First Windows Phone 7 jailbreak tool released

Microsoft’s fledgling mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7, managed to be live for little over a month before somebody released a jailbreak tool for the OS. Three men have just done that, as Rafael Rivera, Chris Walsh and Long Zheng put out the ChevronWP7 yesterday, an executable file that allows users to sideload apps to a Windows Phone 7 phone – making it possible to install software on the devices without going through Microsoft’s official Windows Marketplace.

Hackers open the the door for apps on the new Apple TV

If you were disappointed by the lack of apps in the new $99 Apple  TV, now you have another option: The iPhone Dev team, a group known for its timely iPhone operating system hacks, has confirmed that it can jailbreak the new Apple TV — opening the door for apps and other tweaks on the device.