Parallax is a phenomenon in which an object is viewed from two different angles or two different lines of sight and difference is measured by the angle of inclination. You can read more about parallax effect on Wikipedia. These days smartphones users can also install the wallpapers containing parallax effect. Apple is pioneer in it. They introduced Parallax wallpapers in iOS 7. Later the developers of other operating systems especially those of android OS ported the concept android to develop this type of wallpapers by using different techniques.
Last week I got a notification that there is a new update available for Facebook app on my Samsung Galaxy S3 android smartphone. I usually update the apps from popular developers without reading further reviews and comments. I did the same thing with Facebook. I updated it to the latest version without reading what is changed in the new version and what other people are complaining about it.
Instagram is one of those applications which doesn’t allow you to download the uploaded content on your local storage. There is not any official built-in support for this purpose. Though there are a lot of apps which can do it but mostly they require rooted android phone to work properly. EasyDownloader for Instagram is a new applications available in the Play Store which lets you download the pictures and videos on your phone and that is done without rooting.
As promised back in November, the Taiwanese based HTC company has started rolling out Android 4.4.2 KitKat for HTC One. Initially the update is released for Europe only, and both unlocked and carrier locked devices are included in this stage. Once the release reaches your carrier/region, you’ll see a new system update. But if you have just checked it manually but still couldn’t find it, don’t get irritated as the roll-out is in early phase and it will take time to reach your phone.
If you accept it or not but Apple’s iOS takes your privacy more seriously than Google’s android operating system. I wouldn’t say it’s the fault of Android OS. In fact different phone manufacturers make the changes in the OS to customize according to their own style and needs but often forget some minor details which may become very annoying for some users.
Besides many other features, the one reason I like Mac OS X (Mavericks) more than any other operating system is that it is already configured for many network and server related settings. You have to only toggle few settings to turn on and off the features, like waking up your Mac machine on the LAN/same WiFi is such a breeze in it.
There were rumours about Android 4.4.1 circulating around the web recently, but many were reluctant to believe such rumours. Now it’s time to believe. Google has officially announced a new update which will be released today. The first device which will get it is Nexus 5.
New version CyanogenMod 11, built on the taste of Kitkat, android 4.4, has been released by the team for few Google powered Nexus devices. They did a good work and did it in very short time. Usually we had to wait a little longer to get the new version supporting the latest features from the latest Android version.
There are many applications and methods which allow you to transfer the files between your Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 and android device. But every method has its own pros and cons. Some apps work best when you are sitting in front of your Mac machine like AirDroid, which is a popular web-based utility to transfer the files wirelessly.
As Android 4.4 KitKat release is approaching, more and more leaks and rumours are coming out in the wild. This time the stock phone app and messaging app of the upcoming android version leak.