Wow! that was quick! MuscleNerd of iPhone Dev Team has just posted a tweet which confirms that iPad has been jailbroken in less than 24 hours of release. This according to him has been achieved through a cross-team effort with Chronic Dev Team, comex and chpwn.

http://is.gd/beaVL initial porting of "Spirit" jailbreak by @comex to iPad

Well that was fun πŸ™‚ Now the cross-team effort with @chronicdevteam, @comex, @chpwn and others to get *everything* working

iPad Jailbroken

While no ETA was given for β€œSpirit” release, we can expect this to be out when iPad 3G, or the new firmware update for iPhone is released. This makes sense because Apple might patch it via a new firmware update which is due soon.

Here is the video proof of root access on the iPad !

While this game of cat and mouse between Apple and iPhone hackers continue, you can follow our complete jailbreaking guide for iPhone 3.1.3 firmware for iPhone 2G, 3G, 3GS and iPod touch 1G/2G using redsn0w 0.9.3, redsn0w 0.9.4, sn0wbreeze, PwnageTool 3.1.5. Unlocking can be done using ultrasn0w or blacksn0w.

For iPhone 3.1.2 firmware, you can use blackra1n, PwnageTool, redsn0w, sn0wbreeze, ultrasn0w and blacksn0w to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone and iPod touch.

UPDATE 1: Cydia spotted running on iPad ! More info can be found here.

UPDATE 2: Jailbreak iPad with Blackra1n is confirmed by Geohot! More info here.

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