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jail·break

 (jāl′brāk′)
n.
An escape from jail.

jailbreak

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk)
n
Also: gaolbreak an escape from jail
vb
(Electronics) (tr) to adapt (an electronic device) so that it is able to use software that is not approved by the manufacturer

jail•break

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk)

n.
an escape from prison, esp. by forcible means.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jailbreak - an escape from jailjailbreak - an escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
escape, flight - the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
Translations
jailbreakjailbreaker

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk] Nfuga f, evasión f (de la cárcel)

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlbreɪk] névasion f (de prison)jail cell ncellule f de prison

jailbreak

[ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk] nevasione f
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Jailbreaking effectively removes the restrictions placed by Apple on how the operating system can be used and allows for unfettered access to the device.
Jailbreaking iOS might help developers sell apps that would otherwise be banned from the App Store, but jailbreaks also have negative consequences.
The practice is called jailbreaking and has been restricted in the past by manufacturers on the grounds of copyright protection.
The tool is an untethered jailbreak tool, meaning you don't have to connect your iOS device to a PC for jailbreaking it.
Jailbreaking also lets you add software to unlock your phone from a mobile carrier's network and in some cases run it on another carrier's cellular network.
iOS jailbreaks may come and go, but Apple continues to warn that hacking an iPhone and jailbreaking it, while not illegal, may void the device's service warranty.
The unlocking process is now made easy with Easy Unlock iPhone solution which is a reputed company providing a simple software method for unlocking/ jailbreaking all iPhone models.
Jailbreaking an iPhone leaves users vulnerable to attack by stripping away most of the handset's security protections, a security researcher warned Thursday.
Jailbreaking an iPhone removes restrictions on the device's software imposed by Apple and allows the user to access features, which are not officially available for the device.
First off, let me make it clear that I don't consider jailbreaking to be wrong.
In an ecosystem which is under tight control by the iron-fists of the Cupertino-based giant, jailbreaking allows the user to install a modified operating system by unlocking the bootloader, sideloading third party apps apart from the app store and provide root permissions to the user.
Jailbreaking also lets you add software to unlock your phone from a mobile carrier's network and, in some cases, run it on another carrier's cellular network.