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JailbreakCon 2014 day one

JailbreakCon 2014 day one

Today was the official first day of JailbreakCon 2014 and I was there live checking in with developers and talking all things jailbreak. If you aren't able to make it to WWJC this year, keep your browser locked and loaded to iMore for complete coverage of the event. Here's your recap of day one...
JailbreakCon 2014 day two

JailbreakCon 2014 day two

Today was the second and final day of JailbreakCon 2014 and was filled with lots of talks by some of the most authoritative figures on the jailbreak scene. From new app announcements to the history of Springtomize, there was a lot of talented people in one room. Here's an overview of some of the...

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auki for iPhone review: iOS 7 quick reply the way Apple would have done it

auki for iPhone review: iOS 7 quick reply the way Apple should do it

auki is a jailbreak app for iPhone that provides quick-reply functionality for messages. That means that, with auki, you don't have to spend time switching to and from the Messages app. You can reply to and compose messages from anywhere on the iPhone, be it the Home screen or from inside another...
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....
Priority Hub brings BlackBerry 10 style notifications to your jailbroken iPhone

Priority Hub brings BlackBerry 10 style notifications to your jailbroken iPhone

Priority Hub is yet another jailbreak tweak for iPhone that focuses on customizing the Lock screen. This time, it takes its cues from BlackBerry 10 and feeds you only the notifications you want, one app at a time. While the styling of Priority Hub is a little different than the actual feature in...
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...
auki brings iOS 7 style quick reply and more to your iPhone, available in Cydia now!

auki brings iOS 7 style quick reply and more to your iPhone, available in Cydia now!

auki is a new jailbreak app for iPhone that packs some serious punch when it comes to quick reply and quick compose. With a great design and features like stealth and silent modes, it could become the new messaging app to beat. Announced at JailbreakCon 2014, auki is available for purchase in...
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...
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...
Improve the stock iOS 7 Music app on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad with Aria

Improve the stock iOS 7 Music app on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad with Aria

Aria is a jailbreak tweak for iOS that makes the stock iOS 7 Music app what it should have been. 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...

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Hands-on with Zephyr for the iPhone and iPod Touch [Jailbreak Apps]

If you're a jailbreaker looking to add a little more speed and functionality to multitasking on your iPhone or iPod touch you'll want to check out Zephyr.

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Add launch preferences to Phone.app with StartDial for iPhone [jailbreak]

Have a jailbroken iPhone and with you could better control how your actual phone application behaves? StartDial, available in Cydia now, will allow you to alter what tabs your phone application will open and when.

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Greenpois0n Absinthe updated, offers bug fixes and Leopard compatibility

Absinthe, the untethered jailbreak utility for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S has been updated to version 0.4 bringing compatibility with Leopard as well as a few other bug fixes.

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BiteSMS vs Messages+ for iOS 5: which should you use?

The amazingly functional and customizable BiteSMS takes on the deeply integrated and easy to use Messages+ in a battle of the jailbreak messaging apps

Are you jailbroken on iOS 5 and wondering whether you should purchase BiteSMS or Messages+? Both applications add quick reply functionality and make messaging more functional. But which is a better choice for you?

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Add customization options to 'slide to unlock' text with Slider Pro [Jailbreak]

Slider Pro is a new jailbreak mod in Cydia that lets you customize the 'Slide to unlock' text on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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How to take a screen recording on your iPhone or iPad [Jailbreak app for that]

How do you record the screen of your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? That's the question several of our readers have asked this week. Sure, you can use a fancy HDMI-out dongle and a video capture card to mirror and record your display if you have the hardware and can get it working right. But if you're jailbroken there's an easier way to go about recording your iPhone or iPad display.

Yes, there's a jailbreak app for that!

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Forums 16GB vs. 32GB, Jailbreak help

We've rolled through this week and now we're heading on into the weekend, we're gathering up plenty of MacWorld coverage for you all so you'll want to stay tuned for that.  You can register now to get started today and while you're at it, check out some of the threads below:

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Best jailbreak apps for new iPhone users

Need help figuring out what the best apps and tweaks are for your newly jailbroken iPhone? Cydia can be overwhelming if you're not sure where to start. Whether you're jailbreaking to theme or add more functionality, we'll have you on your way to becoming a jailbreak ninja in no time.

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Tweet from anywhere on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with TwitkaFly [jailbreak apps]

Twitkafly allows you to tweet from virtually anywhere with a quick swipe or tap on your jailbroken iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Twitkafly will add a Twitter shortcut to your notification center and allow you to program a quick gesture for composing straight through Activator. The interface is clean and very iOS 5 like. It isn't bogged down with too many buttons or cheesy graphics.

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LockInfo vs IntelliscreenX for iOS 5 jailbreak: which should you use?

Jailbroken on iOS 5 and wondering whether you should get LockInfo or IntelliscreenX? While both are utilities that aim to give you more control over your iPhone notifications and lockscreen, they do have key differences. Which is better for you?

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iPhone & iPad Live 277: Q1 2012 results, iPhone 4S & iPad 2 jailbreak

Rene, Georgia, and Seth talk Apple's massive Q1 2012 financial results, go over the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Absinthe jailbreak, and discuss the latest iPhone 5 and iPad 3 rumors. This is iPhone & iPad Live!

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Forums: Random app appearances, Contacts in the cloud

Mid-week and the Apple news is rolling as we head in into Mac World. We'll be there bringing you the best Mac World has to offer, so make sure you follow along with us both here on the blogs and in the iMore Forums.

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Add effects and transitions to your app icons with Motion [jailbreak]

Motion is a new jailbreak utility in Cydia that makes your iPhone homescreen just a bit more interesting. While motion may not add a ton of functionality to your device, it's a fun tweak to play around with and show off to your friends.

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DMCA jailbreak exemption set to expire, EFF asks for your help to get it renewed and expanded

The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) is asking for your help to tell the U.S. Copyright Office that jailbreaking does not violate the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act), and its exemption should be continued and expanded.

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iPhone 4, iPad 2 jailbreak by the numbers

The iPhone Dev Team has shared some numbers on the Absinthe jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad. These are the downloads over the last 3 days.

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Forums: Streaming video apps, Jailbroken iPhone 4S screens

We've kicked off another week here at iMore and thus far, it's been busy as always. If you missed anything from the weekend, be sure to get yourself caught up either here on the blogs or in the iMore forums.

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Poll: iPad 2 jailbreak

So the iPad 2 untethered jailbreak is now live, and just like with the iPhone, Ally has already posted -- and keeps updating -- her simply superb iPad 2 jailbreak how-to, but given that iPad jailbreaking has historically been less popular than iPhone jailbreaking, I'm left to wonder how many of you have actually cracked open your bigger screened iOS devices? How many of you have jailbroken your iPad 2?

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How to troubleshoot common jailbreak issues on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

While jailbreak can unquestionably add loads of functionality to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - it isn't completely error prone. Whether you're having issues getting your device to jailbreak or running into problems after you've jailbroken, we've got the answers to lots of common problems.

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iPone 4S, iPad 2 jailbreak tool Greenpois0n Absinthe for Windows now available

We finally got an untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 yesterday via Greenpois0n Absinthe. Until now the tool was only released for Mac users. It has now been updated with support for Windows users.

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How to jailbreak iPhone 4S and iPad 2 on Windows now via redsn0w CLI 0.4.3

If you're running Windows, you can now jailbreak your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 on iOS 5.0 or iOS 5.0.1. The Dev Team has issued an update to redsn0w that adds support. This process isn't as easy as a simple one click tool like Greenpois0n Absinthe but if you absolutely can't wait any longer to jailbreak, we've got you covered.

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