You’ve seen the Apple commercials where kids FaceTime with their grandparents. Heck I FaceTime with my two-year-old nephew and it’s awesome. Apple makes it seem like FaceTime is just a magical program thatÂ just works, but in reality youÂ doÂ need to turn it on and set it up on your devicesâ€”and Macâ€”to make it work.
When Apple unveiled iOS 6 – their latest generation mobile operating system at the WWDC 2012, it showcased “Eyes Free” – a feature that would allow users to fire up Siri using dedicated buttons on the steering wheel of a car. This would allow users to ask Siri questions without taking their eyes off the road.Â
Trying to figure out whatâ€™s the best iOS device to give (or ask for)? We hear you, it can be tough to figure out what is the right device for the right person and what they will be using it for. This is what this iOS gift guide is about. Weâ€™ve posed a few common scenarios and what we think is the right iOS device choice in each situation.
During a Reddit IAmA eventÂ in October, Microsoft engineer Steve Bathiche had claimed that Surface RT has a better display than iPadâ€™s Retina display.
He explained that while screen resolution was one of component of the perceived detail,Â the true measure of resolvability of a screen called Modulation Transfer Function (MTF), not Pixels. He claimed that during their tests,Â many people saw more details on Surface RT than on the iPad with more resolution.