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Like every Sunday, we get to take a look at some of the most popular posts that were published on iDB during the week that just ended. Whether it is a news item, a new jailbreak tweak, a tutorial, or an app review, we sum it all up in one convenient place for you. 

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$10 road trip flicks, $5 comedies and other movie deals in iTunes right now

WALTR 2 lets you transfer files to your Apple device without iTunes

Daily Deals: $100 off Amazon Echo Show, $50 off Bose wireless headphones, and more

Current Apple Music subscribers can benefit from Verizon’s new 6-month free promotion

Accessories

New AirPods charging case should work with any Qi-certified charging mat

Sony’s bestselling aftermarket CarPlay receiver just got better

Apple & related news

At least one 2018 iPhone could support Apple Pencil, two could offer 512GB storage

Kuo: Apple Car back on track, coming within 5-7 years

Apple releases seventh betas for iOS 12, macOS Mojave, tvOS 12 and watchOS 5

Group FaceTime calling removed from latest iOS 12 & Mojave betas, will return “later this fall”

After performance concerns, Apple pulls OTA iOS 12 beta 7 update

Apple releases iOS 12 beta 8 to developers, download it now

Twitter says its ending legacy APIs, not ‘killing’ third-party clients

iOS 12 beta 7/8 video: new Messages splash screen, tweaked Measure app icon

Teen broke into Apple’s servers, downloaded secure files & accessed user accounts

Apple claims no customer data was exposed or compromised in Aussie hacking incident

Another report says MacBook, iPad Pro lineup getting a 2018 refresh

Jailbreaking

Saurik updates Cydia Impactor with bug fixes and improvements

Customize your iPhone’s notification badges with BetterBadges

SafariUnleashed PRO lets you utilize useful internal settings for Safari

IntelligentPass intelligently disables your passcode in low-risk environments

Avertas reincarnates Auxo’s popular multitasking gestures on iOS 11

EinsteinVibes brings haptic feedback to iOS’ Calculator app

Apps

The best free focus timers for Mac to work, break, and concentrate

After Twitter API changes, Tweetbot to lose streaming and other features

Tips

How to access Restrictions and Parental Controls on your iPhone and iPad in iOS 12

How to use Apple’s Voice Memos app on Mac

How to prevent Mac apps from using your FaceTime camera & mic without permission

How to hide recent apps in the Dock on macOS Mojave

How to customize keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word for Mac

How to configure your Spark email app Smart Inbox

Wallpapers

Color, geometry, and abstract wallpaper pack for iPhone and desktop

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