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| May 4, 2013
Cydia Tweak: Velox Takes App Interaction And Notifications To Another Level
If you’re ready to change the way you use iOS, keep on reading this article. A new Cydia tweak called Velox has been released and it’s a real game changer. Velox is one of the most impressive Cydia tweaks we’ve seen in quite some time. This one is on another level when compared to most other tweaks that are currently available. Velox adds folder-like features to your app icons and enhances those folders with notifications and app accessibility. If you swipe over a supported app, it will open up like a standard iOS folder to reveal app-specific features that you can interact with. Right out of the box, many of your favorite stock iOS apps have been given the Velox treatment. [caption id="attachment_411241" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Full access to apps right from the home screen.[/caption] Velox definitely makes it easier to manage notifications, but if you really get used to its powerful features, it may change the way you use an iOS device. There’s something very special about Velox that you must see to understand. We’ve got a full video overview of this amazing tweak explaining all of the enhanced apps and their respective Velox-enabled features. Check out our video overview below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRbXjFhfoB0
If you can’t see the above video, please click this link.Every app has the ability to integrate with Velox's folder-style notifications. This means that even if an app isn't officially supported, you can still take advantage of the great notification features Velox brings to the table. The real magic happens within the enhanced app folders that Velox currently supports. You can capture a photo or video, explore the Maps app, browse the Web, and so much more right from the home screen. [caption id="attachment_411247" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Velox-style notification folders.[/caption] The developers behind Velox have also created an API that will allow others to put together enhanced folders for third-party apps. There are currently 16 different enhanced app folders available with Velox, but I predict that number will rise in the very near future. If Apple is looking for inspiration to create new iOS features, Velox should be at the top of the list. Currently, Velox is available in the BigBoss repository for $1.99 and is compatible with iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 6 or higher. The developers are also working on an update to make it compatible with iPad. I highly recommend that you check out this tweak and spend some time getting used to its amazing feature set. Check out our video overview let us know what you think about Velox in the comments.