How many times a day do you enter your iTunes password to download new apps or updates on your iOS device? If you’re anything like me, your answer will be “too many times!”
Fortunately, an upcoming jailbreak tweak from Filippo Biga will ensure you never need to enter it again.
The tweak has one simple function: to remember your iTunes password for you so that you need never re-enter it again when downloading apps on your iOS device. It’s yet to be given a name, or a release date, but as soon as it’s available in Cydia we’ll be sure to let you know.
It’s undoubtedly a tweak that will save some users a lot of time and effort, but it’s important to think about the security implications before you install it. If you device is stolen or ends up in the wrong hands, or if your children get hold of it as mine often do, they can go crazy in the App Store because the bill’s on you! If you do install this tweak, it might be best to protect your device with a passcode instead.
Will you be installing this tweak once it’s available, or are you concerned about the risks?