App Store Redirects Disrupting Cydia User Experience

Cydia is a wonderful platform where developers and iOS users can exchange new tweaks – or even sell them – and do wonders with iOS. However, Cydia is not without its own faults. The repositories that host iOS and jailbreak tweaks are now flooded with app store redirects. Recently, it has been more and more annoying.

App store redirects aren’t really annoying if they happen once every now and then (or at least once every time we want to install a new tweak or jailbreak app.). The problem is, the current state of Cydia forces users to deal with five – sometimes more – app store redirect popups. Read More...

Switch Twitter Handle & Real Name with Rochade

There are a lot of jailbreak tweaks designed to do one specific task. This next tweak we are about to discuss in this article is exactly like that. Meet Rochade, a jailbreak tweak so simple its beautiful.

Rochade’s main task is very simple: it switches the Twitter handles and real name. What’s interesting about Rochade is the fact that it works with the official Twitter client for iOS.Rochade-1024x879

If you are like me and you prefer to have real name display name than Twitter handles when viewing tweets, reading mentions and checking out the Activity tab, then this tweak is for you. Read More...

Get rid of the status bar with NoSwitchBar

Yet another great Cydia tweak that has just been released on the Cydia store is known by the name of NoSwitchBar and it plays a great role in improving the overall aspect of your device, by dealing with a very annoying issue.

With this factor in mind, the Cydia app allows users to go ahead and eschew the status bar that appears at the top of app card previews over in the App Switches tweak that we have discussed about before. While many may have noticed that the status bar is always displayed above, the issue has gotten quite annoying, as it is a visual burden that can make people from all around the world get a little bit angry. Read More...

InstallReset: A Special Tweak for Special Users

Let me give you a word of warning: this next jailbreak tweak is not for everyone. If you are like me and you are incredibly meticulous about organizing your home screen, however, InstallReset is a very handy Cydia tweak to have. What it does is very simple: it forces the apps on your home screen to revert to its alphabetical order whenever you install or uninstall a new app.

InstallReset makes installing new apps or removing unused ones very convenient. You no longer have to get used to the new locations of the home screen icons every time you make changes to your phone. Read More...

Stratos is now making multitasking better

One thing that Apple still hasn’t managed to do right refers to the creation of multitasking system good enough as an effort to ensure that people will not need to jailbreak their devices in order to get one. Today, a highly anticipated Cydia app was released as an effort to ensure that multitasking is now even easier. Meet Stratos.

As the Cydia tweak aims to simplify the way that anyone interacts with their iPhone, the app actually manages to do things quite well. Not only does its design make interacting with other apps an extremely easier experience, but the app also offers quite a large number of settings that can be tweaked as an effort to ensure that users get access to the best experience possible. Read More...

How to jailbreak iOS 8.2 on Mac OS X

Apple has recently closed the signing window for iOS 8.1.2. This means you can no longer download or upgrade to that version of iOS. If you want to go to 8.1.2 and jailbreak your device, it is no longer possible. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t jailbreak your device for testing purposes. The iOS 8.2 Beta is still signed by Apple and is perfectly jailbreakable using the PP Jailbreak Tool for Mac.ios-8-2-logo

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.2 Beta

To jailbreak your device, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Downgrade or upgrade your device to iOS 8.2.
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Auxo Legacy Edition, Coming Next Month!

I believe I’m not the only one who’s been waiting for the Auxo Legacy Edition. After a few teasers, including the one released just a few days ago, it is now confirmed that the Auxo Legacy Edition will soon be available. In fact, it is coming next month!

Auxo Legacy Edition is a much anticipated revival of the original Auxo. It is a jailbreak tweak designed to revamp the Notification Bar and Recent Apps interface completely. It adds cards and a wealth of other features to the mix. It also looks much better than the standard iOS Recent Apps interface. Read More...

Widgets Are Finally Coming to Reachability with WidgetCenter

Reachability has been one of the hottest features of the new iOS, offering users a chance to keep their phones usable with one hand even with the expanded screen sizes of the newer devices. Even developers are excited, with more and more Reachability-related jailbreak tweaks and add-ons being released to Cydia.

Reachability has not only done a great job in making the iPhone more usable, but the feature has also encouraged a larger number of people to switch to iOS. However, there are still many things that need to be done in order to improve the feature and the appearance of widgets and Cydia tweaks like this is definitely a great step in that direction. Read More...

Access Your Most Used Apps with Popular

There are a lot of tweaks that can help you organize app icons for quick access, but this next jailbreak app is special. Meet Popular, a jailbreak tweak that will help you access most used apps quickly no matter where you are on the system, known by the interesting name of Popular.

Popular replaces the Recent Contacts and Favourite Contacts shortcuts with an app launcher. It integrates directly into the App Switcher and works seamlessly regardless of the apps you like to use. It is also very easy to set up; very clever too.Popular-1024x576

What separates Popular from other similar tweaks is the way this tweak uses your usage information to sort apps. Read More...

Get an awesome Lock Screen on your iOS device with Atom

Opening an app from the lock screen is easy to do with phones made almost all companies except for Apple, which has decided to allow users to be able to open the Camera app only from the Lock Screen. However, this is about to change with the release of an interesting Cydia tweak known by the name of Atom.

Now, the famous iOS jailbreak app is getting a big update in order to make it work great with iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As a new developer has joined the team, the new version of the tweak will probably be available in the Cydia store this Friday. Read More...

QR Mode: QR Code Reader for Your iOS Camera App

QR code is one of the easiest ways to share links, actions and other content visually. Users can simply scan the code and perform the action. Retailers and service providers are using QR codes to share discounts, promotional information and even lead users to a landing page where they can make a purchase.

Although QR code is not that popular in certain countries such as Canada and United States, there are still plenty of codes you can scan to gain access to secret content and offers. Most of the time, you will have to use a standalone iOS 8 jailbreak app to scan QR codes. Read More...

Aoraki: More Than Just Simple Actions

There are a lot of activators for iOS that allow you to access quick actions from any screen. This next jailbreak tweak, known as Aoraki, is more than just an activator. You can perform a lot of advanced tasks with a tap on your iPhone or iPad screen. What are the features found in Aoraki? That is what we are going to find out in this article.

We will let you be the judge and let us know what you think about this promising Cydia tweak. Aoraki

A Long List of Features

Aoraki is somewhat less focused than other activators for iOS users. Read More...

Add the time to your photos with Photo TimeStamp

Sure, the Camera app over on iOS devices is great, however it lacks the wide array of features that people from all around the world are looking for, as an effort to get the optimum camera experience that just about anyone would enjoy. Well, in the case that you have ever wanted a timestamp on all pictures you take from your iOS device, without needing to go ahead and add one by yourself in an image editing app, then Photo Timestamp is probably the right choice for you.

However, before anything else, it is worth keeping in mind that these timestamps are not actually permanent and they only appear in the case that you are browsing the Photos app, which can be quite a useful feature to have. Read More...

Make calls anonymously with Call Enhancer

Chances are that you have made or received at least a couple of anonymous calls until now and you would like to know more about the process and how it can be made easier for people from all around the world. Making anonymous calls is actually not that difficult to do. Network providers have long incorporated the feature through short prefix codes and other ways of activation. In the US, for example, adding *67 at the beginning of a phone number will allow you to make the call without your own phone number appearing on the recipient’s screen. Read More...

Browse the web from the Notification Centre with NCBrowser 8

There are quite a lot of Cydia tweaks out there, some of which are quite useful while others aren’t. Today, we’ll take a look at a jailbreak tweak known by the name of NCBRowser 8 which basically serves the purpose of allowing iOS users to browse the web in the Notification Centre of the software.

Yes, you heard right! If you ever wanted to be able to browse the web while doing something else, directly via the iOS 8 Notification Centre, you’ll be happy to know that such a thing is possible with a tweak that also has quite a large number of customization features and works well for just about everyone. Read More...

Get a cool dock on your iOS device with Harbor

Are you a fan of the way the dock works over on all of the Apple computers that have been released until now? If you know what we are talking about, then chances are that you like the idea and you may have thought about whether it would be fun to have the same feature over on your iPad or other iOS device.

For those who are not really sure on what we are talking about, Apple is famous for having an interactive dock, where apps can be stored over on the Mac OS computers. With this in mind, apps are not stored oFn the desktop, but rather in a dock, thus making them accessible at just about any time. Read More...

Avoid sending failed autocorrect texts with StopSend

Have you ever hated yourself for sending a message over to somebody, only to have a word corrected by the iOS feature known by the name of autocorrect and changed into something that you did not want to type? Well, this can all change by using the Cydia app known by the name of StopSend.

On a daily basis, people from all around the world send millions of text messages from their iOS devices, which can be great, if only it wasn’t for autocorrect’s wish to change up some of the words in order to place it what it thinks that is actually correct. Read More...

Download Vine videos with Vine++

While Vines may not be as popular now as they were at the beginning of 2014, or even throughout the year, millions of people from all around the world still enjoy these short 7second clips without any trouble. Research has shown that the Vine app which also came up with the idea may actually have been the fastest app to reach a top selling status over on the Apple Store, which must have been great news for the company behind it. However, have you ever wanted to be capable of downloading a vine to show it to your friends when you do not have access to an Internet connection? Read More...

Get landscape mode on your iPhone with SBRotator

A very interesting feature that is available on all of the models of the iPad, but also over on the iPhone 6 Plus is the ability of the device to rotate its screen automatically into landscape mode on the home screen and even lock screen and this can now easily be fixed with the help of SBRotator.

While I am personally not a big fan of using landscape over on my iOS devices, it is worth stating that the feature is something that thousands of people from all around the world who do not have an iPad or the iPhone 6 Plus would like to see on their devices. Read More...

Customize your iOS Home Screen with Anchor

Are you sick and tired of the basic home screen layout that iOS users from all around the world are stuck with by default? While many turn to Android in order to help solve this problem, where users are free to customize the layout of their home screen, it turns out that there is also an interesting solution that Apple fans can adopt in order to help them personalize their iOS devices more, known by the name of Anchor.

Anchor is basically an interesting Cydia tweak that allows people to begin rearranging the aspect and layout of the Home Screen as soon as the app has been installed. Read More...