News tagged ‘Operating system’
iOS 7 Design Tool
Those who don’t like the new iOS 7 design now can customize it and make the operating system look just as they want. This is all due to a new tool developed by Usvsth3m. Well, unfortunately this is just a kind of web app or game, but not a real iPhone tweak.
New Version of VLC for iOS Returns to the App Store
VLC for iOS is back. Well, this app is only available in New Zealand now, however, it would reach the American App Store soon. As to the other countries, it is said to be available a bit later.
Zero-Day iOS Exploit Was Sold for $500.000?
According to the latest New York Times report, an unknown zero-day iOS exploit was recently sold for $500.000. Well, we all knew that big companies like Apple pay hackers good money when they discover vulnerabilities in the operating system. But half a million... I think that’s too much.
Android Platform Is Safer Than iOS?
Those who want to save their privacy should buy Android, not Apple devices. A kind of bold statement, isn’t it? According to the latest BitDefender report, iOS platform is more dangerous in terms of personal data protection, than the Google’s mobile operating system.
Analyst predicts: no iPad Mini Retina this year, it will be released in 2014
DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim has issued a note predicting that the new iPad mini will not feature the Retina display many are expecting.
Apple is expected to refresh its iPad mini in the second half of the year. The new iPad mini will continue to use a 7.9-inch display with a 1024×768 resolution, but it will use the iOS 7 operating system and an A6 processor, in a slimmer design than the current generation. Another iPad mini is also planned for production but not until early 2014. That device is expected to feature a QXGA (2048×1536) resolution display and the iOS 7 operating system.
Leaked Video of iOS 7 Running on an iPad
Rozetked has posted video which appears to show iOS 7 running on the iPad.
Apple has not yet released an iPad beta of its new operating system to developers, so it's unclear how the software was obtained.
Why the iPhone 5 is good for gaming
The mobile phone is something that many people cannot live without these days because they do nearly everything on them from looking up information to talking to their friends and family. With full internet access you can research nearly anything on a mobile phone without having to change to PC, as well as this you can also watch films and listen to music never having to touch another device. What is most impressive is their ability to play games; the App Store on most modern phones is filled to the brim with thousands of games that you can download and play at any time. Online casino games have become incredibly popular with mobile phone gamers due to just how easy they are to play and how entertaining they can be.
iOS 6 vs. iOS 7 User Interface Element Comparison
We already showed you an icon comparison of iOS 6 and iOS 7, but now developer Mpow has put together a comparison of the different UI elements in the operating systems.
Taking a look at the comparisons, you can really see how Apple stripped away a lot of the textures, gradients and gloss from iOS in favor of a more "flat" interface.
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Let's compare iOS 6 and iOS 7 Icons [Photos]
Check out this comparison chart of old iOS 6 icons versus the new iOS 7 icons. The chart features twenty four icons that Apple has redesigned for its new operating system.
Download the New Mac OS X Mavericks Desktop Wallpaper
Apple has posted the massive 5120x2880 resolution wave wallpaper image from its new OS X Mavericks operating system.
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Recent rumors on iOS 7 look [Photos]
Newly leaked information about iOS 7 reveals that in addition to a flat design, Apple is also going to be updating the text and graphics in the operating system with a 'skinny' look.
9to5Mac's Seth Weintraub says he's seen an early beta of the operating system but can't post the images because they're watermarked.
● iTunes is Purple-ish with white (iSync-like arrows instead of a music note).
● Camera is Gray gradient and icon is same shape as you see on the lock screen.
● Facetime is like it used to be without the gray. and flat.
● Compass icon is darker and flatter.
● Safari icon is like the Mac circle icon without the silver frame.
● Photos icon is a color wheel.
● Game Center is similar to the photos icon – totally different than before.
● Maps gets walking directions.
● Grouped tableviews now extend to the edges of the screen.
● Rounded rectangles are more squared off.
● Updated share menu with sideways scrolling rows featuring one row with Airdrop devices, one row with social networks, and another with copy/paste/etc.
iOS 7 Concept Video
Check out this new concept for iOS 7 that demonstrates some of the rumored features for the new operating system. The video was created by Christian Lue from ChanluChannel and Ran Avni from ConceptsiPhone.
Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 at WWDC 2013 on June 10th.
iOS And Android Continue To Dominate The Smartphone Market
Worldwide Smartphone Shipments in Millions of Units
Today research company IDC
The report shows that iOS and Android continue to dominate the market with 92,3% of shipments during the quarter. iOS marked its largest 1Q shipment volume with 34.7 million units shipped. iOS’s market share decreased from 23% to 17,3% year over year, while Android increased its market share from 59.2% to 75%.
Survey Shows Pre-Release Demand For Apple’s iWatch Is On Par With iPad
According to a ChangeWave survey, consumers show a similar level of interest in purchasing a rumored iWatch from Apple, as were interested in buying an iPad just before the Apple tablet was announced.
14 percent of respondents indicated that they are ‘somewhat’ likely and 5 percent ‘very’ likely to purchase an iWatch, with current owners of Apple products significantly more likely to buy an iWatch.
Facebook Is Likely To Debut Its Own Android-Smartphone On April 4
Today Facebook invited members of the press to an event related to Android on April 4, and TechCrunch