Fresh UI concept reimagines the iPhone’s Settings app

iOS is a far cry from being an ugly mobile operating system, but there’s certainly a bit of wiggle room for Apple to improve on it. Unfortunately, first party redesigns from Apple can be few and far in between.

Amid those circumstances, it’s not uncommon for third parties to develop concepts for jailbreak tweaks or themes that make an interface more aesthetically pleasing than it comes out of the box.

iOS 15 concept imagines interactive widgets, Split View multitasking on iPhone & more

There's no shortage of various renderings and mockups attempting to envision goodies that Apple's next major iOS software update might deliver. But this one that I just stumbled upon on YouTube by French creator "the Hacker 34" ticks many boxes without the kind of exaggeration or sci-fi stuff that other artists envision that you know will never see the light of day.

This tweak gives the iPhone’s Phone app a pleasant facelift

The Phone app that comes pre-installed on every iPhone from the factory sports a barebones and simplistic design that just works. Given its tried and true reputation, the Phone app hasn’t seen many changes over the years, and some might even argue that it’s getting a bit stale.

If you’re jailbroken, then the good news is that you don’t have to settle for a boring Phone app anymore. A newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed Bongwater by iOS developer qwertyuiop1379 breathes new life into the Phone app by bringing a highly requested Phone app redesign concept to life.

Concept: iPad Air with under-glass Touch ID

Apple is rumored to be working on a fourth-generation iPad Air tablet featuring an in-screen Touch ID fingerprint reader that should release sometime later this year. 3D designer Robert Hallon from Slovakia has now imagined what such a product might look like.