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Posted On February 22, 2014By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Concept: iOS 8 – Mission Control

Check out this stunning iOS 8 Mission control concept by designer Bill Labus. “I find double-clicking the home button to be irritating- there’s a noticeable delay between the second click and the multitasking view appearing, and in my haste I often accidentally triple-click the home button, forcing me to wait while the OS bounces into, and back out of, multitasking,”  Bill Labus  writes on Dribbble. “Control Center’s bottom edge gesture is far faster and easier to perform, however as I said I do use Control Center frequently as well, so I wouldn’t necessarily want toRead More
Here’s Why iOS Doesn’t Have A File System And Probably Never Will One of the most requested feature in iOS is a file management system. I would say this is right up there with the request for “better sharing between apps.” However, the lack of a file management system in iOS is attributed to the fact that Steve Jobs doesn’t think you need one: Here is Steve Jobs expressing his views on file system management at AllThingsD D5 conference in 2007(mark 37:50 in the video): So there you have it.Read More
Microsoft believes that the future of personal computing lies in the convergence of the traditional PC interface with their modern Windows Phone operating system. Apple on the other hand, view this as a non-sensical idea. Writing for Tech.pinions, John Kirk provides a compelling argument as why he believes Apple’s approach will win. Firstly, Kirk rubbished the notation that converging the two operating systems is pretty straight forward: I agree with John Kirk’s point to a large extent. We’ve been using mice and keyboards as the main inputs on desktop computerRead More
OS X Mavericks
Since installing OS X Mavericks beta on my MacBook Air, I’ve had numerous issues with the new softwares. The most frustrating was that the App Store, Mail, Preview and a few other apps won’t open, and if by some miracle the app did open, it will crash soon after. As a result I was very hesitant in installing OS X Mavericks on my main computer – iMac. Until now. This weekend I’ve stumbled across this solution to stop App Store, Mail, Preview and other apps from crashing in OS XRead More

Posted On December 13, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

OS X Concept Inspired By iOS 7

Jony Ive and co has radically change the appearance of iOS in the latest iteration. Many folks felt the changes were great while others believe it wasn’t as intuitive as previous generation. But Andrew Ambrosino loves iOS 7 so much, he created an OS X concept inspired by the design of by iOS 7.Read More

Posted On August 31, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Awesome iWatch Concept By Martin Hajek

Renowned designer Martin Hajek has done it again with his Awesome iWatch Concept. In Martin Hajek concept, the iWatch sports a stylist leather wristband, which comes in Black and Brown. Apple logos are placed on the underside and the wristbands of the watches. Unfortunately, Hajek did not indicate what OS the concept will use. However, one can assume it’s iOS 6 based on the design of the clock.   Checkout Martin Hajek creation here. SourceRead More
  Credit: Neowin According to a new report from Neowin, HTC is looking to bring Windows Phone 8 software to a variant of the HTC One  according to information from sources. The blog is reporting that the device will feature a  4 – 5 inch display, mostly metal body, Beats Audio, and the GDR3 update for Windows Phone. “The phone is expected to be announced in the fall and arrive sometime later in the year,” Brad Sams writes for Neowin. “It is believed, but not confirmed, that the phone will use HTC’s UltraPixelRead More

Posted On June 9, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Dekko’s Real-World Operating System for Wearable

Crunchbase has published a profile of Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup, which launched its first racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops. The game was built using Dekko its recently launched next-generation real-world operating system for the wearable computing generation. According to the press release at the time: Dekko’s real-world OS will give developers a platform to build apps that merge mobile technology with the real world in unprecedented ways. Using mobile device cameras, Dekko builds digital grids over physical objects with 3D mapping. This technology allows mobile devicesRead More
According to a new report from the market intelligence firm ABI Research, Tizen is tipped to become the fifth largest mobile OS. “Tizen’s strong backing from Intel and Samsung will enable it to quickly outpace its other Linux mobile OS challengers,” says senior analyst Joshua Flood. “Additionally, other segments of the mobile ecosystem are keen for a new mobile OS to usurp Apple and Google’s dominance in the market. Mobile network operators, particularly in Asia, have been looking for other options. Apple’s refusal to modify its OS for operators toRead More
At an economic summit in Tokyo on Tuesday, Android founder – Andy Rubin told the audience that Android was created for a PC connected “Smart Camera” platform.  However, due to the rapid growth of smartphones, Android was transformed into a mobile operating system. “The same platform, the same operating system we built for cameras, that became Android for cellphones,” said Andy Rubin. He explained that the idea behind the original operating system  was to create a camera platform with a cloud portion for storing photos online. Google  acquired Android in August 2005,Read More
Sony to launch Firefox OS smartphone based on the Xperia E in India The Mobile Indian (via Ibnlive) is reporting that Sony is set to launch new handsets in India running Mozilla’s Firefox operating system in India soon. “We are already in the process of working on a handset with the Firefox operating system for the Indian market. It will have applications and tweaks to suit the market here.” according to a Sony insider who doesn’t want to be named for obvious reasons. At Mobile World Congress 2013, Mozilla announced itsRead More
    According to a report from Yomiuri Online, NTT DOCOMO – Japan’s premier provider of leading-edge mobile voice, data and multimedia services, is working with Samsung to develop a new mobile operating system – Tizen. The two companies are likely to release Taizen, in 2013, with NTT DoCoMo releasing the device in Japan. The phone may also be released at around the same time in other countries, according to the report. ComputerworldUK reported that Tizen has been in development since the start of 2012, backed by two major hardware technology companies – Intel and SamsungRead More