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Apple Vs Samsung Smartphone War Continues

by Ankit Pandey - on Jul 25th 2012 - No Comments
Apple Vs Samsung

Apple as well as Samsung both have emerged as the market leaders in the market of smartphones all over the world. In fact, people are often confused as to which one out of these is a better option to buy. In the recent days, Samsung and Apple have got involved in the heated fight over the patent infringement. The technology leaders have...

Virgin Mobile Contract- Choose the Best Deal

by Ankit Pandey - on Jul 24th 2012 - No Comments

A lot of good things and a lot of negative things have been said about mobile phone contracts, a lot of which lacked fair critique but had presumptions in abundance. Virgin Mobile services offer will provide you the best mobile phone contract that you can afford at great prices and that you probably will not find with any other company...

Mozilla Releases Test Version of Firefox OS

by Ankit Pandey - on Jul 24th 2012 - No Comments
Firefox OS Featured

Mozilla unleashed its next step towards the development with big OS in the form of beta testing of Firefox OS this week. The operating system has first been made available for the tablets and the phones and is available for testing on OS X Windows as well as Linux machines only, as of now. In his blog post, Tony Chung of Mozilla writes...

Mozilla All Set for Multi Engine Search Results

by Ankit Pandey - on Jun 19th 2012 - No Comments

Mozilla now wants to be the disruptor in browser realm and has thus begun the work on a number of projects in order to regain the biggest share in the market. The plans of the company recently came out in a video where Mozilla says that it has made a team for Product Design and Strategy and that this team will identify the spots where...

Twitter Updates the Android and iPhone applications

by Hamza Tariq - on Apr 27th 2012 - No Comments

The Twitter apps for Android and iPhone have now received the big refresh. This update and refresh now brings a lot of features and facilities for the users. It has been some time now that people were waiting for the update by Twitter. Now the long wait is finished as Twitter declared recently that there will be a number of latest features that will be there in the mobile versions of the micro blogging site.

Updated search

With the updated search feature, it now provides alternative spelling for the search terms. This way, the users can now find what they want with ease. Also, users can find others under Connect tab. Like the social networking site describes, one can start typing the name or the username of person that one is looking forward to search and so the name will be automatically shown up for all those whom you follow.

This is a great update feature that offers the suggested spellings as well as related terms while one searches on the site. So, when carrying out a search, the application autocomplete searches the people.

Then, mainly designed for iPhone, the site has also added the capacity to tap search box in the Discover section and observe the recent queries and the capability to move directly to one’s profile while searching for some username in the Connect tab.

Swipe feature updated

The much required swipe facility is also there with the update that allows one to swipe through tweets to re-tweet, favorite it or reply. One can either tap or swipe and get the extra interactive options. There is no requirement to hop over a person’s timeline to reply to the tweet. Use the swipe feature and enjoy replying, re-tweeting and other options.

Updated Discover option

The Discover tab is also updated now. Much as the Web version, this Discover tab helps the users to know the tweets that people you actually follow have re-tweeted or made the favorite.

Activity updated as well

Also, the Activity stream has been updated. As per the official description, the Activity is the line of updates which highlight Tweets that are re-tweeted and favorite it by people that you follow and the accounts of people that such people add to in their lists or follow. The Activity update allows the users to easily tap the story as they see Tweets regarding some particular trend or article.

Latest updated notification feature

Twitter has in fact added the push notification as well for every type of interaction. This simply means that one does not just get the notifications as someone mentions one or re-tweets the tweets, one even gets notification as someone starts following you.

Great updates for all

It is now believed that Twitter just hopes that the redesigning simplifies the procedure to find some new contact. All this is possible with the latest search and discover updates. Even the notification update allows the users to keep updated about the feeds.

So, the updates made by Twitter for iPhone and Android apps are surely worth noticing and using for one’s benefit. Stay up to date and know what all is there in store for you from Twitter now.  

Siri Can Now Speak Hindi With A Little Help Of New Hack

by Hamza Tariq - on Apr 11th 2012 - 1 Comment

Apple has recently seeded the new iOS 5.1 firmware version in the public, along with the announcement of the iPad 3 in public. The update includes the number of new features, security patches, new challenges for the developers, and a complete new support for the Japanese in Siri for the iPhone 4S users. With the iOS 5.1, Apple’s intelligent virtual assistant learned a new language to speak all over the world with similar ancient users.  But what if Siri doesn’t currently support your language? No problem, there is already a developer out there with having a successful prototype in its hand running with a Hindi language, which is currently not supported by Apple’s official Siri service.

The project is initialized by iOS developer Kunal Kaul, who claims to develop a Siri Project that enables it to speak a Hindi language with the help of its own managed Siri Proxy server. He has demoed a video showing up its iPhone 4S Siri able to speak Hindi with a little help of its own configured Siri Proxy server integrated with Google Translate API, which is capable of translating English into Hindi.

iPhone 4S Siri Speaks Hindi

However, the process of using a proxy server to enhance the Siri’s capabilities has been a pretty popular these days, as a little program and user can easily configure its own proxy server on local network, and with a little how now of programming can enable different things in the Siri, like controlling lights, TV and other appliances. The developer behind the Hindi Speaking project of Siri, Kunal Kaul, has commented that there is still “lots of work to be done” before launching the feature in public.