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Project Ara
Project Ara

GOOGLE’S PROJECT ARA – In the world we are living in today, the smartphone has become part and parcel of lives, hence being a very integral device for many people across the globe. However, most of us have either no say or little say in the making of the device, in particular how it looks or what it does. However, Project Ara by Google is working to eliminate this problem. Project Ara is a Google’s initiative aimed at developing an open hardware platform which can create highly modular smartphones.

The modular smartphones are those which users can change each component, whereby they have the chance to choose what they want. The Project Ara smartphone is meant to allow everyone to build their own smartphone by choosing your preferred features. For instance one may want to spend more on higher memory and less on camera.

 

The Project Ara by Google intends to sell the phone for a certain price, and then make a Google Play-like module store where users can purchase modules to upgrade or swap malfunctioning modules. The modules will be available at both the official Google store and third-party stores owned by third-party developers who are working with the Project Ara team.google Project Ara

The modules will provide the common smartphone features for instance speakers, cameras. They will also provide more specialized features such as receipt printers, night vision sensors, laser pointers, Pico projectors, game controller buttons, as well as medical devices. In addition, they possess a unique protection for the modules using electropermanent magnets.

Pros

The modules will be hot-swappable. This means that users can change them without having to turn off the device first. Even batteries can be swapped out since they come with a reserve.

Project Ata by Google will lower the entry barrier for manufacturers of phone hardware, allowing many developers compared to the few operating currently. This will greatly reduce hardware pricing.

Project Ara by google

Cons

The modular smartphone will have a lower battery life by 25%.

The Project Ara phones are thicker and heavier because of the modular design.

The smartphone will require a trade-off between modularity and volumetric efficiency. However, modularity would bring about a difference of less than 25% in power, size and weight.

Conclusion

Project Ara by Google symbolizes the more increasing technology and innovations in the world. It is a great initiative that would give people freedom to choose how their smartphones will look and function, amongst other things. A pilot programme will be launched in 2016 and carry initial test market in US. Therefore, it won’t be long before this great technology becomes available for everyone globally.

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new HTC One A9
new HTC One A9

A Brief Look At The Brand New HTC – HTC have had a pretty rough year but they plan on getting back into the game with the introduction of the new HTC One A9. The phone has gained popularity because of its outward look being similar to an iPhone, but there is a lot more to it than that. The A9 tends to feel like it has a strong combination of everything that HTC did when they were releasing the original HTC One (M7). HTC have come from far and they show this in this new phone.

HTC One A9Design

The phone has a similar look to the iPhone. It has 5 inches making it slightly bigger than the iPhone 6 and slightly smaller than the iPhone 6 plus. It also has the same basic form factor, shape and antenna lines as the common iPhone 6. However, some of the notable differences include; the edges being squared off a bit more, the home button has an oval shape instead of a round one, the rear camera has been placed at the center as opposed to being on the side, the volume button are on the same sides as the lock button, and it is slightly bulkier than the iPhone.

Android 6.0

The phone comes with the latest version of the android operating system, commonly referred to as Marshmallow, and it is the first phone besides the nexus to get the update. Other phones will also get the update eventually, but the A9 enjoys a fast unique update schedule. The new Marshmallow OS has helpful improvements app permissions that can be customized and Google Now On Tap which recommends what you can do based on what is on your screen.

brand HTC One A9Fingerprint Sensor

In the past, HTC phones have lacked the innovation of the finger print reader. The HTC One A9 changes this by introducing a fingerprint reader on its home button. The sensor equipped is an excellent one and is much faster than the one found on an iPhone 6. This also makes it better than the HTC One M9 as the M9 lacks both a fingerprint scanner and a home button.

Camera

Its camera consists of a 13-pixel rear camera that takes pictures quite well in places that have low light or places that are well lit. It is also slightly better than the M9’s 20-megapixel camera. However, if you are still comparing it to an iPhone, it is not as sharp or as versatile. It also has a 4 ultra-pixel front camera that comes with a BSI sensor and is capable of recording videos at 1080p resolution.

Processing Speed

The A9 has been equipped with a brand new 1.5 GHz Snapdragon 617 Octa-core processor that should make it run faster than the iPhone 6’s 1.4 GHz A8 chip. Despite this, the A9 is noticeably slower and more prone to episodes of lag than the iPhone 6. Benchmark tests also reveal that the A9 will under-perform when compared to an iPhone 6S. This is especially noticed on apps and games that use heavy graphics.

the HTC One A9

Battery

The battery of the A9 is probably the most disappointing side of the phone as it comes with a non-removable battery that has a poor life. It may require frequent charging if you are planning on using it for long hours as it can lose up-to 75% of its battery life fewer than 5 hours. The good news is that the A9 comes with Quick Charge 2.0 support and will soon have Quick Charge 3.0. A normal charger can take around 3 hours to fully charge the phone and it is highly recommended to use a Qualcomm Quick Charger.

Specifications

– CPU: 1.5 Ghz Snapdragon 617, 64-Bit octa-core
– Ram: 3GB
– Storage: 32 GB of in-built memory.
– Camera: 13 megapixel rear camera and 4 ultra-pixel front camera
– OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
– Screen: 5-inch 1080p AMOLED
– Battery: 2,150 mAh

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Sony Xperia Z5
Sony Xperia Z5

Sony Xperia Z5

Some of the latest features:

xperia z5The Sony Xperia Z5 comes with IP68 levels of waterproofing. This feature is one of the new inclusions in the model. According to Sony, the waterproofing feature allows you to submerge the phone till 1 meter below the water. However, the company of course doesn’t recommend users to drop it under water. But just as Z3 and Z2 were shown taking pictures underwater, Z5 is shown taking pictures in the rain. This means you are advised not to use it under water. For a device that comes in this range, it is fair enough. Interestingly, the waterproofing design mainly allows you to protect your device from accidental spillage.

 

The next latest feature added to Xperia Z5 is the new Android version, 5.1 Lollipop. This is the latest Android version from Google that makes its way into this device. Even though Sony has promised Android Marshmallow to join Z5, consumers need to wait for some time till it arrives. Along with this, a new custom interface is also added into Z5. The custom interface is quite easy to operate and looks really good. One of the features include the ability to arrange the app icons in app tray alphabetically.sony-xperia-z5

Fingerprint scanner is the other important feature added to Sony Xperia Z5. It is located near the power button on the right side of the device. This keeps the device safe from unauthorized access. Another new feature includes the 23 MP camera with Steady Shot stabilization and Hybrid AF. In fact, after Z3 Sony has made a lot of changes in Z5, especially in the camera feature.

With the latest Z5, Sony has given a tough competition to the others by releasing its first 4K display. Z5 now allows customers to shoot, display as well as share 4K footage easily.
Apart from these some of the other features include the Digital Noise Cancellation and support for high resolution audio files.

 

sony z5

The Pros

• Prominent fingerprint scanner
• Good camera
• Great battery life

The Cons

• Design is not new
• List of specs is not upgraded
• Gets hot numerous times
With smart features and cool look, the Sony Xperia Z5 is one of the best phone customers can get at such a price. It makes a good choice over its competitors.

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Project Loon by google
Project Loon by google

Project Loon is a development and research project being undertaken by the Google team to provide internet access to the remote and rural areas. The main targets are the areas that are currently receiving poor internet connection from the current provisions. It also aim to improve on communication during strikes of the affected regions by natural disasters like Earth quakes, Tsunamis among others.

Project Loon by googleGoogle claims that there is a population of almost five billion people who still face difficulty in communication due to limited internet access and that’s why they have named it as the Project Loon. Some news refer to it as Google balloon internet.

The project Loon by google headed by Cyrus Behroozi who leads telecommunication and networking. Rich DeVaul, expert on Wearable technology is the chief technical architect. The project features high altitude balloons designed and positioned at the stratosphere. The balloons are placed at an altitude of about twenty miles creating an aerial wireless-network with up to 3G speed.

Project Loon by googleAfter identifying the wind layer bearing the expected direction and speed, the balloons are then controlled by adjusting their altitude and floats to a wind layer. The Wind speed and direction data is acquired from the NOAA; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The beneficiaries of the internet service will then connect to the balloon network via special internet antennas that they will attach to their buildings.

The signal transfer channel involve balloon to balloon signal transfer, then travels to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) based at a ground station and the finally to the global internet. The envelopes used in the balloons are designed by Raven Aerostar. They consist of polyethylene plastic measuring about 0.0030 inches thick. The balloons adopts super pressure filling with helium inside. When totally full, they stand at 12 meters tall and 15 meters across. The balloons elevation is controlled by a pump system that pumps air in or releases air to the ballast.

Project Loon by googleA 10 kilogram box hangs below the balloon which contains its electrical equipment and connections. Inside the small box, are circuit boards controlling the system, batteries for power solar storage, radio antennas and Ubiquiti networks for communication with the other balloons. Actually the balloon electrical system drives its power from solar panels producing 100 watts of power in a full sun. They are positioned between the box and the balloon itself. The batteries are charged by the solar panels during the day and stores power for operation during the night.

There is a parachute attached at the top of the balloon which deploys automatically in case of any unexpected system failure. The parachute allows for controlled and descent landing. Typically the balloon’s life is limited to 100 days though Google claims that they can modify it to achieve a maximum life of 200 days. The project will promote information access and efficient communication by those residing in remote locations. It will also enhance disaster management. However, there have been reported cases of the system crash in especially in South Africa, The United Sates and other regions. Google has not yet stated the cost of the project.

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Galaxy S6 Edge
Galaxy S6 Edge

Galaxy S6 Edge vs Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung has come up yet again with another fantastic addition to its smartphone product line; albeit this time, crowned with regard as the world’s first dual curved displays smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Plus, a slightly bigger version, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+.

The most obvious and most visually immediate innovation to these band new products is their curved edges. This new feature gives the smartphone a more unique and sleek feel to it compared to its predecessors. Though, truly, it would be worthy indeed to look at the other innovations to the product and other aspects.

galaxy s6 edge vs galaxy s6 edge plusPrice

Although the new features of his handheld are of no laughing matter, the same certainly goes for its price.

For a minimum of 32GB internal storage, it rocks an astounding entry price of approximately $672. For more adventurous users whose preference is among the 64GB or 128GB models, we’re looking at an entry price of approximately $768 and $850, respectively. These prices already exceed that of the iPhone 6 Plus.

It would be also worthy to note that a slightly bigger version of such a model – specifically, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ – yields a much higher entry price of $760 (32GB) and $850 (64GB).

 

Designs, Display, Dimension, and Resolution

galaxy s6 edge vs galaxy s6 edge plus

The Edge models offer sleek and aluminum frame designs and a flat, glass rear giving it a premium and superior sensation to it both visually and kinaesthetically.

The original Edge boasts a convenient size of 70.1×142.1mm compared to the Edge+ which sizes up to 75.8×154.4mm. This does indeed make the latter model approximately 8% larger than that of the former; a noticeable difference indeed, though still convenient.

Another feature to its size and dimension is its width, with the Edge+ with the surprisingly thin 6.9mm as opposed to the 7mm thick Edge. The difference between the two Edges is perhaps too insignificant to be noticeable; however, compared to its predecessors, it is truly a significant alteration.

The Edge weights 132g only; the Edge+ however, due perhaps to its extra size, weights 16% more (153g). Truly, the Edge is lighter compared to its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S5, which weights 145g. It is truly a remarkable improvement.

galaxy s6 edge vs galaxy s6 edge plusWith regard to its display, the Edge+ takes over with a 5.7” display compared to the original Edge model, which holds an 80% smaller 5.1” display.

Connected to the display, it also worthy to note that the new models share the same resolution of 2560 x 1440 plus the utilization of AMOLED display tech. This makes the displays in the phone sharp and utterly crisp, truly fitting for a superior handheld.

The Edge is available in the colors white, black, silver, and gold; the Edge+ in white, black, gold, and green.

As we can see, the Samsung has decided to retain its home button interface externally. Internally, however, they have decided to add an improved fingerprint scanner mechanism.

 

Processor and Ram

galaxy s6 edge vs galaxy s6 edge plusBoth the Edge and Edge+ are powered by the superior Exynos processors – specifically, Exynos 7420 (64-bit, octa core, 2.1GHz + 1.5GHz).

It is also imperative to note that although both models wield the same processors, there is still a difference in the processing power as the Edge+ elites the previous model with a 4GB ram compared to the Edge’s 3GB ram.

Camera

Both the Edge and the Edge+ employ the same front and back camera megapixel count – 16MP (back) and 5MP (front), powered by advanced f/1.9 apertures on the rear cameras plus an Optimal Image Stabilization features.

The camera also features new modes such as 3-dimensional images.

Unfortunately however, even though the models wield a flat back, it does possess a bulky camera frame which some users may find unappealing.

 

Battery

Although a relatively new modification to the Samsung smartphone line-up, fast charging is still being consistently retained in the new models.

A new innovation which has both made enthusiast excited and anxious at the same time is the wireless charging; although, the Edge+ has it better. The Edge+ offers a fast wireless charging similar to that of cable charging; but the Edge isn’t too bad either, taking only about 2 hours to fully charge a phone completely drained.

As its rear casing has been designed as relatively permanent, removable batteries have been excluded as a feature. A lot of smartphone enthusiasts have frowned upon this alteration as battery shifting is often exercised.

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oneplus 2
oneplus 2

Cell Phone One Plus 2

oneplus 2

The price of the One Plus 2 cell phone is brilliant compared to some of its competitors with the 64gb costing just $389. There is also a 16gb model available which still has a great price of $329. The phone comes with 12 months warranty and runs off the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system and has a 64gb memory so plenty of space for apps, pictures, music and whatever else you may need. Many of us use our smartphones to keep in touch with the world around us, whether that be with family, friends or colleagues; the one plus 2 cell phone is paired with a 3,300 mAh battery so is guaranteed to effortlessly power through your necessary apps, games and even HD video.

 

one plus 2 the flagship killerIt also has a 5.5 IPS LCD display so everything from images to text will be crystal clear.The phone has dual sim capabilities so you are able to manage both your work and personal lives from one device, saves money and time as you wont have to be swapping from one phone to the other. It also features a 13mp camera with dual LED flash and has a 5mp camera at the front, perfect for taking selfies. The camera sensors has large pixels to collect more light creating a better quality photo in dark conditions. The phone has a 5.5 inch screen, lightweight aluminium and magnesium alloy frame and steel accents which gives the cell phone a sleek and stylish look as well as has 2g, 3g and 4g capabilities which means you can have internet coverage in most places where there isn’t WiFi.

one plus 2 is back with exciting new featuresThere are however cons to the phone. The battery is not removable which can sometimes be annoying if your phone freezes or stops working for whatever reason. No memory card slot means that if you use up all of the 64gb memory you aren’t able to expand on it. In performance tests with similar models this phone is in the top 3, however cell phones such as the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge rated higher.
The smart phone is not water resistant which is a downside if you are like me and have been known to drop your phone down the toilet. There isn’t an option for wireless or quick charging which can be an inconvenience for people who are always on the go. The screen is only full HD and not 2k or 4k.

Overall I feel that the One Plus 2 cell phone is a brilliant contender to this years android smartphones. Yes, there are cons but there are with every model of cell phone. If you are looking for an affordable smart phone that’s still capable of doing all the things other leading smartphones can do then this is the way to go.

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Nexus 6p
Nexus 6p

Get Ready To Experience Greatness With The Nexus 6P

the brand new nexus 6p

Huawei certainly built the Nexus 6p with the words different, unique and powerful in mind. And those words undoubtedly describe the Nexus 6p accurately. With it’s sleek design and powerful hardware, Every consumer should prepare themselves to experience the greatness of the Nexus 6p.

The Nexus 6p is very different from any other google phone on the market. It’s sleek metal design is most certainly a huge upgrade from the previous plastic Nexus 5X, and every other Nexus. Although the Nexus 6p is flat around the back with slightly tapered edges, it does feel extremely comfortable when held in one hand, although it still takes both hands to use it properly. This mobile phone is, after all, equipped with a 5.7-inch display.

nexus 6pThe Nexus 6p benefits from a 12.3 megapixel camera that does a superior job at capturing photos in low light. The Nexus 6p offers a new feature that allows you to capture video at a resolution of 4k with an average fps of 120 to 240, which is both impressive and entertaining.

The Nexus 6p features Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest android operating system released. Android 6.0 Marshmallow does not pose any significant differences than Android Lollipop, although it does add some new refinements and new functionality. One of the more noticeable adjustments would be the Nexus 6p’s power consumption. The Nexus 6p has the ability to remain uncharged for hours without use, yet still keep almost all of it’s juice. The battery consumption for the Nexus 6p is a new upgrade from previous versions.

With all mobile phones on the market, as great and powerful as they may be, there are bound to be some

nexus 6pcons.

There are a couple minor things about the Nexus 6p that may discourage some consumers. The Nexus 6p no longer offers white. Most of the promotional photos for the Nexus 6p featured a white model, therefore certain consumers may be disappointed to learn they will have to settle for aluminum and graphite hues. Another con is the price point. The Nexus 6p starts at $499.00 USD which is more expensive than any other Nexus phone on the market. The Nexus 6p made by Huawei is beautifully designed and quite powerful, however every consumer should get a chance to experience the Nexus 6p’s greatness, with a price point of $499.00 for some that may not be an option.

The Nexus 6p by Huawei is an extremely powerful mobile phone. The Nexus 6p is powered by a snapdragon 810 processor, along with 3 gigabytes of ram. The Nexus 6p supports 32, 64, or 128 gigabytes of upgradeable memory, making it one of the most powerful phone’s on the market.

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Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6
 The Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is an interesting comparison of two high end smartphones by the same giant manufacturer. The basic features of the two phones are the same though there are a few fundamental differences.
Main Differences between the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
  1. galaxy s6 vs galaxy s6 edgeThe AMOLED screen used in the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is radically different from the plain screen that the S6 uses in that it curves inside. The curved Edge screen has several functions like the night clock mode which enables the display to become a bedside clock. Notifications and messages can easily be accessed from the Edge screen. The Edge user can assign different display colors to different contacts so that when the Edge screen blinks a certain color the user is able to determine who is calling before glancing at the main display.2. The S6 Edge has a bigger lithium ion battery with a capacity of 2600 mAh compared with the S6 that has a battery capacity of 2550 mAh. The SIM tray of the Galaxy S6 Edge has been placed at the top of the phone allowing Samsung engineers to squeeze in a bigger battery. 3G talk time on the Samsung S6 Edge is 26 hours with music play time of up to 58 hours while the S6 has a talk time of 17 hours and can play music for only 49 hours.3. The S6 Edge is lighter, with an overall weight of 132 grams, than the S6 which weighs 138 grams. In spite the fact that the S6 Edge is lighter than the S6 it has a thickness of 7 mm with its counterpart being 6 .8 mm thick.4. The S6 has a screen to body ratio of 70.48 percent while the Edge has a ratio of 71.75 %.

    5. The music player that comes installed with the S6 has a sound effects feature which the S6 Edge lacks.

    Galaxy S6

    samsung galaxy s6PROS

1. It has a 16 MP camera that has impressive performance
2. The front and back of the phone have protective Corning Gorilla Glass cover.
3. The inclusion of a fingerprint sensor that is PayPal compliant is a welcome addition.
4. The N.F.C feature allows near communication with smartphones equipped with a similar feature.
5. The glass screen is scratch proof.

CONS

1. It has no FM radio
2. The phone is a single SIM device that only supports one network operator
3. The lithium ion battery is non-removable, a problem when the user needs to replace a faulty battery
4. The battery life is not exactly the most impressive.
5. The S6 does not have a memory card slot and does not support external micro SD.
6. It is not as water-resistant as its predecessor, the Samsung S5.

Galaxy S6 Edge

samsung galaxy s6 edgePROS

1. The curved glass screen is a great aesthetic component of the phone that sets it apart from its competitors. The AMOLED display is capable of 4K HD resolution resulting in impressive clarity.
2. The 16 MP rear facing camera captures with amazing detail and has an overall outstanding performance.
3. The S6 Edge sports an improved practical fingerprint scanner.

CONS

1. The curved glass screen tends to get smudged a lot.
2. The smart phone is a bit tricky to hold especially for smaller hands as it is wide and bulky.
3. The phone has a non-removable battery.
4. The S6 Edge has no micro SD facility.
5. It does not have an FM radio function and lacks stereo speakers.
6. The Edge is not waterproof unlike the Samsung S5.

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Iphone 6s
Iphone 6s

Iphone 6s vs Iphone 6s Plus

The wait is finally over. After months of endless speculation and hype, Apple has finally unveiled the new generation of iPhones. As with all major Smartphone releases, critics and users have all voiced their varied opinions regarding the new handsets making it difficult to tell them apart. This comparison review will pit the iphone 6s versus the iPhone 6s plus in a bid to clearly outline their differences as well as their individual pros and cons.

iphone 6s vs iphone 6s plus

Design

iphone 6s pros and consBoth devices have an identical exterior to their predecessors however Apple has added a new color scheme, Rose Gold, which has been dubbed ‘revolutionary’ by design enthusiasts. Other than that both phones have a series 7000 anodized aluminum frame that is still top of its class. The iPhone 6s plus does feel more slippery when held though.

 

Size

The iPhone 6s plus is the larger and heavier of the two devices. It weighs 192 grams compared to the 143 gram iPhone 6s. The display is also very evidently larger coming in at 5.5 inches compared to the smaller iPhone 6s which comes in at 4.7 inches. The iPhone 6s plus’ larger frame makes it less preferable when it comes to making phone calls and putting in your pocket while it’s larger display makes it more ideal for consuming multimedia, texting and reading.

 

Display

iphone 6s screen vs iphone 6s plus screenThe display of the iPhone 6s plus is also more impressive than that of its smaller counterpart. The 4.7 inch iPhone 6s display comes with a resolution of 1334 x 750 ultimately setting in at 326 ppi (pixels per inch) while the larger 5.5 inch display on the iPhone 6s plus has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 setting in at 401 ppi. This basically means that the smaller iPhone has display quality equivalent to a 4k ‘Ultra HD’ TV while the larger one is more than 4K. The contrast is sharper on the iPhone 6s but you can barely tell the difference in real-life usage.

 

Battery

The iPhone 6s plus (2750 mAh) being the larger device obviously has better battery life although the smaller iPhone 6s (1715 mAh) is also quite impressive. Both devices boast of over 24 hrs of standby time, 11 hours of video streaming and 10 hours of browsing. The power on both phones is equally good and shouldn’t make for a significant difference.

 

Performance

This is one of the stellar improvements to the new iphone line. Both devices have a A9 64-bit dual-core processor boasting of up to 1.84GHz and an impressive PowerVR GT7600 GPU all backed up by an improved 2GB RAM. That’s power some laptops don’t have inside a Smartphone. Both devices have stellar performance.

 

Camera

iphone 6s and iphone 6s plus differencesFor all you photographers, cinematographers and general imaging enthusiasts the new iPhone 6s plus and iPhone 6s will definitely interest you. The both have a 12 megapixel main camera as well as a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera. Both devices also boast of Apple’s state of the art dual LED ‘True Tone’ flash and a new image processing software that enables you to compress images with more freedom than before. Shooting 4K videos will also be possible on either device.

 

Final Verdict

The two phones are ideally the same. The major difference that one should consider before purchase should be whether they will spend a bit more for the larger iPhone 6s plus which is optimized for media consumption. Other than that the iPhone 6s plus is just a larger clone of the iPhone 6s.

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El Capitan

El Capitan new mac OS X software

There is no question that the Mac operating systems have always been regarded as superior to Windows and that is the main reason why a large number of people are selling their current windows operated computers and switching to Mac. It’s always a more expensive kind of computer, but Mac offers reliability, speed and safety in ways that no other OS can. In this article we are going to be talking about the latest update to the Mac OS, which is completely free for anyone who own as Mac computer.

Split view

One of the great things about the latest update is that you can have two apps running simultaneously in split view and that is an excellent addition that a large number of designers, programmers and developers are going to find extremely useful and important. The best thing is that the divider is not static and this means that you don’t need to have a 50/50 split for your screen. You can do a 60/40, 70/30, etc.

Mission control upgrades

The Mission control looks pretty much the same as it did before, but there are some tweaks that you will be grateful to see. One of the most important is the tweak in the thumbnails that are now being displayed differently with a single layer instead of having the same app stacked in multiple windows. You can also find the apps on missions control much faster due to the use of app icons on each window. Organizing your desk has never been easier and that is what we take the most pride on.

Locate your cursor

This has been reported to happen to a lot of people when they use large workspaces. When you want to locate and track your cursor, you can do this by shaking your mouse. The cursor will get bigger for a few seconds in order for it to be easily spotted.

Notifications

There has also been an improvement in the way that everything is notified to you. The management of a calendar and being able to keep everything updated has been turned into a much better feature. You will find this to be extremely useful for your needs.

Turn regular lists into checklists

This is also an organizational improvement and it can remind you of the tasks that you still need to get done. There is no doubt that a large number of things have changed and the focus on organizational improvements has been incredibly important.

Attachment browser

This is an excellent way to see the kind of attachments that you have and you are not going to have to remember the note that you put each one of them in. The best thing is that you will have your notes on your iPhone as well because it will sync to other devices.

Stronger photo editing

The photo editing features of the default app are much better and you can perform all kinds of editing on your photos that used would not be available in most default photo editors. The management of your photo libraries is not much easier as well.

A better online experience

Muting audio from any source without having to locate the source in a page is a plus. A much faster browsing experience in general can also be expected. You will also be able to play video from any webpage on your TV set by using the Apple TV feature that is also available with the new OS.

Conclusion

There is no doubt that the latest operating system update has been great and there are no serious bugs to report so far. It allows people to increase productivity and that is always the main feature that an operating system should provide.