Home Depot 32-bit jailbreak update released

By Joaquim Barbosa on Mar 21, 2017

Today saw the release of an updated version of jk9357’s 32-bit jailbreak tool for iOS 9. The jailbreak, which is named Home Depot, was first released several weeks ago with support for a smattering of devices on various firmwares, and we wrote a piece about its launch at the time.

The updated version is labelled Release Candidate 1, indicating its increasing compatibility and proximity to a final iteration.

Update: RC 1 had an issue that would cause Cydia to fail to install. All users please download RC 2 instead.

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NotifyCensored lets you hide notification banner content on a per-app basis

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 21, 2017

When privacy is a concern of yours, sometimes you need to be mindful of the notifications that pop up from apps, as they can easily make sensitive information readable by anyone who might be looking over your shoulder.

While some apps like Mail, Messages, and Facebook Messenger come with internal settings for hiding message content, not all messaging apps do, or do it as well. That’s where a new free jailbreak tweak called NotifyCensored by Pax Cex will come in handy. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: Safe Alarm 3, Delay Read Receipts, QuickPowerMode, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 19, 2017

As the Yalu jailbreak for iOS 10 continues to fuel the release of more new incredible new jailbreak tweaks, we also continue to show you the most notable throughout the work week.

Of course, since it’s that time of the week again, we go out with a bang with an all-inclusive roundup. In this piece, we’ll show you our favorite releases of the week, along with all the rest afterwards. Read More

 

This tweak removes the background mask effect from Spotlight search results

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 15, 2017

We recently showed you a tweak that can remove Spotlight search from your device entirely. On the other hand, if you do use Spotlight, but just wish there was more you could do with it to make the interface look better, then try this on for size…

A new free jailbreak tweak called No Spotlight BG Mask by Justin Petkovic is a minor aesthetic mod that simplifies the way your Spotlight search results look. It removes the background masks that normally appear out of the box, resulting in a new look. Read More

 

PulseHUD displays a pulse animation when changing your iPhone volume

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 13, 2017

When it comes to iOS volume HUDs, opinions are all over the place in terms of what it should look like. Apple puts it right in the middle of the screen, while much of the jailbreak community tries to relocate it to the Status Bar, where it’s out of the way of everything.

On the other hand, a new free jailbreak tweak called PulseHUD by Ziph0n takes everything into a completely new realm by displaying a smooth pulse animation in the middle of the screen as you adjust your volume. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: MoonPhase, Pasithea 2, Temporal, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 12, 2017

It’s been a nice breath of fresh air for the last few weeks as the Yalu jailbreak for iOS 10 has helped keep the jailbreak community afloat. While the relentless releases of jailbreak tweaks have been a lot to keep up with, no one here at iDB has anything bad to say about that!

In this roundup, we’ll go over all the jailbreak tweaks that are new in Cydia as of this week, starting with our favorites and then moving on to everything else afterwards. Read More

 

iOS 9.3.5 downgrade tool for 32-bit devices coming soon

By Joaquim Barbosa on Mar 8, 2017

As some of you may have seen from my tweet yesterday, there is some exciting news afoot for owners of 32-bit devices on iOS 9.

A group of developers including alitek12, ee_csw and Trevor Schmitt have stated that they are working on a downgrade solution which will allow users of legacy devices to escape from iOS 9.3.5 and return to a jailbreakable iOS 9 firmware.

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TapTap Statusbar lets you hide and show your Status Bar with a tap

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 7, 2017

There may be times when you actually want to see your Status Bar, but sometimes you might feel just the opposite and have the desire to hide it away from view. One might want to do this when inside of certain apps where the Status Bar appears on top of an interface, like in the Pokémon GO app, for instance.

With a new free jailbreak tweak called TapTap Statusbar by pxcex, you can easily hide or show your Status Bar on demand with a simple tap gesture. Read More

 

This tweak hides the background of the predictive keyboard

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 7, 2017

If you ever use the predictive keyboard to type faster responses to people from your device, then you’re likely familiar with those ugly separator lines in between the suggested words and the unappealing difference in background color that the buttons have when compared with the rest of the keyboard.

A new free jailbreak tweak called KB – NoPredictiveBackground by pxcex removes the background color and lines from the predictive keyboard buttons, leaving you with much cleaner-looking buttons. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: ClearBadges3DTouch10, HideMeX, LockGlyphX, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Mar 5, 2017

The jailbreak community has been launching some really awesome tweaks for iOS since the Yalu iOS 10 jailbreak dropped. These last few weeks have been pretty interesting, and this past week has been just as exciting.

In this roundup, we’ll talk about all the jailbreak tweaks that were released this week, starting with our favorites and then getting to the rest afterwards. Read More

 
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