DNS servers, or Domain Name System servers, essentially allow you to browse the Internet in a user friendly manner. They provide your computer with the capability to recognize the web addresses you type in and connect to their places on the web. With Internet service, your computer automatically gets assigned a DNS server to use. Most users don’t ever have to think about DNS servers or changing them. Still, there are potential benefits to swapping out your assigned server for a new one, even on an iPhone or iPad.
Best iPhone Hacks
We seem to be waiting forever for the iOS 10 jailbreak, but given that hackers have been able to jailbreak it, we have been quite hopeful that it will be released sooner or later.
iOS 10 finally brings the ability to hide stock apps that you rarely use. To hide a specific system app, all you have to do is to put the Home screen into jiggle mode and tap on the X button to hide it.
It can be very frustrating when you find out that your iPhone has been stolen and all your private and important data are lost. Apple offers a nifty tool for tracking your lost iPhone via Find My iPhone. You can remotely put your iPhone into Lost Mode, track its last known location or play a sound. But all of this require your iPhone to be connected to an internet network.
Well, it looks like the rumors of a dark mode in iOS 10 have come and gone. Yet oddly enough, there are still signs in iOS that indicate Apple occasionally likes crossing over to the dark side. A clever trick allows you to bring some of that out in the form of a black dock, black home screen folders and dark widgets.
A few days back, iOS developer Steve Troughton-Smith discovered a hidden one-handed keyboard feature in iPhone that makes it easier to type on larger displays. This feature can only be activated using the simulator in XCode, but as is always the case, if your device is jailbroken, you can get it right now using a new jailbreak tweak called OneHanded.
iOS 10 has been out for quite a while and many of us are already enjoying the awesome new features that it provides such as Lock screen widgets, iMessage effects and Raise to Wake.
In case you were busy this week and didn’t get a chance to check out 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 Phone app in iOS comes with a Favorites tab where you can add all your favorite contacts so that you can call them quickly. Now, a new jailbreak tweak known as QuickDial Lite goes a step further by providing a better and faster way of dialing your favorite contacts.
Ever wanted to customize the look of the battery icon in the Status bar? Check out Lithium Ion, a new jailbreak tweak that comes packed with a bunch of customization settings and icons to change the battery icon.