Did you or will you jailbreak iOS 9.3.3?

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 26, 2016

Pangu came through with an official jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 over the weekend, and despite the fact that it’s a semi-untethered jailbreak, it’s still a sight for sore eyes.

We want to know whether or not you’re going to be jailbreaking your iOS 9.3.3 device, or if you have already, so we’re hosting this poll so you can put in your two cents! Read More

 

Collecting, Powering-up, and Evolving Pokémon in Pokémon GO

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 26, 2016

Pokémon GO is one of the most used free apps in the App Store, and even in the Google Play Store right now. The game provides an augmented reality experience of the real world, complimented with the presence of virtual Pokémon, and it’s an understatement to say that people are loving it.

In this piece, we’ll talk about maintaining your Pokémon, whether it’s collecting, leveling up, or evolving them. Read More

 

Saurik re-brands Cydia Impactor as Cydia Eraser, adds partial iOS 9.0 support

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

Saurik has released an update for the Cydia Impactor un-jailbreaking tool on Monday. Among the changes, the too has been renamed Cydia Eraser and has received a new icon.

So what’s new? Let’s discuss… Read More

 

Initialized lets you know if your semi-untethered jailbreak was correctly intialized

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

The new iOS 9.2-9.3.3 jailbreak from Pangu has been all the rage over the weekend and into this week, and one of the things that stands out most about it is how it’s a semi-untethered jailbreak.

For those who want to make sure their jailbreak is being initialized correctly after each reboot, Initialized is a new jailbreak tweak that notifies you every time your jailbreak is re-initialized. Read More

 

Should you pull the trigger on the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak?

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

It’s very nice to have a jailbreak for the purpose of modifying your iOS device(s) any way you want to, but should you move forward with the iOS 9.2-9.3.3 jailbreak in its current state?

In this article, we’ll talk about whether or not you should. Read More

 

iOS 10’s Safari improves animated GIF experience, prevents spammy videos from autoplaying

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 25, 2016

Among other enhancements, Safari on iOS 10 boosts the animated GIF experience for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users while preventing spammy autoplay videos from interrupting your browsing, according to the WebKit blog. On iOS 9, an animated GIF won’t start playing until it’s tapped.

With the new Safari, silent videos autoplay on webpages when they’re visible because iOS 10 respects their “autoplay” attribute when source video tracks have no audio or have been muted.

But if a video gains an audio track without user interaction, like those spammy autoplay video ads on websites, playback automatically pauses. Read More

 

Everything you need to know about the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

Pangu certainly took the jailbreak community by storm over the weekend, working with 25PP to launch a working jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3.

In this piece, we’ll talk about all the caveats to the jailbreak, and everything you need to know about it before you consider jailbreaking your own device(s) and what the future may hold for the current jailbreak. Read More

 

How to jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 without a computer

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

For those who are unaware, Pangu launched a new jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 over the weekend. Now, an iOS developer from the jailbreak scene has made it possible to jailbreak your iOS 9.3.3 device directly from your iOS device itself without the need for a computer.

It’s officially JailbreakMe-style, and in this tutorial, we’ll show you how to do it! Read More

 

Apple leases 40,000 square feet of office space in India for iOS app design accelerator

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 25, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook during his May 2016 India trip announced that his company will be opening an iOS app design and development accelerator in the country early next year. Today, The Economic Times reported that the Cupertino firm has reached an agreement to lease 40,000 square feet of office space, spread over two floors at Galleria in North Bengaluru, to house the facility. Read More

 

Problems jailbreaking iOS 9.3.3? Check these common mistakes

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 25, 2016

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the great news about Pangu releasing an official jailbreak for iOS 9.2-9.3.3 over the weekend. Despite the fact that it’s what we call a semi-untethered jailbreak around here, it’s still a fully-functional jailbreak.

On the other hand, lots of people seem to be having some issues jailbreaking their devices, so we’ll be talking about some of the common errors you might be making so you can try again and get your device jailbroken; finally! Read More

 

Properly rebooting your iOS 9.3.3 device after jailbreaking with Pangu

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 24, 2016

Those of you who have jailbroken your iOS 9.2-9.3.3 devices with the new Pangu jailbreak tool should know by now that it’s a semi-untethered jailbreak. This means you have to re-run the jailbreak tool every time you reboot your device, but it’s easier than one might think.

In this piece, we’ll talk about how to reboot your semi-untethered jailbroken iOS 9.2-9.3.3 device properly so that Cydia works as expected after your device turns back on. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: ConditionalWiFi, Protonix, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 24, 2016

The jailbreak community has been very quiet for several months but this is about to change with today’s release of a jailbreak for iOS 9.2 – 9.3.3. Despite what has been another slow week, there are still some developers rocking jailbroken devices, and as a result, tweak development continues.

In this roundup, we’ll show you the jailbreak tweaks that were released this week, starting with our favorites and then moving on to the rest. Read More

 

Protonix lets you create dynamic keyword shortcuts on jailbroken devices

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 23, 2016

Keyboard shortcuts are something we all have on our personal computers, whether it’s a Mac or a PC, but it’s not something that we get to enjoy on our iPhones or iPads.

A new jailbreak tweak dubbed Protonix is now available in Cydia that lets you set up dynamic keywords on your device so that when you type them, special things will happen.

We’ll show you more in this review. Read More

 

ConditionalWiFi lets you block certain apps from having Wi-Fi access

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 23, 2016

Many of you are probably familiar with the stock function of iOS that lets you restrict apps from having access to your cellular network, but iOS doesn’t have a similar feature for restricting apps from utilizing Wi-Fi.

With a new jailbreak tweak dubbed ConditionalWiFi, you can now restrict any of your iOS apps from having access to the internet when you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network, rather than a cellular one. Read More

 

iOS 9 adoption jumps to 86 percent mark ahead of iOS 10 release

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 22, 2016

Earlier in the week, Apple updated iOS adoption numbers via its App Store dashboard for developers. According to the refreshed stats, the various iOS 9 editions now power 86 percent of iPhones, iPads and iPod touches, a two-point gain versus the 84 percent adoption rate that iOS 9 hit on April 20. Read More

 

Latest Apple updates have fixed major Stagefright-like security hole in TIFF image handling

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 22, 2016

Apple’s OSes suffer from a previously unknown exploit which could allow an attacker to compromise the security of a device by having the user open an unsuspecting TIFF image file. Thankfully, the vulnerability has been patched in the most recent releases of iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS.

Resembling the dangerous Stagefright exploit that plagued Google’s Android platform for the better part of last year, the security hole could allow a nefarious user to gather sensitive data from your device as soon as you access a simple text message containing a malicious TIFF image file, Fortune said yesterday. Read More

 

The importance of PokéStops in Pokémon GO

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 22, 2016

Pokémon GO took the mobile device nation by storm. The game has already been downloaded so many times that it’s hit the top free app charts on both the iOS and Android platform, and it seems you can’t go anywhere anymore without seeing amateur Pokémon trainers wandering about.

In this piece, we’ll discuss the importance of PokéStops in the game, and what you can do to utilize them to their fullest potential. Read More

 

This tweak fixes a big security hole in your jailbroken device’s TIFF image handling

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 20, 2016

An exploit recently uncovered in iOS versions 9.3.2 and earlier could allow a hacker to compromise the security of a device by having the user open an unsuspecting TIFF image file.

A new free jailbreak tweak called TIFF Disabler is available in Cydia right now, and in this piece, we’ll discuss why all jailbreakers should install this tweak pronto. Read More

 

iOS 10 Public Beta 2 now available to testers

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 20, 2016

Two days following the developer-only release of iOS 10 beta 3, Apple today released iOS 10 Public Beta 2 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The software is now available to public beta testers who are signed on the Apple Beta Software Program.

For those wondering, iOS 10 Public Beta 2 and developer beta 3 offer the same features.

Folks on the first public beta with an appropriate configuration profile installed on their device should see an over-the-air download in Settings → General → Software Update. Read More

 

iOS 10 tidbit: auto-playing full-screen effects in Messages for texts like “Happy Birthday”

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 19, 2016

iOS 10’s Messages app offers a number of new features and meaningful improvements, such as bubble effects, smarter emoji, full-screen animations and so forth. Moreover, iOS 10 turns Messages into a software platform of its own with support for third-party iMessage Apps, stickers and other downloadable items via the App Store.

We previously covered various Messages capabilities on iOS 10, like Spotlight Suggestions in chats, using Digital Touch to send animated kisses and broken hearts, managing read-receipts on a per-chat basis, to mention just a few. Today, we take a look at another cool Messages feature: the ability to automatically play appropriate full-screen effects based on certain messages. Read More

 
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