Stories by Usman Qureshi

RedSn0w Update To Allow iOS 5.x Downgrading With Saved SHSH Blobs

DevTeam’s @MuscleNerd has tweeted something very interesting today. We all know that downgrading back to a lower iOS 5.x firmware once your device has been upgraded, is not possible even if the SHSH blobs for your device have been saved offline. This is because with the introduction of iOS 5, Apple has changed the way .IPSW […]

Batman: Arkham City Lockdown For iPhone / iPad Released, Download Now

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have just released the Batman Arkham City Lockdown game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch which is now available for download on the App Store. The game brings Batman Arkham City franchise, one of the most highly acclaimed and best-selling videogame releases of 2011, to the iOS for the first time […]

iPhone Sales To Surpass 30 Million In Final Quarter Of 2011 [Report]

With iPhone 4S already off to a record start selling four million units in its first three days of availability, the projected iPhone sales are estimated to reach an all-time high this quarter. A report published by investment bank UBS (via Apple Insider) suggests that Apple will sell as many as 30 million iPhones in the final […]

The Lost Interview Of Steve Jobs About iTunes Music Store Goes Online

Almost 10 years ago, Times reporter Laura Locke scored an interview with then-Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The interview was recorded on April 28th, 2003, the launch day of the iTunes Music Store. Locke kicked off the interview, asking Jobs ”’Rip. Mix. Burn.’ [a tagline from Apple advertising of the time] has been Apple’s mantra as of late. Why […]

FBI Picks iPhone As Its New Crime-Fighting Partner, Dismisses Android Smartphones [Report]

According to a report by Cult Of Mac, it seems that FBI has also decided to make use of iPhone’s immense versatility. A pocketable device designed by Fulcrum Technologies called ‘mobileOne’ slips over an iPhone or iPod touch and can instantly take high-quality fingerprints. Because of the iPhone’s Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, fingerprints obtained can be quickly compared to […]

FireCore’s aTV Flash (Black) Version 1.1 Released, Download Now

Team FireCore has just released the final version of aTV Flash (black) designed specifically for Apple TV 2G. Version 1.1 of aTV Flash (Black) adds ability to play additional media formats including AVI, FLAC, ISO, M2TS, MKV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, VOB, and WAV along with subtitle and AC3/DTS sound support, an extended menu system, web […]

Create An Editable Photo Stream Smart Album In iPhoto [How To]

When you take photos on an iOS device, your new photos are automatically uploaded to iCloud and pushed to all your other devices including your Mac’s iPhoto, thanks to Photo Stream, a feature introduced by Apple with launch of iOS 5. However, Apple forgot to add support for editing these photos in iPhoto’s Photo Stream folder […]

Apple Vs. Samsung: The Patent Wars Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]

The ongoing series of patent wars between two of the world’s biggest technology giants, Apple and Samsung first began with Apple having alleged that Samsung Galaxy’s smartphones and Tablets infringed its design patents. Among the ten countries in which Apple had initially filed suits against Samsung, it won in Germany and Netherlands. Moving on to Australia, Apple succeeded in banning Samsung’s Tablet […]

A Unique Online Steve Jobs Exhibit Launched By Computer History Museum [VIDEO]

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California has launched a unique online Steve Jobs exhibit today which showcases the life and times of Apple co-founder, but with a twist. The exhibit is called Steve Jobs: First, Last, One more thing… and can be accessed here featuring objects from the permanent collection of the CHM which holds over 100,000 artifacts including 3,000 Apple-related items. The […]

Use Siri To Control Your Home With Voice Activated Commands [How To]

By now, you must have seen tons of Siri related videos which can be found all over the web showing what can be achieved when Siri is combined with SiriProxy, for instance locking / unlocking and starting a car, fully controlling a television and even controlling third-party iOS apps. Now, this developer named Mark Hodder has combined SiriProxy with ioBridge, a small module […]