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  • Evasi0n Jailbreak Group Drops Pirate App Store TaiG

    Evasi0n Jailbreak Group Drops Pirate App Store TaiG

    In a short letter to the jailbreak community, the Evasi0n group has announced they are refusing to distribute TaiG, a Chinese app store released alongside an iOS 7.x jailbreak. Users found that the app store contained hundreds of pirated apps. Read More

  • Cydia Substrate Comes To Android (Cydia Store Next?)

    Cydia Substrate Comes To Android (Cydia Store Next?)

    Cydia, a platform commonly thought of as the alternative app store for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, has just today arrived on Android of all places. Though Android is by its nature more open and customizable than Apple’s locked-down iOS, it now has a growing collection of apps designed for power users who root their devices – a process that’s similar in spirit to the… Read More

  • “Evasi0n” Overloads Servers As Over 270,000 People Download The New Jailbreak For iOS 6.0/6.1 Devices, Including iPhone 5

    “Evasi0n” Overloads Servers As Over 270,000 People Download The New Jailbreak For iOS 6.0/6.1 Devices, Including iPhone 5

    Jailbreaking has returned, and already servers are overloaded. Today, a group of iOS hackers styling themselves as the Evad3rs team has released a usable jailbreak for the iPhone 5, as well as any other iOS device capable of running iOS 6.0 or 6.1, with the exception of the Apple TV (3rd generation). The process of jailbreaking devices has grown more difficult through the years. This is thanks… Read More

  • Steve Jobs To Tawkon: "No Interest" In Your Phone Radiation Measurement App

    Steve Jobs To Tawkon: "No Interest" In Your Phone Radiation Measurement App

    I see you driving ’round town with an app that measures cellular radiation, and I’m like, “no interest”. Apple head honcho Steve Jobs has made it abundantly clear that Tawkon‘s phone radiation measurement application is not welcome on its official App Store, pushing the startup to make it available for free (for jailbroken iPhones) through Cydia instead. Tawkon sent… Read More

  • XBMC Now Works On Jailbroken iPhone, iPad

    You can now install XBMC on your jailbroken iPhone and iPad. It’s available on Cydia, which is the secret hideout for Apps that haven’t been authorized by Apple for sale on its App Store. It’s the full version of XBMC, too, not a “mobile” or “lite” version or anything like that. The handy embedded video shows the App running on an iPad. Read More

  • Are We On The Cusp Of A Jailbroken App Revolution?

    Are We On The Cusp Of A Jailbroken App Revolution?

    The DMCA ruling won’t change things for the average iPhone user — the main difference being that jailbreakers now can’t be sued by Apple successfully under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Apple will continue their attempts to block the jailbroken phones with every iOS update and jailbreakers will keep getting more and more savvy, like a vicious cycle of digital cat… Read More

  • Grooveshark app now available for the iPhone … if it's a jailbroken one

    When Jason Kincaid tried out the iPhone app online music streaming startup Grooveshark built and showed off in July 2009, he wrote that it was great but that he “wouldn’t expect this to pop up in the App Store any time soon”. He was right on both counts. Grooveshark now says it has given up on its ambitions to get approved for the official App Store, claiming that Apple has… Read More

  • Rejected By Apple, Grooveshark Releases App For Jailbroken iPhones On Cydia

    When Jason Kincaid tried out the iPhone app online music streaming startup Grooveshark built and showed off in July 2009, he wrote that it was great but that he “wouldn’t expect this to pop up in the App Store any time soon”. He was right on both counts. Grooveshark now says it has given up on its ambitions to get approved for the official App Store, claiming that Apple has… Read More

  • TuneWiki: From #1 App On Cydia To Legit Apps For iPhone, Android And BlackBerry

    There are loads of music applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which is hardly surprising considering the history of the iPod device and the deep integration of the portable devices with iTunes. Up until now, the most downloaded application for jailbroken iPhones on Cydia was also a music-related one: TuneWiki, an app that brings music streaming, a lyrics database and music videos… Read More

  • Ten seconds to tether with iPhoneModem

    We already know how Apple feels about tethering, which is sometimes Apple-legal and sometimes not. However, for jailbroken phones you now have what is promised as a quick and easy way (10 second-easy, that is) to tether your laptop to your iPhone. On Saturday, Addition released iPhoneModem for iPhones using the Cydia package manager. Apple has been dragging their feet in responding to… Read More