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iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.4 finally get untethered jailbreak, still not ready for everyone

The Evasi0n tool to untethered jailbreak devices running iOS 6 or above was released earlier this year. This tool has the ability to jailbreak all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch up until iOS 6.1.2. The exploit that was used by Evasion jailbreak tool to untethered iOS was patched by Apple in iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.4 versions so there was no way to jailbreak these versions – until recently. Now...

Make Google Maps your default maps app on iOS with MapsOpener tweak

MapsOpener tweak from Cydia enables users to change the default maps application on their iOS device from Apple Maps to Google Maps in just a few simple steps. In the post-iOS 6 world Google Maps is no longer the stock maps application on iOS and users have to download it from the App Store. The privilege of being the default maps of iOS was taken from Google Maps when Apple added its own maps service to...

CodeScrambler tweak makes it harder for others to find out your passcode

New CodeScrambler tweak from Cydia aims to make passcode feature even more secure by shuffling the buttons on lockscreen’s numpad. One of the best ways to keep your personal data on the iPhone secure is by using the built-in passcode feature. This feature of iOS restricts the access to the iPhone or any other iOS device to anyone who does not know the user specified 4 digit code. (adsbygoogle...

Add app size to the delete menu with Uninstall Application Size tweak

A new Cydia hack called the Uninstall Application Size tweak is now available that adds a really nice feature to iOS’s application delete menu. Sometimes we reach the stage  when there’s further free space available on our iOS device. At this stage we have to delete some of the apps we have downloaded previously in order to free up space to install new apps or other types of data. Now when...

Add Calendar to iOS’s Notification Center With CalendarX Tweak

CalendarX tweak is a new Cydia hack for jailbroken iOS devices that adds a fully functional and feature-filled calendar to the Notification Center. CalendarX tweak adds a standalone calendar to Notification Center that is in no way connected with the stock Calendar.app. This tweak is much more than just a calendar that tells the current data to the users. It allows them to add events to any date and shift...

Replace Slide to unlock with Nintendo-like game controller with Control Unlocker tweak

A new tweak called Control Unlocker has been released in Cydia that allows users to replace the slide to unlock button from their iPhone’s lockscreen with a nostalgic game controller. The tweak adds a classic Nintendo-like game controller on the lockscreen complete with its four buttons for direction as well as ‘A’ and ‘B’ buttons. The Control Unlocker tweak can be configured...

Add Galaxy S4’s Smart Pause feature to iPhone with FaceHalt tweak

FaceHalt tweak is a new addition to the Cydia store that brings Galaxy S4’s Smart Pause feature to iPhone 5 and other iOS devices. When Samsung Galaxy S4 was released one of the most touted feature of this flagship smartphone was its Smart Pause. Smart Pause feature is a unique feature of Galaxy S4 that pauses a video when you are not looking at the screen. It uses the built-in sensors to detect the...

How to remove Cydia from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using iTunes

If you have a jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that is running Cydia and you would like to remove the jailbreak as well as Cydia store from it then you will have to restore your iOS device. Restoring the iOS device to the same or latest version of iOS will remove jailbreak and uninstall the Cydia store from your Apple device. In this post we will show you how to remove Cydia from your iPhone Pad or...

Add more functionality to iOS’s Clock.app with Stopwatch Pro tweak

iOS devices are equipped with a Clock.app by default, which not only allows them to check the current times for different cities of the world but also includes Alarm, Timer and Stopwatch functionalities all in one place. The Stopwatch feature of the stock Clock app works fine and does the job pretty well however if you want to save your logs to access them later you are out of luck and have to rely on third...

How to add a repo in Cydia

Whenever you jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch Cydia is installed on it. Cydia by default has most of the popular repositories added including the Bigboss repo, ModMyi repo etc so you don’t have to add yourself. This is very convenient and most of the time you don’t need to add any other repo or source to Cydia in order to download stuff. However there are times when you need to add...

Say hello to iOSHacker.com

Welcome readers. We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest iOS focused blog called the iOS Hacker. In the coming days you will find a lot of great stuff related to everyone’s favorite mobile operating system which includes the content not found anywhere else. We will be covering news, apps, games, hacks, how to’s and everything else you can imagine connected to iOS. You can like us...