By Anthony Bouchard on Jan 15, 2017
Most people use banner notifications for their day-to-day notifications, but some apps like Calendar and Reminders default to alert-style notifications because they require a little bit of extra attention.
For the most part, these alert messages look pretty boring on a stock iOS device, but with a new free jailbreak tweak release called AdaptiveColorAlerts, your alerts can automatically color themselves based on whatever background is residing behind them. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Dec 15, 2016
Deliveries, my favorite package tracker for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch, received a major update on the App Store this morning. Bumped to version 8.0, Deliveries is now fully compatible with iOS 10 and watchOS 3 and supports many new iOS 10 features, from rich notifications and haptic feedback to a reworked widget, deeper 3D Touch support, faster background updating for the Deliveries widget and its Apple Watch app, improved suggestions when you add a delivery, an iMessage sticker pack and more. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Nov 24, 2016
A ton of people are sticking with their jailbroken iOS 9 devices, but are drooling over the new features and interface changes in iOS 10. Fortunately, a new jailbreak tweak called Notifications10 can help bring some of the iOS 10 look and feel to your jailbroken iPhone.
Notifications10, as the name suggests, brings iOS 10-style notification bubbles and banners to your jailbroken iOS 9 device. Read More
By Steffen Reich on Oct 13, 2016
Since the launch of iOS10, the Apple News app is gradually stepping up its game, not only vying for a spot in your widget Lock screen but also offering breaking news notifications for selected news channels.
You may have been offered to activate notifications when first time launching selected news outlets within News, however what’s less known is that this was not a one-time offer.
In fact, it can easily be undone if you have grown tired of the news rolling in ceaselessly, but also enabled for many of your favorite sources if you have given it a second thought. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 6, 2016
It’s easy to lose track of the notifications you’re receiving on your iPhone and end up having dozens of them filling up your Notification Center. Thankfully, starting in iOS 10, you can now dismiss all of your Notification Center notifications in one fell swoop with a single gesture, making it a much quicker process than what it used to be Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 16, 2016
The LED flash on the back of your iPhone can be used for so much more than just lighting the way for good low-light photographs; it also makes a good notification device.
For those who agree, FlashAlert is a new jailbreak tweak that takes advantage of this idea by letting you configure custom LED flash patterns for your incoming notifications on a per-app basis. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 5, 2016
You can use the Reminders app built into your iPhone or iPad to remind yourself to do things at certain times throughout the day, but it can also be used for location-based reminders. Among these, you can have the app remind you of things when you get in or out of your car. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how you can set your Reminders app to do this. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Aug 22, 2016
Microsoft today pushed an update to its mobile Skype application for iOS, bumping the app’s version number on the App Store to 6.22. The new edition includes several enhancements related to notifications and Skype Credit, which can now be purchased from within the app in more currencies than before. Skype for iPhone and iPad are available free on the App Store. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 22, 2016
Sometimes you get important information from people in your iOS notifications that you’d like to do more than just read. For these situations, a new free jailbreak tweak called NotiCopy will come greatly in handy.
With this tweak, you can easily copy the information in any notification from your Lock screen or Notification Center to your clipboard so you can paste it later on. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 16, 2016
Do Not Disturb is a very useful feature that lets you keep yourself from being notified when you want some time of peace and quiet.
Of course, there other times when you want peace and quiet from all apps and notifications, but don’t mind getting notifications about calls from a select few people.
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to exclude contacts from the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 28, 2016
iOS 9 made some UI refinements over iOS 8, despite the fact that most of the UI looks primarily the same as before. One of the things Apple tweaked were the alerts that can pop up on your screen from notifications.
In iOS 9, Apple changed the design a little bit and made the corners much rounder, and if you aren’t a fan of the change, then a new jailbreak tweak called 8Alerts may tickle your fancy. Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 15, 2016
One of the longest-standing complaints about iOS has got to be its inexplicable lack of a Clear All button in the Notification Center that would permit users to clear out all of their missed alerts in one go rather than dismissing them one by one, like an animal.
Not anymore: iOS 10 makes expanded use of 3D Touch throughout the system, including making all missed notifications disappear with a single press. Read More
By Anthony Bouchard on May 27, 2016
It’s a nice feeling when software works as it should, but that’s not always the case. In the case of the Apple Watch, notifications that are supposed to be tapping on your wrist may not work when you expect them to.
If you’re having problems with your Apple Watch not receiving the notifications your iPhone is putting out, then you’ll want to follow the steps in this piece to troubleshoot what’s going on and fix the problem. Read More