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Apple iOS 10 gets noticeable updates, here’s a detailed look at them

Apple iOS 10

At the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple made some key announcements which will decide the course for the next twelve months. Major updates included tweaks and improvements for Mac, Apple Watch, iPhone and Apple TV. As promised earlier in the detailed article about those major announcements at WWDC, we here concentrate on what iOS 10 update brings on the platter for Apple iPhone and iPad users. Simply because there are more than 1 billion iOS devices being used globally. The operating system has been kind of revamped from bottom up and gives us a chance to discuss about all the new features worth mentioning. And yes, Tim Cook did mention that iOS 10 is the mother of all releases.
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Hacker 3D prints a case to run Android on an iPhone 6S [Video]

Android on the iPhone

Seasoned developer cum hacker Nick Lee is back at tinkering with Apple iPhone to run Android operating systems. After successfully hacking the Apple Watch to run Mac OS and running Windows 95 on the Apple Watch, Lee has gone ahead and found a way to run a full-fledged version of Android Marshmallow on the iPhone. The developer has cloned  Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to design a customized Android Marshmallow that can be run on the iPhone. Read More…

All you need to know about Apple HomeKit

Apple HomeKit

Apple HomeKit is a technology from Apple company focused on streamlining home automation. Technology such as actuators for standing desk help lift the desk with just a button pushes such that it changes heights depending on how the user wants to work. Manufacturers such as Philips Hue Lights adopt HomeKit into their smart devices. Siri a single interface commands HomeKit-aided accessories that are safe and easy to control. A HomeKit-compatible application is used to set the home plus all rooms with appliances, then triggers and actions are used to control the accessories.

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iPhone SE, Apple’s most affordable and powerful 4-inch phone ever

Apple iPhone SE

Apple took wraps of the much anticipated 4-inch iPhone, which is officially called iPhone SE. At the press event in Company’s Cupertino head quarters, the iPhone SE was launched and it’s a welcome iPhone 5s upgrade (Apple would shy from calling it that). We’d call this a 5s upgrade because that was Apple’s last device with a compact 4-inch display before the tech giant went on to phones as large as 5.5-inch. iPhone SE would be available for price starting at $399, which makes it most affordable iPhone yet. Read More…

Apple is working on long-distance wireless charging for future iPhones

iPhone 7 long distance wireless charging

Apple is not new to wireless charging for its devices. The Cupertino tech giant already uses wireless inductive charging for Apple Watch. Only problem, the Watch needs to sit on a magnetic charging cradle to draw power. To solve the issue and introduce wireless charging to the iPhone 7 and later models, Apple is allegedly working on long-distance wireless charging technology, which should be ready for public use latest by next year. Read More…

iPhone 5se is the 4-inch phone whole world has named wrongly till now

iPhone 5se smartphone

Rumors of a 4-inch iPhone have been going around for a long time now and speculations were that it is going to be called iPhone 6c. That rumor has been debunked by another rumor which claims that the phone in-fact is going to be called iPhone 5se. In all probability the phone going to be called that, however for now it’s codename is N69, a 69 wow! The Apple’s low-end take on a utility phone is going to have an A8 processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2 megapixel front camera and NFC chip for Apple Pay transactions. It will have the body of an iPhone 5s and the hardware of an iPhone 6.
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Three features that’ll make Samsung Galaxy S7 identical to iPhone 6S

Rumors around the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge have been doing rounds for quite some time now, but it won’t be until the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, in Barcelona next month, that we will have the first glimpse of the Samsung offerings. Scheduled to be an ultra-slim smartphone that’s dust and waterproof, the Galaxy S7 will have 5.5 inch Gorilla Glass 5 screen, which’ll make it nearly unbreakable. The phone is rumored to have a 3000 mAh battery and 4GB of RAM. The S7 will not part with the 3.5 jack (as iPhone 7 is rumored to do); it’ll feature an amazing 12MP shooter with BRITECELL feature to shoot low light pictures.  While all the features are still speculated, here are three completely new features that’ll make Samsung’s flagship phone almost similar to iPhone in capabilities. Read More…

Microsoft to launch Windows Phone Word Flow Keyboard for iPhone

Word_Flow_keyboard for iPhone

According to an email sent out to select Windows Insider testers, Microsoft could soon be looking to make its famed Word Flow Keyboard available for other OS platforms, beginning with iOS. The email does not suggest when the Word Flow will be released publically on iOS, but we learn Microsoft is already set to test the keyboard broadly on iOS, which suggests the innovative keyboard could be coming to the iPhone in coming months. The benefit of Word Flow keyboard is that it’s far more fluid, easy to use and more accurate than the default keyboard on iPhone. Read More…

Apple to introduce automatic display color changing Night Shift feature with iOS 9.3

Apple Night Shift iOS 9.3

Third party app f.lux has offered the facility to automatically adjust colors on the iOS devices, now to make it more native, Apple is slated to launch Night Shift feature that’ll let you automatically change color temperature of your iOS device’s display. Using the phone at night has been scientifically linked to deprived and uncomfortable sleep due to light strain; with the launch of iOS 9.3 Apple wants you to have the most comfortable experience using their device even after a tired day. Night Shift will use your iPhone’s location and clock to automatically adjust the colors of the display for you. It will automatically make the display colors warmer and easier on your eyes at night. Read More…

Apple iPhone 7 will not have 3.5mm audio jack, but why?

iPhone 7 Type C headphone jack

Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus came with some major hardware and software improvements that in a way justified its price tag. Now the Cupertino giant wants to make the phone thinner by 1mm but for that they have to do away with the 3.5mm jack. Yes, if a Japanese blog is to be believed, Apple is planning to bring a new standard for audio streaming to your ears. Most probably they will replace the age old 3.5mm jack with USB Type-C as the new standard. But is this going to be easy or do we really need a thinner iPhone with a new audio jack that is compatible with none of your headphones other than the USB Type-C headphones supplied with the phone itself?
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