We started saying that there be no misunderstanding, when Apple seeks patent in the U.S. office does not always mean that we will see the idea put into practice, not always, but sometimes you do. We do not know what is this that we bring and has been published by the registrar today, but it seems very interesting as it relates to new methods of entry into the touchscreen especially designed for smaller screens.
It is true that multi-touch gestures introduce a series of intuitive activities that are used to perform certain actions in a natural way without learning, but what about smaller devices? For example, imagine the iPod nano, if we zoom in using the gesture of separation of fingers on the screen would have great difficulty doing so. This could be overcome with a gestural process described in patent application.
With the swipe gesture Then hold (moved and then maintain) describes an action that involves the movement of a finger on the screen with a certain direction and then stopped at one point. Would be used for enhanced viewing of the objects that are displayed precisely in the direction indicated. Even the speed of the gesture could be used to determine the speed at which this route should be a larger scale.
With the swipe gesture Then Hold the gesture would be made ??otherwise, then first subjected to even end up sliding your finger from the screen. In this patent is described to show a series of objects in one direction and speed. For example, imagine that with the iPhone do the gesture on a particular face of a person, then the device might interpret as a request for more pictures of that person (as this function and iPhoto) along the specific pattern indicated by the direction of movement or speed.
The most interesting of these descriptions is that both involve the use of accelerometers to indicate the device’s speed or moving of the display. If you see in the pictures attached, particularly in Figure 18 and the upper corners of the image 15 is represented by curved arrows this system. Ultimately it is the inclination to use the device to see if we are asking for more speed or less, or if we want to move forward or backward. It’s a pretty useful that could be used perfectly to advance or go back into playing a song for example.
Some users are apparently receiving from Apple a newsletter about a new program of replacement adapters . portable for the company. As you will know these elements have long been subject to criticism from users who saw it as deteriorated to the point of breaking . This damage appeared especially in the area where the cable connects to the plastic or the MagSafe connector on the adapter MagSafe 60W or 85W MMP-1, T-shaped, which brought the old MacBooks and MacBooks Pro
Now Apple has received the pressure through a class action to develop this plan parts. The action comes as a result of the accusations made against the company since 2009 because of the potential danger that these fissures accounted for homes, any potential sources of fire such as happened in 2007 in Connecticut. The program includes now the possibility of replacement in any case where we observe a similar decline to photography, that is, the area where the electrical wire is exposed. If that is the problem, we call aa Apple to the numbers listed or visit an Apple Retail Store or an authorized reseller where we will support our case and decide whether it is covered by the program.
A second procedure was developed for those who already bought a replacement adapter in its day (I also suffered this misfortune for years) after the original break. In these cases it is expected a refund of the purchase, varies depending on the time 79, 50 or $ 35 from first to third year. It seems that this system will only be held in the United States, but not more informed about the issue in our country.
It is a relief to see that these adapters Apple changed some time ago and these problems stopped appearing in new adapters with MagSafe connector in the form of L.
Disappointed with the keynote or imagined it to be submitted and have not been surprises? Whatever the case, and since we could not be present at the Town Hall Auditorium is time to judge for ourselves what happened recently in Cupertino thanks to streaming video that Apple just released a few minutes ago. Can be viewed from their website and has a length of just over 96 minutes.
Phil Schiller, Eddy Cue, Scott Forstall and finally Tim Cook Apple’s new CEO came on stage to talk about the different products in which the company is working on right now. This is also the farewell keynote of Steve Jobs and it’s finally finished feeling, or that’s my feeling. Of course, if you will not hesitate to comment to see what you think oratory the qualities of the participants mentioned in the presentation, beyond the valuation of products advertised on their own.
Interesting revelation that comes from AppAdvice and that truth can be a lot of people happy who has a terminal iPhone 4. People JailbreakNation been able to see first hand, a source close to Apple, the company would be testing the iPhones assistant at Siri 4. AppAdvice has requested to verify the source and say it’s legitimate.
In short it seems that Cupertino has created a special version of IOS 5 and iPhones have been installed in 4 of some employees, letting them try the wizard for a few days. We do not know the intentions of the Apple brand in particular, but it makes sense to think they want to know why the system behaves as the wizard installed, perhaps with the idea of ??integrating definitely in that phone.
The test would not have lasted more than a few days to prevent information leaking to the blogosphere and press. As we saw through the actions of some hackers, the iPhone 4 Siri behave well when he does communicate with Apple’s servers, so that would be nice that Apple made this gift to multiple owners of the previous model. It only remains to find out if you need more sales of the iPhone 4S (which currently includes the exclusive Siri) or the desire to satisfy previous clients. Will we see Siri ported to the iPhone 4, 3G or even the iPod touch (despite its inferior microphone)?
Truth be told, Dropbox is the companies that best work in the cloud today. Have succeeded in creating a reliable and easy to use that falls to almost all who try it. Even now, many of us who use Apple products is in doubt whether icloud eventually engulfing Dropbox in the future in the ecosystem of the block. Only a matter of time more and more applications take advantage of the cloud service from Apple for setting aside local storage.
The really curious thing is that according to Drew Houston told one of the founders of Dropbox, the Forbes Apple was willing to acquire the company in 2009. It was Steve Jobs himself who invited this fellow Arash Ferdowsi and his Infinite Loop office to discuss the possible purchase where Jobs got to put a nine-digit number on the table. The two partners would not accept the proposal based on their desire to make the startup then continue rising to current levels.
The reaction of the then CEO of Apple, while a cup of tea taken was to laugh and argue that they were going after that market, meaning that sooner or later launch a similar system. In fact, one of Jobs’ claims was not seen as a product Dropbox in itself but as a feature. How well they fit the above with what has come to be icloud ! Indeed, a full service storage in the cloud that includes syncing documents as one of its main strengths.
Anyway, despite that the company has finished the block overlapping to Dropbox on certain issues, I do not think that the latter have much to fear. In the same article quoted above Forbes given some insight to the success of Dropbox and is enviable: over 50 million users, an estimated income of $ 240 million at the end of the year and only 70 employees. All this knowing that their system is based on a large base of customers who do not pay a penny for the service, unlike the 4% that does.
It’s reported on a lawsuit that had been made ??against Apple for alleged problems that iOS 4 was introduced in the iPhone 3G, in the form of a clear performance loss that many experience first person, any action became desperate about the slow response of the device. Bianca Wofford was responsible for bringing this action in California Superior Court in an attempt to receive some compensation from the Cupertino company. Finally, the claim is rejected as not applicable under the U.S. Consumer Law but that does not rule out that Mrs. Wofford can not appeal the decision.
The lawsuit filed last year in part read as follows:
Although Apple is aware of thousands of consumer complaints 3G/3GS iPhone does not allow the same users / consumers of third generation devices to download and re-install your previous iOS 3.x and optimized without having to resort hacker tactics to nullify the guarantees of the iPhone and violate user agreements.
In fact this is what the applicant attempted to Apple’s service, he was offered the chance to download a previous version. In addition, for damages in the cause for each plaintiff requested to join the litigation of $ 5,000 compensation for damages, free upgrades to iPhone 3G or iPhone 4 and $ 150 for the lost services. The paper also accused the company of the block to have created this situation deliberately intended to encourage sales of newly launched iPhone 4.
And why the judge has finally accepted the lawsuit? Because the IOS version 4 was released for free so that is not covered by the law to judge these situations. Also, remember that a later update, iOS 4.1, partly regained the ease that the device had iOS 3 (but not all, as well I can confirm).
Anyway I hope this and other similar complaints have been made ??in Cupertino will walk with more eye on updates, since the bad publicity does great harm to sales of a model. It should be noted that, for example, in the case of the iPhone 3G with iOS 5 the situation is not discussed here seems to even remotely as users state that your machine runs the operating system version without any problems or differences with the previous one.