The CarPlay interface is undoubtedly better for using while driving than the regular 'ole screen. But unless you've got a shiny new car (or one of the expensive aftermarket dashes), chances are you don't have anything to pair your iPhone with. But this tweak gives you an idea of what CarPlay would look like running on just your handset.
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If you were excited by yesterday's news of a jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 but left a little nervous at the prospect of going through the ordeal alone, help is at hand.a This video guides you through the whole process, start to finish.
iOS 8 is just around the corner (and, as with all updates, potentially unjailbreakable), but for folks who have found themselves stuck on the more recent 7.1.1 and unable to jailbreak, there's finally an option. Thrown together by as-yet untested Chinese developers Pangu, the untethered jailbreak is Windows only, but it works for all devices that can run iOS 7.1.1.
For millions of people, the entire point of having an iPhone is the ability to jailbreak; without the tweaks and modifications that come with liberation from Apple's walled garden, the iPhone just wouldn't be nearly as much fun. But after iOS 8, will there be any point? Or has Apple made jailbreaking obsolete?
Though Google Glass runs Android, it's not exactly as wide open as your typical Android phone. And given its spot as the most futuristic tech available right now, you know hackers want to tinker with Google's specs. Legendary hacker Jay Freeman, famously known as Saurik who created the Cydia app store for iOS jailbreak phones, did just that. He's already gained root access to Google Glass.
Whenever you bring up jailbreaking with the uninitiated, you're faced with that one, recurring question: "Why? Why should I jailbreak?" This beautiful, functional, better-than-stock lockscreen is as good an answer as any.
Have one of those seven million jailbroken iDevices? Like it that way? Then stop -- don't touch anything. iOS 6.1.3 is poised to ruin your day, and there might not be any way to go back.
iOS 6.1.1 was released yesterday, and there's already a jailbreak available for it. The Evasi0n jailbreak tool, which hit the internet last week has been updated to version 1.3, and it will now liberate everything.
With the new jailbreak for iOS 6, it's time to start playing around with all the handy apps and tweaks on your newly-freed device. Here's a look at some of our favourites available in Cydia for iOS 6.
Earlier this week, the jailbreak tool to rule them all, evasi0n, was released. Since then, there have been close to seven million new jailbroken iOS devices. At least that's what the creator of Cydia told Forbes.
So you decided to jailbreak your iOS device, and now the baked-in weather app is borked, right? Yeah, sometimes these things don't always work out that smoothly, but it could have been a lot worse. Here's how to fix the problem now.
So you must have heard about jailbreaking by now. Maybe you already hopped right on the long-awaited iOS 6.1 jailbreak for iPhone 5, or maybe jailbreaking is just something you're vaguely aware of. Now is as good a time as any to dive in head first, and you should consider giving it a shot.
Freedom! It's been a long time coming, but following last week's iOS 6.1 release, there's finally a jailbreak that will work on your iPhone 5, and it extends to pretty much every other iOS 6.1 device out there too.