Saurik: Why You Should Jailbreak Your iPhone


If you’re looking for reasons to jailbreak your iPhone then there is probably no better person to explain them than Jay Freeman aka Saurik, developer of Cydia – the App Store for jailbreak apps.

In an interview with Robert Scoble, Saurik tells him why you should jailbreak your iPhone.

In the interview, Saurik demonstrates some jailbreak apps and tweaks that allow users to customize their iPhone.

If you’re interested in figuring out all the jailbreak apps that were shown during the interview, then checkout the list below:

Five Icon Dock – adds the fifth icon to the iPhone dock.

Barrel – Jailbreak tweak gives the cool curl and roll away effect while scrolling through home screens (default is the 3D cube effect, you need to change it via Settings).

SBsettings – the fastest way to manage iPhone Settings.

qTweeter – the fastest and coolest way to tweet and update your Twitter and Facebook status.

Voicemail Forwarder – allows you to forward voicemails to email from Visual Voicemail.

Graviboard – gives the gravity effect to the home screen icons.

Springtomize – Allows you to customize every aspect of the iPhone including the text of Slide to unlock button.

If you were sitting on the fence and convinced after watching the interview and want to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch then checkout our step-by-step guides below:

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.3.2 Using Redsn0w [Windows / Mac]

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.3.2 Using PwnageTool [Mac]

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.3.2 Using Sn0wbreeze [Windows]

In addition to the apps mentioned above, checkout our jailbreak apps category page to find out all the cool jailbreak apps and tweaks you can install on your iPhone using the Cydia app.

As always, please share your views in the comments section below.

[via Twitter(Robert Scoble)]