Secret panorama mode found in iPhone Camera App

iPhone hacker @conradev has found a way to enable the "secret" panorama mode within the iOS 5 camera app. At the moment, you can only enable it on a jailbroken iPhone by tweaking a plist file,, and setting 'EnableFirebreak' to YES, but an easy-to-use hack should appear on Cydia at some point tomorrow.

Don't worry, if you're not on #ATeamJailbreak -- hopefully Apple will officially enable Panorama Mode in an iOS 5.1 or iOS 5.2 update at some point in the not-so-distant future.

Source: Twitter

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Secret panorama mode found in iPhone Camera App


This is nice. I'm using Der Man Der right now for my panoramic/360 photos. An apple integrated solution would be even better!

This would be cool, but I'm guessing it's "secret" because it's buggy. Then again it could be something that Apple wanted to release at a later point to show they are "improving" the system.

The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn't fail me just as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I actually believed you would probably have something useful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.