BookmarksIcons displays the actual website icons for your Safari bookmarks

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 13, 2016

One of the things I find very bland about the Safari web browser for the iOS platform is how all of the bookmarks show the same icon. Not only does this look repetitive and fatiguing for the eyes, but it isn’t as friendly to interact with.

Most modern desktop web browsers show the actual website icon when you bookmark a web page, and the mobile Safari web browser should be no different. If you’re jailbroken, you can install a new jailbreak tweak called BookmarksIcons to accomplish this. Read More

 

This tweak lets you unlock your iPhone with Touch ID even without a passcode

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 13, 2016

All of Apple’s iPhones since the iPhone 5s, and even the latest iPad models, come with Touch ID fingerprint scanners that let you have access to your device almost immediately without the need to waste time entering a password or passcode at the Lock screen.

However, if you never use a passcode anyways, but you still enjoy the functionality of Touch ID, you can use a new jailbreak tweak called AlwaysTouch. Read More

 

How to un-jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 with Cydia Eraser

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 12, 2016

Saurik has officially updated Cydia Eraser this week with support for iOS 9.3.3, which means anyone who jailbroke with the Pangu jailbreak tool now has a way to un-jailbreak their devices without using iTunes to restore and update their device.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how and why to use Cydia Eraser to un-jailbreak your iOS 9.3.3 device. Read More

 

Wave2Wake lets you lock & unlock your iPhone with its proximity sensor

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 12, 2016

Every iPhone has a proximity sensor at the top that helps turn off the display whenever you have your phone close to your face during a phone call, and utilizing that sensor for other purposes is nothing new to the jailbreak community.

With Wave2Wake, which is a new jailbreak tweak that utilizes the proximity sensor, you can use it to lock and unlock your device. Read More

 

Cydia Eraser updated to support iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 11, 2016

Saurik has launched an update for the Cydia Eraser tool on Thursday so that it can now be used to un-jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 if you used the Pangu jailbreak tool.

The timing couldn’t be better, as Apple recently released iOS 9.3.4 and is expected to close the iOS 9.3.3 signing window in the near future. Read More

 

MessageMarkdown enables text markdown features in the Messages app

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 11, 2016

Those of you that are looking for a little more depth in your text messages may be interested in checking out a new free jailbreak tweak called MessageMarkdown.

With this tweak, you can enable basic text markdown features in your Messages app, and we’ll talk about how it works in this review. Read More

 

VolBright lets you use your volume buttons to adjust display brightness

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 11, 2016

VolBright is a cool new jailbreak tweak that lets you convert the functionality of your volume up and volume down buttons between volume and screen brightness controls on demand.

In this review, we’ll talk about how the tweak works and why it’s a clever implementation. Read More

 

Set up a custom Home screen layout with Genous

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 11, 2016

For some people, adding a personal touch to everything they can on their jailbroken iOS device is what makes their device their own.

With a new jailbreak tweak dubbed Genous, you will be able to control how many rows and columns of apps you have on each of your individual Home screen pages. Read More

 

This tweak removes the Night Shift toggle button from Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 11, 2016

Coming to the table for those of you who are freshly-jailbroken on iOS 9.3.3 is a new jailbreak tweak called NukeCCNiteShift, which removes the Night Shift toggle button from Control Center. Read More

 

Cleo brings a rich alternative styling to Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 10, 2016

One of my absolute favorite parts about jailbreaking is how creative developers are able to manipulate iOS’ UI and animations to look so much nicer than they do out of the box, all while still containing all of the necessary functionality you need and demand.

A new jailbreak tweak release called Cleo does this by giving Control Center a sexy new look and feel. Read More

 

LockShot tweaks your Lock screen so you can almost see what’s behind it

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 10, 2016

LockShot is a new jailbreak tweak in Cydia that brings a new blurred aesthetic to the Lock screen so you can see what’s behind it.

In this review, we’ll show you how it works and provide some examples of its tantalizing appearance. Read More

 

The best jailbreak tweaks for iOS 9.3.3

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 9, 2016

Ever since the jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 was released by Pangu, there has been a lot of confusion about the jailbreak. Slowly, but surely, the answers to everyone’s questions are coming out into the light, and we’ve made a jailbreak FAQ posting to answer most of them.

On the other hand, one of the biggest benefits to jailbreaking is being able to install jailbreak tweaks to modify your device to your liking. In this piece, we’ll talk about some of the best jailbreak tweaks you can install on iOS 9.3.3 right now. Read More

 

3DAppLock lets you protect your apps with Touch ID

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 9, 2016

Where security is a concern, 3DAppLock is a new jailbreak tweak that helps add some peace of mind.

The tweak lets users lock certain applications on their Home screens with either Touch ID or a password by simply using a 3D Touch gesture on the app icon itself. Read More

 

Talus: a widget for jailbroken devices that performs an array of different tasks

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 9, 2016

If you’re rocking a jailbroken iOS device and have been in the market for a widget that can do a ton of things from a single interface, then Talus is a new jailbreak tweak release that could be worth taking a look at.

We’ll show you what Talus is all about in this piece so you can decide whether or not to add it to your tweak arsenal. Read More

 

Pro tip: clean up leftover preference files after uninstalling jailbreak tweaks

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 8, 2016

Whenever you uninstall jailbreak tweaks from your device, there’s a good chance that there are still some leftover preference files somewhere in your device’s filesystem.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to do some spring cleaning and remove the unnecessary leftover preference files. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: CameraTweak 4, Depthicons, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 7, 2016

This past week has been full of news related to the jailbreak, and due to the new jailbreak for iOS 9.3.3, developers have been spending lots of their time updating tweaks for compatibility.

Nevertheless, new releases have been imminent. In this roundup, we’ll talk about all of the latest jailbreak tweaks for iOS that were released just this week. Read More

 

PalBreak tweak lets you use PayPal on jailbroken iOS devices

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 7, 2016

If you have a jailbroken iOS device, then you’re probably familiar with the fact that PayPal is designed to crash on your device to keep you from using the app.

A new free jailbreak tweak called PalBreak is now available in Cydia that lets you disable jailbreak detection via the PayPal app so you can use it even on your jailbroken iOS devices. Read More

 

AppDelete prevents you from accidentally deleting iOS apps

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 6, 2016

Those of you who are familiar with the new iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak that was just recently patched by Apple in the iOS 9.3.4 release know that the jailbreak installs an app on your Home screen that is easily deleted if you’re not careful.

A new free jailbreak tweak called AppDelete helps prevent you from accidentally deleting apps from your Home screen, including but not limited to the Pangu app. Read More

 

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

 
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