Snakebite 2: a shortcut to your recently used and favorite apps in iOS 9

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 6, 2016

Getting to your recently-used and favorite applications quickly is an invaluable ability that can make using your device easier.

Snakebite was a great jailbreak tweak that allowed you to do just that on jailbroken iOS devices, and now Snakebite 2 for iOS 9 is available in Cydia. Read More

 

iOS Hacker Luca Todesco shows off device jailbroken on iOS 9.3.4

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 5, 2016

Despite Apple’s release of iOS 9.3.4 on Thursday, which patched the jailbreak that’s currently available from Pangu for iOS 9.2-9.3.3, it would seem that Apple has failed to fill all of their security holes.

Well-known iOS hacker and developer Luca Todesco has already started sharing teaser images of iOS 9.3.4 jailbroken on Twitter. Read More

 

Canite vs TinyPlayer Pro: Two new mini player-like tweaks for iOS 9

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 5, 2016

With the new Pangu jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3 finally having been out long enough that Saurik enabled tweak purchases in Cydia, new jailbreak tweaks are starting to come out of the wood works.

Two new jailbreak tweaks that try to accomplish similar goals are Canite and TinyPlayer Pro, each of which are new mini players for iOS that hover over any interface that you might be in. Read More

 

AllInboxesFilter lets you exclude email accounts from ‘All Inboxes’ in the Mail app

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 5, 2016

Your iOS device’s Mail app includes a unified mailbox feature that lets you see the content of all of your email account inboxes in a single mailbox. It’s accessed by tapping on the All Inboxes cell from the Mail app on your device.

In some cases, you may want to see all of the emails from two or more of your email accounts, but not all of them, and this is where a new jailbreak tweak called AllInboxesFilter is going to come in handy for heavy email users with jailbroken devices. Read More

 

Depthicons by Ryan Petrich & Surenix brings parallax effects to your app icons

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

Every once in a while, a jailbreak tweak hits Cydia that offers a fun new aesthetic to your iOS device(s). Some end up becoming hits, while others slowly disappear into the archive of Cydia’s ever-expanding jailbreak tweak library.

Depthicons on the other hand, a new jailbreak tweak release created jointly between developer Ryan Petrich and designer Surenix, may just end up being the next hit, and we’ll show you why in this review. Read More

 

Last chance to jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 with Pangu as Apple releases iOS 9.3.4 to kill it

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

Apple has released iOS 9.3.4 on Thursday with “important improvements to the security” of iOS.

On the other hand, we understand iOS 9.3.4 actually just kills the semi-untethered jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3. As a result, it’s highly recommended that you get your devices to iOS 9.3.3 and jailbroken if you value having a jailbreak at all. Read More

 

How to install Pangu 1.1 on your jailbroken iOS 9.3.3 device

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

If you’re currently jailbroken on iOS 9.3.3, then we suggest you install the latest version of the English Pangu jailbreak app on your device, because Pangu says it can now embed the 1-year Beijing enterprise certificate that will keep your jailbreak valid until April 2017.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install the new Pangu app and embed the 1-year Beijing enterprise certificate on your device. We promise, it’s not that difficult! Read More

 

Pangu launches v1.1 of jailbreak app with bug fixes & 1 year embedded certificate option

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

Pangu has released version 1.1 of its jailbreak app for the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak on Thursday that includes some bug fixes to improve the stability of the app, as well as a new embedded certificate feature that lets you embed the 1-year enterprise certificate. Read More

 

Ryan Petrich’s new Emojiant tweak enables iOS 10-like giant Emojis in iOS 9

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

One of the newer features that you can expect in iOS 10 this Fall is the ability to send larger Emojis to the people you’re talking to.

If you’re jailbroken on iOS 9, and you don’t feel like waiting for iOS 10, you can get a similar feature on your device right now, compliments of a new jailbreak tweak from Ryan Petrich called Emojiant. Read More

 

Anilaunch brings interactive animations to your Home screen app icons

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 4, 2016

The Home screen is one one with few animations or any real liveliness. This has been one of the greatest complaints of iOS since its inception. Nevertheless, the jailbreak community has always, and continues to this day, to attempt to improve the liveliness of the Home screen in iOS.

With a new jailbreak tweak called Anilaunch, you can have your Home screen‘s application icons animate in various ways from doing various things. In this review, we’ll touch on what the tweak is capable of. Read More

 

CameraTweak 4 launches in Cydia, turns iPhone into a professional camera

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 3, 2016

By far one of the most comprehensive jailbreak tweaks for the iOS Camera app known as CameraTweak 4 has been updated with full support for iOS 9 this week.

The tweak brings a wide range of features to the stock Camera app that empower you to turn yourself into a professional mobile photographer. We’ll talk a little about it in this review. Read More

 

Saurik unlocks tweak purchases in Cydia for iOS 9.3.3, adds self-service refunds

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 2, 2016

Saurik has made some changes to the Cydia Store on Tuesday that will be music to the ears of jailbreakers who want to download paid jailbreak tweaks on the newly-jailbroken iOS 9.3.3 firmware.

Among those is a new fail-safe to make sure you don’t pay for tweaks that don’t work. Read More

 

How to spoof your location in Pokémon GO [jailbreak]

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 2, 2016

In most typical scenarios, Pokémon GO is a GPS-based game that uses your current location to help you navigate around to find new wild Pokémon to catch.

On the other hand, some people just don’t live in Pokémon-rich areas. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to spoof your location in Pokémon GO by taking advantage of your jailbroken iPhone or iPad. Read More

 

Pangu: untethered jailbreak is not coming for iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 1, 2016

The Pangu jailbreak team is the one responsible for having released the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak, and there has been a lot of confusion about the jailbreak that has led the team to ultimately make an official Reddit account to help keep the community in the loop.

The team recently cleared up the question on whether or not 32-bit devices would ever be supported by the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak, and now they appear to have confirmed that an untethered jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3 isn’t going to happen. Read More

 

Pangu confirms no jailbreak coming for 32-bit devices on iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 31, 2016

Pangu launched the first iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak this past week, and it took everyone by surprise. The jailbreak currently supports all 64-bit iOS 9.3.3 devices, and while that’s great, people with 32-bit devices are left in the dark.

Pangu has confirmed this weekend with its new official Reddit account that 32-bit support for the iOS 9.3.3 probably isn’t going to see the light of day. Read More

 

Resero 9 will shrink down the size of notification banners in iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 31, 2016

One of the things that have been long disliked about banner notifications ever since the launch of iOS 7 and continuing to current iOS releases are just how much space they eat up.

A new free jailbreak tweak called Resero 9 is now available in Cydia that shrinks down the size of your notifications banners so they’re less obtrusive, and we’ll show you how it works in this review. Read More

 

This tweak brings haptic feedback to your iPhone

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 31, 2016

If you love haptic feedback and you’re now happily jailbroken on iOS 9.3.3, then you ought to check out a new free jailbreak tweak in Cydia called HapticFeedback.

With this tweak, you can receive small haptic vibrations from performing miscellaneous actions on your iPhone. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: Tap to Translate, Initialized, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 31, 2016

It has been an incredibly busy week for the jailbreak community and for iDB this week following the official release of an iOS 9.2-9.3.3 jailbreak from Pangu, and as a result, things are starting to pick up again.

In this piece, we’ll talk about all the jailbreak tweaks that were released this week. We’ll start with our favorites, and then move on to the rest later in the piece. Read More

 

iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak FAQ: Everything in a nutshell

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 30, 2016

The iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak has only been out for about a week, but it seems there is still a lot of confusion about it. As we tried to clear things up for the Chinese version of the jailbreak, Pangu released an English version for all platforms, which really shook things up and added more confusion.

In this all-in-one FAQ post, we’ll try to discuss the jailbreak from all angles, clearing up all any any remaining confusion that there might be. Read More

 

Now that the English jailbreak tool for iOS 9.3.3 is out, will you jailbreak?

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 30, 2016

The jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 has been out since last weekend, but it wasn’t until Friday that Pangu got to launching an English version of the once Chinese-only jailbreak tool.

As we know many of you were holding out for an English jailbreak and for a few updates to the tool for stability, we’re curious about whether or not you’ll be making the jump now that the English tool is out. Read More