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iMore at JailbreakCon 2014!

iMore at WWJC 2014!

Once a year members of the jailbreak community from around the globe congregate at WWJC, better known as JailbreakCon. It's a great place to learn more about jailbreak itself, to listen to the pioneers and the developers speak, and to network with other jailbreak enthusiasts. This year WWJC...
Improve the stock iOS 7 Music app on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad with Aria

Aria for jailbreak makes the iOS 7 Music app come to life

Aria is a jailbreak tweak for iOS that makes the iOS 7 Music app really come to life. Not only can you tweak and customize views, Aria also adds the ability to queue music just like you can in iTunes! A lot of people didn't like the stock Music app in iOS 7, which looks to be largely influences...
ProWidgets takes multitasking to a whole new level for jailbreakers

ProWidgets for jailbreak takes multitasking to a whole new level

If you're iPhone or iPad is jailbroken on iOS 7 or above, ProWidgets should be the very next app you install on it. Why you ask? Because it takes multitasking and gesture support to a completely new level. ProWidgets is a collection of apps that can be multitasked in completely different ways...
Best jailbreak tweaks that make iOS 7 even better: JellyLock7, SwipeSelection, Activator, and more!

Best jailbreak tweaks for power-users: JellyLock7, SwitchSpring, Activator, and more!

From killing apps in the background faster to making better use of your Lock screen, these jailbreak tweaks make power users even more powerful! iOS 7 does what Apple wants it to do, and that's fine for most people most of the time. If you're a power user, however, and you want to go beyond...
JellyLock7 puts your most used apps on the Lock screen of your jailbroken iPhone or iPad

JellyLock7 for jailbreak lets you access your most-used apps right from your lock screen

There are some jailbreak utilities that come along and quickly receive must install status. JellyLock7 is quickly becoming one of them. It gives you quick access to your favorite apps without ever having to leave the Lock screen. It's simple but it's one of those tweaks that you never knew you...
Should I jailbreak?

Should I jailbreak?

After a little bit of a dry spell on the jailbreak scene, those looking to expand the capabilities of their iOS devices can once again explore those options thanks to evasi0n 7. One piece of conversation that always comes up though when there is a working jailbreak is - Should I jailbreak? Short...
Best jailbreak apps and tweaks for iOS 7: BiteSMS, CCControls, SwitchSpring, and more!

Best jailbreak apps for iOS 7: BiteSMS, CCControls, SwitchSpring, and more!

From quick reply, to custom gestures, keyboard shortcuts, and more, here's how to get the most out of your iOS 7 jailbreak on iPhone and iPad! Jailbreak lets you do far more with your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad than is possible out of the box. For some it's an unwanted complication, for...
How to install BIteSMS beta for iOS 7 on your iPhone

How to install BiteSMS beta for iOS 7 on your iPhone

If you've jailbroken your iPhone on iOS 7, BiteSMS is arguably the jailbreak app everyone has to have. Mainly because it completely replaces the native Messages app and adds the sought after quick reply and quick compose features that Apple won't. Currently BiteSMS is in beta form for iOS 7 but...
How to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running iOS 7.0.4 with evasi0n 7

How to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running iOS 7.0.4 with evasi0n 7

evasi0n 7 has recently been updated with many fixes to both the jailbreak itself and to Cydia, which solve a lot of the concerns that kept us from recommending it until now. If you've been waiting patiently to jailbreak iOS 7.0.4, we can walk you through the entire process from start to finish....
evad3rs team post 'letter to the community" about evasi0n jailbreak

evad3rs team post 'letter to the community" about evasi0n jailbreak

The evad3rs team has posted a "letter to the community" to address many of the concerns raised about the surprising release of their iOS 7 jailbreak. It includes their reasons for the inclusion of the Chinese app store, TaiG, the pirated apps found therein, why they released it when and how they...
Why you should wait to jailbreak iOS 7

Why you should wait to jailbreak iOS 7

An iOS 7 jailbreak has been released by the evasi0n team. What's more, it's untethered and will work on any iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad that can run iOS 7.0 through iOS 7.0.4. Unfortunately, that's where the good news ends and the uncertainty begins. There are lots of reasons, even post-iOS 7,...
iOS 7 jailbreak is live - will you be using it?

iOS 7 jailbreak is live - will you be using it?

Looks like a surprise iOS 7 jailbreak has been released by the evad3rs team. It's untethered, and according to their site, evasi0n, it's: Compatible with all iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini models running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.4 Jay Freeman (Saurik) seems to have been completely...
Square Enix apologizes for Deus Ex jailbreak restriction, promises fix

Square Enix apologizes for Deus Ex jailbreak restriction, promises fix

Square Enix has apologized for preventing its recently-released action role playing game Deus Ex: The Fall from working on jailbroken iOS devices and promises an update, according to Eurogamer. Deus Ex: The Fall is the first game for mobile based on the popular cyberpunk action RPG series, most...
App Store Year Zero: How unsweetened web apps and unsigned code drove the iPhone to an SDK

App Store Year Zero: How unsweetened web apps and unsigned code drove the iPhone to an SDK

In celebration of the App Store's 5th anniversary we're taking a look back at its history, starting with the web apps and unofficial apps that preceded it! Apple introduced the App Store on July 10, 2008. Over the course of the next week we're going to take a look back at the origins and...
iOS 7 and the state of the jailbreak: Is there still a need?

iOS 7 and the state of the jailbreak: Is there still a need?

When Apple announced iOS 7 last week at WWDC, I wasn't surprised to see that many jailbreak concepts had again made their way into stock iOS. If anything, this year more than ever, Apple took lots of cues from jailbreak tweaks new and old and made them their own in a way that only Apple can do....
White House says it's time to make phone unlocking legal

White House weighs in on phone unlocking, supports making it legal

Following FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s statement that the commission would be looking into the ban on phone unlocking, the White House has released an official statement in support of cell phone unlocking. The statement was made in response to a popular petition on the White House’s We the...
FCC may step in to let you unlock your phone

FCC looking into ban on unlocking on-contract iPhones and other phones

The FCC is going to look into the ban on unlocking phones. The ban, which came into effect on January 26 of this year, made it illegal to unlock an on-contract device for use on another carrier. Citing concerns over innovations, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said that the commission would be...
Evad3rs update the evasi0n jailbreak tool to version 1.5, now offers improved boot times

Evad3rs update the evasi0n jailbreak tool to version 1.5, now offers improved boot times

The Evad3rs team have released another update for their hugely popular jailbreak tool known as evasi0n. The latest update sees mostly bug fixes surrounding boot up times of jailbroken devices; you should see a significant improvement with version 1.5. The update also offers a refreshed Cydia...
Debug 8: Grant Paul aka chpwn

Debug 8: Grant Paul aka chpwn

Guy and Rene talk to Grant Paul, aka chpwn, about developing for jailbreak, hacking the Nintendo Wii, the architecture behind SpringBoard and Apple TV apps, Siri, the future of file systems, and taking things to 11. Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in RSS...
Best iPhone jailbreak apps and tweaks for iOS 6

Best jailbreak apps for iPhone

While Apple continues to improve iOS with every iteration, even with iOS 6, there are still some feature gaps left to be filled. That's where jailbreaking, like always, comes to the rescue. Whether it's actionable notifications, gesture shortcuts, faster toggles, or something else, jailbreak...

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