Tag Archives: Jailbreaking

How to: add a Cydia source or repo [Jailbreak Basics]

This week’s Jailbreak Basics article is going to be beyond basic. Just about everyone who has jailbroken his or her iDevice has known how to add a source before they even downloaded redsn0w. Nonetheless, I had a good friend ask recently, “How do I add a source or repo or whatever to Cydia?” So, here we go. To start, obviously, open Cydia. Next, we’re…

Jailbreak Tuesday: ColoredKnob vs. Bulletin [VID]

This week Matt covers two tweaks (ColoredKnob & Bulletin) and gives his opinion on which one he finds more useful. ColoredKnob: FREE Bulletin: $0.99 – Check Out My Channel: http://www.youtube.com/homemadegeeksquad Contact Me: – Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/homemadegeek – Email: matt@homemadegeeksquad.com Like Today’s iPhone on…

How to: Install a custom unlock slider – [Jailbreak Basics]

Ever wonder how some people get those awesome, customized sliders on their iDevice? Well look no further, because TiP is here to help. By following this simple tutorial, you’ll be unlocking your device in style in no time. Prerequisites for this tweak: Winterboard Let’s start off by opening up Cydia, then clicking the “Search” tab. After…

Simplexity – multitasking with a twist! [Jailbreak App Review]

Let’s face it: the iOS 4 and 5 multitasking bar is just plain boring. So why not spice it up a little bit? Give Simplexity a try! Simplexity is a beautiful alternative to the native iOS multitasking bar. Containing all the features of the original multitasking panel, but also adding a few more, Simplexity makes multitasking on your iDevice just plain…

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…