Apple would have pushed Toyota to withdraw from Cydia

Apple would have pushed Toyota to withdraw from Cydia

Apple’s strategy to lock your iOS isn’t obvious to everyone. so much so that the latter can push people and companies to find other ways to circumvent the regulations of the firm, which are sometimes deemed too strict. In recent testimony, the Japanese manufacturer Toyota who had yet found the parade. The latter had decided to go through Cydia to offer a personalized theme in the colors of its new 2011 tC car.

from the moment the manufacturer posted his theme on the unofficial store dedicated to jailbreak iDevices, the Californian company directly contacted Toyota to ask it to remove “the disputed files”. On the forum dedicated to Modmyi themes, a message explains that the Cupertino company actually contacted Toyota which transmitted the message to the communications agency so that it removed the theme from the directory. Subsequently, the Japanese manufacturer would have obtained in order to maintain good relations with Apple.

Recall however that the Japanese manufacturer has not omitted from a legal point of view since the jailbreak is authorized since July 2010 in the United States.

Furthermore, even if the theme has disappeared from Cydia's directories, it is quite possible that it will reappear in a few weeks through a few amateurs who would have already downloaded it.

Finally, even though Toyota’s advertising campaign didn’t go according to plan, media coverage seems to have paid off considerably with the creation of the theme.

We discuss it on the forum.