Tuesday, July 07, 2009

How I Spent My Summer: Hacking Into iPhones With Friends - WSJ.com

Sign of the times…

Like many teenagers, Ari Weinstein spends his summers riding his bike and swimming. This year, the 15-year-old had another item on his to-do list: Foil Apple Inc.'s brightest engineers and annoy chief executive Steve Jobs.

Ari is part of a loose-knit group of hackers that has made it a mission to "jailbreak" Apple's iPhone and iPod touch. The term refers to installing unapproved software that lets people download a range of programs, including those not sanctioned by Apple.

How I Spent My Summer: Hacking Into iPhones With Friends - WSJ.com

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