Those of you that are into customization will want to check out a new jailbreak tweak called Athena by iOS developer SuperDev.

Athena allows the user to apply color schemes to application icons without the use of WinterBoard themes. It comes with many different colorizing options, as well as blending options, and intensity options. All of the tweak's preferences are configured in the preferences pane in the Settings application:



You’ll be able to enable or disable color schemes, color intensities, blending modes, and alpha options. After choosing your options, you can respring to save your changes. You can apply these settings for all of your application icons, or for individual application icons on their own.

The color schemes you have to choose from include:

  • Black
  • Dark gray
  • Light gray
  • White
  • Gray
  • Red
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Cyan
  • Yellow
  • Magenta
  • Orange
  • Purple
  • Brown
  • Clear

The color intensities you have to choose from include:

  • 0.10
  • 0.20
  • 0.30
  • 0.40
  • 0.50
  • 0.60
  • 0.70
  • 0.80
  • 0.90
  • 1.00

The blend modes you have to choose from include:

  • Normal
  • Multiply
  • Screen
  • Overlay
  • Darken
  • Lighten
  • Color Dodge
  • Color Burn
  • Soft Light
  • Hard Light
  • Difference
  • Exclusion
  • Hue
  • Saturation
  • Color
  • Luminosity
  • Clear
  • Copy
  • Source In
  • Source Out
  • Source Atop
  • Destination Over
  • Destination In
  • Destination Out
  • Destination Atop
  • XOR
  • Plus Darker
  • Plus Lighter

The alpha level is set manually using a slider.

There are several different combinations that you can experiment with; there is a color scheme for everyone. If you're interested in giving Athena a try, you will find it in Cydia's BigBoss repository for just 99˘. The tweak requires iOS 6 to install.

Name: Athena
Price: 99˘
Version: 2.00-8
Requirements: iOS 6
Repo: BigBoss
Developer: SuperDev
Editor's Rating:  4/5