If you were one of the hundreds of thousands of people who pre-ordered an iPhone 5 directly through Apple's online store, then attempting to check the status of your handset results in an unnerving "preparing for shipment" message. By now, you're probably wondering why your phone is still preparing to be shipped. After all, it does have to travel all the way from China in time for its launch this Friday.
This tip for the common soul who is numb minded when using an iOS device is meant to demonstrate how to quickly track the amount of data you've used for each of your billing periods. It's simple, and can be done without the use of an application.