Tag Archive: Jailbreaking


U.S. government says you won’t get locked up for jailbreaking

Great news for people who are looking forward to jailbreaking that Apple TV that’s on its way to you this week: The Library of Congress has amended the law to render after-market firmware modification completely legal in the United States. Small questions like legality haven’t stopped people from opening up their gadgets before, but they’ll […]

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Does jailbreaking your iPhone really slow it down? Yes.

One of the reasons Apple says you shouldn’t jailbreak your iPhone is because it will impact performance. But is that actually true, or is that just what Apple wants you to believe? This video holds the answers. In the video, created by iAppleBytes, two 16GB iPhone 5’s running iOS 9.0.2 are compared. The only difference? […]

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#ProTip: The upside to jailbreaking your iPhone

Cult of Mac is at WWDC and AltConf, fishing for ProTips. The world’s biggest gathering of Apple developers is a rich hunting ground filled with alpha geeks, experts par excellence. What’s a ProTip? A ProTip is a nugget of knowledge,…

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Play Nintendo’s iconic games on iOS 8 without jailbreaking

Nintendo is probably never going to release its treasure trove of retro titles onto iOS any year soon, but if you want to experience the thrill of stumping tutrtles dead in Super Mario World on your gigantic iPhone 6 Plus…

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Play Nintendo’s iconic games on iOS 8 without jailbreaking

Nintendo is probably never going to release its treasure trove of retro titles onto iOS any year soon, but if you want to experience the thrill of stumping tutrtles dead in Super Mario World on your gigantic iPhone 6 Plus…

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How to stream torrented movies on iOS 8 without jailbreaking

Popcorn Time is finally out for iOS, giving iPad and iPhone users direct access to “The Netflix of Pirated Movies” service for the first time ever. There’s just one catch: it requires a jailbreak. Over 50% of iPhone and iPad…

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You Can Now Play Nintendo DS Games On iOS Without Jailbreaking

It seems that Nintendo has no plans to bring its extensive back catalog of games to the App Store, but fans looking to play Nintendo DS titles on their iOS devices can now pick up a new, jailbreak-free emulator. Called…

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Support Jailbreaking With The Official Team Evad3rs Skin

Between their jailbreak solutions for iOS 6 and iOS 7, the hacker collective known as Team Evad3rs has done a lot for OS X device owners. Despite what they’ve done to help liberate people’s iOS devices, though, Team Evad3rs has…

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You Can Now Play Game Boy Advance On Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking

We might be no closer to getting classic Nintendo games on iOS, but independent developer Riley Testut yesterday released the long-awaited 2.0 update to his slick Game Boy emulator, GBA4iOS. Supporting Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, and original Game…

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How iOS 7 Helped Me Kick My Jailbreaking Addiction

I’ve had iPhones for years, but I’ve never really been keen on using one that wasn’t jailbroken. As much as I love iOS, some of Apple’s decisions always kept my iPhone from working exactly how I wanted it to. Jailbreaking…

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