Stories by Usman Qureshi

Samsung Backs Off, Won’t Block iPhone 4S Sales In South Korea

According to a renowned South Korean newspaper The Chosun Ilbo, Samsung vs. Apple battle has come to a hold as the former has decided not to  block iPhone 4S sales in South Korea. iPhone 4S was launched last Friday in the region and Samsung was looking to take a legal action in an attempt to block its […]

[Update] Add SBSettings-Like Toggles To Your Homescreen On iOS [Without Jailbreak]

Update 3: Don’t bother purchasing IconProject–just visit http://iphoneza.co.za/IconSettings/ and it’ll do the same, but for free (thx @justinluey)! Update 2: For Personal Hotspot, use (thx Paullomax): prefs:root=INTERNET_TETHERING Update: Here is a screenshot of my homescreen folder with shortcuts made, plus the images I used for the icons. If you want others, just do a Google […]

Apple To Swap Macbook Pros With iPads At Apple Store Genius Bars

Apple Geniuses, who are selected by Apple after intensive training at Cupertino headquarters and have extensive knowledge of all things Apple, are usually found at Apple Store Genius Bars carrying their Macbook Pros which they use in order to facilitate repairs, look up customer information, and order new parts. However, 9to5Mac is reporting that as early […]

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, […]