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The best Winterboard themes for iOS 7

The recent release of a Winterboard update with 64-bit compatibility marks a convenient time to reflect on some of the <b>best themes for iOS 7</b> devices …

New 'VideoPane' updates adds bug fixes, redesigned preferences, and more

Ryan Petrich’s uber popular <b>VideoPane</b> tweak has been updated with a load of features since we initially talked about it. In usual fashion, Petrich has …

Reminisce: the best way to switch between recently used apps

It’s one of the best jailbreak tweaks that we’ve seen this month, and it’s now available for you to download on Cydia’s BigBoss repo. I’m talking …

How to make your iPhone jump to full brightness when launching the Camera

A new tweak from Auxo co-creator Jack Willis recently hit the Cydia store, and it fixes an issue that likely plagues more than a few iPhone …

WaveOff: toggle your iPhone's screen with a wave gesture

If you own a jailbroken iPhone, you can now toggle its screen on and off using a simple wave gesture. <b>WaveOff</b>, a tweak released yesterday on Cydia’s …

How to change the iPhone's status bar color using RGB sliders

Jailbreaking is all about customizing your iPhone in a way that you see fit; from the biggest detail all the way down to the smallest detail. With …

How To Use Your Mac To Record Your iOS Screen With Reflector [OS X Tips]

I wasn’t sure if this would be a good iOS Tip or OS X Tip, but I figure that since most of the heavy lifting occurs on your Mac, we’d post this as an OS X Tip.<p>Ever want to record your iPhone screen? Maybe take a video of something you’re doing on your iPad? Well, you can record any portion of your …

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Spigen’s Neo Hybrid Case Is Like An Iron Man Suit For Your iPhone 5

One of the main reasons I don’t use a case with my iPhone (except when testing for reviews) is that the iPhone 5 is so sleek and hot-looking that a case usually just fuglies everything up. Not so with Spigen’s Neo Hybrid, a case as handsome and slimline as the iPhone it protects.<p>Available in five …

Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

Is It Possible To Escape From Everyday Surveillance?

And not hide in the woods?<p>Is it possible to escape from everyday surveillance? Writing for New York Magazine and inspired by Edward Snowden's leak of the NSA PRISM program, Kevin Roose spent a day trying to answer that question. As an added challenge, he chose not to flee into the wilderness, but …

Preview: StatusHUD

<b>StatusHUD</b> is an upcoming jailbreak tweak that promises to integrate the iPhone’s volume HUD with the status bar. This allows you to view the volume …

Jailbreak Concepts We’d Like To See In iOS 7

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 …

New Tweak Takes Lock Screen Settings Toggles Back To Basics [Jailbreak]

There are a number of tweaks you can install on your jailbroken iOS device that’ll add quick settings toggles to your lock screen, but some of them are far more complicated — and more ugly — than they need to be. LockscreenToggles takes the concept back to basics to ensure it isn’t one of them.<p>I …

AltKeyboard: a better way to input alternate keys

Do you find it inconvenient to have to tap the little '123' button on your iPhone’s keyboard to bring up the numerical keys? Wouldn’t it be better if …

Change the way you 'slide to unlock' with FXOSLock

Are you getting tired of the old ‘slide to unlock’ bar on your iPhone’s Lock screen? Tough. It’s been like that since Apple unveiled the original …

Theme Makes Your iPhone Look Like It’s Powered By The Apple Online Store [Jailbreak]

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Someone developed an iOS theme that makes your iPhone look like it’s powered by the Apple online store. It’s called “Apple Web OS,” and although you probably wouldn’t want to use it every day, it’s actually rather impressive.<p>Created by Timothy Elliott, Apple …

How to customize your app icons without jailbreaking

When your iOS device is jailbroken, customizing how it looks can be as easy as installing a WinterBoard theme. There’s literally thousands of them in …

Background Manager brings true backgrounding back to Cydia

There was once a time when iOS lacked any form of multitasking. Yes, that includes the pseudo-multitasking that is fast app switching, which is what …

How to nest App Store preferences and Cydia preferences into separate folders

Do you find that your Settings app has been inundated with settings from various App Store apps and Cydia tweaks? If so, then you should consider …

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Give your iPhone's UI a reboot with Motif

I’m not usually a theme kind of guy. I know there are a lot of people out there that love customizing the look of their devices, and that’s awesome, …

New Tweak Promises To Amplify Your iPhone’s Speaker By 200% [Jailbreak]

The iPhone 5’s call speaker is pretty good, but there are times when it could be a little louder — like when you’re in a crowded place. As always, the jailbreak community has a solution to that problem. It’s called Volume Amplifier, and it’s a new tweak that promises to amplify your iPhone’s call …

Badger Brings A New Level Of Meaning To iPhone App Badges [Jailbreak]

Badger is a new jailbreak tweak that lets you access unread notifications from an app icon. Instead of opening Notification Center, swiping on a specific icon can reveal a list of notifications. From there, you can clear individual messages and even respond to texts.<p>Once you install Badger, the …

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

Top Five Cydia Tweaks For Notification Center

Lately, we’ve seen quite a few Cydia tweaks that enhance the Notification Center. Because there are so many tweaks to choose from, we’ve put together …

Atom Gives Your iPhone’s Lockscreen A Beautifully Subtle App Launcher [Jailbreak]

I like to keep my iPhone’s lockscreen clean and free of distractions. Jailbreak tweaks that add weather, RSS, and more are useful for many, but the lockscreen can easily start to feel cluttered after awhile.<p>That’s why I’m excited to present “atom,” a new jailbreak tweak for the lockscreen that …

How to get Chat Heads on iOS right now with MessageBox

Normally speaking, mainstream outlets like The Verge don’t run posts on topics like jailbreaking or jailbreak tweaks, but one in a while they do. For …

TypeStatus 1.1 supercharges the 'now typing' indicator in your status bar

TypeStatus will always have a special spot in my heart, because it’s one of the few tweaks that I can say I envisioned. Brought to fruition by …