jailbreak


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to jailbreak: Cydia

jailbreak

To remove restrictions from an electronic device, typically a cell phone, so that one can use unauthorized software on it. I need someone to jailbreak my phone so that I can configure it the way I want.

jailbroken

Capable of using unauthorized software due to having had restrictions removed, as of a cell phone or other electronic device. I need to get a jailbroken phone so that I can configure it the way I want.
References in periodicals archive ?
He also tweeted, in early afternoon, that there were 270,000 active users on the Evasi0n website at that time, trying to download the jailbreak utility.
It is illegal to jailbreak a tablet like the iPad in the United States.
Noting that corruption could be the reason for many jailbreaks in the provinces, Robredo said that all local jails should be placed under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) which has highly-trained jail guards.
Hussain said 25 officers, including the Bannu DIG and commissioner, were made officers on special duty after the jailbreak and "to avoid legal wrangling the provincial government will initiate departmental action against officers working under the provincial government".
Lauren Grieve, a trainee solicitor who will be taking part in the reverse jailbreak challenge, said: "To get back to camp we'll be looking to cycle, run, walk, or even crawl if things become desperate.
It's a double-CD, with the first disc featuring the original album setlist: Jailbreak, Angel From The Coast, Running Back, Romeo And The Lonely Girl, Warriors, The Boys Are Back In Town, Fight Or Fall, Cowboy Song and Emerald.
It would be just like any other jailbreak film if it weren't for some very well staged flashbacks which piece together the action quite nicely.
In recent years, nearly a dozen jailbreak cases have been reported across the country.
A woman who admitted aiding in the jailbreak attempt of a man charged in the kidnap-slayings of four Russian immigrants from the San Fernando Valley was sentenced Friday to 16 months in federal prison.
IF you are suffering from Big Brother withdrawal symptoms, don't despair, Jailbreak is here.
However, last night also saw the start of Channel 5's show Jailbreak, and Blue Square have been first out of the blocks with prices.
Road Rash Jailbreak introduces a first-ever story element into the Road Rash series and also for the first time allows players to race as a cop.
3, fans of hardware hacking remain curious about the release prospects of a new jailbreak.
Police have filed murder and direct assault charges against Nasser and 19 others for the attack that preceded the jailbreak.
Is it time for iPhone and iPad users to give up on the idea of being able to jailbreak their devices.