You can run iPad apps on the iPhone. There’s a new way to run iPad-specific apps on the iPhone and iPod touch when your iPhone is jailbroken. It’s been technically probable to port iPad apps to the iPhone for fairly some time, but not until now has it become a comparatively straightforward process.
ModMyi user ismoothproject has created a Mac app called iTelePad2Pod. The app sends an edited app file via SFTP to your iPhone. The magic happens by changing the .ipa’s metadata to contain both iOS platforms.
There are some disadvantages to running certain iPad apps on the iPhone, mostly due to resolution scaling. Definite iPad apps hold a superior amount of pixels than the iPhone’s Retina display can control, so many apps will be not be scaled correctly by any means. There are also design and multitouch issues, and the ported iPad apps will usually work in landscape.
But if you believe like trying to port an app for trying’s sake, you may be astonished to find some iPad apps that actually work great on the iPhone.
Let’s port an app from the iPad to the iPhone. For the purpose of this tutorial, we’ll be porting Cut The Rope HD.
Step 2: Move iTelePad2Pod to the “Applications” folder on your Mac.
Step 8: Once the app has been converted, open your favorite SSH client and move the file to your iPhone’s /Application folder.
Step 9: Respring your iPhone and the iPad app should be on your springboard.
Though this entire procedure does appear a tiny tiresome, it’s appealing to observe how iPad apps run on the iPhone. It will be attractive to see how some of Apple’s apps, like Pages, Keynote, and Garageband, work when ported to the iPhone.