What's your great expectations for Android 4.4 KitKat

The Android users are now expecting a lot from the most hyped and newly talked operating system called Android 4.4 KitKat. As per experts, this upcoming Android version is supposed to be better and smarter than the older ones like Honeycomb, Gingerbread, Ice cream sandwich, etc. and hence better features are certainly going to be expected out this time from Google. As per experts this new OS will be seen with a new look and feel somewhere close to Vanilla UI. It will come with new animations, new notification widgets, visual tweaks and several color options to alter the Android blue color. Let’s check some of the greater expectations of users from Android 4.1 KitKat version as under:

What's your great expectations for Android 4.4 KitKat
Better Hardware Support
If you are keen to use this upcoming Android OS version, you would require RAM minimum as 512 MB, which fortunately is found in every smartphone including the low budget ones. However, there is no official confirmation from Google about the same. People are expecting to use this OS over a wide range of smartphones with certainly is a good hardware support.

The Android Cloud Storage
Till date the Android users are still relying over the third part applications including Google Drive or Dropbox in order to store a number of files. Unlike iCloud of Apple and SkyDrive of Windows, this time you can expect Google to bring out its own personal cloud storage feature. Hence the Android Cloud Storage feature is expected to come with the newer version, which is going to help you in storing and syncing your data with the help of your device.

Smoother Screen Orientation
The upcoming KitKat version of Android is expected to come up with a much better and responsive kind of screen orientation and of course a smoother kind of transition, which will help in reducing the jerks that were experienced in the previous versions. This time hopefully you can see a smooth slick and faster kind of screen orientation that would appear without any kind of screen distortion.

Global Network Coverage
Another vital updates, which is expected from the KItKat version is the Global Network Coverage feature. You will therefore find this version coming with LTE network coverage system, which include a much wider kind of global network coverage. You can see several network carriers turning out compatible with this operating system, which will certainly going to reduce the network issue in different nations and territories.

Improved Security and Bug Fixes
You still can see Android being condemned for having poor kind of security feature pertaining to a couple of malicious applications found over Google Play Store. Though you may find Google rendering the user with the reporting system for such dreadful downloads, however, it still seem to lag behind while comparing with the other operating systems. It’s high time that Google should offer you a good kind of security system in its upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat version so that the users can go safe against the number of external bugs and malicious programs.

Final word 
With all these much required kind of features, the Android 4.4 KitKat can rule the hearts of countless users all across the world. Though these features are expected by the Android users but till this OS finally hits the market nothing can be claimed for it.

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Brianne Walter is a freelance journalist who has been writing about mobile technology, customer relationship management and women’s health for more than a decade. These days she is busy to contributes on luxury home design. 
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Rumors for Microsoft Windows 8.1

The upcoming OS from Microsoft called Windows 8.1 was previously called Windows Blue, which is about to hit the market. It comes with several new features, which according to the company will change the important aspects of the operating system for computers, laptops and mobile devices. This upcoming operating system will certainly going to give the users a good time with some of the most incredible features and functionality, which you can enjoy the best with better touch screen experience and with some of the best computing potentials. Well, let’s check some of the rumors for Microsoft Windows 8.1 in the following paragraphs:

Microsoft Windows 8.1

What is Windows 8.1 or Windows Blue?
Windows Blue can be called as a new version of OS - Windows 8, which Microsoft is about to bring in the market. Instead of releasing the same in service packs, the company is all set to embark with this OS unlike the Apple did with its OS X. As per the Windows officials, the company promises a number of innovative features and wide range of elements like better display, good battery life, and good performances for different set of devices. Thus the Windows 8.1 is likely to give a number of options and features for business class users while the other users also enjoy a number of cool options for work and play.

The release date of Windows 8.1
Officially the Windows 8.1 was launched by the company at the Microsoft Build developer conference in San Francisco on June 26. However, the users still have to wait to get its final glimpse. Its free version is likely to be available by the end of 2013 along with certain new hardware for the Windows Blue during the eve of Christmas. As per the company, Windows 8.1 would be released on 17th October 2013 in United Kingdom and Europe, while you will soon see Windows 8 celebrating its first anniversary.

The newly introduced features of Windows 8.1
There are several interesting and new features, which the upcoming OS – 8.1 is about to embark with. As per the rumors, Windows 8.1 will promise personalization and better apps, which means you can personalize this OS in a more effective way. The lock screen will show you a slideshow of pictures, while you can even use the camera of your device running on this OS without actually logging inside it. You will find a number of backgrounds and colors for the start screen. The new Start screen will offer smaller and larger title sizes along with choosing the multiple apps instantly along with resizing and uninstalling them. All your newly installed applications will not be able to add over the Start screen automatically rather it can be shown over the new section of the apps menu.

The Windows Store and Search
In Windows 8.1, you can see an updated version of Windows Store wherein you would be able to see its redesign which will display additional amount of information over the search bar shown at the top. The listing can be seen in a more descriptive manner and can have the related application section, which will help in finding out new apps. As far as the search section is concerned, you can use it via Charms bar wherein you can find global search results, which would be powered by Bing for getting good results. You can work with it for a number of things over the web, files, SkyDrive, applications, and for other actions.

Final word
These are some of the rumors of the upcoming Windows 8.1 operating system, which have been appearing over different forms of media. However, when you will see this OS finally embarking in the market, the real charm or gleam would be unleashed. 

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Sony Honami VS Nokia Lumia 1020, which is best in camera quality

Both Nokia and Sony to impress the consumers are now focusing on the development of their device’s camera. Nokia Lumia 1020 and Sony Honami will be fighting with each other in the market with their exception camera sensor.

Nokia Lumia 1020:
Nokia is trying its best to reach the same pinnacle of its glory days. With the introduction of 41 megapixel camera Nokia Lumia 1020, it brings a very nice chance to bring down Sony Honami to its knee. The Nokia Company for the first time through the Lumia 1020 is the first windows phone to put the camera above all other features. It is anticipated that Nokia Lumia 1020 will offer 41 megapixel cameras with a resolution of 7152 x 5368 p, auto focus and a Xenon flash.  With 41 megapixels one will never miss the opportunity to have a beautiful shot. Some more features of the camera include optical zoom, face detection, digital zoom, image stabilization, ISO control, ND filter and geo-tagging.
Sony Honami VS Nokia Lumia 1020, which is best in camera quality
Sony Honami:
On the other hand Sony will be giving a stiff competition to Nokia. There is a lot of say that Sony will be unveiling the Honami as the Xperia i1. This time the manufacturing department has paid a lot of attention to the camera of the handset. It is expected the handset will have 20 megapixel rear camera. Though the phone is to be released by 4th September but there are many leaked photos of it already which confirms that it will have a 20 MP camera. With the release of this phone Sony is hoping to gain complete domination in the camera arena of the smart phones. Another feature which is associated with this Smartphone is that it will facilitate live video streaming to Facebook. The Info-Eye feature of it will enable the user to have a look of their surrounding by using the camera of the device.

Other features:

  • Lumia 1020 is available in white, black and yellow. The coating finish of the phone makes it a finger resistant one. The camera sensor size is 1/1.5’’ and the aperture size is F2.2. The camcorder screen size is 1920 x 1080 p HD. It features auto focus, video light and video calling. Unlike Sony Honami Lumia 1020 has a front facing camera of 1.2 megapixels. The phone offers 32 GB internal memory, AMOLFED panel and 1280 x 768 resolutions.
  • Sony Homani will run on a 2.2 GHz quad core 800 processor and will have a 5 inch full HD 1080 display. Other feature of the handset which is reported includes 2 MP front cameras, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. The phone is both water and dust proof.

Both Nokia and Sony have not yet released officially the two camera device but it is scheduled to launch by July 2013 officially. The competition would be very tough. Let’s see in the coming future which phone will dominate and win the race of having better camera quality. It will be a battle of smart phones for Nokia and Sony.
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How to Root Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware

Rooting Google Nexus 7 Running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware If you are Google Nexus 7 users and already already updated your devices Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, now you can root you devices by following the tutorial provided below. This Rooting package CF-Auto-Root file is developed and shared by Elite Recognized Developer of XDA Chainfire so if you like it don't forget to thanks him. The CF-Auto-Root file completely supports Android 4.3 Jelly Bean allowing Nexus 7 users to root their devices easily and it is meant to be used in combination with stock firmware. The root package adds SuperSU binary and APK. So Nexus 7 users who wish to root tablets running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean may follow our instructional guide.
How to Root Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware
Use this instruction only with Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.  Rooting will void your device warranty. use at your own risk we will not be held responsible for whatever happens to your device . The purpose of instruction provided here is only for information and education.


  1. Google Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware and Nexus 7 should be factory unlocked. (Recommended)
  2. Make backup of all your important data and charge your tablet battery full
  3. Install USB drivers on you computer for Nexus 7.
  4. Enable USB debugging mode on tablet to enable usb debugging mode Press Menu > Settings > Applications Development and check USB Debugging Mode so that you can connect Android device with computer and use Android SDK

Instruction Root Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with CF-Auto-Root:
  • Download and install Android SDK from Android Developer site on your computer. 
  • Next download CF-Auto-Root file for the Nexus 7 "CF-Auto-Root for Nexus 7 Wi-Fi" or "CF-Auto-Root for Nexus 7 3G" depending on your model on your computer and extract the downloaded CF-Auto-Root package using extracting tool like winrar,winzip or any that you prefer.
  • Now Switch off Nexus 7 and Boot Nexus tablet into Fastboot Mode by pressing and holding Volume Up, Volume Down and Power buttons
  • When the phone boots in Fastboot Mode Connect Nexus 7 to computer using USB cable. Wait till Windows to complet installing drivers.
  • Now go to the folder where you have extracted CF-Auto-Root files and then run following commands.
For Windows users:
  • Run root-windows.bat
For Linux users:
  • chmod +x root-linux.sh
  • Run root-linux.sh
For Mac OS X users:
  • chmod +x root-mac.sh
  • Run root-mac.sh
  • Now follow the on-screen instructions to root your tablet. Once rooting process is completed successfully, tablet will boot into normal mode. 
Congratulation! Now you have learned how to Root Nexus 7 Wi-Fi/3G running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Firmware and you have achieved superusers right on your phone.

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Insights about Google Glasses-Know It Completely

Google Glass is developed by the Google in the Project Glass research and development. This is a wearable glass to view the computer display. It has a head-mounted display which helps to increase the clarity and visibility. The motto behind developing this product is to produce a mass market ubiquitous computer.

How It Works
The technology behind the creation of this product is that the glass can interact with the Computer & Internet via the natural voice commands, enabling the user to have an experience that is similar to a smartphone. Here the user need not use the hands for entering any of the commands, thus enjoying a hands-free effect. This is similar to the technology adopted in driver-less cars.
       The frames of these glasses have lens fit to them and Google is exploring at establishing partnerships with sunglasses brands like Ray-Ban, Warby Parker. The hardware involved here are Camera, Computer and Touchpad. Technical specifications need to be more relevant to the user and the advantage is these can be customized.
User Experiences-Good & Bad!!
The users feel that these help in a great way to reduce the work that involves manual operations. Also, another advantage is that the user can convey the requisites through voice which can portray his thoughts exactly.
        The next great advantage is that such devices help in improving multi-tasking capabilities of the individual. He can reduce the time spent on using complicated applications.When it comes to the disadvantages, the privacy is the main area of concern. Many users have revealed that there is no etiquette and ethics that is being followed. Recording the interactions by the user is the main issue that is being faced by the user. So the user needs to avoid using such devices in the public.
        Another disadvantage is that the users face safety concerns when he uses these glasses during travel. While using these devices, the motorists tend to lose their control and also the visibility gets distracted. This leads to many accidents which becomes a public hazard.
        To avoid this, the government has imposed a law to avoid the Google glasses for texting purposes while on roads. Also using these glasses when in public needs a lot of caution to avoid potential distractions that could be caused in the field of vision as well the concentration levels of the user.
        The user needs to get these glasses supplemented with right prescriptions. If this is not ensured, he might even have the risk of losing the vision. A user says "My left eye is the dominant one for my vision, but most users wear these glasses on the right eye". This is yet another potential issue. As said earlier, wearing the glasses that can suit your eye is vital.
        Ultimately, any technology needs to be used in the right way that doesn't harm your data integrity and also helps in your self-improvement. If it is not used in the right way, it becomes a concern finally.

So, Use Google Glasses in the right way at the right place to enjoy all its benefits.

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HTC First with ‘Facebook Home’ launches as an AT&T flagship

For spring 2013, carrier AT&T is all set to promote the new HTC First as its flagship smartphone. Having announced the availability of the model on April 12, the carrier is offering the new HTC device preloaded with Facebook Home along with a two-year agreement for a reasonable contract price of just $99. The reason why AT&T chose the First to represent its brand and act as the flagship model for the upcoming months is the fact that the First will only be available with the carrier for the time being. HTC First with ‘Facebook Home’ launches as an AT&T flagship.
HTC First with ‘Facebook Home’ launches as an AT&T flagship
HTC First to be offered exclusively with AT&T only
The HTC First has been receiving a lot of press lately thanks to its collaboration with Facebook which officially launched it as the phone that will have Facebook Home loaded into it right out of the box and we can expect more of the same in the coming months as AT&T is sure to milk the phone and the social network’s popularity for all it’s worth.

First gets the fastest 4G LTE network
Customers that buy the HTC First with an AT&T contract would be able to experience the 4G LTE that has been dubbed the speediest 4G LTE internet network provider in the States by RootMetrics, the independent mobile research firm.

The Facebook Home experience
The main eyeball grabber that HTC is counting on to boost the sales of the First is the Facebook Home feature. The smartphone will get the new feature preloaded into it which makes it the best gift for people that are addicted to the social network. With Facebook Home, users would be able to access the News Feed from their account right on the home screen of their First without having to access the site through an app or through the browser. The screen will also bring real time updates right the fore and users would also be able to use Facebook chat right from their phone’s home screen. People that need to use Facebook all the time like social media managers etc. would find this feature of the phone particular attractive while features like Notifications, Chat Heads, App Launcher and Instagram would make the HTC First the first phone of its kind to bring the maximum functionality of the full site to a handset.

The specs
The HTC First will be offered with a long lasting 2200mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, a front-facing 1.6MP camera and a rear-facing 5MP camera, 16GB of internal storage, 1GB RAM, a Snapdragon 400 processor from Qualcomm with a dual-core CPU and a 4.3-inch 341PPI display. Running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the First will be offered in pale blue, red, white and black colorways. The HTC First can be purchased now through an AT&T store or outlet for $99 for a two year contract.

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How iPad replacing your office computer? Let’s talk

Technology has transformed itself. The iPad today has all the features that a standard office computer has. The question though is that if an iPad can completely replace the office computer. iPad offers almost all the features that a standard computer has. Some of the key features available in an iPad are in the form that it helps one in web surfing, catching up with friend’s online, video conferencing and printing and scanning of documents.
Thus it can be said with precision that iPad has slowly transformed itself into a multi benefit device that can help one do normal office work, even in absence of an office computer.

Virtual Keypad
An iPad has a virtual keyboard. This is of much benefit when one is travelling and needs to attend to normal office work. Once can type documents effortlessly with the help of virtual keyboard, all the iPad models have. This benefits one immensely as normal office document can be typed and shared with other colleagues in the office.

Web Surfing
All iPad models come with internet enabled browsers. This makes web browsing a child’s play indeed. One might need to surf the web in office for verifying data and adding qualitative inputs to any document being prepared in the office.

Even in the absence of normal office computer, you will be able to surf the web effortlessly with an iPad and use the information downloaded for adding quality to the office document being prepared or updated. Availability of high net surfing plan makes the task, all the more interesting and enchanting experience.

Video conference and online chatting
With rapid and random new career options on the rise, work ethics have also changed. Many people work from home and need to remain connected with office and clients simultaneously. iPad plays its part effectively here too and helps one remain connected with colleagues through the online chatting facility that any standard office computer must be offering. Additionally, video conferencing facility is also available through iPad thus reducing the wide gap between a standard office computer and an iPad. Video conferencing helps one connect with business clients who may be located in any corner of the world. Similar to the standard office computer, the iPad helps communicate with others through video conferencing. This feature in iPad comes with the additional facility that the same can be conducted, even if the person is travelling for work. Such an innovation cannot be thought about with a standard office computer.

Printing and scanning documents
All information accessed and prepared with the help of an iPad will be of minimal use, in case the same cannot be shared with others. However, an iPad overcomes this shortcoming with flying colors and besides having the standard email facility, the iPad offers the user to print and scan the document. The same can then be shared with other beneficiaries.

iPad is a new innovation in the information technology sector. It offers all the features, a standard office computer has. Though the relevance of an office computer can never be sidelined, given the new and developing ways of work culture, especially in the private sector jobs, iPad has gained immense popularity among users.

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Most interesting notes iPad apps 2013

Apple iPad is a tablet computer by Apple Inc. There are certain great features like Apple A6X, lightning connector. It runs with operating system iOS 6, which provides audio-visual media, eBooks, films, music, computer games, web content, periodicals, etc. Storage size may be 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. Apple iPad supports connectivity like Wi-Fi, LTE also. This tablet supports computer-reliant tasks. The best feature of this phone is that the accessibility to Apple app store. Apple iPad supports downloading Apple Apps. There are many preinstalled features like itunes, video, music, etc. This phone got many other features, best android phones with easy to use. 

Most interesting notes iPad apps 2013

Apple apps 
Apple iPad provides many in-built features in college budget. Apple iPad web browser is one of the best app. by this tablet. This tab provides access to many education web-sites like Wikipedia articles, news pages, etc. Then come dictionary.com which gives a facility to go through the meaning of different words that are present in the text books. This also helps in increasing vocabulary. There is another app. called ‘Rate My Professor’. This is very helpful as it allows a student to choose his professor accordingly. Apple iPad provides one more aap free of cost that is iBooks. This aap allows to access to a large number of EBooks. This aap consist of many books like contemporary fiction, literature and many more. 

Importance of iPad apps 
Apple iPad provides many other applications too. Under movies come applications like iMovie, 40D, Netflix, TED, Sky News, IMDb Movies & TV, BBC iPlayer, ABC Player, Air Video, Plex, Showyou, HBO GO, Movies by flixster. Apart from these applications there are also many audio applications such as Garage Band, Pandora Radio, SoundHound, Loopseque Lite, Paprika Recipe Manager, NPR for iPad. It gives facility for accessing financial information by providing two apps for it namely BudgetBook and Mint.com personal finance. Internet apps are also quite helpful in daily basis. Applications like StumbleUpon, eBay for iPad, AppShopper, Instapaper, TV for Reddit, Trillian, etc. 

Educational and News apps 
AppleiPad is tablet with many important educational and news apps. In the field of education it gives facility of iBooks which displays e-pub from iBook store and other books. There are few book publishers who are in link with the apple iPad. These publishers are Penguin books, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Amazon.com, and Barnes& Noble. Two more educational applications like Qwiki and iTunes U. Apple iPad iTunes U is a great feature which gives an opportunity to go through many courses in different subjects from the leading universities. These all provides some news aaps like BBC News, Reeder for iPad, Flipboard, stanza, comics, Magzter, etc. Magzter is a page to find the favorite magazines. 

Apple iPad is ideal for checking e-mail, short e-mails, photo gallery, audio-video, multitasking. It has a speaker and built-in microphone which is ideal for phone calls and serving internet. It has got a big screen which is ideal for watching films too. Thus is can be concluded that iPad is the best tablet computer with all its valuable features and easy accessibility. 

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Upcoming OS's for smartphones in 2013

Android and ios are no longer the only OS for smartphones. 2013 is going to be the year of Android alternative where people will come up with fresh new mobile OS’s. The new OS’s will be heavily competing in a market dominated by the advanced versions of the existing OS. These OS are designed to bring the power of web to the mobile platform. As there is a great deal of innovation in mobile technology, these new OS’s are sure to support apps from other operating systems as well. They also reduce the expenses of running a developer community as well as an app store. Since HTML5 apps can run on these systems they eliminate the need for a browser and therefore result in cheaper smartphones. Moreover, users all over the globe will have access to a greater web than ever before. Here are the most anticipated new smartphone OS’s in 2013.

The Chinese popular smartphone manufacturer ZTE in collaboration with an European company have planned to release a smartphone working on Mozilla’s Firefox OS somewhere in 2013. Mozilla Firefox is expected to acquire 1% of the total market share by the end of the year 2013.
If you’re a web developer interested in new smartphone technologies, now is the time to choose Firefox OS. It makes you easy to create an app based on HTML that has access to all of the applications on your smartphone. You can perform the same phone things as you do with other OS such as creating alerts by vibrating the phone, playing games, creating an app and taking a picture with your mobile camera, etc.

Blackberry 10
Research in motion has planned to release its most awaited BlackBerry 10 OS on January 30, 2013. BlackBerry includes advanced features such as BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Keybaord and BlackBerryBalance. Blackberry hub is the place where you can view all your messages, notifications, news feeds and also all your calendar events. It is also very easy to access the Hub. Just a simple gesture is all that is required. With BlackBerry Flow, you can see all the currently running apps through the minimized windows of your screen. The new BlackBerry keyboard grabs your writing style and adapts to your typing habits. Blackberry 10 is likely to add video chat option to its already existing BlackBerry Messenger service.

Canonical, the makers of Ubuntu OS will be showcasing it at the Consumer Electronics Show in January this year. Ubuntu is elegantly designed to make all your smartphone apps easier to access. You can quickly switch over between apps, setting and content. Ubuntu also offers multitasking where you can simultaneously open many apps. You can hide or reveal the apps instantly thus having a fast, uncluttered experience on your smartphone. Just tell your smartphone what you want and Ubuntu does the job. For instance, you are searching for music, Ubuntu browses the web including Ubuntu One Music Store and brings the music at your finger tips. It quickly informs you about your emails, texts, calls and social media. The gallery lets you to easily organize, find and share your photos. Overall everything is elegant, crisp and neatly organized.

Electronics leading manufacturer Samsung will be launching “Tizen OS based smartphone this year. Samsung in collaboration with Docomo has planned to develop a system that would hit the smartphone market. Samsung decided to launch Tizen due to the fact that the company held the largest share with 31.3 % in the global smartphone market and continues to hit leaving its competitors behind. With HTML5’s robust and flexible environment, Tizen is rapidly becoming the preferred platform for mobile apps and services.

As promised earlier, Finnish company Jolla has showcased a new mobile OS Sailfish on the company’s website. Sailfish’s slick new user interface has incorporated some of the best features of Windows Phone, Android and BlackBerry 10 to bring out good results. With its open source Sailfish mobile OS, Jolla is sure to replace Android everywhere.

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