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9 Practical Reasons to Jailbreak your iPhone 3G

May 6, 2009
Photo Credit: Morten Iveland

Photo Credit: Morten Iveland

Before the announcement of the App Store, unlocking or (“jailbreaking”) your iPhone was an easy decision because of the value added by the unlocked applications.  However with the App Store and the overwhelming number of applications available through it (many of them useless), iPhone 3G owners may overlook useful applications offered by Cydia (the app-store offered with unlocking your phone).   While there are many “novelty” applications available, this article reviews the practical applications that may entice an owner to jailbreak their 3G iPhone.

If you are unfamiliar with how to unlock your phone, QuickPwn and Pwnage Tool are the leading methods.  Here is an article on the difference between them.

Apparently, Apple has  Quickpwn listed in their web app directory, so they can’t be that opposed!

Alright, now on to the applications that iPhone 3G users may find useful: Read more…