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Topic # 65674 5-Aug-2010 14:43
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Today I got linked to a site by a good friend which jailbroke my device right from Safari on the device itself (www.jailbreakme.com) amazing site. Anyways, I did that and downloaded iFile from Cydia and went to the .plist file that holds all the settings for wallpapers and multitasking and all that tomfoolery, and entered in the string for Homescreen wallpapers. I rebooted and got freaked out when I saw this:

iPod touch boot

So when I saw this, I did a hard reboot and got same problem again, so I turned it off, plugged it into iTunes while holding home to get it into recovery mode and did a complete restore, when it was done I re-jailbroke it using same method and added the Homescreen Wallpaper string to the .plist file I spoke about before and I still got the same screen during boot up, but this time, I left it and saw what it did. And Viola;

iPod Touch Homescreen 

Now I have noticed that it seems to lag when opening and closing applications, I might try out the multitasking as well and see what thats like, but my questions are:

Why does it lag when opening/closing apps? I've jailbroken this iPod and a first Generation iPod touch and added custom homescreen wallpapers and have never had this problem. What have Apple done?

And whats that thing during my boot up? and why is it there? and can I get rid of it?

Cheers, and thanks for reading my essay. xDD

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  Reply # 363681 5-Aug-2010 14:50
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I have that a bit with my iPhone 3GS running iOS4, now also jailbroken using the same method as above.

Slight lag, but not too bad. Only really been laggy since jailbreaking.




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  Reply # 363683 5-Aug-2010 14:51
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Sweet as, Just enabled the Multitasking, and only problem is still the boot up thingy and its a little sluggish when opening or closing apps (the animation thing) but apps start way faster and are more snappier when I leave them running through multitasking. Why on earth did Apple leave this out?




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  Reply # 363684 5-Aug-2010 14:51
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What do you expect if you are trying to make it do something which it is not expected to do by "hacking it". The CPU in the older iPods/ Iphones are slow.. so apple disabled a number of things in the software like the background images.

I presume you don't have this issue on a non hacked one?






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  Reply # 363691 5-Aug-2010 15:00
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LennonNZ: What do you expect if you are trying to make it do something which it is not expected to do by "hacking it". The CPU in the older iPods/ Iphones are slow.. so apple disabled a number of things in the software like the background images.

I presume you don't have this issue on a non hacked one?





No I don't have this when it's not hacked, but I can't understand what Apple uses to put wallpapers on the home screen because when I put themes on from cydia or something, with no multitasking and with the official homescreen wallpapers disabled, I get absolutely no lag what soever.  




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  Reply # 363713 5-Aug-2010 15:35
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My ipod as well as many other come up with that string when it boots up, something to do with the kernel used in this jailbreak or something
http://www.ipodtouchfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=303370

I have a 3G 32gb version, i have found my battery to last longer and ipod seems a bit more snappier since goin from 3.1.3 to 4.0




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  Reply # 363716 5-Aug-2010 15:37
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So easy fix... don't hack the iPod :-)

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