iOS Breaks Launch Center Prefs URLs

Just a few days ago, I wrote this on Swipe The Linen:

On many mobile platforms, changing the screen’s brightness or getting to your data usage information is pretty simple. On the iPhone, it’s not, which is why I have David Barnard’s Launch Center on my home screen. Among other things, it allows me to jump directly to different screens of the Settings app.

Of course, just hours later, Apple broke URLs to the Settings app, effectively disabling this feature. Launch Center is still useful, of course, just a bit less. If you want to help David get this feature back, read this.

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