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jailbreaking

To remove a restricted mode of operation. For example, jailbreaking may enable content with digital rights to be used on any computer, or it may allow enhanced third-party operating systems or applications to be used on a mobile device. While jailbreaking is the term used for Apple's devices, rooting is the equivalent operation in the Android world (see iPhone jailbreaking, RT jailbreaking and Android rooting).

The act of jailbreaking is not a uniform process. Sometimes a single application jailbreaks the system, while other times a series of commands, button pressing and reboots is required. Jailbreaking may also refer to "unlocking" a GSM iPhone in order to use it with a different carrier. However, one has to jailbreak the phone first before unlocking it (see SIM lock). "Unjailbreaking" and "unrooting" mean restoring factory defaults. See DRM and walled garden.
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Jailbreaking also opens the user up to a lot of risks.
The company also warned that jailbreaking may "brick" the device, rendering it worthless.
Also, jailbreaking is used as a piracy tool - don't pretend that some in the community don't do this - and as such Apple has an obligation to defend developers against revenue loss arising from this.
Advantages of jailbreaking: Apple doesn't allow any 3rd party apps to be downloaded onto the device, so jailbreaking is an effective procedure.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Apple discourages its customers from jailbreaking their iOS devices and can void the warranties for tampered devices.
After its price drop recently however, the tablet became a more widely desired device, especially for those interested in porting or jailbreaking the device, because of its solid hardware and build quality.
The detailed tutorial for supposedly jailbreaking iOS 4.3.4 is available here.
Step 4 - The TaiG tool will begin with the jailbreaking process, and within few minutes the tool will notify the user when it finishes successfully.
When it was launched, it was only made available for Windows PC users and that too in Chinese language because of which Mac users were not able to take advantage and only people who have previously tried jailbreaking were able to perform iOS 8.1 jailbreak.
2 -- Now that it is legal to jailbreak your iPhone, there is likely to be a burst of new hacks, perhaps even some developed by larger companies for jailbreaking you iDevice.
According to (http://appadvice.com/appnn/2014/11/taigs-jailbreak-for-ios-8-1-1-is-available-now-for-windows-users) AppAdvice , the TaiG jailbreak can be used for jailbreaking iOS 8 to iOS 8.1.1.
Users, who wish to jailbreak their devices, will be content to know that jailbreaking iOS 8.1.1 is possible.