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Apple iPad jailbroken already

A successful iPad jailbreak has already been demonstrated, within a day of the much babbled-about device's debut.

As is the way of things these days, iPhone fiddler MuscleNerd announced his exploit on Twitter, backed up with a YouTube video.

The hacker Twitted that he'd managed to get a port of Comex's "Spirit" iPhone jailbreak to the iPad and must have got it up and running within hours of laying hands on the device.

The code exploits a known hole in Apple's iPhone software which looks to have made it into the iPad's version 3.2.

Here's the video evidence: