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How to make Chrome your default web-browser on Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Yesterday, we shared the news of snappier Google Chrome being available on Apple iOS platform. However, Apple iOS does not let users select there default web-browser of choice and would only launch mobile safari for links from apps. Thanks to the Cydia Tweak "BrowserChooser", a user can now select any web-browser as default including "Chrome for iOS".

Browser Chooser for iOS

Google Chrome finally comes to iOS - features signature fast, synchronized, tabbed browsing

After going mobile with launch of Chrome for Android, the sleek "Google Chrome" web-browser has made it's way to Apple iOS ecosystem with release of Chrome for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

After installing Chrome on your Apple device, you will instantly notice the signature speedier webpage loading - thanks to the smart pre-fetching technique Google Chrome is known for. The other major features you would love enjoying would be - the tabbed browsing, private surfing using incognito mode, synchronized web-browsing tied to your Google account across desktop and mobile browsers to enjoy always in-sync open tabs, bookmarks, passwords and omnibox data with ability to send pages from Chrome on your computer to your phone for offline on-the-go reading.

Google chrome on Apple iPhone

A detailed hands-on review with high-resolution images posted after the jump.

[EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY] - PhoneTrans Pro - Feature rich, iOS device manager

We reviewed the free version of versatile Apple iOS device manager "PhoneTrans" few days ago, while feature rich the utility did lack some features when compared to paid "PRO" upgrade version like Wi-Fi Transfer without iTunes, simultaneous management support for multiple iOS devices, ability to share files among multiple iOS devices, iTunes Library to iPhone feature and much more.

The good news is, under an EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY for megaleecher users, iMobie is providing genuine, free activation key for PhoneTrans Pro worth "$29.99" each to all our readers. To grab your free-copy of of "PhoneTrans Pro" with all the amazing features mentioned below, simply visit the promo-link posted after the jump.

PhoneTrans Activation Key
PhoneTrans Pro

Video introduction to Apple OS X Mountain Lion

With 200+ new features and lots of usual bug-fixes and security patches, the all new desktop operating-system from Apple will be revealed July,2012. Christened "OS X Mountain Lion" the new upgrade brings a lot of great things from iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to the Mac. For example, users can now send iMessages, use Game Center, receive notifications and work with integrated iCloud for a streamlined experiences across various Apple devices. A video introducing all major new features is posted after the jump.

Apple OS X Mountain Lion

How to Enable Caps Lock on Apple iOS

There was a time when revolutionary Apple iPhone lacked the very basic text manipulation functionality like copy/paste and we have to use hacks to get the feature. Slowly and steadily the Apple iOS mobile operating system has now matured a lot and offers a decent set of functionality to perform text manipulation.

If you make use of capital letters, you should be happy to know that Apple iOS offers the ability to use "CAPS LOCK" feature - letting users write all capital-alphabets without the need to repeatedly use SHIFT key. Here is how to activate and use this nifty feature from Apple iOS native keyboard.

Caps Lock feature in Apple iPhone

PhoneTrans - Free iTunes Alternative for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

iPhoneTransWhile Apple iOS devices have the most simplest usability, the accompanied "PC Suite" management application Apple iTunes is equally frustrating to use. There are numerous free iTunes alternatives and today we are reviewing yet another application in this niche.

The root cause of all this trouble is "iTunes Library" concept, which ties a user to a single account and computer - forcing them to sync audio, video and other items from a single computer. But there is way out, with free iTunes alternative application - "PhoneTrans" the user gets the power to just drag-and-drop files in & out of there iPhone, iPad and iPod touch just like windows explorer from ANY COMPUTER without worrying about deletion of earlier content as in iTunes Sync.

PhoneTrans fully supports adding, removing, backing-up and recovering of music, movies, music videos, TV shows, podcasts, voice memos, ringtones and eBooks etc. from Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

PhoneTrans Main Interface

[Video] Awesome iOS interface concept with Dynamic badges, Flipcons, Mission Control and much more...

Apple iOS 6 got unveiled recently and did packed some exciting new features, here is an interesting iOS concept video that every user of Apple devices would love to use. I specially like the Notification center, Dynamic badges, Flipcons and Mission Control features.

iOS Concept

Apple Unveils iOS6, Developer Preview Available For Download

Apple’s WWDC keynote 2012 unveiled the next major upgrade to the company's highly popular mobile operating system - iOS 6. With over 200 new features the all new Apple iOS6 is currently available as a free download for registered developers and will be made available to users this fall as a free software update.

The most notable new features and changes would be - all-new iOS6 Maps app which entirely replaces Google Maps, new Siri features and commands, Facebook integration for Contacts and Calendar, Social posting from Notification Center, Facebook-enabled apps like Photos, Safari, and Maps, ability to share Photo Streams via iCloud, a universal virtual ticket storage system Passbook. Detailed explanation of these new features with images and video after the jump.

iOS 6

How to download and install Spire (Siri Port) for iOS 5.1.1

Spire the Siri port for non-iPhone4S Apple devices is sadly no longer developed and would even refuse to install on Apple iOS 5.1 . While trying to install via Cydia you will receive the following error. However, there is an alternative way to get this on iOS 5.1 as shown ahead.

Spire Error

iFunBox - The easiest, free desktop manager for iPhone, iPad and iPod

ifunbox logoWhile Apple's solution to manage iOS devices, "iTunes" is a great piece of utility. Many users simply hate to use it specially with the whole "Sync" methodology, this is the reason we have quite some free iTunes alternatives out there.

If you are looking for something which offers both ease-of-use and raw power to control and command your iDevice, free Windows and MAC utility "iFunBox" is for you.

ifunbox

Equipped with features like total control of iPhone/iPad file-system, single click .IPA file installs (AppFastIn) with app backup support, ability to make use of iPhone storage as a regular removable disk for general storage, Access App sandbox without Jailbreak, picture and wallpaper manipulation with previews and ability to export music and movies from iPhone/iPod. While the 91 iPhone PC Suite does have more features, this is very simple and portable to use, just like the Cyder desktop application for Cydia application.

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