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How to create Dynamic Wallpapers for Mac

Every Sunday we post a new set of quality images to the iDownloadBlog Wallpapers of the Week gallery. Typically, we focus on iOS device wallpaper, specifically for iPhone. However, this week and last, we've been working on macOS Dynamic Wallpaper. Default changing images were offered as early as macOS Catalina and they are made simpler to utilize in macOS Big Sur. Take a look through our how-two article on setting these images and checkout a download pack for your machine!

Dra1n helps jailbreakers determine which tweaks use the most battery

Perhaps one of the most concerning thoughts jailbreakers have after pwning their handsets is the amount of battery drain they’ll experience after installing a bevy of jailbreak tweaks. Understandable as this may be, it’s important to remember that many developers do everything in their power to mitigate battery drain. Still, this effort doesn’t eliminate it wholeheartedly.

If you’re any be interested in tracking the amount of battery drain that your jailbreak tweaks impose on your device, then we’d strongly recommend a free jailbreak app called Dra1n by iOS developers MegaDev and Charlie While. Not only can it give you a better idea of the amount of battery discharge your handset exhibits each day, but it can also outline the suspected battery-hungry tweaks installed on your device.

Cydia v1.1.34 update fixes crash on iOS 13.5 with hardware keyboards

Cydia, the package manager that comes pre-installed on the checkra1n and unc0ver jailbreaks, received an update on Monday bringing it up to version 1.1.34 with a fix for a crash that could happen when attempting to navigate the app on iOS and iPadOS 13.5 with a hardware-based keyboard.

While most jailbreakers are using iOS’ native software-based keyboard to look for their favorite jailbreak tweaks and extensions, hardware keyboards are particularly common among iPad users, especially if touting Apple’s own first-party options.

Not all Apple Services are created – or managed – equally

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Apple made a big deal on its recently quarterly earnings call with analysts about the strong growth it's seeing specifically in its Services segment. It got me thinking about how uneven Apple's efforts have been in this respect. Case in point: Look at the sad, pathetic state of the Mac App Store these days.