Localizing Icy, Issues and more

As promised, here is the localization file containing strings that need to be translated to make Icy speak your native language. Translating is fairly easy — open the file in your favorite text editor that can handle Unicode, and then translate all the pairs of strings — leave the left side intact, and translate the right side….

Icy 1.4.1

A semi-minor Icy update rooling out available at ripdev. Immediately download– aimed primarily at iPhone OS 3.0 compatibility — thanks again for your support! Now automatically moves some of the folders to stash if needed to prevent situations with insufficient disk space when installing some packages. UI fixes for smooth display on the iPhone OS…

Icy 1.4

Ripdev proudly present a new version of Icy, 1.4. It was tested on 2.2.1 and 3.0b5 firmware versions, and everything seems to work great. A first thing you will notice is the new icon. This is something we wanted to do all along since pre-1.0, but unfortunately Max was busy for a while, so we…

Icy 1.3

Yep, as promised, it’s time for Icy 1.3. What’s new? Package dependencies now can be viewed (as well as whether a particular dependency is installed or not). ios development tools included Sources refresh tab now shows a progress indicator when refresh is in progress. Ability to turn on and off automatic refresh of sources when on…

Icy 1.2

RiP Dev Blog has released version 1.2 of their Icy Installer application for iPhone and iPod touch. What’s new? Ability to hide categories you don’t need. Category names are now localizable. Icy will now auto-refresh sources if it is on Wi-Fi and didn’t refresh in past hour. Various GUI fixes in regard to Installed/Updates section….

Icy 1.1.1

On our ripdev.org you can find couple versions of Icy. First things first. When we’ve started working on Icy two and a half weeks ago, we have never expected this kind of feedback — and it was totally awesome! In the past week, we have addressed most annoying issues you had with Icy — and…

Icy 1.1

So, less than a week ago we have announced Icy 1.0, a lightweight alternative to the best ios development tools from Cydia installer. During the week, a tremendous amount of people have downloaded it, and we have received a lot of feedback. Based on the feedback we are pleased to announce an immediate availability of…

Icy 1.0

In the process of working on InstallerApp, we have extensively investigated how the technology behind Cydia works. Essentially, Cydia is a front-end to two open source technologies – APT and DPKG. DPKG is a system that installs and removes specially prepared packages (.deb files). APT allows these files to be organized in network “repositories” to…