Tag Archives: Jailbreak

Springtomize 3: The Ultimate Tweak Returns

As jailbreaking has progressed over the years, there have always been a few tweaks that are staples in the jailbreak scene, and draw people into jailbreaking. In the early days SBSettings drew the crowds, Intelliscreen was quite popular as well, and then there was Springtomize. It offered a level of options never seen before in a single tweak. Now in…

Get the Most Out of your Pebble with Smartwatch+ Tweak

Smartwatches are on the verge of being the next big thing in tech. The Pebble is one of, if not the most popular smartwatch so far. The built in software is pretty basic, it tells the time, controls music, and delivers notifications. The tweak, Smartwatch+, aims to take Pebble to the next level, and make it the ultimate smartwatch. After installing…

Preview: Convergence Tweak

The iOS lock screen has always been very basic and has not evolved any new functionality over the years. While the design has been tweaked a bit, it has never gone through a major overhaul. A new tweak Convergence, aims to completely rethink every aspect of the lock screen.  The tweak changes every part of the lock screen in a gorgeous yet easy to use…

Quick Launch Apps with InstaLauncher Tweak [Review]

There’s a reason that iOS has always had the same home screen as the way to launch apps.  Its ease of use and effectiveness has kept it around for such a long time. However, there is always room for improvement and that’s where InstaLauncher steps in. The jailbreak tweak, aims to provide an even more effective way to launch apps, while complementing…

Launch Apps from Lock Screen with Swipey Tweak

Over the years of jailbreaking, there have been many attempts to add the ability to quick launch apps from the lock screen. Many of the various tweaks had their own styles and were integrated into iOS in creative ways, but most added clutter to the lock screen. Swipey is the first attempt at an iOS 7 lock screen app launcher without adding bulk. The tweak…

New Carrier Update hack release boosts signal, data speeds and offers tethering on iPads and iPhones running iOS 7

Last year, when the iPhone finally landed on T-Mobile, one of TmoNews’ readers (also a developer) created a carrier update hack that allowed users on T-Mobile or AT&T to get significantly better reception and data speeds. Now, with the release of iOS 7 jailbreak, Joe from iTweakiOS.com has released new versions compatible with more carriers (US and…

Optimize Notification Center with NCObey tweak

A big complaint that many people, including myself, have with iOS 7 is how Notification Center is now divided into three parts: Today, All, and Missed. It requires a lot more time to find what you’re looking for in Notification Center than it did in iOS 6. Previous tweaks have tried to fix the problem by only showing the All Notifications screen, but a…

WinterBoard updated with support for iOS 7 and 64-bit devices

Jailbreakers will be happy to learn that WinterBoard, a popular app in the jailbreak community for theming, has been updated to support iOS 7 and, perhaps more importantly, 64-bit devices such as the iPhone 5s, iPad Air and the new Retina iPad mini. Although WinterBoard worked in many cases on older devices running iOS 7, there were plenty of bugs…

ClassicSwitcher tweak gives you the iOS 6 app-switcher back in iOS 7

One of my favorite changes in iOS 7 was the new multitasking app-switcher window. I hated the old method of having a row of redundant app icons at the bottom of my screen in previous versions of iOS. But, if you’re not like me, and you hate the new, prettier app preview cards, you’ll be glad to know you can get the old version back (if you have a…

New jailbreak tweak lets Touch ID act as capacitive home button

A new tweak is available in Cydia that makes a long running rumor actually turn into a reality. For a while now, a rumor that has been floating around about the next generation iPhone is that it will be capacitive, something yet to become a reality. This past year’s iPhone 5s inched closer to that reality in the form of Touch ID, a fingerprint scanner…