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Unauthorized App Store Cydia Sues Apple for Anticompetitive Behavior

Thursday December 10, 2020 9:50 am PST by
Back in 2008, Jay Freeman first released Cydia as an app store designed for the iPhone, offering apps a few months before Apple had its own App Store. Since then, Cydia has served as an app repository for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, making it easy to install unauthorized software on compatible devices. Now Cydia is joining a growing cadre of developers accusing Apple of anticompetitive...
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Two Major Cydia Repositories Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity

Thursday November 23, 2017 10:06 am PST by
ModMy today announced it has archived its default ModMyi repository on Cydia, which is essentially an alternative App Store for downloading apps, themes, tweaks, and other files on jailbroken iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. A jailbroken iPhone running iOS 6 via New Atlas ZodTTD/MacCiti also shut down last week, meaning that two out of three of Cydia's major default repositories are no...
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iOS 9 Untethered Jailbreak Released for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Wednesday October 14, 2015 6:04 am PDT by
Chinese team Pangu today released the first untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 devices, including the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The jailbreak tool is currently available for Windows only, but an OS X version will likely be available for Mac users in the future. Pangu is compatible with all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models on iOS 9 - iOS 9.0.2: iPhone 4S, 5/5c/5s, 6/6 Plus, 6s/6s Plus i...