Tag Archives: iPhone

How to Improve the Cross-Platform Compatibility with Mobile Widgets?

11 Aug

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Having a website or a mobile application with the number of online visitors is not as straightforward as initially recognized. The world of the internet is booming and the way the search engines index website or app information is always showing signs of change, as is the way you look for data on the web.

For any business that has a website or applications and need to be visible, get excellent review from number of online visitors, you need to adapt and envision how online visitors will search for your kind of business or services. Add this to what kind of medium or technical platform is set to be utilized for the online look.

Now a days there are numerous routines for scanning for content, additionally  different technologies like; Smartphone, iPad tablets, games consoles, digital TV sets, mp3 players with Wi-Fi and even in-car web devices to name yet a couple. So with some of these technologies you need to verify that, you have a cross-platform able applications and website that meets the most recent guidelines and technologies widgets.

Widgets are rapidly turning into fundamental devices for developers that need to enhance the purpose and characteristics of cross-platform mobile applications. This point suggests, it has been very important for developers to develop and modify native applications for the different platforms like iOS, Android, Windows, Rim, Symbian, and so on. With the approach of responsive design application development, these redundancies could be removed. Further you will know, why and how these mobile widgets could be utilized for the development of cross-platform applications.

Mobile widget is only a little compact mobile apps with an extremely basic user interface and a particular usefulness. Widgets give access to real-time, live information, for example climate reports, stock exchange data, news, sports scores, and so on. If users are searching for the closest gas station, flight landing time or traffic status widgets are the ideal answer for adding dynamic substance to applications. Widgets can never replace the functionality of applications; however can essentially help in cross-platform mobile application development.

Many developers as far and wide are making open source widgets each day because they are not difficult to construct and look after and are very attractive to mobile and tablet application developers. Widgets additionally give an amazing chance to circulate adapted content and games to huge gatherings of people by means of application developers. Furthermore since these widgets load speedier and require lesser data transfer capacity to perform, more users are liable to adopt it, subsequently increasing the extent of business sector.

On the other hand, mobile widgets are not as robust as native applications. Widgets intended to run on different platforms have constrained usefulness as they are not able to approach a device’s API. Meanwhile, we accept that widgets can give the most fantastic worth when conveyed as characteristic upgrades to cloud-based mobile applications for smartphones and tablets.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

 

Get Bluetooth Connectivity With iPhone Controlled Paper Airplane

24 Jan

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Flying paper planes is not a fun. The most recent product by Powerup Toys’ gives you a chance to include one more product of intelligence i.e. paper plane by connecting an electric storage device fueled propeller and rudder, which might be utilize an iPhone application by means of Bluetooth. It is controlled by powerup 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane Kit.

The Paper Airplane Kit is the company’s third generation of this device; most of the previous models fail to offer with application. The way it works is really basic: First, fold a paper plane utilizing the model gave. Next, connect the Powerup module to the plane, and link it with your phone.

 Paper Airplane With Propeller Power

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 The electric cell inside the Powerup 3.0 airplane will give about 10 minutes of flying time, and recharge through microUSB in about 15 minutes. The application itself is really smart. Possible that pilots guide the plane by tilting the iPhone left or right, and app also shows you at what level the plane is with respect to the horizon/skyline. A throttle in the center gives you a chance to change the speed of the propeller, and three checks indicate the power output, battery life remaining, and signal quality between the plane and your phone.

On the other hand, the plane was exceptionally alert; it flew past us in the blink of an eye. Powerup says you’ll have the ability to control the plane to a range of about 60 yards. When it’s released in May, we’re positively anticipating taking it for a flight or two.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

10 Unusual Gadgets That Will Blow Your Mind In 2014

10 Jan

One of the major highlights of the year 2014 is unconventional gadgets that attract every one interest and it was presented in Consumer Electronics Show. After 4K TVs and wearable devices made headlines, the connected ‘toothbrush’ and the ‘refrigerator’ were not far behind.

Here is a look at 10 quirky gadgets that is beyond your imagination in 2014.

1) Pot to charge your gadgets

Pot to charge your gadgets

Pot, which we use in our daily life for cooking etc. Here is the PowerPot, which has the ability to hold 2.3 liters of water and can generate 10 watts of power by converting the heat energy generated into DC power.

You can boil water and charge two iPhones or an iPad at the same time through its USB port.

2) Toothbrush to connect to internet

Toothbrush to connect to internet

Toothbrush, the morning needy tool. But to connect to internet and if you have worry about your teeth,  here is the Kolibree Toothbrush features a sensor that detects how much tartar is being removed while brushing.

It also records brushing activity and sends all information wirelessly to a smartphone app that tells users if they have missed hard-to-clean areas.

3) Refrigerator that talks to your phone

Refrigerator that talks to your phone

Just tell your refrigerator you’re on holiday and it will turn on power-saving mode and reply to you.

LG presented smart appliances that talk to mobile phones through its HomeChat service developed with Line. The appliances support Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology to interpret simple text messages.

4) Bed to check your snoring

Bed to check your snoring

The Superbed that suits its name at least the work what all it does. The bed monitors the entire body’s movements, heart rate and breathing. It also helps people who snore and need to get free from it by moving itself up or down in order to remove blockages. Working with a custom app to offer advice that can help people sleep better.

5) Baby sleep monitor

Baby sleep monitor

Getting sleepless nights worrying about your baby’s sleep? Smart one newborn sleep monitor comes to the rescue.

You can put it into a child’s chest pocket and get information and alerts on the baby’s breathing, body temperature and orientation on their mobile phone.

6) Ear that monitors heart

Ear that monitors heart

Intel’s new smart earbuds come with sensors that can monitor the wearer’s heart rate.

The pair takes power from the headset jack of a smart device and work in cycle with an app that intimate users so that they can set a target heart rate for workouts and even select music matching the heart rate.

7) Take the perfect selfie

Take the perfect selfie

Selfie is termed as self portrait photograph that typically taken by own. One can take selfies without any problem with Hisy, a super compact remote control that can be paired to an iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth 4.0. The device works with the default iOS camera app and has a range of 90 feet.

Just get into the frame and fire the button on Hisy to activate the shutter.

8) ‘Parrot’ for plants

‘Parrot’ for plants

Parrot presented Flower Power, a device that enable users to monitor the health of their plants via their iPhone or iPad, through an app.
In every 15 minute intervals the app offers updates from the device related to the sunlight conditions, temperature, fertilizer and moisture level of the soil.

9) Headband to relax you

Headband to relax you

A new Muse Headband by InteraXon’s can be worn around one’s forehead to track brainwaves and signals that can be sent to an app installed on a device connected to them.

The app sends audio and video messages to calm down the brain and relax you.

10) Smart spoken guide for ride

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CycleNav, a new bike navigation system made by Bikemaker Schwinn’s  which attaches to your bicycle’s handlebars, it allows you plot a route for your cycling trip into the company’s smartphone app. CycleNav device connect to your phone via Bluetooth and communicates turn-by-turn directions using large lighted arrows as well as voice prompts.

After your journey comes to an end, the app records fitness stat for you to track distance you pedaled, calories you burned and duration. As well as, it doubles as a headlight for your bicycle as well. It launches in March for $60.

 Posted By: Pooja Runija

Why Windows Phone Is The Safest Platform Among All?

20 Dec

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According to software security company F-Secure security Chief Mikko Hypponen, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform is the safest mobile operating system available to businesses, he further told Windows Phone 8 is presently the safest mobile operating system here.

Although Apple’s iOS is also commonly known as being safe, exactly as safe as BlackBerry for business use, while Android remains a haven for cyber criminals. It seems that F-Secure is giving the “safest” award to Windows Phone 8 at the moment.

At the moment Windows Phone is the safest, there are­­­ thousands of malware for Blackberry and more malware for the iPhone and without a doubt progressively on Android. Interestingly, Hypponen anticipated that “Windows Phone is safest mobile operating system; due to its restrictive development policy should protect it from criminals for the foreseeable future. We’ve seen no malware at all targeting the platform. You want a safe & secure phone? Purchase a Windows Phone.”

Meanwhile, Android receives a bashing for being the most unsafe; firstly, because of amount of malicious Android installation files, it’s almost just double after every quarter. Secondly, because of 3rd party app stores with much has less security features as the official one, Google Play. Although, Google is said to address some of the issues with 3rd party apps/stores in the new version of Android 4.2 taste as jelly bean.

“Windows Phone’s security model inside is somehow prohibitive, I think it’s aimed to take a while before we see Windows Phone being seriously targeted.

In case of Windows Phone 8, it is quite safe at the moment, probably because of not much people are using Windows Phone 8 device. If/when Windows Phone 8 takes off; it might be become a much bigger target for malware. But still my hunch says it will stay the safest.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

Google Using YouTube To Fight Back With Facebook, Who Take Advantage On The iPhone

15 Nov

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Facebook has a monstrous advantage on iPhone that Google does not, I gained experience from a source at Business Insider’s Ignition 2013 gathering without much fanfare, and this goes somehow to demonstrating Google’s sudden insistence that people use Google+ if they wish to comment on YouTube videos.

People have a tendency to stay logged into Facebook on their mobile phones. Not so Google or Google+. So as a advertiser and you need to arrive at people on their phones, the Facebook login identity will be a handy thing.

People stay logged into Facebook on both iPhone and Android frameworks, obviously. But Google’s issues are stepped up for iPhone, since iPhone doesn’t have tracking cookies – which help advertisers track your web searching habits – a great deal of Google’s search ad products don’t act too on the iPhone as they do on Android or a desktop environment. Cookies are the small bits of software that track your web scanning history so advertisers can target you with ads that appear significant.

Android does have cookies, and Google can utilize them to target you with ads when you scan for stuff on an Android phone.

Furthermore you’d feel that because 81% of smartphones are running Google’s Android framework, with cookies, that the iPhone hole wouldn’t be much of an issue. Anyhow it is.

iPhone users have a tendency to be wealthier than Android users, and ads coming on Apple’s mobile devices frequently have better ROI.

So another way for Google to develop a target-rich environment for promoters who need to reach at people on iPhone might be for additional iPhone user to log into Google+ and afterward neglect to log out.

It is coincidence; Google is currently pushing people to log into Google+ provided that they need to comment on YouTube videos. One plan here is to “civilize” YouTube, which has come to be ready with trolls and narrow minded people who comment namelessly under videos.

Anyhow Google additionally realizes that 40% of YouTube’s traffic originates from mobile devices, and mobile traffic will just build over the long time. A huge portion of the people will neglect to log out, and stay logged in semi-forever, simply the way Facebook users do.

That will expand the measure of Google+ logins accessible for focusing on iPhone – a topography controlled by Facebook.

Facebook still rules social media logins, consistent with Janrain, an organization that tracks social media information. About 45% of logins are from Facebook. However Google+ login were 33% of the crowd, Janrain says, and the gap between Facebook and Google+ is shutting.

Posted By: Pooja Runija

Google+ With Its Updated New Photo and Video Sharing Features

1 Nov

Google-plusGoogle has wrapped up its Morning with Google+ occasion. Around a few different features, Google’s social network is getting a slew of new photograph and video improvement features that expect on making the sharing experience better, as well as put Google in a position where the Mountain View organization can directly compete with devoted filter and photograph upgrade applications that are accessible for Android and iOS. Wouldn’t it be great if we could investigate what they declared for Google+ today?

Auto Awesome Movies takes movie scraps from transferred content, mix it with your shared photographs, and adds ambient sounds to it, making the entire experience more infectious. To make matters considerably additionally fascinating, photographs and video clippings are rendered with filters connected immediately, giving the entire feature an exceptionally cool look and feel.

Next up, we improved control over automatic photograph upgrades, where you can control the level of improvement that the software applies to your offering. Basically, the upgrades might be dialed up or down, with the intention that you don’t end up with something that looks totally the inverse of what you needed it to be. While Google’s “computer vision” can now distinguish more objects by default. At long last, counting up the score is movement shots for Google+’s Auto Awesome Photos, which reproduce the same subject several times inside a shot, and eraser, which immediately removes moving objects from pictures.

Auto Awesome Action

Auto Awesome Action

Auto Awesome Eraser

Auto Awesome Eraser

For Google’s putting forth of expert filters, Analog Pro was additionally added to the advertising. Besides, which is a feature which I’ve been directly anticipating for a great while is auto foundation backup, which spares your photographs at full-res out of sight, and this feature is at long last coming to Google+ for iOS.

Overall, Google seems to have put a lot of thought and effort behind making Google+ more than just a social sharing platform. The photograph and video upgrades seem to contend straightforwardly with Facebook Camera application for the iPhone, close by giving potential competition to likes of Instagram with the impacts and filters advertising. Some of Google+’s new offerings, like motion shots, are hardly found anyplace else, so that’s an added reward.

The updates to Google+ application with improved features for Android are relied upon to start rolling today, so keep an eye out.

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 Posted By: Pooja Runija

Password is Dead! What Next For Security?

25 Oct

passwordsPasswords command our lives nowadays; they are part and package of investing time on the web. There are currently such a large number of applications, services, apparatuses and sites that requires us to log into our protected record utilizing a password that the sheer number of pass-phrases we need to recollect has spiraled totally crazy. What’s more it is dependably prudent for the best level of security to utilize a totally diverse password for every site and services.

 Clearly this is a gigantic security issue; assuming that somebody figures out how to work out that your Gmail password is ih4ve4b4dmemory and utilizes it to enter your email, they’re presumably set to attempt the same password for Facebook, Twitter and whatever possible online services you want to envision.

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 You’ve probably recognized that when you log into a site that requires you to enter a username and password, your web browser helping offers to recall that it for you. This leads us onto the second alternative for us absent minded sorts. Of course… utilize an absurdly long and muddled password — Chrome will recollect that it for you so you never need to enter it again. Incredible!

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 Then again you will interface a mobile to your record and when you head off to log in, a check codes will be conveyed to you through SMS. Your record will be unavailable until you have given this data.

So it’s clear that something better is required. Basically everybody has a mobile phone, yet this is not a perfect method of authentication. What do you do if your phone is lost or stolen? We have to consider something else. A mobile phone appears to be a great method of Identifications because something that most individuals have with them more often than not.

Apple, with the launch of the iPhone 5S chose to utilize something else that you have with you as a method of recognizable proof. It’s nothing especially new, yet the new iPhone’s unique mark onlooker is an intriguing security strategy, and it’s the kind of thing that we have to put more thought into.

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iPhone 5s features a fingerprint reader which could be adopted elsewhere.

The fingerprint spectator and NFC devices are at present being utilized to control access to mobile phones, yet there is no excuse for why this ought not be augmented into different regions, for example website security. Expanding amounts of individuals are beginning to understand the confinements and security issues connected with accepted passwords.

The mission explanation is honestly simple:

We push client authentication that doesn’t require us to recollect anything. We’re finding more approaches to utilize the Internet, and we need better approaches to recognize ourselves. It ought to be not difficult to log into each site we utilize now and to enlist at each new site we need to include. We decline to depend on our remembrances for security, and rather demand gauges that make it simple to stay safe and keep our information private.

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NFC devices such as the Nymi bracelet could offer an alternative to passwords.

How would you feel about passwords? Is it accurate to say that they are something you have gotten used to, or do you finds them a fundamental abhorrence that you’d get a kick out of the chance to replace? Do you surmise that two- or three -variable verification is the route ahead or is there any importance?

Posted By: Pooja Runija