Mar 18

Apple iOS 8.3 is Much better than 8.1 & 8.2 ?

Every Apple iOS device user is waiting for latest update iOS 8.3. Recently Apple released iOS 8.3 beta for all compatible devices.  On March 11th 2015 Apple released iOS 8.2 version for all compatible devices & then on March 13 Apple released iOS 8.3 beta version, everyone is shocked about Apple activity. People said Apple iOS 8.2 version have many bugs compare to iOS 8.1, that’s why Apple released iOS 8.3 beta within 2 days. (How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer?)

 

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Actually Apple iOS 8.2 version doesn’t have any major bugs, this version is more stable than iOS 8.1.3 version with improved performance and few changes in software. Now the beta versions is given to developers for testing purpose. Every Apple iOS smartphone user thinking iOS 8.2 is not a stable version, actually iOS 8.2 is very efficient and stable verison. Apple iOS 8.3 is just a beta version and it is still in developing mode

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Improved Features in Apple iOS 8.3 Version:

  1. Applications Extentions
  2. Notes
  3. CarPlay
  4. WatchKit
  5. LTE Voice

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Application Extentions:
Application extentions need an Arm64 slice to run 64-bit Devices. If any user try to run the Armv7 slice on a 64-bit devices, it won’t work anymore. Applications need to have Arm64 slice.

CarPlay:
Carplay shows dialog when connecting an iPhone to a CarPlay like “compatible car is not funtional”. This problem is fixed in this.

WatchKit Issue(Developer’s issue):
Everyone know about this Watchkit issue. We face error during creating animated image using the UIImage method animatedImageWithImages:duration: and then playing the animation using startAnimating ignores the time duration and play back as fast as possible.

LTE Voice :
It is also a know issue as recently many Verizon network users started facing LTE problem on their iOS devices. It is fixed in latest version of Apple iOS.

March 12 Apple has started sending out email invitations to more members of the Apple Seed program, inviting them to test their recent beta version of iOS 8.3.

It is looking like Apple is not doing a full public beta like Mac OS X Yosemite testing. Apple company is choosing people at criteria based to get perfect feedback for their upcoming iOS 8.3 version. Apple recently succeed to get good feefback of Mac OS X feedback from Public developers testing, that’s why they are trying to get much better feedback to their upcoming release iOS 8.3.

Mar 17

Hidden Features of Android 5.0 & 5.1 Lollipop

Many people want to know what are the hidden features of Android latest Lollipop 5.0 & 5.1 version. Google always surprises their Android users with unbelievable features. Here I will reveal those features with full description.

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Easter Egg:
Google added full version Easter Egg game to their recent Android 5.0 & 5.1 lollipop version. If you want to play this game follow given steps.
Settings > About phone > Tap on Android versions 4 times quick (repeatedly).
After that you’ll unlock the Easter egg.

Tap & Go:
If you’re switching to an Android 5.0 & 5.1 Lollipop device. Google have added a  new feature called Tap&Go service which is available at Mobile start up. Actually Tap&Go feature works with NFC technology. Tap & Go features is helpful to transfer and restore your favourite data and accounts as NFC data transfer is faster than Bluetooth data transfer. This is extremely handy and should make the transition to a new lollipop device easier than ever.

Battery Charge ETA:
One of the best hidden feature is a tiny bit of functionality that Google added with a new indicator that will try to estimate the time left until your battery is fully charged when you’re plugged in.
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LockScreen Shortcuts:
Many Android users noticed this feature & used them. Some people doesn’t like to use lock screen shortcuts,so if you want to remove them permanently, just go to Settings > Device > Notification Panel > On/Off.

Google Now Cards:
Still many Android lollipop users don’t know all thefeatures of Lockscreen. Every Android lollipop user have to know that you can quickly access your google Now cards without even unlocking your phone.

Find Business:
Android lollipop has much improved dialer and it allows you to search for the phone numbers of various publicly-listed businesses. Just all you have to do is use search bar on the Top of screen, give some name. You’ll get a number of suggestions depending on your location. Just tap on one and the relevant phone number will be automatically dialed.
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Camera Settings:
I think this is the one of the best change in Android lollipop version mobiles. You should definitely check the default Camera application in order to improve the quality of pictures and videos. Just swipe from the left once inside and follow the little cog and enter the resolution & quality sub-menu.

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Search Improved:
The google search bar has been omnipresent. The kind of search results you get with the settings differs as  it looks for relevant options within the men’s confines.

Quick Access Toggles:
Google redesigned the notification bar in Android 5.0 & 5.1 lollipop &  it is quiet  different compared to past Android versions. In Android 5.0 below versions there is no option to cast screen.

Built-in Flashlight:
In Google Android 5.0 below versions there is no inbuilt Flash light option whereas in Android 5.0 & 5.1 lollipop version Google added this feature and it is available as a toggle also.

Data Usage:
In Google Android 5.0 below versions there is no data usage option & toggle.  If you want to know your data usage in real time. This is handy if you are on a limited plan and know that you easily get carried away. Recover Deleted Files on Samgsung Galaxy

Smart Lock:
I think, you never heard about this feature before in any device and any mobile operating system. Smart lock is another overlooked feature. Basically You will be able to unlock your friends phone with your device using NFC or Bluetooth technology.

Priority (DND) Mode:
Google finally implemented a proper Do not Disturb mode with lollipop, and it’s surprisingly easy to access. Different priority modes are available. It allows you to filter the types of interruptions that go through and the ones that don’t.

Mar 16

Apple Watch Amazes the entire World !

I’ve been waiting for the  past 2 years for Apple watch, finally it is released. I am amazed with the Apple watch design and features.

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Few Things Everyone have to know about Apple Watch:
Here I will explain important things about Apple Watch.

Not Complicated:
I think it will be helpful or useful to few categorized people. We all have good experience with all Apple products. The Apple watch is a fashion statement. Apple watches come in 2 sizes: small size is 38mm and large size is 42mm. Different models that are available

  1. Aluminum Apple Watch Sport
  2. Stainless steel Apple Watch
  3. Gold Apple Watch Editions.

Not Water Resistant:
The main upset about Apple Watch is that it is not Water Proof. I thought the components inside the Apple Watch have been sealed to help them resist contact with water, so sweat, rain, washing your hands and similar activities aren’t a problem. The Apple Watch is not Water resistant so you can’t shower, swim, dive with it on your wrist.

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Only Left Arm Perfect:
Why Apple didn’t think about this small thing? The main minor problem is that Apple Watch can be primarily used on the left Arm. Many people regardless of whether they’re right or left handed, wear watches on their left arm. If you prefer wearing your Apple Watch on your right Arm, there’ll be a way to rotate the display and switch the straps to accommodate you guys.

Secured by Skin Contact:
Many Apple lovers expected TouchID feature in Apple Watch, but there is no TouchID feature. Apple has come up with a new way to secure watch anyway. When you wear or put your Apple Watch on, you enter a code that authenticates it for things like Apple Pay. The main thing here is that when Apple Watch comes in contact with your skin, the remaining authentication is active &if the sensors in the bottom detect a break in contact, it automatically locks your watch. Again you have to enter your Lock code for unlocking Watch.

Battery Life:
In our real world every electronic device did everything what we need. The main problem is Battery Life. Every gadget lover is thinking to use the gadget with full brightness, internet, broadcasting and etc. That’s why the Apple Watch with retina display will need to be charged every night. Apple has included a magnetically aligned inductive charger which is very easy to connect.

About Accessibility:
The main attraction of Apple Watch is Taptic engine & Siri. The Apple Watch provides important accessibility options to people with visual impairments.

 

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Continuity and Control:
The good news for all Apple and Gadget lovers is the Apple Watch comes with a version of Remote, the Application that lets you control an Apple TV or iTunes on your desktop. You’ll also be able to use it as a remote viewfinder for your iPhone’s camera. Just set your iPhone down, run for that group shot or solo stance, preview right on your watch and then tap to shoot or set a timer. Apple watch also comes with Continuity, the feature that lets you start something on one of your Apple devices and continue it on another.

Applications for Apple Watch:
Guys, Apple Watch will be able to pull actionable notifications for iOS 8 Applications on your iPhone and move them to you on your wrists. Apple Watch doesn’t have many applications yet. Developers will also be able to make widget-style glances to show important information from their Applications on the Apple Watch and eventually with WatchKit, developers will be able to make unique interfaces especially designed to bring some of their functionality to the smallest screen.

Mar 15

The Difference Between Apple iOS and Android OS

In our technology world everyone have a gadget, nowadays gadget is necessity thing to everyone. Some people using Android OS and some people using iOS based Apple smartphones. Here our topic is what is the difference between Android OS and Apple iOS based smartphones.
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Here I am saying Major and Minor differences between Android OS smartphones and Apple iOS based smartphones. I think Major differences are everyone knows and pointed out. Minor differences are not visible and it is not easy to say about minor differences, developer will say perfect minor differences between world’s leading platforms.

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Android OS:

Google’s Android OS is one of the most selling and popular Mobile operating system world. Android OS is Linux kernel based operating system. Linux is open source operating system in the world. Android Mobile OS developed by Google.inc. Android design with user interface and touchscreen devices such as Mobiles and Tablets. Recently Android OS released for TV and few more Gadgets. Google trying to make PC version Android Operating system.
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You should choose your smartphone and tablet systems carefully, as switching from iOS to Android or vice versa will require you to buy apps again in the Google Play or Apple App Store. Android is now the world’s most commonly used smartphone platform and is used by many different phone manufacturers. iOS is only used on Apple devices, such as the iPhone.

About Android Operating System:

  • Open source
  • Freeware
  • Low cost
  • Multitasking
  • Multiple devices supported
  • Not PC dependant
  • User Friendly
  • Most reliable
  • Supports Open GL 2.0
  • Supports Voip
  • Supports 2G/3G
  • Supports IEEE 802.11 bg/n
  • Bluetooth 2.0/3.0/4.0 FTP and ADP
  • Supports HD Games
  • Good User Interface
  • Available in all Costs
  • Supports NFC
  • Smart Lock in Lollipop (5.0 and above)
  • 3D Transition
  • Bookmark syncing
  • HTML 5 Browser
  • Flash Support
  • Supports all Third-party applications
  • Linux Kernal based
  • Water Proof (Sony Z family)

Essential Tools for Android mobile Phone:
Android File Manager
Data Recovery for Android
Android SMS+Contacts Recovery

Apple iOS Family:

iOS mobile operating system is developed by Apple company. iOS is designed for only iPhone and iPad and iPod Smartphone’s and tablets only. iOS operating system only works on Apple devices.

iOS have a different Appstore and different architecture and different user interface. In today’s gadget world Apple iOS is the leading mobile operating system. The user interface of iOS is based on the concept of direct manipulations, using multi touch gestures. Interface control elements consist of sliders, switches, buttons. The main interaction with the OS includes gestures such as swipe and tap, pinch, reverse pinch all are definition within the context of the Apple iOS operating system and it’s multi-touch features.
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About Apple iOS Family:

  • Fully Encrypted
  • Unix family
  • Freeware
  • User friendly
  • Multi Tasking
  • Costly
  • Not a PC Dependant
  • Efficient
  • Best UI
  • AirPrint
  • AirPlay
  • Touch ID(Finger print)
  • Apple Pay
  • Voice Recognization
  • Find My iPhone
  • Game centre
  • Keyboard Mode
  • HTML 5 Browser
  • Flash Support
  • No Third-party Installation

Essential Tools for iPhone:
iPhone to Computer Transfer
iPhone Backup Extractor
iPhone Data Recovery

Major and Minor Difference between Android OS and Apple iOS:

Apple iOS is compatible with on Apple Devices. Android is compatible with LG, Samsung, Sony, Motorola and etc. Apple iOS is efficient mobile operating system compare to Android mobile operating system. Apple iOS have inbuilt encryption and security. Android also have inbuilt encryption, but these features are efficiently work with third-party applications.

Android OS based smartphone starting prices is $50 dollars to $800 dollars, it depends on company and configurations. Apple iOS Devices starting price is $350 dollars to $1300 dollars. Google’s Android is low cost smartphone in the world, Apple iOS devices are costliest smartphone in the world.

Apple iOS smartphones supports Fingerprint security for mobile security and online & Appstore purchases. Google’s Android Doesn’t support Fingerprint security and Android never provide security while Appstore purchases.

Google Android devices are faster with 2 & 3 & 4 GB RAM supported devices, but Apple still using 1GB RAM in High-end or latest devices, Apple devices works efficient than Android any device. The one and only 64-bit processor based Smartphone in the world is Apple iOS iPhone 5S, 6, 6 plus.

Google Android devices running with Snapdragon series chips for better gaming. Apple iOS have inbuilt Open GL 2.0 and Apple also using snapdragon chips. Android OS based smartphones support Bluetooth and NFC with FTP(File transfer protocol), Apple iOS devices supports only Bluetooth ADP(Only Audio devices).

Google Android OS based smartphones supported video formats MKV, MP4, MOV, 3GP, etc. Apple iOS devices supports only MP4 and M4A. Android smartphones supported audio formats MP3, WAV, AAC, 3GG and etc. Apple iOS devices supports only MP3, AAC, M4A.

Mar 12

Apple March 2015 Special Event

Apple’s “Spring Forward” special event will take place on Monday, March 9, 2015 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco at 10am PT, 1pm ET.

While Apple hasn’t provided an agenda for the event, it’s hard not to imagine the Apple Watch will be front and center. Pricing for the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Editions, along with variances for the different size and band options, details on final hardware and software features, and much more remains to be discovered.

Rumors of a MacBook Air update keep circulating, but could just as easily keep this event focused on the Apple Watch. Therefore, two distinct items will take the order of the day; Apple New MacBook and The New Apple Watch

  1. The New MacBook

Monday’s Apple reveal of the new MacBook has some people shaking their heads. The MacBook Air is Apple’s smallest and lightest laptop. It comes in two sizes – 11 and 13 inches. The MacBook Air sports a 1.6 GHz dual core Intel Core i5 processor. The 11 inch model can work without recharging for up to nine hours at a stretch, while the 13 inch model can go an amazing 12 hours without needing to be plugged in.

Other features include Intel HD 6000 graphics, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage capacity, along with 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Thunderbolt 2 and two USB 3.0 ports. The 13 inch model also sports an SDXC card slot for easy photo and video transfer.

Despite the diminutive size and relatively low-speed CPU, the MacBook Air works lightning fast, thanks in part to its reliance on PCIe-based flash storage instead of a traditional hard drive. Indeed, the MacBook Air was the first Mac laptop to offer SSD storage.

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  1. Apple Watch

As Apple announced yesterday, the Apple Watch will go up for pre-order on April 10, with the official release date set for April 24, 2015.

Speculations has it that Apple may be gearing up for a new reserve and pickup system for the Apple Watch in its retail stores. With the new system, customers would be able to customize a watch online before trying it on and completing the purchase in-store.

The Reserve and Pickup system for the Apple Watch will differ from the existing Personal Pickup system for other products, which allows customers to fully purchase items online before picking them up at Apple retail locations. The new system will allow potential Watch customers to reserve a desired case and band combination online, then try the specific Watch in-store before completing the purchase.

If this new reserve system is indeed implemented, the ability to customize and reserve a watch combination online before trying it on in-store could help streamline the purchasing process for customers.

The New WatchStand Cost

Griffin has announced WatchStand, a charging dock for the Apple Watch, more than six weeks ahead of the device’s launch.

The first in what Griffin says will be a line of products for the Apple Watch, WatchStand features an angled cradle that will securely hold the watch’s magnetic charger. The central post holds the charger’s cable, with excess cable wrapping around the post.

The base of the WatchStand features an angled lip that holds your phone at an angle, letting it rest against the post. Your iPhone will, of course, need its own charger. The stand will be available this summer for $29.99.

Mar 11

The Most Resourceful Apple Event Ever

Apples march 2015 event focused on providing a close look at the apple watch. It was announced few months ago and set a lot of expectations. The company therefore announced, in details how the device works. It also specified various prices according to the models. This watch is a big deal and it’s about to get real.

Making calls, reading emails, surfing the internet, controlling music and keeping up with your workout. Apple says you can do all this from this watch. Right from your wrist. It was revealed to be true in San Francisco a few days ago. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO said that it is the most personal device ever created, it is just not with you but also on you. 

The event took place at Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts in San Francisco and began at 10:00 AM Pacific time. There also was a live video conferencing as well.

A lot of questions arose when apple announced this watch last September. Therefore, her team spent substantial time to try answer all of them,explaining how it works and convincing those guys with expensive smartphone to spend on another screen. There also was several app demonstrations by apple collaborating with the third party developers. This was aimed at showing the great potential of the hardware.  

Media members were allowed in the building around 9:44 AM and ten minutes later, Apple’s video stream was up and the event began. They started with the showing of West Lake, China Apple Retail store and then Cook hit the stage.

He warmly welcomed everyone in San Francisco and expressed his gratitude for the new store in china. He also promised to see through the establishment of more than 450 stores in 16 countries by mid next year. He talked about Apple TV, and particularly talked about HBO. He explained how their shows have become part of their culture. People can experience their products even more. He excused CEO of HBO who expressed love for Apple’s products and according to his words, he was so happy that Apple is their partner at launch.

Cook back on stage announced the good news of the price cut for Apple TV going for $69.It was a chance for everyone to own one.

Cook expressed his gratitude for the consistent iPhone sales growth of 49%. He was also keen to note that they have maintained a customer satisfaction rate of 99%. Coca-Cola is currently paying Apple for 40,000 vending machines and this is growing significantly over years.

He talked about the dedication that Apple has towards making a difference in health sector, the difference iPhone has made through the apps and the many plans including combined research with scientists. ResearchKit. According to Cook, talking on behalf of Apple, they are so excited about ResearchKit, and they though hearing it from those who have been using it will be great. They have great hope that iPhone will change medical sector in a great way. (iStonsoft iPhone to Computer Transfer: 1-Click to Transfer/Back up iPhone Files to Computer)

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Now it was time to talk about Mac!

According to him, it was the strongest they have ever made. Innovation and leadership in the industry is their goal. Giving customers the best experience is what they focus on daily. Evidently, Mac has outgrown the industry for the past decade. Cook noted the growth of Mac by 20% regardless of industry falling by 2%. He reminded them how Mac has gone viral, it’s in schools, businesses, airports and probably in people living rooms.

To challenge themselves, Cook said that they combined everything they had learnt in iPhone, iPad and did something incredible. Mac is gold MacBook Air, very thin and minimal ports. It’s silver, gold.

Phil Schiller talked about it. It looked awesome from every angle. He said that it weighs only two pounds. It was the lightest they have ever made. 

The old scissor –type keyboard was replaced by new butterfly keyboard mechanism. Key much more precise and accurate. LED for each key, illuminating it and making it thinner. There is also new lighting for the backlight.

This MacBook is Intel Core M, 14nm processor. It’s very energy efficient .having turbo up to 2.9GHz. From only 5 watts of power 13GHZ. It has turbo up to 2.9GHz. From only 5 watts of poor.

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And lastly there was the newest member of the Apple family. And this is the Apple watch. Apparently, it is the most advanced timepiece ever created. A cool new way to connect with others. 

You can read emails, delete them. It devises a new way of communicating. Cook basically went through features announced last year. There was some demonstration and the crowd was thrilled.

Cook emphasized that Apple is focused on pushing products forward and creating an incredible future. He thanked people for coming and everyone who made the event a great success.