Tag Archives: Jailbreaking

iOS 8 Jailbreak released, here’s why you should wait to use it

Yesterday The Pangu Team (the Chinese hackers who brought us the iOS 7.x Jailbreak earlier this year) released the first Jailbreak for iOS 8-8.1. While the Jailbreak does work, there are quite a few reasons why you probably want to wait a few more days to Jailbreak your iOS device(s). For starters, the Jailbreak tool is currently only available for…

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,…

Fantastic Vertex Tweak Merges Control Center and Mulitasking

During the lead up to a new version of iOS, many people make mockups of what the new OS could look like, or features that it might bring. A few weeks back, someone made a mockup of what it would look like if Apple merged multitasking and Control Center. The concept soon became popular on Apple news websites, and on Reddit. It became so popular a group…

Auxo 2 on its way, two new video teasers emerge

Last year was the first time I ever jailbroke my iPhone, and stuck to it. I jumped on the iOS 6 jailbreak quicker than Augustus Gloop in to a river of chocolate*. And there was only one reason for it: Auxo. The tweak massively improved multitasking in iOS 6, providing live cards at the bottom of the screen, as well as giving access to a nifty set of…