Keeping up with the latest and greatest releases in the mobile industry can be a very expensive pastime. With each year comes a handful of new releases from each of the biggest tech companies, and if your favorite device happens to be of the Apple persuasion, your costings are as high as they get in the market. So while lots of consumers can count themselves as iPhone users, the vast majority will be in ownership of the older devices – running all the way back to the first couple of generations. Whited00r has long since given these older devices a freshen up, by offering a utility which makes them appear as though they’re running on newer firmware and today, said utility has been updated for iOS 6.
As we know, iOS 6 only reaches back as far as the iPhone 3GS, but countless people are still on the old iPhone 2G / 3G, as well as the old iPod touch first & second generation. Whited00r for iOS 5 initially arrived earlier this year, allowing users to install portions of iOS 5 on those aforementioned relics, and gave the impression that the device was running on the fifth edition of Apple’s mobile operating system.
In essence, Whited00r could be seen as the iPhone and iPod touch version of CyanogenMod for Android, and as well as looking like iOS 6, offers one or two of its features to boot.
Notification Center is also there, and a replica of Apple’s iCloud service, which is, of course not the real thing, but an alternative that gets the job done in the same manner and lets you share data between two Whited00r toting devices. So if you’re stuck on an older device and have been teased by those running the slick new iOS 6 firmware, you can grab this iOS 6 lookalike firmware from the official site of Whited00r.
Of course, you’ll need to be jailbroken before you can get started with installing the updated version of whited00r, but once you’ve got that out of the way, you can rejuvenate your antiquated device by offering it a reasonable simulation of the latest release of iOS.
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