Come 2012, Cydia continues to fascinate iPhone users out there, who just can't seem to get enough of this tempting replacement software. Over the last few months, we have seen quite a few Cydia repositories (sources) come up with new apps and themes for the Apple devices with iOS. Alongside these apps and themes, we also saw quite a few new repositories surfacing in the Cydia universe. While it is too early to say whether these sources are really at par with the existing lot or not, there is no questioning the fact that the number of Cydia apps, themes and games in the Cydia universe has just increased.
Cydia repositories, also known as sources, are software repositories wherein developers store Cydia apps and themes for the users to download. While some of these sources come pre-installed, others have to be added manually. Those sources which have to be added manually have some of the best apps and themes to offer, and hence it is difficult to ignore them. More importantly, the process of downloading these sources is quite simple, and you can pull off this task with a few taps here and there.
Best Cydia Sources 2012
As we mentioned earlier, there are hundreds of such repositories with thousands of Cydia apps and themes stored in them. With such a large number of repositories to choose from, choosing the best can be a difficult task - unless you know what exactly you are looking for. If you are not quite sure of what you want, you can resort to one of the various sources enlisted below - each of these have some amazing jailbroken apps and themes for you to download.
BiteYourApple: The BiteYourApple repo can be best described as an all round repo with apps, themes, sounds, tweaks, etc., everything on offer. Some of the noteworthy apps available with this repo include Installous, GroupSMS, iBlacklist, Enhancer, Insomnia Pro, zToggle, etc.
Hackulo.us: With apps like Installous, AppSync, Crackulous, etc., to its credit, this is one of the most popular Cydia repositories in the world. But obviously, the popularity of apps like Installous has an important role to play in making Hackulo.us so popular.
PwnCenter: If you intend to customize your iPhone with themes and sounds, this is the Cydia repo to look out for. Boasting of hordes of themes, ringtones, and wallpapers for iOS devices, this is yet another must have repo, for your jailbroken device.
P0dulo: With apps like the Infinidock, Infinifolders, Graviboard, Gridlock, RetinaPad, etc., along with a whole lot of themes, ringtones, and emulators, to its credit, this is one repo which you can't afford to miss out on.
Insanelyi: With retina Display related themes, and apps like App Switcher and AppSync, this is a undoubtedly a must have Cydia source for those who intend to customize their iPhone to give it that much desired look.
xSellize: Though this Cydia repo has everything, right from apps and themes to fonts and ringtones, for your iPhone, you will particularly find it interesting because it has some of the best emulator games to offer.
iHacks: Other than apps like Infiniboard, Infinidock, Auto3G and FolderEnhancer, this repo has some of the best HD themes, ROMs, and emulators for the iPhone 4, 4th generation iPod touch and the iPad to offer.
HackYouriPhone: While this source is renowned for some of the best themes, like the Omega HD and the Elite PRO HD, it also boasts of some amazing apps and ringtones for various Apple devices, that are worth taking a note of.
SiNfuL iPhone: On adding this Cydia source, you get access to some of the best Cydia apps, including the Install0us, Infinidock, BiteSMS, FaceBreak, iBlacklist and MyWi, for your iPhone and iPod touch.
iPhone Cake: The AppCake app which allows you download App Store and Cydia premium apps for free is the USP of this Cydia repo. Not to forget, it also has some decent games to offer.
Some of these sources are available for free, and you have to shell out a stipulated amount as subscription fee for others. While this list had quite a few sources enlisted in it, new Cydia sources are also being churned out very fast - and this, only hints at the fact that the battle is becoming more intense than ever before.