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PersonalAssistant Tweak Adds Commonly Used Functions to the Lockscreen

We look at our iOS devices for a variety of different tasks every day. Whether it’s notifications from apps, our calendar, the weather, the time and alarms, or just seeing how much battery is left our devices, we use our devices a lot throughout the day. Wouldn’t it be great to view this all in one place? Or even better, improve on these tasks? This is what the new tweak entitled “PersonalAssistant”...

Hacker Shows JailbreakMe Like Browser Based Jailbreak Tool for iOS 9.3.2

Remember the good old days when you could jailbreak your iOS device using an online tool called JailbreakMe. Well it seems like iOS hacker Luca Todesco has developed a modern version of that tool capable of jailbreaking iOS 9.3.2. He has demoed his Safari based tool, which when opened through the web browser...

5 Useful Things You Can Do With Spotlight for Mac

Spotlight for Mac offers a convenient way to launch apps, searching for stuff and even preview documents before opening them. However the modern Mac Spotlight is capable of doing much more, as Apple has tried to make it a go to place for performing different tasks and getting useful information without opening different apps. If you don’t use the Spotlight feature, that can be accessed by a ‘Command...

How to Turn Off Facebook Game and App Notifications on iPhone App

If you are a Facebook user, then chances are you have gone through the horror of receiving game and app notifications from your friends repeatedly. Thankfully the amount of Facebook game and app requests we receive these days has reduced greatly and the situation is not as bad as it used to be, but there...

Apple Reportedly Planning to Turn Apple TV into Amazon Echo Competitor

Apple launched Siri about 5 years ago, however since then the personal assistant hasn’t changed much. Sure it has become much more capable then it was at the time of the launch, but it is still limited to iPhones and iPads, with tvOS being the exception. Only this year Apple is expected to bring the popular feature to the Mac. Now it seems like Apple might have even bigger plans for Siri than simply...

How to Quickly Rename Multiple Files Together on a Mac

Have you ever tried to rename a large number of files on your Mac. Depending on the number of items you want to rename it can be a tedious task. Luckily OS X offers a handy feature that allows users to quickly rename a bunch of files. You can not only rename files in bulk but the feature also offers a number of naming options letting you format file names according to your needs. The bulk rename feature...

How to Prevent Mac Spotlight from Showing Certain Items in Search Results

Mac Spotlight search is great for searching items stored on the Mac as well as performing quick search on the web. This handy search feature covers many areas, allowing users to quickly find documents, contacts, apps, images, messages and much more quickly. While Spotlight is great as it is, sometimes users...

iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Teased, Might Not See the Light of Day

If you haven’t heard yet, Apple has recently released a beta for iOS 9.3.3, which is expected to get released in the coming days. While the new iOS version is being beta tested, an iOS hacker named Luca Tedesco has already been able to jailbreak it. He shared the super exciting news on his Twitter account along with Cydia running on the yet-to-be-publicly released operating system. The picture...

iPhone 7 Casing Based on ‘Leaked’ Schematics Allegedly Reveals Design Aspects

As we get closer to September’s iPhone 7 announcement we are seeing more and more leaks hitting the web. Of course most of them are hoaxes, however every year when the device is actually announced and we look back, some of the most obnoxious leaks turn out to be true. Now photos have appeared on the...

TitleFolderSize Tweak Lets You Change the Size of Folder Font, Make It Black

iOS folders are boring and sadly there’s nothing you can do about it. If your iPhone is jailbroken, then things are a little better as you get to add new features and customizations to this all important part of the operating system. The new TitleFolderSize does just that, by allowing jailbreak users to change the way folders appear on their devices. With this hack installed you can significantly...

tvOS 10 Feature Request: Add Support for Wired Headphones

With WWDC coming up in just a few short weeks, we are probably going to see the announcement of iOS 10 and macOS 10.12, as well as watchOS 3 and tvOS 10. While we have heard rumors of features for all the other operating systems, it seems we haven’t heard a single rumor about tvOS. We thought we would...

TaiG Associate 3K Assistant Says They Never Stopped Working on Jailbreak

Its been months since we last saw the jailbreak for any latest version of iOS. There hasn’t been shortage of rumors and posers, however nothing came close to materializing. While many thought TaiG, the well-known jailbreak team based in China has stopped working on the next jailbreak, one of their...