Saturday, November 13, 2010

Disadvantages To Jailbreak Your Apple iPhone 4, 3GS (Abby Technology Limited, http://go,to/abby)

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 Jailbreaking an iPhone is a process that allows you to run any code on it which means that once you
 jailbreak your iPhone, you will be able to download applications that didn’t worked previously with your phone or application unavailable in Apple Store.

On a jailbreak iPhone you can install every application you want through Icy, Cydia, and you can also install illegal pirated applications. Jailbreaking an iPhone gives you many advantages, but also disadvantages and in the next lines we are going to talk about the disadvantages.

The first disadvantage is the fact that Apple has released an official SDK, so know you have the possibility to install 3rd part applications on your device without “hacking” it. You can download the software which gives you the possibility to develop additional applications for your iPhone or to install additional tools. So, if the Software Development Kit is enough for you there is no point in jailbreaking your iPhone.

The second disadvantage is the risk of getting your precious device “bricked”. And as the work implies, your phone could become a brick which means that you won’t be able to do anything without it. If this thing happens is not the end of the world, because you can restore your firmware through iTunes and you get back the phone with the default settings.

Jailbreaking an iPhone slows it down which means that the performance won’t be the one you want and your iPhone won’t run as fast as you want, or as fast at it should. This is a big disadvantage, because the iPhone comes with state-of-the-art technology and great software and applications and it should run better than any other smartphone on the market.

If you jailbreak your iPhone you will lose storage on it, but this thing happens also when you install the Software Development Kit. So, if you are limited in storage capabilities, you should remove some of your applications and then install the SDK or jailbreak your phone. This is up to you, but we recommend to install first the SDK and see how it works for you and if you are not pleased with this software, then you can jailbreak your iPhone.

The security is not an issue when it comes to Apple and Mac, because there are not many viruses for Mac and the ones that are have a little effect on your information and don’t damage your computer. But situation changes when you jailbreak your iPhone, because you install application that comes from developers all over the world and no one knows what is behind those applications. You don’t know if you can trust them or it they can damage your phone, but one thing you should know is that the official SDK is more secure than those application.

So, these are the disadvantages when you jailbreak your iPhone, but we can’t leave behind that there are a lot more advantages.  
This post is sponsored by Abby Technology Limited - Blackberry, Android Phone Repair and Apple iPhone Unlock Professional.