Deck out your iPhone’s respring screen with Springy

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 19, 2016

Everyone who’s used a jailbroken iPhone before knows what the respring screen looks like. It displays a black screen with a white Apple logo if you have a black device, or a white screen with a black logo if you have a white device. On the other hand, if you’re jailbroken, then why have the same old screen everyone else has? You can customize it!

A new free jailbreak tweak called Springy is going to give you more options to go down this road if you like customization. Read More


Reshape the Phone app’s dial pad buttons with PhoneDialReformer

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 16, 2016

You can now change the look and feel of your iPhone‘s dial pad buttons inside the Phone app with a new free jailbreak tweak dubbed PhoneDialReformer.

You can use this tweak to mess around with the roundness and corner radius of the dial pad buttons until they match your own personal tastes. Read More


3DColorChanger will let you choose the color of your 3D Touch menus

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 11, 2016

3DColorChanger is a new free jailbreak tweak that lets you dictate whichever color you want for your 3D Touch menus you can access via the Home screen.

After you install this tweak on your device, you will be able to start configuring your color selection immediately by heading over to Settings → 3DColorChanger. Read More


Lightify gives the Spotify music app a white makeover

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 6, 2016

Those of you who use Spotify to stream their favorite music online are probably accustomed to the app’s dark interface, but if you think you might enjoy a lighter app makeover, then you may like a new free jailbreak tweak called Lightify. Read More


SleekSheets lets you customize the look of your iOS action sheets

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 6, 2016

SleekSheets is a new free jailbreak tweak that lets you take control of the action sheets that appear throughout iOS when user input needs to be selected from a menu of options. With it, you can control their appearance. Read More


CCSmoothSlider gives the sliders in Control Center a different look

By Anthony Bouchard on Oct 2, 2016

If you’re interested in giving the display brightness and volume sliders from Control Center a new look and feel on your jailbroken device, then a new free jailbreak tweak dubbed CCSmoothSlider might be worth checking out. Read More


Lithium Ion lets you theme your battery indicator without Winterboard

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 28, 2016

Lithium Ion is a new free jailbreak tweak that provides you with nearly limitless customization of the battery indicator in your Status Bar on any of your jailbroken devices.

With this tweak, you can choose from new colors and themes for the indicator and apply them faster than you can say “done.” Plenty of themes are included out of the box that you can pick from and then further customize with different colors depending on your current battery level, and you don’t even need Winterboard to do it. Read More


DayNightSwitch adds a day/night theme to toggle switches in iOS

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 7, 2016

DayNightSwitch is a new free jailbreak tweak that adds a little bit of character to the toggle switches throughout iOS you use on a regular basis by theming their on and off positions to reflect day or night.

With the tweak installed, you’re going to notice switches that get toggled to the “on” position display a blue sky with a little Sun and cloud icon, and switches that get toggled to the “off” position display a black sky with a little Moon icon and stars in the background. Read More


AppDye 2 subtly throws a splash of color across the UI in iOS

By Anthony Bouchard on Sep 2, 2016

Adding a splash of color to the various UI elements throughout iOS 9 has never been as easy as it is with a new jailbreak tweak called AppDye 2.

With this tweak, you can colorize many parts of iOS based off of a single color you choose, or you can color your apps on a per-app basis with individual color schemes. Among some of the things that the tweak can modify the color of are: Read More


Cleo brings a rich alternative styling to Control Center

By Anthony Bouchard on Aug 10, 2016

One of my absolute favorite parts about jailbreaking is how creative developers are able to manipulate iOS’ UI and animations to look so much nicer than they do out of the box, all while still containing all of the necessary functionality you need and demand.

A new jailbreak tweak release called Cleo does this by giving Control Center a sexy new look and feel. 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


ThemeStore tweak lets you customize various aspects of the App Store

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


Installing themes on your iPhone without a jailbreak

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


This tweak lets you copy the Bundle ID of apps with 3D Touch

By Anthony Bouchard on Apr 1, 2016

Those that are into theming or other jailbreak-based device modifications that may require knowledge of app bundle IDs may find a new use for a jailbreak tweak dubbed CopyBundleID.

With this tweak, getting the bundle ID of an app has never been easier. We’ll walk you through the tweak and show you how it works all in this short review. Read More


Veexillum: a theme of simple uniformity

By Timothy Reavis on Jan 28, 2016

For quite a while, I didn’t have much of an interest in iOS themes. Many of the icon packs available in Cydia seemed rather mediocre and did little to improve on iOS’s stock design – at least, that’s how it appeared to me. Those that did look nice often don’t have a very large number of themed apps, while others had designs so different from the average iOS icon that unthemed apps stood out as ghastly reminders of a lack of design uniformity.

My ideal theme wouldn’t stray too far from the current state of iOS, would have several hundred themed icons, and would be simple and uniform enough to compliment my Home screen without making every app look the same and particularly without removing easily discernible colors and glyphs that make an app easy to spot from the rest so I can remain efficient when using my device. Because of these requirements, my ideal theme is undoubtedly Veexillum.

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Fingal brings your app icons to life

By Anthony Bouchard on Jan 27, 2016

Take a moment to look at the Home screen on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad; what do you see? Some things that come to my mind are: stillness, simplicity, and boredom.

With a promising new jailbreak tweak release dubbed Fingal, which is now available as a free download in Cydia’s ModMyi repository, you can add a touch of motion and liveliness to your Home screen. Read More


The best WinterBoard themes for iOS 9

By Timothy Reavis on Nov 21, 2015

Theming has long been a part of the jailbreak community, with designers exercising their creativity by redesigning various elements of iOS. From icons to system glyphs, WinterBoard has the power to transform the aesthetics of the user interface on an iPhone or iPad.

With the release of iOS 9, designers have been updating existing themes and releasing new ones, many of which we’ve looked through to bring you some of the best Winterboard themes for iOS 9 in Cydia. While everyone’s visual preferences are different, here are some of the best-looking themes available, per your author’s tastes.
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LockPlus: an upcoming WYSIWYG Lock screen theme maker

By Jeff Benjamin on Jul 26, 2015

One of the most difficult things that jailbreakers can do is put together a decent looking theme. Sure, all in one themes like Ayeris make it easy, but building a fully themed iPhone piece-by-piece is a little more challenging.

And then there’s the fact that there are so many type of themes. There’s SpringBoard themes, Lock screen themes, app-specific themes, etc. There’s really a lot to plan out and think about when it comes to successfully theming a jailbroken iPhone.

Well, a new theming solution is aiming to change this—at least when it comes to theming the Lock screen. LockPlus is a soon-to-be-released theming solution created by @JunesiPhone and based on Cydget. It allows you to create full Lock screen themes using a simple WYSIWYG web editor. Read More


How to get Android-inspired cellular signal and Wi-Fi status bar icons

By Jeff Benjamin on Jul 7, 2015

After my last few screenshots and videos, I’ve received numerous questions on Twitter, via email, and via the comments section about my status bar icons. More specifically, people are dying to know how I was able to get those cool-looking Android L-inspired cellular signal and Wi-Fi signal icons.

These icons are added to the status bar by means of a WinterBoard theme downloadable for free from Cydia. In this post, I’ll show you how you can add them to your iPhone. Read More


First dedicated Cydia tweaks appear for Cydia 1.1.19 users

By Jeff Benjamin on Jul 3, 2015

Last night, saurik surprised us by releasing Cydia 1.1.19. This latest version of Cydia no longer runs as root, but as mobile. While that may seem ambiguous, this means that Cydia can now come under the influence of Cydia Substrate tweaks. In other words, developers can now produce jailbreak tweaks that work on Cydia.

Well it didn’t take long before dedicated Cydia tweaks begun appearing. In fact, there are now two dedicated Cydia tweaks available for download right now… Read More

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