Maybe you might be thinking of going a little extreme and start jailbreaking because you heard some cool stuff about the procedure and the things you can do with the results. But you’re a little worried. You don’t to mess up your device of course. So of course you are wondering, how safe is it really to jailbreak? According to iPhone Dev Team safe enough for 491,325 people to do it. And we’re talking only about the iPhone 4.
According to the report, the Absinthe jailbreak for iPhone and iPad has been downloaded in the last 3 days for a massive amount of times. Here are the numbers:
491,325 new iPhone devices
308,967 new iPad devices
152,950 previously jaibroken (at 4.x) iPad devices
The numbers are very much real and they were determined by using Cydia, the Mecca of all jaibroken apps. Working with a list of available SHSH blobs the site can track queries made to the server. Even if there are tons of more iDevices scattered around in the world, the numbers still consolidates the notion according to which jailbreaking is on the rise and lots of people are willing to do it nowadays.
iMore came with the idea to poll users to see whether or not they had any slight intentions of jailbreaking their precious devices using Absinthe of course. When questioned about the iPhone 4S 33,64% of the parties involved in the study replied that they would go ahead and do it, while in the iPad camp 40,23% users assured interviewers they are willing to jailbreak at any time. Would you do it?