Tag Archive: Jailbreak


xRec Sneaks Into App Store, Records iPhone Screen Without Jailbreak

xrecHave you ever wished you could record your iPhone’s screen activity? Short of a tool on the Mac like Reflector, it’s hard to capture video of iOS in action. Apple doesn’t allow apps in the App Store that can record video of anything on the screen… until now. A new app called xRec has managed […]

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Hack Your iPhone To Allow Personal Tethering, No Jailbreak Required

HotSpotOne of the features that still differentiates various iPhone carriers is the ability to tether your laptop or tablet to your iPhone’s data connection without paying an extra fee. Some carriers let you do this, some don’t… and if you want to avoid tethering charges, your only option is a jailbreak, or find an app […]

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New Tweak Lets You Choose From 7 Different Unlock Animations On Your iPhone [Jailbreak]

LiveWire-Pro-iPhoneThere’s nothing wrong with the default unlock animation on iOS, but having lived with it for six years, it’s nice to have a change. With LiveWire Pro, a new tweak for jailbroken iPhones, you can choose from seven different unlock animations and quickly switch to another when you fancy a change. You may have already […]

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OpenJailbreak: A Community Project To Help Keep iOS Hackable [Jailbreak]

Cydia-iPhone-5Earlier today, we showed you a screenshot of what appears to be iOS 7 in some sort of jailbroken state. While the screenshot doesn’t confirm that iOS 7 has been fully jailbroken by any means, it’s a good sign that jailbreaking will live on in the post-iOS 6 era. OpenJailbreak, a new project led by […]

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New iOS Tweak Adds A QR Code Scanner To Built-In Camera App [Jailbreak]

Decode-CameraThere are countless third-party apps that allow you to scan QR codes and Data Matrixes on your iPhone, but wouldn’t it be easier if you could read them inside the built-in Camera app? Well, with a new tweak for jailbroken iOS devices called Decode Camera, you can. From iOS developer iOShack, Decode Camera brings QR […]

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iOS Hacker P0sixninja Says His Next Project Is Amazing, Bigger Than A Jailbreak

P0sixninjaiOS hacker Joshua Hill, more commonly known as P0isxninja, has taken to Twitter to announce that “amazing things” are coming to us all soon. The details of Hill’s latest project are still a mystery, so we have no idea what he’s planning to unveil. But he says “think bigger than jailbreak.” What could be bigger than […]

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Famed Jailbreak Hacker Pod2G Hates iOS 7 So Much, He’s Ready To Switch To Android

Screen-Shot-2012-05-28-at-12.04.50-AM Famed iOS jailbreak hacker Pod2g hates the redesign of iOS 7 so much he might abandon Apple’s operating system all together… for Android.

On his official Twitter account, Pod2G — an important figure behind the past few jailbreaks, including the iOS 6 Evasi0n jailbreak — tweeted:

After a few days of iOS 7 beta 1 testing, I must admit that I am about to switch to an Android device.

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7 Jailbreak Tweaks Apple Killed In iOS 7

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Looks like a jailbreak theme, but it’s not.

A lot of innovative ideas for iOS get introduced in the jailbreak community. Hackers and developers tinker around with Apple’s software and create new ways to access settings or multitask. And then Apple comes along and kills (or sherlocks) those ideas with its own take in a future iOS release. It happens every year without fail. 2013 and iOS 7 are no different.

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Auxo For iPad: The App Switcher Apple Wouldn’t Make [Jailbreak]

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It’s finally here. 

It all started as a concept in a forum. A designer who goes by the online name of “Sentry” posted mockups of a redesigned app switcher for the iPhone. It was such a unique and innovative take—webOS-like app cards and quick access to Settings toggles—that it got picked up by dozens and dozens of big websites, Cult of Mac included. “This is the awesome, radically redesigned app switcher we  [Read More…]

Jailbreak Concepts We’d Like To See In iOS 7

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Apple has been using ideas that originated in the jailbreak community for years. A jailbreak tweak called MobileNotifier enhanced push notifications in iOS 4, and Apple hired the guy who made it and released Notification Center in iOS 5. Jailbreakers were doing multitasking and tethering before Apple too.

Looking ahead at iOS 7, I honestly have no idea what to expect from Apple. Jony Ive has never really been a big fan  [Read More…]