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.

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