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Add avatars to Messages app with SMSContactPhotos7 tweak

A new tweak for jailbroken iOS devices has been released in Cydia that changes how the stock messages app looks. SMSContactPhotos7 tweak adds photos of people who are added in a user’s contact list in messages. This change not only makes the app more personal but also give users a feeling like they are talking to their friends on an online chat service instead of SMS. The avatars are added for both...

Evolution of iOS 7 shown in one graphic

After not updating iOS for several years it seems like apple has finally learned its lesson. Since the release of iOS 7 the company has made several changes to its UI elements to further refine the looks of one of world’s most popular mobile operating system. iOS 7.1 beta 3 that was made available yesterday also features several visual enhancement that are enough to prove that Apple is still working...

Unofficial build of evasi0n7 jailbreaks iOS 7.1 beta 3

As we reported yesterday Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 3 to registered developers so that they can get their apps ready for the point update. After the release of beta 3 the first thing that came to my mind was whether the exploit used in evasi0n7 jailbreak is still alive or not. But after testing it has been proved that latest build is not supported by evasi0n7. However good news is that Apple hasn’t...

Five Gorgeous Themes for iOS 7 that replace its icons

The availability of iOS 7 jailbreak means we get a chance of restyling our iPhones or iPads with winterboard themes. While the latest version of iOS features a major redesign there’s a consensus among a large fraction of iOS users that its new icons are pretty bad. But that’s not a problem since we can now change those icons replacing them with the ones of our choice. There are several iOS 7...

Awesome new tweaks: ByPass, SwitcherDismiss, Quick Gestures 2, FMFIP Spoofer, Spectral and more

Proving anyone who has been saying jailbreak has become obsolete with the release of iOS 7 wrong new tweaks are being released in Cydia on daily basis. Today is no different as several awesome new tweaks have been released in the jailbreak store. All of these tweaks change the behaviour of iOS in one way or another making it even more user friendly. Today we are going to take at these fresh new tweaks. ByPass We...

How to sync photos between your iPhone or iPad and computer the right way

Efficiency and ease of access are the essential components of every piece of tech and Apple does it better than anyone else. Transferring your photos taken with the camera of your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is pretty easy. You simply plug in your device to your Mac or Windows PC and it appears as a digital camera where you can copy all the photos for a safe backup. However the reverse that is transferring...

Apple seeds iOS 7.1 beta 3, now available for download

Apple has just released iOS 7.1 beta 3 and it is now available for download. The third beta has been seeded to registered developers who can grab it from the dev center or through OTA if they are running the previous beta. iOS 7.1 beta 3 has been released for all iOS 7 iPhones, iPads and iPod touch 5th gen. The first beta of iOS 7.1 was released back in November while the second beta was released in December....

Upload files to your jailbroken iPhone or iPad using iFile

iFile is the best file manager for jailbroken iOS devices. It allow users to access files running under user root directory and transfer files to their iPhone wirelessly. iFile recently received a major update that brought a fresh new look and support for iOS 7 and ARM64 devices. Transferring files from your Mac or Windows PC to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iFile is very easy. You can transfer files,...

New in Cydia: SkipLock, No Switcher Icons, CCHide, AlwaysClear and CCNowPlaying

Over the past few weeks many new Cydia tweaks have been released that remind us how dull life was before the release of evasi0n7 jailbreak. Continuing the trend several useful iOS 7 tweaks got unleashed in Cydia recently, which includes SkipLock, No Switcher Icons, CCHide, AlwaysClear and CCNowPlaying. We have explained about what these tweaks do below. SkipLock SkipLock is one of those tweaks that although...

iOS accessories at CES 2014: SteelSeries Stratus controller, MiniDrone, Sphero 2B and GuitarSidekick (Roundup – Part 1)

CES 2014 is about to kick off and awesome accessories have already started pouring in. Although Apple does not take part in the Consumer Electric Show itself many companies that develop products for iOS devices showcase their creations at the event. Several great accessories are revealed at this annual show and this year is no different. We have featured some of the best iOS accessories that have been introduced...

AirBlue Sharing brings Bluetooth file sharing to iOS 7 and ARM64 devices

Anyone who has been using a jailbroken device for a while would be familiar with AirBlue Sharing tweak. It is a fabulous tweak that allows users to share files from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to users of other devices. Unlike Apple’s AirDrop feature the AirBlue Sharing is not limited to iOS 7 powered devices and supports a lot more types of files including music, PDF files, videos and more. The latest...

MiniPlayer 3.0 adds music player widget to iOS 7’s homescreen

For those of you who are fans of having widgets on the homescreen the MiniPlayer tweak has always provided an unofficial solution of controlling music without launching the app. This tweak the experience of iTUnes 11 MiniPlayer to iOS. If you were a user of this tweak on iOS 6 then you will be pleased to know that MiniPlayer 3.0 has been released in Cydia and is now available for download. The latest version...