Farhan Ismaeel

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PowerColor brings custom color gradients to the iOS battery indicator

Want to better visualize the current status of your iPhone’s battery? <b>PowerColor</b> is a new tweak that lets you enjoy a gradient of colors ranging from …

ChargePulse: make your iPhone's battery icon pulse when charging

Although the small lightning logo appears next to the battery icon when charging the iPhone, I still find it difficult to quickly discern whether or …

17 tweaks to check out this weekend

As I am preparing this roundup of new jailbreak apps and tweaks, I realize that what I’m actually doing is taking the pulse of the jailbreak …

MusicScroller adds a pop-up alphabet indicator to the Music app

Yesterday, we told you about Skippy, a new jailbreak tweak available on Ryan Petrich’s beta repo. That tweak was the result of a Reddit request to …

Watch: This octopus has an odd way of trapping prey - Futurity

A tropical octopus has some strange behaviors. It taps prey on the shoulder and startles it into its arms. It also mates beak-to-beak as if kissing.

Biology

Did you solve it? Are you smarter than a metagrobologist?

Both questions today were sequence puzzles. In the first case you had to work out the letter than came next, and in the second you had to decipher the pattern.<p><i>1)</i><i>I don’t know why, but most of us get a perverse pleasure out of making up sequen</i><i>ce puzzles. While invigilating an exam, I was reading a</i> …

Puzzles

DNA Can Store Your Digital Data For Up To 2,000 Years

Stop throwing all your data into a digital black hole<p>Your DNA holds an incredible amount of information in a very small space. Recently, researchers have looked to DNA as a method to store large amounts of digital information that are currently saved on hard drives. DNA storage has another …

Why I jailbroke my iPhone 6 Plus again and why you should consider it as well

I’ve been running the iOS 9 beta on my iPhone 6 Plus and have been using the iPhone 5s as my jailbroken device for the last 2-3 weeks. My idea was to …

Microsoft Translator, InboxVudu, MSTY, Morpholio Journal, Monsters Ate My Metropolis, Loot & Legends, March of Empires and more<p>Welcome to this week’s roundup of the latest, greatest new iPhone and iPad apps and games. All prices are correct at the time of writing, with “IAP” indicating use of …

Apps