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Old Rivals Apple and IBM Team Up To Sell More iPhones and iPads

Steve Jobs hated IBM. And vice versa. But past is past. After all, business is business.

Apple turns to IBM to develop apps for iPhones and iPad aimed at business consumers.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said “For the first time ever we’re putting IBM’s renowned big data analytics at iOS users’ fingertips, which opens up a large market opportunity for Apple. This is a radical step for enterprise and something that only Apple and IBM can deliver.”

Battery Saving Tips for Smartphones

“Do you have a charger that I can borrow?”

“Where can I charge my phone?”

How many times do we find ourselves uttering these lines when we see the warning from our phone that the battery is about to die. Or have you been in a situation where you can’t charge your phone and you are in the middle of an important conversation? Well at one point or another, each one of us will have or have already experienced disappointments and felt helpless when our phone gets drained.

Smartphones nowadays have significantly changed our lifestyle that we want our phones to be online all the time. It’s a piece of stuff that we don’t want to die, we need them 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Have you wished if you could save power to have a longer battery use?

Biometrics On New iPhone

It’s not too long since some of my colleagues and i discussed the eventual reality of a sophisticated biometrics to be embedded in smartphones. We said that it’ll be a part of smartphone revolution that will definitely enhance our power and grip in using our phones to do more.

Well, the long awaited biometric features on iPhones may finally be unveiled in Apple’s new iPhone which  is expected to be released in September.

The basis? Apple’s latest beta software of their newest iOS7 showed a folder labelled “Biometric Kit”. A series of code reveals that a “fingerprint that changes color during the setup process” created buzzes  that the new iPhone has a ‘fingerprint sensor’.

How To Safeguard Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is one of your most cherished possessions. You can’t live without it, wherever you may go. With daily use, over time, you have stored some valuable information like passwords, banking details, emails and photos that pose risk of hacking and identity theft.

In 2012, a report revealed  that 33 million Android devices were infected by malware. Even Apple’s iOS platform has come under fire for free apps that leak more personal data than other platforms, according to a study released by Appthority.

With that said, we share with you some things you can do to safeguard your device and protect it’s private and important data :

Reasons Why I’m Sticking With iOS

With all the hype that is happening in andoid smartphones, still,  I am immovable in switching from the iOS phone. Few months back, my phone carrier has offered me an android Samsung tablet with a very reasonable monthly due, I was seduced by the offer and finally got my very first android tablet.

Being a user of an iOS device for almost 3 years now, I was excited to try and compare the android’s interface. But to my disappointment, I have experienced unpleasant encounters with it that in just few weeks of usage, I sold it to my colleague.

Why I was disappointed with android? Here are the reasons:

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