Tag Archives: Jailbreaking

iOSOpenDev: create Cydia applications using XCode.

Developer, Spencer James, has been diligently working on a project known as ‘iOSOpenDev’ to be released within the next couple of weeks. iOSOpenDev creates a very user-friendly environment for users to create applications for a jailbroken iDevice, without the need for much coding experience. As seen in the image above, iOSOpenDev includes many…

Why I jailbroke my iPhone

I’m a chicken. A total, yellow-bellied, cowardly custard, scaredy-cat. When it comes to iPhones, that is. I trusted in Apple’s “walled garden” and firmly believed that the restrictions put in place on the iPhone were for my own benefit. The engineers and software developers had designed something that was absolutely perfect for me, and all the other…

Lingual: have Siri translate to other languages [App Review]

Alright, I realize that this is supposed to be an “App of the Week”, but this Siri jailbreak tweak has a ton more features than most full-on applications do. So bear with me and let’s get to it. So let’s go back to the year 2011, before the iPhone 4S was released, and before voice commands on a cell phone actually worked. Now think back to all the…

Jailbreaking can’t really be made illegal, can it?

Yesterday we heard the news that jailbreaking could be re-made illegal in the US. Of course, we know it voids our Apple warranty and any insurance we may have on it, most jailbreakers are happy and hack away despite the loss of warranty. Why? Because re-installing the Apple designed OS the way it “should be” is as easy as pie. It’s not like anyone’s…

Jailbreaking may soon be illegal

According to ReadWriteWeb, millions of iDevice users jailbroke their devices over the last weekend after the release of the Absinthe A5 tool. However, if the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is not successful in renewing the jailbreaking exemption law put in place 3 years ago, tweak users and Cydia browsers may soon be faced with some legal…

New iOS 5 tweak will enable tweeting via Siri

  Tyler Nettleton, or InfectionFX, is in the process of creating a tweak which will enable iOS 5 users to send tweets via Siri- something that many people were dissapointed was not originally incorporated into the Siri concept. The idea behind the tweak goes a little something like this: You open up Siri and say, “Tweet,” then proceed with the…