If you want to play games that aren't in the iOS App Store, Apple makes it pretty tough for you. Usually, the only solution is to jailbreak your iPad or iPhone, but that's something most avoid because it will void the warranty and may cause potential bricking issues. In some ...more
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If you're using iOS 10 or lower, there is no built-in way to record an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch screen, and Apple doesn't allow any third-party apps to screen record either. If malicious, an app could theoretically continue recording even after you think it's off, allowing ...more
Normally, you'd have to jailbreak your iPad or iPhone to play any games that aren't available in the iOS App Store, like the now-extinct Flappy Bird game. But this isn't the case if you want to play some of your favorite old school Nintendo classics. There's a web app called ...more
Nintendo fans rejoice! Not only can you play classic NES games on your iPad or iPhone without jailbreaking, you can play Game Boy Advance and Game Boy Color games. And that's not it. Now, thanks to @angelXwind, we can add Nintendo DS to our list of non-jailbreak emulators for ...more
Changing the carrier name from an unlocked iPhone's status bar has been possible to do ever since Cydia released Zeppelin earlier this year. The application comes with preset logos you can use such as Pac-Man, Space Invaders, the Assassin insignia of the Assassin Order from As ...more
Want to switch your Blackberry Curve's service? Here might be your chance. In this tutorial, learn how to unlock (or jailbreak) your Blackberry Curve in just a few steps, listed below (from Killer Number X): 1) Go to menu 2) Go to options 3) Go to advanced options 4) Sim card ...more
Officially, in order to use AirPlay to stream music from your iOS device, you would need either an Apple TV, AirPort Express, or an AirPlay-enabled receiver or set of speakers. Despite what Apple wants you to think, there is another way to stream music without any of those Air ...more
Apple hates game emulators. Go ahead, look around in the iOS App Store, you won't find any. But who needs 'em anyway? Anyone with a jailbroken iPad or iPhone can install emulators for practically any classic gaming console they want. Hell, you can even do it without jailbreak ...more
Jailbreaking permits root access to the iOS file system, allowing you to install third-party apps and tweaks on your iPad or iPhone that aren't available in the iOS App Store. It opens up a whole new realm for what your device can do, but jailbreaking does have its downside. ...more
In this video I show you how to get a Flash plugin to allow you to play videos in safari. Your iPhone/iPod Touch does not have to be jailbroken to do this. If you are having problems not getting the email make sure you look in your bulk or spam folder of your email. Just click ...more
How To : Sideload & Install Open Source iOS Apps on Your iPhone Using MacBuildServer—Without Jailbreaking
Apple is widely known for keeping a tight grip on iOS, disallowing open-source and third-party downloads. While there are many reasons for this, the three most frequently referenced are quality control, malware prevention, and of course—money. The number one reason why Apple ...more
Apple's line of iPhones, iPads, and iPods are of some of the most advanced devices available on the market. Usually, the biggest complaint is that they are not customizable, but they can be if you exploit a few bugs in the system. Here lie the instructions that turn an iOS 7 ...more
What do Hulu Plus, Pandora, and YouTube all have in common? Ads—and lots of them. Sometimes, an advertisement or two isn't a big deal, but when you're bombarded with them daily on your iPhone, they can get old really quick, and might even lead you to delete the apps entirely. ...more
Hi all, in this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to block and delete unwanted adds (even those in apps, videos or music stream) without having to install an application or jailbreaking your iOS device. To do so, we're going to use a free service called speedmeup. Step 1: ...more
There are a ton of great mods and tweaks available in Cydia, but occasionally there will be one you want to install that hasn't quite made it into one of the main repositories yet. If you're not patient, it can be still be installed by manually placing the .deb file directly o ...more
Just 94 days after the release of iOS 7, the team over at evasi0n have once again gifted us with their latest jailbreaking software for the newest version of iOS. The first iteration of evasi0n7 contained Chinese malware, but the subsequent release removed the malicious Chines ...more
Apple sells more iPhones than there are babies born in the world. In fact, they've done so in at least four financial quarters over the last 18 months. Last year alone, they sold over 125 million iPhones, just under the 135 million estimate of child births globally. While ext ...more
Kodi, formerly known as XBMC, is one of the most versatile media players available. With it, you can play virtually any internet and media file in a large variety of formats, and it can be used on practically every single operating system out there, including iOS 10. Kodi, an ...more
Tired of playing old-school Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, Nintendo, and Nintendo DS games on your iPhone? We've got another retro video game system for you to add to your arsenal of emulators—Super Nintendo. Yep, that's right. Thanks to Lucas Menge, you can now play Super ...more
You can reorder app icons on your iPhone's home screen however you want, but Apple does not technically let you place them wherever you want. That means no blank spaces in-between apps. You can have an entirely blank page, and that's about it without jailbreaking—but not anymo ...more
The only official way to record your iPhone's screen before was to hook it up to a Mac and use QuickTime Player to do the recording for you. If you wanted to record your iPhone's screen without an external device, there were unofficial apps you could use, like AirShou, but the ...more
I can't believe it, but I've actually read about dozens of people getting their iTouch, iPhone, or iPad stuck in a bricked recovery loop and then going out to buy a new one. This is overly unnecessary. When it gets stuck in the recovery loop, some people mistake themselves by ...more
The release of iOS version 8.1.1 brought some much needed bug fixes to Apple's mobile operating system, but with it came a patch for Pangu's jailbreak method, which worked on iOS 8.0 to iOS 8.1 using a Mac or Windows computer. Luckily, it didn't take very long for a new team o ...more
While the majority of America was watching the Super Bowl yesterday, the crew over at the evad3rs was finishing its work on their untethered iOS 6.1 jailbreak called evasi0n. Well, the wait is finally over! Evasi0n, which brings untethered jailbreak for devices running on iOS ...more
Your iOS device has a hell of a lot of settings that you've probably never played with, including a section dedicated to assistive features that allow those with disabilities to better handle their smartphones and tablets. With these features, those that are hard of hearing an ...more
The Unlockr shows you how to root your Sprint HTC Hero. This quick jailbreak tutorial enables you to fully customize and optimize your phone. It also bypasses the phone carrier's restrictions.
If you want to jailbreak an iPhone without a sim card, check out this video and learn how. Initially this video was only for PC, but it now includes instructions on how to perform the same feat on your Mac as well. You'll need a program here to get it done, and you'll need to ...more
If you're running iOS 10 or lower, there is no built-in way to make a screen recording on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch directly from the device, but that doesn't mean there isn't a way to record your screen at all. Occasionally, there will be an app in the iOS App Store tha ...more
Looking to improve the look of your iPhone or iPod Touch, but don't want to go all the way with a jailbreak. Check out this video to learn about iTheme, an app available in the App Store that offers lots of themes for your iPhone or iPod Touch.
Update 1: Evad3ers have released a statement to the jailbreak community, claiming that the safety and security of their users is the most important thing to them and that all speculations about malware being encoded into the jailbreak is simply not true. You can read the full ...more
Although iOS 8.4 was just released, the team behind the iOS 8.3 jailbreak have updated their tool for the latest operating system, and will work on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. So if you've been wanting to get all your tweaks back, or want to start exploring all of Cydia's ...more
What are the benefits of jailbreaking an Apple iPhone or Apple iPod Touch? Well, here you will learn all about the jailbreak... what jailbreaking actually is, what it does, what it's about and what the pros and cons of it are. The first video will answer all of these questions ...more
There are many apps and features on your iPhone that you may never use, and therefore don't need. A great illustration of this is the Apple Watch app. You might have no interest in ever getting an expensive smartwatch, yet you're stuck with the Apple Watch app on your home scr ...more
If you want to get more apps for you iPhone than those offered by the standard store, but are still intimidated by jailbreaking despite the fact that it has recently become legal, this video offers a solution for you. It will show you how to get and use an app called OpenAppMk ...more
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but the shortest way to launch an app on an iPhone can be a much more complicated process. While Android users can practically drown themselves in home launchers and widgets for quick-launching apps, iPhone users ar ...more
'Rooting' (also called jailbreaking) will let you install third party software or applications which the manufacturer may not allow (or get rid of apps that you don't want). It will void your phone's warranty, so make sure this is really what you want to do!
It's been over three months since iOS 7.1 came out, but your wait for jailbreak is now over. If you're still running iOS 7.0 iterations to maintain your jailbreak, you can now finally update to the latest and greatest thanks to a Chinese team of developers, who recently releas ...more
If you own a PS3 slim and you'd like to jailbreak it (read: hack) this video will show you what to do. You'll be dealing with a firmware of 3.41 or lower, and you'll need an iPhone (2G or 3G only) or an iPod Touch (First Generation Only) Firmware of iOS 3.1.2/3.1.3/4.0.0/4.0.1 ...more
For those interested in jailbreaking their A4 Apple devices (iPhone 4, 3GS, and 4th Gen iPod touch), a new update has been released that makes things a little easier. Unlike the previous Redsn0w iOS 6 jailbreak, the newest version, 0.9.15b1, comes with full support of the Cydi ...more
How To : Add Call and Text Shortcuts for Specific Contacts on Your iPhone's Home Screen (No Jailbreak Required)
Now that there's a working jailbreak for every iOS 6.1 device, there are more and more people jailbreaking their iPhones (including me) for better customization. But for those of you who have no desire to jailbreak, you can still do some pretty cool tweaks. One such non-jailb ...more
You know what's in your folders, so it's not always necessary to label them and ruin that clean look you're going for on your iPhone's home screen. I mean, how many folders am I going to have to title "Stuff" or "Junk"? Don't Miss: How to Place Folders Within Folders on Your ...more
Installing tweaks or themes onto your jailbroken iOS device is a pretty fun and exciting experience, but if you do it for long enough, you're bound to come across a bug that will cause your operating system to crash. Instead of panicking, troubleshoot the problem by entering ...more
While it seemed like jailbreaking methods were always one update behind the current build, the team over at Pangu have already released a jailbreak tool for iOS 9, and it works up to iOS 9.0.2. It is not available for iOS 9.1 through 9.2 yet, but we will update this guide when ...more
Last week, the Library of Congress decided that it was officially legal to jailbreak mobile devices. Now, days later, we finally have a jailbreak for the iPhone 4, and it might be the easiest such process ever conceived. This video will show you how you can go to one website a ...more
When I heard that Google finally released a maps app for Apple's iOS 6, I almost cried. After upgrading to iOS 6 from iOS 5.1 on my iPhone 4, I was sad to realize that Apple Maps was the new default map app. I don't even have to explain why having Apple Maps as the native mapp ...more
Get out your iPhone or iPod and get ready for some jailbreaking! Watch this video to see how to QuickPwn Jailbreak your Apple iPhone 3G and iPod Touch. This jailbreak will work with the 2.0, 2.0.1 and 2.0.2 Apple firmware. Note: When jailbreaking, if you are on 2.0.1, downloa ...more
Do you still have a first generation iPhone that you really want to unlock? This video will show you how to jailbreak and unlock an iPhone with firmware 1.1.1. The tutorial walks you through every step of the way, and soon, you'll have total control over your iPhone! To check ...more
With iOS 5 coming out, the folks behind RedSnOw were able to jailbreak the operating system so that you can install Cydia on it. This walkthrough / tutorial will show you how to jailbreak your iOS 5 iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
How to jailbreak an iPod Touch 1.1.2 on a Mac. Jailbreaking allows you to download third-party applications. Basically: You can download tons of games and customizable features to set your iPod Touch apart from all the others.
When a new jailbreak method comes out, Apple is quick to patch the vulnerability it exploits by issuing a new iOS update. If you were to accept such an update, you'd no longer be able to jailbreak your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch unless you could roll back your firmware to a v ...more
Yes, there's already a way to jailbreak iOS 9 on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, but given the fact that it's only been out for about a week means that not all developers have had a chance to make their tweaks fully compatible yet. That doesn't mean they won't work, but that ...more
Every iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch owner has that one folder which contains those never used apps. You know what I am talking about, the folder that contain Stocks, Voice Memos, Game Center, Compass, Newsstand (That's right, iOS 7 allows Newsstand to be placed in a folder!!). ...more
Apple's iOS 4.2.1 firmware update was released yesterday to all iPads, iPhones and iPod Touches, with enhanced multitasking features. It was the first significant update for the iPad since its introduction. And when there's a new firmware update for iOS, there's always a new ...more
On the surface, iOS 10.2 might look the same as iOS 10.3, but there's one big difference between the two versions: iOS 10.2 can now be jailbroken! Jailbreaking your iPhone means gaining access to thousands of tweaks and mods which greatly enhance the iOS experience, so this is ...more
This video will show you how to jailbreak Sony's PSP Go. This is a sweet little device that can be all that much sweeter once you unlock all its potential. Follow the video to see what you'll need to do.
An average user's smartphone tinkering doesn't go much further than taking their phones out of the box, signing into their account, and installing apps. But some of us want more functionality and customizability than the basic experience provided by Android and iOS. Thankfull ...more
This might be so '2 weeks ago' but I've been away, oh well. In a few short words: The PS3 has finally been hacked via a USB device! Sure it can be possibly used for piracy, but let's not go into that topic. Instead read this nice intro into what an open PS3 can do for you (v ...more
How to jailbreak an iPod Touch 1.1.2 on a PC. Jailbreaking allows you to download third-party applications. Basically: You can download tons of games and customizable features to set your iPod Touch apart from all the others.
Here is a little video on how to jailbreak your iPod Touch 1G, 2G, 3G, and the iPhone 1G, 2G, and 3G. Note, the 4G has not yet been updated for this jailbreaker. Get your iPhone or iPod touch out of jail with this simple how-to.
If you've downloaded the latest iOS version, 4.2.1, and haven't jailbroken your device yet, you've come to the right video. It will teach you how to use Redsn0w to jailbreak your device and install new firmware from here. Now you can whatever you want with your iDevice. Cauti ...more