaking? What are the Advantages of Jailbreaking?

The first iPhone was launched way back in 2007. At that time the term of a marketplace for apps wasn’t that well established into the consumer’s mind. Apple was one of the first companies to introduce app market by the name of App store. This meant a restriction that came along with such an exclusive app market. The restriction meant that only apps downloaded from this market could be installed on the device. The iPhone’s operating system is designed to only run software that has an Apple-approved cryptographic signature. All earlier phones that ran on Java ME could install apps downloaded from any location. This gave a need to develop some method to bypass this restriction enforced by Apple. This is what gave rise to Jailbreak of iOS device. At first Apple didn’t waste any time to file a lawsuit of Copyright Infringement. However, in 2010 Jailbreaking was declared as LEGAL is USA by DMCA


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