Archive for 'Mobile'

10 iPhone speed hacks: great ways to be more efficient on your handset | News | TechRadar

Apples iPhone is designed to be efficient, the minimal operating system mostly getting out of your way and providing fast access to content.However, various settings and shortcuts can speed things up even further, resulting in a more usable and streamlined iPhone experience.

via 10 iPhone speed hacks: great ways to be more efficient on your handset | News | TechRadar.

Five settings every privacy-conscious iPhone owner should change | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004

The iPhone is a useful tool to manage your work and play, but it isn’t perfect when it comes to privacy. There are a handful of settings that privacy-conscious owners should change if they want to keep their data as safe as possible from prying eyes.

via Five settings every privacy-conscious iPhone owner should change | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004.

Numerics: A customizable business dashboard app for iOS | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004

I’ve been playing with this lately and confirm it seems to work pretty well (although I have only used Google Analytics so far.

Simon

Numerics: A customizable business dashboard app for iOS | TUAW: Apple news, reviews and how-tos since 2004.

 

 

Download Original Iphone iOS Firmwares | Tech ArrivalTech Arrival

Below you can find the direct links to the download original iphone iOS Firmwares Files for every released firmware version. Please note that if you use Safari you must disable the auto unzip feature. It may be easier to just use Firefox!

via Download Original Iphone iOS Firmwares | Tech ArrivalTech Arrival.

The history of Android | Ars Technica

The history of Android | Ars Technica.

A rundown of Photo Stream alternatives – The Sweet Setup

We all agree that device syncing prior to cloud services was an absolute pain. If we fast forward to 2014, we’ve come a long way:

via A rundown of Photo Stream alternatives – The Sweet Setup.

How to become a typing master with the iOS keyboard — Tech News and Analysis

SUMMARY:Some of the most useful features of the iOS keyboard continues to elude users. Learn how to improve your typing skills and help make you more proficient when entering text on your iPhone or iPad.

via How to become a typing master with the iOS keyboard — Tech News and Analysis.

New study has surprising data on how we interact with apps | Breaking Apple News, Tips and Reviews from The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Localytics, a firm that tracks statistics about app usage, has released a study today that is of interest to users and app creators. The data tracks how people react to new apps, and tries to predict which apps will attract users and which won’t.

Here are some of the key findings:

via New study has surprising data on how we interact with apps | Breaking Apple News, Tips and Reviews from The Unofficial Apple Weblog.

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain — Overthought

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short battery life. It was extremely difficult to pinpoint the exact reason why someone’s battery was draining.

I made it my mission to discover the specific reasons for iOS battery drainage. This article is a product of my years of research and anecdotal evidence I gathered in the hundreds of Genius Bar appointments I took during my time as a Genius and iOS technician, as well as testing on my personal devices and the devices of my friends.

iOS 7.1 came out recently and brought with it a bevy of design tweaks and performance enhancements. However, some users are reporting poor battery life since the update, and many blogs are reporting it as fact.

This is not one of those “Turn off every useful feature of iOS” posts that grinds my gears. My goal is to deliver practical steps to truly solve your iOS battery woes.

via The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain — Overthought.

iPhone 101: How to lock exposure and focus in the Camera app | Breaking Apple News, Tips and Reviews from The Unofficial Apple Weblog

iPhone 101: How to lock exposure and focus in the Camera app | Breaking Apple News, Tips and Reviews from The Unofficial Apple Weblog.