If at any point you attempted or were successful at “Jailbreaking” your iPhone, you enjoyed Apps not openly released to the public. Hacks that could change the way your phones appearance looked, even access features that your carrier may not have approved. Well it has all come to a tragic end, sadly. Hit the jump for the rest of the story.

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Installous 5, the App store for the Jailbreak community, was hosted by a repository [company] called Hackulous. They’ve officially closed their doors stating the stagnant state of their community as well as their forums being much of a ghost town as their reasoning for closure. The truth, probably the inability to jailbreak iOS 6 which has left them with little to no work on their hands. Who knows if things will stay shut down; I know this move has left many unhappy.