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Apple patents awesome new multi-user lock screen gestures for iOS

Apple patent (gesture multi-user access)

The diagram above explains how an iOS multi-user lockscreen would work. Basically, depending on the passcode you're given when accessing someone's iOS device you'll be granted rights to only select applications.

To put it simply, for your friends you give them one passcode, and it unlocks the third access level from the diagram. You can give your wife the "second access level", giving her access to the second and third application sets. While the first access level would be your passcode, it would give you access to all three levels. With first access level rights giving you permission to use work related applications.



Hacker Reveals He Has An iOS 6.1.3 Untethered Jailbreak Binary

Although iOS 7 is right around the corner, there has been lots of talk about an iOS 6.1.3 jailbreak. UnthreadedJB recently claimed to have an iOS 6.1.3 jailbreak after releasing an undiscovered jailbreak for the CDMA iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1. Now, iOS hacker winocom is tweeting that he has a binary for an iOS 6.1.3 untethered jailbreak.



Celeste 2 streamlines your iOS Bluetooth transfers

Celest 2 02

Jeff Benjamin over at iDb wrote a great piece on a new tweak called Celeste 2. The developer, CocoaNuts', originally released Celeste back in 2011, and according to Jeff's post it worked, but not well. This time around in Celeste 2 it supposedly runs smoothly, and almost feels like a native feature of iOS. Benjamin is known for providing quality feedback on jailbreak apps. Keep reading for a quick and dirty breakdown of Celeste 2.



Is there hope for an iOS 7 jailbreak? Yes.

Worldwide Jailbreak Con 2013 is done now, and the biggest topic of conversation during the event was obviously whether there will be a jailbreak method available for iOS 7. The answer is no, not right away at least, but maybe four months after release. Vague right?



How To: Unlock Your iPhone WIth A Virtual Game Controller Cheat Code

We’ve seen tons of different jailbreak tweaks to customize the unlocking experience on the iPhone, and many of them have been awesome. But today, we introduce you to a new tweak that we can’t believe wasn’t thought of before: unlocking your iPhone with game controller sequences. 



openjailbreak.org is Officially Live

 

This is a big deal for the Jailbreak community. Joshua Hill aka p0sixninja has made is openjailbreak project live. This essentially creates a community for jailbreakers and devs to collaborate on jailbreak projects. With Apple patching holes faster and faster these days, openjailbreak should help to revert that issue and keep the "Jailbreak Dream" alive.



Bring life to the lock screen with LiveWire Pro iOS animations

 

For those of you who are growing tired of sliding that arrow from left to right, here’s a sweet new jailbreak tweak to add some excitement to unlocking your iPhone again. Offering a choice of different animations, an app called LiveWire Pro breathes a little life back into your lock screen.

After installing the app, you’ll have full control directly from your Settings menu and from there you can fully configure your lock screen. The settings are pretty simple to use since there are only 3, a duration slider, a kill switch, and of course, the animation you’d like. This is an instant change so there is no need to re-spring for changes to take effect. The best setting seems to be the Random option so you’ll receive new unlock animations each time you unlock your device.



‘The Quick Brown Fox’ adds more functionality to your iOS keyboard

The keyboard found in iOS is arguably the best in any mobile platform, and not just from a design aspect. There is, however, always room for improvement; Most Cydia packages we see for the keyboard are for themes, but today comes a new jailbreak tweak aiming to improve the functionality of your iDevice's keyboard. Head inside for a quick overview of “The Quick Brown Fox".



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