1. crystus's Avatar
    I do not know how I lived before this tweak. Ever been in an important email or the middle of a serious game and get a call. I always hated how it took over the screen and interupted me. Well this tweak alters that behavior by making each call show up as a little bar at the top and you can answer or dismiss the call all while still doing what you need to do. No rude interuptions just a nice little notification that lets you continue what you are doing or answer the call.

    I would rate this as one of my most essential tweaks.
    grunt0300 and Gigi100557 like this.
    07-26-2011 01:14 PM
  2. cmbezln's Avatar
    Eh, it's too small.
    07-26-2011 05:00 PM
  3. BLiNK's Avatar
    holy crap! that is amazing. from what i have been reading it will work on iOS 5 when released.. can anyone confirm this?
    07-26-2011 06:34 PM
  4. dchandler's Avatar
    I love this tweak
    07-26-2011 09:49 PM
  5. BLiNK's Avatar
    i have been reading reports of people with iOS 5 (beta) trying to purchase this in Cydia without any success due to Cydia not recognizing the OS

    of course some people have resorted to the cracked version as a work around

    maybe Apple can "borrow" this tweak before the final release
    07-26-2011 10:16 PM
  6. Joshua Tucker's Avatar
    In regards to iOS 5:

    It will be compatible on 5.x upon release (it is compatible now however we're unable to distribute it due to NDA).

    Expect some good things for CallBar upcoming soon.

    Joshua Tucker
    Concept Idea/Designer of CallBar
    Twitter: @sh8kespeare
    07-27-2011 12:03 AM
  7. BLiNK's Avatar
    Joshua, thank you for the information. i always appreciate when developers chime in on forums to support their work

    i will be looking forward to this tweak when 5.0 is released

    during the meantime.. need some beta testing??
    07-27-2011 12:54 AM
  8. BLiNK's Avatar
    07-27-2011 01:16 AM
  9. Joshua Tucker's Avatar
    For anyone interested, here are a few helpful links (due to my limited posts, the forums will not allow me to directly link. I apologize for the inconvenience):

    CallBar User Guide: Search "CallBar User Guide" on Google

    This guide is for learning how to use CallBar effectively - what does each button do, and what do the Settings in the Settings.app change in terms of functionality.

    CallBar Theming Guide: Search "CallBar Theming Guide" on Google

    If you are really into theming or just want to add a new look to CallBar, use the theming guide. It gives you step-by-step instructions on how to make a theme for CallBar (including locations of the .png files) and how to create a WinterBoard package for it.

    Joshua Tucker
    Concept Idea/Designer of CallBar
    Twitter: @sh8kespeare

    P.S. BLiNK, if we do decide to do beta testing, it will probably be announced on Twitter or on my Google+ page. Get on either of those and you will know if we decide to open it up.
    BLiNK likes this.
    07-27-2011 11:31 AM
  10. vietalogy's Avatar
    Very nice tweak but why 3.99?


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    07-27-2011 11:49 AM
  11. SnapThrow's Avatar
    Eh, it's too small.
    I agree -- I love the idea and functionality but it needs to be a little bigger, or at least give me the option to resize it. Uninstalled for now....
    07-27-2011 12:07 PM
  12. BLiNK's Avatar
    i have yet to see it in person as i have iOS 5 (beta) installed but looking at the videos it appears it is the same size as the notification bar in iOS 5, i see no problems with it whatsoever
    07-27-2011 01:26 PM
  13. grunt0300's Avatar
    i have been reading reports of people with iOS 5 (beta) trying to purchase this in Cydia without any success due to Cydia not recognizing the OS

    of course some people have resorted to the cracked version as a work around

    maybe Apple can "borrow" this tweak before the final release
    I wanted to check it out before i bought it, but couldn't find a repo with a trial version.
    07-27-2011 02:48 PM
  14. psywzrd's Avatar
    Crashes my phone every single time on incoming calls. That's why these apps need a trial period - I shelled out $4 for this thing and I can't even use it.
    07-28-2011 10:46 AM
  15. grunt0300's Avatar
    Crashes my phone every single time on incoming calls. That's why these apps need a trial period - I shelled out $4 for this thing and I can't even use it.
    Thanks for the info. I'll pay for all my apps, but i want a trial first. If i have to temporarily use a cracked version before i buy, then so be it!
    07-28-2011 01:00 PM
  16. psywzrd's Avatar
    Thanks for the info. I'll pay for all my apps, but i want a trial first. If i have to temporarily use a cracked version before i buy, then so be it!
    I don't do cracked apps either but in a case like this where there are so many reports of crashing, I wish I had tried it first. If you can find a cracked version, definitely try it and only buy it if it works. Or just wait for them to fix the bugs and then maybe buy it then. It's a great concept but only if it works.
    07-28-2011 02:58 PM
  17. azvipers's Avatar
    Doesnt show up when I receive a call, after call, my phone goes into safe mode.
    07-28-2011 06:47 PM
  18. grunt0300's Avatar
    After testing this app, here is what i've found. It works as advertised, but it does not play nice with another app that i have called "CallTell". CallTell announces the caller's name before the phone rings, and it's worth every bit of $1.99. CallBar, when calltell is enabled, gives my iPhone the dreaded "white screen of death". Every BB user knows about that! I don't have as many apps as some people, so i can't say what else callbar does not play nice with, but it doesn't work for me. Hope this helps some people. Many thanks to "Coastie" for helping me out.
    BLiNK and jackie treehorn like this.
    07-28-2011 08:15 PM
  19. BLiNK's Avatar
    grunt, thanks for looking into this. whenever a "new" tweak comes out and looks "great" first impulse is to buy it--NOW. unfortunately it appears the consumer has now became the beta-tester

    i am sure it will end up being a great tweak as advertised. if/when a untethered JB for iOS 5 comes out i am sure it will be in great shape by then.. then again, the longer i stay Pure the more i wonder if i need to jailbreak. weird
    grunt0300 likes this.
    07-29-2011 12:37 AM
  20. crystus's Avatar
    My question is have any of you that are having issues have you contacted the dev? I know Josh Tucker has been quick to respond to bug and support issues over twitter. And with the proliferation of software and how they interact with one another it is almost impossible to test all scenarios, especially if you can't access any of the source code from another dev. It is frustrating to end users but you can only put out your best product and then fix some bugs as they pop up after trying to trouble shoot the interation between the two programs.
    07-29-2011 11:50 AM
  21. psywzrd's Avatar
    My question is have any of you that are having issues have you contacted the dev? I know Josh Tucker has been quick to respond to bug and support issues over twitter. And with the proliferation of software and how they interact with one another it is almost impossible to test all scenarios, especially if you can't access any of the source code from another dev. It is frustrating to end users but you can only put out your best product and then fix some bugs as they pop up after trying to trouble shoot the interation between the two programs.
    I can't speak for anyone else but I've sent them a couple of crash reports/logs and haven't heard back from them. I'm sure they're inundated with crash logs though since so many people are having problems.
    grunt0300 likes this.
    07-29-2011 12:00 PM
  22. Spdracer's Avatar
    This is a great tweak and I like the way it works, for the most part. My issue is that it does not play the custom ringtones I have assigned to contacts so I don't know who is calling until I look.
    08-01-2011 10:36 AM
  23. grunt0300's Avatar
    This is a great tweak and I like the way it works, for the most part. My issue is that it does not play the custom ringtones I have assigned to contacts so I don't know who is calling until I look.
    Too many bugs right now, but i'm sure that they're working on it.
    08-01-2011 11:32 AM
  24. talkin73's Avatar
    Works great on my Verizon iPhone 4 along with the other 20+ apps I have installed. Totally agree with the feedback from others that the "bar" is too small. Resizing should have been a v1.0 feature, but is hopefully at the top of the list for next update. I hope someone releases themes for it as well or, even better, the author includes a few optional themes with the package install. For $3.99 a pop, a couple themes in the package seems reasonable.
    08-03-2011 09:56 AM
  25. crystus's Avatar
    The dev's posted on twitter that they have added support for Anyring and custom ring tones for individuals.
    grunt0300 likes this.
    08-05-2011 11:00 AM
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