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Thread: 'Velox' Makes Application Icons More Usable Right From the Home Screen

  1. #21
    I love this tweak, but it doesn't work on apps that are inside folders (not sure if it is a FolderEnhancer problem or Velox problem). The temperatures seems to be off on the weather app too. I also wish you were able to close the "folder" by tapping on a blank spot of the folder. I've gotten so use to tapping to close a folder in FolderEnhancer, it's hard to go back to hitting the home button to close it.

  2. #22
    Its a neat tweak, don't think I'd spend more than $2 on it though. I mainly use it for Settings toggles, the stopwatch addon that was released today, and quick compose. What I'd love is an Any.DO extension, so I can instantly view my daily reminders. I thought of this after seeing the CARROT addon released today.

    Also using velox on the music app crashes springboard without fail.

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    My music app isn't crashing at all. I do wish we could customize what is seen for each app, though (eg. Arrange Settings.app Toggles; Timer, Alarm, etc. in Clock.app)

    Also, they need to implement a 'tap inside window to close' feature cuz pushing the Home Button is a pain.

  4. #24
    Quote Originally Posted by lilrican21 View Post
    My battery!!!
    +1

  5. #25
    Great tweak and I only imagine it getting better. One thing that I'd say I'd like to see updated is the option of reading the text when using the quick reply. I click on the banner when someone sends me a text and it goes straight to the quick reply option but doesn't show me what they wrote so I have no idea what I'm replying to! Love the tweak though!

    Also do I have to add a source in order to get the Addons (Velox) folder to show in Cydia?
    Last edited by trevorrawson; 05-05-2013 at 11:43 PM.

  6. #26
    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    My music app isn't crashing at all. I do wish we could customize what is seen for each app, though (eg. Arrange Settings.app Toggles; Timer, Alarm, etc. in Clock.app)

    Also, they need to implement a 'tap inside window to close' feature cuz pushing the Home Button is a pain.
    You're right, it only crashes if the music app is... suspended? Whatever the right term for it is. If I have had the music app open recently Velox-ing the music icon works perfectly, but if the process is killed and I velox the icon I get a black homescreen that I need to use Auxo's respring toggle to fix.

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    This will have a lot of potential I think because there is so much you could develop off of this like widget pinning.. Should be implemented into ios 7

  8. #28
    Quote Originally Posted by NewdestinyX View Post

    Velox works on any Springboard page not just home screen.

    They do now after the update to Folder Enhancer I think I read.
    I keep most of my apps in a folder. Because of that, this tweak would be useless for me. And until it's confirmed that it does indeed work with apps inside folders, I'm not going to spend two bucks on it.

    I suppose I could've elaborated more in my initial post. That's my fault.

  9. #29
    I don't see how opening apps like this is useful.
    I can however see how certain views are like the quick settings and the music controls. But other than that its just all flash. Looks really cool and smooth though.

  10. #30
    Great tweak. Only problems I see:

    - battery drain is painfully bad
    - can't open apps in velox view inside folders
    - complaints about camera and facebook having to be on top row . . . I haven't tested, but they seem like real issues.

  11. #31
    Quote Originally Posted by Padgoi View Post
    Great tweak. Only problems I see:

    - battery drain is painfully bad
    - can't open apps in velox view inside folders
    - complaints about camera and facebook having to be on top row . . . I haven't tested, but they seem like real issues.
    Yep. App not ready for prime time yet.
    Here to help if I can. If I can't I know someone who can!

  12. #32
    Weather doesnt update properly. Notes will not sync (iCloud) if created in Velox window, and the bug list goes on... Love the idea, hope to see fixes for these and above issues.

  13. #33
    Whoa this thing does not play friendly with zephyr

  14. #34
    velox with folderenhancer for me really ugly!!

  15. #35
    How is this tweak? did they update to make it more compatible?

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