iOS 5 Jailbroken with Limera1n and Tethered Boot

iPhone Dev Team’s key member, MuscleNerd, confirms iOS 5 jailbreak through his twitter account and posts some screenshots of jailbroken iPod Touch 4G running on iOS 5.

Apple announced iOS 5 at the WWDC 2011 conference in San Francisco and released iOS 5 beta 1 for developers immediately. The final and public version will be shipped in this fall.

iOS 5 brings more than 200 new features including 10 important ones like Notification Center, Newsstand, Twitter Integration, iMessaging, AirPlay, PC Free activation, camera and mail updates, tabbed browsing, reading list etc.

Here are the screenshots of jailbroken iOS 5 device:

iOS 5 jailbreak is made possible using ever-lasting Limera1n exploit and Tethered Boot utility, meaning you will have to connect your device with PC after every boot to get jailbroken state on it. The official jailbreak tools and procedures will be posted after Apple release iOS 5 for common users. If you are already registered with Apple’s developer program, you can get the beta copy for your device.

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