iPhone User Agent Faker

The Safari web browser on the iPhone always shows itself as a mobile web browser (based on webkit). There is no built in function inside the safari that lets you change the user agent inside the General or Safari’s settings.

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Kills Apps in Notification Center

One of the main features of the iOS 5 brought with it is Notification Center which displays useful information to the user without unlocking the screen. Now, with the help of a Cydia tweak, you will be able to kill the running apps as well. This jailbreak tweak is called WeeKillBackground (not we kill background).

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iPhone 4 iOS 5 Gevey SIM Unlock

This is a post for the iPhone 4 users that have upgraded to iOS 5 firmware. The iOS 5 firmware kills the previous unlock but the Gevey SIM users can unlock their devices. To unlock your device with Gevey, you have to update the firmware to pre jailbroken firmware in order to preserve the unlocked (or unlockable) baseband that works with Gevey SIM.

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Text on Notification Center

The iOS 5 brings notification center that shows useful information without unlocking the iPhone. The jailbreak community has been pretty active in making the most of this new feature. Today, a new tweak has popped up in Bigboss’ repository. It is called QuickMemo.

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Reboot, Respring, Shutdown Icon buttons on Homescreen

iOS on the iPhone or on any other iOS device does not provide you home screen icons to perform reboot or respring operations. Fortunately, there is a jailbreak tweak for that. To get those icons on the homescreen, all you have to do is download a tweak called PowerIcons.

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Disable Auto Lock in Apps

Many times, especially when downloading something over Wi-Fi, we want to keep the Safari web browser alive. Unfortunately, there is no built in option in iOS to force an app to stay alive. However, you will have to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch for that.

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