Posts by Matt Sholly

Jailbreak News: Samsung S4 features on your iPhone [VID]

Today Matt talks about some popular features on the S4 making their way to iOS. Features like smart pause and picture-in-picture. Matt also talks about another tweak called slide2dismiss which allows users to quickly remove iOS banner notifications with a swipe. Finally he wraps up the video mentioning a new minimalistic theme called Aplo. Tweaks…

Jailbreak News: Jailbreak released & Apple signing iOS 6.0.X

Today Matt informs us that a jailbreak has been released for CDMA iPhone 4′s running iOS 5.1. The application to do the jailbreaking only runs on linux so for most of us this means jailbreak tool means nothing. Matt then tells us about how Apple was signing iOS 6.0.X firmware files the other night allowing users to downgrade their iOS devices. Tweaks…

Jailbreak News: No A5+ bootrom exploit

Today Matt informs us that  no A5+ bootrom exploit exists. He explains that if one did exist it would mean that the device could be permanently open to a tethered jailbreak. An exploit like this existed in pre-A5 devices and was called  limera1n. Matt wraps up the video by giving us good news that MuscleNerd, a famous iOS hacker, was asked if…

iOS 7 Preview: Siri’s Voice [VID]

Siri is no longer just a girls name thanks to iOS 7. Apple has now included the option to switch to a male voice, should users be so inclined. I personally think the male voice sounds a lot better than the robotic-sounding female voice. The manlier flavor of Siri comes off a lot more natural and, in my opinion, makes Siri seem smoother. Now, aside…

iOS 7 Preview: Weather [VID]

The weather application in preview iOS releases has always been ugly and I never used it. With that being said I kept an open mind when trying the default weather client in iOS 7. I must say I was happily surprised by its overall look and performance. The user interface follows the rest of iOS 7, being clean and light looking. Inside the weather…

iOS 7 Preview: Safari [VID]

Apple has dominated the market when it comes to mobile web browsing for years now. So when Apple announced iOS 7 yesterday you know they wanted to keep things that way and only improve the web browsing experience on iOS. Now that I have been able to play with Safari for a little, I am confident in saying that iOS 7′s safari is a pleasant upgrade from…

Search App Store from your home screen with “AppLook For Velox”

Going into applications to use them is a thing of the past thanks to a new tweak called Velox. Velox allows users to interact with their applications in a whole new way. Tasks like clearing notification badges or quickly making a note  can now all be done without actually opening an application. The tweak I’m looking at today is an add-on to the…