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Turn This Apple iOS 9 Feature Off To Prevent Huge Data Usage Bills...

Apple iOS 9 comes with a new feature called "WiFi Assist", which as the name suggests automatically enables your cellular data connection if Wi-Fi speeds are not good. The feature comes enabled by default, and if you don't have an unlimited data plan this surely is a configuration to get a bill shocker.

To disable the feature, go to Settings->Cellular->Wi-Fi Assist, and turn it off.

Apple iOS WiFi Assist

Leaked Microsoft Lumia 950 Presentation Slide Shows PC-Mobile Convergence As "Continuum Display Dock"

Microsoft has scheduled an event in New York City on October 6, 2015 for unveiling it's new range of devices which includes the new Surface Pro 4 tablet, Band 2 wearable and new Lumia flagships phones running Windows 10. A set of leaked slides have made way onto the internet unveiling specs and features of the new devices, the leaked slides are supposed to be used by Microsoft to train staff in Mexico preparing for the launch event.

Apart from the specs of new Windows 10 phones, the leaked slides also shows an interesting new feature, the "Continuum Display Dock". The dock will enable support for the 'Phone Continuum' feature which allows the user to connect a keyboard and mouse to the handset, and then connect the handset to a display - turning the phone into a full-fledged Windows 10 PC, complete with familiar desktop user-interface. The idea is nothing new and was earlier introduced in Ubuntu Edge which failed to get beyond the concept phase, it now seems Microsoft is getting ahead in the "PC-Mobile Convergence" battle between the two popular operating-systems.

Microsoft Lumia 950
Microsoft Lumia 950

Your Printer Is Cheating You On How Much Ink Is Left !!!

A few years back we shared the interesting infographic on how printer ink is costlier then Human blood and many other liquids, with such high costs a user expects the printer to use every bit of it before asking a replacement of the ink-cartridge. Unfortunately, a recent research by the team over at Bellevue Fine Art, Seattle revealed that their Epson printer is flagging professional-grade cartridges 'Empty' when in fact 20% ink still remains in it amounting a loss of hundreds of dollar every month for them. Do watch the video shared below exposing the wastage.

Ink Scam Exposed

[Video] iPhone 6S Leaked Components vs iPhone 6

Apple has already confirmed the September 9, 2015 event making it certain the announcement of iPhone 6s. In the latest leaks 9to5mac has got their hands on leaked components of iPhone 6S and compared them with iPhone 6 on video as shared below confirming the rumors of a larger front FaceTime camera aimed at selfies and the new Force Touch feature.

[Video] Apple iPhone 6s With Force Touch Will Work Something Like This...

"Force Touch" is one of the most anticipated feature of upcoming Apple iPhone 6s, here is an concept video on how the Force Touch technology can do wonders to capabilities of Apple iOS.

[Video] Windows 10 Runs Surprisingly Good On A 7 Year Old Laptop

In an effort to unite the Windows Eco-system across a variety of hardware Microsoft has made many changes to make "Windows 10" work on the majority of devices out there, even ones with age-old hardware specification. To see exactly how well the new operating-system goes on with old hardware, Softpedia performed a quick test of installing and using Windows 10 on a 7-year-old Acer Aspire One powered by Intel Atom N450 processor clocked at 1.66 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, and a 320 GB hard disk. The results were quite surprising, the total installation took just 15 minutes from a USB drive and Windows 10 installed all the device drivers automatically. After installation Windows 10 performed flawlessly without any lags as shown in the video below.

6 Exciting New Features Expected For Apple iPhone 6s

Just when you thought that you were getting used to your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, speculations of two new Apple iPhone models are ripe and as evident from historical timeline of Apple's new product launches the coming fall later this year could be the official announcement for the upgrades - iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

You’re probably wondering how different these two new models will be in comparison to the current top of the range phones. Well, we have the inside scoop, and while nothing is confirmed yet, the following is what believe will be the main differences to the two new phones.

What's New In Apple iPhone 6s

It is thought that in terms of looks, the new devices will not look too dissimilar to the previous ones. However, there should be several great new features that will make you want to trade in your old phone! The main changes that should take place will be around the performance of the new phones, but there are also some other new and fun features that could be added for your enjoyment - check them out here…

1). DSLR Quality 12MP Camera - Camera has always been the USP for Apple iPhone and if you enjoy taking photos with your phone, you will be in for a treat with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus! Apple is rumored to have finally increased the mega pixel count to 12 megapixels so you can look forward to much better quality photographs. In addition to this the new cameras approach DSLR levels, which is great news!

The Race For "One OS For All Devices" - Ubuntu Vs Windows 10

With a phenomenal increase in mobile and tablet users, converged computing is definitely going to be the next big thing in the world of technology. To elaborate, "Phone–PC convergence" means a single app Eco-system and user-interface across mobile, tablet or Desktop computing devices. The technology industry has already prepped the end users for the shift. Ubuntu was without the doubt one of the first major OS name to afloat the idea and even start working on it, with options ranging from Ubuntu Edge, Ubuntu For Cars or the Nexphone concept the idea is now well conceptualized and waiting to became a reality sooner or later, recently Microsoft also joined the race with Windows 10 and started talking about the idea of "Universal Apps" across the Windows devices Eco-system. Microsoft has also taken the first step to make way into the Linux stronghold of "Internet of Things (IoT)" devices with it's "Windows For Devices" initiative and has already started offering free Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2.

In a recent presentation Mark Shuttleworth founder of Canonical’s Box (the company to market commercial support for Ubuntu) focused more on the convergence, specifying that currently Ubuntu’s phone application platform can already resize and fit applications to fit the different screen sizes, including smart phones to windows desktop screen sizes.

Windows 10 Vs Ubuntu

Here is a peep on how both Windows and Ubuntu are being remodeled around convergence and what are their USP's.

Solution for YU Yureka Blank Screen During Calls And After Wakeup From Lock Screen

Yu is the brand-name given to a new line of products by Micromax aimed to counter the competition from likes of Xiaomi (Mi Vs Yu!!), the first smartphone of the series Yu Yureka offered a great combination of hardware and software (CyanogenMod) at an very affordable price. The handset recently got an update to Google Android 5 Lolipop (CyanogenMod 12), everything worked ok but it seems it introduced a bug which would result in blank screen when waked-up from lock-screen or after a reboot and also during calls. Here is how you can fix both issues - the black screen during the call and the blank screen after reboot or wake-up.

Yu Yureka Blank Screen Problem

CHIP - The $9 Computer

CHIP Computer Logo$35 Raspberry Pi has the crown of being world's smallest and cheapest computer, but this seems not to be the case anymore. C.H.I.P. - a brand new entry to the mini-computing scene has already been successfully crowd-funded at kickstarter, the "100% open-source" product features attractive functionality and power for a price-tag of $9 which includes a 1Ghz A13 Allwinner CPU, 512MB of DDR3 RAM, 4GB NAND storage, USB, Micro USB, Video/Audio/MIC Composite, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wifi 802.11B/G/N.

The tiny C.H.I.P. SOC is designed to run Debian Linux including modern desktop GUI apps like LibreOffice, VLC, or the Firefox or Chrome web browsers. Best of all, CHIP runs mainline Linux, which means it’s easier than ever to keep teaching it new tricks without inheriting a pile of kernel patches. Do watch the introduction video shared by MAKE magazine of this exciting new development for maker's community.

CHIP Tiny Computer
CHIP Connections
CHIP Computer Features
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