OS X El Capitan 10.11 beta 7 to public beta 5 was released by Apple in the evening past, build the public beta being offered again by those of Cupertino after release version during the past few days has been withdrawn by Apple .
Since both versions of the operating system are offered on the same day, it is clear that Apple is trying to bring the same changes to both build sites of OS X El Capitan 10.11, so in theory both iOS developers and ordinary users should have same experience.
OS X El Capitan 10.11 beta 7 public beta in May and are available for download through the Mac App Store if you have a previous version installed, but if public beta version you can download and from here.
Among the important changes in OS X El Capitan 10.11 5 beta 7 public beta and can be found:
Undoubtedly, Apple has carved its own place in the market and with the increase in the ardent Apple fans there is a remarkable growth in the sales. And, now with the recent iOS 9 updates, Apple is finally letting its users test the updates that they have been looking forward for so long.
With iOS 9, there comes an array of designs and colour themes that has not been sighted till now. Though at first when you reboot your phone with the iOS9 it seems like just another update but within few minute you realize that there are tiny changes and as you move further you may find some considerable ones.
Don’t expect big changes that are instantly evident such as complete redesigning or reworking but, yes the following changes, though on small-scale contributes to the big changes in your phone. Well, small things lead to bigger changes, right?
1. Devoted selfie and screenshot folders
iPhone users will be delighted with this change. The smart folder built by Apple will contain the screenshots and photos. There is a committed selfie folder for pictures taken with the front- facing camera, and a different folder for screenshots. Though, Apple isn’t utilizing face recognition programming to sort selfies.
2. One – new font
Not a re-design but a new font, everywhere. Apple have broken free of the Swiss typeface dominion , using their own ‘San Francisco font’ for the operating system, which is inherited from the Apple Watch, where it was built for greater readability on the tiny screen.
3. A new Aggregated Apple News App
The only time most of us have opened the Newsstand app was when we clicked on it accidentally, but Apple News wants to change this. The Flipboard-esque news curator will learn and cater to a user’s tastes and preferences.
4. Low power mode
Evidently, almost all the mobile devices manufacturing companies provide ‘low power mode’ that help the users retain the battery for longer when the instant charging facility is not available. Apple’s power mode does a better job as it not only dims the brightness but also impedes the processor so that the users can use the phone for longer, also, it will obstruct background app refreshing and mail fetching making the phone works a little slower, giving you the feel of 5 in iPhone 5s and 5s in iPhone 6 but it will not become dead and that’s a good news!
5. Lowercase keyboard
Another small but drastic change is that the iPhone keyboard now indicates lowercase letters when you’re in lowercase mode and capital letters when you’re in it. No more getting annoyed by keeping on tapping the shift button trying to know which case you are working in. A welcome change for everyone!
6. Security gets Stronger
Recently, Apple has come up with the changes in lock screen security password system. They have launched two-factor authentication which help users to save their lost accounts details if has been compromised. It means that when one uses an Apple ID on one device, their primary device has to authorize that. Now it is an opportunity to check your memories because the four-digit password is being booted off and replaced with a six-digit number. Also, one can use a four-digit numeric code, a custom six-digit numeric code, or a custom alphanumeric code whatever sounds the best to a user.
7. A New App Switcher
This is the one of the biggest changes in iOS9 that you will encounter the time you double press the home button. Say goodbye to the 2D row of application previews and welcome the 3D stack of apps which reminds of a whole lot of the old Windows 7 alt-tab screen. This change doesn’t make app switching any better but, of course, makes it more presentable.
8. You iPhone will be Multi-tasking
Similar like an Android, iOS 9 will offer ways for you to work in two applications at the same time as on iPads. There is at last an approach to see applications in split screen, proceed with video calling while you browse different applications and switch between open applications all the more, effortlessly.
9. Back to Search Option
It is a bit frustrating that whenever we open a link on Facebook in Safari or another browser, and when need to go back and comment but lose the original post or open app leads to another one but not to the actual post, well, forget this annoying thing now. iOS9 provides users with a status bar reminder/button of however you got to wherever you are, facilitating your move to the original app.
10. No Need of third-party Transit Apps
Apple is at lastly adding travel directions to its local maps application in numerous urban areas in the U.S. and abroad. In iOS9, the updated Apple Maps show all subway routes, entrances, passageways and gives a list of timetables for trains, buses, metros and ships along with the notifications about deferrals and changes. A “Nearby” feature will indicate companies and points of interests around you.
So, the extended, simple yet fulfilling features of Apple iOS9 which were awaited since long are here and for sure going to appeal to the Apple admirers. Stay tuned for more update on iOS9, Apples News, iPhone App Development etc.
Facebook is getting smarter and knows everything about its users. It keeps on changing its private setting to fit with the ever changing needs of the people and with 1.44 billion active users (Survey, March 2015) it’s going even stronger and keeps coming up with the solutions making the networking site even more user friendly. This is the time of selfies where clicking and uploading the pictures on social media is just another thing to do. With millions sharing their photos daily on Facebook, Instagram and other sites, the vulnerability to the privacy has increased too. But here is the thumbs solution by Facebook in the form of the latest companion app called “Moments”, the new private way to share your pictures with the people you want to.
Facebook Moments App
Are you annoyed with friends who click photos of you and say they’ll pass them on, but make it? Then Facebook Moments is for you. It uses facial recognition to send photos to only those friends who are in photos. It is really an amazing feature to look up to when it comes to photo sharing. Get secure about your pictures. The aim of the App Developers team of Facebook is to make the photo sharing even easier, secure and private with friends outside the Facebook network.
How it Works
Sync the photos on your mobile device with Moments app and share it privately with your friends and get the photos you didn’t have. The app arranges the photos date wise as well as album – like groups based on friends who are in your photos and where it has been taken. This app scans your camera roll for all the photos highlighting a friend’s face using facial recognition technology and wraps them up for one-tap private sharing with the specific friends and they can do sync their photos with you. This is how you and your friends have all the photos you took together securely.
Keynotes of this Creative App
Get the photo sharing easy & private with friends.
Keep every one of your photos sorted out in one private place.
Sync numerous photographs at a time (no compelling reason to email individual photographs).
Easy Search to discover images of you and your friends.
Save photographs of other people sync to you on your smartphone/iPhone’s camera roll.
Share instantly on Facebook or Instagram, or send in Messenger if you want to.
Currently, this app has been launched in US, on 15th of June 2015 on iOS and Android devices, but the team of developers of Facebook confirmed that they will be available to more countries over time. Get this app now from Google Play Store and Apple Store and share your photos with your loved one and also recover the photos that you would have otherwise lost or would never have got from a busy friend.
Gadgets have become the part of our basic needs and have changed our life for good. No doubt they are going to stay and the future lies within. Recently Apple has launched Mac Book with attractive new feature i.e. USB-C port.
USB-C is present in both MacBook and Google’s Chromebook Pixel. USB-C is a small, reversible connector that will probably replace all the current USB connectors out there over the course of the following two years.
Until USB-C is ubiquitous it is a dongle battle for the new MacBook owners.
Here is the list for the early tech adopter from the upcoming USB-C accessories brought to us by OWC
1. Hydradock/OWC USB-C Dock
For the people who need a zillion ports, Hydradock fulfills their all needs. Hydradock adds 11 ports back to the new MacBook.
3.5mm headphone jack
an Ethernet port
an SDXC card slot
a Mini Display Port
an HDMI port (1080p output)
four USB 3.0 ports
two USB 2.0 ports
two USB-C ports
And for the bunch left on the Kickstarter, it could cost $129. This 11-port dock is available in silver, gold and gray colors.
2. SanDisk USB flash drive (32GB)
The new MacBook is for users who store each and every document in the cloud, however if you still need to move your files from one device to another locally then SanDisk flash drive is for you. It has two halves:
One for USB-C
One for general full-sized USB 3.0
So you can easily connect it to your new Mac Book and existing PCs. Priced at $50 for a 32GB, it is an expensive one.
3. LaCie Porsche Design Mobile Drive
USB flash drives are modest, yet they don’t offer a huge amount of storage capacity. LaCie’s Porsche Design Mobile Drive is a slim aluminum case, perfect for document hoarders. It comes in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB models.
4. Jelly Comb adapter
The adapter changes the USB-C port to a USB 3.1 port probably capable of up to 10Gbps data transfers on the new MacBook.
5. Monoprice USB-C cables and adapters
It’s not a smart decision to spend too much on USB cables and adapters. You can go with Monoprice’s generic USB-C cables and adapters which are better than Apple’s expensive ones.
This is an ideal solution for all your USB-C related problems. It is a small and smart aluminium hub with six ports including two USB-C ports, three full-sized USB ports, and an SDXC card reader. Furthermore, it has a model with a built-in lithium ion battery that can charge phones and tablets spontaneously.
Now with this, iPhone app developers & professional MacBook users can enjoy a user experience without any USB related hassle.
Let’s be honest about that you most likely don’t know as much about your Mac as you should. You generally use a mac for doing general stuff, developers for iPhone app development etc. but there are few outstanding features your Mac have which you might don’t know.
Here are the some awesome tips and traps that can demonstrate to you proper methodologies to spare time using your Mac, from exploiting its concealed calculator to finding the tiny yet useful icon that has been directly before your face the whole time.
Take a trimmed screen-shot
Tired of taking screenshots that catch substantially more of your screen than you would like? Hold down Command + Shift + 4, which will change your cursor into a crosshair. After you have defined/outlined what you need to be in the screenshot, just take your finger off of your mouse and your screenshot will be saved.
Hide your dock
On the off chance that your dock is acting as a burden, press Command + Option + D and that will hide your dock. Just repeat the steps to get back it. Simple!
Have Colorful Screen
For users running Mac OS X Lion or prior, you can beyond any doubt invert and revert the shades of you Mac show by holding down Command + Option + Control + 8. The element was initially designed to help the outwardly impaired.
Speedy tab management
If you have an to many excess of applications running and need to remove of some, hold command and press your tab key to cycle through the applications. Tap Q to stop any of the applications or H to minimize.
Enable All tab controls for Online forms
At the point when filling out order forms online, tabbing through the input boxes regularly skips dropdown menus like the “month” or “year” choices. To permit your PC to tab through them like some other content box, basically open System Preferences => Keyboard => Shortcuts, and after that pick “All Controls” under “Full Keyboard Access.
Spotlight search or fast access to Wikipedia
By just pressing Command + Spacebar, Apple’s Spotlight search is raised, permitting you to effortlessly scan for reports, applications, music, and the web, even Wikipedia. Be that as it may, the genuine mystery is that it also does a fundamental math, so at the moment that you require some multiplication or division done, simply write it in the search bar.
Easily group files into one folder
For those with a jumbled desktop, one little alternate way can make solidifying documents files into one envelope a snap. Just highlight or click on the files that you might want to gathering in one folder, right click, and select “New Folder With Selection.”
Experience Expose in Slow Motion
The simple application selection tool Expose can be controlled to work in moderate movement on the off chance that you have a prior adaptation of OS X. The secret is to simply to hold “Movement” while then pressing your Expose key (more often than not F9, F10, or F11). Use this trick for a less sudden window-exchanging techniques.
Hidden icon in Display
When you save a Word, Pages, or PowerPoint report and also most other files types, a little icon shows up at the highest point of your toolbar, alongside the document name. You can treat this like a typical file icon and drag it wherever you like, which will move the document, as well.
Switch internet tabs without using your mouse
To rapidly switch between tabs in your web browser, just hold down the Command key and press Tab to go through your open browser tabs.
Type an Apple icon in a flash
Have you ever tried to create an apple icon on your mac? You can do so. On any Mac, you can create an Apple icon by holding down Option + Shift + K.
Now check out and have a thrilled experience of using mac than an app development.
This week in iOS news, We saw the arrival of a Lightning cable with Ethernet on the flip side, Office got support for working with iCloud, and Duet Display now does Windows. Let’s discuss those features in brief.
Microsoft published another update to its Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Power-point) for iOS in the App Store on iTunes. Every one of the three applications have been redesigned to form 1.9.2 and clients will get some appealing new highlights.
The updates bring Office abilities that adversary those of Windows to iOS. This makes both gadgets, iPads specifically, far better to take to work.
Until now, With just a Lightning connector iOS devices can’t be used with networks except over Wi-Fi. But now, using modified version of the common USB, Redpark Ethernet Cable which has the normal RJ45 connector at one end of the 7-foot of CAT5e cabling, and an Apple Lighting connector at the other end.
This cable Cable allows plugging iOS devices into Ethernet ports where people don’t have the ability to use a Wi-Fi connection. Unlikely, The cable cannot be used for charging an iPhone or iPad and available at $89 on web.
Duet Display for Windows PC
Duet Display application now allow iPad work as monitor for a Windows PC. Duet Display is a new application that lets users re purpose old and new iOS gadgets including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and transform them into helpful second displays for OS X portable PCs and desktops and its accessible for download at this moment.
iPhone still most favorite and selling a phone in the US. “Apple’s phone expanded its lead in a piece of the pie over Samsung by 1 percent, making it the most prevalent phone in the US. This news was ordered by merchant, so Apple’s news with simply the iPhones is huge since most contenders make bunches of distinctive phones” according to comScore.
These update shows the popularity of iPhone and craziness of iOS app developers who always come up with awesome apps for us and these features will give an amazing experience to their users through a unique iOS app development and implementation.
In earlier days, Amazon has been honoured a patent which lays out itemized plans about its automaton conveyance system including how the unmanned flying machine would correspond with one another and explore the best course all alone – including following a client to ensure they get their deliver. Amazon presented its drone patent in September 2014, however the points of interest are just now being distributed by the US Patent and Trademark Office, after it sanction the ideas.
Amazon drones – Plans & Patent
As per the plan, Amazon’s drones will have the capacity to overhaul their routes continuously. A fake up delivery screen recommends that individuals will have the capacity to browse a mixture of delivery alternatives – from “bring it to me” to assigning their home, work environment or even “my boat” as spots for bundles to be dropped.
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Drone Will Talk to Each-other
Amazon’s delivery drones will have the capacity to find customers taking into account the sign from their cell phone, and have the capacity to talk with different drones about activity and climate conditions. That is as per the simply uncovered patent that gives public the first significant knowledge into the arrangements behind the Amazon Prime Air program.
Variety of Sizes
The drones will arrive in a mixture of sizes relying upon the span of the request: It’s a sure thing to expect that an automaton conveying a solitary Blu-Ray disc won’t be as extensive as one sent to deliver a box of school reading material. Yet, the drones will likewise be furnished with cams and infrared lights that find arrival places and, if all works out as expected, stay far from people and animals.
“it it is resolved that the route way and/or disappointment way meets with a human and/or different animals, streets, walkways, and so on., the route way may be adjusted to maintain a strategic distance from the people, creatures, streets, walkways,” the patent states.
At last, Amazon plans to work in a cut of airspace over 200 ft (61 m) and underneath 500 ft (152 m). where general aviation begins However, A approved patent does not mean all the arrangements laid out in the filing will be finished as portrayed.