iOS Block – A Widget System for iOS (Concept)

Perhaps one of the coolest concepts I’ve seen yet for iOS. A very smart and simple way to have widgets on iOS. YouTube user technofou has created a concept in which iOS adapts widget capability but doesn’t alter the core of iOS. With a simple open-pinch gesture, you can turn an application into a small block that displays basic information from that application, just like a widget. These blocks are also interactive, so you can control…

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Flappy Bird Being Taken Down?

  I am sorry 'Flappy Bird' users, 22 hours from now, I will take 'Flappy Bird' down. I cannot take this anymore. — Dong Nguyen (@dongatory) February 8, 2014 The developer of the popular app “Flappy Bird”, Dong Nguyen, has announced via Twitter that he will remove the app in 22 hours. His tweet was made approximately 1 hour ago, so in 21 hours, the app will be gone. Nguyen said that the removal of…

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PasswordPilot updated for iOS 7 and iPhone 5s

For those of you that don’t know, PasswordPilot is a free tweak by Fillippo Biga that automatically puts your AppStore password when downloading or updating apps from the app store or the iTunes store on your device. It is a great tweak if you want to bypass the password each time you download an app or a new song.  Passwords are not stored in plain text (they are encrypted), so it is safe to use. You can…

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Lockscreen Extender: Extending Your Lockscreen Dim Delay

Have you ever been in the situation where your lockscreen dimmed just as you were about to start using it? Isn’t that just frustrating? Well a recently released tweak, from the developer FreeApple, will solve this issue. Lockscreen Extender is a simple tweak that completes a simple task. It allows you to extend your dim delay on your lockscreen. The integers of time you can set your dim delay to are 60 seconds, 2 minutes,…

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Ayna: Your Pocket Mirror for iOS

Ayna is a recently released, very simple tweak from Cydia. It allows you to launch your front-facing camera while on your lockscreen and through Control Center. Now, for some of you, this might be categorized as useless, but I’ve seen many people use their iPhone camera as a mirror. Whether it’s after eating sloppy food or just before they go out, I’ve seen people utilize their iPhone front-facing camera as a mirror more than any…

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Swipebright – Quicker way to change brightness

Brightness is probably one of the most common things to adjust in iOS, or any device for that matter. I don’t know why, but I’ve always hated using Control Center to change my brightness. Swiping up was just an extra step that I didn’t need. This is where a tweak by IanP is very useful. Available in the BigBoss repo for $0.99, it lets you swipe your status bar horizontally to adjust brightness. You can…

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StatusHUD 2: An Unobtrusive Volume HUD Indicator

Sometimes, when you’re watching a video and  you adjust the volume, you get iOS volume hud indicator. Annoying in iOS 6, but you could live with it because it was transparent, but in iOS 7 it is an disruptive translucent block in the middle of your screen. StatusHUD 2 has now been updated for iOS 7, brought to you by iOS developer Alan Yip. StatusHUD 2 moves the volume HUD indicator to the status bar…

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KillApp7: Hassle-Free Way to Remove All Apps from the Multitasking Window

KillApp7 is a new tweak for iOS 7 by iOS developer @uGuer that saves a lot of time when it comes to multitasking. This tweak adds a button to the multitasking window that, when pressed, clears all apps from the multitasking window; creates an option to automatically remove an app from the multitasking window when the app is closed; and also creates an options to show your Free RAM in the multitasking window. You can…

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