1. keepitgreen's Avatar
    Hi all, my first post on these forums...

    I just got a 32gb 3GS, and I'm all ready to jailbreak it, but I'm very reluctant to use blackra1n because of the tethered jailbreak.

    My question is this: Does anyone know if an updated version is coming soon that will solve this tethered jailbreak problem, or should I just bite the bullet and make it rain?
    01-17-2010 02:02 AM
  2. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Absolutely not. Geohot (the creator of blackra1n) is REFUSING to fix the "tethering issue", because according to his Twitter, he is sick and tired of the jailbreakers feeling entitled to all of these hacks, as if it's owed to them or something. He's gone on and on (and on and on an on and on) about how he has no plans to fix tethering any time soon. It may not even be until AFTER 4.0 is released, supposedly.

    Sorry for the bad news.
    01-17-2010 02:26 AM
  3. sargd66's Avatar
    He also said he's not going to do another blackra1n becausecits to easy for people. His next one will be more complicated he stated.
    01-17-2010 10:08 AM
  4. BLiNK's Avatar
    wow, this has got to make whoever donated feel pretty good
    01-17-2010 10:19 AM
  5. LVCIFER's Avatar
    I DO see his point about the sense of entitlement though.

    This board is filled with whiney *****es who complain about the tethered jailbreak because apparently, Geohot 'owes' us all something.
    01-17-2010 11:32 AM
  6. sargd66's Avatar
    Without a doubt, me also. It just stinks for those of us that have donated and do just appreciate just having the jb. As the saying goes, a few can ruin it for the rest.
    01-17-2010 11:36 AM
  7. cobra302's Avatar
    I see geohots point to a degree, but he turns into a whiny brat as well on Twitter. I've been reluctant to jailbreak anyway, but his attitude doesn't help. If he doesn't want to hear all the complaints, change Twitter accts or something. Or heck just start charging for the hack, im sure people would pay for it gladly.
    01-17-2010 03:29 PM
  8. drian's Avatar
    I see geohots point to a degree, but he turns into a whiny brat as well on Twitter. I've been reluctant to jailbreak anyway, but his attitude doesn't help. If he doesn't want to hear all the complaints, change Twitter accts or something. Or heck just start charging for the hack, im sure people would pay for it gladly.
    I think he's doing it to make a point.. I can agree with him as well... I would hate to hear hundred of complaints about something that is free and works very well.
    01-17-2010 03:33 PM
  9. keepitgreen's Avatar
    Now that is a solid disappointment... Well, here's hoping he either changes his mind and puts out an update, or someone else comes along and helps out... I don't really care if it's a complicated process or not; just so long as it gets the job done! This tethered jailbreak is not a pleasant feeling, especially when i go on vacation and am away from my computer for a week+...
    01-18-2010 06:59 AM
  10. PinkBanana's Avatar
    It must be annoying for him. If you've had to have a tethered jailbreak...can't you just live with it?

    I've jailbroken my phone and am happy with my tethered jailbreak, however once orange allow me unlock my iphone officially I will probably restore my 3Gs and use my vodafone sim legally (LOL).
    01-18-2010 10:09 AM
  11. amac64's Avatar
    Oh please, if you want the praise for making an outstanding software product, which blackra1n is, you have to be man enough to take the complaining/problems that your users have...grow up... either work on fixing them or don't but quit whining...
    01-18-2010 11:55 AM
  12. piaband's Avatar
    Blackrain is a whiny biotch himself. Go cry about a few complaints you baby. I bet he's some 15 year old nerd who has nothing better to do than sit around and nerdify his iphone.

    Good job Blackrain. Now its not just the complainers that hate you---its everyone.
    01-18-2010 12:30 PM
  13. en0c's Avatar
    Subnaiyo, it's nice to see that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about! Blackra1n is the program used to jailbreak. GeoHot or George Hotz is the guy who made Blackra1n. But one thing is kinda true. AFAIK George is about 17 years old.
    01-18-2010 01:04 PM
  14. PigSnack's Avatar
    Hey GeoHot,

    If you keep Blackra1n easy to use I'll take you to a cool kids party.

    He's a young adult and learning about the diminishing rewards of adoration that most adults understand very well. Just needs to tap into another form of satisfaction. Money works for me.
    01-18-2010 02:51 PM
  15. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    Oh please, if you want the praise for making an outstanding software product, which blackra1n is, you have to be man enough to take the complaining/problems that your users have...grow up... either work on fixing them or don't but quit whining...
    Blackrain is a whiny biotch himself. Go cry about a few complaints you baby. I bet he's some 15 year old nerd who has nothing better to do than sit around and nerdify his iphone.

    Good job Blackrain. Now its not just the complainers that hate you---its everyone.
    Subnaiyo, it's nice to see that you have no idea what the hell you're talking about! Blackra1n is the program used to jailbreak. GeoHot or George Hotz is the guy who made Blackra1n. But one thing is kinda true. AFAIK George is about 17 years old.
    Hey GeoHot,

    If you keep Blackra1n easy to use I'll take you to a cool kids party.

    He's a young adult and learning about the diminishing rewards of adoration that most adults understand very well. Just needs to tap into another form of satisfaction. Money works for me.
    Stop complaining like little girls and live with the tethered JB, its not that serious! Appreciate what u got, or next time u will have Nothing!
    01-18-2010 03:59 PM
  16. en0c's Avatar
    Dude, i'm not even complaining! Just want people to get there facts right, before they comment on things.. I think blackra1n is the best thing that has happened to the jailbreak-community. GeoHot is an amazing developer.
    01-18-2010 04:20 PM
  17. sargd66's Avatar
    @Loudrims_Inc
    Ditto!!!
    01-18-2010 07:13 PM
  18. HCWHunter's Avatar
    It works! Simple as that. I just don't see why folks are concerned about it. You have to tether to sync and update the OS on occasion, so why the prob with tethering to jailbreak?

    HW
    01-19-2010 02:25 AM
  19. hammer4203#IM's Avatar
    You people know that you can get the software to change the bootloader straight from Apple's site don't you? You can unlock it without jailbreaking it! I forget people want things just handed to them these days. Let Geohot #itch! Hey he gave to those that couldn't do it. I say he should fix the tether and charge for it!! I got to hand it to him for being one of the kids that's not gonna be stupid getting out of school! He fits the profile of a tech if he's #itching.
    01-19-2010 07:47 AM
  20. LVCIFER's Avatar
    Hammer, what the hell are you talking about regarding changing the bootloaders?

    This hadn't been spoken of on this forum (or others for that matter) to my knowledge. Do you have any proof of these claims?

    Any links you could give us? I'm sorry, but in this case I'm trusting my skeptiscism.
    01-19-2010 10:46 AM
  21. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    Hammer, what the hell are you talking about regarding changing the bootloaders?

    This hadn't been spoken of on this forum (or others for that matter) to my knowledge. Do you have any proof of these claims?

    Any links you could give us? I'm sorry, but in this case I'm trusting my skeptiscism.
    X2!! Wheres the link to back up your "theory"?
    01-19-2010 02:30 PM
  22. lowridinguy's Avatar
    X3 - I have never heard of this before. I am sure if this was the case it would be ALL OVER the forums.
    01-19-2010 03:31 PM
  23. franchise101#IM's Avatar
    I dont mind the tethered jailbreak except for the instances where the iphone is acting up and u have to turn the phone off, well lets say you are out and about, what are you supposed to do? thats my only gripe with it, and i would be willing to pay for him to fix the tethering thing. I dont take advantage of anyone, i dont feel a sense of entitlement. I happen to enjoy the cool themes with the JB but wouldnt want to stress about not being by a computer if my phone happens to turn off, needs to be restarted etc..
    01-19-2010 06:19 PM
  24. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    I dont mind the tethered jailbreak except for the instances where the iphone is acting up and u have to turn the phone off, well lets say you are out and about, what are you supposed to do? thats my only gripe with it, and i would be willing to pay for him to fix the tethering thing. I dont take advantage of anyone, i dont feel a sense of entitlement. I happen to enjoy the cool themes with the JB but wouldnt want to stress about not being by a computer if my phone happens to turn off, needs to be restarted etc..
    i agree with u and yea that would suck
    01-19-2010 06:30 PM
  25. keepitgreen's Avatar
    i agree with u and yea that would suck
    I'm coming around also... After going through a thoroughly successful JB with blackra1n (incredibly simple and quick) on 3.1.2, I'm having a great time poking and prodding and changing and re-tooling my phone; I even went through a full restore and re-JB last night without any problems!

    That being said, it's still in the back of my mind that I'm going to be off on vacation somewhere and my battery will die and i'll be stuck. But then i guess i can always carry a flash drive with blackra1n and itunes on it, right?

    And then there's OS 4.0 on the horizon. Is GeoHot serious when he says he'll fix the tethering issue with 4.0?
    01-19-2010 06:46 PM
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