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  1. Anthony Bouchard's Avatar

    With this tweak, your apps will remain solid.

    If you have ever been annoyed by the fact that when you open your App Switcher your applications become transparent in the background, then maybe this tweak is what you've been looking for. It's called No Ghostly Icons and it makes the screenshot above a reality. If you aren't sure what the difference is, then look at the screenshot below which shows the App Switcher before the tweak is installed:



    While the tweak promises no real helpful functionality, it lets you have the preference of having your home screen applications out of focus or constantly opaque just like what you're viewing in the App Switcher. To me, I think that having the icons solid in the background does nothing but make things harder on the eyes. The stock iOS look where the icons are transparent makes the focus much easier to view without getting a headache from the clutter.

    One thing to note is that just because they are solid doesn't mean that you can tap on them. When you open the App Switcher you will still need to tap the home button or press the home button to exit the App Switcher before you can tap the applications on your home screen. The effect is only visual and it doesn't really make anything different in terms of operation. I'm not too sure what anyone might want to use this tweak for, but if it's something that you will use, then it's free in Cydia today.

    If you have any special themes and you like to see them, maybe you'll find that this tweak helps emphasize the beauty of it from every angle of the iOS home screen. No Ghostly Icons doesn't add any icons to your home screen and there are no settings to configure for it. It's one of those tweaks that is effective immediately and can only be disabled by uninstalling it. I don't have any personal uses for it, but one man's trash is another man's treasure. On a side note, it does what it says it is supposed to do.

    Name: No Ghostly Icons
    Price: FREE
    Version: 1.0-1
    Repo: BigBoss
    Developer: Mr. Russian
    Editor's Rating: / 2.5/5

    What are your thoughts about No Ghostly Icons? Do you think you will get any use out of it? Share in the comments.

    Sources: Cydia
    Last edited by Anthony Bouchard; 2012-01-15 at 09:42 PM.
    2012-01-15 08:55 PM
  2. Agent929's Avatar
    Hmm...no thanks
    War is my mission. Killing is my ambition.
    2012-01-15 09:13 PM
  3. Liambakerg's Avatar
    Don't get me wrong... I take my hat off to the devs for being able to do these things but...why this one? Doesn't make much sense to me?
    2012-01-15 09:32 PM
  4. Anthony Bouchard's Avatar
    Don't get me wrong... I take my hat off to the devs for being able to do these things but...why this one? Doesn't make much sense to me?
    I agree lol
    2012-01-15 09:37 PM
  5. fabbuloso's Avatar
    i installed it.Somehow it doesnt feel good thanks but no thanks.
    2012-01-15 09:43 PM
  6. 1jono's Avatar
    Nice tweek but can't really see the point.
    I like the icons fading when you open the switcher because it is less busy and allows you to concentrate on the icons in the switcher.
    I think it is too busy with all the icons showing.
    2012-01-15 09:43 PM
  7. xMentality's Avatar
    I prefer the opaque. I'm sure this will suite someone's taste, certainly not mine.

    iPhone 4 5.0.1 Untethered Redsn0w
    iPad 2 5.0.1 Untethered Absinthe
    2012-01-15 09:51 PM
  8. Liambakerg's Avatar
    Still good work Mr Russian! Keep them tweaks coming!! You can never have too many tweaks
    2012-01-15 09:53 PM
  9. iSteed's Avatar
    All I can say is...... LOL
    2012-01-15 10:12 PM
  10. micaiah12's Avatar
    once on rare occasions, Apple's way of doing it is better.
    2012-01-15 10:35 PM
  11. nat130's Avatar
    Is it just me, or does this "review" seem totally pointless. I mean, a four paragraph review for a totally miscellaneous tweak? Yeah some people my like it, but it seems way too minor and totally non-groundbreaking to warrant a review...
    2012-01-15 10:43 PM
  12. Rich246's Avatar
    This doesn't seem to work on my iPad 2, jailbroken on 4.3.3
    2012-01-16 02:20 AM
  13. keenpois0n's Avatar
    I like your work mr russian! I've got this installed & I like it
    2012-01-16 11:27 AM
  14. Mr. Russian's Avatar
    I just felt like making this tweak, didn't think of it being useful anyways. =P

    I like your work mr russian! I've got this installed & I like it
    Thanks

    This doesn't seem to work on my iPad 2, jailbroken on 4.3.3
    If you want to send me a file I specify then I can add the compatibility.
    CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME THEME
    Windows Vista
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    2012-01-16 04:07 PM
  15. xMentality's Avatar
    I just felt like making this tweak, didn't think of it being useful
    Alot more than I could ever make, maybe something you make in future will be accepted by a wider audience. Nonetheless this app is obviously a welcome addition to a kneash audience. That's not a bad thing either.

    Good luck with your future mods.

    iPhone 4 5.0.1 Untethered Redsn0w
    iPad 2 5.0.1 Untethered Absinthe
    2012-01-16 04:44 PM
  16. Mr. Russian's Avatar
    Alot more than I could ever make, maybe something you make in future will be accepted by a wider audience. Nonetheless this app is obviously a welcome addition to a kneash audience. That's not a bad thing either.

    Good luck with your future mods.
    It's very simple btw, I'm working on a better tweak ATM anyways
    CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME THEME
    Windows Vista
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    2012-01-16 05:35 PM
  17. Rich246's Avatar
    @Mr. Russian, Which file do you need?
    2012-01-16 07:05 PM
  18. Mr. Russian's Avatar
    @Mr. Russian, Which file do you need?
    Through ssh or iFile navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices/SpringBoard.app and send me a download link for the SpringBoard file in that directory. Then I will update this tweak ASAP
    CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME THEME
    Windows Vista
    Follow me on Twitter - Mr_Russ1an
    2012-01-16 11:20 PM
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