The latest mobile OS from Apple brought in a lot of new features and improvements in an attempt to make the user experience better and more enriched. Apple iOS 8 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch released yesterday is a launch packed with in-house features and third party widgets and keyboards. With this much a load of features and integration burden comes the obvious worry of battery life. Are you too worried about iOS 8 battery life and are shying away from installing the latest OS on your device? This post will be helpful for you to see how each device fares on the updated mobile OS.
Apple finally released iOS 8 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for public. While the latest OS brings quite a lot of new features and improvements, the highlights definitely remain to be the continuity feature and the integration of third-party keyboards. This post will help you find best iOS 8 third-party keyboards and will also guide you on how to install iOS 8 third-party keyboards on your devices.
Best iOS 8 third-party keyboards:
When we talk about the best iOS 8 third-party keyboards, the three of the lot top the list. These three include SwiftKey, Swype, and Fleksy and have gained a huge user base through Android. Now the Apple users can also enjoy the perks of a custom keyboard so there is no reason why you shouldn’t try these. Here is the best iOS 8 third-party keyboards list which is of course not final or static. Considering iOS 8 was launched just yesterday, we hope to see newer and better options coming to the list soon.
Apple seeded out iOS 8 to public today bringing a lot to talk and consider about the latest mobile OS. Coming in for various iPhone, iPad models and the 5th gen iPod touch, iOS 8 will be upgraded to by many. However, there are quite a few things one considers before making a major update. You might be suffering from a lack of storage or you are just not sure if iOS 8 features will be worth it. Here is an iOS 8 vs iOS 7 visual comparison to help you see the differences between the two operating systems.
iOS 8 vs iOS 7:
Remember, unlike iOS 7 the latest OS doesn’t really bring a lot of design changes so you need not to worry about getting used to the design as we had to with iOS 7. However, there is quite a lot of added functionality and improved apps that you are looking forward to. From the under-hood-stuff like Apple’s continuity features and a tighter integration with Mac OS and iCloud, there are a few quite apparent, directly relevant to every user stuff too.
Digital voice assistant: Siri, Google Now or Cortana?
Love it or hate it, voice-activated digital assistants have become quite popular on smartphones now. They allow us to control various things on our phones without the use of hands, offer a speedy alternative to ask questions and they feel like the future. As smartwatches like Pebble, Galaxy Gear or G Watch and other wearables like Google Glass take off, which lack the big touch screens we find on our phones, voice controls are going to get even more important.
However, Microsoft had offered basic voice commands in the old Windows Phone since, but now they appeared in bandwagon of rivalries with the name of Cortana (an intelligent assistant) that offers basic commands just like Siri but also draws on your calendar, contacts, location and browsing history to offer personalized experience just like its big rival Google Now. Lets take a deeper look to measure all three.
(Microsoft Windows Phone)
Not sure what is the reason behind the level frustration that Dong Nguyen soaks his games into but it seems to be working – so far. After a truly crazy success of Flappy Bird, the indie game dev is back with his latest: Swing Copters. I am sure you must have tried this game already and have pulled a few hair out of your head too. However, similar to Flappy Bird, it is quite easy to score better at the game with a few simple Swing Copters cheats – or more of tips and tricks.
Before you read on to find the simple and yet quite helpful Swing Copters cheats and tips to score better at this ridiculously hard game, here are the links to download the game: get it for free on Android and iOS here, until it’s taken down and goes for sale on Ebay for more than a few grands!
Swing Copters cheats and tips:
iOS Games 2014:
Following are the best iOS Games for your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. Please note that these games are playable on all iDevices unless indicated. These games were released within past month (July 2014).
1. Traps n’ Gemstones
(Metroidvania, from Donut Games. $2.99)
TRAPS N’ GEMSTONES is an adventurous game. Among various top notch gamers typically known as the Metroidvania genre. Donut Games, the developer behind this title is the one who made their names on Traffic Rush, Sunday Lawn, the “Rat On A” series and many others like.
Precious relics have suddenly started to disappear from a well-hid pyramid that has been guarded by Bedouins for generations, who claim to have a spotted unknown perpetrator. As a freelance archaeologist and expert on ancient explorations, you’ve been secretly called in to Egypt to help them solve the mystery. Arriving at the pyramid’s entrance empty handed, your journey starts off by searching some well known chambers for items and weapons to help you on your quest. But as you get deeper into the pyramid, you begin to realize that this mystery will require more than just a whip, a sharp mind and a good amount of explosives to travel.
2. Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
Photo Sphere is Google’s amazing camera feature that lets users create 360 degree panoramas and publish them to Google Maps. This feature was introduced with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean as part of the camera app and Google has finally decided to release this as an app for iPhone.