Customize the iOS lock screen with LockEditor

tweak LockEditor

LockEditor adds fine tuning to the appearance of the lock screen on jailbroken iOS devices. Minimalists will enjoy the option to remove keypad button rings on the passcode entry screen. Those looking to customize can add flavor with custom text, or toggle over 20 individual options to mod the lock screen. Tbe best part about LockEditor is its stand-alone design, no theming packages are required.

Adult Swim's Castle Doombad updated with all new levels and traps

Castle Doombad Space Madness

Dr. Lord Evilstein is back and he has moved his evil lair to the moon in Castle Doombad version 2.0. Adult Swim has updated its popular tower defense game with an all new "Space Madness" chapter. The update adds 15 new levels, 4 new traps, a save option in Endless Mode and iCloud support.

How to update Apple Watch OS

update Apple Watch software

Now that Apple has released the first update to Watch OS, many watch owners may be wondering how to install the new software. Unlike an iOS device such as an iPhone, the Apple Watch cannot be updated directly from Settings. There are several steps to consider before updating Apple Watch to the latest version of Watch OS. Follow these how-to instructions to update Apple Watch:

Native Apple Watch apps coming soon

Apple Watch could have native third party apps by fall.

Speaking with Walt Mossberg at the Code Conference today, Apple's chief of operations Jeff Williams revealed that third party developers will soon be able to write native apps for the Apple Watch. Currently, third party apps live on the iPhone and are customized so that a tethered Apple Watch can access them, but that will all soon change.

Apple now sells an official Lightning dock for iPhone 6

iPhone Lightning Dock official

Apple has released an update to its official Lightning dock, making the accessory fully compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. iPhone 5, 5s and 5c owners as well as those with an iPod touch sporting a Lightning connector can also join in the fun. Much like previous designs the iPhone sits upright when docked, and can be docked with Apple-designed cases installed.

Spotify launches new features, including video and podcasts

Spotify update

In case you missed last week's media event, Spotify announced a long list of new features. These additions to the mobile music service are now rolling out to users, offering what the company describes as the "most entertaining Spotify ever". 25 billion hours of listening data collected over the past seven years means Spotify can recommend playlists based on any time of day or activity.

How to show the now playing app on iPhone

Cydia PlayingLabel

Losing track of the currently playing app can be easy for avid music lovers. After all, there many ways to play tunes on an iPhone or iPad. Normally, iOS does not display the now playing app, only the artist and currently playing track. If forgotten, the only way to find which app is playing the audio is to backtrack to the app switcher.

Add new flavor to the iPhone music controls

Helius 2 tweak

The jailbreak tweak Helius 2 provides another way to modify lock screen music controls on iOS devices. Similar to Spin or the CustomCover theming tool, Helius 2 makes cosmetic changes without drastically changing functionality. Once installed, the tweak can be enabled with a toggle under Settings.

How to use the Activity app on your Apple Watch

Health and Fitness Apple Watch

The Activity app, heart rate sensor and Workout app are some of the biggest selling points of the Apple Watch. Today we will be looking at the Activity app and how it works. The Activity app keeps track of your movement, exercise and how long you were stationary throughout the day. It also provides you with a "graphic ring" to help you meet your exercise goals and sit around less.


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