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ColorFlow 2 gives a fresh coat of paint to the Music app

If you have ever used the Music app, you probably know that there is a lot of pinkish/reddish colors in the UI. While this is all fine and dandy, it can get rather boring after a while, and the white background can make it hard on the eyes at night. ColorFlow 2 is a new tweak recently released that makes the now playing screen, the lock screen (when it’s playing music), and Spotify adapt the color of the...

Indago tweak brings widget based floating browser to iOS

Are you tired of opening Safari again and again when you come across a web link, want to open a website or perform a quick Google search? If yes, then the new Indago tweak can make your life easier. It adds floating and widget based web browser to your device. This web browser can be used within any app or part of iOS. Once installed and enabled you can open any website in Indago without leaving existing part...

New tweaks: BackupAZ, PhotosDismiss8, QuickVolumeHUD+ and more

If you haven’t refreshed your Cydia sources then now is the time to do so, as a range of new tweaks were released in the store, ready for you to download them on your jailbroken devices. All these new hacks have been featured in this roundup article, telling you what these hacks do. In this post we have showcased BackupAZ Command-Line edition, PhotoDismiss8, NoSafariHistory and QuickVolumeHUD+. Read...

SafariSearchHider tweak prevents certain sites and searches from getting saved

iOS Safari allows users to browse the internet privately or in incognito mode, however switching back and forth between modes can be annoying. The new SafariSearchHider tweak is a powerful hack for jailbroken iOS devices, which allows users to specify certain website extensions and search strings, that are never saved in Safari’s history, no matter which mode is active at the moment. This makes the...

Earth LockScreen puts a rotating globe on iPhone’s lockscreen

Do you find the lockscreen of your iPhone or iPod touch a little too boring? If yes, then a new tweak called Earth Lockscreen can help you make it interesting and fun again. It adds a fully interactive rotating globe on LS, which also lets you zoom as well as move the globe in any direction. The globe that is added is highly detailed and well lit, letting you to see all parts of it. It offers a much better...

InstaTools tweak lets you zoom Instagram images, save them on device

Instagram is one of the most popular iOS apps and its popularity is increasing day by day. While the app is a gold standard for photo editing and sharing apps, it has many quirks as well. For starters, you cannot download photos shared by others or yourself on your device. The app does not even let you zoom on images. A new Cydia tweak called InstaTools solves these problems by allowing users to zoom on images...

Google makes Android Wear compatible with iOS

Even though Apple Watch is always going to be the first choice for any iPhone user, it seems like Apple’s smartwatch has finally got some real competition when it comes to attracting iOS users. Google has recently made Android Wear, which is its OS equivalent to watchOS compatible with iPhone. This means from now on Android Wear users will be able to pair their watches with an iPhone and receive notifications...

New tweaks: BBM+, BetterShutdown, FacesPro, SmartClose and more

As always Cydia developers have had a busy week as several useful new tweaks were released in the store for download. All these tweaks serve diverse purposes, as some allow users to change how apps work while others let them enhance existing iOS features. In this roundup we have featured the best tweaks released in the past few days, so you don’t miss them. This post features BBM+, BetterShutdown, Faces...

CallReply tweak lets you accept or decline calls through a banner

When you receive a call on your iPhone, the call screen covers the whole display until the phone is ringing. In the meantime you cannot continue using your device. So you either have to decline the call or wait for the phone to stop ringing, in case you don’t want to pick it up. The new CallReply tweak, which is still in beta solves this problem by displaying a banner that shows ‘Accept’ and...

Bragi tweak improves the look of Control Center’s music section, adds reachability widget

Control Center has become an integral part of the iOS experience. It gives us quick access to toggles, app shortcuts and music controls. Having music controls in the Control Center has certainly made the life of iPhone and iPad users easier, as they don’t have to open the Music app just to perform basic functions. Now they can control music from any app by simply sliding up on the screen. The new Bragi...