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Facebook announces Paper

Facebook announces Paper
Facebook announces Paper

Facebook today unveiled Paper, a new app for iOS that will be available from February 3, next Monday. The social network hopes to become tomorrow's newspaper in some ways with this view somewhat similar stories.

The application relies on his friends and sources of recognized content. The user can choose the themes for a series of articles or stories related to his tastes. It can then read from his iPhone along with a nice animation when opening. Photo and video are the two elements put forward, but the text is not forgotten. Facebook announced that each category contains rich content.

As the video presentation shows, it is possible to go beyond reading simple stories. It is thus possible to see some articles posted by friends. When a picture is wide, just tilt your iPhone to display a piece. The user can also comment and like.

 

Facebook announces its availability for February 3 only in the United States in the first place. The social network with 1.23 billion active users do not indicate a date of availability for international.

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab for Education

 
Samsung launches Galaxy Tab for Education
Samsung launches Galaxy Tab for Education


Samsung intends to try to impose as an alternative. The manufacturer announced a specific model of the Galaxy Tab, which basically is nothing more than 3 Tab 10.1-inch WXGA (1366 × 768), equipped with Wi-Fi, NFC and Android 4.4. Technically speaking, not much difference so-report by the classical model.  

This is the side of services and applications we must look for the educational aspect. The tablet thus provides access to Google Play for Education, the educational section of the apps store. Schoolchildren students and teachers will find specific content, apps of course but also books and videos, all of which are approved by educators. Alternative payments are also provided (all schools do not have a credit card), as a management console for the content of tablets on the web.

Samsung does not specify a price for this tablet will be available in April.

iOS 7.0.5 is available

iOS 7.0.5 is available


Apple offers to download iOS 7.0.5 for new iPhone. According to Apple, this update includes a correction of a supply network problem for some iPhone 5s, 5c and iPhone models sold in China. It weighs 35.4 MB on an iPhone 5s. It is not clear whether other corrections program. Recently, Apple announced an update to happen to fix problems with crashes iOS 7.

Updating recovers directly from an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c, even if it was not purchased in China - evidence with the above screen capture. It can also be recovered from iTunes. 

For people with a jailbroken device, do not update your device. Apple may have blocked the flaws in this version. She had already done in part with the latest beta of iOS 7.1.

Cydia: Springtomize 3 is available

Cydia: Springtomize 3 is available
Cydia: Springtomize 3 is available

You may already have seen yesterday on Cydia, iOS 7 compatible version of the famous tweak Springtomize is now available.

As always a slew of customization is possible in one tweak. This is the highlight of Springtomize: grouped into a tweak that could make by installing a dozen.

This version 3 offers total customization of your iOS device 7.

 Among other things, you can customize:

  • animation speed of iOS 
  • multitasking hiding application icons and changing the page size 
Cydia: Springtomize 3 is available
Cydia: Springtomize 3 is available

  • the control center by hiding the sections you do not need 

  • dock hiding the background, choosing the number and size of the icons, activating effect CoverFlow 
  • folders by hiding in the background, labels, resizing icons and changing the number of rows and columns of a file or adding a CoverFlow effect


If you purchased one of the previous versions, you can buy it for $ 1.99. 

Otherwise, you can purchase the new version for $ 2.99 on Cydia.

The Apple TV should support games soon


Apple will propose to users to play on their TVs a games developed specifically for the Apple TV. 

Developers are currently designing Bluetooth controllers in order to use them on the big screen. For now, we do not know if the support of these games will be only through a software update on current models or through a new Apple TV simply. This second choice is not impossible, the power must be provided in order to provide with the best possible games (in terms of graphics, flow, etc.).

 Apple could also offer games on the new model and the current with a few restrictions.

iPad Pro : Apple Tablet 12.9 inches for the third quarter of 2014?

The iPad Pro, is the name given by the media and rumors would reach the end of the third quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes. This tablet has not yet formalized by Apple seriously beginning to arrive in the tired rumor, meaning it indirectly is indeed in development. We remember the noise corridor about mini iPad before the announcement. Nobody really believed, in the end, Apple has proposed to complement the iPad.

iPad Pro : Apple Tablet 12.9 inches for the third quarter of 2014?
iPad Pro : Apple Tablet 12.9 inches for the third quarter of 2014?

The iPad Pro, is the name given by the media and rumors would reach the end of the third quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes. This tablet has not yet formalized by Apple seriously beginning to arrive in the tired rumor, meaning it indirectly is indeed in development. We remember the noise corridor about mini iPad before the announcement. Nobody really believed, in the end, Apple has proposed to complement the iPad.

As a reminder, the rumors about the use of the iPad Pro are mainly school and education on a larger scale. Apple actually would target this area in which the iPad Pro would be ideal to learn, among other things.

Last point the arrival of new iPad this year. This is not a real surprise for once, but more confirmation. Models 7.9 inches (mini iPad) and 9.7 inches (iPad) are currently in preparation. Unless Apple changes its plans, they should be presented in the autumn.

Serious problems with the MacBook Pro 2011

You encounter various problems with your MacBook Pro 2011? "Good" news, you're not alone. Several owners of the Apple laptop report having display problems, especially when the machine uses its resources (in a game for example). In addition to these problems likely related to the graphics card or the motherboard, the owners noted abnormal reboots when the screen displays a gray background. Different problems were noted on Apple forums, but not only. In fact, a Facebook group has been created for the occasion.


For worries display, Apple has already made replacements motherboards in the past. However, all is not yet functional because some users have experienced a replacement still face the problems mentioned. According to several people, they are due to MacBook which heats may be too.

In some cases, reinstalling OS X can fix this. This is at least the Apple backup solution. But then again, many people report that nothing has changed since the relocation. It is a blow to this computer, released in 2011. Fortunately, everyone is not affected.

Change programs of graphics cards have already taken place in the past, including the iMac. Apple had put in place a system to replace, without charge, the defective part. In the immediate future, nothing is said about the MacBook Pro 2011.

Cydia: BioProtect and AppLocker protect applications with Touch ID

Tweaks using the ID sensor Touch of the iPhone 5s begin to arrive on Cydia. After that serves Virtual Home Home button, here BioProtect and AppLocker. Both have the same purpose: protecting applications with one or more fingers.

Cydia: BioProtect and AppLocker protect applications with Touch ID
Cydia: BioProtect and AppLocker protect applications with Touch ID

BioProtect is developed by Elias Limneos. It has the advantage of being a bit more elegant than the second through the information on the screen. It includes a section dedicated to settings in which the user can enable / disable the tweak, vibration if an authentication error occurs or choose the button color. Thereafter, he may choose the applications they want to protect or not. Therefore, it will be mandatory to use or stored in its iPhone 5s to open protected applications fingers. Otherwise, they can not be opened.

AppLocker side, the scenario is more or less similar. Originally, this tweak already proposed to protect applications using a password to type using the keyboard. The latest update adds support for Touch ID. The operation is the same, the user selects which (s) application (s) must be protected and subsequently opened via Touch ID.

The Quechua Tab 8


The Quechua Tab 8
The Quechua Tab 8

After his smartphone, Quechua will soon release a tablet "mountain proof," the Quechua Tab 8 at a price of € 279.90.

This certified tablet IP54 offers 8-inch screen, a 1.2GHz Quad-core processor Wifi, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, an Alti-Baro sensor, a camera with flash 5mpx of the back, a front camera as well as of 2MPx a 6000mAh battery, all under Android 4.1.