Apple’s next new operating system, iOS 9 for iPhone, iPad & iPod is ready to launch. First beta version of it introduces for the registered developers at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 8 2015 & final public release will be expected in September.
There is no doubt; this will bring wonderful features & improvements on your idevice as never before. So., how wonderful experience if you can get best alternative app store – Cydia also on all new iOS 9 running device. This review is about ability of jailbreak & install Cydia for upcoming iOS 9 firmware update.Before talking about jailbreak, it is better to get rough idea about what’s coming with iOS 9. It will help you to imagine the role of Cydia on upcoming firmware.
What’s coming with iOS 9?
According to Apple, iOS 9 will be the more intelligent OS. It gives user to better experience with every touch. Some highlighted features are;
- Redesigned Smarter Siri -The personal assistant, Siri now powered with more features. Siri can do more than ever with iOS 9. It can search a wider range of topics for a wider range of answers. Also understands what you say more accurately & faster.
- Introduce “News” app – iOS 9 adds a brand new app, “News” to your Home screen. The app collects all the stories you want to read, from top news sources, based on topics you’re most interested in & displaying content as mobile optimized for great reading experience.
- Featured “Notes” app – Notes app has been powered with more tools & allow users to do much more things with their notes.
- Apple “Maps” – Now you can use “Maps” for public transportation as your guide. It supports directions for many cities around the world with cities in China.
- Multitasking features on iPad – With iOS 9, you can run two app at once on iPad display as a split view. And, picture in picture gives you to new way for multitask on iPad.
- Improved security – iOS 9 advances security by strengthening with Six-digit passcodes & two-factor authentication.
- Android Migration – Download the Move to iOS app & wirelessly switch from your Android device to your iOS device. Securely transfers your contacts, message, photos, videos and any more from Android to iOS.
- Apple Pay – You can use more cards with Apple Pay like Kohl’s Charge or JCPenney Credit Card.
Compatibility – Supporting devices for iOS 9
iOS 9 is compatible with following devices;
- iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
- iPad 2, iPad 3rd generation, iPad 4th generation, iPad Air, iPad Air 2
- iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3
- iPod 5th generation
Cydia for iOS 9 – Jailbreak
Yes. We have good news about ability of jailbreak iOS 9 firmware. Therefore we can keep hopes to install Cydia on newest iOS version running devices. iOS 9 brings your idevice to more significant features & Cydia will allow you to unlimited customization of those features. So, Cydia installed iOS 9 running iPhone, iPad or iPod means most powerful, featured & uncommon personal mobile device in the world.
Who are working for jailbreak iOS 9?
Mainly, there are two teams working hard to find jailbreak solution for upcoming iOS version. One is well known Chinese hackers – TaiG team those who have released jailbreak for iOS 8.0 – 8.1.2. Another Chinese hackers group named “Keen Team” is also already working on iOS 9 jailbreak.
Cydia for iOS 9 with TaiG jailbreak
TaiG team fully focuses on upcoming firmware. According to the team member Ray Xie, they are not any trying to find jailbreak solution for iOS 8.3 or 8.4 as available versions at this time. They focus on iOS 9 jailbreak. Because; they believe jailbreak iOS 9 is not impossible thing. So, wait patiently & see how TaiG brakes & manage Apple’s newest security architecture. If they win this battle, we are lucky to get Cydia for iOS 9 running devices.
Keen Team for jailbreak iOS 9
This is the very good news for Cydia lovers. The Chinese group of hackers is called “Keen Team” (or K33n Team) says, they are already working on iOS 9 to release their first ever jailbreak tool with the assistance of well-known Pangu team.
So, how great news this is. But, who are these guys? And are they ability to do like that?
The K33n Team hasn’t released or participate jailbreak yet. But, the team has great history about hacking Apple’s iOS & iPhone as well as the Google’s Android. The Keen Team has won Mobile Pwn2Own competitions for exploiting iPhones by breaking Safari browser at the 2013 and 2014. The team has recently released its Android PingPongRoot tool, which allows users to root Samsung Galaxy S6 phones. Last week, the member of Keen Team James Fang showed many
exploits for Google’s operating system at the MOSEC Conference & explained “How to Root 10 Million Phones with One Exploit”
So, the Keen Team is strong enough to take the challenge. That’s why they hope to release a jailbreak just after iOS 9 is released to the public. “We want to release it just after iOS 9, that’s our plan.” they told Forbes.
What about Pangu’s contribution for iOS 9 jailbreak?
Pangu has successfully completed & demonstrated an iOS 8.3 jailbreak. They plan to release it right after the iOS 8.4 public release. There is no any feedback from Pangu about iOS 9 jailbreak yet. But, they will assist the Keen Team for jailbreak iOS 9 success.