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Halloween wallpapers for your delight

Written on October 31st, 2013 | by neluttu

This years Halloween is around the corner and the atmosphere is filled with pumpkins, skeletons, bonfires, horror movies and other scary things spread across the houses, stores and, of course, web sites.

Just the right time to spice up your iDevice with an appropriate Halloween spirit – we have prepared for your delight a pack of high quality Halloween wallpapers. Have fun and Happy Halloween!

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iPhone 5s and 5c to hit new markets in a few hours

Written on October 24th, 2013 | by neluttu

On September 20 this year, Apple launched its new iPhone 5s and 5c in the United States and in ten other major international markets. On October 25 this year Apple will expand the new iPhones market to more that 25 new countries around the world.

One big downside of this expansion – the carriers won’t have enough iPhone 5s’s to fulfill the demand – so if you want one be sure to act fast at your local carrier.

The list of the countries that will get the new iPhones starting 25 this month:

Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Demnark Estonia Finland French West Indies Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Malta Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Reunion Island Romania Russia Slovakia Slovenia South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Thailand

On November 1, both new iPhones will hit Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. Read the rest

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iOS 7.0.3 spotlight can search Wikipedia and Google

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

As a new feature of iOS 7.0.3 Apple has opted to reinsert the Wikipedia and Google search from the Spotlight of your homescreen.

If you already updated to iOS 7.0.3 you can drag down the homescreen to access the spotlight and start typing a few keywords. You’ll see two new options there – Search Wikipedia and Search Google.

It’s a useful option for those of us who use frequently the spotlight to search for stuff offline and online. Read the rest

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iOS 7.0.3 released – here’s what’s new

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

Without saying anything, Apple has released a new version of iOS – 7.0.3 – an update that brings some improvements alongside the re-added support for iCloud Keychain. iMessage, iPhone 5s sensor calibration issues and many more bugs have been fixed by Apple in this release.

Also, iOS 7.0.3 contains a more effective “reduce motion” setting than previous versions. You can find this setting under Settings > General > Accessibility. You can download this update over the air by accessing the Settings > General > Software update menu. Read the rest

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Quick round up of today’s Apple event

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

If you missed Apple’s livestream from Yerba Buena today, here’s a quick round up of what they have introduced to the world:

– 9 million iPhones were sold in the first weekend.

– 64% of iDevices are now running iOS 7

– Craig Federighi presented the new OS X – Mavericks – faster, more optimized and stable, and guess what, it’s completly FREE from now on and available today!

– New 13″ and 15″ MacBook Pros with Retina Display – starting from $ 1,999 – available today! Read the rest

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Watch live the Apple event starting at 10:00 a.m. Pacifit time

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

Apple has updated its website’s front page with a big banner asking us to watch streaming video from this special event and learn more about their exciting announcements. You can watch this event from any iOS device you have. Don’t forget, it will start at 10:00 a.m. Pacifit time, and as we said before, Apple has alot left to cover.

Probably you’ll be able to watch the live stream from Safari on your Mac or PC also by following this link. Read the rest

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How to identify counterfeit and imitation Lightning connector accessories

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

You may have heard that Apple recommends using only accessories that are certified by Apple and come with the “Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad” logo. Through this page, the fruit company shows you how to identify counterfeit or imitation lightning accessories.

Some companies manufacture accessories that are similar to Apple lightning cables and connectors, but are not certified by Apple and they can cause issues when used with your favourite iDevice. Some of these issues might be:

– Device damage – your iDevice might get really damaged by using a conterfeit lightning connector / cable
– Syncing issues – you might losed data while syncing your device to your Mac / PC
– Cable damage – in some cases, some cables will deteriorate fast
– Charging issues – your iDevice won’t fully charge its battery
– Cable doesn’t fit properly
– Connector end falling off
– Excessive heat in the connector

Cables and accessories manufactured by Apple have a Lightning connector and other unique features that distinguish them from cables and accessories not manufactured by Apple. Read the rest

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Coolest iWatch concept on the web, must see – high res photo

Written on October 21st, 2013 | by neluttu

I gotta say that this concept really cought my eye! Designer Thomas Bogner was thinking what functions he would love to see in a so called “smartwatch” and this is the outcome of his imagination.

From all concepts I saw on the web since the rumors about the iWatch started, I have to admit that this Nike Fuelband concept really is something worthwhile! The Nike design plus the iOS ecosystem is a winner for me.

But let’s get a bit real here, although it’s a great execution, all of this would be displayed vertically while on your wrist and that’s a bit unconfortable… Read the rest

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This got me thinking – a FaceTime ready AppleTV

Written on October 18th, 2013 | by neluttu

For a while now I have been thinking about this FaceTime enabled AppleTV and I’d really like the new generation or any future generations of the AppleTV to be FaceTime ready.

Picture yourself sitting in your living room in front of your TV and receiving a FaceTime call – directly on the TV. I know you can mirror any FaceTime call directly on your TV but you’ll have to hold on to your iPad or iPhone during the whole call.

On a larger scale, think about how cool it would be to make a conference FaceTime call through an AppleTV. Read the rest

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Charging your iDevices – Zaryadkus wall USB socket concept

Written on October 17th, 2013 | by neluttu

I have been searching the web for this gadget for a long time now, and all I could find was this USB wall socket concept. Being able to connect my iPhone’s data cable directly in a wall socket could be very useful in an office or even a home.

The guys from artlebedev.com have elaborated a great usb wall socket concept named Zaryadkus that I would like to have.

Zaryadkus is a wall outlet with four USB ports. It’s connected to your home or office electrical network, allowing you to charge phones, tablets, and other gadgets directly from a  wall socket. Read the rest

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