iWork, iMovie & GarageBand apps now free to all Mac & iOS users

Apple quietly rolled out updated versions of its iWork, iMovie and GarageBand apps on Mac and iOS today, making them free for all customers on both platforms. Many customers already had free copies of these apps, as they came free with new Mac or iOS devices.

The pricing change, however, removes the requirement to have bought new Apple hardware to get the apps for free. This expands the apps’ reach to anyone using Apple devices, even if they never bought new or are using older devices.

The news of the price change was first reported by MacRumors, and we’ve confirmed.

iWork is actually a suite of productivity apps — Numbers, Keynote and Pages — meant to rival Microsoft Office and Google Docs. Meanwhile, GarageBand and iMovie are more consumer-focused tools, for music and video editing.

Prior to the price change, the Mac versions of the iWork apps were $19.99 and the iOS versions were $9.99 apiece for those customers who hadn’t bought a new device in the past few years. iMovie and GarageBand for Mac were $14.99 and $4.99, respectively, and their iOS counterparts were $4.99 on the App Store.

Since late 2013, Apple had been bundling these apps with new iPhones, iPads, iPod touch devices and Macs, or making them free to download.
Below is a list of the now free apps, along with the software version requirements needed to run the latest versions:
  • iWork Mac: macOS 10.12 or later
  • iWork iOS: iOS 10.0 or later
  • iMovie Mac: macOS 10.11.2 or later
  • iMovie iOS: iOS 9.3 or later
  • GarageBand Mac: macOS 10.10 or later
  • GarageBand iOS: iOS 10.2 or later

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Zenfone 3 Zoom: Asus Latest Smartphone

Another Asus smartphone on it Zenfone 3 line.

Zenfone 3 Features

Zenfone 3 Zoom’s Camera Systems

[easyazon_link identifier=”B01I9JRP1A” locale=”US” tag=”geekmommy-20″ popups=”n”]ZenFone 3[/easyazon_link] Zoom sets the new bar for mobile photography, combining two entirely new camera systems.

  • 12 megapixel ƒ/1.7 aperture, wide-angle lens primed to capture everyday scenes, especially in dark environment
    • Perfect for night time shots and low-light environments.
    • You’ll also benefit from both optical and electronic image stabilization (OIS and EIS) technologies for blur-free shots and video every time, a RGB color-correction sensor for true-color photography
    • True 4K UHD video recording
  • 12 megapixel 2.3x optical zoom for high-quality close-ups from farther away
    • Magnification to a 12x view
    • High-quality close-up
    • 59mm focal length lens creates more depth to its background object

Switching between ZenFone 3 Zoom’s dual cameras takes just an instant, and the combination enables an all-new depth-of-field effect — for portraits that look like they were shot by a pro.

Zenfone 3 Zoom’s Power

Fitted a high-capacity 5000mAh battery, it can even charge attached devices as a power bank.

With this vast power resource hidden within [easyazon_link identifier=”B01I9JRP1A” locale=”US” tag=”geekmommy-20″ popups=”n”]ZenFone 3[/easyazon_link] Zoom’s slim 5.5-inch frame, you’ll simply stop worrying about battery life.

Quick Stats:

Battery power – 5000 mAh

Standby – up to 42 days

3G Talk time – up to  48 hours

Wi-fi web browsing – up to 25 hours

4K video  recording – 6.4 hours

Can function as a power bank

Zenfone 3 Quick Specs

  • CPU: Qualcomm S625
  • CPU process: 14nm
  • GPU: Adreno 506
  • Power Efficiency:35%
  • RAM: Up to4GB
  • ROM: Up to128GB
  • Cat 7 LTE: Up to300Mbps
  • DSDS: 4G/3G
  • Fast Charging (10 mins charged): 5 hr talk time
  • USB-C port

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First Braille Smartwatch Enable Blind People Read Messages On Screen

The smart Braille watch, ‘Dot’ is a stylish, wearable device that outputs text in Braille (and its many versions) on the watch-face. It is completely practical and easy-to-use. One prominent difference between an existing smartwatch and ‘Dot’ is within the usage scope: accessing information in Braille rather than in text or graphics. To achieve this, a state-of-the-art, refreshable Braille Display is used. It utilizes cutting-edge, electro-dynamic cells to seamlessly relay information. In such an active era, the device aims to fuel the ones deemed ‘limited’ or ‘immobile’.

The Dot Watch: Smartwatch for the Blind

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The Dot Watch development underwent a metric ton of ideations and formulations that led to the current version (nearly finalized for production). During such planning, it was discussed the possibilities of adding multiple Braille cells to accommodate lengthier contents. However, the visionary concepts entail mobility and functionality in a single, accessible package. In short, the developers don’t expect users to be reading entire volumes of text while using Dot Watch on the move. The belief is aligned with how drivers shouldn’t be operating their smart devices while at the helm of a vehicle. It’s meant to maximize movement while staying connected.

Non-blind People Can Also Use Dot Smartwatch

The point is that the Dot Watch will serve as a medium to promote an eye-free experience to users, whether they be low-sighted or fully-sighted. With the Dot Watch, developers want to see  users navigating, moving confidently while being aware of what sorts of notifications are arriving on their smartphones, to have the users stationary and reading lengthy contents is not our goals with the Dot Watch.

Much like some flagship [easyazon_link identifier=”B01F9PHIM8″ locale=”US” tag=”geekmommy-20″ popups=”n”]smartwatch devices[/easyazon_link]  with large followings, it would be able to display text messages, social media notifications, and other customizable information in Braille. For this, it will have a Dot mobile application where you can pair certain applications with the device. The possibilities are endless.

As it is still a watch at the core, it will naturally display the time, being the first Braille watch ever to display down to the seconds.

More details at https://dotincorp.com/

Samsung’s Latest TV: The Frame

The race for the most innovative and life-changing TV is still strong. At Samsung, aside from function and new innovations, the recently released a lifestyle TV that brings life to otherwise boring TV look. Introducing, The Frame.

Samsung TV The Frame

When not in ordinary TV use (now that televisions are not only for normal TV viewing, they can extraordinary), Samsung’s The Frame TV  can be set to “Art Mode” so that it’ll look like a picture frame hanging on a wall. Yes, instead of fading to black like a normal TV, Samsung’s The Frame TV display transforms into a work of art.

Samsung’s The Frame TV Art Pieces

Samsung’s The Frame TV lets users select custom-designed digital art pieces. It has 10 different categories – including landscape, architecture, wildlife, action, drawing and more – to choose from. More than 100 art pieces are available.  It got several options for art layouts and colors. Also, there are additional accessory options, like Studio Stand (optional) and interchangeable bezels.

What’s more interesting is that Samsung’s The Frame TV can be hung without unsightly wires or cables. Thanks to Samsung’s new Invisible and No Gap Wall-mount. With this, you can hang the TV virtually anywhere and it’ll look good.

According to Samsung, The Frame is going to be available Spring of 2017.

The Age of Smart Contact Lenses

New technology is being created faster and faster these days, one of this technology is the smart contact lenses. The rapid pace of development in the tech sector is changing the world around us in fantastic ways, connecting all aspects of our lives through tiny gadgets. In less than ten years we’ve seen the release of the first smart watch, the iPhone, the first smart TV and internet connected cars among many innovations.

smart contact lens

 

The internet of things, for it has become to be called, is only in its infancy, but tech companies are trying to find new and imaginative ways to integrate the World Wide Web into our lives. Our clothing, think of the self-drying coat and self-tying shoes from Back to the Future 2, our kitchen appliances, refrigerators that tell you what food and when you need to buy it, and even our books, have become internet connected. The newest gizmo in the Internet of things that is soon to be released is the smart contact lens.

Smart Contact Lens Tech Giants

Sony, Samsung, Google and a few lesser known companies have all filed patents in the last couple of years in a race to be the first to bring the lenses to the market for consumer purchase. Each company seems to have focused on a different issue. Each one encompasses a unique feature, such as taking photos, augmented reality or addressing health concerns, while other features are ubiquitous to all the manufacturers’ lenses.

Samsung was given a patent in April 2016 in South Korea for its own smart contact lens. The Samsung lens will take photos and videos just like the Sony lens. However, it will also have imbedded augmented reality. With a built-in display that projects images directly into the wearers’ eye, the Samsung smart contact lenses will have the ability to superimpose computer generated images onto the real world, all while being less visible when worn.

If you are curious what the restaurant across the street serves simply look at the front of the building and the menu will appear across your field of vision. Look down the street to see who has the best gas prices and little speech bubbles will pop out from the curb with the amount per gallon inside. Say you’re on a blind date and want to find out more about the person sitting across from you. You can check their Facebook page without ever having to leave the table or pull out your phone. Imagine having the ability to read a foreign language without ever having taken classes, or being able to navigate a place you’ve never been to effortlessly. The applications for this are endless.

Sony was also recently awarded a patent in April of 2016 for a smart contact lens that will take photos and videos of what the wearer is seeing. The lens can do most of what a camera can do. Just like a camera, it is capable of auto-focus, exposure adjustment, and zooming. The patent lays out the lenses ability to calibrate the camera with a wearer’s blink.

Smart Contact Lens Capabilities

Want to take a photo? Just blink three times really fast. Want to take a video? Just squint really hard for three seconds. The contact also uses an electroluminescence display screen to playback recorded content. You can do all this without ever looking at your smartphone, but just by looking straight ahead. All of the registered content can then be wirelessly transferred to your smart phone or computer for later viewing.

Google’s smart contact lens patent approval arrived a month later than Sony and Samsung in May 2016. Google being Google, though, they are taking the smart contact lens road a little less traveled; the contact lenses will have to be surgically implanted in your head. Google has partnered with Novartis, the parent company of Alcon contact lenses, the company that used to be known as Cibavision, to develop a lens with flexible electronics and sensors thinner than a human hair that will help those suffering from diabetes.

The embedded lenses will read chemicals in the tear fluid to determine if the wearers’ blood sugar levels have fallen to near fatal levels. Upon diagnosing the patient’s glucose condition, the smart contact will then be able to administer the insulin itself if needed. While it may seem a bit intrusive, this would be a great, pain-free alternative for diabetics who prick their fingers daily or who constantly wear a glucose monitor. This is excellent news for diabetics, but Google’s smart lenses could be used by anyone looking to maintain great energy levels or even stick to a healthy diet.

These smart contact lenses would need to be surgically inserted in an in and out eight-minute operation. The result would be immediate vision correction. In addition to overcoming the list of ocular vision ailments, the patient would never have a chance of getting cataracts as the lenses would never wear away and the software could be updated wirelessly as needed. Trials need to be carried out first, but the tech could be ready to go in just a few years.

In the long run, Google is also looking to implement smart contact lens features that would be capable of correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism as well as presbyopia eye conditions. This would make the need for wearing glasses and traditional contact lenses a thing of the past. The patent states that the smart lenses will either be solar powered or be charged by the movements of your eyes. Now that right there is just amazing!

One last company that is on the forefront of the smart contact lens bubble is Ocumetrics. While lesser known than the previous three tech giants, Ocumetrics may be the first company to roll out a smart lens for sale to the public. Designed by Dr. Garth Webb to enhance the vision of those that need it, the Ocumetrics Bionic Lens as they’re calling it, will not only give the user 20/20 vision but could actually enhance that by up to three times – yup that’s right, a zoom lens!

 

This is an amazing time we live in.

MacBook Pro: High Performer Laptop

Mac fans will find MacBook Pro has many new features and improvements that should keep this laptop in high demand for both personal and business use.

macbook pro

Start with the design both inside and out. The Pro has an aluminum body, solid state design, and a Core i7 processor. It is more powerful yet thinner and lighter than its predecessors. Try 17% thinner, a significant difference.

Innovation has always been a hallmark at Apple.

The [easyazon_link identifier=”B01LTHXAO0″ locale=”US” tag=”geekmommy-20″]new MacBook Pro[/easyazon_link] is no different.

Two sizes are available. A smaller 13 inch version weighs in at just three pounds. The 15 inch version weighs just four pounds.

Some fans have been clamoring for a touch screen application from Apple, and the new Pro delivers but in a different way.

Macbook Pro Innovations

Apple has created The Touch Bar. It replaces the function keys that have long occupied the top of the keyboard. This can provide automatic adjustments for system controls like volume and brightness. It provides interactive ways to adjust or browse through content and type with features like emoji and predictive text.

Speed has also been improved. The Macbook Pro is said to deliver graphics at a rate 130% faster than before.

The retina display has become an Apple standard and some new enhancements provide colors even more vibrant than before. Brightness is increased by 67 per cent.

Audio is enhanced with totally redesigned speakers. Apple promises 58% more volume and two and a half times more bass. The Macbook Pro will enable you to mix a track on the fly, edit video on location, and enjoy a movie as you head to your destination.

For the first time Touch ID is available on a Mac. This enables instant access to logins and fast, secure online purchases with Apple Pay.

The MacBook Pro has a better feel. The keyboard is more comfortable and responsive. The Force Touch Trackpad has been enlarged so your fingers have a little more room to work with.

Those needing extensive business applications will find four USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports included on both sized devices.

You will need a new Thunderbolt 3 adapter if you wish to use a hard drive. Once connected, you can integrate data transfer, charging, and video output in a single connector, delivering up to 40 Gbps of throughput for twice the bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2.

The device offers 3.8 GHz with Turbo Boost Processing. Users can expect up to 10 hours of battery life.

And, of course, users will get the MacOS operating system. You can connect with all the Apple apps, iCloud, iPhone 7, Apple Watch and other features.

Prices tend to run to the high-end. They start around $1,500 for the 13 inch model with 256 GB of storage and no Touch Bar or Touch ID. The “Touch” features begin at the mid-level model which runs $1,800. Add more storage to 512 GB and the price hits $2,000.

The 15 inch has similar price elevations. The bare bones model without the Touches runs $2,000. The mid and high-end models with both Touches start at $2,400 for the 256 GB model and hit $2,800 for 512 GBs of storage.

Overall the MacBook Pro has formidable computing power, superb build quality and the long battery life you would expect.

It is an attractive replacement for those seeking a Mac quality high-end desk top in a laptop. Though it comes at a handsome price.

Actual Macbook Pro listed in Amazon

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10 Smart iPhone Tricks

Here are some tips that will help you solve the most iPhone common problems.

smart iphone tricks

The “Home” button doesn’t work anymore!

Try calibrating your “Home” button.

Open an app-doesn’t matter which one- then press the “On/Off” button until the “slide to power off” slider is displayed. Release the “On/Off” button, then press the “Home” button to return to the home screen.

This procedure calibrates the “Home” button. If the problem persists, it could be a hardware issue, resulting from dust inside your phone for example.

How to recover a completely crashed iPhone?

Switch to DFU mode. Connect the iPhone to the computer and start iTunes. Press and hold the main button-Home button-and the “On/Off” button for 10 seconds.

After these 10 seconds, release the “On/Off” button but keep holding the main button until iTunes displays that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. You should then release the main button. To exit DFU mode, disconnect the iPhone and press the “On/Off” button to restart it.

Ever since I installed iOS 5.0.1, my iPhone keeps rebooting, what can I do?

Remove the SIM card from your phone. Activate 3G and Cellular Data and reinsert the SIM card.

My iPhone won’t turn on!

Try resetting it. Press and hold the “On/Off” button and the “Home” button for a few seconds until you see the Apple logo. It could be that your battery is drained. So before that, recharge or connect you iPhone.

I lost all my contacts!

Re-import those who are in the SIM card. Go to: Settings / Mail, Contacts, Calendars / Import SIM Contacts.

I can’t connect to the internet, weird uncontrollable issue!

In iOS4, there are some wifi connectivity problems where certain conditions apply. If, after having tried the solutions put forward in this chapter, you still encounter the issues, you must update the phone. These problems were solved by Apple with the iOS5 update. Updating your system is therefore a more reliable solution.

My iPhone fell into water

First thing you need to do is turn it off. You must then wait until all water has evaporated before turning it back on. Speeding the process up by using a hairdryer is not recommended. You should rather leave your phone in a warm room, with a temperature not exceeding 40 Celsius degrees. After a day or two, you can try turning it back on. If the water in question is pure, the odds of your phone working are higher. An iPhone that falls in seawater is less likely to work again.

My touchscreen is crashing for no reason!

It might be the case that your touchscreen might act out and not let you start apps. This is caused by the proximity sensor. The sensor is malfunctioning, and is wrongly detecting the phone as always being in call mode. You must tap the phone at the top left side of the device. Restart the iPhone and voila!

I lost my apps after an update!

Open iTunes, connect your iPhone, click the “File” menu and transfer your purchases.

What to do when your iPhone screen is blocked?

Some users have their very own solution: “tap 3 fingers on your screen for 2 or 3 consecutive times, but not too hard.”

There you have it, fellas!

What are your iPhone tricks?

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Adroid OS vs iOS vs Symbian: Why Android is Better

From the past few years about 200,000 Android applications have been developed by the developers for the use of the customers to make the Android phones more smart with wider features. Android development has led to the booming of the new applications which the customers can use for their daily purposes helping them from house activities to handling of businesses.

Adroid OS vs iOS vs Symbian: Why Android is Better

The Android application development is the process of creating new applications for the Android OS. Applications are usually developed in the Java making use of Android Software Development Kit.

Google initially helped in the development of the Android and after which it revealed the Open Handset Alliance which was a consortium of about 86 hardware. Since 2010 the Android have become the leading smart-phone platform for the users in comparison to Symbian and IOS.

Andriod is better than iOS and Symbian

Multiple screen keyboards

In Android you can change the screen keyboards the way that is easy and apart from this you can install Gingerbread to Froyo and from Swype to Honeycomb. With one tab you can choose multiple spelling suggestions and deleting a word or adding. While in Symbians and iOS does not come with this customization features of new keyboard installation.

Processor speed

The Android is faster and better than Symbian and iOS because of the processor speed. The Android work on dual core processors which adds a lot of applications with great speed.

Better User Interface

Unlike the iPhone OS, Android user interface has been continuously developing and improving over the years. With Android 4.0, Google has made the user interface much more innovative and elegant. The prime feature of the OS is navigation buttons, which makes it easier for the user to navigate around the phone. Unlike the iPhone with only one navigation button (Home Button), Android phones have back, menu, and multitasking buttons, which provides a better user interface thus making Android more user-friendly.

More applications

The Android is developed by Giant Google which support almost 500000 applications instead Symbian is developed by Nokia, which is embedded with limited applications as it makes them dependent on Nokia. Android gives the experience of Google calendar, Google earth, Google voice, Google translator, Blogger and Chrome. With the increase of the flow of applications in the market, the Android comes with perfect blend of these applications for the convenience of the users. The Symbian and iOS has limited applications confining their use.

Internet Speed

When we compare the default browser of the Android with Symbian and iOS here too Android wins as other browsers come with complicated algorithms which slows the Internet spreed. However, Android browser comes with visual bookmarks, which is handy and easy to use with smooth flow on information.

Greater fan-base

The Android has much more great fan-base, which is integrated with Google services while as Symbian and iOS have not such a larger fan-base.

Change firmware

In Symbian OS, you can never change the firmware, but in Android OS you can change it any time the way you want and easily install the updates which allows you to use more applications.

Live applications and widgets

The Android OS works on Linux which provides large things like virtual memory and power management. The Androids are designed with rich and customizable content which allows the users to go through live application content through interactive widgets. This also helps store more data than Symbians and iOS.

Multi tasking system

The Android applications come with such a framework which provide all key API’s including things like accessing the telephony system, sharing and receiving data as well as notifications. The Symbian and iOS does not provide you the multi-tasking system.

New Platform Developer Kit

The “Platform Developer Kit” is a really smart move by Google considering its large manufacturer and partner base. You don’t often think of hardware as something that can be “opened,” but the ability to institute the very basic aspects of Android with one simple kit will make it much easier for hardware companies to start building on new versions of the platform.

Hence Android development has revolutionized the OS systems and applications by providing more wider features than others which have a limited user applications.

iPhone Application Development Salient Features

iPhones have some brilliant features that no other phone boost, making it the favorite for all the techno-savvy geeks and youth. Apple’s app store has inspired many developers to accelerate the production of feature-rich apps. iPhone application development is one of the fastest growing industries in the market. With the addition of new and more advanced apps the field is enjoying vast recognition from people around the world.

iPhone Application Development Salient Features

Today, living in a tech-savvy era, it is impossible to keep oneself devoid of it. Mobile’s have become an integral part of our modern-day lifestyle. Every now and then new models and gadgets are introduced into the market, driving people nuts. Despite the availability of so many devices, iPhone outshines all and is simply the best.

There’s no doubt that iPhone has certainly changed the way layman used to perceive mobile phones, and the credit solely goes to the stunning and dynamic iPhone apps. Building apps for iPhones is not at all an easy task and as such one need to have sound knowledge and technical expertise as to develop an app.

Retina Display

It is the most vibrant display with a pixel density of 326px per inch. This makes it impossible for the human eyes to differentiate between individual pixels, as such website pages, photos or emails remains crisp and precise at any size. Users are sure to get startled and absorbed, retina display is such an amazing feature.

 iCloud

iCloud has gained tremendous popularity as it lets you do much more than simply storing your content- it lets you access your music, contacts, photos, documents, calendars, and more, anytime and anywhere. It is one of the most simplest and easiest way to get your content organized. iCloud offers seamless integration into your apps such that you can access your data or content on any device.

Notification Center

It is yet another amazing feature that can include email alert, reminders, calender alert, instant message, friend request etc.. It flashes any new updates at the top of the screen and doesn’t interrupt with what you are doing, letting you keep up with the work.

Hiring a professional iPhone app developer will enable you to get a tailored iPhone app developed that not only meets your business specifications but also works great from users perspective.

iPhone developers make use of such amazing features and avant-garde tools for iPhone app development, iPhone SDK development, iPhone game development and such.

 

Mobile Phone Car Mounts Benefits

With the driving wheel in hand, it is too dangerous to attempt picking up the cell phone with your hand. So, what do you do to ensure that you can receive important calls when driving?

Mobile Phone Car Mounts Benefits

While driving a car, there are times when you need to answer an absolutely important call.

This is exactly where a [easyazon_link identifier=”B00MXWFUQC” locale=”US” tag=”geekmommy-20″]mobile phone car mount comes in handy[/easyazon_link], as it holds the phone in a fixed position, which makes it easy for you to operate it. In fact, a lot of the smart phones today offer Voice recognition, so you can actually put the phone in the car mount and receive calls, talk with the person on the other end and do a lot more without even taking off your hands from the wheel.

Benefits of Mobile Phone Car Mounts

Use the GPS

A cell phone mount is absolutely imperative for those who need to use the GPS for navigation, especially for the car taxi drivers, who need to keep track of their journey. It becomes all the more smooth to find your destination when your GPS is mounted right in front of you.

Play movies

For the passengers, a great way of killing time during the journeys is to watch a movie. A cell phone mount can keep the phone in an affixed position over the dashboard, from where everyone can enjoy the movies or cartoons. However, this is not for the driver – who can easily get distracted when watching the next romantic scene play.

Attend calls easily

A cell phone mount helps you to attend to calls easily, by putting the phone on the speaker mode. Some of these mounts even come with an amplification system, thereby making it even easier for the drivers who receive frequent calls during the trips. If you have got a car mount, you can put your smart phone in it easily.

Charge on the go

Your cell phone mount can also act as a charger. Yes, you can put the phone on the mount easily and charge it. The mount might also need a cable to connect the phone with the car’s electrical system.

Music access

Having car mounts can be very handy for those who like music while driving. Instead of holding the phone in your hands and precariously scrolling through the options, you can easily listen to your favourite songs while the phone is mounted. Some of these also come with the Bluetooth connectivity feature, which enables the driver to shuffle through the music using the buttons on his steering wheel.

Actual Mobile Phone Car Mounts listed in Amazon

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