1. BLiNK's Avatar
    10 jailbreak tweaks that were killed by iOS 6

    With the release of iOS 5 last year, it was pretty clear that Apple had gotten plenty of inspiration from the jailbreak scene, notably by implementing 20+ jailbreak tweaks in its latest mobile operating system.

    We were expecting Apple to do the same thing again this year, and in anticipation, we even came out with our own list of jailbreak tweaks we wanted to see in iOS 6.

    If it isnt as obvious as last year, its still evident that iOS has already killed a few jailbreak tweaks. We go over the list of those tweaks that were made obsolete by iOS 6

    StayOpened

    Now that you can download several apps from the App Store without having to launch the App Store app again and again after each download, there is no more need for StayOpened.

    Pull to Refresh for Mail

    Developed a couple years ago, Pull to Refresh for Mail is a goner too now that Apple has implemented Pull to Refresh in its Mail application.

    AssistantExtension

    By baking Sports into Siri, tweaks like AssistantExtension and especially SiriSports are nowhere near as useful.

    International Location for Siri

    Because it is now compatible with a dozen languages, and more importantly because it is fully supported in many new countries, the jailbreak tweak International Location for Siri is not going to be needed anymore.

    Fusion/FacebookThis

    With Facebooks deep integration into iOS 6, tweaks like Fusion and FacebookThis are somewhat useless.

    3G Unrestrictor

    If you didnt feel to pay $3.99 for 3G Unrestrictor, youll be happy to know that iOS 6 will finally let you do FaceTime calls over cellular network. Although its fair to note that this feature will only be available for the iPhone 4S and the new iPad, as per our iOS 6 compatibility guide.

    PhotoMail

    When it first came out, PhotoMail was a nice little tweak that would allow you to attach pictures and videos directly from the Mail app. This feature is now directly baked into iOS 6.

    Fullscreen for Safari

    Sure Fullscreen Mode for Safari does much more than what its name suggests, but its still a victim of iOS 6 to some extent, now that Safari lets you switch to full screen mode only in landscape mode though.

    QuickTweet

    QuickTweet lets you send tweets from Notification Center. Its useless now.

    BannerDisable

    BannerDisable was doomed from the start as it was created after we started hearing rumor that Apple would implement the Do Not Disturb feature in iOS 6.

    As much as I love and support the jailbreak community, Im glad Apple is implementing those features in iOS. What about you?

    Can you think of more tweaks made useless by iOS 6?

    Source: iDB
    06-15-2012 09:23 AM
  2. pkcable's Avatar
    Great info Blinkie!
    06-18-2012 10:26 AM
  3. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    3G Unrestrictor isn't killed at all. I use that thing for various apps other than FaceTime.

    Like the Photo Stream.
    06-18-2012 04:45 PM
  4. Garz's Avatar
    Every year, Apple does take a few things that were available to JB only. The more they put in the OS, the less people will JB.
    06-18-2012 05:21 PM
  5. Stephxieh's Avatar
    I don't see it really interfering in the die hard jailbreaker routine. As apple takes more and more ideas from jailbreak there will always be more tweaks on the horizon.

    It's why i love my jailbreak, there's a add on for nearly everything and it seems to always be going forward.

    Also until apple lets me get rid of that horrid newsstand i will be jailbreaking day 1.
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    06-19-2012 02:27 PM
  6. IamHahn's Avatar
    Every year, Apple does take a few things that were available to JB only. The more they put in the OS, the less people will JB.
    And with each big update the JB community finds new innovative tweaks, either that work better with the new OS or exploit a new closed off API that Apple doesn't want to share just yet. Remember a lot of new features in iOS 5 were kept secret until the iP4s was announced and many of these features opened up awesome tweaks for the JB community, at least that is my understanding. I am very new and could be wrong.
    06-19-2012 02:40 PM
  7. ModeratorOMD's Avatar
    Seeing as fullscreen for safari is only landscape, we still need it
    Seeing as rotation locks in only one direction, we still need that
    Seeing as Safari still has that annoying bookmark popup, we still need that disabler.
    Seeing as you can't have Siri is different accents, we still need that

    And we still need SBSettings to hide Newstand or other apps

    Oh, and since many devices don't get any of the new features (iPhone 4) Jailbreakig is still a viable option.
    06-21-2012 12:59 PM
  8. BLiNK's Avatar
    Seeing as Safari still has that annoying bookmark popup, we still need that disabler.
    please explain. when i open my Safari, after everything has been cleared, i get a blank page and NO bookmark popup like it used to be
    06-21-2012 02:23 PM
  9. ModeratorOMD's Avatar
    And that's on iOS6? :shocked:
    06-21-2012 03:57 PM
  10. BLiNK's Avatar
    nope. i believe it started with 5.1 - are you sure you own an iPhone?
    06-21-2012 04:08 PM
  11. Peligro911's Avatar
    please explain. when i open my Safari, after everything has been cleared, i get a blank page and NO bookmark popup like it used to be
    Me too no pop up


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    06-21-2012 04:46 PM
  12. ModeratorOMD's Avatar
    nope. i believe it started with 5.1 - are you sure you own an iPhone?
    I don't think I did the upgrade to 5.1 because I didn't have to. I didn't hear anybody talking about it. But everything has to be cleared out. If you open Safari fresh, then it would popup.
    Last edited by motoleo; 06-21-2012 at 05:33 PM.
    06-21-2012 05:29 PM
  13. BLiNK's Avatar
    what OS are you on? here's what it looks like on mine with 5.1.1 after everything has been cleared out and reopened

    06-21-2012 05:56 PM
  14. miket825's Avatar
    Seeing as fullscreen for safari is only landscape, we still need it
    Seeing as rotation locks in only one direction, we still need that
    Seeing as Safari still has that annoying bookmark popup, we still need that disabler.
    Seeing as you can't have Siri is different accents, we still need that

    And we still need SBSettings to hide Newstand or other apps

    Oh, and since many devices don't get any of the new features (iPhone 4) Jailbreakig is still a viable option.
    WiFi is probably the single best reason to jailbreak still. I also agree that the Newstand disabler is important
    06-21-2012 08:43 PM
  15. ModeratorOMD's Avatar
    what OS are you on? here's what it looks like on mine with 5.1.1 after everything has been cleared out and reopened

    Click to view quoted image
    I'm still on 5.0 I believe, but if there's no bookmark popup then Congrats! I clap!
    06-21-2012 10:53 PM
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