iPhoneRoot.com       

News tagged ‘fun’


Ford to Support Both CarPlay and Similar Google's System





According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Ford executives have recently promised to bring Apple’s CarPlay functionality to their vehicles. However, the company will also develop a similar system for integration of Android devices called presumably Ford SYNC. As noted by Ford CTO Raj Nair, the company wants people make car choices not depending on the smartphone they use. Well, that’s how it should be, I guess.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Friday, May 1st, 2015. 17:19

Apple to Reject Apple Watch Apps with Telling Time as Main Feature



Apple has recently updated its App Store Review Guidelines. According to this updated document, the guys from Cupertino will reject the Apple Watch apps designed to only tell time. Although this sounds a bit strange, this is the reality. If you an the Apple Watch and want to change the watch face, you can easily do this using the built-in presets created by the guys from Cupertino.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015. 19:15

Violent iPhone vs Android Debate End in Hospital



iOS or Android? This simple question can easily make calm and patient people nervous, angry and even aggressive. The controversy between the supporters of the rival platforms is perfectly displayed by millions of jokes, funny pictures and humorous videos found on the Internet. However, from time to time the aforementioned question drives people mad and makes them stab each other with broken beer bottles.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Saturday, April 18th, 2015. 18:32

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s not waste our time and take a look at the articles I have selected for you right now.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Sunday, April 12th, 2015. 20:17

New Rumors About Apple's Beats-Based Streaming Music Service Appear Online



As you probably know, Apple is currently working on its new streaming music service, which is based on the Beats Music functionality and which is expected to be embedded either to iOS 8.4 or iOS 9. According to the latest report released by The New York Times reporters, Trent Reznor and Jimmy Iovine are playing major roles in the development of the service. The reporters believe that in terms of functionality and usability this Apple’s creation will be quite similar to Beats Music and that it will be priced $9.99 per month, just like the rival services.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 26th, 2015. 19:13

Apple Finally Stops Signing iOS 8.1.3 - Hackers



Following the release of the fourth beta of iOS 8.3 to developers and public testers, the guys from Cupertino stopped signing iOS 8.1.3. I must admit, this is a piece of bad news for all those people who use jailbroken iPhones and iPads as it is now impossible to downgrade to this version of Apple’s mobile operating system after unsuccessful jailbreak. The risk of turning your fully functional device into a brick has once again risen.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Images Showing Apple's New Wireless Keyboard Appear Online



A brand new wireless keyboard has been recently spotted on the official Apple Online Store in Czech Republic and Hungary. What is interesting about this keyboard is that it can boast of  backlight keys and a power button instead of the usual eject button for CDs. As can be see below, the new wireless keyboard has the same size and shape as the old one, however, the F5 and F6 buttons have been made responsible for adjusting the brightness of the backlight.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015. 13:58

Siri Now Can Make Calls Using Speakerphone



With the release of iOS 8.3 beta, the guys from Cupertino have slightly improved the functionality of the build-in voice assistant. According to what reliable sources write, Siri now can make calls via speakerphone every time user asks for that using the “Hey Siri” command. Strangely enough, such a simple feature was missing in iOS 8 - 8.2. It’s good Apple discovered this and found a solution to the problem.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015. 14:01

Cortana to Debut on iOS and Android Devices Later This Year?



According to the latest report from Reuters, Apple’s rival, Microsoft, is currently planning to make the updated version of its personal assistant called Cortana available not only on Windows Phone platform, but also on iOS and Android. Unlike the Siri and Google Now, the virtual assistant developed by the guys from Redmond won’t just respond to user’s requests. It will reportedly predict the help user may need.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 15th, 2015. 14:59

Apple Invented USC Type C Alone - John Gruber



Last Monday, at the “Spring Forward” media event the guys from Cupertino announced the Apple Watch and the 12-inch MacBook. What is interesting about the new laptop is that it can boast of a brand new multifunctional USB connector called USB C. According to what the analyst John Gruber revealed in his latest podcast, Apple may actually be the inventor of the new standard, which is USB Type C.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Saturday, March 14th, 2015. 18:43

Here's How Apple Watch Companion App for iPhone Looks Like [Images]



As you probably know, Apple’s iOS 8.2 can boast of one special app. This is the Apple Watch companion, which can be used to fine tune the wearable device and control it from the iPhone. So far, we haven’t seen the design and features of this useful app, however, thanks to iOS developer Hamza Sood we can now take a look at how the smartwatch companion looks like after one connects the Apple Watch to it.

To be honest, the app looks quite similar to the Settings tab found in iOS. There are numerous sections responsible for app layout, notifications, sounds and many other things. You can take a look at the aforementioned app screenshots below.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Saturday, March 14th, 2015. 18:13

Apple Releases Third OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Beta to Developers



Apart from seeding the third iOS 8.3 beta to developers, the guys from Cupertino released the third beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 on Thursday. The release came just a week after the release of the first public OS X 10.10.3 beta and about a month after the release of the very first beta of this version of Apple’s operating system for desktops.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Friday, March 13th, 2015. 15:31

New 12-inch Retina MacBook Hands-On [Video]



Immediately after the official announcement of the long-anticipated 12-inch Retina MacBook at the “Spring Forward” media event on Monday, first hands-on videos began to appear on the Internet showing how the new laptop looks and feels. Among all the clips I would like to point out the one published by TechnoBuffalo reporters as the one, which is the best in terms of length and the amount of information about the device it offers. You may take a look at this video below.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015. 13:44

New Beats Music Based Online Radio to Be Announced at WWDC



Earlier this year I told you that the guys from Cupertino were planning to launch a revamped music streaming service based on both Beats Music and iTunes Radio functionality. According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the debut of the service won’t take place at the “Spring Forward” media event, scheduled for March 9th. Instead, insiders claim Apple will unveil its new creation at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. The service will use the technologies Apple obtained after acquiring Beats Music and will have a monthly fee of $7.99.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Friday, March 6th, 2015. 20:28

Apple Watch Will Become Available Outside U.S. in April - Tim Cook



According to what Apple CEO Tim Cook told German retail employees last week, in April, the long-awaited Apple Watch will hit the store shelves not only in the USA, but in a number of other countries. Looks like the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to make the wearable device available for purchase in as many countries as possible and as soon as possible. The smartwatch is expected to hit the U.S. stores in the first week of April. In the second half of the month, the sales of the device may start in Germany and several other countries.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015. 13:16