By Anthony Bouchard on May 31, 2016
iOS 9 came with a totally new Spotlight experience for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, but there still remains a lot that could be changed to better suit individual users’ needs.
Thanks to the jailbreak community, however, customization is never really a problem.
A new free jailbreak tweak called PersonalSpotlight is now available that gives users the ability to personalize their Spotlight experience in a way that better suits them, and we’ll show you how the tweak works as we go hands-on in this review. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 29, 2016
Despite the dry Cydia pipeline that continues on due to the lack of a fresh jailbreak, existing iOS developers are still launching jailbreak tweak releases.
This week hasn’t been much more impressive than the last, but nevertheless, we’ll still recap on everything that’s new. We’ll start with our favorites, and then we’ll finish off with the rest of this week’s releases. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 29, 2016
Facebook users who are looking for a little more oomph from their app experience are going to love a new jailbreak tweak release called Prenesi 3.
This tweak not only supercharges the app with additional features, but it even lets users further configure the app’s behavior and features to their liking.
A long story short, if you’re rocking a jailbroken device and you use Facebook regularly, then this is a tweak you don’t want to miss. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 25, 2016
One of the things that can be really peeving about third-party keyboards in iOS is how you can only jump to the next keyboard instead of actually being able to pick a new keyboard to use immediately after.
iOS developer PoomSmart has the right idea with a new free jailbreak tweak called LetMeSwitch, which makes switching from a third-party keyboard to a different keyboard easier than ever. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 22, 2016
It’s been another quiet week for the jailbreak community as the looming atmosphere of no recent jailbreak continues to surround this week’s tweak releases.
Now with iOS 9.3.2 available to the public, any team that has been testing a new jailbreak would have yet another software version to try and break into.
Nevertheless, there were still some good tweak releases this week, and we’ll start by showing you our favorites, followed by the rest of them in this roundup. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 19, 2016
ThemeStore is a new customization platform intended specifically for the App Store app on your jailbroken iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. With it, you’ll not only be able to customize the look of the App Store, but you’ll also find some functional goodies packed inside of it.
We’ll walk you through some of the features of ThemeStore in this review so you can decide if it’s the tweak for you. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 16, 2016
Theming your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad has been a long time primary reason of jailbreaking. Unfortunately, as the wait for a new jailbreak becomes ever so longer in between iOS releases, the jailbreak scene is becoming less reliable for getting the features you want on the latest version of iOS.
For those who are tired of waiting, iSkin is a new platform that can be used directly from your Safari web browser to install themes on your iOS device without a jailbreak, and we’ll show you how it’s used in this tutorial. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 15, 2016
Every week, we do a recap on all of the jailbreak tweaks we show you. This Sunday will be no different.
Although Cydia isn’t exactly kicking with new releases like it does after a fresh new jailbreak, the community is continuing to show its fortitude as new releases hit the Cydia store for current jailbreakers.
First, we will kick off by showing you our favorite releases this week, and then we’ll show you the rest of them. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 10, 2016
There comes a time every once in a while where a jailbreak tweak is groundbreaking and has the potential to shake up the entire jailbreak community, and folks, we definitely think a new tweak release in Cydia called PersonalAssistant is one of those tweaks.
In this review, we’ll walk you through this monster of a tweak, which the developer notes has seven tweaks built into one unified interface.
Excited yet? You should be… Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 8, 2016
It has yet again been a relatively quiet week in Cydia for the jailbreak community, which is growing ever so more impatient with the lack of a jailbreak for the latest iOS version.
Nevertheless, Cydia is still turning over new jailbreak tweak releases from those persistent iOS developers out there. We’ll show you everything that was new in Cydia this week, starting with our favorites, and then we will quickly go over the rest. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 7, 2016
Audicy is a great new jailbreak tweak that lets anyone running a jailbroken installation of iOS 7.0 to 9.1 import media from various sources to their stock media apps. These include the Music, Podcasts, and Videos apps that come pre-installed on your iOS device.
In this review, we’ll talk about how Audicy works and show you how it’ll come in handy for quick, on-the-go media importing without having to tether yourself to a computer to use iTunes. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 5, 2016
For deeper customization of the incoming call screen from iOS that goes deeper than just blurring your wallpaper background or showing the contact picture of the person who is calling you, you may want to check out a new jailbreak tweak called LiveRinging.
This tweak replaces the background of the incoming call screen with a video of your choice and gives iOS a feature Android users know and love known as video ringtones.
In this review, we’ll show you how LiveRinging works and demonstrate its capabilities. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 3, 2016
Airplane Mode is a feature built into your iOS devices that makes your devices airplane friendly by disabling all the wireless radios that could be a nuisance to on-board plane equipment, but it can also be used to increase your battery life.
Since the wireless radios are put to rest when your device’s Airplane Mode option is enabled, you’ll burn through less battery on a single charge with the feature turned on, and this is basically the idea behind a new jailbreak tweak dubbed Airplane Enhancer+. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 3, 2016
You probably use the App Switcher a lot throughout your day-to-day iPhone usage. It’s an essential part of multitasking because it lets you easily get back to the apps you’ve used recently.
On the other hand, it also takes a screenshot of your last activity in the apps you closed recently, so it’s a privacy hazard because anyone can peek over your shoulder to see what you’ve done recently when you’re switching between recently-used apps.
ASBlur is a new free jailbreak tweak that helps solve this problem by blurring the contents of your App Switcher app previews. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 1, 2016
It’s that time of the week again, and we’ve compiled a roundup of all the jailbreak tweaks released this week and put them into a convenient list for you to easily digest and consider for your jailbroken device.
We’ll split this list up into two sections like we always do, starting with those that we thought were the best of this week’s releases. Then, we’ll share the rest of them afterwards.
Without further ado, check them out! Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Apr 30, 2016
In terms of utilitarian thinking, the current App Switcher and Control Center interfaces in iOS 9 do their jobs just fine.
It’s those with creative minds that continue to look past the individual interfaces and find new ways to combine them together into all-in-one interfaces that continue to power App Switcher replacement jailbreak tweaks in Cydia.
Yet another new Cydia release to do such a thing is a jailbreak tweak called Phenomenon, which we’ll be showing you in this review. Read More