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By this time next week, major iPhone announcements will probably make jailbreaking your iPhone or iPod touch unnecessary to run third-party applications—but right now you can get some killer features on your device by unlocking it the unofficial way. We're all excited about Apple's imminent App Store, but there are a lot of unanswered questions about the limitations Apple will place on official third-party software it will distribute. What we do know is that you can already run tons of excellent apps for free with a jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch. If you're not sure whether or not jailbreaking's for you, let's take a look at 13 of the best iPhone apps that make the jailbreak worth the effort.

Regardless of whether Apple's upcoming iPhone and iPod touch App Store is a bang or a bust, there will probably always be a demand for alternate methods of distributing applications—like through Installer.app on a jailbroken iPhone. While the WebSearch app is uncontroversial enough to find a place in the App Store, for example, it's unlikely you'll ever see an application like iSlsk there. Luckily, as of right now, jailbreaking your iPhone or iPod touch only takes about 45 seconds.
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13 iPhone and iPod touch Apps Worth Jailbreaking For
  1. WebSearch
  2. iFlix
  3. iSlsk
  4. MobileScrobbler
  5. NemusSync
  6. OrbLive
  7. SIP-VoIP
  8. Sketches
  9. StreetFlow
  10. Touchpad Pro
  11. TuneWiki
  12. VideoRecorder
  13. VNsea
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post #2 of 8
Wheres MxTube on the list?
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Wow, vnsea is awesome. I can't wait for the 3G iPhone to be released... I want one already!
Would be immensely useful being able to monitor stuff running on my comp. It could probably save me a lot of wasted time because of failed encodes =3

I wonder if the 3G model will be jailbreakable, though...
Edited by Coma - 6/8/08 at 5:23am
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Everything man makes has flaws, and so it will be breakable. I won't be updating my Touch when 2.0 comes out until I have seen it jailbroken for my self. Will it even need updating? I didn't need to buy the january software update because I had jailbroken my Touch.
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all i got out of those vids was a lot of:

Um.. yeah.. so hu... and huu.. this huuu...

super annoying!!!
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thats really what i only can see me getting a iphone or itouch at all...i mean yea its cool cause of the touch screen and all...but that's not worth the money especially for the memory size...BUT(see how i said BUT) since you can get killer apps on it and etc, it gives it a better reason for people to buy, like me....considering, only if i jailbreak it, either than that, no thnx.
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So there's a VNC client for it?
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