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[iOS Tips] View Pictures By Location On Your iPhone

Now you can view photos of your favorite places on your iPhone and 3G-equipped iPad with the use of a new feature named “Places”. This  new feature in the Photos app allows you to see pictures based on geographical location.

From the iOS homescreen:

  • Tap on “Photos”, then at the bottom of the Camera Roll tap onto “Places”
  • Scroll and zoom on the Google Map to show pins for specific regions tagged with photos
  • Tap a red pin to see a photo count exclusive to that place, then tap the blue > arrow to see camera roll only for that location

This feature is only accurate to use if you have Location Services and geographic tagging enabled for the photos app.] [via - OSXDaily]

Gmail App for iOS Now Available Over App Store

So the rumors were indeed true,from the past couple of days we have been hearing about the official gmail app for iOS based devices is ready for the release and now after just hours of the rumor widespread the App is now available over App Store for all iOS 4+ devices.

Here are some of it’s key features:

● Receive notification badges for new messages
● Read your mail with threaded conversations
● Organize your mail by archiving, labeling, starring, deleting, and reporting spam
● Keep track of important messages with priority inbox
● Auto-complete contact names as you type
● Send and receive attachments
● Search through all your mail

With this release of the official Gmail app from google the main question arise why? If google had to launch this application on the iOS platform what took so much long to do so? and now as they are arche rivals  with Apple with their own Mobile Operating System,what’s really cooking in their mind?

Anyways for a moment just keep all the controversies and questions aside,just head over to the  App Store to Download Gmail app for iOS

AirBeam – Remote Webcam/Surveillance App for iPhone Now Comes With Audio Recording And Detection

Hot on the heels of initial version of Surveillance app named AirBeam, developer Heiko Straulino has been busy improvising it  and the newest update, released over the weekend, now let’s users stream and record audio as well, and adds an audio detection feature similar in function to motion detection.

The latest update allows user to record both video and audio over a local wifi network, or over the web, to another iDevice running AirBeam or to the free Mac AirBeam app. The audio detection feature will trigger recording or alarms if it’s tripped.

The update also adds chunk of other improvements, like the ability to remotely switch the iPhone 4/4S’s  flashlight on, the ability to transfer recordings to the monitoring device and the ability to use audio recording in stealth mode, with the iPhone locked.

Download it from App Store for $3.99

Google Voice Vanishes from the App Store Due to iOS 5 Incompatibility

The Google Voice app for iOS was suddenly pulled out from the App Store by Google due to some login bugs in the app indicating the incompatibility with the recently released update for the iDevices the iOS 5.

The Google Voice app was removed because it was crashing the app at the sign in screen, so to fix the bug and to avoid the users from getting issues with such bugs the app was pulled from the store and the fix is in the working for the same as reported earlier by Engadget.
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iCloud Issue : Data clearing problem in iOS 5

Here is an interesting peice of tidbit related to iCloud, Marco Arment , the creators of a popular app called Instapaper have noticed some problems related to changes which were made in iOS 5 to integrate it with iCloud backups.

Last week some users facing problems in accessing backups which were previously stored in apps. According to reports a user was up to catch a flight so he stocked his iPad for a long flight, sync bunch of movies & podcasts, downloaded few magazines, so there was very little free space.

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iPhone Users can now avail 50 GB Free Storage on Box.net Starting Today

Yes its true, Box is offering 50 f***’in GBs of free storage inside its cloud for iOS users — just like it did for TouchPad owners back in June. Its available for anyone who downloads the latest version of Box’s app for iPad and iPhone and will receive their massive lot for data storage after registering a personal account. To make better use of that extra space, Box will also be bumping upload capacity from 25MB to 100MB per file. This 50 GB of storage isn’t just limited to your mobile device, you get it anywhere you use your Box account, like on your laptop at home or your desktop at the office.

From Box.net:

This promotion starts today and runs for only 50 days, so get your free space in the cloud by following these steps:

  1. Visit the app store and download the Box app for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
  2. Log in to your account or register for a new one directly from the app
  3. Start sharing and collaborating in the cloud
  4. (optional but recommended) Tell the world how you’ll use your 50 GB with the hashtag #Box50GB

 

Using AirPlay, users can also remotely stream Box content on an Apple TV for effortless projection of photos, videos, presentations and more. The future of mobile is about being free of storage restrictions and closed systems. With this offer, all iOS users will see the benefit of having all of their critical information available at their fingertips, from anywhere.

Source: Box

Now Send Greeting Cards via your iPhone

Out of  the number of  new software released from Apple yesterday, we now take a look at the Cards app.The card app is aptly named “Cards” and will enable the users to design and send greeting cards to their loved one’s from their iOS devices.Cards will allow the users to choose from a variety of designs(in all 21) and customize them as per their needs and send it to anyone around the world.

From iTunes:

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Twitter for iOS 5 Released

With the release of iOS 5 due tomorrow, the third party service providers are making a beeline to get their apps up and ready for Apple’s latest mobile operating system.Twitter has just released an update to its popular iPhone app, rendering it officially ready for the imminent takeover of iOS 5.

Due to Twitter’s extended integration with iOS 5, from now on users need not  enter their login details more than once. Your Twitter username and password can be essentially hard-coded into your device through the Settings app so that any other Twitter client (or app requiring of your twitter credentials) will automatically be able to login without you having to re-enter your password. The only thing you have to deal with is a  popup through which you confirm or deny access, and you’ll be ready to rumble.

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