iPad Hacks

How to Make Home Screen Folders Round on iPhone and iPad Without Jailbreaking

How to Make Home Screen Folders Round on iPhone and iPad Without Jailbreaking

We’ve seen lots of glitches in iOS that let you put folders inside other folders or hide built-in apps you don’t want — but the latest in iOS 9.3 is probably the strangest yet. By simply changing your wallpaper, you can make your home screen folders completely round. Here’s how.

How to disable system animations without jailbreaking to speed up your iPhone and iPad

How to disable system animations without jailbreaking to speed up your iPhone and iPad

iOS 9 might seem pretty fast and responsive to you, but did you know it can be even faster? If you disable system animations using this neat trick — which requires no jailbreak — you get apps that open and close so fast you won’t have time to lift your finger from the screen.

Grayd00r hack brings iOS 9 look, improved performance to iPod touch 3G, original iPad

Grayd00r hack brings iOS 9 look, improved performance to iPod touch 3G, original iPad

If you’re still clinging onto a really old iPod or iPad, you’re missing out on Apple’s latest iOS releases. But with a new hack called Grayd00r, you can install an iOS 9-like user interface on your iPod touch 3G or original iPad, and greatly improve performance at the same time.

iOS 9 hack lets users play Doom in Picture-in-Picture mode on the iPad

iOS 9 hack lets users play Doom in Picture-in-Picture mode on the iPad

iOS 9’s new Picture-in-Picture mode allows iPad users to watch videos in a small screen while they continue to do other things on their device. But with some simple hacks and zero jailbreaking, the feature can be tricked into playing games like Doom — as demonstrated in the video below.

iOS 8 bug allows hackers to crash iPhones over Wi-Fi

iOS 8 bug allows hackers to crash iPhones over Wi-Fi

Researchers have proven that it’s possible for attackers to crash any iPhone or iPad over Wi-Fi, thanks to a bug in iOS 8. In some cases, devices can be forced into a boot-loop, rendering them unusable.

iPhone’s passcode bypassed using software-based bruteforce tool

iPhone’s passcode bypassed using software-based bruteforce tool

Last week, we reported on a $300 device called the IP Box, which was allowing repair shops and hackers to bypass passcodes and gain access to locked iOS devices. But it turns out that expensive hardware isn’t required; TransLock, a new utility for Mac, can do the same job over USB.

Add 10 new languages to Siri with the MoreSiri tweak for jailbroken iOS devices

Add 10 new languages to Siri with the MoreSiri tweak for jailbroken iOS devices

Does Siri still not support your native language? Perhaps MoreSiri can help. The new tweak for jailbroken iOS devices adds 10 new languages to Apple’s virtual assistant — including Danish, Dutch, and Russian.

Upcoming Leap Motion hack will bring cool gesture controls to iPhone and iPad

Upcoming Leap Motion hack will bring cool gesture controls to iPhone and iPad

Leap Motion, the tiny box that brings motion controls to Macs and PCs, can be made to work with iOS, too. In the video below, developer Elias Limneos demonstrates how the device can enable cool, hands-free gesture controls on an iPhone, like the ability to turn over your hand to put your phone to sleep.

This tiny box uses brute force to bypass the passcode on your iPhone

This tiny box uses brute force to bypass the passcode on your iPhone

With almost every iteration of iOS, Apple has made it even more difficult to bypass a passcode lock. But the tiny box you see above is able to use brute force to bypass a passcode and gain entry to a locked iOS device while keeping its data intact.

This iPad Air 2 runs Windows 98 and plays Fallout 2

This iPad Air 2 runs Windows 98 and plays Fallout 2

The idea of running Windows 98 on an iOS device may seem pretty pointless to most, but there’s no denying it’s incredibly cool. Especially when you put it to good use, like the YouTuber in the video below, who uses it to play 1998 PC classic Fallout 2.