Been an iPhone purist, but...
...after seeing the iOS 6 announcement yesterday, I might finally give jailbreaking a test run. I have the iPhone 4, and it's pretty obvious that Apple is aiming most of its updates (Siri, turn-by-turn maps, Facetime over 3G/4G) at the newer devices. I've had my phone for over a year, so it's already out of warranty. I figure, what the hell - if I don't like jailbreaking it, I can always go back to stock.
Last edited by mfm77; 06-12-2012 at 09:37 PM.
- 06-13-2012, 08:15 AM #2
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- 06-13-2012, 09:27 AM #5
The one thing I like about Apple products is if you do something wrong you hook it up to iTunes and restore to stock. I have a Kindle Fire which I bricked. I know it can be fixed but it takes so much computer programming to fix it (which is getting way over my head), that I'm thinking of tossing it and getting an iPad.
I guess my biggest worry is the security of the phone. For example, if I use online or mobile banking apps, or anything financial, I worry that I'm prone to security compromises. That said, I'm sure other jailbreakers use the same apps I do with no problems or security threats.
- 06-13-2012, 10:20 AM #7
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- 06-13-2012, 05:37 PM #9
The tweaks you find in Cydia are safe just stay away from other repos and you'll be fine. The best thing I can tell anyone new is to install SBSettings before anything else. This will give you more options if need be. Also if you install SSH then also install MobileTerminal and change your wireless and root passwords from the default "alpine".
Your iOS world is now truly opened up. Go forth and make it yours!
- 06-13-2012, 09:28 PM #10
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- 06-15-2012, 12:13 AM #13