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How to: Jailbreak iOS 8.1.x on Mac

About a month and half ago a new jailbreak was released to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1. The TaiG jailbreak was originally in Chinese only and only available on Windows. A few days after the initial release, it was updated with English support. The TaiG team promised a Mac version was in the works, but it still hasn’t seen the light of day. However, today a…

TaiG Jailbreak updated to v1.1, here’s how to upgrade

This morning the TaiG Jailbreak was updated to version 1.1. The update is a minor update and contains a few bug fixes related to the Jailbreak. If you haven’t yet Jailbroken your device and are planning on doing so, be sure to use the latest version of TaiG, which can be found here. If you’re already Jailbroken using a previous version of TaiG, check out…

How to: Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using TaiG in English

Yesterday we reported that the TaiG Jailbreak was updated with an English version of the tool. Unfortunately, the Jailbreak is still Windows-only, but the good news is, if you’re interested in Jailbreaking with TaiG, it’s now pretty straightforward using the English version. However, if you’re struggling or you’re looking for step-by-step instructions…

How to: Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using TaiG

Yesterday we reported that a Jailbreak by the name of TaiG was released to the public. Since the Jailbreak is Chinese, we’ve put together an easy-to-follow tutorial so you can get your devices running iOS 8.1.1 (or any earlier version of iOS 8) Jailbroken. Before you begin Before you Jailbreak your device(s), be sure of the following: Passcode/Touch…

How to: Jailbreak your iOS 8 device(s)

Last week I posted an article detailing all the reasons why you shouldn’t use the latest Pangu release to jailbreak your iOS 8 device(s). Since then, a lot has changed and there are essentially no reasons why you should hold off jailbreaking any longer. The Pangu Jailbreak now includes a user-friendly method of installing Cydia and all of the bugs I…

How To: Add more languages, and Emoji, to your iOS keyboard

If you’re multi-lingual, and have friends or family that you communicate with in different languages, it can be useful to have multiple language keyboards on you iOS devices. Fortunately, there are many, many language keyboard options in iOS and the best part is the ability to quickly switch between them when necessary. Here’s how to add more…

Build your own WWDC Countdown app for iPhone [Code Tutorial]

WWDC dates have been announced, and you’ve seen some opinions on what may be shown there. What about a countdown? Every time Apple announces a new event date, I fire up Xcode, open my ol’ stock Countdown project code, and drop in some new images as well as the updated date and put it on my phone. I love keeping a little countdown on how long until Apple’s…

Change your app UI based on UISwitch state [Code Tutorial]

Note: This week’s tutorial is based on the last tutorial, “Build your own clock app for iPhone.” You can either do that tutorial first, or download the code from that tutorial here: TiP_Clock. Last week I showed you how to build a custom clock, so today we are going to build on that. For an app you may be working on (or wanting to start working on), you…