Why Jailbreak ? Cydia Creator Saurik Explains In An Interview


by casey on April 29, 2011

Previously we have updated you about Cydia which was working fine after a downtime of more than 86 hours due to Amazon EC2 cloud issues. After taking a little bit of rest, Jay Freeman, creator of Cydia was a guest in a broadcast. During the session he explained the advantages of jailbreaking and iOS device (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) and why jailbreaking is cool.

Jay Freeman as known as Saurik focused more on the jailbreaking apps and extensions that can be used by anyone once you jailbreak your iDevice.

Here are the few jailbreak tweaks that they have discussed: Voicemail Forwarder, WinterBoard, LockInfo, Color Keyboard, SBSettings?, Five Icon Dock, Graviboard, Barrel.

Jay Freeman image

Saurik also discussed a little about the jailbreaking tools available. He was accompanied by Britta Gustafson which is a new member in the Cydia Team.

If you are very new to jailbreaking and stuff like that:

What is Cydia?

Cydia ia a software application for Apple iOS devices that helps you to find and download applications, themes etc for your jailbroken iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Most of the applications in Cydia are free to use.

What is iOS Jailbreaking?

Jailbreaking is a process of installing additional applications, tweaks, extensions etc. which are not available in the official Apple App Store. Apple itself follows a standard and normally do not accept every sort of apps. All these applications finds their way to Cydia where you can download them and can do a lot of cool stuff.

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