15 reasons to jailbreak your iPhone
If you've never considered jailbreaking your iPhone, these handy hack helpers, apps and tweaks might sway you
By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal | PC World | Published: 14:30, 15 November 11
The ability to ailbreak an iOS 5 device is well on its way to becoming a reality (already you can do a tethered jailbreak, which means that you must be connected to your computer every time you reboot). But why would you want to jailbreak your iPhone in the first place, considering that it could damage your phone?
The reason is to to take advantage of the enhanced features available for jailbroken devices. Here are 15 apps and tweaks that might convince you that jailbreaking isn't all that bad.
Reminder: Jailbreaking an iPhone can void its warranty.
BiteSMS is a souped-up version of iOS's native texting app. BiteSMS gives you tons of extra texting features, including signatures, smileys, passcode locks, and even scheduled SMSs.It can also replace the native texting app completely (though that feature will cost you). Be sure to read the warnings for this app for the various versions of iOS before you commit.