The XBMC app for iPad, iPhone 4, and the Apple TV is now available. The following method will allow you to install XBMC on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad.
XBMC for iPhone is not just a remote, it makes your device “a real portable media player”. This app will allow you to drag and drop media content from your computer, or share it on your home-network. Most of the formats will be played fully hardware accelerated.
This method currently only works with the iPhone 4, and the iPad
Step 1: Start Cydia on your iOS device.
Step 2: Navigate to Manage –> Sources –> Edit –> and Add http://mirrors.xbmc.org/apt/ios/ repository.
Step 3: Now navigate to teamXBMC repository and tap XBMC-iOS and then install it.
Step 4: Sit back and enjoy as Cydia installs XBMC on your device.
Step 5: That’s it ! XBMC app should now appear on the homescreen.
You will, of course, need to have a jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch to install it. Follow our step by step guide posted here to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with Redsn0w on iOS 4.2.1, or with Limera1n on iOS 4.1 if you haven’t already.