Execute Terminal Commands Anywhere With Command Alert [Cydia Tweak]


Wanted to change permissions on your device’s filesystem without exiting an app? Are you following a tutorial, to fix something, but don’t want to switch from your browser to mobile terminal? We’ve found a new tweak that can help. The tweak: Command Alert is a Cydia tweak that pulls up an alert dialog through an Activator gesture. This […]

Who Needs WYSIWYG? JOE – Text Editor Is A Terminal Based Text Editor, Now On Cydia


Joe’s Own Editor is a Terminal text editor, popular in old school Linux and Unix distributions, which can mimic the feel of other popular editors like emacs and WordStar. While JOE is an oldschool Terminal editor, it has powerful features. It can find and replace words in multiple file batches, edit hexadecimal code, unlimited undo and redo, […]

Short Battery Life On The New Macbook Pro With Retina Display? We Have Two Fixes


The MacBook Pro With Retina display is a top-of-the-line machine which includes a battery supposedly rated for 7 hours of wireless web browsing. But not everyone has experienced stellar battery life from the machine. If you are only getting a fraction of the battery life promised, it’s possible that what you are experiencing is a bug […]

MobileTerminal v520-2 Now Available In The BigBoss Repository [Cydia]


MobileTerminal is one of my favorite apps because it is such a versatile tool. Not only does using MobileTerminal allow users to really get “under the hood” of an iPhone, iPad, or iPad Touch (to set file permissions or change passwords), MobileTerminal also allows for launching applications in the console such as SSH and telnet […]

How To: Take A Screenshot And Change The Screenshot’s Default Filetype With Your Mac Computer


I recently purchased a Mac computer, and thus I am going to be making the switch from the Windows OS (operating system) to the Mac OS. As I am completely new to the Mac OS X operating system, one of the first things that I wondered how to do, when I was writing an article, […]

AlertScript: Alert-Based Terminal Window For iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad [Cydia Tweak]


Have you ever wished there was a quick way to execute UNIX commands without having to open MobileTerminal? Well if you have you will be glad to know the tweak AlertScript was released into Cydia to speed up the process of executing UNIX commands. AlertScript is a alert-based terminal window that can handle beyond 50MegaBytes […]

Cool Trick with Mac’s Terminal


Here’s a cool trick with Mac OS X’s terminal that you can use just for laughs or just surprises. By entering the “say” command (without quotes) into Terminal you can type anything you want and your Mac will say it for you. For advance users: SSH into the computer and you can control what your […]

Learn How to Install MobileTerminal for up to the iOS 4.3.1 Firmware! [Version 520-1]


I decided to boot up the Linux computer today and add a new and updated version of MobileTerminal that is compatible with up to the iOS 4.3.1 firmware in to the iJailbreak repository. This new and updated version of MobileTerminal doesn’t add much feature wise, except that it is more staple and includes some bug […]

How To: Change Your SSH Root Password On Your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad [GUIDE]


You may have seen our earlier guide on changing your default password. Here’s a reminder to make sure you do it! If you’re an avid jailbreaker like us, you’ll no doubt have OpenSSH installed on your iPhone to be able to SSH into it using a desktop client such as CyberDuck. You should also, therefore, […]

The Ultimate Tutorial For Creating A Cydia Repository/Source For iOS! [Covering Everything A-Z]


This tutorial will explain the process of creating a Cydia repository from start to finish. We will cover everything from the initial preparation all the way to the hosting and publishing of your Cydia repository. This tutorial will get moderately technical and is not recommended for users who are new to computers or new to […]