Apple has just sent out the invitation for its next big event to unveil iPhone 7. Everyone was waiting for this moment. Rumors and rumors were spreading all around the web when it was going to happen. Finally, it is on September 7th.
Virtual is a new tool based on virtualization and emulation which would allow the developers to test their iOS and android application on cloud based browser without involving any physical device. This new concept could change the whole procedure of app testing in near future.
“The idea was to move away from emulation and go to full-blown virtualization,” Wade says. Virtual allows a user to purchase a license to run a certain amount of iOS or Android devices with as close to real hardware capabilities as possible. Wade claims that Virtual has managed to virtualize the ARM core and emulate peripherals that allow it to double as almost any Apple TV, iPad or iPhone.
Amazon has finally announced its own smartphone named “Fire Phone”. The specifications of Fire Phone make this phone not less than the most popular ones like iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S5. It is loaded with some new features which are still not present in any other phone and these features are specifically designed to work with other Amazon services.
Apple has just announced the new version of Mac OS X. We will discuss the complete features in details later. But there is totally new look given to OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Safari is changed and mail app is refined. There is also new notification center and sidebar in it. We will cover the details soon.
We already knew that Foursquare Lab. Inc was working on a new app that would contains the features of their existing app along with more features. Finally the app, Swarm, is now released in both android and iOS stores.
Xiaomi CEO has finally announced the first tab named MiPad running on Android 4.4. The company set up the unveiling ceremony in Beijing. The exact date of its availability for global market was, though, not announced, but its early testing would be started in China next month. The initial market might be the asian countries but this time Xiaomi also wants to grab a share of tablets market from western countries.
SSL bug is very serious security threat in which a third party may attack in the middle of secure connection without a warning on the client side. Yesterday Apple released new iOS versions iOS 7.0.6 and iOS 6.1.6 to fix this security flaw in the SSL handling code inside the security framework. Though it is always recommended to upgrade to the latest version especially when there is already jailbreak available for the that, but if you don’t have time now to go through all the upgrading steps, here is a simple tweak which gives the patch on iOS 7.0.5, iOS 7 and iOS 6 devices including the latest 64 bit devices.
Extracted from the confidential slides sent to few developers in an email related to upcoming features of Windows Phone 8.1, here is the screenshot of Action Center, also known as Notification Center in other operating systems like android and iOS. Honestly, the first look at the image reminds me the Notification Center of an android phone.
We had already few reports that Mozilla is performing beta testing of a new launcher for android devices. But today, at the InContext Conference, they leaked the first screenshot of Firefox Launcher. As the app is still under development stage, so it is still not available in the Play store but its release might be expected in the next few weeks.
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.