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    Default 'StatusHUD' Integrates the Volume HUD Into the Status Bar


    When you’re in the middle of something, the last thing you want to do is wait for the HUD (heads-up display) to disappear after you adjust your volume. Even if it’s just for a few seconds, the HUD could be improved a whole lot if put somewhere less obtrusive.

    A new jailbreak tweak called StatusHUD by iOS developer Alan Yip puts the volume HUD in the Status Bar instead of in its own pop-up that you have to patiently wait for before it disappears, as shown above. The volume appears as you adjust it, then turns back into the time when the user gets a chance to see the volume level. Not only is the tweak more convenient, but it even looks better.

    Even better is that in full-screen applications, the Status Bar will appear then quickly disappear as you adjust the volume, so if you're gaming, you won't have a large volume HUD in the middle of your screen and getting in the way of your controls:



    StatusHUD adds a preferences pane to the Settings application so you can choose between either the usual square volume indicator bars or an iOS 7 signal strength-inspired circular volume indicator bars:



    StatusHUD supports both the regular volume and the ringer volume. If you would like to give the tweak a try, it's available in Cydia's BigBoss repository for just 99; a small price to pay for such a nice tweak that iOS is lacking in its stock form. The tweak is compatible with any iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 6.0 or later.

    Name: StatusHUD
    Price: 99
    Version: 1.0.0
    Requirements: iOS 6.0+
    Repo: BigBoss
    Developer: Alan Yip
    Editor's Rating:  5/5
    Last edited by Anthony Bouchard; 07-12-2013 at 10:22 AM.

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