Dock

Add some personality to your jailbroken iPhone’s Dock with Docktyle

Anyone invested in the Apple ecosystem knows just how essential the iconic Dock can be to their workflow. Natively present on the iPhone, iPad, and even the Mac, the Dock is a convenient place to store your most-used apps such that you always have quick access to them when you need them.

As much as we like the Dock on these platforms, it’s worth noting that Apple doesn’t offer much by way of aesthetic customization. Fortunately, a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed Docktyle by iOS developer Marcel Braun lets jailbreakers customize the aesthetics of the Dock on the iOS platform.

Why settle for an ordinary iPhone Dock when you can use Multipla?

The Dock gives iPhone users quick access to their favorite apps from anywhere on the Home screen, but that’s just about the extent of it on stock handsets. If you’re jailbroken and looking for a more enticing experience, then you’ll probably like what a newly released jailbreak tweak called Multipla by iOS developers burrit0z and Thomz brings to the table.

As depicted in the screenshot examples above and below, Multipla expands upon the Dock’s existing functionality by unlocking additional features that simply wouldn’t be possible on a stock handset. Among those are adding more apps, viewing informative widgets, and much more.

DockSpring lets you use your iPhone’s Dock to respring

Jailbroken iOS device owners know just how important it is to respring after installing jailbreak tweaks or applying changes to their extensions. That’s precisely why it’s convenient to have a means of respringing your handset on demand.

DockSpring is a newly released and free jailbreak tweak created by iOS developer neoney that lets you respring your pwned iPhone with a simple slide-up gesture from the Home screen’s Dock. Not only is it incredibly convenient, but the animations are top-notch as well.

Give your pwned iPhone quirky aesthetics with FireflyX

If you’re jailbroken and you’re ready to do away with the same-old boring iOS interface that you’ve been gawking at for years, then you might take a liking to a newly released jailbreak tweak called FireflyX by iOS developer Sirius24.

FireflyX empowers jailbreakers with the ability to customize their device’s aesthetics at the molecular level with colorful borders, underglows, and animations, among other things. These effects are applicable to a several of user interface elements including the Home screen’s app icons, Dock, Folders, and even the notification banners or widgets that appear in the Today view.

Navigate your Mac faster with handy Dock icon shortcuts

Launchpad Dock Icon Shortcut Menu

There are all sorts of ways to use shortcuts on your Mac. From tons of common keyboard shortcuts to those that help you navigate webpages faster; you have plenty of options.

Along with some useful keyboard shortcuts for your Dock are additional ways your Dock can help you do things faster. And especially for those new to macOS, you might not realize they exist. Here’s how you can navigate your Mac quicker with Dock icon shortcuts.

Customize your iPhone’s Dock with Dockify

If you’re in the market to change the look and feel of your iPhone’s application Dock on the Home screen, then you might feel right at home with that of a new jailbreak tweak release called Dockify by iOS developer burrit0z.

After you’ve installed Dockify, you’ll find a dedicated preference pane in the Settings app with a myriad of different customization techniques for your Dock:

3 ways to create a screen saver shortcut on Mac

Mac Screen Saver Relfections Landscape

If you’re going to walk away from your Mac for a minute, you might want to start your screen saver. You may not want to lock your computer or put it to sleep but just display your screen saver instead.

There are three quick and easy ways to create a shortcut to start your screen saver, and we’ll walk you through each one.

How to lock the Dock on your Mac to prevent unwanted changes

Lock Dock Mac System Preferences

If you spend time customizing the Dock on your Mac, it can be aggravating when something gets changed by someone else. You may let a guest or your child use your computer and suddenly your Dock is positioned elsewhere, sized differently, or doesn’t have the apps you pinned to it.

To prevent your Dock from being messed with by another, you can lock it down using Terminal. We’ll show you the commands you need to lock the Dock’s position, size, and contents to prevent unwanted changes. So if you’re ready, here’s how to lock the Dock on your Mac.

New to iPad? Here is how to customize your Dock

How to Customize iPad Dock

If you just got your very first iPad, you’ve probably been having some fun getting everything set up. From picking out a wallpaper to configuring your Mail app, there are lots to do. That includes customizing and personalizing your iPad Dock; that handy bar across the bottom of your iPad screen that holds your apps is more flexible than you probably think.

For those new to the iPad, we’ll show you how to customize your Dock the way it works best for you.

Miss Infinidock? Docky is a jailbreak tweak that will trigger your nostalgia

As you scroll through the multitude of pages that make up your iPhone’s Home screen, one thing that’s always visible is the application Dock. That said, the Dock is a wonderful place to store your most frequently used apps, as it makes them quick and easy to access in a pinch.

But for those who demand more than just four application spaces in their application Dock, a newly released jailbreak tweak dubbed Docky by iOS developer Nepeta shows a lot of promise.

New to Mac? How to work with your Dock

Macbook Work with Mac Dock

One of the first things you see when you are ready to use your new Mac is the Dock. On Windows, it’s called the Taskbar and displays along the bottom of your screen by default.

This handy spot shows the apps you most often along with recently used apps. You can customize the Dock, add and remove apps, and organize it for the best experience.

For those new to Mac, here’s how to work with your Dock.