Friday Night Movie Night: Interview With Jay Freeman (Saurik)

CydiaThis is an interesting interview with Jay Freeman, A.K.A. Saurik, the developer of Cydia. In the video, he shows a jailbroken iPhone 4. Unfortunately, he doesn’t release any info on a release date of the jailbreak.

Element Lockscreen Now Available in Cydia!

Available In: Cydia       Price: Free  

##ICON_NAME## I don’t know about you guys but it seems like FOREVER since we wrote that the Element lockscreen concept was going to become reality. Well, it looks as though it has finally made it’s way into Cydia. A few days ago, I was perusing (yes, perusing) Cydia and to my astonishment what did I see… Element. At first I thought it was a theme or maybe some random look-a-like but after some further exploration I found it to be the real deal. However, I’m going to warn you right away, don’t get too excited this is definitely a first release.

The lockscreen was released in Cydia as a cydget. For those of you who do not know what Cydget is, it is “framework for managing lock screen plugins.” Which means, like most cydgets, it runs a little slow. Once you install the app (you will also want to install the Cydget ‘app’ if you do not already have it installed), you will then need to go into your stock Settings application under the Cydget option and tap on Element to activate it on your loackscreen. Once you have done that, you can go into your stock Settings and find the Element option where you will see some basic Setting for the Element lockscreen.
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Saurik Duplicates Apple’s Firmware Signing Server

##ICON_NAME## Saurik has developed a server that you can point your iTunes to and it will not only authenticate firmware versions that Apple no longer signs (allowing them to be installed) it also saves information during the authentication and will allow you to downgrade later if Apple doesn’t want you to. This blog post he wrote is a really good read, but it’s really long. Here’s a quick highlight but make sure you read the whole thing here: [Read more…]

Information on Jailbreaking 3.1 from saurik

Jailbreaking 3.1 from saurik If you have an iPhone 3GS you will find some info from saurik, in Cydia, about the 3.1 firmware update. This can be found in Cydia in the Cydia option on the lower menu bar and then the “Upgrading to 3.1? Read This” option. Here is what it says; [Read more…]