By Jeff Benjamin on Jan 16, 2012
This week’s top videos feature a way to get much more out of your iCade peripheral, how to enhance SMS messaging, how to take faster pictures, and install Hulu on your jailbroken Apple TV.
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By Jeff Benjamin on Oct 18, 2011
The Notification Center jailbreak widgets are really starting to pick up steam as of late, and that means that there’s a ton of new and innovative tweaks for us to cover.
The latest tweak, is called FavoriteContacts, and as one might imagine, it pulls in all of your favorites from your Phone app. Doing so, allows you to initiate a call, text, or email right from the convenience of iOS 5′s Notification Center.
We’ve gone hands-on with FavoriteContacts, and we’re happy to report that it rocks. Check inside for the video walkthrough, and for a chance to win one of five (5) free copies… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Oct 11, 2011
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could compose a new mail or SMS message with the touch of a button? Well now you can.
Introducing: Message Icons, a jailbreak tweak that recently graced Cydia. It allows you to bypass all of the fluff, and get right to writing an email or SMS message.
It’s not the prettiest tweak in the world, but it’s most certainly functional. Take a gander inside for a visual rundown… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 22, 2011
With the internet taking over traditional methods of communication, like actually talking to someone on the phone, VoIP and data services are becoming the way that we consumers choose to communicate.
People love to text, and apps like Facebook Messenger simulate that style of communication via the web. Facebook is allegedly working on a project called “Orca” that will merge SMS and Facebook chat. Once Orca is implemented into Facebook Messenger, users will be able to text anyone in the world for free… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Sep 21, 2011
If you haven’t found anything in the avalanche of iPhone Twitter apps that satisfies you, maybe this little feature will make you happy?
Twitter recently announced that they have added support to attach photos to your Twitter timeline using MMS. Now, all you need to do is snap a photo, send it to the Twitter number that corresponds to your country, and Voila; your photo appears on your Twitter timeline in a matter of seconds.
Want to see how it works? Check out the video inside to see it in action… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Sep 19, 2011
BiteSMS is without a doubt my favorite jailbreak app. I use it several times a day to write and read text messages. Up until now, you couldn’t run BiteSMS on a jailbroken iPhone running iOS 5 beta. But due to the overwhelming demand, the BiteSMS team has decided to release an iOS-compatible version of the app.
Because it is in its early beta development, you can expect BiteSMS to have quite a few bugs. However, the die hard BiteSMS fan that you are will most likely see past those issues and focus on the exciting new features… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Sep 16, 2011
Looking for a way to enhance your SMS experience, but apps and tweaks like biteSMS or SMSPlus fail to meet your needs? If so, perhaps it’s time to go beyond SMS.
Indeed, BeyondSMS is a jailbreak tweak for the iPhone that integrates tightly with the stock SMS app, providing things like hidden message capability and live camera wallpaper. Take a look inside for a full video synopsis… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 27, 2011
You don’t have to be jailbroken very long before you hear about Activator. The popular tweak allows you to initiate frequent tasks with button taps or on-screen gestures.
What’s cool about Activator is that it’s compatible with hundreds of other Cydia packages, including the one we’re going to be discussing here — RapidContact. The tweak allows users to quickly call or text a favorite contact… Read More
By Alex Heath on Aug 25, 2011
The highly anticipated jailbreak tweak from Filippo Bigarella, SMS+, is now available in Cydia for $1.99. In case you missed our preview of this tweak, SMS+ enhances your stock Messages app on the iPhone with all sorts of cool features.
While many of the features in SMS+ are also offered in BiteSMS, fans of Apple’s own app will prefer SMS+ because of its integration with the stock Messages app. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Aug 18, 2011
Today, we were able to get our hands on an early build of SMSPlus, a jailbreak tweak that significantly enhances the stock messages app.
The big thing about SMSPlus is that it’s not a separate app like biteSMS or others, but it’s tightly integrated into the stock messages app, and made to look as stock as possible.
There’s pull to sort functionality, quick reply, quick compose, text to speech, and a bevy of other things to uncover. Check inside for the full video preview… Read More