Posts tagged "tweak"

Jailbreak: Tweak Allows You to Customize Volume HUD

Jailbreak developers are always seeking out news ways to tweak iOS in small chunks to make certain aspects more appealing and convenient. Even when you think all the possibly-modifiable areas of iOS have been covered, a new jailbreak tweak comes around that does something totally unimaginable and interesting. If you're looking to add further functionality to the iPhone and iPod Touch volume indication HUD (heads-up display), a new jailbreak tweak, dubbed HUD Pro, has all of the flexibility and options you could possibly hope for - in fact, some are a bit too far-fetched.

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Jailbreak: Set Google Maps as Default App

The numerous issues with Apple's official Maps app since its introduction back with the launch of iOS 6 have rendered it almost impossible to use towards a user's overall benefit, for many. Thankfully, however, Google finally released an iPhone-compatible client for its Google Maps service. Dubbed just that, Google Maps is a very noteworthy alternative for your mapping requirements especially with Apple Maps' bugs in mind. The only problem? It can't be set as the default maps app of your choice. Unless you're jailbroken, that is...

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Jailbreak Tweak Displays Wallpaper While Charging iOS Device

For some odd reason, Apple displays a plain, black background while iOS devices are plugged into some sort of power source. Of course, the jailbreak community has decided to come to the rescue with ChargingBackground, a tweak that retains a user's background image even while the battery indicator is present.

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Jailbreak Only: Music Widget for Homescreen & Notification Center

Jukebox is a new jailbreak tweak designed to allow for easier music management while rocking out to your most favorite tunes. With optimal functionality, the tweak adds a minimal, yet useful, widget to both your homescreen as well as Notification Center.

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Jailbreak Only: Autofill Option for Entering App Store Password

There are some minute qualms with iOS for which we greatly thank the existence of the jailbreak community. One of those is the fact that iOS requires you to enter your iTunes password repeatedly whilst downloading new apps or app updates - this quickly becomes a tedious task.

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Jailbreak Only: RapidLinks Makes It Easy to Access Your Favorite Pages

There are tons of things that Apple could learn from Apple - both minute details of iOS that could be tweaked to be more beneficiary and also huge changes that could be pushed by the Cupertino-based company. While it's not anything iOS is desperately in need of, RapidLinks is a handy jailbreak tweak.

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Jailbreak Tweak: Get More Out of Notifications

Now available on Cydia for $1.99, Reveal is a new jailbreak tweak that further enhances the functionality of Apple's new notification system. While Notification Center is a certain improvement over the obtrusive blue boxes that previously plagued iOS, some may argue that the current is a bit limited.

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Jailbreak: SwipeSelection – Intuitive Text Editing

Just yesterday, a concept was posted on YouTube showcasing an intuitive text editing method that many people hoped Apple would eventually implement into iOS. Although Apple's view on the concept won't be evident until future iterations of iOS, a jailbreak developer has turned the concept into real life in the form of SwipeSelection.

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Run Multiple Apps Simultaneously with Jailbreak Tweak

Writer Michael DeLisi and I have spent the last weeks questioning the availability of the ability to somehow run multiple applications at one time on the iPad. While it would increase the functionality of your iPad, it would also be an awesome step in furthering the potential of tablets. The ability to do so is now here in the form of a respectable jailbreak tweak.

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Jailbreak Only: Add Another Functionality to Siri

We've lately been on a Siri streak first covering the new competition, Evi, and then providing you with a way to easily tweet using Siri. Still on the same road, today we're going to show you how to make Siri your own personal translator - the catch is, you've got to have a jailbroken iPhone 4S.

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