Weekly Roundup: 15 new and noteworthy tweaks of the week (April 19)

Weekly Roundup: 15 new and noteworthy tweaks of the week (April 19)

In case you were busy last week and didn’t get a chance to take a look at Cydia, don’t worry as we have compiled a list of all the new tweaks that were released in the week which are worth checking out.

The newly released tweaks range from notifying you when a WhatsApp contact gets online to placing the media control buttons at the tip of your fingers.

How to recover photos or videos from an iPhone backup

How to recover photos or videos from an iPhone backup

Have you backed up your iPhone lately? If you haven’t you may want to do so right now, because losing all your apps, contacts, and most importantly, you photos and videos, can be a huge pain in the ass. If you misplace, break, or have your phone stolen you’ll lose your entire Camera Roll collection of photos and videos. But if you made a recent backup you just may be able to recover all your photos and videos in no time.

Eclair: Jailbreak tweak hides open apps when locking your iPhone

Eclair: Jailbreak tweak hides open apps when locking your iPhone

Locking your iOS device while an app is still open will force your iPhone to display it again after unlocking. If you don’t want others to find out what you were doing last on your iOS device, you should perhaps check out a new jailbreak tweak called Eclair that claims to fix this issue.

The Music App gets a complete redesign in iOS 8.4 [Hands-on video]

The Music App gets a complete redesign in iOS 8.4 [Hands-on video]

iOS 8.4 beta which was seeded to developers few days back comes with an all-new Music app.

To some, it will be a welcomed change, for others maybe not. But, whichever side you land one, the Music app is getting a remodel. Let’s take a look at the changes and see if you’re a fan of what’s to come.

Get The iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle For 40% Off [Deals Hub]

Get The iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle For 40% Off  [Deals Hub]

We count on so many different electronic devices throughout the day, it becomes a real hassle when one isn’t working the way we expect it to. Just like with your car or any other necessity, if you know how to fix it yourself, you can get back to your routine that much faster. The iFixIt Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle has everything you need to keep your devices running. Get it on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

How to look up word definitions quickly via an Activator gesture

How to look up word definitions quickly via an Activator gesture

When you come across a word that you don’t understand while using your iPhone, you can easily look up its definition by holding onto the word and choosing ‘Define’ from the action menu. ‘Define Activator’ is a new jailbreak tweak that makes this task a lot easier.

How to change the color of recording, tethering, call and navigation Status bars

How to change the color of recording, tethering, call and navigation Status bars

If you’ve ever pressed the Home button during a phone call, you must have noticed a larger Status bar colored green which shows the call duration. The same effect takes place when you’re recording a voice memo or tethering your mobile data as the Status bar will be colored either red or light blue.

Exclusive Apple Watch Sport bands showcased at Salone Del Mobile Design Fair in Milan

Exclusive Apple Watch Sport bands showcased at Salone Del Mobile Design Fair in Milan

At Milan, Italy yesterday, Apple showcased the Apple Watch to consumers at the Salone Del Mobile Design fair. Apart from Apple’s Phil Schiller and Marc Newson, Jony Ive also made it to the event, and showcased some unreleased sports band for the Apple Watch.

Two roommates stabbed each other while arguing iPhone vs Android

Two roommates stabbed each other while arguing iPhone vs Android

For anyone that takes a cursory glance online, specifically at forums where mobile operating systems are discussed, they would know that arguments tend to be the norm.

Apple’s lottery for WWDC 2015 ends, confirmation emails being delivered to lucky winners

Apple’s lottery for WWDC 2015 ends, confirmation emails being delivered to lucky winners

Every year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, demand for the event outstrips the amount of tickets available.