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

 

Trouble finding good Pokémon with Pokémon GO? Try this

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 19, 2016

Pokémon GO took the mobile device community by storm, and already, it has launched in several countries.

The game, which allows you to capture Pokémon in what’s known as a virtual reality experience, gets players up and moving to find random spawns of Pokémon throughout their town or city.

But not everyone is having the best of luck finding the Pokémon they want, so in came a slew of apps to help out… Read More

 

TwitterUICustomizer adds a splash of personal color choice to the Twitter app

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 19, 2016

Are you a Twitter user and rocking a jailbroken iOS device? If so, then check out a new free jailbreak tweak from Cydia called TwitterUICustomzer to see how you can get the most out of your app’s UI. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: Decorus, Nowability, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 17, 2016

Jailbreakers have been hard pressed to get some really functional jailbreak tweaks as of late. The lack of a jailbreak on Apple’s latest firmware has put Cydia in somewhat of a drought.

Nevertheless, there are still some jailbreak developers who are still developing for the jailbreak community, and although this week has once again been slow, Cydia isn’t completely dry just yet. We’ll go over this week’s releases in this roundup. Read More

 

ProximityLock lets you lock your iPhone with its proximity sensor

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 17, 2016

Those of you still rocking a jailbreak despite these dry last few weeks have some new jailbreak tweaks to check out this weekend.

One of those is ProximityLock, which is a new freebie that lets you lock your iPhone with nothing more than the proximity sensor by waving your hand over, or putting your finger over the sensor right by the front-facing camera and ear speaker. Read More

 

Decorus gives your jailbroken device an iOS 10-inspired Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 16, 2016

Control Center gets a makeover in the upcoming iOS 10 update that you can expect to get your hands on this Fall, but in the meantime, those of you with jailbroken iOS 9 devices can get a new look and feel for Control Center right now.

Decorus is a new jailbreak tweak inspired by iOS 10 that gives your iPhone the modular Control Center experience you won’t be able to get until this Fall, unless of course you install the iOS 10 betas. Read More

 

Nowability adds music controls and recent notifications to Reachability

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 16, 2016

Those of you who use the Reachability interface at all know that it can come in handy during times when you want better one-handed access to the features at the top of your 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch display.

On the other hand, it leaves a big void at the top of the screen that could be utilized to display additional information about your device, and that’s just what a new jailbreak tweak called Nowability aims to accomplish. Read More

 

Scrambled: a new fun anagram puzzle game for all ages

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 12, 2016

If you’re looking for the next fun word game that you can play to challenge your intellect and pass the time, then you should really give a new App Store game dubbed Scrambled a try.

Scrambled includes three game modes, all of which allow people of all ages to sit back and relax, all while doing their best to recognize words out of a bunch of scrambled letters; these are better known as anagrams. Read More

 

AnalogStatus puts an analog clock on your iPhone’s status bar

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 12, 2016

Looking for a fancier way to view the time on your jailbroken iOS 9 iPhone or iPad?

AnalogStatus is a new free jailbreak tweak that displays the time in the Status Bar as an analog clock rather than a digital one. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweak of the week: it was a very slow week

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 10, 2016

Cydia’s not getting any busier in the absence of a jailbreak for the latest iOS firmware, but that’s not to say that jailbreak tweak releases have ceased entirely. In this roundup, we’ll talk about this week’s Cydia traffic. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: NCApps, iTransmission, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Jul 3, 2016

It’s been another quiet week for the jailbreak community as we continue on without a fresh jailbreak of any sort.

Nevertheless, there have been some new jailbreak tweak releases this week that are worth pointing out. In this roundup, we’ll talk about them starting with our favorites and then move on to the rest. Read More

 

NCapps lets you launch apps inside Notification Center [Jailbreak]

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 30, 2016

Notification Center has long been one of the favorite things for jailbreak developers to modify, and the new jailbreak tweak known as NCapps is no exception.

In this review, we’ll show you how NCapps will let you launch any app you have on your jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch right from Notification Center. Read More

 

Jailbreak tweaks of the week: CarPlay iOS 2.0, Delen for Tweetbot, & more…

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 26, 2016

Despite the slowness of the jailbreak community as of late in the midst of no new jailbreak, Cydia is still seeing a number of tweak releases throughout each week.

Every Sunday we bring you our roundup of all the jailbreak tweaks and apps released in Cydia this week, and this weekend is no different.

In this roundup, we’ll show you our favorite Cydia releases first and then talk about some of the others. Read More

 

Twelve South’s BookArc is a lightweight and stylish Apple notebook stand

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 24, 2016

I like me a good notebook stand for the simple fact that it helps clear unwanted clutter from my desk when I need it for something other than a computer. Plus, it kind of organizes things and makes everything look neater.

Twelve South is probably one of the best brand names you can buy for this sort of thing, and in this review, we’ll be showing you the Twelve South BookArc for all models of Apple’s MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro. Read More

 

This tweak lets you send images via direct message in Tweetbot

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 23, 2016

There are a lot of people who choose to stick with the stock Twitter app because of Tweetbot 4’s price, but it is, without a doubt, one of the most popular third-party Twitter client apps out there for iOS devices.

Nevertheless, its popularity doesn’t make it perfect; there is one major downfall to Tweetbot 4 that many users find a little upsetting, and it’s that you can’t send photos in a direct message.

In comes a new jailbreak tweak dubbed Delen for Tweetbot, which now enables the feature for Tweetbot 4 users. Read More

 

Emulate the CarPlay experience on your iPhone or iPad with CarPlay iOS 2.0

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 22, 2016

Two years ago, we showed you a jailbreak tweak called CarPlay iOS, which allowed you to emulate the CarPlay head unit user interface directly on your jailbroken iPhone or iPad.

Although the tweak was limited due the nature of the features that come bundled in the CarPlay interface, the developer has been working on a treat for those who liked playing with the original tweak; CarPlay iOS 2.0 is now available in Cydia. Read More

 

SearchDefine: search for word definitions right from Spotlight

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 22, 2016

There come times when you need to define words quickly, and because iOS has no dedicated Dictionary app, there is really no convenient way to define a word when you’re stuck.

Rather than downloading a third-party dictionary app from the App Store to clutter your Home screen even further, a new jailbreak tweak called SearchDefine lets you define words via the iOS dictionary right from Spotlight. Read More

 

Quick review: traveling smart with Radar, Yahoo’s new iPhone app for planning trips

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 21, 2016

Yahoo today released a brand new mobile application for planning trips, Radar for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The app is available at no charge in the App Store and includes a smart chat bot that you can interact with. Using data from a number of popular third-party services, like Yelp and TripAdvisor, Radar delivers personalized recommendations of sights to see, activities and restaurants in an attractively designed mobile user interface.

After using it briefly, I can safely say that Radar is one of the best mobile apps Yahoo has published in a while. Read More

 

This tweak keeps Facebook Messenger from bugging you to invite people to use it

By Anthony Bouchard on Jun 21, 2016

Facebook has been badgering its users to download the standalone Messenger app for as long as I can remember, and as it stands, even years after the change, users are still reluctant to download a standalone app for something that used to exist in the Facebook app itself.

NoInviteFBMessenger is a new jailbreak tweak that disables the “Invite [name] to Messenger” alerts in the Facebook Messenger app, and we’ll talk a little about it in this post. Read More

 
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