cydia

Over 14 Million Jailbroken Devices Running Cydia on iOS 6.x

Cydia founder Jay Freeman (@saurik) has issued new numbers on the status of jailbroken iOS devices, as noted by @pod2g. There are now 14,051,500 unique devices running Cydia on iOS 6.x, with 23 million devices seen in the last month only. Impressive. New statistic from @saurik: 14,051,500 unique devices have been seen running Cydia on […]

TypeStatus: Add iMessage ‘Now Typing’ Indicator To Status Bar [Cydia]

A brand new jailbreak tweak called TypeStatus is coming to the Cydia store, that lets you see the “now typing” indicator in the status bar when one of your friends is replying to a message using iMessage (via iDownloadBlog). Once you have the tweak installed on your device, you don’t need to have the Messages app open to see […]

Evasi0n iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Weather App Crash: Fix to Hit Cydia Soon

This morning the @evad3rs jailbreak team released their evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak tool to the world. As with any jailbreak release, there are bugs that need to be squashed. Here are some issues users have have experienced: Device screen frozen on “patching kernel”. Fix? @pod2g says Press Power+Home to force a reboot Cydia not loading […]

Cydia Package To Convert iOS 6.1 Tethered Jailbreak To Untethered

The much awaited iOS 6.x jailbreak tool evasi0n was finally released earlier today for OS X, Windows and Linux platforms, allowing untethered jailbreak on iOS 6.0, iOS 6.0.1, iOS 6.0.2, and iOS 6.1 for all iOS devices including the iPhone 5, iPad mini and the New iPad. However, owners of iPhone 4 or iPod touch 4G who […]

Status of the iPhone 5 Jailbreak Explained by Planetbeing

TechCrunch has posted an in-depth article on the status of the iPhone 5 jailbreak. The piece includes interviews with Canadian iOS hacker David Wang (@planetbeing) and Jay Freeman, the creator of Cydia. Wang explains his current iPhone 5 jailbreak: “This vulnerability is nice because it lets us see what’s going on,” Wang tells me. “We […]

Auxo: iOS App Switcher Concept Comes to Life [Update]

Back in early October, user @Sentry_NC from The Verge forums came up with this unique app switcher concept. It made iOS app switching look much better than it does now in iOS 6. Now, that app switching concept has come into real life and will soon be released in Cydia. Called Auxo, the finished product […]

Is That SBSettings App In The App Store For Real?

BigBoss has pointed out a really interesting App Store app that has recently made it to the store, which not only looks exactly like the famous SBSettings jailbreak tweak, but is named the same as well. What’s even more funny is that it even has a [Cydia] tag with its name. Called SBSettings [Cydia], the fake app […]

Redsn0w 0.9.15b3 Download Saves your iOS 6.0 SHSH Blobs to Cydia

The iPhone Dev Team released redsn0w 0.9.15b3 a couple days ago (when iOS 6.0.1 was released) with improved bug fixes and also includes the ability for new iPad mini and iPad 4 users to save their iOS 6.0 blobs to Cydia. Muscle Nerd recommends users to stay at 6.0, but of course this is nothing new […]

Developer Hacks Google Maps to Work on iOS 6 [VIDEO]

Famed Canadian iOS hacker Ryan Petrich has managed to port Google Maps over to iOS 6, and previewed the early version on YouTube. Here’s what Petrich had to say in his video description: Preview of the old Google Maps application from iOS5.1 and earlier running on an iPhone 3G S updated to iOS 6.0 Still […]

BOOM! The iPhone 5 Has Been Jailbroken [PHOTO]

Just moments ago, Grant Paul, (@chpwn) has tweeted a photo showing his jailbroken iPhone 5’s screen with Cydia icon on it. The image is clearly taken from the new taller iPhone with 1136 x 640 resolution. Check it out! (Click image to enlarge) Here’s the tweet: Taller screens like Cydia too. 🙂 twitter.com/chpwn/status/2… — Grant Paul (chpwn) […]