Luca Todesco tweets photo of iPhone 7 jailbroken on iOS 10.1.1

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 6, 2016

At the end of last week, a demo video surfaced on Reddit revealing what appeared to be an iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1 that was jailbroken.

There was a lot of skepticism surrounding its legitimacy, but now the established iOS hacker Luca Todesco is sharing photographic evidence of his own iPhone 7 jailbroken on iOS 10.1.1 via Twitter. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: PickPocket, NtSpeed, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 6, 2016

In what has been one of the slowest weeks for the jailbreak all year, this week has seen very little activity in terms of jailbreak tweak releases.

In this roundup, we’ll talk about what little we did see. We’ll begin by showing you our favorite releases this week and then we’ll talk about the rest. Read More

 

Round the corners of the multitasking cards in the App Switcher with RoundedSwitchr

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 5, 2016

RoundedSwitchr is a new free jailbreak tweak that lets you add rounded corners to the multitasking cards in your iPhone or iPad’s App Switcher.

The tweak adds a preferences pane to the Settings app where you can control the corner roundness radius. The default is 10.0, but our screenshot above is pretty close to the 30.0 mark. You can set this radius amount as low as 0.0 or as high as 100.0. Read More

 

iOS 10.1 jailbreak on iPhone 7 demoed in video

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 4, 2016

There’s really been a lack of news about an iOS 10 jailbreak recently, but despite any updates, we’ve been able to count on iOS hacker Luca Todesco to show off his personal jailbreaks running on iOS 10.

Now, another iOS hacker that goes by the handle @ijapija00 is demoing his jailbreak, only this time, the spotlight is on an iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10.1. He claims it works on iOS 10.1.1 as well. Read More

 

PickPocket helps protect your valuable iPhone from thieves

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 4, 2016

I hate good for nothing thieves just like the next guy, but who says you have to be completely powerless against them when your precious iPhone goes missing?

A new jailbreak tweak called PickPocket aims to help keep thieves away from your iPhone and give you additional piece of mind that you’ll be able to recover it if or when it gets stolen. Read More

 

Get rid of the clunky stock volume HUD in iOS with SmartVolumeControl

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 4, 2016

The stock volume HUD has always been a pain point of iPhone and iPad users for years. As a result, it’s not surprising that so many jailbreak tweak releases have come along in Cydia to bring a better solution for what seems like a major oversight by Apple.

A new jailbreak tweak called SmartVolumeControl is just another one of those releases, and it aims to be a solution that can be customized to your heart’s content and also stays out of the way when you don’t want it to be. Read More

 

NtSpeed displays the active network traffic speed in the iOS navigation bar

By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 2, 2016

If your internet usage is of interest to you and you rock a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, then you might enjoy a new free jailbreak tweak called NtSpeed, which keeps you updated in real time of your active network traffic speed. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: Crypto, LockBrowser, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 30, 2016

Drowned out by the excitement behind the release of iOS 10.1 to the public and Apple’s ‘Hello Again’ special event this week, the jailbreak community has been pretty quiet this week.

Nevertheless, we’ve still seen a number of new jailbreak tweak releases in Cydia and we’ll go over all of them in this roundup. Read More

 

Crypto lets you encrypt any text on the fly

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 28, 2016

Security is a big thing for many people, and a big part of keeping your information secure is encryption.

A new jailbreak tweak called Crypto lets you quickly and easily encrypt any text on the fly, making it impossible for anyone without a password to read your text. Read More

 

ArtworkUpNext queues songs in the Music app when you tap on its album artwork

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 26, 2016

Those who use Apple’s Music app to indulge in listening to their favorite tunes are probably familiar with the app’s Up Next feature, which lets you queue songs to play after the current song finishes playing.

A new free jailbreak tweak called ArtworkUpNext aims to build off of this feature by making it easier for you to queue a song to play Up Next from the Music app. Read More

 

PlayDismiss hides the controls in the iOS video player the moment you tap Play

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 25, 2016

Do you watch a lot of videos on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad? If so, then you should check out a new free jailbreak tweak called PlayDismiss. The tweak aims to improve the experience of playing videos on the platform by reducing clutter as quickly as possible when you play a video. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: OneHanded, ShutterSoundSwitch, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 23, 2016

As the weekend comes to an end, we have another roundup for you all that showcases all the jailbreak tweaks released in Cydia this week.

We will start by showing you all our favorites first, and then we’ll get into the rest of them. Read More

 

ShutterSoundSwitch extends the functionality of screenshots & more in iOS

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 22, 2016

If you take a lot of photos or screenshots on your iPhone, then you might be able to use the extensional features of a new free jailbreak tweak called ShutterSoundSwitch. Read More

 

How to enable Apple’s hidden one-handed keyboard [Jailbreak]

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 21, 2016

OneHanded is a new free jailbreak tweak that enables the recently dicovered one-handed keyboard, which includes the extra text editing buttons in the keyboard itself.

It’s designed to work on iPhones with larger displays, and if you have trouble typing on these kinds of devices without using two hands, then this tweak might be worth trying out. Read More

 

CarDate replaces the Carrier name in your Status Bar with the date

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 20, 2016

If you have an iPhone or a cellular-enabled iPad, then your Status Bar shows the name of your carrier so long as you have service. But is that really necessary? I mean, we all know what carrier we’re with.

A new a free jailbreak tweak called CarDate lets you flexibly utilize this space in the Status Bar with the current date instead. Read More

 

Deck out your iPhone’s respring screen with Springy

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 19, 2016

Everyone who’s used a jailbroken iPhone before knows what the respring screen looks like. It displays a black screen with a white Apple logo if you have a black device, or a white screen with a black logo if you have a white device. On the other hand, if you’re jailbroken, then why have the same old screen everyone else has? You can customize it!

A new free jailbreak tweak called Springy is going to give you more options to go down this road if you like customization. Read More

 

Hortus brings springy animations based on Hooke’s Law to your iOS 9 device

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 18, 2016

Way back in 2013 when chpwn was still a prominent developer and hacker for the jailbreak community, he released a popular free jailbreak tweak called %hook’s law, which added springy animations to your iPhone.

Now a new jailbreak tweak called Hortus is porting these fun and quirky animations over to iOS 9 so you can enjoy them on your modern day jailbroken device(s). Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: No2Theft, Playtopia, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 16, 2016

It’s been a pretty busy week in Cydia for the most part, but those who have jailbreaks on iOS 9 have still had the opportunity to try some new jailbreak tweak releases.

In this roundup, we’ll talk about everything that was released in Cydia this week, starting with our favorites and then moving on to the rest. Read More

 

Reshape the Phone app’s dial pad buttons with PhoneDialReformer

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 16, 2016

You can now change the look and feel of your iPhone‘s dial pad buttons inside the Phone app with a new free jailbreak tweak dubbed PhoneDialReformer.

You can use this tweak to mess around with the roundness and corner radius of the dial pad buttons until they match your own personal tastes. Read More

 

TextCounter displays how many texts you’ve sent and received in the Messages app

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 16, 2016

TextCounter is a new jailbreak tweak that can help put into perspective just how much you’re texting people.

It keeps track of how many sent and received messages you have in your Messages app and then shows them to you in various interfaces in the app. Read More