Founded in 2008, Cydia is a software application that can usually be found on a jailbroken iPhone. The prolific Jay Freeman a.k.a saurik is a well known app developer who is the creator of this app. This app offers its users to download Tweaks, Themes , wallpapers and many other utilities via Wi–fi connection. The app basically upgrades itself through its own freelance community members who upload and share their iPhone Modding creations and offer it to iPhone users for the purpose of beta testing and feedbacks.
One of the most wanted applications that Cydia 1.1.8 offers is Appcake which is a legitimate copy off the Appstore but the Apps it offers can be downloaded free of cost. Cydia is a sanctuary for software application developers it harbors in their talents and creativity and exhibits them to the world.
Cydia uses Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) repositories to install software. These repositories are basically web addresses that display varieties of themes tweaks and apps that they have to offer. The user just has to tap on the install button present at the top right hand side corner to start downloading it. Some popular Repositories include the names : ihackrepo.com, apt.modmyi.com etc.