Are you a fan of jailbreaking?

Discussion in 'iPad Hacking' started by iBealicious, May 3, 2011.

  1. teedubbz

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    Thx guys! This made my evening :)
     
  2. OUTL4W

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    Too bad..You don't want to use the ipad to it's full potential, that's fine, to each their own. I see the ipad as a "wolf in sheep's clothing."
    I like touch'n the home key and checking weather/stocks/mail/rss feeds at a single glance without unlocking.
    It's un-used real estate...imo...
    I believe company people would want the multiple email sigs to keep personal and business email signatures seperate.....I do. Being a 40yr ole gamer/graphics designer for websites. I want to seperate signatures in emails to customers to be different than ones to family & friends. And if you search there have been multiple threads here in the forums asking for this precise thing....as well.

    There is an app for that, pardon the clichè, pkgbackup allows you to save backup to dropbox account....to restore all apps once re-jailbroken. Which only takes 20min nowadays. It's the sync'n of all your media back onto the ipad that's takes the longest. I usually take a nap or go out & mow the yard on my 1951 John Deere M.
     
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  3. sjleworthy

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    this is quite a different response in this forum.

    i posted a ' do you / dont you ' JB thread in another popular Apple device forums and the result was a massive yes! you'd be stupid crazy not to do it.

    this forum is quite the opposite :)
     
  4. miket5au

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    I have an android tablet and I never did anything useful with it. I was too busy burning new firmwares, trying different launchers, fiddling with settings etc. With the iPad I have been reading forums, books, comics, playing games etc.

    I don't see the need to jailbreak except I would like a better mail app. It does seem like doing a jb allows some tweaking that would otherwise be impossible. If apple were less anal about blocking certain apps it would reduce the need to jb by a large margin.

    However the argument that Apple will not prevent me from doing what I like with MY iPad is an interesting one. It. Makes me think of the heavies standing behind me telling me what I can and cannot do. In reality many of the people who make that argument do nothing different with a jb-ed iPad as before it was jb-ed.

    Each to their own I guess. That is the beautiful thing about the world most of us live in.

    Regards, Mick
     
  5. wingnut

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    I find it funny the people saying they don't have time to figure it out...first of all iam very new to apple...it took me a whole 5 mins to jailbreak...so don't say you don't have time... cause your on here for more then 5 mins...and 2nd for me I love it like this...having themes is what does it for me and some cydia apps are great like having a 5 row keyboard w the numbers always right there...:D
     
  6. SweetPoison

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    This is good to know...
     
  7. Biggysmallz

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    If you are into cosmetic changes then jailbreak to your heart's content. For me, cosmetics is not a biggie.
     
  8. DaveSt

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    That is about the last reason I jailbreak my devices. I could care less about cosmetic changes, but the functionality changes that a jailbreak gives me are more than worth what little effort the process takes.
     
  9. f4780y

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    To answer the OP's question, I am (obviously) a fan of jailbreaking as I moderate the hacking section of this site :D

    I have always enjoyed tinkering and customising my gadgets and computers from the early days, and I jailbreak for both the aesthetics and the efficiencies I can achieve by tweaking the OS to my linking.

    It's nice to see this hasn't descended into a flamewar and everyone should remember, we are all different. Customisation suits some folks and not others...
     
  10. mobi1

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    I love to jail break iPad but don't have time and patience to do it. Probably because I am growing older.
     

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