Absinthe, the latest untethered jailbreak, created specifically for Apple devices running iOS 5.0.1, is all set to open a new world full of tweaks for you.
The Cydia app, once installed, should give your iPhone 4S access to a plethora of tweaks. The question, though, is how best to choose the tweaks needed for your phone.
Read on to discover Cydia tweaks you must buy (yes, they are not free!) for your iPhone 4S...
1. MyWi 5.0
With MyWi 5.0, you can create a WiFi HotSpot and quite easily connect your laptop or any other mobile device to the iPhone/iPad. This popular app helps you save a considerable amount of money - for a one-time $19.99 fee you can avoid paying AT&T's $45 per month internet connection fee. In addition, this tweak offers features like faster performances and lower battery consumption. This powerful tweak can turn your Wi-Fi iPad 2 into WiFi+3G model. You can buy MyWi 5.0 from the Cydia Store via ModMyi repository.
With IntelliScreenX, the updated version of Intelliscreen, developed by the IntelliBorn team, the user can browse through all of the critical data on the iPhone's Slide to Unlock screen. This must-have tweak includes a calendar, email access, text messages, news stories, weather reports, Facebook, Twitter, QuickView/Preview of email and is completely integrated into iOS5 Notification Center. Buy IntelliscreenX for $9.99 and see how Absinthe adds an array of functions and features to your iPhone 4S notification center.
Developed by Limneos, CallBar is a jailbreak tweak that improves the way you receive calls. The tweak redesigns the incoming call interface so notifications of incoming calls are now represented with an iOS 5-styled icon under the status bar. You can answer, decline or dismiss the call from the status bar. Although the tweak is not new on Cydia, Absinthe allows the user to access the Tweak through an iPhone 4S.
Now, therefore,if you're busy playing a game or browsing the Internet on your iPhone, you can avoid incoming calls by installing this app. You need to pay $3.99 to buy CallBar.
4. Springtomize 2
Springtomize 2 is another must-have tweak for your jailbroken iPhone 4S. This app allows users to customize a great number of aspects of the device's operating system - you can tweak icons, folders, animations, the dock and much more.
Other features of this tweak include icon hiding, creating new sections for Time Machine, Notification Center and Advanced Management and settings quick reloading. Check out the link to know more about the tweak.
The tweak is available at the Cydia BigBoss repo for $2.99 only.
5. Hands-Free Control
If your phone is still not jailbroken, you can activate Siri on your iPhone 4S by hitting the Home-Button but once it is jailbroken with Absinthe, you can launch Siri simply by calling to her and without even touching the phone!
The trick is possible only if you have Hands-Free Control, a Cydia tweak that is available at the BigBoss repo at $1.99 only.