iOSOpenDev – Build And Deploy iPhone Apps/Tweaks in Xcode

Despite Apple maintaining a closed-source stance with its iOS mobile software, jailbreaks from the various dev-teams have allowed an abundance of useful, unregulated apps to be installed onto our beloved iDevices. Whilst the process of creating App Store and Cydia apps invariably fairly similar, there is much less structure and organization in the ... Continue Reading →

Cydia Gets Updated to Version 1.1.3

This morning voices around the world cheered as hacker pod2g and the Chronic Dev Team whipped up an Untethered jailbreak for all A4 devices and older running iOS 5.0.1. The untethered jailbreak was released in two forms – one of which was the new RedSn0w 0.9.10b1 and the other was the Cydia package known as Corona that could be installed while ... Continue Reading →

Cydia is Now Saving SHSH Blobs for iOS 5.0.1

Cydia is now saving SHSH blobs/APTickets for devices on iOS 5.0.1. While not available yet, an iTunes tweak or custom restore tool will be eventually be released to use those blobs for downgrading to iOS 5.0.1. At this point we still recommend using RedSn0w to save your SHSH blobs so that you’ll have a copy which can be used to stitch a custom ... Continue Reading →

Download DirecTV Patch for Jailbroken iPad

2 days ago, DirecTV for iPad application has been updated to support online TV live streaming feature for your iPad 1 and iPad 2 both, available for download at the iTunes App Store fore free. With number of features and services present in the app, you can turn your iPad into a live streaming online TV and able to watch live TV everywhere and anywhere, ... Continue Reading →

Cydia Developer Directory Makes It Easy To Find Jailbreak Devs And Their Apps

If you’ve ever dabbled with the world of jailbreaking, or even if you’re a jailbreak aficionado like so many of our readers, the chances are that at some point you’ve struggled to find what you’re looking for in Cydia. Cydia, the official unofficial app store of sorts for jailbroken iOS devices like iPads, iPhones and iPod touches, ... Continue Reading →

Saurik Files Lawsuit Against

Jay Freeman, also known as Saurik the founder of Cydia, has filed a lawsuit against for allegedly infringing on the Cydia trademark. According to DomainNameWire, Saurik lost an attempt to gain ownership of the domain under the uniform domain name dispute resolution policy (UDRP) in March. Saurik launched Cydia in 2008; however, the domain ... Continue Reading →

JailbreakMe Update Now Available as ‘Essential Upgrade’ in Cydia

Comex has released an update to JailbreakMe as an ‘Essential Upgrade’ that can be installed via Cydia, saurik reports. So, @comex made some fixes to the kernel patches for JailbreakMe, and we are pushing them as an "Essential Upgrade"… I hope this works! To be clear: do /not/ go back to and "redo" ... Continue Reading →

Cydia 1.1.2 Released, Here’s How To Get It Today (Update x2)

Cydia, the standard application for managing unauthorized iOS apps and modifications, has received an unofficial update today to version 1.1.2. Although it doesn’t contain a release log, it’s said to have fixed several graphical bugs in iOS 5 and be slightly snappier. Stick around to find out how to load Cydia 1.1.2 on your iOS device today. You’ll ... Continue Reading →

First Third Party Widget For iOS 5 Notification Center Now Available In Cydia

If you’ve been using a jailbroken iOS device for a while, you’re probably familiar with SBSettings, an iOS tweak that lets users access basic settings without having to access System Preferences. While that tweak still works, now there’s UISettings, simpler and easier-to-use mod that integrates right into iOS 5′s new Notifications ... Continue Reading →

WWDC 2011: iOS 5 to trump Android, webOS with better notifications, BlackBerry-like messaging?

Depicted above: Notifications via Cydia tweak MobileNotifier This is my next’s Joshua Topolsky (a former Engadget editor-in-chief) has some late rumors from a source related to iOS 5. He says iOS 5 will introduce a new notifications bar at the top of the screen which may or may not look like an imaged leaked earlier today. “Messages will ... Continue Reading →