Tag Archives: Jailbreaking

Weasel Tweak Falls Short of Replacing Spotlight

Spotlight has been a staple of OS X for nearly a decade, and it made its way into iOS back in the days of iOS 3. Apple moved it in iOS 7, and while it’s easier to access, it is still missing many of the features of its OS X counterpart. A new tweak, Weasel, brings a better and a more in depth search. Weasel is the iOS equivalent of Alfred. To use…

My 6 Favorite Lock Screen Tweaks

The iOS lock screen is the first thing you see when you turn on an iOS Device, but it’s very basic and hasn’t evolved over the years. It’s a blank canvas waiting to be painted, and Apple refuses to make any major changes. Luckily, there are a plethora of jailbreak tweaks that will transform and recreate the lock screen. Guest Mode The…

Add a Guest Account to iOS with GuestMode Tweak

iOS devices over the years have evolved into devices that we share and use with many people. The problem is there have never been user accounts or any way to determine who has access to what. A new tweak, GuestMode, tries to solve this problem by adding a guest account to the iPhone. The account that it adds can be heavily customized to suit the guests…

Make Your Own Tweaks with Flex 2

Developing jailbreak tweaks is a tough process and isn’t for everyone. Making jailbreak tweaks is a daunting task for a person like me that can’t write a line of code. I don’t know how tweaks are made and have never made one until now.  A tweak called Flex 2 lets users make tweaks without ever writing a single line of code. Even if you don’t…

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…

iOS 7.1 beta 4 not jailbreak-able using Evasi0n7

Just before Christmas last year, Evad3rs surprised everyone by launching Evasi0n7, the first untethered jailbreak tool that worked with any device running iOS 7+. The release even surprised jailbreak devs, including Saurik, who hadn’t even got Cydia ready for the iOS 7 at that point. Perhaps the one pleasant surprise was that the jailbreak also worked…