This tweak shrinks and relocates the Lock screen’s date and time indicator

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 27, 2017

A few years ago, a popular jailbreak tweak called SubtleLock rearranged some of the Lock screen’s information pieces to reduce their visual footprint and put more emphasis on the wallpaper you’ve chosen. Unfortunately, despite its popularity, it hasn’t been updated for iOS 10.

Despite the lacking support for those who have recently jailbroken iOS 10 with Yalu, users can now flock to an alternative: a jailbreak tweak called SimpleLSiOS10 by XCXiao. This tweak carries on the minimalist legacy SubtleLock started and never finished. Read More

 

Falcon supercharges your Lock screen and Notification Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 25, 2017

The creativity surrounding a number of the jailbreak tweak releases for iOS 10 so far has been quite impressive, but perhaps one of my favorites yet is one called Falcon by iOS developer Logan O’Connell.

With Falcon, you will be supercharging your Lock screen and Notification Center interfaces with a ton of new features; among those are a web browser, a note taker, and a toggle page. Read More

 

This tweak takes a circular approach on Lock screen music controls

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 24, 2017

If you use your iPhone for listening to Music, then you are familiar with what the Lock screen’s Now Playing interface looks like; bland and boring, just as it has been for years.

On the other hand, a jailbreak tweak called Spin10 by s1ris transforms your Lock screen’s Now Playing interface into a circular modern marvel; something I wish Apple would implement right out of the box. Read More

 

PassButtonStyle allows you customize your passcode buttons look

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 17, 2017

Most modern Apple mobile devices are Touch ID-enabled and rarely get any passcode button screen time at all; nevertheless, any time your Touch ID sensor decides not to work correctly, or when rebooting your device, you will be introduced to it from time to time.

For those who see the passcode input screen more than others, a new free jailbreak tweak called PassButtonStyle by developer CydiaGeek will let you customize the appearance of your passcode buttons. Read More

 

Calendar for Lockscreen 2 ensures you never forget an upcoming Calendar event again on iOS 10

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 16, 2017

People who have busy lives often need to have a way to organize their upcoming plans so they don’t forget them, and that’s where your iPhone’s Calendar app comes in handy.

Unfortunately, the Calendar app only lets you see upcoming events when they’re coming up very soon, and for some things, “soon” isn’t enough time to get prepared, and that’s why a jailbreak tweak called Calendar for Lockscreen 2 by VladMax Soft was developed, attempting to make everyday life easier. Read More

 

3DLight brings opacity to your widgets and 3D Touch menus

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 16, 2017

Apple has been putting a lot of focus on transparency in many of its modern iOS releases. It can be pointed out in many iOS UI elements, including your 3D Touch menus and the widgets you interact with on your Lock screen and in Notification Center.

Because the whole transparency thing might be getting a bit stale for some, a new free jailbreak tweak called 3DLight by Mohammad Ghzayel can help to change things up a bit by bringing some opacity to the interfaces that you’re typically used seeing distinct silhouettes through. Read More

 

Unify consolidates your iOS notifications for a cleaner look

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 13, 2017

If you’re one to wake up to a ton of notifications every morning, or even if you’re a popular person during the day, then sorting through all of the notifications on your Lock screen can be nothing short of what feels like a full-time job.

Of course, a new jailbreak tweak called Unify by SpiritOfLogic helps simplify your notifications by unifying them into groups on the Lock screen and in Notification Center. Read More

 

This tweak prevents people who text you like this from blowing up your phone with notifications

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 13, 2017

We all have that one friend that can’t consolidate all of their text messages into one neat message. Instead, they are apt to send multiple messages, one after the other, in order to complete just one sentence.

While the sender may not realize it, this is very annoying for anyone on the receiving end, as their iPhone will just repeatedly ‘ding’ and ‘buzz’ all over the place, and that’s why iOS developer Hrvoje Kostic made a new jailbreak tweak called DoNotAnnoy. Read More

 

This tweak makes iOS 10 notifications more bearable for minimalists

By Anthony Bouchard on Feb 8, 2017

Being able to customize and theme your device’s look and feel to your own liking is one of the top reasons why people jailbreak their iPhone or iPad in the first place, and a new free jailbreak tweak called CleanNotifications10 is a testament to that.

Developed by AppleBetasDev, this tweak essentially cleans up the look of your incoming Notifications on both the Lock screen and in Notification Center by getting rid of the two-tone color scheme and making them look simpler with a softer, monotonous transparency. Read More

 

Quickify gives Spotify users a way to save songs from anywhere in iOS

By Anthony Bouchard on Jan 20, 2017

Spotify users who rock a jailbroken device on iOS 9 are going to love a new free jailbreak tweak called Quickify.

This tweak allows you to save any of the songs you listen to from the Spotify app via a new button that gets added to the Now Playing view of Control Center and the Lock screen. Read More

 
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