If you find notification numbers on the top of applications especially AppStore updates as annoying as for some reasons you don’t want to update tot he latest version then BadgeClear Jailbreak tweak is the solution. BadgeClear allows you to clear the notification badges from the top of notification icons. All you need to do is to install BadgeClear Jailbreak tweak from Cydia and put the icons into wiggle mode to remove the notification badge. As soon as you press the yes button the badge is clear but note that respiring will bring the notifications back.
BadgeClear has recently been upgraded to support iOS 5 as well as enhanced touch support for iOS 5.
BadgeClear is available from BigBoss repo at the price of $0.99. In order to get this Cydia App on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, make sure you device is Jailbroken. Click here to tethered Jailbreak iOS 5 On iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad, iPod touch using RedSn0w.