All You Need To Know About The PS4

PS4

E3 has just come and past. For those in the dark, E3 stands for Electronic Entertainment Expo, an annual trade fair for the computer and video games industry. Debuting at E3 2013 was the PlayStation 4, Sony Computer Entertainment’s latest development in competition with Nintendo’s Wii U and Microsoft’s Xbox One.

What makes the PS4 different from its predecessors and its competitors? Here we survey five factors that should leave you longing for a PS4 in no time. Continue reading

10 Things Apple Has Fixed In iOS 7

iOS 7

Apple has finally released a new iOS version. While most of the iOS updates just had ancillary changes that really didn’t improve the user experience, this one finally modernizes the iPhone so that it can compete with the Android OS. Here are 10 things that have been changed from iOS 6 to iOS 7.

Quick Settings

If you wanted to change brightness, WiFi and Bluetooth settings in the past, then you would have to use several different menus. Control Center, a new menu for the iPhone, allows you to control all of these settings and more from a centralized location.

Better Multitasking

Apple allowed some basic multitasking in iOS 4, but this was primitive and most users didn’t even know how to use it. The new multitasking feature is similar to Android’s card system. You can now easily access apps in the background for a true multitasking experience.

Easily Share Photos and Videos

AirDrop makes it much easier to share photos and videos with friends without emailing them. Just open the file, select the contact’s name and the file will be sent. The friend can also respond by sharing his or her own files with ease. Continue reading

With So Many Smartphones To Choose From, Here’s How To Pick The One That’s Right For You

BlackBerry

Smartphones, starting with Apple’s iPhone, have completely revolutionised the mobile phone market. Most people today now carry a smartphone, complete with a full, colourful touchscreen, an easy to use internet browser, and plenty of entertaining and useful apps.

But with so many different smartphones to choose from now, the market is saturated with options that can make it confusing to the average consumers who are unsure of how to decide which model is best for them. If you’re one of these people, read on for some tips to help you narrow down your choices.

Choose the Size that is Right For You

Smartphones now come in a variety of sizes, so it’s important to not only read about the latest models online but also head out to a mobile phone store to see these devices in person. Hold them in your hands and see how they feel. Can you use the touchscreen easily, or is the smartphone too tall, too thin, too bulky, or too small? Everyone’s hands are different, and there’s a smartphone that is just right for everyone, so test a few until you find the size that works best for you. Continue reading

Four Things Most People Don’t Know Their iPhones Can Do

iPhone Home Screen

iPhones can do a lot more than most people realize. There are a lot of tricks that make the phone more fun and exciting. Most are easy, you just have to learn the shortcuts. Get the most out of your phone without spending a lot of time and money.

There are four things that most people do not know their iPhones can do that everyone should know. Get the most out of what you pay for. Afterall, iPhones are not cheap. They tend to have a lot of hidden features that most people do even realize that they offer. Do not keep these tricks to yourself, though. Your friends and family need to be taught these tricks so they can have fun with you.

#1: The first thing is taking screen shots. These are fun because you can actually take a picture of anything that is on your screen, like a text message conversation, for instance. This is easy and just takes a few minutes. Simply push the top power button at the same time and you push the home key. There will be a click sound and the picture will show up in your picture album file.

#2: Adding emoticons is also a fun feature. In order to add this to your keyboard you need to follow a few simple steps. The first is to go into settings, then touch the general icon and then touch keyboard icon. Add the emoji language to your setup. It is that easy. Next time you text, click on the world symbol at the bottom of the keyboard and you can choose any emoticon that you want. Continue reading

Samsung All Set To Please The European Market: Galaxy S III Mini Unveiled

Galaxy S III Mini vs Galaxy S III

Samsung Electronics, the Korea based electronics and telecommunications giant have now come up with a mini version of the Samsung Galaxy S III the flagship phone of the company. The phone is to be launched on 11th October in Germany. Sources have reported that this phone has been specifically targeted for the European market segments. Samsung has been continually adapting to the changing trends in different markets of the world. With the already successful range of S series comprising of S, S II and S III, Samsung is taking a leap ahead from another android competitor with a middle segment phone in the form of Galaxy S III Mini. Continue reading

Samsung Vs. Apple Patent Case: Round 2 Begins

Samsung Vs. Apple

The two tech giants, Samsung and Apple suing each other for patent infringement is included in most discussions among techies. Even those who don’t bother to watch what’s happening, have to watch Samsung’s ads trying to show iPhone 5 as inferior compared to its Galaxy Note. When a verdict is passed and things seemingly cool down, there starts another war in a few days. Both, Samsung and Apple have grown into enormous giants that they now want to slay the rival and rule the future. The verdict that ordered Samsung to pay almost $1.05 billion to Apple has served a strong blow to Samsung. There have been hilarious rumors spreading about Samsung that it sent 30 trucks filled with 5 cent coins to pay the $1.05 billion to Apple. Though it was soon announced that it was just a troll against Samsung, it became so very popular that many media firms reported it as the latest news. Continue reading

iPhone 5: Fully Redesigned And LTE-Enabled Smartphone

iPhone 5

Apple has really tried to renovate the previous model of iPhone 4S with some excellent features and adjustments in both the hardware and software departments. The new iPhone 5 seems to be the best and most elegant phone till date ever produced by humans as far as the design, features and inherent specs are concerned. You will get larger display, 4G LTE, easy navigation and much faster A6 processor. Apart from getting lighter, it has been completely redesigned to suit your interests and needs. Continue reading

Windows Phone 8 Update

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone maybe the underdog in the mobile operating system industry. Although it doesn’t have as much hype surrounding as it’s rivals, the iOS and Android, it does have a following that as been growing quickly, especially recently. With the Windows Phone 8 update, we’re seeing plenty of improvements, some that may surprise users and critics alike. While the Windows Phone OS will not be strong competition for it’s rivals any time soon, it is quickly growing towards becoming a solid contender. With their highly anticipated flagship phones, the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 920, hype is building for the latest update. Here are some of the things we can expect from Windows Phone 8. Continue reading

Apple’s New Maps Fall Short Of Google Maps

Apple Maps

Apple’s recently released iOS6 update includes several significant changes to its mobile operating system. One of the more notable changes is the inclusion of the new Apple Maps app, which replaces Google Maps as the standard mapping program.

It’s unclear why Apple decided to drop a proven solution in favor of their own variant, but many suspect Apple wanted to replace a key component of their iOS software; a component that was supplied by a major competitor. Another theory is that Google changed their licensing terms which made including Google Maps as part of the new iOS cost prohibitive. Continue reading

iPhone 5 Sales Exceed Expectations

iPhone 5

The 21st of September 2012 saw the worldwide release of the latest instalment in Apple’s market leading iPhone series. The iPhone 5 was as eagerly anticipated as every previous version has been, perhaps even more so due to the iPhone 4S’ status amongst fans as a stop-gap rather than a full upgrade. As with previous releases, the launch of the iPhone 5 saw long queues outside Apple stores of people desperate to get their hands on the new technology. Continue reading