The Worlds most popular VoIP app has seemingly frustrated the Mac users, including lot of technologically savvy individuals within these very walls. Already the comparison done by many websites about the old vs. new has emerged ignore the code. The Skype for Mac looks a heck a lot of like Windows build, but the User Interface engineers made lowered the standard of the OS X version rather than dragging the Windows variant up. What makes the new edition so difficult to swallow is just how ideal the prior model was. Its now core to spot contacts, initiate chats and handle the most basic of tasks that Skype should handle. So, you are the one to decide that the Skype is heading in wrong direction or should the collective world just get a grip?
The cat and mouse game between Apple and the hackers, took a new turn. In just just three days after the release of Apple iOS 4.3.1 update, a jailbreak has been released. New sn0wbreeze 2.4 beta 1 by iH8sn0w allows jailbreaking iOS devices running iOS 4.3.1. Still there is no unlock for the latest baseband in that stock update .Do note that the sn0wbreeze tool is meant only for Windows based users. Latest PwnageTool 2.0.1 will let Mac users create custom firmware bundle to jailbreak their devices.
iPad2 released yesterday, getting some Wi-Fi connection issues, all told about something will never change like iPad2 and Wi-Fi and connection issues. If you recall something about Apples release of iPad also got the same issue, that time Cupertino actually promised of fixing things at time. Eventually the patch was indeed rolled out, but when we heard iOS 4.2 was being pushed a bit due to the more Wi-Fi issues. Now that the iPad2 has made its way into the publics hands, we are starting to see a growing cadre of customers raising the similar issues. The Apples official forum had the 10+ page over thread about the issues in the iPad2 Wi-Fi. Have you noticed any internet quirks with your new iPad? Or these people are just using a worst router?
We all know Apple and Steve Jobs don’t like when you use Bluetooth in iDevices for anything except connecting peripherals. So those who want to use their bluetooth for file transfer would either jailbreak or use applications like iBluenova. However Apple’s wrath is too big and they usually release patches for these “exploits”. The Celeste application brings the same functionality to jailbroken iPhones, iPads and iPod touch running iOS 4.3.
Too busy parents there is a perfect solution for you to read the bed time stories to your children. The latest iPhone and iPad app can actually read your child a story and even sing them a lullaby even if you are busy at work, reports the Daily mail. The Nursery Rhymes App with Story time, which costs 2.39 pounds, is marketed as a tool parents can use to ensure they never miss bedtime again, no matter where they are. Parents can use a microphone to speak to their child, while the touchscreen on the gadgets can also be used to make the pages move.
BlackBerry said it will match on iPad 2 in terms of pricing of its device PlayBook tablet, said New York Times. The base model of PlayBook is supposed to launch at $49.99 which is as same as iPad 2 16 GB Wi-Fi model. Apple is usually known for charging a premium for its products, hit the proverbial nail on the head when it comes to iPads price. None of the competitors havent come to their prices yet, Motorolas Xoom tablet costs $799 for 32GB 3G model while Apple Sells it for $729 on its 32 GB 3G model of iPad2. With the promise to launch the PlayBook as the same price of iPad2, BlackBerry has not only make the things difficult for iPad but for other tablets too. May the other tablet makers will reconsider their pricing now.
Apple’s iPhone and iPod users reporting on Twitter and Apple’s officials forums that the daylight time and Clock app is been demonstrating all kinds of behavior. Some of the alarms going off early, others late, and some of them working perfectly. Some of them are reporting that the DST adjustments occurred in the places that they don’t recognize DST at all.
Apple has released their iPad2 in March 2, in many countries except India. Now they slashed their prices of original iPad by $100, they announced the price cut officially for US. For India they cut their price by $ 75.6 (Rs. 3,400 approx) and now the Apple iPad 16 GB Wi-Fi models are available at a new MRP Rs.24,500. This is the new announcement from the Apple official website India, Check out for the new price list
On the recently concluded Apple’s iPad 2 launch event, Steve Jobs, despite his health condition, showed up on the stage and announced a variety of new products and good news for Apple users. The full event is now available as video, thanks to Apple; You can view the video here.
With iOS 4.3 beta released sometime ago, Apple has announced the new iOS 4.3 update for all iOS devices, at the Apple iPad 2 launch event. The new iOS update will be released on March 11 for all iOS devices and is expected to bring lot of enhancements, and new features including improved Safari performance, improved AirPlay, better Home Sharing, Personal Hotspot for iPhone 4.
After all the fanfare and rumours, Apple has finally unveiled its second generation iPad that is thinner, lighter, faster with smart covers.The new iPad 2 boast a hardware specification of 1GHz Apple A5 processor (this is 9 times faster than the first iPad), 9.7 inch Multi-Touch display, WiFi and optional 3G, Bluetooth, Front/Rear cameras with video recording, a digital compass, a gyrometer, an accelerometer and an ambient light sensor.