Stories by Usman Qureshi

iTunes 10.5.1 Beta 3 Now Available For Download With Improved iTunes Match

Apple has just seeded a 3rd beta of iTunes 10.5.1 to the developers community with performance enhancements and some stability improvements. The latest beta, which is now available on the iOS Developer Center allows for further testing of iTunes Match. Apple reportedly wiped all existing iTunes Match libraries stored in iCloud earlier today to “prepare […]

Apple Begins Free iPod Nano Replacement Program Due To Overheating [First-Gen]

Today, Apple has officially issued details regarding first-generation iPod nano replacement program due to battery overheating issues. The units affected were sold between September 2005 and December 2006 carrying a manufacturing defect caused by an Apple battery supplier for the first-generation of ultra-thin screened iPods. Even though the possibility of overheating is small but since the product […]

The All New iPhone 5 Was Real, Unveils Source Who Tested A Prototype

Until a couple of weeks before the release of iPhone 4S, rumors floating around the internet regarding iPhone 5 were so strong that they actually led everyone to believe that Apple will launch an all new re-designed iPhone that sports a bigger screen and a thinner body. But despite all that, Apple eventually unveiled the iPhone 4S. But […]

Nano-SIM Cards May Lead To Even Thinner iPhones In Future

While most of us are still trying to adjust to the Micro-SIM cards in iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S handsets, the developers of the original SIM card Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has just introduced the first ever Nano-SIM card. It is 30 % smaller than the current micro-SIM cards and almost 60 % smaller than conventional, full-sized SIM cards. […]

You Can Now Jailbreak iOS 5.0.1 With Sn0wbreeze 2.8b11 [Windows]

Jailbreaker @iH8Sn0w has just updated his windows exclusive sn0wbreeze custom firmware creation tool to jailbreak iOS 5.0.1. The latest version is sn0wbreeze 2.8b11 which fully supports the latest build of iOS 5.0.1 (9A405). Like previous couple of releases, this one also fixes iBooks sandbox crashing and location services issues with re-addition of iPad baseband install option […]

MuscleNerd Updates Current iOS 5.0.1 Downgrade / Jailbreak Status

Just a couple of days back, @pod2g of Chronic Dev Team gave a heads up warning to all those waiting for an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0 to stay put from iOS 5.0.1 update as Apple is likely to patch Charlie Miller‘s newly found security exploit in iOS which according to hackers, would lead to creation of a new […]

Ceridian Canada Powerpay Mobile App Now Allows Payroll Processing

Ceridian Canada Ltd., the leading human capital management solutions provider has just released an update to its official Powerpay Mobile iOS app. In addition to approval and and review of payroll data, the latest version 2.0.0 now provides full payroll functionality on-the-go to all existing web customers of Ceridian’s flexible Powerpay payroll solution. The app can be downloaded on any iPhone, […]

Appcessories Section: A Blend Of Apps & Accessories, Coming Soon To Apple Stores?

A recent report by T3 (via 9to5Mac) suggests that 3rd-party hardware add-ons called Appcessories for iPhones and iPads will soon be making their way into the Apple Stores. Bandar Antabi, the vice president and head of special projects at Jawbone speculates that Apple could well expand its retail experience with “a new section dedicated to app-connected hardware” in the near […]