If you are a regular reader of our blog, then it is highly likely that you have already opened your iOS device to the wonders of jailbreaking. Definitely some of the best tweaks that are found in Cydia are those that completely changes how you interact with certain aspects of the iOS. Some of them may not be practically useful but they certainly add an element of coolness to your iOS device. And today we have another such jailbreak tweak for you.
Animation tweaks isn't exactly a new concept when it comes jailbreaking as we've seen a good deal of them in the past with tweaks like Barrel or Move2Unlock. Now our featured tweak is an animation tweak for the lockscreen. The name of the tweak is UnlockFX, from famed jailbreak developer Filippo Bigarella who authored great tweaks like Springtomize 2 and SlideAway. The folks at iDownloadBlog were able to get a preview build of UnlockFX and it is looking quite good. Here's a video demonstrating the tweak for iDownloadBlog:
Basically, UnlockFX is a jailbreak tweak that add loads of animation options to your lockscreen. The animations are grouped into two categories, the simple and complex. As stated, the options for the animation are quite numerous so you won't find yourself getting bored with a certain animation because you will have a lot to choose from. You can even add a custom photo animation. UnlockFX is quite simple to setup and you can change animation on the fly without having to respring your device, which is utterly convenient.
There is no date for the release yet but it seems to be nearly completed, UnlockFX should be available anytime soon. Word on the street is that it will hit Cydia once the iOS 5 untethered jailbreak by pod2g will be released, which is soon. UnlockFX will be available in Cydia for $1.99.Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback