Tag Archives: Jailbreak

How to: Jailbreak your iOS 8 device(s)

Last week I posted an article detailing all the reasons why you shouldn’t use the latest Pangu release to jailbreak your iOS 8 device(s). Since then, a lot has changed and there are essentially no reasons why you should hold off jailbreaking any longer. The Pangu Jailbreak now includes a user-friendly method of installing Cydia and all of the bugs I…

Untethered iOS 7.1/7.1.1 Jailbreak released

Reports this afternoon have surfaced claiming that a public Jailbreak for iOS 7.1-7.1.1 has been released by dev team PanGu out of China. According to iDownloadBlog, the Jailbreak tool is currently Windows-only, with a Mac version in the works. PanGu’s website is in entirely Chinese, with the exception of buttons labeled “Mac OS” and “Windows,” which…

iOS 8 beta 1 already Jailbroken

iOS 8 beta 1 was just released to developers on Monday and has already been Jailbroken. Infamous hacker Stefan Esser (also known as i0n1c) has tweeted an image showing that he has successfully Jailbroken and SSH’d into his iPod Touch, which is running iOS 8. It is worth noting that i0n1c is not known for releasing public Jailbreaks, however this…

Apex 2 Tweak Transforms Your Apps into Mini-Folders

Over the years of iOS, the fundamental concept of the home screen has remained unchanged. The icons have evolved, wallpapers have been added, but the biggest change it has seen was the addition of folders. A new tweak, Apex 2, builds off the concept of folders, but I don’t think it needs to exist. The tweak, whether or not necessary, itself is good, but it…

Auki Tweak Makes Quick Reply Simple & Elegant

One of the most heavily requested iOS features is quick reply. BiteSMS is the most popular option and comes with a ton of features, and I’m yet to see a person use Messages+ voluntarily. For those of us who don’t want all the bulk that comes with BiteSMS, a new tweak, Auki, adds a simple and clean quick reply. It is intended to be simple, and doesn’t…

Auxo 2 Returns for iOS 7 and is Better than Ever [Review]

When the first Auxo came out last year, it reimagined what the app switcher can and should be. iOS 7 introduced a completely new app switcher, so it was back to square one for the Auxo team. They’ve built on the new app switcher and Control Center to create the ultimate switcher in the form of Auxo 2. The tweak merges the two into one beautiful, and…

iOS 7.1 has been jailbroken on iPhone 4s

iOS 7.1 was recently released which was great news for most iDevice owners. However, for the jailbreak community, iOS 7.1 was not so welcome as it soon became apparent that the new firmware had patched Evasi0n exploit used to jailbreak iOS 7 had been patched. Well known jailbreak expert iH8sn0w has now revealed that he has managed to jailbreak iOS 7.1…

Greatly Enhance the Music App with Aria Tweak

One of the 3 original “tentpole” features of the original iPhone was the iPod capability. Over its 7 years of life it has seen a major redesign, it’s gone through a name change from iPod to Music, and gained a few new features like iTunes Radio. While it has evolved, it hasn’t had any major feature upgrades, and many third party apps offer a better design…

Create Your Own Lock Screens with Lockbuilder Tweak

It’s no secret that the iOS lock screen is a baron and empty place. As I have said before, it’s a canvas waiting to be painted. There are quite a few excellent jailbreak tweaks that paint it, but let’s get our hands dirty and paint it our selves. A tweak, Lockbuilder, lets you create a very customizable lock screen in a manner that was a good concept,…