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JellyLock - Android Jelly Bean Lock Screen On iPhone

Bored with the old iOS lock screen, here is an awesome lock screen replacement for your iPhone. Give your iPhone the Android Jellybean lock screen, the new lock screen theme features a draggable circle to unlock your device with the added functionality to directly access and launch applications like Camera straight from the lock screen. Customizations to circle, icons, transparency, apps and theme can be done from Settings.app. Video demonstration and download instructions posted after the jump.

JellyLock For iOS

PasswordPilot - A niftly little Cydia hack which automatically fills-in appstore password when prompted on Apple devices

The beauty of jailbreaking your device is that it allows users to perform hacks on the device, and achieve functionality which are otherwise not possible or allowed. Here is one one such little hack which saves you from those repeated, irritating "password prompts" when you install anything from iTunes Appstore on your Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Password Pilot Cydia Tweak

How to make Chrome your default web-browser on Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Yesterday, we shared the news of snappier Google Chrome being available on Apple iOS platform. However, Apple iOS does not let users select there default web-browser of choice and would only launch mobile safari for links from apps. Thanks to the Cydia Tweak "BrowserChooser", a user can now select any web-browser as default including "Chrome for iOS".

Browser Chooser for iOS

How to download and install Spire (Siri Port) for iOS 5.1.1

Spire the Siri port for non-iPhone4S Apple devices is sadly no longer developed and would even refuse to install on Apple iOS 5.1 . While trying to install via Cydia you will receive the following error. However, there is an alternative way to get this on iOS 5.1 as shown ahead.

Spire Error

Download Spire - The Legal Siri Port For Non-iPhone 4S Apple Devices

It was just a matter of time after Apple made the decrypted ramdisks available with newer build of iOS 5.01 for legal Siri ports to appear, and that time has now come with popular iPhone dev @chpwn releasing the first legal port for "Siri" via Cydia. Dubbed "Spire" the legal port allows hackers to get required Siri files legally (gets downloaded from Apple servers) on older devices like iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G etc.

Siri Legal Port

Download VLC Media Player For Apple iOS Supporting iPad, iPhone 4 And 3GS

VLC Media Player has been trusted by millions on PC, Linux and Mac platforms as being one of the most easy to use, no-frills multimedia player. Well-known for it's ability to play almost any multimedia format, the player made it's debut to Apple iOS platform recently but has now been pulled down from iTunes Store as it's Terms and Conditions don’t allow users to install any hosted app on more than five devices which is against the GNU license VLC’s code is supplied under.

Thankfully VLC Media Player For iOS application is still available via Cydia and as an independent install for advanced users, download links available after the jump.

VLC For Apple Devices

How To Send Flash SMS Messages Which Displays Directly On Recipients Screen Bypassing Inbox

Flash SMS messages or privileged Class '0' text-messages is a special type of message which appears directly onto phone's screen bypassing the usual 'Inbox' route, this type of messages are often used by mobile operators to display information on user screens grabbing immediate attention. The good thing is there are free software's availble to utilize this for all major mobile platforms like Symbian, Android and iPhone, today we will be reviewing one such free utility for Apple iPhone. Free Cydia app. "Flash SMS" as the name suggest allows iPhone users to send Flash SMS Text messages which displays directly onto receivers phone screen.

Demo Flash SMS

Easily Use Cydia From Windows Via Cyder II

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Cydia - the iPhone application which allows users to browse and download unofficial/unapproved iPhone applications, themes, ringtones and mods on their jailbroken phones is a must use if you intend to enjoy the full potential of your iDevice in ways Apple does not allows you to do by default.

If you are missing the Cydia fun because you don't have a working data plan or Wi-Fi connection on your iPhone or simply because it's a pain to use it on the phone, here we have an awesome utility Cyder II which allows you to browse, download, manage and synchronize data with Cydia from your desktop computer.

Adding Cydia Sources Easily Via Cyder II

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