The new iOS 11 is announced with many new features for the end users along with some useful and interesting behind the screen changes for developers.
Do you want to unjailbreak your iOS device, remove Cydia and get back the clean, stock iOS firmware without upgrading to the latest version or restoring the fresh iPSW file? Here comes a new application, called Cydia Impactor, for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that lets you delete and remove everything on your device including Cydia, picture, contacts, bookmarks, history.
If you love WhatsApp on iPhone, then there is a good news for you. A new tweak called Message Scheduler for WhatsApp has been developed which lets you schedule the messages to be sent later. This tweak is available in the Cydia store and, of course, your device should be already jailbroken to install it. Fortunately, the latest public build of iOS for all iPhone models is yet jailbreakable.
SSL bug is very serious security threat in which a third party may attack in the middle of secure connection without a warning on the client side. Yesterday Apple released new iOS versions iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 6.1.6 to fix this security flaw in the SSL handling code inside the security framework. Though it is always recommended to upgrade to the latest version especially when there is already jailbreak available for the that, but if you don’t have time now to go through all the upgrading steps, here is a simple tweak which gives the patch on iOS 7.0.5, iOS 7 and iOS 6 devices including the latest 64 bit devices.
After many beta releases finally the first public build of biteSMS 8.0 is now available. It supports all major iOS versions including the latest one iOS 7 / iOS 7.0.5 and almost all iOS devices including iPhone 5S.
When we talk about jailbreak, the barrel is one of the top cydia tweaks which come in our minds. It gives new transitions when flipping the home-screen pages on your iPhone. Though it is not one of those tweaks which is very useful or practical, but it is the best tweak of its category which provides a unique visual effect to the icons while scrolling the homescreen.
If many WiFi routers are working around you and your device can connect to all or some of them then there are situations in which you want your iPhone to be connected to a specific WiFi network and ignore the others. One way is to go to Settings app and check the current connected WiFi. If it is not getting signals from the desired router, you have to select the specific SSID (service set identifier) manually and forget the other ones.
More and more iPhone tweaks are being released everyday to give you full control on iOS 7 which would be otherwise impossible on stock firmware without a jailbreak. ‘Speak Notifications’ is one of those ultimate tweaks. After you have enabled it, you don’t need to unlock your iPhone and read the notifications. It allows you to listen every notification.
The first tweak of its type is now available in Cydia store which allows the users to un-lock their Mac computers using the TouchID feature of iPhone 5S. When you are near to your PC, you can use your fingerprints on iPhone home button sensor to bypass the lock-screen without pressing the keys on keyboard.
By default Apple provides only one solution to protect your device from unauthorized use and that is Passcode lock. Once you have set the passcode then nobody can use your device, except few options which you have enabled to be available on lockscreen like access to camera app, notifications and control centre. But there are many situations in which you want to give access to few features and apps of the iPhone but protect the others.
Here is a new Cydia Tweak, called iKeywi, which lets you to add another row of any keys above the default virtual keyboard of your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. By default the tweak adds the numbers key, but you can configure the settings according to your choice in the settings app.
Update: Originally this post was written before the release of iOS 7 but now as iOS 7 jailbreak is already in the town so I decided to update it with the latest free cydia tweaks and applications compatible with the latest iPhone 5S, 5C models. The below two paragraphs are from the original article and I am leaving them as they are for those users who are still using iOS 6 or for those who have bookmarked this page for iOS 6 tweaks. I may remove them later any time. You may skip them and continue reading if you own a device running on iOS 7 + (up to iOS 7.0.5).
If you are looking for some best jailbreak apps and tweaks for your iPhone 5 just before the release of iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, or if you landed on this post after you have jailbroken your device, here are few best and free tweaks and applications found in Cydia Store for your iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4/3GS.
WeeSlide for Notification is a new tweak available on Cydia Store. It allows you to control Brightness and volume from the notification center. It also has the option to switch on/off the WiFi of the device with single click.