Stories by Usman Qureshi

Pebble Smartwatch Detailed At CES: Sharp Display, 7-Day Battery, Ships Jan 23

As expected, developers of the Pebble smartwatch Kickstarter project held a press conference at CES 2013 today, announcing that Pebble is now in mass production and will be shipped to its Kickstarter backers on January 23. Company’s CEO Eric Migicovsky added that it will take almost two months to get all the initial orders out (via TNW). Detailing the […]

Tim Cook Gets Social In China, Takes Photos With Apple Fans

Apple CEO Tim Cook is visiting China to meet some government officials and discuss the development of country’s IT industry. But apart from his official commitments, he has been seen taking photos with Chinese Apple fans, including a fan who works at an Apple reseller store, at the Wangfujing Apple Store in an underground passageway (via MIC […]

Draco V: Aluminum Bumper For iPhone 5 [REVIEW]

I’ve tried and tested a variety of aluminium bumpers for the past two generations of the iPhone and in my experience, each bumper is different from the other, both ergonomically and functionally. Draco Vfor iPhone 5, the latest iteration of aluminium bumpers from Draco Design USA and Deff Corp. Japan, capitalizes on the same ergonomic […]

Samsung Says It Has Earned A Quarterly Profit Of $8.3 Billion

Samsung Electronics, Apple’s biggest rival and global leader in mobiles and memory chips, has today announced that the company has earned a quarterly profit of $8.3 billion, selling almost 500 handsets a minute, reports Reuters. While the Korean company has been setting back to back record quarters for over a year now, investors believe that this run may end […]

Qualcomm Announces The All New Snapdragon 800 & 600 Mobile Processors

Qualcomm has today announced the all new Snapdragon 800 and 600 mobile processors at its CES 2013 keynote, designed to meet the demands of high-end smartphones and tablets. The company’s new flagship processor, the Snapdragon 800, promises to deliver 75% better performance its previous top of the line chip, the Snapdragon S4. The Snapgragon 800, which is capable of speeds […]

Apple To Reportedly Release A Cheaper iPhone This Year [DigiTimes]

A fresh report by Taiwanese publication DigiTimes is claiming that Apple is expected to release a cheaper iPhone for emerging markets, such as China, during the second half of 2013. The report further suggests that some sources inside the supply chain have actually seen the low-priced device, that packs the same larger display as the […]

Nvidia Unveils Tegra 4, The World’s Fastest Mobile Processor

Nvidia, the global leader in graphics processing units (GPUs), has today announced the world’s fastest mobile processor to date, the Tegra 4 for smartphones and tablets at CES 2013. The company claims its quad-core chip will out perform any other mobile processor, including the A6X chipset powering Apple’s New iPad. Tegra 4 features 72 custom Nvidia GeForce GPU […]

Lego Introduces iOS Compatible Next Generation Of Mindstorms At CES 2013

Lego Group is set to unveil the next generation of Mindstorms, the company’s robot building system which first debuted 15 years ago, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas (via SFGate). The new Lego Mindstorms EV3 is centered around a redesigned “intelligent brick” that can be programmed even without using a computer. The report details that EV3 has more memory […]

Apple Paid $6 Billion In Federal Corporate Income Taxes In Fiscal Year 2012

In a statement today, Apple has said that it is one of the top corporate income taxpayers in the U.S, having paid $6 billion in federal corporate income taxes in fiscal year 2012, reports The New York Times. The statement has been released as the congressional investigators are wrapping up an inquiry into the accounting practices of technology […]

Planetbeing: I Have An Untethered iOS 6.0.2 JB Running On My iPhone 5

Famous iOS hacker Plantebeing has today written a comment on Reddit, clarifying why an untethered jailbreak solution for iPhone 5 has not yet been released. He commented on hacker Pod2G’s tweet in which he suggested his return to jailbreak development, urging community not to lose hope. Planetbeing explained that there are a couple of reasons why an […]