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  • 'Music HUD' Gives You a Better HUD for Music


    The basic HUD (heads-up display) in iOS has always been a rather simplistic and boring element of the operating system; but not anymore, thanks to a new free jailbreak tweak called Music HUD by iOS developer Daniel Taub.

    Music HUD lets you customize the HUD to show music information when music is playing. The tweak will still continue to show the volume level when you adjust it, but rather than showing a useless volume icon, the tweak makes it so the HUD shows you the currently playing album artwork and some song information, as shown above.

    All of the configurations for this tweak are done from the preferences pane in the Settings application:



    From the tweak’s preferences, users can enable and disable a title and subtitle feature, which allows the user to customize the display of the song name, song artist, and song album right above the album art. In addition, users can enable or disable the album art showing on the HUD. The tweak also lets the user enable or disable two different gestures for playing and pausing music when the HUD is showing, which are also useful!

    In terms of appearance, the tweak honestly looks great. It also functions very well, giving the user not only a good-looking HUD, but also a functional one at that. Music HUD is a nice free mod that you can pick up right now from Cydia’s BigBoss repository.

    Name: Music HUD
    Price: FREE
    Version: 1.0
    Repo: BigBoss
    Developer: Daniel Taub
    Editor's Rating:  4/5
    This article was originally published in forum thread: 'Music HUD' Gives You a Better HUD for Music started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
    Comments 8 Comments
    1. iphone925's Avatar
      iphone925 -
      I thought at first this was a "Head up Display" for music/itunes or radio. It be great if we can have it in the car like Awesome HUD in the App store for speedometer which reflects the information on car windshield of speed it be nice if we can do that with track title and stuff with speed.
    1. elorenzof's Avatar
      elorenzof -
      When Apple starts building cars you'll be all set.
    1. Freund117's Avatar
      Freund117 -
      It takes away the bitesms quick compose :/
    1. chiraagnt's Avatar
      chiraagnt -
      Quote Originally Posted by Freund117 View Post
      It takes away the bitesms quick compose :/
      Yeah.. To date that's the most useful feature of the volume HUD
    1. Mc-Lovin_341's Avatar
      Mc-Lovin_341 -
      Is they a tweak or app that gives you the look of an iPod nano as a music player? If they isn't that's something I'm
      Willing to pay for
    1. fanboyfanboy's Avatar
      fanboyfanboy -
      I installed it, and experienced a major battery drain couldn't understand why though, anyone else?
    1. anime007's Avatar
      anime007 -
      *HudControlPlus*
    1. novadam's Avatar
      novadam -
      Quote Originally Posted by anime007 View Post
      *HudControlPlus*
      can't be installed on my device. IP5 @ 6.1.2.