Tag Archive: Tweak


Apple patents ‘panic mode’ tweak for Touch ID

Thanks to innovations like Apple Pay, Touch ID has become increasingly useful as of late. But Apple’s got another idea it’s been toying with also — in the form of a “panic mode,” which can be entered by unlocking your iPhone with a certain finger. Apple offers a few differing versions of what this panic […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Jailbreak tweak brings 3D Touch to older iPhones. Kind of.

3D Touch has been the most widely-praised feature of the iPhone 6s in its advance reviews, so it’s no great surprise that savvy jailbreakers would attempt to replicate the technology in older iPhones. One attempt at this is a new free tweak called ForceTouchActivator, which tries to impersonate 3D Touch by using long presses to expand […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Tweak your Apple Watch notifications

Notifications are why we all got an Apple Watch, right? We want to be able to know what’s going on in our digital lives all the time, but we want to do it faster, without having to pull out an…

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Free app Tweak and Tuneup boosts performance of your Mac

This post is brought to you by Systweak Software, creator of free performance-boosting Mac app Tweak and Tuneup. To get the most out of your Mac, you should occasionally purge all the unwanted files that can negatively affect your system’s…

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Cool jailbreak tweak puts OS X’s dock on your iPhone

Apple may eventually merge OS X and iOS, but I can’t see it happening any time soon. In an interview last year, Phil Schiller dismissed the idea of combining both (exactly what Microsoft recently announced plans to do with Windows…

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Simple tweak lets you use your Xbox One controller on your Mac

If you’ve ever dreamed of using an Xbox One controller to play games on your Mac, today is your lucky day — thanks to a new application which recently appeared on GitHub. Created by user Guilherme Araújo, all you have have…

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Once you see this small typography tweak Apple made in OS X Yosemite, you can’t unsee it

Apple pays more attention to the details then anyone else. Sometimes the details they pay attention to are so small, you don’t notice them at all for a long time… but once you see what they’ve done, you can never…

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iPhone 6 production hits snag as Apple makes last-minute tweak

Apple is expected to reveal the iPhone in nearly three weeks, but according to a Reuters report, production has hit a snag, sending suppliers scrambling to get enough parts in time, thanks to a last minute design change. To make the…

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Get iOS 8′s Notification Center on iOS 7 with this slick jailbreak tweak

iOS 7′s Notification Center is useful, but Apple’s made a number of improvements in iOS 8. For one thing, they dropped the ‘Missed’ tab, which was always next to useless. There’s also support for third-party widgets in Today View, as…

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This jailbreak tweak gives iMessage head, Facebook-style

Facebook’s Chat Heads first debuted back in April, 2013 as a central UI element in the new Facebook for Android, the Facebook app on iOS, and the laughably ill-received ‘Facebook phone,’ the HTC First. Just like it sounds, a Chat…

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