With another update to iOS comes another jailbreak. The Chinese developer team TaiG released a new jailbreak on Tuesday for iOS 8.3, the latest version of the operating system that powers Apple’s iPhones.
The app removes software restrictions from Apple devices, enabling users to run tweaks and apps that otherwise wouldn’t work on the iPhone or get past Apple’s App Store. But not everyone can run the tool just yet. The TaiG jailbreak is only available as a Windows app and some of the backend software used for jailbreak apps will need to be updated for compatibility with iOS 8.3. Cydia Substrate — backend software used to support custom extensions — is among them. And according to Reddit comments by Jay Freeman (Saurik), the developer of Cydia, no advance notice was given before the TaiG jailbreak was publicly unveiled.
I already thought Apple had big plans, now they seem even more interesting.
Apple is cooking up such an iPhone upgrade path, with a wave of rumors warning the next iteration will be faster, thinner, and possibly even curvier than before.
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Apple chief executive says Chinese consumer tastes affect how it designs the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch
Apple takes Chinese consumer tastes into account when it designs many of its products, chief executive Tim Cook said, underscoring the country’s importance to the iPhone maker.
The company considers details including colour palettes to suit local tastes, Cook said in an interview in the June 17 Chinese-language version of Bloomberg Businessweek.