List of Improvements in the New Cydia

Commenting on the release Saurik said, “some of my long term performance plans are ‘hitting pay dirt’, and Cydia is much faster than it was before; that said, it isn’t done yet: there’s one more thing that I think is going to make a huge difference that isn’t even in there yet but should be for the final release.”

What’s New:

  • reduced loading changes time
  • section remapping optimizations
  • faster reloading data
  • faster, native search
  • uses public SDK classes whenever possible
  • rewritten, faster web views with zooming support
  • changes badge works again
  • more stable webviews (no crashes when queueing)
  • redesigned settings page
  • redesigned stashing page
  • faster scrolling of table views
  • bug fixes
  • ads no longer break the package views until restart
  • much better queueing UI
  • stabler refreshing bar

iPad improvements:

  • landscape
  • popovesr
  • modal views that cover only a portion of the screen
  • less annoying errors with bad internet connections downloading packages
  • updated section mappings, less typo’d sections

This version of Cydia is included in the latest release of RedSn0w and can also be downloaded directly from here.