Best Apps, Tips And Posts Of The Week [02.01.2014] Share
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It’s that time of the week again when we round up the most popular (as well as the less-popular but equally useful) apps, tips and tweaks that you may have missed during your hectic workweek. This time around, we discuss multiple iOS 7 jailbreak tweaks, a couple great Windows Phone apps, and SwiftKey Note for iOS, among other excellent apps and tips.

Popular Android Keyboard ‘SwiftKey’ Comes To iOS In The Form Of A Notes App

SwiftKey Note for iOS 2

Apple does not allow you to replace the iOS keyboard system-wide, so the closest thing you’re going to get to an alternative keyboard is SwiftKey Note – a dedicated note-taking app with a special row on top of the iOS keyboard for next-word prediction.

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How To Boot Multiple Android ROMs On Droid DNA With MultiROM

MultiROM-for-Android-1  MultiROM-for-Android-2  MultiROM-for-Android-3

Almost every Android power user goes through a phase where they have this constant itch to try out a new ROM. To make things easier, Droid DNA owners should use this MultiROM port to keep multiple Android, Ubuntu and Firefox OS ROMs simultaneously available at bootup.

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How To Control Any IR Device With HTC One


The latest high-end Android smartphones come with IR blasters for controlling TVs, and now we have found a way to control other IR-controlled devices such as your home air conditioning unit.

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Send iOS Messages Remotely From Windows, Linux And More

Remote Messages iOS 7 PC

For a long time, I have wished for a remote messaging feature for iOS. Again, due to some restrictions put in place by Apple, it can’t happen for regular App Store apps, but that’s what jailbreaking is for, right? ‘Remote Messages’ is a $3.99 jailbreak app for sending iOS messages from Windows, Android or any other platform that has a web browser.

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Springtomize 3 Is The Ultimate iOS Interface Customization Tool

Springtomize 3 iOS Settings  Springtomize 3 iOS Home

Another great jailbreak tweak for iOS 7, Springtomize 3 is a one-stop shop for iOS UI customization. You can change things up in Control Center, Dock, Folders, Icons layout, Animations, and more! It replaces many individual tweaks we have covered here before.

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Enable Nested Folders, Customize Folder Layout, And More With FolderEnhancer For iOS 7

FolderEnhancer-for-iOS-7-settings  FolderEnhancer-for-iOS-7

FolderEnhancer was one of my favorite tweaks on iOS 6 because it lifted the terribly limiting 12 apps/folder limit, and added plenty of extra features. It is now available on iOS 7!

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hello sms Is A Gorgeous New Texting App For Android With A Tabbed UI

hello-sms_main_  hello sms_Photo

SMS apps are a dime a dozen on Android, so is there room for more? ‘hello sms’ thinks so. It is a lovely new texting app for Android with tabbed navigation for quick switching between different threads.

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Quickr Lets You Access Customizable Action Panels From Anywhere In Android Using Edge Gestures

Quickr for Android Banner

Quickr is a neat Android app that – on being invoked by a special user-set gesture – shows you a panel. Said panel is a simple 2×3 grid of icons for things like your favorite contact, last running app, a folder, your current location on Google Maps, a system toggle, or anything else the app allows.

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More Great iOS 7 Tweaks

TinyBar iOS Home  eclipse system wide night dark mode ios 7 2

HideMe7 iOS Folder  Favorite Contacts 7 iOS Tiles

Last two weeks, we saw a influx of excellent iOS 7 tweaks, which is why today’s roundup is so full of them.

Create Folders For Apps & Settings On Lumia Windows Phone 8 Devices

App Folder WP8 Home  App Folder WP8 Tile

Among many other features that are standard on other platforms, Windows Phone devices do not come with support for app folders. Though, with the Lumia-exclusive app called ‘App Folder’, you can get app folders on your Start screen for free.

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Get iOS’ Do Not Disturb Mode On Windows Phone With Quiet Hours

Quiet Hours WP Options  Quiet Hours WP Tiles

I am a huge, huge fan of Do Not Disturb on iOS. Quiet Hours brings some of its core functionality to Windows Phone. Once you get used to it, you won’t go to sleep without it turned on!

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