Keep control of your music while the screen is off with Impulse

While there are many tweak on Cydia related to music, Impulse is a jailbreak tweak that many music fans would love to try because it offers a a unique experience and functionality that many music tweak have been missing.

Impulse allows users to control the song that is playing on their device by making gestures on the screen while it is off and the device is locked. The actions range from play/pausing a song, skipping or going to the previous track to increasing or decrease the volume, all while your screen is off.

Currently, the tweak offers the following gestures and actions:

  • Single tap on the screen to play or pause a song.
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How to adjust the page dots on the Home screen

Many tweaks on Cydia allow you to hide the page dots that appears on the Home screen. If you don’t know what page dots are, they appear above the dock on the Home screen and indicate the page you’re on. If you ever wanted to adjust the height of the dots, you might be interested in a new jailbreak tweak known as DotsGoDown.

Developed by Rave, DotsGoDown allows you to move the page dots on the Home screen higher or lower, taking it closer to the app icons or the dock. It works best when you hide the dock background using a jailbreak tweak from Cydia such as HideMe7. Read More...

InternalPhotos allows you to gain access to hidden settings of the Photos app

There is a tweak on Cydia called HiddenSettings7 that allows you to gain access to the internal settings of Springboard and configure it. If you haven’t had enough of it, InternalPhotos is a new jailbreak tweak that allows you to gain access to the hidden settings for the Photos app.

It was first exposed by popular jailbreak developer Andrew Wiik on Twitter, but has now been developed by Poom Smart in the form of a tweak allowing you to easily get access to the secret settings. The tweak adds a settings cog icon to the Albums section of the Photos app where you can view the configurations. Read More...

LabelShift allows you to adjust the height of the application labels

One of the most common tweaks on Cydia is the one that allows you to get rid of the application labels on the Home screen and many user seem to like the idea. If you’re one of them, you should probably consider giving LabelShift a try.

LabelShift is a tweak dedicated to the app labels and is quite different than similar tweaks on Cydia. Instead of allowing you to hide the labels, the tweak enables you to adjust their height. This means that you can move the labels as close to the application or further away from them. Read More...

ScrubAround makes your music scrubbers round in the Lockscreen and Control Center

If you’ve ever looked closely at the progress bar on the Lock screen or Control Center when a music is playing, you’ll notice that the scrubber is a thin vertical line that makes it difficult to grab and scroll it, especially if you have a thick finger (no pun intended). To get rid of this annoyance, ScrubAround is a jailbreak tweak that aims to change the scrubber to make it more easier to scrub songs.

ScrubAround replaces the thin vertical scrubber with a round and solid circle allowing you to easily grab it and scrub through a song rather than having difficulties pressing and holding the original thin scrubber. Read More...

TypeAndTalk allows you to type a text while using the Dictation mode

 

One of the most useful features of iOS 7 is the ability to speak to your device and have the text automatically typed for you without doing it manually. The feature can be enabled by tapping on the microphone button at the bottom of the keyboard, right next to the ‘space’ button. However, when you enable the dictation mode, you will be prevented from typing as the device will be listening to your words and will type it automatically once your finished.

TypeAndTalk is a new jailbreak tweak that allows you to type as well as use the dictation mode. Read More...

Adjust the blur and tint level of iOS 7 with Flurry

One of the many reasons that users jailbreak their iOS devices is to customize it the way they want. If you’re one of them, you should probably check out a new jailbreak tweak known as Flurry.

Flurry allows you to adjust the blur level of the various interfaces of iOS 7 including the Lock screen passcode, Notification Center, Control Center as well, Navigation Bar, folders and much more. In other words, any part of iOS 7 that is blurred can be configured with Flurry.

Once you install the tweak, head to its preference pane in order to configure it. Read More...

Get faster calling with CallShortcut

A very interesting feature that both Android phones, but even Nokia phones running their own software have and had had in the past is related to the idea of adding call favourites on the lock screen or home screen of your device. CallShortcut represents a great Cydia app that will allow you to do just that on iOS 7 and most probably on the iOS 8 jailbreak as well once it is released.

Once a contact or more are added to your home screen, you can easily go ahead and call them whenever you’d like, as the Cydia tweak doesn’t only play a visual role, but also the role of an utility meant to make calling people you speak to often a much easier, but also faster experience for people from all around the world. Read More...

Customize your Messages app with Messages Customizer Pro

We are all aware of the fact that the no. 1 reason that people jailbreak their iDevices is to get access to new customization features that can play an important role when it comes down to giving your iDevice a personal feel, regardless of the iOS version that you are currently running or waiting to get the iOS 8 jailbreak. Messages Customizer Pro is yet another great Cydia app that can help you customize the feel of your iPhone.

This Cydia tweak comes packed with great features to change the look of the stock Messages app. Read More...

N Stats 7 for Notification Center: view the system and network stats from Notification Center

There are quite a few jailbreak tweak that display the network and system statistics of your device right from the Notification Center such as CCMeters. N Stats 7 for Notification Center is yet another jailbreak developed by Yandong Wang that offers a similar functionality.

The tweak displays network and system statistics such as the memory usage, free space as well as the download and upload speed directly from Notification Center. All these information will appear under the ‘Today’ tab and sport a minimalist design making them look as if they are a native feature.

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Now, the major difference between this and CCMeters is that the latter comes packed with additional features and statistics but N Stats 7 features a simple design that looks really nice in Notification Center. Read More...

Non-Stop Music continues to play a song from where you left it after a respring

When youe device resprings while you’re listening to a music, there’s no way you can continue the song from where it was stopped other than venturing into the stock Music app and playing it again manually. Non-Stop Music is a new Cydia tweak that aims to get rid of this annoyance.

The tweak continues to play a track even after a respring, from where it was stopped. Normally, when you’re device resprings, the track resets to the beginning and requires you to manually play the song again. Instead, Non-Stop Music continues to play the song from the point that it was stopped immediately after a respring. Read More...

Avoid message mistakes with BeSureBefore

Just about how often do you find yourself doing certain things on your iPhone that you may regret later? Well, chances are that all of us have been in this situation and that all of us have also sent out files or messages by mistake. Well, if you think that you are one of the people who just do this way too often, then BeSureBefore is the Cydia app for you.

What makes it great is its simple purpose, and that is to display a dialog box with a confirmation message right before initiating an action. Read More...

Animate home screen apps with iMaker

As we all know, there are tons of different Cydia tweaks that can greatly influence the experience that people from all around the world get on their iOS devices. Today, we’ll take a look at yet another great Cydia app known by the name of iMaker.

While this jailbreak tweak doesn’t really serve a very important purpose, it can be quite entertaining as it allows you to see which apps are currently opened in the background or where you have notifications to see through the use of an intelligent animation of the icons on the home screen. Read More...

Get more video functions with BrightPlayer

Viewing video, especially on the iPhone 6 Plus can be considered a great experience, especially because of the incredibly good looking screen, but also due to the fact that both the phone and the screen are larger which can obviously make viewing a video a better experience. BrightPlayer aims at making this experience even better.

Well, there is a certain aspect of viewing videos in the Videos app on any iDevice that can become a little uncomfortable. A Redditor thought about this and actually pitched in the idea of a great Cydia tweak to a developer, which was created right after. Read More...

Get many great Snapchat features with GhostPrefs

Chances are that you’ve already heard about, or even used Snapchat before. Today, we’ll take a look at an interesting Cydia app known by the name of GhostPrefs. Due to the fact that its name doesn’t really manage to give away a lot about the app itself, we’ll have to go into an in-depth review.

However, if you’re still not aware about Snapchat, then it represents a social messaging app that allows users to share photos of themselves with their friends. What makes it different when compared to other photo sharing platforms is the fact that pictures shared via this platform are actually self-destructive, which means that they’ll be automatically deleted after a certain timeframe selected by the sender expires. Read More...

Get an iOS 8 like Notification Centre with Notific8

Yet another great Cydia tweak that people from all around the world can enjoy is known by the name of Notific8. This smart Cydia app has the purpose of making the iOS 7 Notification Centre look like the one featured with iOS 8 in order to make iOS devices from all around the world look sleeker while also making their owners happier.

If you have already updated to Apple’s newest software, then you may be asking yourself why this Cydia app is any good. Well, recent reports have indicated that some devices become extremely slow once iOS 8 is installed and therefore users would be better off using iOS 7 as their primary OS. Read More...

View your volume in the status bar with VolumeStatus 2

Today, we’ll take a look at yet another great Cydia tweak that just about anyone who doesn’t enjoy the way that the volume animation HUD appears can use. There are multiple ways to check and change the current volume of your device, and one of them is to push the volume buttons at the side of your phone. VolumeStatus 2 is a new neat Cydia tweak that allows its uses to quickly find out what is the current volume level simply from the Status Bar.

This tweak introduces a volume level indicator on the Status Bar, further allowing you to quickly glance at the volume level without the need to utilize the volume buttons. Read More...

iOS 8.0.2 is finally out

iOS 8.0.2  by Apple is finally out in the open and it deals with bugs that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users had when installing iOS 8.0.1. In addition, it also addresses a couple of bugs and introduces a number of updates. The update can be obtained for iPad 2 and never versions, iPhone 4S and newer versions, as well as iPod touch 5th generation through iTunes or by an over-the-air-update.

One critical issue that iOS 8.0.2 finally dealt with is the one where iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users lost their cell phone signal and functionality of Touch ID. Read More...

Consider not updating to the newest version of iOS 8

We’ll start this day off with a warning for all current iOS users out there who have the possibility of running iOS 8 on their devices. After Apple has announced the first update to their newest piece of software, the iOS 8.0.1, users from all around the world have been reporting bugs, so before anything else, make sure to stay away from the update at least until clearance is given that all of the problems have been successfully fixed by Apple.

Together with this, if you’re thinking about jailbreaking your iPhone and getting access to Cydia apps and tweaks right now, then it may be best to stick to iOS 7 for the moment, at least until the team behind Pangu will globally release the jailbreak which they’re currently working on.  Read More...

Brightness Activator 2: Control your iPhone’s brightness

I personally change my phone’s brightness settings around 4-5 times on a daily basis, and heading over to the control centre in order to do so can be considered an experience that takes up a lot of time, but which also isn’t truly fun at the same time. With this aspect in mind, Brightness Activator 2 represents yet another great cydia app aimed at making dealing with your iPhone a better experience for just about anyone.

The cydi app doesn’t have a ton of features, but the secret behind what makes it great can be observed right in its name. Read More...