Category Archives: iOS
There’s been rumors of Microsoft Office coming to iOS and Adnroid device quite a time now. BGR reported that they heard from reliable source that Microsoft Office is coming in November, to iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Microsoft hasn’t confirm or deny that this is true. Rumors start to fly around especially when Daily revealed their photo were Office was running on iPad, Microsoft quickly denied that this was actual screenshot of their app, Daily stood their ground and also claimed that Microsoft’s employee demoed the app for them.
Would you buy Office Suite to your iOS or Android device? Let us know on comments below.
Digitimes reported that Apple is going to maintain tablet dominance in 2012, even with temporary dip in market share in 2011. IHS iSuppli Worldwide Tablet Market Tracker reports that, after dipping to 55.1% in fourth quarter of 2011, Apples operating system’s share of worldwide markets. Apples market share is to recover in 2012 and gain back it’s 61% portion of the markets.
Apples last years dip was caused by Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, which runs Googles Android based operating system. sales of Kindle Fire helped Google to gain 41.1% of the market share, climbing up from 31.1%. When Apples market share rises back to its normal state, Androids market share is going to drop to 38.4%.
Tablet sales are going to keep growing and next year sales will rise up to 63%, and in 2016 theres going to be 360.4 million units sold. Figures are shown below.
|IHS iSuppli: Worldwide tablet sales forecast, 2010-2016 (m units)|
Source: IHS iSuppli Research, compiled by Digitimes, May 2012
Apple has been using Googles maps since 2007, but now it seems that Apple is going to use their own map program in their coming iOS 6. Apples map program is said to be similar as Googles but only much cleaner, faster and more reliable experience. The most significant aspect of new map program is has new 3D mode, it’s not there as in default but user can just click 3D button and you can see map in 3D.
Apple has acquired many mapmakers including Placebase, C3 Technologies and Poly9. 3D map is using technology what C3 Technologies used in their map programs.
Here is Demo video shown at CES2011
Do you own iOS device? Have you updated it? if not, then you should plug your device to your computer and start update it because Apple just released iOS 5.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. You can also download it via over-the-air feature located on your Settings -> General -> Software Update.
Here is list of changes and fixes:
About iOS 5.1.1 Software Update
This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut
Addresses bugs that could prevent the new iPad from switching between 2G and 3G networks
Fixes bugs that affected AirPlay video playback in some circumstances
Improved reliability for syncing Safari bookmarks and Reading List
Fixes an issue where ‘Unable to purchase’ alert could be displayed after successful purchase
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
Facebook updated messenger for iOS and Android adding few new features and usability tweaks. Maybe the biggest new feature is read receipts, familiar with iMessage. Every time you send a message you can see when it’ been read and you can see your friends name when sending you message back.before there were only three dots to indicate you. This feature work also in group messaging, you can see persons picture and name who is typing message.
Theres no Video-chat feature yet but we think it’s coming in near feature. Theres no dates when native Facebook Messenger for iPad is coming.