The top 6 jailbreak apps for iOS 6

These tools will help you get the most out of your jailbroken iPhone


So you've gone ahead and jailbroken your iOS-6-running iPhone. Now what? Well, aside from doing a victory dance for triumphing over the iPhone's carrier limitations, you could start loading up on jailbreak apps. Try these six on for size.

Action Menu Plus Pack ($2.99)

Action Menu Plus is a superuseful suite that adds all sorts of new actions to your Action Menu and integrates them with every app on your device. It includes such actions as history tracking, lookup (on Google, Wikipedia, Dictionary, and Google Translate), and locate.

App: Action Menu Plus
Price: $2.99

iRealSMS 3.0 ($8.99)

The iPhone's built-in Messenger app does fine as a basic text-message client, but iRealSMS is a much beefier app that brings email-like functionality to text messaging. Besides giving you Inbox/Outbox/Sent/Draft folders, this app includes functionality like text-to-voice, quick reply/quick send, character count, forward via mail, privacy settings, and more.

App: iRealSMS 3.0

Xpandr ($2.99)

Xpandr is your basic shortcut app -- and anything that saves on the amount of typing you have to do on an iPhone is a winner. This app lets you save an unlimited amount of shortcuts and apply them to any app or text field.

App: Xpandr
Price: $2.99

Mobile Dashboard ($1.49)

Mobile Dashboard takes care of one task, but it's a handy task: It puts dashboard widgets over your Springboard screen for easy access. A Sticky Note widget has already been made, and the widget-making API is forthcoming to allow users to create their own widgets.

App: Mobile Dashboard
Price: $1.49

Infiniboard ($0.99)

This nifty app lets you vertically scroll your Springboard home screens so that you can add more apps to them. The screens will scroll like regular pages; if you want to group your apps by the page, you can do so without per-page limitations.

App: Infiniboard
Price: $2.99

AnyRing ($3.99)

It seems like the iPhone should just let you select any song on the device to act as a ringtone, but for whatever reason, it doesn't. Enter AnyRing, which lets you do just that or even record your own voice as a ringtone. You can select the start and stop time of the song to be assigned as the ringtone, as well as create a custom SMS alert tone.

App: AnyRing
Price: $3.99