IOS

  • Hands on with Apple iOS 7 August 20, 2013

    iOS 7 is completely redesigned with an entirely new user interface. It now has flatter icons and slimmer fonts.With iOS7, Apple introduced Control Centre which can be accessed even from the Lock screen. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to activate Control Centre. It gives you access to various settings and apps including camera, clock and calculator.You can now access the Spotlight search from any application page on your home screen. In iOS 7, the Spotlight search box can be opened by swiping down from the middle of your home screen.
  • Apple CEO apologises for error-ridden maps app September 29, 2012

    New York: Apple CEO Tim Cook apologised on Friday for the company's error-ridden new mobile mapping service, pledging to improve the application installed on tens of millions of smartphones and, in an unusual mea culpa, inviting frustrated consumers to turn to the competition. In a letter posted online Friday, Cook said...
  • Apple dumped Google Maps over voice-guided directions September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Reports suggest that Apple had no other option left but to come up with its own home-grown Maps in iOS 6. According to AllThingsD, Apple "felt it had no choice but to replace Google Maps with its own, because of a disagreement over a key feature: Voice-guided turn-by-turn driving...
  • MapmyIndia app now available for iOS September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: MapmyIndia has announced the launch of its application for iOS devices in India, including for those whose devices has been updated to the new iOS 6. Users can download the app, known as 'Sygic & MapmyIndia: GPS Navigation', from the iTunes store. MapmyIndia's navigation app for iOS offers maps...
  • Apple accused of copying clock design September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Swiss Federal Railway has accused Apple of copying the design of an iconic station clock for the new iPad clock app in iOS 6, reports Swiss newspaper Blick. Mondaine Group, the company that has held the license since 1986 to make clocks and wristwatches for consumers based on...
  • Apple Maps on iOS 6 leaves users lost September 21, 2012

    San Francisco: An entire city is in the ocean, a farm has been labelled as an airport, highways end in the middle of nowhere and a hospital now covers the entire centre of British city Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's home. Welcome to the new world of Apple Maps that greeted iPhone and iPad...
  • Apple's iOS 6 software to get maps, Siri update September 12, 2012

    San Francisco: A new iPhone is getting much of the attention, but Apple's older phones will get a software upgrade this fall as well. A new operating system sports a different mapping service and a built-in bond with Facebook. Apple has said that its iOS 6 software will sport more than...
  • Hacker claims security flaw in Apple iPhone August 18, 2012

    San Francisco: A hacker revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating. The flaw has existed since iPhone was first launched in 2007, and is still not solved in the beta version of iOS 6, the next operating system for iPhone, the...
  • Cheap Chinese phones outsmart Apple August 16, 2012

    Shanghai: In China's booming smartphone market, which is set this year to overtake the United States as the world's largest, a host of little-known local firms are primed with cheap phones to squeeze market share from US giant Apple Inc's iPhone. In the latest local challenge to the iPhone, Xiaomi Technology...
  • Apple drops built-in YouTube app from iOS 6 August 7, 2012

    San Francisco: Apple's new version of its iPhone and iPad software - iOS 6 - will not include a pre-loaded app for Google Inc's popular video website, YouTube, Apple said on Monday. It was the latest sign of the growing rivalry between the technology companies the once were closely aligned but...
  • New Batman game coming to iOS, Android on July 20 July 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The game, to be released on July 20, is based on the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. The iconic saga of fictional superhero Batman is about to be retold with the upcoming movie - The Dark Knight Rises. To cash in on the popularity of the movie, game...
  • Apple may launch iPhone 5 on August 7 July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The rumour mills always go crazy around this time of the year about the next piece of hardware Apple is expected to release. The latest buzz is about the next model of the Apple iPhone. Citing industry sources, Know Your Mobile reports that Apple's highly-anticipated iPhone 5...
  • Google Plus finally gets an iPad app July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: A year after its launch, Google Plus finally gets an iPad app. The iPhone app for Google's fledgling social networking service hit the Apple App Store less than a month after its launch on June 28, 2011. Version 3.0 of the Google+ app on the Apple App Store...
  • Google Chrome's now the No.1 free iOS app June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Only yesterday did we report about one of the most popular browsers - Google Chrome coming to Apple's iOS platform. Although Google Chrome for iOS had been announced on Tuesday, it was only yesterday that it did get available on the App store. That, however hasn't deterred it...
  • Gameloft launches Amazing Spider-Man game June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Popular game developer Gameloft has teamed up with Marvel, producers of The Amazing Spider-Man movie, to launch its game app on Android and iOS based devices. Based on the original storyline, Gameloft has worked hard with both Marvel to develop an immersive game play experience that stays true to...
  • Google releases Chrome for iPhone, iPad June 29, 2012

    San Francisco: Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad. The Chrome application released Thursday is the latest volley in the escalating rivalry between Google Inc. and Apple Inc., which makes those two popular mobile devices. The announcement highlighted the second day of...
  • Apple takes on Google with own maps, better Siri June 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Apple Inc took the wraps off its own mobile mapping service and improved the search capabilities of its Siri voice assistant, taking the fight into Google Inc's domain. CEO Tim Cook, who took over from late co-founder Steve Jobs last August, spearheaded the unveiling of new services - such...
  • Unveiled at WWDC: New MacBooks, iOS 6, maps June 12, 2012

    San Francisco: New iPhone and Mac software and updated Mac computers were among the highlights Monday at Apple Inc.'s annual conference for software developers. The updates include Apple's own mapping service, better integration with social networks and an improved virtual assistant in Siri. Next Generation MacBook Pro Apple announced a next-generation MacBook...
  • iOS 6 beta links surface ahead of WWDC 2012 June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: With the Worldwide Developers Conference just a few hours away, the world is eagerly waiting to see what Apple is set to showcase at the event. When Apple announced the event, they teased that they would be showing the future of iOS. Besides that, very little was known....
  • Satyamev Jayate app launched for iOS May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The official app for Satyamev Jayate, a TV series featuring Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, has been released for iOS devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod. The app will users stream songs and watch videos. With each episode, the app will be updated with the new song and video...
  • Google revamps search app for iPhone May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: After a long time, Google has pushed a totally revamped search application for the iPhone. The new Google Search app, which carries a redesigned interface, promises faster search results, spruced up image search and simpler access to other Google services from a single screen. The new Google Search App...
  • Google launches Schemer for iPhone May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Google's social collaboration service, Schemer, is now available for iOS operating system based devices like iPhone and iPad. Schemer, which was launched last year, is a social service that allows users to create schemes and let others join it. The Schemer service allows users to find out or explore...
  • Android gains share in smartphones May 15, 2012

    Helsinki: Google's Android smartphone software stretched its market lead in early 2012, helped by new models from handset makers like Samsung and HTC and piling the pressure on rivals like Research In Motion and Nokia. Research from Kantar WorldPanel on Tuesday showed Android gaining share strongly in most of seven major...
  • Apple to drop Google Maps in 'iOS 6' May 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Apple will drop Google Maps in its upcoming mobile platform iOS 6 in favour of its own mapping system, it was reported Friday. The application design is said to be fairly similar to the current Google Maps programme on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, but it is described...
  • Karma app simplifies gift giving March 26, 2012

    Toronto: Whether it's choosing the right present, selecting the proper size or style, or digging up a current mailing address, gift giving can be difficult. Karma, a new app for iPhone and Android, aims to simplify the process with its service that lets people send gifts instantly via SMS, email or...
  • Android tablets will overtake iPad by 2015: IDC March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: According to a report from IDC, Android tablets will overtake Apple's iPad by 2015. As the sole vendor shipping iOS products, Apple will remain dominant in terms of worldwide vendor unit shipments, said Tom Mainelli, research director, Mobile Connected Devices. "However, the sheer number of vendors shipping low-priced,...
  • Qbend launches its eBooks services in India February 26, 2012

    New Delhi: US based publishing company, Qbend has launched its ebook service in India. The company is not only offering users to buy ebooks from its website but also one can publish their books for a nominal fee. Using the services, customers can now buy eBooks or Electronic Books from a...