Best Cydia Apps for 2014

Happy New Year 2014! While we have just said goodbye to 2013, it is essential to know the best Cydia apps for the year of 2014. Ever since Saurik introduced Cydia App Store in 2008, millions of apps have been uploaded to the store. Many of them are made available at no cost while some are not free. Let’s check out what are the best Cydia apps at the first day of the year. These apps are guaranteed the best apps that you can use for at least another 365 days.

1. SBSettings

Putting SBSettings in the best Cydia apps list is like placing the Porsche in the top 10 fastest cars list. SBSettings is an app that cannot be missed and must not be missed. It is an app that works on almost all iOS version including iOS 7, 6, 5, and iOS 4. This app has an ability that others don’t – make an iPhone or iPad runs faster by placing the most frequently used features on top of the home screen.

2. Zephyr

Swipe from the bottom to the top of your screen will give you the multi-tasking switcher. Swipe from the left to the right will give you the recent app you used while swipe it longer will close the running app. Is that what you want? Is this the convenience that you have been looking for on an iOS device? If that’s what you want, Zephyr is the app you need.

3. MyWi

There are times where we need to transform our iPhone or iPad into a Wi-Fi hotspot so that other devices can access to the internet simultaneously. MyWi is well-known as the best Wi-Fi tethering app not just in 2013 but also in 2014. PS: Remember to check if you are having unlimited data plan otherwise your pocket is going to burn a big hole.

4. RetinaPad

Comparison of an iPad with and without RetinaPad

Most people are able to guess what RetinaPad really does by looking at the app name. RetinaPad works as a booster for an iPad to run retina enabled apps and games that is designed for iPhone. Any retina enabled apps and games can be used or played in an iPad with RetinaPad.

5. XCon


Some users jailbreak their iPad for a reason, they want to runs apps that are not allowed to run on a non-jailbreak iPad. On the other hand, there are many apps are not allowed to run on a jailbroken iPad. Thus, here comes the need of this app called XCon. XCon solved the problems because it enables a jailbroken iPad to run any app that is not allowed for a jailbroken iPad.

6. AdBlocker

Almost everybody feels ads appearing within an app or a game is annoying. That’s why you need AdBlocker to block all ads and prevent them from appearing within the app. AdBlocker is available through BigBoss Cydia source for just $1.99.

7. Winterboard

Perhaps Winterboard is the best free Cydia apps in Cydia App Store that enables you to customize your own iPhone theme. A jailbreak user is allowed to download free themes from Winterboard and install them to their jailbroken iPhone, iPad, or iPod. The icons, status bar, background color and many other things can be customized using Winterboard.

8. IntelliscreenX


Have you ever felt your iPhone is useless when it is locked? The developer of IntelliscreenX feels the same too. That is why he made use of the home screen while an iPhone is locked. IntelliscreenX is one of the best Cydia apps that allow you to set anything you need on the lock screen such as the NotificationCenter, Twitter, Facebook, Email notification, and others.

9. Auxo

Auxo is definitely one awesome app that gives you the ability to switch between each open app. It works on iOS 5, iOS 6, and iOS 7. Auxo is an awe-inspiring app that costs $1.99 and it is the biggest competitor for Zephyr.

10. Password Pilot and Password Pilot Pro

If you feel it is troublesome to enter your App Store Password every time you need to buy an app or upgrade an app in iTunes, use Password Pilot. Password Pilot is guaranteed one best Cydia app that removes all the superfluous process to enter App Store password. It is not recommended to use this app if your iOS device is always share with others.

Other Cydia apps to try out in this year: Dreamboard, Stride, Activator, CameraTweak, PKG Backup, NoNewsIsGoodNews, biteSMS, and iFile.