There are loads of top lists you can thumb through for things you can install upon your jailbroken phone but most of them are invariably made up of some pretty huge applications which fundamentally change the structure of your devices. We felt it was high time someone wrote about some of the smaller and perhaps simpler apps that can make a big difference to your device without fundamentally changing it whilst including a few firm favourites.
Apple released iOS 5.1 during their March keynote speech; a keynote where we also saw the 3rd generations of the iPad and AppleTV rolled out. As always, iTunes tends to get a little bit tempramental when it comes to grabbing firmware updates therefore you may well find it easier to download directly from Apple’s servers.
The rather excellent XBMC media centre has been ported to the iOS platform, so without further ado, lets get that wonderful software on your iPhone, iPad and / or iPod Touch!
So, you’re all fired up and ready to either enter the world of jailbreaking iOS device for the first time, or maybe are just looking for the most current “How to”? The method weâ€™re about to explain uses redsn0w and works on both the PC and Mac platforms.
If you want to go ahead and download / install this firmware update then you might find one of the following links
Photo credit: B RosenÂ (Flickr) One of our regular readers, @nishmyshkin recently got in touch to ask us why his iPhone 3GS wouldn’t let him upgrade his iOS to a newer firmware. Each time he tried he got the following message: “The iPhone could not be restored . This device isnâ€™t eligible for the requested build.“… Read more »
1% of the jailbreak community, or in other numbers, 2 million iOS devices have now been jailbroken using JailbreakMe v3. A fantastic feat in this version’s first week.
It’s recommended that you plug the JailbreakMe PDF exploit once you’re up and running with your jailbreak. As you’d expect, there’s a jailbreak app for that.
We’ve already written specifically about how to jailbreak the iPad 2 since that’s ground breaking. The great news is this jailbreak can be used on other iDevices too
Apple’s 2011 Worldwide Developvers Conference (WWDC) saw the launch of a great deal of features and enhancements to the software that drives Apple’s product lines; however the one thing we didn’t see was any new hardware revealed.