Browsing Archive March, 2014

Must-Have 5 Cydia Tweaks for iOS 7 Gadgets [iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch]

Having useful tweaks loaded on your iOS 7 device is something that makes your communication through iPhone, iPod touch and iPad unique, comfortable and joyful. Most cool modifications can be found on Cydia store which appears on your Home screen after you jailbreak iOS 7 gadget with a specific tool.

Here is a list of some must-have iOS 7 Cydia tweaks you are can’t miss. Use Evasi0n7untethered jailbreak which automatically jailbreaks your smartphone or tablet to get your hands on jailbreak tweaks. The program can be downloaded from the official site created by the Evad3rs hackers. The detailed instructions are easy to follow.
Use the programs described below to make your iOS experience more interesting.

AndroidLock XT iOS 7 Cydia Tweak

Get Android-like layout on your tablet or smartphone. You will get 3×3 apps on the screen. The app comes with fun themes and extra features incluing the pattern unlock [it works when you draw a pattern being on Wi-Fi network or using Bluetooth].

SlideForUsage Cydia Tweak for iOS 7

Download it if you wish to get information about apps launched in multitasking tray with a swiping down gesture. You will get data on when you last launched the program, how long you were using it the last time and other things. It’s a good thing to have when you give your gadget to others and want to see who was snooping around on your Apple device.

Browser Changer

Google Chrome can be used for opening up links on your iOS device after you install Browser Changer iOS 7 jailbreak application. It comes with settings that make you choose which browser to use on the iPhone or iPad. It’s cool!

Dimmer Jailbreak App for iOS 7

It dims the screen to save your eyes. This app is best to use at night. You can even black out your display using this program. The brightness can be turned back on once you tap on your volume up key 4 times.

iCaughtU iOS 7 Tweak

This application adds more security features on your iDevice than even Apple does with its Find My iPhone and Touch ID options. If anyone tries to unlock your smartphone / tablet by entering a wrong passcode, your front-facing camera will take a picture of the person and email it to you. You will also see the gadget’s location on the map to locate your stolen / lost iPhone / iPad. iCaughtU also makes it impossible to turn off a locked gadget.

Apple Launch Dates for iPhone 6, iOS 8, Apple TV

The next iOS 8 release, iPhone 6 release and other interesting Apple release dates 2014 are announced. People are looking forward the next WWDC conference and analysts suggest what to expect and when the new products will be produced this year. It looks like the Cupertino company has a lot of plans for 2014.

As Tim Cook [Apple CEO] noted recently, there will be “exciting new products” from the famous “fruit” giant across this year and in the fall 2014. These are hints to new devices and software versions that circle through millions of minds already. Customers wish to see the next iPhone 6, improved iOS 8 with bunch of new features and options, mysterious iWatch app and the new Apple TV.

Apple TV Update

This product needs an update. As rumors say, we might see the release in March-April. There most likely will be no “cord cutter” device. Maybe such a TV will appear later on. For now, Apple seems to limit itself to video game support and other things.

Apple TV Update

WWDC 2014

This annual conference is scheduled for June 2014. WWDC 2014 will take place in San Francisco. Developers will learn about the next iOS versions and hardware planned by Apple for this year release.

We might learn about the next line of MacBook Pro devices, next Mac Minis and changes in iOS 8 with “Healthbook” introduction and other news.

iPhone 6 Release

This smartphone might be updated in September. This handset might get a sapphire display and a larger size screen. Experts are sure Apple will provide more information about its next iPhone sooner giving us things to discuss.

If Apple introduces its firmware 8 the next iPhone 6 will have iOS 8 pre-installed on it. It is not clear whether the company is going to repeat its 2013 experience and release two models at once, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6c.


Buggy iOS 7 Even without Jailbreak on iPhone

We all know that jailbreaking causes risks for iPhone users. It can go wrong messing up your device and leaving you non-jailbroken. Most people manage to get the good results, of course, thus millions iOS fans choose to jailbreak with free programs offered by hackers. They all understand that they performing jailbreak at their own risk.

Risks exist for non-jailbroken iPhone smartphones as well. SSL problem discovered by Apple and fixed in iOS 6.1.6 and iOS 7.0.6 updates is now fixed. But this is not news any more. Even hackers released a Cydia tweak with fix for SSL bug without update to iOS 7.0.6 used by a lot of jailbroken users.
 There are reports that assure different monitoring apps are able to get through the review process set up by Apple and exploit iOS 7 firmware even if it is not jailbroken. In other words, everyone who has an original fruit smartphone is at potential risk.
iOS 7 Bugs Are Dangerous to Non-Jailbroken Users
Before snooping applications were dangerous to users who jailbreak only. The situation is different now, meaning you are as safe when you jailbreak as when you don’t jailbreak. In other words, you can easily jailbreak iOS 7 without problems and more danger than customers who are against such process.
The reports were shared by FireEye researchers. Being sensitive to possible dangers means having an equal chances for staying non-jailbroken or untethered jailbreaking with Evasi0n7 tool. It’s now up to you what to do with your iPhone. Hopefully no one will attack your iDevice, but Apple has to work harder fixing all the vulnerability issues experts report.
Maybe the iOS 7.1 update will offer some solutions. Still it’s most likely that most problems will be gone after iOS 8 release. For now you can either stay on iOS 7.0.4 or install 7.0.6 to protect your SSL / TLS sessions. Evasi0n7 can jailbreak both versions of operating system.