Apple Has Released iOS 7.1 With UI Tweaks, Bug Fixes And Carplay

The first update to iOS 7 is now available. This is a long anticipated update which attempts to fix certain bugs and add some UI tweaks to the operating system in addition to support for Carplay, Apple’s recently launched car integration feature for iOS.UI Tweaks: Most of the UI tweaks that ship with this update are minor. The focus in now on rounded buttons instead of the curved rectangular ones...
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Google Hangouts for iOS Revamped With Video Messages, Stickers and More

In a bid to compete with other popular messaging apps and attract users, Google has enhanced Hangouts for iOS with bunch of new features. For starters, the 2.0 update for Hangouts gets an iOS 7 optimized interface along with full support for picture-in-picture video calling on iPad. The app now enables users to send video messages of up to 10 seconds with friends and groups. Whats App which was...
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iOS Vulnerability Shows That Apple Devices May Not Be Safe

Personal information stored on your iPad or iPhone might not be completely safe, according to recent news of a vulnerability in iOS. Apple released a software update to fix a security lapse in the architecture of iOS 7. The glitch would have allowed the hacker to access you device over a simple wi-fi network which is unprotected, like an airport of a restaurant and view emails and other supposedly...
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Microsoft To Extend MS Office Functionality To iPads

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After extending support of MS Office to Apple’s iOS sporting iPhone last year, Microsoft (MS) is finally offering the same courtesy to large–screened iPads.Tech giant Microsoft was rumored to have been working on MS Office Apps for both iPhones and iPads, but the company only released the same for iPhones leaving iPad owners disappointed. Nonetheless, the rumor-mills did not stop supporting the...
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Worldwide Smartphone Sales Crosses 1 Billion, Samsung Sold 86 Mn And Apple 51 Mn

The global smartphone shipment surpassed 1 billion mark for the first time in Q4 of 2013, according to a report by IDC. This means that one seventh of the world’s total population have a smartphone. The research firm revealed that vendors shipped a total of 1,004.2 million smartphones worldwide, up 38.4% from the 725.3 million units in 2012.Smartphones accounted for 55.1% of all mobile phone...
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Apple Forays In 51 Countries Including India With iBook Textbooks

With an aim to broaden its reach in educational field, Apple is expanding iBook Textbooks to Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Along with the iBooks, the iPhone and iPad maker is also bringing iTunes U Course Manager to these countries. The two of its educational services is now present in a total of 51 countries including India Brazil, Italy and Japan.“The incredible content and tools available...
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Apple To Launch iPad Pro After The Recently Launched iPad Air

There is air about Apple working on another flagship device called the iPad Pro. The device would be an upgrade to the recently launched iPad Air. At the same time, Apple also released the latest line of iPad Minis, which now come with Retina display. While there was news that Apple would carry out buy-backs for their devices, some were starting to speculate that the move was to cut back on losses...
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Yahoo Continues Shopping Spree, Acquires Video Streaming Firm QuikIO

It looks like Yahoo is gearing up to foray into videos with yet another acquisition. This time the company has scooped up video streaming startup QuikIO. Last week Yahoo bought online platform for live concerts, Evntlive and prior to that a mobile video app Ptch.A report from Pando revealed this latest acquisition whose financial details are still not disclosed by either of the firms. QuikIO has...
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Intuos Creative Stylus For iPad Makes Waves In The Handheld Accessory Segment

Wacom has recently come out with a stylus that connects to the iPad through Bluetooth. The device is called the Intuos creative stylus and is claimed to be an aid to people doing more than just internet surfing on their iPads. Wacom has made a professional grade stylus and the connection backbone would be Bluetooth 4.0. Compatible devices include iPad mini, iPad 3 or iPad4. The whole package includes...
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Global Tablet Market Grew 36.7%, Apple Struggles And Android Soars: IDC Report

Worldwide tablet shipment grew 36.7 percent year-over-year in Q3 2013, according to the latest report from IDC. A total of 47.6 million units ship worldwide, up from 34.8 million the same quarter last year. The research firm notes that the market as a whole continues to grow thanks to strong growth from Android tablets. Apple’s iPad took no.1 spot with 14.1 million units sold in the Q3. However,...
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