Turn Your iPad Into A Macbook Air

The Brydge is a new Kickstarter project featuring an aluminum bluetooth keyboard case for your second generation or third generation iPad. The accessory makes your tablet look and function a lot like a MacBook Air.

The creators are currently hoping to raise $90,000 to bring it to market. If you’re interested, a pledge of $150 will get you one of the first units off of the assembly line (without speakers).

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How Green Is Your iPad For The Environment?

Check out this great info-graphic below done by Sortable.com that looks at how green your iPad really is for the environment.

Men Apparently More Fond Of An iPad Than Having A Lady Friend

According to an online survey conducted by Roxy Place online casino, 11% of men asked the question “Would you rather have an iPad or a lady friend” answered by saying they would prefer to get their hands on a new Apple iPad rather than a lady friend.

What would your answer be to this question?

How To Adjust Width Of Your LockScreen Slider (Jailbreak Tweak)

Slider Width is a new free jailbreak tweak that allows you to adjust the width of your iDevice’s “Slide to Unlock” bar. It is available in the ModMyi repo and is compatible with the iPhone,iPad,and iPod Touch.

Check out the video below of Slider Width in action:

How To Hide Your HomeScreen Dock On Your iPhone/iPod Touch (Jailbreak Tweak)

SwipeDock is a new jailbreak tweak available in Cydia’s via the BigBoss repo that allows you to hide your dock with a swipe.

Check out the video below of SwipeDock in action:

Pebble: The iPhone Connected Wristwatch

Pebble is a customizable wristwatch that connects to your iPhone or Android device via bluetooth. In its first three days on Kickstarter, the project has attracted 18,867 backers and raised $2,656,389, of their initial $100,000 goal for putting the watch into production. As of right now, it can pull data like caller ID, email, calendar alerts, Facebook messages, Weather and Twitter notifications from your iPhone.

Each Pebble has a textured plastic case, shatter resistant lens with an anti-reflective optical coating and a custom-designed 22mm rubber strap.

The wristwatch is also rechargeable via a special USB cable.

Check out this video below of the new pebble wristwatch in action:

 

Unlock Your iPhone By Drawing Your Password (Jailbreak Tweak)

How would you like to draw your password instead of inputting the same ole boring 4 digit password?

Well look now further, developer and designer Adam Bell has created a new jailbreak tweak called Stride. The new tweak allows you to unlock your iPhone using an 8-bit styled drawing for security.

Check out the video below of the new Stride jailbreak tweak:

 

 

How To Always Have A ‘Close’ Badge For Backgrounded Apps (Jailbreak Tweak)

AlwaysClose is a new Cydia tweak that will always show a ‘close’ badge for all backgrounded apps, eliminating the need to tap and hold, until the icons to start wiggle.

AlwaysClose is available in Cydia via modmyi repo for free.

 

How To Check If Your Mac Is Infected With Flashback Trojan

Over 600,000 Macs are now infected with this new virus codenamed BackDoor.Flashback.39 trojan. Chances of your mac being infected is slim to none, but it never hurts to check and see if your mac is ok.

To make this process easy you can use this new app called FlashbackChecker.

All you need to do is download FlashbackChecker from here

Then unzip it, run it and click the big button that says ‘Check for Flashback Infection’.

If tool displays the ‘No Signs of infection were found’ prompt you’re mac is safe. If you’re mac is infected, you’ll see a message that says ‘Potential issues found’.

Note: It is very important to make sure you update to the latest version of Java for OSX.