BiggieSmallcc makes the album artwork more more prominent in Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 15, 2017

One of the great things about Control Center is how it offers access to Music controls anywhere you might need them. Part of the music control interface shows an album artwork illustration for whatever media is playing. Of course, some jailbreak developers would argue that it needs improvement.

A new free jailbreak tweak called BiggieSmallcc by candoizo aims to make the album artwork more proportionately appropriate by enlarging it to better fit the size of the interface, especially on larger-screened devices. Read More

 

This tweak removes the dots from the iOS UI

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 13, 2017

All across iOS, from the Home screen, to the Lock screen, to Control Center and so on, dots of all kinds appear whether to indicate a page in a page-driven UI, or to let you know something’s new on your device.

While some people don’t mind them, there are a number of people that hate seeing dots across their operating system, and a new free jailbreak tweak called NoDots10 by harrywantstodev lets you erase the various dots from all over iOS. Read More

 

Acapella III lets you control your music with gestures instead of buttons

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

Music lovers can make great use of Acapella III, the third iteration of the popular jailbreak tweak series by Pat Sluth that gives power users a way to do more from the Now Playing interfaces in iOS by way of gestures.

You can use these gestures throughout iOS, whether you’re in Control Center, on the Lock screen, or viewing the Now Playing interface or the mini player in the Music app, and as a result of the new gesture-driven music controls, most of the button-based controls are removed from the iOS interfaces. Read More

 

Harp brings haptic feedback to your music controls

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 8, 2017

The haptic feedback trend continues with the release of a new free jailbreak tweak called Harp by iOS developer candoizo.

This tweak generates a soft ‘buzz’ in your hand whenever you interact with your iPhone’s music controls from your Now Playing interfaces in Control Center or on the Lock screen. Read More

 

Customize Control Center with CCPlus

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 7, 2017

Control Center made iOS devices more usable after debuting post-iOS 7, as it allows you tinker with settings and shortcuts without ever having to open an app to do so. On the other hand, Apple still doesn’t give the user even the most basic of customization options, which leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, the jailbreak community picks up the slack in this department.

With a new free jailbreak tweak called CCPlus by iOS developer Skitty, you can configure the look and feel of Control Center so it reflects what you want, rather than what Apple expects it to be. Read More

 

Customize and add new functions to Control Center with Onizuka

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 1, 2017

Although Control Center is useful on any stock iPhone or iPad right out of the box, Apple doesn’t give you a whole lot of options for customizing it with the toggles and aesthetics you want to have. Fortunately, that’s where having a jailbreak can come in handy.

With a new jailbreak tweak called Onizuka by maximehip, you can customize your Control Center layout through the help of various options that can give it a different aesthetic or change its functional usefulness. Read More

 

App Center displays your recently used apps in Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

If you’ve ever wanted to make access to your favorite apps even easier, and improve the efficiency of multitasking between apps, then you’re going to love a new jailbreak tweak called App Center by Evan Swick and Conath.

This tweak integrates up to nine of your recently used apps into different pages in Control Center, allowing you to quickly swipe between them and interact with them within windowed views. Read More

 

EnableCCMute enables the hidden mute toggle in Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

It seems like Apple is hiding some pretty useful functionality from us in the iOS 10 Control Center that might remain hidden until a future release of iOS, such as a toggle for recording your screen and a toggle for Low Power Mode, but from the looks of things, it doesn’t end there.

If you have an iPad, then you’re probably familiar with the Mute toggle that appears in Control Center, which it’s not present on other iOS devices despite still existing in the system. A new free jailbreak tweak called EnableCCMute by iKilledAppl3 enables this hidden toggle on all jailbroken iOS 10 devices. Read More

 

Onion is a new tweak that simplifies the Control Center interface

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 23, 2017

Minimalists who love using their jailbreaks to shed off unnecessary layers of their iPhone and/or iPad’s UI to leave a lighter footprint may find themselves liking a new free jailbreak tweak release called onion by candoizo.

This tweak is designed to give Control Center both a simpler and sleeker look by removing one of the background layers from the interface. Read More

 

CCWallCustomizer lets you change your Control Center background

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 20, 2017

With a new free jailbreak tweak called CCWallCustomizer by iKilledAppl3, you can change the background of your Control Center interface on iOS 10.

The tweak can use any image you choose from your Photo Library as the source for your background. You can easily save any image you want from the web or snap your own pictures with the Camera to be used. Read More

 
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