Cydia Founder: Why You Should Jailbreak Your Device?

Even after the U.S. federal regulators last summer declared jailbreaking legal. Still, many people don't aware. In this matter, Jay Freeman, who created Cydia, an unofficial app store for unsanctioned software, set out to educate those not in the known about the benefits of jailbreaking.Apart from the jailbreaking tools, Cydia Store also sells apps, just […]

Even after the U.S. federal regulators last summer declared jailbreaking legal. Still, many people don't aware. In this matter, Jay Freeman, who created Cydia, an unofficial app store for unsanctioned software, set out to educate those not in the known about the benefits of jailbreaking.

Apart from the jailbreaking tools, Cydia Store also sells apps, just like the App Store, minus the convenient billing system. In fact, the Cydia Store is a big business that had raked in a quarter of million dollars in income as of July 2009. By now, the figure may have approached or surpassed the one million dollar mark. Recently a paid banner advertising the Toyota Scion theme made a lot of noise because it suggested that Cydia cut an advertising deal with the car maker.

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