Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 11:11

Apple leans on Toyota

Written by Nick Farell


Don't encourage Jailbreaking
Lawyers from Jobs' Mob's cargo cult bashed off a stiff missive to the Japanese car making Toyota.

Toyota launched a campaign that placed a special Scion-branded theme pack in the Cydia store for jailbroken iPhone users to use. At the time it was seen as fairly progressive and showed that Toyota was embracing the jailbreak community. However it seems that the theme pack was pulled from Cydia after Toyota’s advertising agency was contacted by Apple and asked to have the theme removed from Cydia.

Toyota bowed to the will of the writs and insisted that the theme’s publisher take it down immediately. The move probably would not come as a surprise to anyone. It just shows that Toyota was probably a little to naive if it thought that Apple would allow someone reputable encourage the jailbreak community.

Apple does not like people doing things they like on phones they own and insists that people just shut up and do what Steve Jobs says.

Nick Farell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments