SafariRefresh ports the Pull to Refresh feature to Safari

One of the useful features of the Mail app is that it allows you to pull down the mails list to refresh it and load new mails. Such a feature is inherent in other third-party apps as well including Whatsapp. SafariRefresh is one of those Cydia tweaks that ports the pull to refresh feature to the stock Safari app.

Normally, you can refresh a page in Safari by tapping on the round arrow in the URL bar. Although it’s not a hard task, it might be difficult to reach it when using a larger device such as the new iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus. Read More...

Take and make calls while in an app with CallBar

A very important feature that iOS 8 currently lacks refers to the ability of users to make and take calls even if they are currently in another application on their device. Regardless of the fact that many complaints have been made towards Apple in the hope that such a feature will be implemented, it seems like Apple didn’t pick it up yet. However, CallBar is one of the best Cydia apps that offers users this exact feature.

CallBar was actually released during the time that most iPhones were running on iOS 7, which made it a great app for its time. Read More...

Ever wanted the Apple Watch UI on your iPhone? Try Aeternum

Chances are that you’ve already heard about the Apple Watch and the great features that it offers. Well, one thing that always manages to stand out is the fact that Apple didn’t create a version of iOS for the watch, but instead created a new software together with an exciting user interface that many people fell in love with. Well, now, thanks to the help of a great Cydia tweak known by the name of Aeternum, iPhone users from all around the world can simply get that user interface on their devices.

Leaving aside the fact that the Cydia app is extremely responsive and works great with many iPhone models, it also comes with many features. Read More...

Reach all corners of your iPhone 6 with MyReachability

Chances are that you’ve already heard about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and maybe even tried using the devices. If this is the case, then you may think that it is hard to reach certain regions of the screen if you’re using any of these phones with one hand, especially if you have small hands. This is why the folks behind MyReachability developed a great Cydia app that has a lot of potential and one great feature!

The Cydia app basically plays an important role when it comes down to accessing various areas of an app when you’re using your device with one hand. Read More...

Be sure before sending a message with DoubleCheck

I personally can’t help but recall a moment when I intended to send a message to a friend about a surprise party we had planned for my brother, but well… I sent the message to my brother. Well, I’m definitely not the only one as every day; millions of text messages are sent to the wrong person by mistake. This is why DoubleCheck was created, which is a neat Cydia tweak that aims to stop this issue once and for all.DoubleCheck

The Cydia app manages to do this through a very interesting technique that not many have through about before. Read More...

ForceReach adds new features to Reachability on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

One of the major features of iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus is that it comes with a new feature called Reachability that makes it easier for you to reach the top half of your screen by lowering it to the bottom half when you activate it. ForceReach is a jailbreak tweak by PoomSmart that adds additional new features to Reachability.

With the tweak installed, you’ll have the ability to enable Reachability any time you want regardless of the orientation of your device, whether it be in landscape mode or portrait.

Other than this, the tweak also allows you to keep Reachability permanently open after you’ve activated it unless you disable it manually. Read More...

Take better screenshots with CroppingScreen

Has it occurred to you that you wanted to send someone a message with something interesting on your screen, but you had to take a full screenshot and the crop it out? Well, this has happened to many people from all around the world, which is also the reason why CroppingScreen was created.

It pretty much represents a must-have Cydia app for iOS users, as it allows them to easily take screenshots of certain portions of a screen with the help of a smart and easy to use interface. This Cydia app doesn’t only save you a lot of time, but it is also easy to use. Read More...

Change the playback speed in the Music app with SpeedChanger

Normally, when you press the forward or the backward button in the Music app, the song starts to go forward and backward at a slow rate and the playback speed starts to increase gradually over time. SpeedChanger is a brand new jailbreak tweak that allows you to configure the playback speed.

The tweak adds a new button next to the playback button in the Music app that allows you to adjust the playback speed. The speeds that you can choose include 0.5x, 1.0x, 1.25x, 1.5x, and 2.0 so that you can move a song forward or backward at a faster or a slower rate rather than having it speed up gradually as you hold the playback button. Read More...

iFile has an exciting update for iOS 8 and iPhone 6 users

Hundreds have tried to create a great Cydia app that can be used to look through a device and make modifications, but many have failed. However, one of the best ‘finder-like’ apps which also works on the iOS 8 jailbreak is known by the name of iFile.

iFile, the reputable management app for iPhones, has received several recent updates in order to make it work better for users. The Finder-like tool has also been updated for iOS 8 and additional iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support is now available. iFile is a great Cydia app which is useful since it enables you to manage your files and to easily look throughout parts of your device that Apple doesn’t normally give users access to. Read More...

Disable Airplane mode alerts on iPhone with Air Traffic Control

When you enable Airplane mode on your iPhone, you will repeatedly receive alerts that Airplane mode is enabled and that your device doesn’t have access to Wi-Fi or cellular data. It can really get annoying especially when it constantly pops up on your device.

To get rid of such annoying alerts, a new jailbreak tweak has landed on Cydia called Air Traffic Control. The tweak gets rid of those pesky Airplane mode alerts that pop up constantly on your screen when you’re not connected to the internet. This allows you to continue viewing cached contents in offline mode in apps that require internet access. Read More...

Optimize apps on your iPhone with ForceGoodFit

The coveted iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus became available more than a month ago, and the modern iOS 8 has been around for even longer. However, updating apps on these phones can take a while for the developers to complete, and this has been the case with all of the iPhones and iOS systems as they were released. If you’ve been looking for a reason to jailbreak your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, don’t look any further, since getting a Cydia app that will optimize the way apps look is definitely good enough.

Thinking about that, most people agree that it would be great to be able to force an app to run as though it had been updated, even though it actually hasn’t been yet. Read More...

Use Hey Siri without connecting to a power outlet with UntetheredHeySiri

One of the main features of iOS 8 is that it allows you to say “Hey Siri” to your device while it’s connecting to a power outlet and in return have Siri launched automatically. This means that you no longer need to hold the Home button to launch Siri.

However, the only way to take advantage of this feature is to have your device connected to a power source and then it would listen to your words. UntetheredHeySiri is a brand new jailbreak tweak that gets rid of this restriction. The tweak gives you the freedom to launch Siri automatically whenever you want by saying “Hey Siri” to your device. Read More...

Delete Cydia apps directly from your Settings app with PrefDelete

One thing that I truly dislike about Jailbreaking is the fact that all of the Cydia apps and tweaks that have been installed can only be deleted from Cydia- not from the home screen or anywhere else which makes it an annoying experience that also happens to be time consuming from all the points of view.

However, thanks to a new Cydia app which is also known by the name of PrefDelete, people from all around the world will actually be able to delete Cydia apps faster directly from the stock Settings app which represents a great feature. Read More...

NoTracking protects your privacy when using Facebook or Facebook Messenger

If you use Facebook or its standalone Messenger app frequently and if you’re worried that the company is tracking you to gather information for statistical purpose, you should definitely check out a new jailbreak tweak known as NoTracking.

As the name implies, NoTracking tries to protect your privacy when using Facebook or Facebook Messenger  by preventing the apps from collecting information about you for statistical purpose.

Along with the advantage of enhancing privacy when using the service, the tweak also promises that it will improve the performace of your device when using the apps as well as improve the performance of your battery and enhance its life. Read More...

ConvoPics adds contact pictures to the conversation list in the Messages app

One of the new features in the stock Messages app on the iPhone 6 Plus is that it now displays the picture of each of the contacts in the conversation list. The image of each contact appears right next to their conversation allowing you to easily differentiate between different contacts. ConvoPics is a brand new jailbreak tweak that ports this feature to all other iOS 8 devices.

Developed by Skylerk99, ConvoPics brings the same feature to all devices that are running the new iOS 8 operating system. Just like the iPhone 6 Plus, these devices will also displays pictures next to the each of the conversation in the stock Messages app if the contact has a picture. Read More...

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.x on Mac

Earlier, we showed you how you can jailbreak your iOS 8 device on a Windows computer. Since Pangu is compatible with Windows only, it means that you can’t jailbreak your device using a Mac. But, don’t worry as we have found a solution to jailbreak your iOS 8 device on Mac.

Keep in mind that the jailbreak currently provides SSH access only and you are required to install Cydia manually. Even if you do so, you’ll still find a lot of tweaks that are not yet compatible with iOS 8 so be prepared for disappointment.

iOS 8 jailbreak

Requirements:

  • Make sure you’re running on iOS 8 or 8.1
  • Take a backup of your device with iTunes
  • Restore your device to iOS 8.1 using iTunes since the over the air update will create issues
  • Disable the Passcode on your device

How to Jailbreak iOS 8 – 8.1 on Mac

Step 1: Download Parallels Desktop 10. Read More...

Make your Lockscreen Passcode more stylish with SleekCode

The passcode interface on the Lockscreen features a blur background that matches iOS 7’s style. If you’re much into customization, you might probably be interested in a new jailbreak tweak known as SleekCode which allows you to customize the passcode interface on the Lockscreen.

With SleekCode, you can enable or disable the blur background as well as the alpha style of the passcode. Doing so makes the passcode’s background transparent, clearly displaying your wallpaper.

Other than this, you can also hide the rings around the passcode keys as well as remove the Emergency and the Unlock Chevron buttons. Read More...

How to Jailbreak iOS 8 – 8.1 on Windows

 

The Pangu team recently released the jailbreak for iOS 8 and 8.1 devices, which was quite unexpected to be released so soon. Although it doesn’t install Cydia, you can install it manually on your device by following the guide here.

However, if you haven’t jailbroken your iOS 8 device yet, you can do so by following our step-by-step guide below. Keep in mind that the jailbreak currently provides SSH access only and you are required to install Cydia manually. Even if you do so, you’ll still find a lot of tweaks that are not yet compatible with iOS 8 so be prepared for disappointment. Read More...

How to Fix Cydia not showing after iOS 8 Jailbreak

If you didn’t know by now the iOS 8 jailbreak is out and is amazing. If you haven’t already follow this guide here to jailbreak your iOS 8.x device.

Quick Question: Should I jailbreak iOS 8 now?

I’ve just jailbroken my iPhone 6 Plus on iOS 8.1 and installed a few essential cydia tweaks such as f.lux, StatusHUD 2 and NoSlowAnimations – and let me tell you, this makes an incredible difference already. I can honestly say my jailbroken iPhone 6 Plus 64GB is the best iPhone I’ve ever owned!

If you’ve followed the above guide from iDB to install Cydia on iOS 8 but still can not get Cydia to show on your home screen after following all the steps, here is a quick easy solution:

How to Fix Cydia not showing after iOS 8 Jailbreak

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MoreDictation provides additional language support for Siri Dication

iOS 7 comes with a feature called Siri Dictation which allows users to speak into the device and have their spoken words typed automatically for them. This can be activated by tapping on the microphone button that appears on the keyboard whenever you’re typing. Although it’s a great feature, Siri Dication in iOS 8 comes with additional 24 new languages that are not in iOS 7 along with the default English language.

If you ever wished your iOS 7 Siri Dication supported more languages, just like it’s counterpart, iOS 8, you might probably be interested in a jailbreak tweak known as MoreDication. Read More...