Technology

Facebook adds support for Apple’s ‘Live Photos’ on devices running iOS 9

Facebook adds support for Apple’s ‘Live Photos’ on devices running iOS 9

After Tumblr, it’s Facebook, which is integrating Apple’s ‘Live Photos’. Almost three months back, Apple has launched ‘Live Photos’ in the iPhone 6s and 6S plus. Few weeks back, Tumblr added support for the latest photo format.

Though Facebook is including Live Photos, the format will be limited to iOS users only. Those having android, desktop and mobile web will not be able to access the version. Live Photos in Facebook will only work in iOS devices- iOS 9, which means the iPhone 4S and the newly launch devices by Apple.

Year-long dispute ends as Apple and Ericsson sign seven-year global patent license agreement

Year-long dispute ends as Apple and Ericsson sign seven-year global patent license agreement

Ericsson has ended its year-long feud with Apple by signing a patent license deal. The announcement has brought a rise in the shares of Swedish mobile telecom gear maker by 7% on Monday. For now, Ericsson has not publicized the amount it would earn from the deal.

But as per the company’s estimations, the overall revenue from intellectual property rights in 2015 would be 13 to 14 billion crowns. Ericsson Chief Intellectual Property Officer Kasim Alfalahi said that the deal covers the latest 4G-LTE generation of mobile technology, 2G and 3G technologies.

Facebook wants you to experience its powerful new Event browsing

Facebook wants you to experience its powerful new Event browsing

Facebook is coming up with a new Events feature that will provide an easy answer to your question ‘Where is the party tonight?’ Its Events section will let users to search events by location, category and date. Facebook will also be your advisor on where to go and with whom you can hang out with,

On Saturday, this exciting feature that has remained uncovered in the age of apps will be launched in iOS. In order to make user’s search easy, Facebook is going to include filters so that events can be searched by date, time, location and category.

Sneak Peep into what makes Blackberry PRIV different from other devices

Average U.S. gas price falls 4 cents a gallon in 2 weeks

Blackberry PRIV is very different from the company’s other phones. One thing this phone clearly reveals is its classic design factor. Its elegant mix of black and silver loudly screams that I am a Blackberry. A unique thing about this phone is slide-out keyboard.

Having said that, there are certain aspects in the phone does not go by the ‘form follow function’ principle. The speaker grille is quite big and covers the complete device’s bottom part despite the fact that actual speaker is just one-third of that. Grille’s holes are big enough to allow dust to enter in.

Password Bypass Flaw Found in GRUB2 Linux Bootloader

Password Bypass Flaw Found in GRUB2 Linux Bootloader

The news seems interesting for those who belong to technical background and use Linux operating system. But, non-technical persons and those who do not run Linux, especially the one using the Grub2 Bootloader, will surely enjoy the unintended humor of a brand-new exploit that was recently found for said bootloader. The Grub2 bootloader is plagued by serious vulnerability that can be exploited to bypass password protection and compromise the targeted security.

Category: 

FBI Suspects Foreign Infiltration to be Responsible for Juniper’s Firewall Hack

FBI Suspects Foreign Infiltration to be Responsible for Juniper’s Firewall Hack

In the era of computer world, we can expect to have hackers too. Though, the data on Internet remains in encrypted format, there remains possibility for the data to be hacked by the hacker. Similar incident took place with Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Juniper, in which an unauthorized code was inserted into the ScreenOS software firewalls of the company and decrypted the data on the Virtual Private Network (VPN) devices. As per the statement by the company, they found a second security issue that would allow an attacker monitoring VPN traffic.

Tim Cook: Apple is Avoiding Taxes on Overseas Profits is ‘Political Crap’

Tim Cook: Apple is Avoiding Taxes on Overseas Profits is ‘Political Crap’

In a wide range 60-minutes interview between Charlie Rose and Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tim addresses his company's hot-button issues including encryption technology and manufacturing products in China. Cook got agitated when Rose told him that many Congress members believe that Apple is engaged in a scheme to pay little or no taxes on $74 billion in overseas revenue. In his answer to Rose, Cook said that the notion that his company is avoiding taxes on overseas profits is just ‘political crap’ coming from politicians who refuse to change an antiquated tax code.

VLC Player for Chrome Operating System Launched

VLC Player for Chrome Operating System Launched

VLC Player, one of the top used media players, has been finally launched for Chrome operating system. VLC Player development team has launched a new app for Chrome OS users and it can be downloaded free from the Chrome Web Store.VLC Player app can used for streaming media files from internet or from local computer source.

In addition to AVI, MPG and many other popular file extensions, VLC Player can be used to play MKV, FLAC and DVD ISO files as well. The VLC player app for Chrome Operating system has been ported from Android app offered by VLC.

Category: 

Jeff Williams is Apple’s First COO since 2011

Jeff Williams is Apple’s 1st COO since 2011

Jeff Williams is the new chief operation officer of Apple since 2011, announced CEO Tim Cook. Williams in the company was managing Apple’s supply chain, service, and support. He has also been managing Apple’s COO post for some time, but Cook has not officially named anyone since he vacated the seat to handle the position of CEO in 2011.

Apple Pay and Samsung Pay to go head to head next year in China

Apple Pay and Samsung Pay to go head to head next year in China

Apple and Samsung have entered into separate deals with Chinese bankcard network UnionPay to launch their payment systems in China. From next year, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay will have neck-to-neck competition in the world’s biggest smartphone market.

Pages

Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.