In a move to become a single alternative to Apples iTunes App Store Cydia the alternative iPhone app store has just purchased its biggest competitor ‘Rock Your Phone’.
Cydia and Rock provide alternative application stores for iPhone users willing to jailbreak their handsets; allowing the installation of non-Apple-approved software.
Over the next 10 days Rock Your Phone with start to close down its app store during which time Rock users will be asked to setup a Cydia account to which their app purchases can then be transferred.
Full details of the purchase have not been released but Rock has an estimated 2 million users and sale of more then 500,000 apps.
For more information on the purchase please visit the Cydia website