HomeKit support for Smart TVs shown in action

A developer’s managed to add his Smart TV to the Home app on the iOS 12.2 beta by hacking the HomeKit protocol. Here are all the Smart TV controls he was able to discover.

A developer's managed to add his Smart TV to the Home app on the iOS 12.2 beta by hacking the HomeKit protocol. Here are all the Smart TV controls he was able to discover.

Hide the Control Center grabber from the iPhone X’s Lock screen with NoCCBar

You can now do away with that useless Control Center grabber on the iPhone X’s Lock screen with a free jailbreak tweak called NoCCBar.

If you have any of Apple’s latest handsets with rounded-corner displays, such as the iPhone X, XR, or XS/XS Max, then chances are you’re familiar with the tiny Control Center grabber that appears at the top-right corner of the Lock screen, as depicted above.

For whatever reason, this grabber doesn’t appear anywhere else in iOS besides the Lock screen; yet you can invoke Control Center from anywhere by swiping down from the top-right corner of the display.... Read the rest of this post here


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How to access Notes from the Lock screen on iPhone and iPad

Get to your notes quicker and easier than ever before. Here’s how to access Notes on the Lock screen of your iPhone or iPad.

Notes in Control Center on iPhone on Desk

The Notes app is one of the quickest and easiest ways to capture your notes on-the-go. Plus, if you sync with iCloud, you can access all of your notes on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. So, when you have a thought, idea, or important note to take, opening the Notes app quickly is key.

Here’s how to access Notes from the Lock screen on iPhone and iPad.... Read the rest of this post here


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How to make an iPhone screen recording with and without sound

If you want to make a video of your device screen, it’s easier than you think. Here’s how to make an iPhone screen recording with and without sound.

Do you need to record your iPhone screen? Maybe it’s a step-by-step how-to for work or a way to show your mom how to do something on her device. No matter why you need or want to record your iPhone screen, it’s extremely easy to do.

This short tutorial shows you how to make an iPhone screen recording with and without sound.... Read the rest of this post here


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How to adjust your AirDrop visibility and receiving options through Control Center

In this simple step-by-step tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to quickly adjust your AirDrop visibility options through the Control Center overlay of your iPhone or iPad.

AirDrop visibility and receiving options in Control Center - hero image

Control Center on iOS gives you instant access to common shortcuts for the things you frequently do, like disconnecting from Wi-Fi or toggling Bluetooth on or off. Most of the controls are visible right away but some are hidden in plain sight, like the AirDrop visibility options. In this simple step-by-step tutorial, we’re going to teach you how to quickly adjust your AirDrop receiving settings via Control Center on your iPhone or iPad.... Read the rest of this post here


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Add powerful new features to the Now Playing interface with Apace 2

Apace 2 supercharges the Now Playing interface with powerful playlist integration and new feature support for Spotify, Deezer, and Apple Music.

If you appreciated the first Apace jailbreak tweak by iOS developer Andreas Henriksson, then you’ll likely have a sweet spot for its iOS 11-compatible successor: Apace 2 (iOS 11).

Apace 2 augments your iOS handset’s Now Playing interface with features relevant to the app you use to listen to your favorite tunes. Whether you’re partial to Spotify, Deezer, or the native Music app, you could potentially benefit from what Apace 2 brings to the table.... Read the rest of this post here


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CoolCC gives Control Center a subtle makeover

Control Center never looked bad from the start, but CoolCC can make it look even better.

If you’re in the market to give your iPhone’s Control Center interface a quick makeover, then you might take an interest in a new free jailbreak tweak called CoolCC by iOS developer 4nni3.

As you can see from the screenshot examples above, CoolCC takes a lighter approach to styling the Control Center interface.

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Duo adds a second page to Control Center in iOS 11

If you wish you could have a second page in Control Center in iOS 11, then Duo will quickly become your new best friend.

The modular Control Center interface in iOS 11 is great because you can customize the toggles and shortcuts that appear there. Unfortunately, Apple limits the how many you can have, and that’s where a new jailbreak tweak called Duo by iOS developer Muirey03 comes into play.

As the name “Duo” infers, this tweak gives you a secondary page in Control Center that provides additional space for more toggles and shortcuts.... Read the rest of this post here


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