There are a few alternatives to Installous iPhone app in the market today. One of them is called vShare AKA App VV. It provides users with direct download links to a lot of applications and games for all iPad models, iPod touch devices and iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 and 4S. After Hackulous source was closed this is the best wait to test apps for free. It seems that iPhone 5 owners have to search for a different solution to get applications not approved by Apple. As for other customers, they are able to download vShare for iPhone and enjoy this Chinese program on their smartphone.
JailbreakCon 2012 gathered in San Francisco a huge number of stars from jailbreak community. Also Jay Freeman aka Saurik, Cydia creator, was noticed at the conference. From the South San Francisco scene Jay told some interesting details about the alternative app stores Cydia. It is no secret that some of the tweaks in Cydia sell for money like in the official App Store. Many people wonder whether it is possible to earn a living in the creation and promotion of tweaks, or is it nothing more than a hobby? Clear answer to this question we have not received, but Saurik said that over the past year, developers of informal programs for iOS earned around eight million dollars.
Yesterday two significant events occurred. Finally iPhone 5 came on sale and few hours ago famous hacker and developer of applications for iOS Grand Paul aka Chpwn informed that he managed to jailbreak iPhone 5. Thus Chpwn managed to hack the new iPhone, running on iOS 6, the day when device came on sale. This means there is a chance for an early release of jailbreak for iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and other devices on the A5 and A5X running the new iOS 6 and lower.
Would you like to improve Chrome on iPhone, for example, to increase its functionality? If not, I’ll show you how to do it using most popular Cydia tweaks for it. Right after Chrome for iPhone release jailbreak community gave us the possibility to make Chrome performance to be much better on iOS devices. However there is one condition you gadget must be jailbroken.
A new development – Monocle Cydia tweak brought by us by Ryan Petrich, a developer well-known in the jailbreak community. The tweak allows to include the full-screen mode for all applications on the iPhone. Monocle in contrast to other similar Cydia tweaks tweaks provides a true full-screen mode, hiding not only the status bar, but the navigation bar, tab menu and toolbar interface of the standard iOS layout.
A Cydia Tweak called AnyBrowser appeared on the jailbreak store yesterday. Basically it allows you to open a web-browser (not Safari) from your lockscreen. If you often need to search something on the internet and you need it quickly, opening Safari on the iPhone may seem like a very long process – it needs to either unlock the screen, or close the current application and then tap on the icon of your browser. It is much more convenient if it would be a simple gesture to activate the browser, including a locked screen.
Good news for those who love changing the interface of the iOS Springboard – Dashboard X 2.0 is ready for download! The original Dashboard X tweak was really groundbreaking because it allowed to have widgets on your iPad’s or iPhone’s homescreen and that was really cool. However the first version had some issues and problems. For instance when you switched the iPad from landscape to portrait and backwards the widgets kinda jumped around and the 2.0 version of the Cydia tweak fixes it.
Nowadays, rarity is becoming a fashion and iTypeWriter Cydia tweak adds some of it to your iPhone. A fashion for retro-style and its attributes come into all aspects of our lives, ranging from computer games and finishing with the interior of apartments. If you also think that life was much more stylish a couple of decades ago, then Cydia tweak iTypeWriter is designed specially for you as it makes the iPhone keyboard sound like old school typewriter.
A few hours ago tweak called Chrome Download Enabler appeared in Cydia. It allows you to download files through the Chrome browser for iOS. The current version of tweak was working very stable during testing and caused no problems. It is worth noting that Chrome Download Enabler differs from the previous similar solutions for Safari.