Jailbreak Apps and Tweaks

Vex allows you to theme your Notification Center and Control Center

Vex allows you to theme your Notification Center and Control Center

Vex is an upcoming tweak that will give you the ability to theme your Notification Center and your Control Center, just by selecting the theme within the settings and respringing your device. There’s quite a few themes to check out as well.

AKMessages will make it a little easier to use the Messages app

AKMessages will make it a little easier to use the Messages app

Just a few days ago, we reviewed an interesting tweak known as TypeTab which brings faster address entry in new Safari tabs. AKMessages is a new jailbreak tweak that works quite similar to TypeTab but is designed for the Messages app.

RecordPause: Jailbreak Tweak lets you pause and resume video recordings with Camera app

RecordPause: Jailbreak Tweak lets you pause and resume video recordings with Camera app

There are times when you want to pause a video recording and resume it later. Unfortunately, this is not possible in iOS 8 as you can only stop a video recording once started unlike other social networking apps which offer pause/resume features as well.

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.

The Best Cydia Tweaks of the Week [March 17 – March 23]

The Best Cydia Tweaks of the Week [March 17 – March 23]

This week in the best tweaks of the week, were going to be taking a look at several free tweaks that aren’t insanely groundbreaking, but they’re more of a “nice to have” kind of tweak, which I never mind to have on my device. The cherry on top is that almost all of them are free.

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.

Transition is a upcoming tweak that will animate the unlocking of your device

Transition is a upcoming tweak that will animate the unlocking of your device

On twitter last week I asked for a tweak that would add an animation when I unlocked my device. Little did I know that there was already a tweak in development by @him_jbg to do just that. That tweak is called Transition and it will make unlocking your device a more customized experience.

Weekly Roundup: 13 new and noteworthy tweaks of the week (March 22)

Weekly Roundup: 13 new and noteworthy tweaks of the week (March 22)

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 trying out.

The newly released tweaks range from bringing enhanced Quick Reply and Quick Compose features to Messages app to providing faster address entry in new Safari tabs.

BioBoot: Jailbreak tweak lets you unlock your rebooted iPhone or iPad with Touch ID

BioBoot: Jailbreak tweak lets you unlock your rebooted iPhone or iPad with Touch ID

If you pay attention to your iPhone after it restarts, you will notice that unlocking your device requires you to enter a passcode. If you have enabled Touch ID, you’ll still be forced to enter the passcode before you can start using Touch ID. BioBoot is a new jailbreak tweak that lets you get rid of this frustration.