Finally! It’s been a while since anyone’s made any progress toward hacking the iPod Touch, and, thanks to a hacker named Niacin, the iPod Touch is a few steps closer to being third party app compatible.
Do you know what that means? ‘Cause I sure don’t.
Anyway, the exploit apparently works with iPhone firmwares 1.0.2 and 1.1.1 and iPod Touch firmware 1.1.1.
I can’t say for sure if this is related to the recent successful jailbreak of the iPhone 1.1.1 firmware, but, seeing as how the iPhone is very similar to the iPod Touch, it wouldn’t be surprising if they’re applying what they learned about the iPhone to hacking the Touch.
With the way things are moving right now, it shouldn’t be too long until the first 3rd party app install tools begin to surface.