For many iOS users, “Jailbreak” is not order to install the free app, but to obtain the maximum permissions on the iOS platform. Now we can camouflage iOS as Windows 8 UI, Dreamboard recently launched a theme Metroon, which is a Windows 8 Metro UI styled theme for iPhone. If you want to simulate the Windows 8 UI on your iPhone, then it is a good choice. Metroon is now available at Cydia Store for $1.50.
Metroon is a Metro-style theme can be installed on jailbroken iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. After installing the theme, click the Home button to turn to Metro interface, you can use your iPhone same as Windows 8, you can also modify the user name, read SMS, calendar, and some programs likes on computer.
You can view all applications as Metro style, or play music on the “Desktop”. When you slide from the right side of the screen, you can open the Charm sidebar likes a real Win 8 system, while you can setting, replace color or other operations. Of course, click all apps, or settings, it will still return to the iOS UI, because the Metroon just a theme.
A dynamic pin and unpin system. You can pin any app you like to the home screen. Tiles are auto created but can be customized in many different ways.
HTML ‘Live’ Tiles
You can use any html widget as a ‘live’ tile. All live tiles that were compatible with OS7/OS7:Revive will work on with theme.
A tile that uses your current wallpaper and allows you to switch to your regular iOS interface without loading times. A press on the home button brings you back to the Metroon interface.
Easy Way To Change The Tile Size
The tile can be made smaller or larger with the press of a single button.
A windows style lockscreen with custom media controls that shows your latest appointment you have set in your local calendar app.
The Windows 8 launch and close animations
Integrated Music Live Tile
A large music live tile that shows the album art, title and artist of the currently playing song. Pressing the ‘smaller’ button will change the tile to only show the album artwork.
Integrated Calendar Live Tile
A large calendar tile that shows your latest appointment you have set in your local calendar app.
Integrated Messaging Live Tile
A large messaging tile that shows the latest message you received.
This theme can (and should be) heavily customized. Things that can be customized:
The tile’s/app’s name that is displayed
The tile’s badge position and size (both for small and large tiles)
The tile image (both for small and large tiles)
The tile image when it has a badge (both for small and large tiles)
The user icon
Every background color
How To Install Metroon on your jailbroken device.
- Launch Cydia on your device;
- Go to Search Tab and search for Metroon;
- Purchase it and install it, it’ll also install Dreamboard app;
- Open Dreamboard app and enable Metroon, have fun!
Metroon is now available at Cydia ModMyi repo for $1.50.