What advantages will I get by jailbreaking my iPad?

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  1. tamisomuch

    tamisomuch iPF Noob

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    Well, I'm actually a new user of iPad, never used Apple's products also before like iPod. So I was just wondering, what advantages will I get by jailbreaking my iPad? Is it worth it to do that? I heard it can damage the iPad itself. Thanks before, looking forward for your answers ;)

    Tami

    my storm8 id: tamisomuch
     
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    OUTL4W iPad Addict

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    I put a lil vid together for the droves of people that constantly ask this question.
    [ame]www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMrj12guqPE[/ame]

    I used display recorder to record the screen which is also why you can see my screen swipes....this is just the tip of the ice berg.
     
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    Enjoyed the video.
     
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    D_LA_ROC iPad Enthusiast

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    Theres basically no limits to what you can do when your Jailbroken. I have been surviving with my iPad 2 (non-Jailbroke) but i still keep around my first iPad because its Jailbroke and theres so many tweaks and customizations (themes) and it just makes the overall iDevice experience so much better.
     
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    Thanks all ;) I really appreciate your answers. I'm using iPad 1G and I was thinking maybe I would only jailbreak it after the guarantee expires, but maybe it will be worth it to jailbreak it as soon as I can if it's safe and won't break my iPad.

    my storm8 id: tamisomuch
     
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    Well, it was a jailbreak video, perhaps it is riding off into the sunset. ;)
     
  8. OUTL4W

    OUTL4W iPad Addict

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    Try the link now. For some reason it won't let me embed youtube vids...
     
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    Thanks....Thats the animated wallpaper found in cydia.
     
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    No doubt this is everything that I've wanted when looking for a tablet. Jailbreaking my iPad 2 (when possible) will give me the widgets I love and the apps I need. Thanks for giving me hope!
     
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    D_LA_ROC iPad Enthusiast

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    Jailbreaking your iPad makes it the ultimate tablet. Except for the crappy camera...

    FREE MY iPAD2 
     
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    Your welcome but once jb happens for the ipad2...thank the developers by buying their apps and not being a pirate.

    Btw - funny how this thread has more views than most of the stickies :D
     
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    Thanks to everyone especially Outl4w!

    I can see several reasons to Jailbreak my iPad:

    The keyboard with a numbers row being the best:)
    The active content on the home screen being another
    The downloading YouTube videos
    The connecting an external hard drive - is that for real? Like I can connect a USB hard drive via my camera connector?
    I'm on 4.3.3 or whatever version is the latest so, I think I'll have to wait?
     
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    You're welcome:D....yes you can connect a USB hard drive, but it must be powered, no stand-a-lone USB hard drive will work...a few thumb drives will though.
    If you have ipad1....you can still jb on 4.3.3....look in the tutorial section for f47b0y great tuts...
     
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