It Has Finally Happened People: FireCore Publishes Seas0npass 0.9.7 in Order to Jailbreak the Most Recent Apple TV 2 Firmware

If you are one of the lucky ones that actually owns Apple TV 2 running the latest firmware—iOS 7.1.2—then boy, do we have some news for you! You’ll be ecstatic to hear that you can now jailbreak the system via FireCore’s Seas0npass tool of high repute. Sadly, this jailbreak is of the tethered king, but putting aside the initial trouble you’ll go through, that amount to much for something like a set top box that’s almost always powered on.

FireCore has pretty much quietly released a beta update to Seas0npass. This means that the final version is at 0.9.7. Read More...

All Your Wishes Coming True: Purchasing of iOS 9-ready Tweaks in Cydia Is Finally Possible!

Cydia is a software application for iOS that enables a user to find and install software packages on jailbroken iOS Apple devices such as the iPhone, the iPod Touch, and the iPad. It also refers to digital distribution platform for software on iOS accessed through Cydia software. Most of the software packages available through Cydia are free, but some require purchasing.

Enough of the introduction? Good.

Saurik has finally, to put it that way, “flipped the switch” in Cydia to in order to allow purchases for device and OS-friendly jailbreak applications and tweaks for iOS 9. Read More...

Finally It Has Happened: Forcy Adds the 3D Touch-inspired Gestures To All of Your iOS 9 Devices

Forcy is a completely new jailbreak tweak, one of the first brand new tweaks made for the iOS 9 jailbreak. So what does it do? It allows you to actually enable 3D Touch-inspired gestures on any iOS 9 device that you may own. The gestures themselves, which are considerably similar to what you’d find on any 3D Touch-enabled devices such as the recently released iPhone 6s, allow you to take make use of the Home screen app icon shortcuts which were made popular on Apple’s most recently released iPhone hardware.

Forcy can be obtained right now completely for free on Cydia’s BigBoss repo. Read More...

Pangu Releases Their First Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 9; Support for iPhone 6s Included As Well

Toady, Pangu has finally released the very first public untethered and much anticipated jailbreak tweak for iOS 9. Of course, it can be installed on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch; all the devices are included in the tweak. This includes also (but isn’t limited to) the latest iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and also includes every public version of iOS 9 (iOS 9.0, iOS 9.0.1 and iOS 9.0.2). What this means is that it is now technically feasible to actually reach beyond what was made possible in the Apple App Store on Apple’s brand new devices. Read More...

Battery Indicator Icon on Your Home Screen? Yes, with BatteryIcon Tweak!

If you ever wanted to bring the battery indicator icon to your home screen, search no more. BatteryIcon is a most recently published jailbreak tweak that introduces an icon that displays current battery levels to your very own Home screen. So what does it do exactly? Simple – the icon gives you an approximation of battery life. The icon is a shortcut as well,, linked directly to the Battery Usage section of the Settings app.

 

Similar to the the stock Clock app, BatteryIcon is a live icon; what it means is that it updates all the time in order to show current battery levels by means of a battery glyph and color (low battery shows a red color, for example) of the icon itself. Read More...

Seng: A Completely New Auxo Substitute Now Available on Cydia (Finally)

This day should enter into the jailbreak releases history books, as a huge advancement has been made. First things first, the highly sought after and requested Multiplexer finally landed on Cydia, and now, there’s Seng, another highly expected tweak, although not as anticipated as Multiplexer; however, we’re rather glad to have it with us.

Seng, as it was discussed way back in August this year, is a jailbreak tweak whose function is inspired by and based on Auxo. To be more precise, simply calling it “inspired” would be a bit of a misnomer; actually, Seng is heavily influenced by Auxo. Read More...

Amazing New Tweak: Bring Live Photos to the Older iPhones That Utilize iOS 8

Live Photos is a brand new and iPhone 6s-only app that gives a new life into boring old static photography. It lives up to expectations by shoehorning the photograph in the middle of video that was taken right before and soon after the photograph itself is taken. The subsequent impact is a “live” photograph that takes a life on its own on your screen, giving some context to the current photograph.

This new 3D Touch feature is utilized to enact Live Photos in the Photos application, and without a doubt the iPhone 6s and Live Photos were created to work hand in hand together. Read More...

TypeStatus 2 Goes Live with Its Public Beta

One of the things that you can’t really do with iMessage is see whether the person on the other end of the line is responding to your message. Other messaging apps, including Whatsapp and BBM, will show “typing…” status whenever the other user is typing a response. This is about to change, with TypeStatus 2 now in its Public Beta stage.

As the name suggests, TypeStatus 2 is a jailbreak tweak designed to let you know whether the person you are chatting with on iMessage is typing a response. The tweak is now in its Beta stage and is available for download should you want to try it. Read More...

Extensify: Tweaks for Non-Jailbroken IOS Devices

One of the best things about having a jailbroken iOS device is the ability to add tweaks and add-ons to the operating system. Adding new features, improving the overall user experience and even modifying iOS altogether can be done rather easily. However, the latest iOS 8.4.1 officially closed the bug that was used to enable jailbreaking. IOS 9, on the other hand, will make jailbreaking your iPhone that much more difficult. So how can we continue to add tweaks in the future? Extensify is here with an answer.

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IMods: The Next Big Cydia Alternative?

We’ve seen a lot of Cydia alternatives over the years. They come and go for various reasons, but none were captivating enough to actually replace Cydia. IMods, on the other hand, may be different. Unlike Extensify, which we featured earlier, iMods is a full-on Cydia replacement that offers a lot of interesting things.

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Your Signature Emoji Preview from SwiftKey Is Out

I’m one of the people who were ecstatic when Apple decided to allow third-party keyboard apps. I’ve been dreaming about having SwiftKey on my iPhone for some time and now I actually use it as my main keyboard. Naturally, third-party keyboard developers including SwiftKey are trying to add new, functional features to their keyboard apps. This next preview from SwiftKey Cydia app may just be an interesting development to wait for.SwiftKey-Your-Signature-Emoji-iPhone-screenshot-001

Your Signature Emoji

If you use messaging apps frequently, you are most likely familiar with emoji symbols. We tend to use certain emoji symbols more often than the others; this is what SwiftKey is trying to capture through its Your Signature Emoji preview. Read More...

ProximityActivator: Use Proximity Gestures as Activator

There is already a long list of Activator tweaks and add-ons that you can add to your jailbroken iOS devices. These tweaks add a lot of new functionalities that make using the iOS device a lot more pleasant and convenient. This next tweak, however, took Activator tweaks to a whole new level.

Instead of relying on buttons or the touchscreen of your iPhone, you can now access apps, invoke settings and perform other tasks by simply waving your hand in front of the proximity sensor. ProximityActivator, the name of this tweak, enables you to make use of the proximity sensor to your advantage. Read More...

Top Jailbreak Myths, Debunked!

For many iOS users, jailbreaking is still considered taboo. In fact, there has been a lot of misconceptions and myths surrounding jailbreaking an iOS device over the years. To answer some of your questions and debunk those myths, we are going to talk about some of them in this article.Untethered-Jailbreak-Hack-Different

Jailbreaking Voids Your Warranty

Let me start by saying that Apple cannot tell if your device has been jailbroken. The process of jailbreaking an iOS device is easily reversible and it leaves no permanent record or footprint.

Should you need to file for a warranty claim, you can always unjailbreak the device using two methods. Read More...

Cydia Impactor: Steps to Unjailbreak Your iPhones, iPads or iPod Touch

Is there any way to remove your jailbreak without actually updating iOS? The recently released Cydia Impactor unjailbreaks your iPhone with little effort – it is only a matter of five steps. In this handy short tutorial, we’ll show you how to go back to your plain stock iOS and remove the jailbreak without actually updating your current iOS version.

Please note: this app is still in beta phases for versions iOS 8.3 and iOS 8.4;Make sure that you backed up your device, as this move will delete all settings, apps, files and contents. All the jailbreak changes and settings will be gone as you “unjailbreak” your iPhone. Read More...

Translucent Cydia: The How To Guide for the Cydia Install Screen

Introducing Translucent Cydia!

Soon after Cydia reached version 1.1.19, the update finally allowed to all sorts of tweaks to modify, improve and engage  the Cydia experience to a whole new level. Tweaks came in all sorts of categories: some tweaks added brand new functionalities to Cydia (for example, SwipeForMore, one of the definite must haves for Cydia of all time).Yet, other tweaks, (as TranslucentCydia, which we will discuss in more detail below), approach things differently and simply seek to modify  Cydia’s appearance.TranslucentCydia-577x1024

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According to the developer Same Stone, the goal of Translucent Cydia os to “prettify the Cydia installation screen”. Read More...

True App Backgrounding Introduced to All Jailbroken iOS Devices – A New Addition By Watchdog

Once upon a time, there was a certain little jailbreak tweak by the name of Backgrounder. It introduced true app backgrounding before iOS had the option of multitasking. That tweak no longer works for the latest firmware, but a new tweak called Watchdog aims to make true app backgrounding available today on iOS 8.

So, what exactly is Watchdog? Watchdog is a beta tweak developed by Allan Kerr and is available by his third-party repo. Get ready to be instructed how to set up Watchdog on your jailbroken device, with a couple of useful tips. Read More...

Doing It Right With iOS 9 and saving battery

Battery life was always an issue with high end mobile devices. That is to be expected; some 20 years ago, cell phones could only make calls and send and receive messages. However, the advent of smartphones changed all that. Now, they’re essentially small PCs that we use for everything: for photos, movies, notes, everyday correspondence. Cell phones of old could endure for up to a week (perhaps even more) without being charged. Today, you’ll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t need to charge his or hers smartphone every two days (and in most cases, more often). Read More...

Activator 1.9.3 finally released on Cydia!

When Activator first appeared, it took the iOS world by storm. A backbone of many Cydia’s tweaks, this neat little jailbreak app allowed its users to use gesture-based controls on nearly anything. If you already have a jailbroken device, in all probability, it already has Activator silently running in the background without you realizing it.Activator-1.9.3-576x1024

Now, Activator was used to make other apps run more smoothly, but also to make your life easier in a lot of different ways. And now, it is getting its much anticipated, much requested and much desired update.

Yes, folks, you’ve heard it right. Read More...

Feedback will give your Music app the possibility to keep in touch

Listening to music is probably one of the most classic uses of our iPhones, as the iPod/Music app has been present on the iPhone since it was released back in 2007. Ever since, it has evolved quite a lot, but there are still certain limitations to it which make it unlikable by many people from all around the world. Today, we are going to discuss about Feedback, which is a Cydia app created by Ron Thakrar.

While it doesn’t change the design of the app or adds in some new features, the Cydia tweak makes it more usable. Read More...

HazeOver: Your Friendly Mac Distraction Reducer App

Ever since the advent of Windows, it has been an issue to keep your mind on a single task. All the helpful windows make focusing on task at hand problematic; popups endangered that further, and notifications have blasted our attention span to smithereens.asdf

iPad was a bit of a reactionary revolution in forcing people to work on a single app at a time, but with HazeOver, you can make your active window much more prominent.

So what is this app? Well, simply put, HazeOver is a new Mac Store app that darkens all the background app, leaving your currently selected app in the foreground. Read More...