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WinterBoard gains full iOS 8 support, brings themes to iPhone 6

One of the most popular and essential iOS jailbreak utility, WinterBoard has finally been updated to add iPhone 6 support and it is now available for download. The tweak supports iOS versions up to iOS 8.1, allowing Cydia users to download themes, icon packs, wallpapers and more on their devices and customize them according to their liking. One of the most notable changes in this update is that now WinterBoard...

Virtual Home 8 (iOS 8) turns Touch ID sensor into home button

Touch ID is now part of most recently released iPhone and iPad models. This highly useful sensor allows users to unlock their device and perform a number of other operations by scanning their unique fingerprint. A new Cydia tweak for iOS 8 devices called Virtual Home 8 (iOS 8) takes Touch ID’s functionality...

Pyx for iOS 8 adds smooth animations to app switcher

The app switcher or multitasking screen of iOS is one of the most used sections of the operating system. With the release of iOS 7 this particular section received a major overhaul and got fully redesigned. Now you see a card for each app showing the app’s icon and its preview. You can swipe left or right to scroll through the apps that are running in the background and launch them. The newly released...

CNN compares iPhone 6 camera with professional equipment and shares useful tips

CNN just like other professional news broadcasting outlets use high quality cameras to record footage that is aired on its TV channel. Recently the news service decided to compare its professional cameras with iPhone 6 to see how the most popular portable camera compares with expensive equipment it uses. The footage used in the report was shot at London’s famous Piccadilly Circus. The video embedded...

New iOS 8 tweaks: BounceNotify8, CustomClock, HandsFree 2, Programmable SMS and more

A variety of new iOS 8 compatible tweaks were released in Cydia. All of these hacks are very different from one another and allow users to customize how different features and apps of iOS work. In this round up we have featured BounceNotify8, CustomClock, HandsFree 2 (iOS 8), NoPhotosCollection, NoLongPressKeys...

Solar Cydia tweak brings Apple Watch’s solar watch face to iOS

The upcoming Apple Watch comes in many colors and designs however one thing that really allows users to customize its look is the wide range of watch faces available for it by default. A new Cydia tweak called Solar brings one of the watch faces from Apple Watch to iPhone’s lockscreen. The awesome looking tweak matches the sun’s position relative to the horizen in real-time giving your iPhone...

PreferenceOrganizer 2 rearranges items in Settings app

Settings app is one of the most crucial parts of iOS as you can use this single app to make changes to system settings, apps, mail and if you are jailbroken then tweaks as well. While the Settings app is fine as it is there are times when you want to rearrange the items found in it to make it convenient for you to get to things quickly, especially if you have installed tons of apps and tweaks. A tweak...

NoRecentlyDeleted tweak stops iOS from keeping deleted photos

With iOS 8 came the super annoying ‘Recently Deleted’ folder in the Albums section of Photos app. This folder temporarily holds the images you have deleted from your device for a period of 1 month. After that period iOS automatically deletes them forever. During this time you can restore the images or manually re-delete them. While it can be handy in some situations when you want to restore...

MorePredict increases the number of words in predictive keyboard

iOS 8 brought the predictive keyboard feature that makes it easier for users to type on their iOS device. When this feature is turned on, iOS intelligently shows three word suggestions based on the sentence your are typing. If any of the given words matches what you were going to type then you can simply...

Queue up songs in Music app with UpNext tweak from Cydia

iTunes has a really nice feature that allows you to add your favorite songs in a queue so you don’t have to create a playlist or manually select the next song after finishing the first one. Sadly this feature is missing from otherwise great stock Music app of iPhone and iPad. A new tweak for iOS 8 called UpNext brings this essential feature to iOS by allowing users to add songs to queue so they can...