Outstanding Features of iOS 9 You Must Know

On July 10, Apple launched the beta version of iOS 9 and since then it has unveiled four variations of Apple iOS 9 beta program. You can download this public beta version and install it on your iPhone, iPad, you can also report to Apple if you find out any bug or errors in the new version of iOS. Here is an inforgraphic to explain the outstanding features of iOS9.

How to uninstall, disable and force stop an Android app?

  • Posted on: 11 July 2015
  • By: sasi

Too many apps on your Android device can cause shortage of storage, battery and processing power. Like any software, Android apps also freeze or hang, requiring a 'force stop'. It is better to uninstall or disable unused apps. This post shows you how to uninstall, disable and force stop Android apps. It also explains the difference between uninstalling and disabling.

How to use Android Lollipop's 'priority' mode to avoid unwanted interruptions at work?

  • Posted on: 30 June 2015
  • By: sasi

The 'priority mode' in Android lollipop is an enhanced version of the 'silent mode' in the previous versions of Android. In the silent mode, you could receive your calls, messages, notifications etc. but without any notification sound. In the lollipop's priority mode, you can get your silent mode back by muting all notifications like incoming calls, messages, events, reminders, app notifications. You will still receive your calls, messages etc., but without any notification sound. This is helpful when you are in a meeting and do not want to be interrupted by incoming calls and other notifications. The priority mode also allows you to pick and choose the interruptions that will have notification sounds. For priority mode in Android Marshmallow. read this.

How to 'smart unlock' your Android lollipop with a trusted bluetooth device?

  • Posted on: 25 June 2015
  • By: sasi

Android provides password/pin/pattern options apart from 'swipe' to unlock the screen. But sometimes, you wish you could swipe to unlock and quickly answer an incoming call. Android lollipop's 'Smart Unlock' allows you to do just that. When connected to a 'trusted bluetooth device', you can unlock with a swipe. It overrides any other unlocking mechanisms that you have set.

How to restore privacy in Android Lollipop lockscreen notifications?

  • Posted on: 19 June 2015
  • By: sasi

Android Lollipop provides lockscreen notifications whenever you receive a new email, a whatsapp message, a missed call or any other app notifications (see image below). These notifications show a summary of the message on the lockscreen sometimes causing privacy issues. Fortunately, Lollipop provides notification settings to switch of this summary.