The Apple Watch's interface has intrigued many of us since it was presented earlier this fall—and since then, we've seen several developers apply the same logic to smartphones. Now there's a fully functional version available on Cydia's app store for the more adventurous among us.
The wonderful devs who jailbreak iPhones have appeared to have already jailbroken the iPhone 5. Yes, the iPhone 5 that just came out today. According to Grant Paul aka chpwn on the jailbreak scene, he's already got Cydia—the de facto jailbreak App Store—running on the new iPhone.
iOS 5.0 is pretty great and hits a lot of the bullet points iPhone users have long been complaining about. But, of course, jailbreaking still lets you do more with your iPhone. So what's your guys' favorite jailbreak apps?
Like an app store for jailbroken iPhone apps, Planet-iPhone's Cydia Search lets you check out apps before downloading them on your smartphone. You can browse using different search criteria, such as category or author, but unlike ModMyi it presents the search results in a much more Apple-esque interface. [Cydia Search…
It's not exactly practical to do—what with different screen resolutions and such—but it's possible to run iPad apps on your jailbroken iPhone. And true, the idea isn't exactly new—enterprising folks did it when Netflix was iPad only—but it's a bit easier to do now. Here's how.
Mere hours after iOS 4.1 became available, an iPhone Dev-Team user Pod2g found a bootrom exploit, meaning that the new update is indeed jailbreakable. However, this one differs—and could cause Apple a lot of pain.
Good news for the iPhone 3G owners who are running iOS 4.0.2 and desperately want to jailbreak their devices: The Redsn0w tool will now do just that.
Flash! On the iPad! And you can do it right now! Well, if you have a jailbroken iPad. The process doesn't seem that hard but you can definitely muck things up if you poke your finger in the wrong spot.
Looks like the iPhone 4 has already gotten the jailbreak treatment. There are images floating around showing a proper jailbreak using a new version of the Spirit tool which should be publicly released next week. Updated.
Well, this didn't take long: According to the Dev Team, the iPad 3G is just as easy to jailbreak as the Wi-Fi-only iPad. And they've got the video to prove it. [Dev Team—Thanks, Beatrice!]
Good news for those wanting to use a physical Bluetooth keyboard with their iPhones: Now you can. The catch is that you'll need to jailbreak your iPhone and that input doesn't work outside of one particular app at the moment.
Looks like somebody over at the Apple legal department has been enjoying a little Jailbreak action, because a sketch in a recent patent application includes some features a stock iPhone just doesn't have. Update:
There are a lot of very good reasons why Apple doesn't let you to skin the iPhone's UI (just glance at most BlackBerry or WinMo themes). But then there's this awesome retro Megaman theme.