GridSwitcher jailbreak tweak improves iOS multitasking

GridSwitcher

GridSwitcher is a brand new jailbreak tweak that aims to improve the multitasking experience on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch by displaying each app in a card-based grid. It is a plug and play extension that works right after installing it from Cydia, where it can be found under the default BigBoss repository…  (more…)

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Thread spotlight: Best way to update Cydia apps?

Thread spotlight: Best way to update Cydia apps?

cydiaiFans forum member azntiger1000 writes:

Hey everyone. I used to use AptBackup to back up/restore Cydia apps. Now it doesn’t support iOS 7. I’ve tried PkgBackup (not so good either). It would crash often. Any other suggestions?

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Use this tweak and you’ll never have to let anyone borrow your phone again

2014-02-07 15_06_47-VRxYeux.gif (361×640)It’s pretty easy to get selfish with your smartphone, especially if it’s brand new. When I first purchased my iPhone 5, I didn’t want to let anyone use it–ever.  It really is unfortunate that I didn’t have CCFakeLowBattery on hand at that time, though, cause I didn’t have much excuse not to let people give my shiny new phone a try. (more…)

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GuestMode tweak adds a guest account to iOS

UntitledIf there’s any one feature that i’ve seen requested over and over agin since the early days of the iPhone–that Apple has yet to deliver on–it’s this one. Much like our Macs and PCs have a guest account for use by, well, guests, the iPhone should be able to provide access to certain apps (designated by the owner) without a passcode, right? We pass our phones around to play games, let other people use them to call their friends, and showcase our latest iPhoneography. Shouldn’t there be a way to let our friends and family have controlled access to our device? We’ve ben able to do this with different tweaks in the past, but now we can achieve it on iOS 7 by way of a new jailbreak weak called GuestMode. (more…)

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Evasi0n updated to support iOS 7.0.5

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The latest version of iOS, 7.0.5, was released recently to “correct network provisioning for some iPhone 5s and 5c models sold in China” (Apple). While iPhone 5s and 5c users outside of China have no need to update past 7.0.4, the update was pushed to some iPhone models sold in other Pacific countries as well as Europe. Those who accidentally updated–or live in China and therefore need the update–can now jailbreak their devices, thanks to an Evasi0n update released today. (more…)

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Icon0matic is a new tweak that automatically shadows your app icons

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With iOS 7 came flatter icons, and with those flatter icons came the removal of the iOS 6-like icon shadows. Icon0matic is a new tweak from developer Anthony Cornell that brings these shadows back to your home screen, and allows you to customize them to your heart’s desire. (more…)

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Cydia: JellyLock7 for iPhone is a must-have Lock screen app launcher

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 1.23.29 AMAs someone who fondly remembers jailbreaking his iPod touch on Firmware 1.1.1 to install the simplest tweaks and themes, it is safe to say that the quality of Cydia tweaks has come a long way over the years. Look no further than JellyLock, a popular iOS extension that was recently updated with iOS 7 and 64-bit support…  (more…)

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Eclipse is system-wide night mode for iOS 7

163470One of the most actively requested iOS 7 features–which has yet to be implemented in any official form by Apple–is the addition of a system-wide “night mode” of sorts which would, hopefully, reduce the amount of blinding white used across system apps. While Apple has yet to deliver, such a feature recently materialized in the form of a jailbreak tweak, and it’s suitably called Eclipse. (more…)

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Tutorial: This “Her” inspired iPhone made possible by iOS 7 jailbreak

UntitledIf you haven’t seen the movie “Her”, you need to get yourself to a movie theatre right now. It’s a fantastic science fiction love story that’s absolutely fascinating, mainly because it’s probably not going to be science fiction for much longer. But I don’t want to spoil it for you. If you have seen “Her”, though, you’ll probably appreciate this movie-inspired iPhone I stumbled on. It’s not just a Winterboard theme. Hit the break. (more…)

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