IOS

  • Is Apple Pay secure? Where can it be used? Frequently asked questions answered Yesterday

    Cupertino: Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card. But don't leave your wallet or purse behind quite yet: Despite a...
  • 44 apps that could help you increase your productivity October 13, 2014

    It's not always hardwork that can help you increase your productivity, at times, it is the right mix of your abilities and technology that helps users perform more efficiently. There are many apps available for Android, iOS, Windows and other mobile platforms that not only allow you to create effective...
  • HTC RE Camera: A waterproof, 16-megapixel external camera that you can control with your phone October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: HTC, alongside the Desire Eye selfie smartphone, has also launched a little camera, which the company claims is its newest photography innovation. It has a cylindrical design which is believed to fit comfortably in your hand. The RE features a built-in grip sensor that instantly activates the camera on...
  • Clicking the 'Blood Moon' October 8, 2014

    It is your last chance to catch total Lunar eclipse this year, although in India stargazers will only be able to witness its last stage. The eclipse of the moon has begun and will end around 7 pm today, and there is still time to take out your cameras a...
  • Apple's iOS 8 causing Bluetooth connectivity issues: Report October 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple's new mobile operating system iOS8 is causing significant issues for some users who connect their phones to cars via Bluetooth, reports Apple news blog MacRumors, citing reports on Apple's Support forums and its own user forums. It appears that following an upgrade to iOS 8, or after purchasing a...
  • Updategate: Apple releases iOS 8 workaround to fix blocked calls issue September 25, 2014

    Apple released a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who reported a drop in cellular service and the inability to use the fingerprint reading Touch ID after downloading the iOS 8.0.1 mobile operating system. Apple said it would release iOS 8.0.2 in the next few days to fix...
  • Updategate: Apple pulls iOS 8 update after complaints of blocked calls September 25, 2014

    Apple has pulled an update to iOS 8, its latest mobile operating system, following reports of dropped cellular service. "We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating ... In the meantime, we have pulled back the iOS 8.0.1 update," said Trudy Miller, an...
  • Google emulates Apple, says the new version of Android would also require users' approval to access devices September 21, 2014

    San Francisco: Google has announced that a new version of its operating system for mobile phones and Android tablets will prevent company access to devices without owner consent, similar to the measure taken by Apple for its new iOS system in iPhone and iPad. The Washington Post and The Wall Street...
  • With iOS 8, Apple adds new security measures to iPhones, iPads; would now need users' approval to access devices September 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Technology giant Apple has announced a modification in its new iOS 8 operating system for mobile phones which prevents the company from accessing the devices without owner consent, a measure to hinder police snooping. Apple said in a statement released Wednesday that, unlike its competitors, it no longer can...
  • iOS 8: Why older iPhone, iPad users should wait before upgrading September 18, 2014

    New York: Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting but not necessarily right away. Those with an older device, such as an iPhone 4s or an iPad 2, might want to wait to see whether others have difficulties using iOS 8 with slower processors. Some...
  • Apple iOS 8 review: Android can't compete with iOS' evolving unity September 18, 2014

    New York: The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity. Many iPhone owners also have iPads and Mac computers, and family members are likely to have Apple devices, too. With the new iOS 8 software for iPhones and iPads,...
  • Apple's HealthKit gets bitten by a bug before iOS 8 launch September 18, 2014

    Apple said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads. HealthKit gathers data such as blood pressure and weight from various health apps on Apple devices, and can be viewed by doctors...
  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on the Apple App Store September 17, 2014

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 15, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon 3. Goblin Sword, Eleftherios Christodoulatos 4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 5. Afterlight, Afterlight Collective, Inc 6. Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. 7 Minute...
  • Apple iOS 8 for iPhones, iPads officially rolls out today September 17, 2014

    San Francisco Newgeneration Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones. The iOS 8 mobile operating system will be available free for download to many iPhone and iPad models and will be preinstalled on iPhone...
  • Coffee app turns job search into a social experience September 15, 2014

    Washington: Two Boston University graduates have developed a new smartphone app to turn job hunting into a thrilling social experience. The app called Coffee helps people build a social network quickly. Once the users sign in and enter information about them, the app automatically shows share them with other likeminded users. Using the...
  • Happyness app tracks what makes you truly happy September 15, 2014

    Washington: Do you think the smartphone is a source of undue stress? Try this app created by three students at the University of CaliforniaBerkeley that claims to make them a source of goodness. The Happyness app is marketed as a tool to help you focus on what truly matters in life. By...
  • Apple iOS 8 to be available from September 17: Here's what new in the updated iPhone, iPad software September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple's mobile operating system iOS 8 which has been in the works for some time will be made available on September 17. The new platform is a free software update for iPhones and iPads and will support features such as Apple's Health app that monitors health and fitness,...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus: Price, India availability, specifications September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple on Tuesday took the wraps off the larger 4.7inch iPhone 6 and 5.5inch iPhone 6 Plus. The new iPhones won't just have bigger screens, but will have a new, horizontal viewing mode to take advantage of the larger display. Both the phones will be available in Silver,...
  • Apple's new mobile payment service Pay allows users to pay for items in stores with their iPhones September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple at its event on Tuesday introduced a new mobile payments service dubbed Apple Pay. Each phone will come equipped with its new payments service, which launches in the United States next month and allows users to pay for items in stores with their phones instead of physically...
  • Apple unveils 4.7inch iPhone 6, 5.5inch iPhone 6 Plus; coming to India on October 17 September 10, 2014

    Update: Apple India has changed the availability date of its new iPhones on the iPhone page from September 26 to October 17. New Delhi: Apple has launched two new iPhones the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which won't just have bigger screens, but will have a new, horizontal...
  • Apple Watch: Apple finally launches its muchawaited smartwatch at $349; to go on sale early next year September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple unveiled its longanticipated smartwatch on Tuesday, venturing into its first new market in several years with a wearable device tethered to the iPhone that will combine health and fitness tracking with communications. It's called the Apple Watch, rather than the iWatch that many people had been speculating. The...
  • iWatch, iPhone 6: Apple all set to reveal its next big thing September 9, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing on Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerise the masses. The trendsetting company is expected to rouse the stillslumbering market for wearable computers with a smartwatch or bracelet equipped to monitor...
  • Hyperlapse: Instagram launches a new app that lets you capture smooth timelapse videos even while in motion August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Instagram has launched a new app Hyperlapse that lets users capture highquality time lapse videos even while in motion. Traditionally, timelapse videos depend on holding your phone or camera still while you film. Hyperlapse from Instagram features builtin stabilisation technology that lets you create moving, handheld...
  • Noke: The world's first Bluetooth padlock turns your phone into a key August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Here comes a solution that may put an end to your frustration of losing keys or forgetting combinations. Noke (pronounced as "No Key") is claimed to be the world's first Bluetooth padlock that doesn't require any key to be unlocked. This hitech padlock uses the wireless Bluetooth technology....
  • Twitter testing a new feature that defines hashtags August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Twitter reportedly is experimenting with a new feature that would make it easier for users to use hashtags in their tweets. According to The Wall Street Journal, the new feature adds an expanded label to some hashtags. For instance, search for #tbt and the results will appear with...
  • HP working on a luxury smartwatch; to be compatible with Android, iOS August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: HP is association with Gilt is working on a smartwatch, which will reportedly be compatible with Android and iOS. American designer Michael Bastian will take care of the design. The watch will feature a circular, 44mm stainless steel case and swappable bands that will come in a range...
  • Android's smartphone market share grows to 85%, iPhone falls to 11.9% August 1, 2014

    Washington: Smartphones powered by the Android operating system captured 85 per cent of the worldwide market in the second quarter, threatening to marginalise rival platforms, a new survey shows. Strategy Analytics said overall smartphone shipments were up 27 per cent from a year ago to 295 million, with most of the...
  • Major security flaw puts 90% of all smartphones at risk of password theft, stolen data August 1, 2014

    Vienna: Security researchers have revealed two separate threats this week they say could put up to 90 per cent of the world's 2 billion plus smartphones at risk of password theft, stolen data and in some cases let hackers take full control of devices. One vulnerability involves flaws in the way...
  • Facetune image retouching app now available on Android July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Facetune, a popular image editing app on iOS is now available for Android users. Lightricks, the company behind the app, says that the app "allows users to achieve the most professionallooking results without complicated or expensive software." The Facetune app is available on Google Play for Rs 190. The app...