Do you have videos on your phone that you want to share with friends? Memories you’ve been meaning to transfer to your computer for safekeeping? Or maybe you’d just like a little more free space on your device. With RealPlayer Cloud‘s newly launched apps for Mac and iOS, you can store and transfer your videos across
Apple released iOS 7.0.6 to patch a vulnerability, which if unpatched could allow attackers to capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS. However, quite a few users have reported that the upgrade didn’t go as planned and their iDevices have been bricked after the update or during the update process. Users have flocked
Once the king of mobile gaming, over the past few years, Nintendo has found itself caught flatfooted by the rise of smartphones. Although the company’s 3DS portable game console. can’t be said to be a total flop, it’s certainly not selling in gangbuster
Apple’s much anticipated new high-end Mac Pro desktop, in a completely new and unique cylindrical design completely manufactured in America, will become available to order starting Thursday (19th December) at an entry price of $2,999. Apple announced availability of the new Mac Pro on Wednesday, boasting
Apple will be commencing its annual iTunes Connect shutdown on Saturday, December 21st this year. The shutdown will run until Friday, December 27th. During this time developers will not be able to submit app updates or price changes in the iOS and Mac App Stores. Apple announced the dates for this year’s holiday shutdown in
Do you have videos on your phone that you want to share with friends? Memories you’ve been meaning to transfer to your computer for safekeeping? Or maybe you’d just like a little more free space on your device.
With RealPlayer Cloud‘s newly launched apps for Mac and iOS, you can store and transfer your videos across all your devices via the cloud. All you have to do is open the app and let it find your videos, then choose to upload some or all of them.
The easiest video-sharing app, now on the easiest-to-use platform
Over the last year, RealPlayer Cloud has become one of the most popular apps for moving, storing and sharing videos for Windows users. Now, to celebrate the service’s first birthday, RealPlayer Cloud is coming to the Mac.
This is more than just a port — the Mac app is built from the ground up specifically for OS X. It integrates easily with your iPhone and iPad, and also any other platforms you happen to own.
With RealPlayer Cloud, you can watch videos stored locally on your Mac, in your personal cloud or on any RealPlayer Cloud-enabled device.
Keeping memories safe
To upload a video into the cloud, the app will automatically scour your hard drive. Or simply find the video on your Mac and drop it into the app. After uploading, your video will be ready to share with anyone or to watch anywhere.
Sharing the love
To share videos stored on your Mac or in the cloud, just select the video and click “share.” Then, you can send your video (regardless of file size) by email, copy a link to the video for texting, or just post it on Facebook or Twitter. The person you send it to doesn’t even have to have the app, so anyone will be able to view it. At a friend’s house and want to watch videos? Simply login to RealPlayer Cloud with your account and access videos stored in your personal cloud.
Making videos mobile
To transfer videos between devices, open RealPlayer Cloud on the device the video is stored upon. Then select your video on your phone or tablet, tap “Send to,” select which device on your network you want to share with, and the video will be sent across. Forget getting out the USB cable! It’s super-easy, and RealPlayer Cloud’s special SurePlay technology automatically formats the video for any OS and screen size.
Enjoying the big screen
You don’t have to pass the phone around or cram everyone in front of your MacBook anymore! If you have Roku, Chromecast, Xbox One or Amazon Fire TV, you can use RealPlayer Cloud to wirelessly stream videos from your Mac to your TV screen for family-size viewing.
Create a free RealPlayer Cloud account and get 2GB of free cloud storage space for your videos here. Also, for a limited time, RealPlayer Cloud is celebrating its one-year birthday by offering 365GB of cloud storage for the price of 25GB at just $4.99 per month, which is all the space you’ll need to store your HD videos!
According to a post on popular tech forum bbs.feng.com, a Chinese user with the handle xyqo58775 has figured out a way to install Windows 98 on his iPhone 6 Plus, and the most interesting thing is that he seems to have managed to do it without jailbreaking his device.
It is not the first time someone has ported Windows on an iPhone. Back in 2009, some Russian hackers had managed to port Windows 95 on the iPhone 3G. However, it is the first time someone has managed to get it working on an iPhone 6 Plus, and without jailbreaking. The developer claims that he has managed to get Windows 98 running on his iPhone 6 Plus using iDos app (App Store link), an emulator that allows you to play dos games on your iPhone or iPad, and by making some modifications.
xyqo58775 also makes it clear that he is “not a big God” and has only used the existing resources and tools available out there to get Windows 98 up and running on his iPhone 6 Plus. He also states that while installing Windows XP is theoretically possible on the iPhone, the installation process will automatically exit after a certain point and there is no solution to bypass the problem for now. He plans to get Windows XP running on iPhone 6 Plus whenever he gets time.
If you know Chinese, you can find the full steps to install Windows 98 on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus here. If not, I’d recommend you to wait until someone translates the guide in English since Google Translate does not particularly do a good job.
While there is no real world use of it, it’s cool in a wierd way to see Windows 98 running on the iPhone 6 Plus (little less weird than it running on the tiny iPhone 3G).
Microsoft unveils new iOS-compatible fitness tracker, Microsoft Band
Microsoft today(30/10/14) entered the fitness tracker market with its new Microsoft Band wearable device to compete with new offerings from Fitbit and Apple’s upcoming Watch device. The Band’s biggest feature is its cross-compatibility, supporting iOS, Android and Windows Phone. It also moves beyond a fitness tracker and inches into the smartwatch category with support for notifications and other smartphone-connected features.
The Microsoft Band includes a variety of different sensors to measure heart rate, sleep, UV exposure and physical activity. The device also connects to a compatible smartphone, allowing users to receive text messages, incoming call alerts and other notifications without having to look at their phone. Cortana voice assistant control is built into the device, but that feature is available only to Windows Phone owners.
The news was shared by Microsoft on Friday alongside a new update for the existing Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 customers. The new Outlook for Mac delivers improved performance and reliability, along with a new look that aims for consistency between other versions of Outlook available on the Web, Windows PCs, and the Outlook Web App for iPad, iPhone and Android devices.
In addition, Microsoft revealed its roadmap for the next version of Office for Mac, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote for OS X. The announcement should help temper some expectations following a leak earlier this week that wrongly suggested the next Office for Mac could debut in the first quarter of 2015.
Instead, Microsoft is planning to release a public beta of the next version of Office for Mac in the first half of 2015. The final release is scheduled to become available in the second half of the year.
Office 365 subscribers, both commercial and consumer, will get the next version of Office for Mac at no additional cost. Perpetual licenses of Office for Mac will also be available upon release.
“We’re confident that you will like what you see in the new Outlook for Mac today, and in the Office for Mac in the coming months,” the company said in an official blog post.
The leak from earlier this week suggested that the next version of Office for Mac will receive a redesign intended to take advantage of high-resolution Retina displays on Apple hardware. The suite is also rumored to receive feature parity with its Windows counterparts, including easier sharing of files between platforms.
Next year’s update for Office for Mac would be the first significant upgrade for the productivity software since 2010.
Apple is researching new methods of securing data on your iPhone by sending an alert to another device or locking it altogether to protect against theft should it detect a pattern of unusual behavior.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office today published an Apple patent for “Generating notifications based on user behavior”.
The document outlines a method by which an iPhone could automatically lock itself or set off an alert in case it detects unusual changes in user behavior. Read on for more…
According to the patent abstract, Apple’s invention would verify current user patterns against the behavior-data patterns generated from previously-received behavior data of an original user.
Behavior data cited in the document include motion sensor data, gestural patterns and even stuff like grammar and vocabulary and keyboard orientation preferences. Your iPhone would harvest all this data over time in order to gradually build a profile of who you are as a mobile device user.
AppleInsider: sheds more light:
For example, an iPhone’s accelerometer generates data about a user’s gait, then compares that information with data stored either onboard or on a remote server. Analysis may also take place offsite on a pattern learning server.
Should it determine that a current user is potentially different from the original user based on the comparison of the behavior data with the historical patterns, the device would lock itself immediately until the current user is verified as the original user.
This would be accomplished by asking the current user to either enter their iTunes password or renew their Touch ID verification in order to confirm their identity.
TechCrunch digs deeper:
The patent also shows how it could tell a care worker when an elderly device owner starts exhibiting unusual behavior or stops using their device.
The system could also theoretically integrate with Apple’s existing anti-theft software features, allowing users to remotely wipe or lock a device that has been found to have been operated by someone other than its owners.
As an added layer of security, the invention could send a network command alerting the original owner that their phone may have been compromised, presumably through the Find My iPhone service.
The server can send alerts to another mobile phone owned by a different party. The invention was originally filed last January and credits Apple employees Gregory T. Lydon and Sylvain Rene Yves as its inventors.
Following Google’s announcement of Android Auto, Apple has added nine more car makers that will support CarPlay in future models of their vehicles.Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Mazda and Ram have all been added to the list of partners, which now totals 29.
Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo will have CarPlay available for certain vehicles by the end of 2014. The rest of the partners have more vaguely committed to CarPlay for “future models.” Audi recently clarified that it will bring CarPlay-equipped models to Europe in 2015 and the states in 2016.
Using voice commands and a large touchscreen, CarPlay allows you to interact with apps like Music, Maps, Messages and Mail in an interface designed to keep your eyes on the road. Automakers like Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari have already shown off CarPlay in their newest vehicles.
CarPlay is also planned for aftermarket systems from companies like Pioneer and Alpine. Pioneer has said that CarPlay will be available via a firmware update for five of its in-dash receivers by “early summer” 2014. Alpine’s CarPlay-compatible system will be available later this year. The iPhone 5 and above can connect to CarPlay via Bluetooth LE.
As part of the Open Automotive Alliance, Google has 40 partners on board to support Android Auto, as well as aftermarket players like Pioneer. Many of those 40 partners will also offer CarPlay, like Volvo and Hyundai.
Talk about quick off the mark! iOS 7.1.2 may have only just been released, but the Pangu jailbreak (which offers an untethered solution for iOS 7.1.x-powered Apple devices) is already compatible with the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system.This means that it is safe for jailbreakers to update to the latest version of iOS, before re-jailbreaking their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with the same Pangu method.
Released yesterday, iOS 7.1.2 adds improvements to the iOS Mail application and iBeacon. Pangu launched towards the end of June — initially only for Windows users, but arriving on the Mac not long after. Users can download iOS 7.1.2 over-the-air (OTA) from Apple, while Pangu can be downloaded free of charge from the link below.
Apple today released iOS 7.1.2, the second minor update to iOS 7.1. The list of changes is short and focused mainly on minor bugs—it “improves iBeacon connectivity and stability,” patches a security hole whereby at-rest e-mail attachments could be accessed by an attacker if he or she had physical access to your phone, and fixes a problem with data transfers from accessories “including barcode scanners.”
The e-mail attachment bug is probably the most important thing addressed by the update—it was reported widely back in April when Andreas Kurtz wrote about it on his blog. Kurtz was able to access e-mail attachments using standard tools on several different iOS devices running versions 7.1.1 and 7.0.4.
As part of the iBeacon update, iOS 7.1.2 also re-enables Bluetooth on iOS devices if you’ve disabled it, which we verified on an iPhone 5S by disabling Bluetooth before installing the update.
iOS 7.1.2 applies to every device supported by iOS 7.1: the iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5C, and 5S; the iPad 2, both Retina iPads, both iPad minis, and the iPad Air; and the fifth-generation iPod touch. It can be downloaded over the air or through iTunes.
The devices compatible with Pangu are as follows:
- iPad Air
- iPad mini Retina
- iPad mini
- iPad 4, 3, 2
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 4s
- iPhone 4
- iPod Touch 5
Step 1: Download PanGu jailbreak for Windows.
Step 2: Launch the tool with your iOS device connected to your PC, and uncheck the box as highlighted in the screenshot below, otherwise it will install a Chinese piracy app Store.
Now click on the black “????” button to begin the jailbreak process, after which you’ll be prompted to change the date and time on your iOS device.
Step 3: On your iOS device, navigate to Settings > General > Data and Time, and turn off Set Automatically. Set the date on the device to ‘02 June 2014’. Set the time to 20:30 (that’s 08:30 pm for those who aren’t using the 24-hour clock on their iOS device).
Step 4: You’ll now see a new icon on your home screen called ‘Pangu’. Tap on it, and then wait a little, after a few moments you’ll be jailbroken with Cydia installed.