Each week I think the top iOS 7 jailbreak app and tweak releases can't get any hotter, and then they surprise me once again! This week we've got several more much anticipated tweak updates and new releases to accommodate latest iOS 7 evasi0n jailbroken devices like the iPhone 5s, iPad Air and iPad Mini with retina display along with older devices such as the Phone 5/4S and of course iPod Touch models. Some familiar names in the line up are Max Katzmann, John Coates and the Hashbang Productions crew. Check out the over 30 new iOS 7 compatible jailbreak tweaks making their debut this week in the Cydia jailbreak app store January 27, 2014 - February 2, 2014. My top picks for best iOS 7 jailbreak tweaks of the week are featured first along with honorable mentions posted together at the bottom. Enjoy!
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Best New iOS 7 Jailbreak Tweaks Released January 27 - February 2, 2014 In Cydia App Store
JellyLock is the hugely popular lockscreen jailbreak tweak which made its debut during the iOS 6 cycle and now it's been updated for use with the iOS 7 evasi0n jailbreak! This tweak is basically a lock screen app launcher, that is super convenient to use. Just drag a grabber to your favorite application to launch it without unlocking your device first. Users can assign up to 5 shortcuts with JellyLock7, which circle around you lockscreen quite attractively. You have the option to display badges or have them hidden for missed notifications. You can also change the circle size, color and alpha as well. The best part about JellyLock7 is that it supports all iOS 7 iPhones and iPads - even the latest models like the iPhone 5S and and the iPad Air. On top of that it's totally FREE! Get it today in the Big Boss Repo on Cydia's jailbreak app store. This tweak definitely belongs on a list of top or best jailbreak tweaks so be sure to donate to Max if you enjoy it.
Chrome Downloader is one of the last jailbreak tweaks I was hoping to see updated for iOS 7 and wow! What an update! With Chrome Downloader+ 64, you get all of the features of the original download manager, but it adds a YouTube Videos Downloader as well. The YouTube addition allows you to download YouTube videos and save them anywhere in your iDevice for later playback. You can then use import the video or only the audio into various built-in supporting apps like Music App, and Video App, Video App, Podcasts App, Camera Roll, Mail App etc. The tweak is compatible with all jailbroken devices running the iOS 6x or iOS 7x Evasi0n jailbreak - including iPads and iPods. The tweak is $3.00 and live on the Cydia jailbreak app store. Give it a try.
IconOmatic is a third incredible tweak to make its way to jailbroken devices this week! This tweak brings depth back to your springboard if a flat iOS 7 just isn't your cup of tea. This tweak will give you options too have icon shadow, icon overlays and includes 3 themes. You can use it in conjunction with your other winterboard themes too. This tweak is free in the ModMyi repo. Give it a go.
Gesture Music Controls is a tweak that's really started to grow on me,. The tweak basically replaces the defaul iOS 7 music controls on the lockscreen, in the control center and in the native music app. Changes the controls found on the Lock Screen, Control Center, and in the default Music App. Here are the gesture changes included.
- Swipe left and right to switch songs
- Tap to toggle play/pause
- Tap and hold the Music App will bring up rating control.
- Swipe up to share to social media
Once you get used to using these gestures, you won't want to be without them. This tweak is compatible with all devices running an iOS 7 jailbreak and is live on the Cydia app store for 99 cents in the Big Boss repo.
I can't say enough about this new tweak by Frost. Really nicely put together for those who have wanted a dark UI in iOS 7. This tweak features a system-wide Night Mode with customizable features that continue to be improved and added to each day and users don't have to rely on Winterboard to utilize it. The tweak is very easy to use and compatible with both iPhones and iPads running an iOS 7 jailbreak. It's just 99 cents in the Big Boss repo on the Cydia jailbreak app store. Give it a try.
Flex 2 is the much awaited iOS 7 update for the popular Flex tweak. This tweak is not compatible with the iOS 5, 6 and 7 jailbreaks and allows users to make changes to apps and become a kind of a "tweak" designer yourself. Flex gives you the power to modify apps and change their behavior. Want to see every timestamp in the Messages app? The patch takes no longer than 30 seconds to make. Siri too tall for your tastes? Make her window half the size. These are just a few examples of the thousands things you can do with Flex 2. There's also a great Flex Community Cloud with over 6,000 patches submitted, so you can browse it for ideas as well. The tweak is $3.99 in the Big Boss Repo on Cydia. Definitely check it out.
This tweak offers an update to the previous iSilent, making it compatible with iOS 4, 5, 6 and 7 jailbreaks. What does iSilent do? It allows users to automatically set their iPhones in silent mode when in a meeting. Will Automatically return to ring mode at the end of the meeting. You have a week-long trial period and then the tweak can be purchased for 2.99 in the BigBoss repo. For professionals or others who sometimes might forget to silence the ringer before an important meeting, this tweak is a life -saver. Check it out on Cydia.
FlagPaint7 is a fun new tweak cranked out by the Hashbang bunch. With FlagPaint your notifications become colorized. This includes banners, lock screen notifications and the notification center. The great thing about Flag paint is that it pulls background colors based off the apps icon. In addition there are a few icon customizing features added as well, like bigger app icons, semi-transparency, text shadows, and hiding elements to minimalize the appearance of your banners. The Tweak is compatible with devices running the iOS 7 jailbreak. Check it out on the Cydia app store for just 99 cents through the Big Boss repo.
StatusWeather is a new iOS 7 jailbreak tweak that adds weather of your current location on your StatusBar. It includes support for both Celsius and Fahrenheit metrics, which can be selected from Settings. After installing StatusWeather, tap on Status Bar Time or Temperature number to present a small alert containing information about the weather. You won't need to unlock device, scroll to Weather application then launch, you can just tap on StatusBar Time or Temperature number than tap on Launch Weather Button to Launch Weather Application from anywhere. This tweak is free on the Big Boss repo in the Cydia jailbreak app store and works on all iPhones running the iOS 7 jailbreak.
If you like to hear your notifications instead of having to read them, Speak Notification is the tweak for you. With Speak Notification your device will announce any incoming notification in a customized way. You can listen to any received messages, e-mails, facebook posts or even game center invitations without touching your device. You can change the times that notifications are spoken, such as at a certain time of day or while wearing headphones, or with only certain apps. This tweak works on all iOS devices with iOS 7.0+ jailbreak and does not require Siri. The tweak is $1.49 in the Big Boss repo on the Cydia jailbreak app store.
Other New IOS 7 Jailbreak Tweaks Release January 27 - February 2, 2014
Reaction by iMokhles - new tweak which give you the ability to put your reaction on your photos. Supports iOS6, iOS7 + ARM64 (Free, BigBoss Repo)
iTransmission 4 by Andy Wiik - iTransmission is rebuilt for iOS 4-7.x with 64 bit support and a brand new UI for iOS 7. Magnet links have been fixed in this version. iTransmission is a native iOS Bit Torrent Client. (Free, BigBoss Repo)
QuickStore 2 by Kinda - allows users to quickly open App Store links within apps (.99 BigBoss Repo)
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