3 Things You Need To Know About iOs 10

iOs 10 has just been released in unfinished Beta form and for anyone who wants to get a look at the newest operating system from Apple, packed with new features and doodads for the discerning iFiend, here’s a few highlights to expect from the latest iteration of Apple’s flagship system.

It’s Out Right Now

Though still in Beta – meaning it’s unfinished and no doubt filled with bugs and ticks that will eventually be farmed out for its official release – iOs 10 is out right now, and available for anyone who wants to get hands-on before the mass dissemination of it to all iPhones and iPads later this year. All you need to do is go to www.beta.apple.com on the device of your choice and follow its commands to get started. The Irish Times gave a handy, in-depth guide here if you want to follow step-by-step.

It Adds A Lot of Polish

Most of the grunt work of these updates is in refining and finessing features and elements within the software that are already firm favourites, and ironing out bugs that have not proven as popular with users. Certain things like removing the slide to lock function, and allowing you to raise your phone in order to wake it appear minor, but have dramatic effects for functions you may use dozens or hundreds of times a day.

It Also Boasts Some Completely New Features

As well as such minor additions, there are one or two more major re-jigs, such as opening up Siri to third-party developers and greater use of 3D touch for home screen navigation and the incorporation of Deep Learning for greater accuracy and memory of your device. Facial recognition and geographical mapping will also be added to your photo library, allowing you to see where photos were taken, as well as automatically detect who’s in them. For a full rundown of features, see TechRadar’s digest below.

Total
0
Shares
Related Posts
Read More

Does Blackberry’s open letter have a return address?

Tomorrow, Blackberry will release a letter to media outletss worldwide. When I got news of this tonight, I stumbled mentally for a moment. I thought it reminiscent of the "There is life after Apple" Chiat/Day letter from Steve Jobs in the Wall Street Journal 25 years ago. For a minute I allowed techno-romance to gnaw at me, but only for a minute. Tomorrow's open missal from Blackberry reminds me more of a fake letter that appeared in Chinese newspaper, The Southern Metropolis Daily a couple of months ago, and then found it's way around China via the micro-blogging Weibo.
Read More

Mavshack VOD teams up with myPhone in Philippines

Mavshack.com, the video on-demand streaming company has agreed a partnership with MyPhone, the leading distributor of phones in the Philippines. Mavshack is a leader  in streaming local content to global populations and Mavshack Philippines is the first of several content channels being delivered worldwide.  Mavshack operate a multi-platform service similar to Netflix in the Philippines, costing around 210 Philippine Pesos, the equivalent of five dollars per month.
Read More

NASA Game Changing 3D Printing success really matters

Last night I tweeted a link to the Press Release from NASA regarding their success with  testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing, or as we say these days,  3D printing. What surprised me was the reaction I got via re-Tweets, messages and people just saying 'wow!'. I think what caught people's attention was the potential highlighted by the success in NASA's test, the potential for manufacturing and for business.
Read More

Social Media: quality always tops quantity

In recent years I have had the privilege to speak at a number of different events on Social Media. Typically the area of greatest interest has always been Facebook. The same question always pops up during the Q&A part - “I don’t have a budget for Facebook, how do I get to 100,000 fans?” To be fair, there is not one answer to this question for every industry but I will try to give you an answer that should set you on the right path.
newsletter-subscription

Subscribe for the free weekly newsletter with the latest reviews and any current offers.