Apple has yet to allow applications that directly modify iOS into the App Store, so those people who are in search of ways to personalize their devices resort to Cydia - the number one marketplace for the numerous amount of tweaks and handy additions that innovative developers are constantly churning out. This means, however, that users must jailbreak their devices which effectively voids the 1-year, standard warranty included with the purchase of an Apple device. Due to the inconvenience involved with the jailbreaking process as a whole, tweak developers are always searching for ways to bypass the Apple guidelines and get their modifications onto the App Store to appeal to a wider demographic of people.
I thought it was finally over. Just when I get comfortable not seeing those words, they came up again, and this time with a surprisingly short time-table attached. According to Jefferies & Company analyst Katherine Egbert, Microsoft is planning to launch a new phone based on Windows Mobile 7, which they describe as being "Zune-like". Yes, that's right. The Zune Phone is back.