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April 11th, 2011

PassGen – Generate Secure Passwords On Your iPhone

PassGen is a free app available in Cydia that lets you generate secure passwords on your iPhone. This app probably won’t be too popular, but could be really useful for iPhone users that do a lot of FTP’ing or SSH’ing right from their phones. The one problem with PassGen that we noticed was that you can’t seem to copy the password after it’s been generated, which pretty much defeats the […]

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February 2nd, 2011

How To Change Mobile Safari’s Background Image Quickly & Easily

Want to change Mobile Safari’s boring gray background? Here’s a super easy way: You’ll have to start by SSHing/FTPing into your iPhone using an FTP client on your computer, or using iFile on your iPhone or other iOS device. Then, navigate to your Winterboard themes directory – var/stash/Themes. Once here, create a new folder/directory and name it whatever you’d like. Once inside your newly created directory, we’re going to create […]

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January 6th, 2011

How To Install .deb Files On Your iPhone & iOS Devices

We’re assuming if you’re reading this post, you already know what a .deb file is, and its relationship to iOS. For a brief explanation, Cydia packages come in the .deb format, you know that crazy black and white code screen you see while installing something on Cydia? Well that is actually the .deb extracting/installing itself and running on your device. Probably the most common situation you’ll come across or see […]

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November 5th, 2010

Cool Animated Space Invaders LockScreen

We mentioned in our Cool Animated Fish Lockscreen post that there aren’t too many animated LockScreens on Cydia worth talking about. But here’s a pretty unique one that I recently came across. Remember Space Invaders? Of course you do. Well someone made an animated Space Invaders lockscreen because, well, why not? Most animated lockscreens run smooth on the 3GS (and 4 obviously), but not too great on a 3G. However, […]

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November 3rd, 2010

Cool Animated Fish Lockscreen

There are not as many animated LockScreens on Cydia as one may think. But here’s a cool one I came across the other day. This runs pretty smooth on the 3GS (and 4 obviously), but I don’t know how if it would fair too well on a 3G. (Please excuse the Lacoste logo on my slider, that’s not included in MultiFish.) If you want to check it out, hop into […]

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October 29th, 2010

How To: Completely Hide Certain Pictures On Your iPhone

So you want to hide some pictures on your iPhone? Well we’re going to tell you how. There are probably some apps out there that can do this, but this is our way. You’ll need to have your iPhone jailbroken, with OpenSSH installed. Once you’re ready to rock, you can do this on your computer with an FTP client, or directly on your iPhone with iFile. What we’re going to […]

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October 29th, 2010

Common File Directories On Your iPhone (Photos, Bookmarks, & Winterboard Themes)

We mentioned in our SSH’ing Into Your iPhone – Why & How? post, that we would follow up with a quick list of where some of the main directories (Photos, Safari Bookmarks, Winterboard themes, etc.) are located on your iPhone. We won’t list out each and every directory, or where everything is, just the “main” ones. So let’s take a look. Please keep in mind that the words “directory” and […]

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