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Change the way you ‘slide to unlock’ with FXOSLock

Are you getting tired of the old ‘slide to unlock’ bar on your iPhone’s Lock screen? Tough. It’s been like that since Apple unveiled the original handset back in 2007, and I doubt it’s going to be changing it anytime soon.

But the good news is, if your iPhone is jailbroken, Cydia has hundreds of slider replacements to choose from. In fact, a new one just recently hit the store called FXOSLock that completely changes the way the slider looks…

iDB slider theme now available in Cydia

Last week, we showed you how to replace the carrier logo on your iPhone with a custom iDownloadBlog one using Zeppelin. And now we’ve come across another way for you to show your love for iDB. Introducing the iDownloadBlog Slider Theme.

Created by kokhean, who we can only assume is an avid iDB fan, the iDownloadBlog Slider Theme replaces the default slider image with the iDB logo…

Apple wins injunction against Motorola in Germany over ‘slide to unlock’ patent

When the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) awarded Apple a patent late last year regarding its ‘slide to unlock’ feature, we didn’t think it would be very long before we saw it pop up in Apple’s Android war. And it wasn’t.

Hot on the heels of Motorola winning an injunction against Apple in Germany, which resulted in a temporary ban of some of its products, the Cupertino company has fired back by winning its own injunction against Motorola in the country…

Customize your iDevice’s Slide to Unlock bar with SlideToMod

There’s certainly no shortage of jailbreak tweaks that allow you to customize your device’s slide to unlock bar. There’s Springtomize 2 and SliderEnhancer to name a few.

As you’ve probably already guessed, we have another one to add to the pile today. Like the aforementioned utilities, SlideToMod is a new tweak for iOS 5 that allows you to customize the text in your device’s slide to unlock bar…

New Mod Brings a Physical Keyboard to the iPhone 4

Excuse me if my biased opinion comes out for the following mod. I loathe slider keyboards as much as I dislike any smartphone feature. That being said, accessory company Nuu unveiled a concept that adds a physical keyboard to the iPhone 4.
Nuu showed off the idea in Berlin and it is said to be hitting the market around the holidays. ModMyI has more shots of the product that works using an adjustable sliding hinge. Yes, a hinge on our beautiful phone…