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Apple iPhone 4S unveiled

iPhone 4S is no doubt faster than iPhone 4! Should you upgrade it or not?

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iPhone 4S was officially revealed on October 4 by Tim Cook. Everybody was expecting an iPhone 5 but instead Apple Inc. startled us by announcing the iPhone 4S.

Apple iPhone 4S releases

iPhone 4S has many advantages over its predecessor iPhone 4. Lets take a look what those advantages are down below.

Looks and display:

iPhone 4S carries the same looks of iPhone 4. You won’t notice any major changes in its design. It has the same size and weight. The display too remains the same i.e. a 3.5 inch 960×640 pixel retina display.

Powerful new camera:

Apple iPhone 4S Camera

Yes, the iPhone 4S does hype-up the camera features and believe me each and every minute detail is captured, so make sure you photoshop your pic if you have tiny pimples on your face. Seriously, iPhone 4S comes with an 8 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash and a CMOS sensor to brighten up your pics. The new sensor allows 73 percent more light and will certainly make your images more lively even in dark light conditions. Also the integration of a new Infra-red filter means your pictures will define more colour. You can now shoot videos in 1080p HD and the built-in image processor just makes face detection a lot more fun!

Fully boosted Processor:

Apple iPhone 4S A5 chip

iPhone 4S runs on Apple’s A5 dual-core 1GHz processor and has a dual-core graphics unit too. And the crunchy part is iPhone 4S comes with Apple’s latest OS i.e. the iOS 5. Many people are excited about iOS 5 and what its new features are and we will soon come up with an article to discuss about the same. By the way Apple says iPhone 4S operates twice as fast and offers graphics seven times faster than the iPhone 4. And you know what i say, i say “Try to beat that, rivals”.

Welcome to Siri (The new voice assistant)

Apple iPhone 4S Siri Voice assistant

Siri is a female voice assistant featured in Apple’s latest smartphone, the iPhone 4S. Consider this feature similar to the Google Voice Search, but a bit more Apple. Just press down your Home button on the iPhone 4S and command Siri to do anything by your voice. Such as you can add new reminders, search for a destination or book tickets anywhere around the world by just speaking to Siri. Isn’t it ubercool? I found this feature very innovative and it performs searches with so much efficiency.

Battery Backup:

Apple claims the phone can offer 8 hours of talktime over 3G, 6 hours of browsing on 3G, 10 hours of video playback and 40 hours of music playback. I think this much battery is more than enough if you are traveling countries (i.e. by plane of course, hehe).

Not a 4G, but definitely a HSDPA

Apple iPhone 4 already offered HSDPA connectivity but iPhone 4S is

just twice the step ahead of it. iPhone 4S now fully supports HSDPA 14.4 which means you get download speeds upto a whopping 14.4Mbps and a 5.8Mbps upload speed. I mean what the hell, that’s brilliant.

Release Date and Price:

As of now, iPhone 4s is available to preorder. However, it is expected to be officially released on October 14 (in U.S. only). iPhone 4S is as usual available in colours of black and white. iPhone 4S 16GB model costs $199, 32GB model costs $299 and 64GB model costs $399.

Why should you buy it?

Apple iPhone 4S looks slick

Personally i think iPhone 4S packs a lot more than what it looks like. The experience of Siri, an improvised camera, high internet speeds where battery backup has not been compromised at all and not to mention the debut of iOS 5, i mean that’s big! My personal opinion is it is a must buy for every Apple boy, not even is it faster than the iPhone 4 but there has been a lot features newly introduced in this smartphone.

So what do you think? Share your thoughts by dropping a comment. Do you think you will buy iPhone 4S or will wait for iPhone 5?

Source: CNET

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Blogger app for iOS devices realeased

Blogger iPhone app now available! Now blog through your Apple device

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Google just released its Blogger app for iOS devices. You can now blog on Google’s Blogger platform through your iPhone and iPod. The app got released just yesterday as stated on Google’s official blog post.

Blogger app for iphone welcome screen

According to Google, you can now create and publish new posts right from the app. You can also edit posts which you created earlier through your computer. The modified part will automatically be synced to all your apple devices and you will always get the latest version of the post when you sign in to your blogger account.

Blogger app for iphone screenshot-1 Blogger app for iphone screenshot-2

Apart from creating and editing posts, the app also gives you the facility to add photos, labels and location information to your posts. Adding photos slightly got easier in the Blogger app for iPhone. You can now capture pics and link them directly to your posts all from within the app. There’s no need to leave the app to capture a pic. You can even attach pics from your gallery.

The app is available to download for Apple iOS devices 3.2 or later at the iTunes official store. If you are an Android-ian then don’t forget to check out the Blogger app for Android devices.

Comment and share your views about the new Blogger app for iPhone! Do you like the app?

via Gizmodo

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Parking Made Easy with Open Spot for Android & TakeMySpot for iPhone

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Here is An Application Which Solves the Hectic Problem of Parking your Vehicles. We all Suffer From One Common Syndrome when we Go Out: “Where do I find Space to Park my Car?”.. Sources Report that in a Busy City of US, it takes around 30 to 40 Minutes to Find an Empty Parking Slot!

In an Effort to Make Things Easy, And to Find the Empty Parking Spots, There is an Application for Both Android and iPhones..

Open Spot

Open Spot is an Application for Android. Open Spot works by letting people who are leaving parking spots share their spots with people who are searching for parking.

Download Open Spot from Android Market

TakeMySpot

TakeMySpot is a Similar App as That of Open Spot.. TakeMySpot is for Iphone and is available in Apple App Store..

TakeMySpot has got Over 10,000 Users in Just 12 Days

Download TakeMySpot App from App Store

We Came Across a Funny and Straigh Comment by One of the TakeMySpot User..

Except you’re letting people know when you’re leaving your car unattended with the exact make/model, they know you have an iPhone which means you have a ton of money, probably a computer and you’re also a dumbass because you leave your car unlocked because you have a stupid app that let’s people know when you’re leaving your valuables unattended.
Great app for finding parking spots though!
To the developers: Keep up the good work!
To the users: I will be monitoring your whereabouts carefully. Take care

PS: Open Spot is Available for US, Canada and Netherlands Only

What do You Think of Applications like Open Spot and TakeMySpot? How Much Productive and Safe are These Apps! Think About Spammers (Griefers) who Could Mark Spots Just-Like-That!

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New iPhone app, Pepsi Loot. Get freebies for an entry in restaurants!

[ad#ankit1]I have some good news for all Pepsi lovers who love to enter any venue which contains Pepsi products that now they can earn rewards in the process thanks to the newly released iPhone app — Pepsi Loot.

Pepsi Loot

This app made with help of Pepsi will allow iPhone users to locate Pop Spots (Pepsi-selling food service venue) in the Base section of the app and can visit the venue to earn rewards. iPhone users can also use a detailed version of map which allows them to filter pop spots or such venues by cuisine type. Users can access a more detailed map that allows them to filter Pop Spots by cuisine type.

Once accumulated enough rewards points they can visit Loot Section to view various goodies available and watch music videos from featured artists. For every three checking or visiting three such pop spots, each consumers will earn a free digital song download at the Pepsi Loot Store.

Some restaurants will offer freebies to Pepsi Loot users or consumers, so consumers and customers checking in a Pop Spots may find that certain venues or pop spots offer free Pepsi with the purchase of an entry. It should be interesting to see how consumers respond to the one-off brand-specific location app.

Pepsi is now also a non-beverage partner of Foursquare. Though the terms are still being worked out, Foursquare’s Tristan Walker tells us that they will be conducting several experiments with retailers to see if they can move more Pepsi products.

He also clarified that Foursquare isn’t involved with the Pepsi Loot app. So any user using this great app can share his /her reviews with us about the application.

Credits: Mashable, Akshay

Links: App Store, Pepsi site India
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Opera Mini hits 1 Million Downloads on its 1st Day on App Store

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Few days back, we have seen Opera mini browser for iPhone / iPod touch. A huge surprise to Opera mini fans, we know that Opera Mini is the world’s most popular browser that brings the Web to nearly any mobile phone.

Adding to it, On its first day on the Apple app store, Opera Mini for iPhone has been downloaded more than one million times. Opera Mini is also currently the number one iPhone application in the 22 featured Apple iTunes App Stores.

According to Apple’s download count, Opera Mini has been added to 1,023,380 Apple devices. Adding to it, Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software says ” Today iPhone users have a choice, and, as the numbers show, they are eager to explore new and faster ways to surf the Web on the iPhone – especially during heavy Web traffic,” and “With any widely available and frequently downloaded Opera product, we are appreciative of all the feedback we are getting, as it helps us to continually improve our product and better meet the needs of our users.”




Opera Mini for iPhone promises some extraordinary features. Read here
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Image credits – mashable

Opera mini browser for iPhone / iPod touch

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Here is a quick update, finally Apple approved the world’s most popular mobile browser Opera Mini for iphone today, You might have knew that Opera submitted Opera mini for iPhone to the App store for approval and for Apple it took 20 days, 08 hours and 31 minutes exactly for approving.

You know Opera mini is lightning fast and easy to use. Opera mini is a breeze to use and you can easy sync data between your phone and computer.

Some of the Interesting highlights of Opera Mini for iPhone -

1. All the pages a user browses in Opera Mini are relayed through Opera’s servers, which are compressed and served. So it increases your browsing speed.

2. Opera Mini claims page loading speeds up to six times faster than Apple’s Mobile Safari when using a mobile 3G network.

3. You can also see some more features like tabbed browsing, restoring the session, visual speed dial etc.

Opera Mini for iPhone / iPod Touch – Link

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Best Twitter App for the iPhone Goes Free – Tweetie

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Today morning, I Just went through the twitter blog and found that, Twitter acquired Tweetie. Tweetie is a popular twitter client for iPhone and iPod Touch. The Company who owns Tweetie got an agreement with Twitter and now they’re recreating Tweetie and naming it ” Twitter or iPhone ” and making it free!

Tweetie which currently costs $2.99 will be renamed “Twitter for iPhone” and be made free in the next few weeks. Here Twitter CEO Evan Williams explains

” We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve entered into an agreement with Atebits (aka Loren Brichter) to acquire Tweetie, a leading iPhone Twitter client. Tweetie will be renamed Twitter for iPhone and made free (currently $2.99) in the iTunes AppStore in the coming weeks. Loren will become a key member of our mobile team that is already having huge impact with device makers and service providers around the world. ”

So, now Tweetie has become the official Twitter client for iPhone and the happy news is they have hired Atebits to keep working on the application.

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iPhone’s Tiger Text Application gives Privacy Rights back to Sender

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This is a Guest Article by Brandon Gerson from NYC

With the recent launch of the Tiger Text Application for the iPhone (Blackberry and Droid soon to follow), texters can now rest assured that their text messages will only be read by intended parties. This new app allows the text message’s sender to give the message a lifespan, ranging from one minute, to multiple days. After the recipient opens the message, a timer begins a countdown, deleting the message from both parties’ phones and the server upon expiration. Like a modern day Mission Impossible, the messages self destruct, and cease to exist in a matter of moments, keeping the text message confidential.

Most bloggers are relating the application to Tiger Wood’s infidelity. They refer to the scandalous text messages he sent his mistresses, and claim that this product would have saved his tail. Ironically, this app would have prevented his messages from leaking to his wife or the press, but the application is named after the animals which are notoriously difficult to track. As convenient as this app may be for cheaters, Tiger Text keeps all of the text messages sent between users private, regardless of their motive.

I cannot recall a time when I have sent a text message that I wanted retransmitted…but it happens. Whether it is a business idea, a drunken text, spreading gossip, or just a friendly chat, I would prefer my point be understood by the recipient, and the message not passed on.

The Internet has created limitless global communication, and with the social media phenomenon and new startups as strong as ever, the ability share information has never been easier.

With privacy rights constantly being challenged by free speech on the Internet, I am glad that there is finally an application that will prevent my text messages from ever going public.

Also check out the new PowWowNow Conference Call iPhone application where you can save on the time, costs and carbon footprint associated with traveling to meetings, and you can connect with colleagues all over the world instantly, which also brings you free mobile conference calling at the touch of a button.

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Adobe Launches Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro for iPhone

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Adobe recently announced the release of their new application which is known as “Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro” for iPhone.

The application will be distributed free. It enables you to enjoy immediate access to meetings anytime, anywhere. You can watch and listen to live presentations including real-time presenter webcam video and screen sharing demonstrations. You can see who is in the meeting at any given time, and collaborate with others using live text chat. VoIP meeting audio will broadcast straight to your device over a WiFi or 3G connection, or the meeting host may give you the option to join a telephone conference call.

FEATURES as posted in Adobe Blog:

Attend Connect Pro Meetings with integrated conference call or Voice over IP audio. Let the meeting call you, and avoid entering cumbersome dialing codes.

  • See who has joined the meeting, and their role (host, presenter, or attendee)

  • View presentations, PDF documents, videos, and screen sharing provided by the meeting organizer. Rotate, pan, and zoom to choose your personal ‘best view’ of shared content

  • View webcamera broadcasts from unlimited live camera feeds provided in the meeting

  • Participate in Chat conversations throughout the meeting.

  • Join meetings attended by users on virtually any computer system: Mac, Windows, Linux, and Solaris. Plus other mobile attendees on iPhone and iPod touch.

Download From Apple Store

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