How to Create a Time Lapse Video With Your iPhone

Time lapse photography is a filming technique that uses a lower frame rate for capturing video than is used for viewing it, resulting in a video that appears to be sped up. For example, you might record people walking through a park at one frame per second and play it back at 30 frames per second, resulting in something akin to a Benny Hill chase. Basically it is the opposite of slow motion. This technique is ideal for capturing motion that is too subtle for the human eye to appreciate, such as star movement, flowers blooming or clouds developing. It is also good for seeing long term progress, like watching the construction of a skyscraper, from beginning to end, in just a minute or two. iOS 8 has added this functionality to the Camera app, so now you can make your own time lapse videos with your iPhone or iPad.

Creating your own time lapse video is quite simple. Open your Camera and scroll over and select the "Time Lapse" option. Now all you have to do is tap record.

iOS 8 Pangu Jailbreak Now Available with Cydia

Team Pangu has finally released a full version of their iOS 8 jailbreak tool. Unlike the previous release, the new jailbreak comes with a Cydia installer. This allows users who jailbreak their device to easily access the Cyida app store which contains all the tweaks and apps created by the jailbreak community. Cydia has also been updated to version 1.1.14 to fix a few bugs and to add other improvements, like iPhone 6 support. You can download a Windows-only version of the Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak from the Pangu website. The jailbreak works on all devices running iOS 8 - iOS 8.1. There is no Mac version currently available, but that should hopefully change in the near future.

iOS 8 Jailbreak

Popular jailbreak tweaks such as Zeppelin, WinterBoard and SwipeSelection have also been updated with iOS 8 support, and new tweaks like ForceReach, that take advantage of iOS 8-only features, are already being released to Cydia. Make sure you check out our weekly apps and jb tweaks recap every Saturday or follow us on Twitter to keep updated on the latest Cydia releases.

Five Nights at Freddy's 2 Trailer

Developer Scott Cawthon has released a trailer for Five Nights at Freddy's 2. The official YouTube description doesn't offer any details about the new game, but it does include a link to the game's Steam Greenlight page. The good news is that the game has been greenlit by the Steam community. The bad news is that it's not coming to iOS devices first. This doesn't mean that the game will not be released to the App Store, it just means iOS users will have to wait a little longer to play it.

The sequel takes place at the "new and improved" Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. Freddy and his animatronic friends have been redesigned with new facial recognition technology, but they are still malfunctioning. You are once again the new night security guard, but this time around there are no security doors to keep you safe. Instead you have been supplied with an empty Freddy Fazbear head, to fool Freddy and his friends into thinking you're one of them.

Puzzle to the Center of the Earth is a Blast

Foursaken Media has really knocked it out of the park with its new match-three title, Puzzle to the Center of the Earth. Hopefully you didn't stop reading when you saw the words "match-three," because this game really breathes new life into the tired genre. First of all, Puzzle to the Center of the Earth is a platform game where you use match-three elements to dig your way to the center of the Earth. The goal of the game is to dig your way through colored blocks while looking for certain items. You do this by drawing a line with your finger to connect blocks of the same color to make them explode. This allows you to move and explore the caverns by swiping your finger on the gamepad located at the bottom of your display.

Puzzle to the Center of the Earth

The main goal of each level is to dig your way down to the next level, but each cavern also has one gold star and secret switch that you can find. This is what gives the game its high replay value. Not only are there 80 levels to solve, but you will want to go back and try to uncover all the hidden items. This is easier said then done because you only have a certain amount of energy per level. And trust me when I tell you there is nothing more frustrating than finally finding the secret switch in a cavern to only run out of energy because you took too long!

Nike+ Running Updated with Apple Health App Support

It has been a bumpy start for Apple's Health app, but more developers are getting on board now that all the kinks have been ironed out. For example, Nike has finally updated one of its iOS apps with Health app integration. On Tuesday, the footwear company rolled out version 4.6 of its Nike + Running app with Health app support and other new features.

Nike+ Running

The app now includes a new quick start feature and the ability to swipe in any direction to access your music or running stats. The app has also been updated with elevation tracking for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and it is now capable of delivering more accurate and detailed running information by tapping into your Health app data. You can view the entire changelog below.

How to Quickly Reply to a Message from Your iPhone Lock Screen

Sometimes having to unlock your iPhone to access your Messages app can be a pain, so Apple has added a quick reply feature as part of its "interactive notifications" feature in iOS 8. This allows users to quickly reply to a message from the Lock Screen without having to unlock their iPhone. Here's how it works.

iOS 8 Interactive Notifications

When you receive a notification on your Lock Screen swipe left on the message to reveal the blue Reply button. Tap the button then type your message in message box and hit Send. Your response will then be sent without having to unlock your phone.

Stop Snoozing with this iOS Math Alarm

Snoozing an iPhone alarm in the morning just got more difficult. The jailbreak tweak EQUAlarm does its part to keep iOS users awake, by delivering a math equation. The ringing alarm cannot be silenced or snoozed until the correct answer is submitted.

iOS 7 jailbreak EQUALarm

Once installed, the difficulty level of the math questions can be selected from four choices, ranging from easy to insane. Entering the wrong answer means an alarm that keeps on ringing, while solving the problem reveals buttons to Snooze or Dismiss.

How to Control iOS Music When the Screen is Off

Impulse brings brings a new level of control to music playback on jailbroken iOS devices. Once installed, a custom set of gestures can be used to control music while the display is off. This means music can be controlled without unlocking the device, or even pressing the wake button at all.

iOS 7 jailbreak locked device

A simple tap on the dark device screen readies Impulse for further input. Gestures can then be used to play, pause, switch tracks, and change volume with the display off. The tweak is compatible with any app that uses built-in iOS music controls.

Get Random Colors on the iOS 7 Keyboard

Changing the color of the iOS keyboard might be old news on a jailbroken device. Then ColorfulKBD Pro comes along. With this jailbreak tweak installed, iOS 7 users are treated to a new color combination every time the keyboard is opened.

iOS 7 jailbreak color keys

ColorfulKBD Pro can also add a custom background image directly from the Photos app to the keyboard. The colors that are randomly displayed can be constrained to a specific range with sliders in Settings -> ColorfulKBD Pro.

How to Use Reachability with iOS 7

Reachability has come to the latest iPhones, to help make the entire display usable with one hand. This is not only a feature limited to iOS 8; Reachability can only be activated on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The jailbreak tweak Reachability7 removes this restriction.

iOS 7 jailbreak Reachability7

Enabling Reachability on older devices running iOS 7 means installing the tweak and configuring it to work with an Activator gesture. Normally, Reachability would be activated by lightly double tapping the Touch ID button.

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