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Although it might pain some Apple fanboys, a clever new theme for jailbroken iPhones shows what would happen if the Metro design of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system landed on the iPhone.
Jailbreaking your iPhone opens the door to loading unapproved applications, crazy themes, and using the phone on other carriers. The “Metroon” theme for Dreamboard can be downloaded from the Cydia Store and allows a jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch to look and feel like Windows 8, which Microsoft will release in late October. The Metroon package costs $1.50, a small price to pay to freak out your Apple-obsessed friends.
Check out the clever app in the video below:
Via Jailbreak Nation
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