iOS Hacks

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.

Comex’s Cydia Substrate alternative Substitute now available in alpha

Comex’s Cydia Substrate alternative Substitute now available in alpha

Substitute, the Cydia Substrate alternative being developed by famed iOS hacker Comex, is now available in alpha. Jailbreakers can download the package from GitHub to try it out on iOS 8, but Comex warns that it has not been tested and is nowhere near stable.

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.

How to enable Internal Settings for iOS 7 Maps app

How to enable Internal Settings for iOS 7 Maps app

Developer Hamza Sood recently tweeted a screenshot of the debug settings for the Maps app in iOS 7.

He also revealed that you can enable it by adding “DebugPanelEnabled” key to maps preferences (com.apple.maps.plist) and activate it with a tap on the status bar.

Get root access on iPhone 4 running iOS 7 beta without jailbreaking [Video]

Get root access on iPhone 4 running iOS 7 beta without jailbreaking [Video]

Folks at AppAdvice have figured out a way to get root access to an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 beta 1 without jailbreaking the device.

Customise iPhone app icons without jailbreaking by using this webapp

Customise iPhone app icons without jailbreaking by using this webapp

If you’re a fan of changing the look of your iPhone’s home screen, but don’t want to or can’t jailbreak it, tooliphone.net is a great webapp that lets you set icons of your own choice for your favorite apps.

Sn0wbreeze 2.9.14 Brings Support For iOS 6.1.3 Tethered Jailbreak

Sn0wbreeze 2.9.14 Brings Support For iOS 6.1.3 Tethered Jailbreak

iH8sn0w has released a new version of Sn0wbreeze (v2.9.14) to add support for iOS 6.1.3.

Sn0wbreeze v2.9.14 will allow Windows users to jailbreak (tethered) their iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch iOS 6.1.3. 

LockHTML 2 Lets You Add Dynamic HTML Widgets To Your iPhone’s Lock Screen

LockHTML 2 Lets You Add Dynamic HTML Widgets To Your iPhone’s Lock Screen

If you’ve used LockHTML, then you’ll be happy to know that the developer Bushe has recently released a new version of the jailbreak tweak on Cydia.

LockHTML 2 allows you to add dynamic HTML widgets to your jailbroken device’s Lock screen and lots more.