There's a good chance that a lot of you remember a hit jailbreak tweak called Velox
that we showed you back in May of 2013 that aimed to make application icons a whole lot more useful right from the Home Screen without even needing to tap on them to open the application. It was popular because it made shortcuts easier, and the UI was something of a work of art.
for iOS 8 has been released in Cydia by iOS developer Phillip Tennen with the same ideas in mind. With it, you can