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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 …

Multify jailbreak tweak updated for iOS 8.4 with new features

<b>Multify</b>—one of the most impressive multitasking jailbreak tweaks that we’ve seen thus far—is now available for jailbreakers running iOS 8.3 and iOS …

iOS

Apple’s iMessage encryption promises may have been false

If you listen to Apple’s statements about protecting iMessage and FaceTime communications, you’d think Apple has the best encryption game in town. …

Apple wants to take mixtapes to the next level

Apple Music is all about curated playlists from Apple’s growing list of experts. But according to a new patent application published today, a future iTunes feature could let users get in on the act by composing “digital mixtapes” for their friends.<p>The patent describes how users would be able to …

Apple Music

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Mac version of Taig iOS 8.4 jailbreak tool now available

The team behind the Taig jailbreaking app for iOS 8.4 has finally released the long-awaited Mac version of their software. Previously only a Windows version of the app was available, forcing users on Macs to need to rely on other apps or use Boot Camp to tweak their iOS devices.<p>If, like me, you’re …

Apps

Tweaks of the week: Alympus, Watchdog Pro, and more

The past week was a big week for jailbreak releases. It saw the release of the Surenix and Kyle Howells collaboration—Alympus—which brings a …

Top 10 New Jailbreak Tweaks for iOS 8.4

Ever since the TaiG jailbreak and PP jailbreak for iOS 8.3 and iOS 8.4 have been released we’ve seen a flood of new jailbreak tweaks. We wanted to …

How To: Use AirDrop With Your Mac or iOS Device

- Jul 31, 2015<p>With the introduction of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple made AirDrop file transfer available across platforms. In this article, …

This toaster is actually an iPhone charging station in disguise

Keeping enough iPhone cables around the house to your entire family’s devices charged can result in some unsightly blogs of tangled cables. Most charging stations look horrible, or too nerdy to keep in open sight, but the Foaster is hoping the solve that problem by disguising an iPhone charging …

Kitchens

10 jailbreak myths debunked

Over the years, there have been lots of misconceptions about jailbreaking, the type of people that jailbreak, and the overall purpose of …

Type the Apple Logo Icon on iPhone or iPad with Keyboard Shortcuts

The Apple logo is iconic and used frequently by fans, but if you’re looking to type the Apple logo () on an iPhone or iPad you won’t find it in the …

Media streamer buyers guide: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Nvidia Shield Android TV Roku compared

Finding the right streaming media player used to be simple, but in recent years the number of hardware options have proliferated, features have grown …

Overview | JAMF Nation User Conference 2015

Overview<p>Plan your October now<p>We are only a few short months away from our annual takeover of the historic Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis. …

Miraculously, the best Star Wars game just came to Mac

If you game on a Mac, or an iOS device, you’ve probably never played <i>Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II</i>. But that’s something that has now, quite miraculously, changed: After more than a decade, <i>KOTOR 2</i> is finally available for Mac, and the game is (quite literally) better than it has ever …

Opinion: Here’s why I’m still jailbreaking my iPhone on iOS 8.4

With iOS 9 coming out later this year, there will once again be a number of articles proclaiming that jailbreaking is now unnecessary because so many of the most popular tweaks have been added as native features. While jailbreaking may not be as popular as it was in the iOS 4 days, there are still …

Pocket for iOS adds the ability to listen to articles with new text-to-speech feature

Pocket, the popular app that allows users to save articles and read them later, has received an update that adds another way to consume saved articles. Announced in a blog post, Pocket for iOS now supports Listen, the company’s popular text-to-speech feature that was previously available only on …

Text-To-Speech

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 on Mac using PP Jailbreak

The group of Chinese hackers behind PP Jailbreak have released a Mac version of their tool.<p>Here’s how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch …

TiVo Adds AirPlay Support to Allow Streaming to Apple TV Via iOS Devices

TiVo today is announcing an update to its iOS app that adds AirPlay support to allow users to stream content to the Apple TV. The feature builds on previous support for streaming content to an iOS device from a TiVo box, and the TiVo app now makes it easy to watch content recorded on a TiVo box on …

Sour notes: Our biggest complaints about Apple Music

Team Macworld has been using Apple Music and digging it (for the most part) for more than a week, but that doesn’t mean Apple’s streaming service is …

Your hard drive is crowded with freeloading files, let this app help kick them out

<i>This post brought to you by Disk Analyzer Pro.</i><p>Having a computer with a lot of storage space is just like having a house with a gigantic attic. After a couple years, the thought of actually sorting through your collection of long-forgotten items packed into the nooks and crannies becomes more and …

Linux

Best deals of the week: 98% off tech careers bundle, 7-port USB 3.0 Superspeed Hub, and more [Deals]

Get in on some of the best offers at Cult of Mac Deals this week, with more than a day’s worth of tech business lessons, a lifetime subscription to Penzu’s digital journal, a battery-powered AC outlet/USB charger, and more.<p><b>Tech Career Essentials Bundle – 98% off</b><p>A career in technology is fast-moving …

Mobile Devices

How to Run Android Apps on Your Mac in One Easy Step

Running Android apps on your Mac desktop just became easier than ever with the official release of the BlueStacks emulator this week. BlueStacks was …

Keep your kids ‘safe’ and remove swear words from Apple Music

Apple Music is the latest way to stream a ridiculous number of tunes on demand. And with all that variety, you’re going to get some cursing in there. It’s just how a lot of musicians work.<p>But if you don’t want to hear all of those bleepables and swears, it’s a pretty quick fix to keep it from …

Apple Music

Apple Updates GarageBand for Mac With New Electronic/Hip Hop Synths and Drummers

Following the launch of Apple Music, Apple today updated GarageBand for Mac to version 10.1, adding new features and a huge amount of new content for musicians and sound makers to work with. The update to GarageBand was first announced in mid-June.<p>The update brings 10 new Drummers with beats …

Buyer's Guide: Discounts on iPhone, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, Apple Accessories, and More

Happy almost Fourth of July! With the holiday approaching, retailers are offering celebratory holiday sales, discounting a wide range of products. Sales are available at big box stores like Best Buy and at smaller websites, so if you've been waiting to pull the trigger on an Apple product or …

How to set up your Raspberry Pi in Mac OS X

Despite its air of point-and-click friendliness, and Apple's tendency to precede its own applications with the letter 'i', its OS X operating system …