As you may have heard, RedSn0w was recently updated to 0.9.9b7, and is now 60% faster by default.

While it’s technically true that the actual jailbreak process is a lot faster; as the Dev Team has noted, you’ll still end up making up the time on the back end with Cydia.

Interested in how the new RedSn0w works in a real world test? Check inside as we take it for a spin on video…

There’s no denying it, the jailbreak process is now a lot faster. I used to dread the whole “Moving Applications” dead-stop while waiting for the jailbreak to complete. With this latest update, that’s a thing of the past.

But wait, there’s a catch! That task is now delegated to Cydia, so there’s really no getting round it in the long run. You either perform the “stashing” during the RedSn0w jailbreak process, or let Cydia handle it on the Home screen after the jailbreak completes.

Either way, in a real world test, you’re really not saving much time, if any.

For those of you who preferred things the old way, you can re-enable the application stashing by going to Extras > Preferences, and checking Move applications.

What do you think about this new option? Do you deem it useful?