How to quickly access settings from your Home Screen

IPhone owners who jailbreak their devices have been able to add icons for changing settings to their home screens. Now it’s possible to do the same thing without jailbreaking, using a handy website and mobile Safari’s “Add to Home Screen” feature.

If Apple can’t beat jailbreakers, it’ll recruit them

For Comex, a 19-year-old iPhone hacker whose real name is Nicholas Allegra, jailbreaking the iPhone comes easy. The iPhone Dev Team member may have hacked himself a golden ticket, since Apple has come calling and he now has an internship at the company.

Apple working on a fix for potential iOS security threat

Apple is already working on a fix for a security flaw reported by the German Federal Office for Information Security Wednesday. The Mac maker said in a statement that it is “developing a fix that will be available to customers in an upcoming software update.”

Apple Does Not Approve of Toyota’s Jailbreak Campaign

We reported Monday that Toyota was trying out a unique advertising campaign for jailbroken iOS devices on the Cydia store with a Scion-branded theme. ModMyi reports that Apple wasn’t too thrilled with the idea, and asked Toyota directly to take down the theme pack.

Only Apple Loses With iBooks Jailbreak Block

Apple’s latest efforts to counteract jailbreaking are more likely to hurt the company, its reputation, and its revenue than to prevent iPhone owners from going out-of-bounds with their device software. I’m talking about recent reports that iBooks stops working on jailbroken devices.

Apple TV Gets More Versatile With Plex

For those tired of playing within Apple TV’s limited bounds, Plex provides some new freedom for jailbroken current generation devices. Plex is based on the open-source XBMC (also the basis for Boxee) and provides a free alternative to sticking with only what Apple has provided.

Redsn0w Jailbreak for iOS 4.1 Released

Thanks to the release of Redsn0w 0.9.6b2, you can now upgrade the majority of your Apple devices to iOS 4.1, on either Mac or Windows. The new version is compatible with the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, Apple TV (2nd generation), iPad and iPod touch.