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Shy Page Dots tweak only shows homescreen’s dots when you scroll

The page dots on the homescreen are very useful when you have several app pages on your iOS devices. While they serve an important purpose, having them on the screen all the time is pointless. If you are a minimalist who has been using different tweaks to hide homescreen’s page dots you will be pleased to know a new tweak called Shy Page Dots has arrived with a far better solution. (adsbygoogle...

AppBuyer malware affecting jailbroken iOS devices steals Apple ID to download apps

Despite all the mishappenings that occurred in the past, iOS is still considered one of the safest mobile operating systems on the planet. However every now and then new malwares appear on the scene that particularly target the more vulnerable jailbroken iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. Now a new malware dubbed as AppBuyer has been uncovered that essentially downloads malicious files on a jailbroken iOS...

Protean tweak adds, removes and modifies items in iOS Status Bar

If there’s one part of iOS that is not only majorly prominent but stays on the screen most of the time then that’s the Status Bar. You look at it countless times a day to check time, battery size, signals etc. Sadly iOS does not give you many options when it comes to customizing the status bar for it to better match your needs. That’s where a newly released Cydia tweak Protean comes...

Use Apple’s dedicated SOI Removal tool to delete U2’s album from your iTunes account

At its iPhone 6 and iWatch event Apple surprised everyone by announcing that U2’s new album ‘Songs of Innocence’ will be gifted to each and every iTunes account user. This announcement received a mixed reaction from the users, many of whom complained about not being able to completely remove the free album from their Apple IDs. We wrote a guide on how you could remove the album from your...

How to remove multiple Cydia tweaks at once

Jailbreak users know how simple it is to use Cydia on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. However Cydia has its quirks, one of which is it has to respring the device whenever a new tweak is installed or removed. The respringing takes a few seconds to complete however things get worse when you want to remove multiple Cydia tweaks because if you are uninstalling them one by one then you will have to respring...

FacePane tweak will let users Facetime from any part of iOS [teaser]

An upcoming tweak called FacePane from developer Andrew Wiik will allow iOS users to talk to their friends on a Facetime video call from anywhere on iOS. The tweak will show the video call pane on the screen where you will be able to see the call in action while being able to use any app you like. The FacePane tweak makes the experience of using Facetime a lot more powerful than it already is. Normally,...

CSwitcher tweak adds iOS app switcher to the Control Center

To access the app switcher and jump from app to another, you have to double press the home button to launch the app switcher screen. If you have a device whose home button is not functioning properly or you simply don’t like the idea of pressing the home button then a new Cydia tweak called CSwitcher...

How to remove the free U2 ‘Songs of Innocence’ album from iPhone or iPad

At the iPhone 6 event Apple announced that it will be giving away U2’s new ‘Songs of Innocence’ album to all iTunes users. The company lived up to its promise and to the joy of U2 fans the new album has started showing up on everyone’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. While U2 fans won’t...

How to quickly hide iOS 8 Predictive bar and bring it back (tip)

Among many other changes added in iOS 8 one very notable feature is its Predictive bar for the on-screen keyboard. This bar displays suggestions in real-time as you type in three boxes that appear right over the keyboard. The bar is surprisingly accurate and useful, and once you get used to it you cannot go back. While the Predictive bar is useful there are times when you simply want to get rid of it to...

Download the iconic iPhone 6 wallpaper and other iOS 8 GM wallpapers here

Apple announced iPhone 6 and released iOS 8 GM yesterday. Both of them feature gorgeous new wallpapers that everyone wants to get their hands on. If you have been looking to download the iconic iPhone 6 wallpaper that is featured along with the new devices on Apple’s website or want to have the new...