Zeiss Lens for iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus

Zeiss recently announced that will make lens for smartphones starting this year. The company announced 3 lenses, one for wide-angle (photos with a large angle of view), a telephoto (photos with zoom) and a macro (for close-up).

If you don’t know, Zeiss (Carl Zeiss)  is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.

AT this moment, these lenses are available only for Apple devices, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus. Zeiss promise support for additional devices come later on.

Find more high resolution images on Zeiss website.

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List of Sony devices that will receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow

sony android 6.0 Below you’ll find all Sony Xperia devices that will receive software update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. We are not sure exactly when is the release date for this updates, but we know that this software updates are depending on the operator, market, region or country. 

To find if you’re device has or not a software update to a new version, go to Settings > About phone > Build number / version. Also, I remember you that the availability of software update depends on your country and/ or telecom operator.

  • Xperia™ Z5
  • Xperia™ Z5 Dual
  • Xperia™ Z5 Compact
  • Xperia™ Z5 Premium
  • Xperia™ Z5 Premium Dual
  • Xperia™ Z4 Tablet
  • Xperia™ Z3+
  • Xperia™ Z3+ Dual
  • Xperia™ Z3
  • Xperia™ Z3 Dual
  • Xperia™ Z3 Compact
  • Xperia™ Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Xperia™ Z2
  • Xperia™ Z2 Tablet
  • Xperia™ M5
  • Xperia™ M5 Dual
  • Xperia™ C5 Ultra
  • Xperia™ C5 Ultra Dual
  • Xperia™ M4 Aqua
  • Xperia™ M4 Aqua Dual
  • Xperia™ C4
  • Xperia™ C4 Dual

Import photos from DSLR to your iPhone or iPad via iOS 9.2 Update

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Apple just launched the latest version of iOS, version 9.2. This update brings some bug fixes and a new great feature for photographers. 

Now, photographers can import directly on any apple device photos using a dedicated Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. This new feature is great for all photo travellers because can manipulate photos using only their iPhone or iPad, now they can leave the laptop home. 

This feature will be great for Instagram users who likes to shot photos with a dedicated camera before sharing them on the service. 

To use this feature is very easy. You should connect camera to your iPhone or iPad using dedicated Lightning to USB Camera Adapter and after that the device will open automatically Photos app and allow you to choose with photos and videos you’d like to import. You can choose also RAW files.

The Lightning cable is available only for 29$ on Apple store. A new version of Lightning to SD Camera Reader is also available on the Apple Store. This packs USB 3 speeds for iPad Pro and USB 2 for other devices.

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Facebook background activity on iOS how to save battery life

If you read this post probably you know that your iOS device has an anormal battery decrease because Facebook. We now that because our devices tell us that thing when we check the usage of background activity.

If you don’t know how to check this status, you must navigate to Settings – General – Usage – Baterry usage. You will see below your Facebook app (background activity).

I have an iPad mini with iOS 8.3 installed, and the background activity for Facebook app tell me that in last 10 hours has a 90% percent activity. That anormal background activity of Facebook app decrease my iPad battery life with 30% in only 10 hours with display off! 

I tried to stop the background activity for Facebook app but with any effect. Also I turned off all background activity for all apps installed on my iPad mini (WiFi version). Any effect also for this method. 

The solution that works for me was to uninstall the Facebook app. Now I am happy to tell you that in standby my iPad mini tablet use in 10 hours only 1-2% of battery life. 

Now when I want to check my Facebook account I use the browser. Works very smooth and has all desktop functions. 

Rumors about Galaxy S6 – release date, battery and more

galaxy-s6The latest rumors tell us that the next generation of Galaxy S devices will be launched on March 1 this year, in less that 2 weeks.

Another rumored specification is the capacity of battery, that is expected to have about 2600 mAh. This information is coming from South Korea. If you don’t know, the battery of predecessor has with in plus 200 mAh.

The lower capacity of battery tell us that Samsung will implement a new chipset that will be less power consumption. Also, we expect to see in new Galaxy S6 the new Exynos 7 Octa chipset, that is made using 14nm process.

About the exterior design of next Galaxy S6, is expected to comes with uni-body metallic case. The new Galaxy S6 is expected to support wireless charge.

We have more rumors. The screen is expected to have 5.1-inches QHD Super AMOLED touchscreen and the RAM memory about 3GB. The principal camera is expected to have 16 MP.

Speech to text for Facebook Messenger users

facebook-messenger-speech-to-text.A new feature began to be tested for a small group of Facebook Messenger app users. The new feature allows users speak to phone for transcribe speech to text.

Isn’t a bad idea for users, and is a very good idea for all users with medical problems that can’t type. Also, is a great idea for drivers that can’t stop to use the phone when driving. Also, is very useful for people that are making sports.

The announce was made by David Marcus on his Facebook account. All reactions that was made after this announce was positive, and it’s very possible to have this feature soon available for all users.

In conclusion, we need to have patience if we need this new feature of Facebook Messenger app.

Receive an instant translation taken photos with your phone

google-translate-instant-translateGood news for us, now Google Translate can translate all words from an image using your smartphone camera.

To do this you need to have installed the Google Translate application from Play Store and Apple Store to have an internet connection. Now it is simple to read unknown words from a restaurant menu, or traffic indicators or other else documents or outdoor prints. While using the Translate app, just point your camera at a sign or text and you’ll see the translated text overlaid on your screen.

The instant translate feature of Google Translate app for smartphone is now available in 36 languages.

See below an example of how to do that.

What symbolizes the bitten apple from Apple

apple-logoThe tragic story of a computer scientist genius that it’s not nearly as famous as Steve Jobs.

Alan Mathison Turing (1912 – 1954) was a brilliant British mathematician, considered one of the founders of modern computing. It was a freak. He liked Blanche Neige, mathematics and … boys.

He also like to talk on the phone for hours with his mother, who told her everything. He also liked to run a marathon and several times, completed the race in the top.

In 1940, Turing finds himself in an unusual battle camp in fact a laboratory of the famous British MI5. He manages to contribute to deciphering the mechanisms of German ENIGMA cipher machine.

Alan Turing was about to become a hero of the Second World War. Because of his genius, Churchill could receive every morning decrypted war messages of Hitler.

After the war, Turing enter the National Physical Laboratory, which builds in parallel with the Americans, the first computer in the world.
Unfortunately, police arrests for homosexuality and because this was a crime pleads guilty and accept it instead of prison-based chemical treatment of oestrogen.

Do not resist psychic and someday year 1954 anoint a apple with cyanide, bite once and dies.

Laurrent Joffrin, author of “History of secret codes” writes: “When the heroic years of informatics in California, some kid in a garage creates a computer manufacturing company, call Apple and give the apple logo colors rainbow – colors homosexual movement – which once bitten someone.”

Bit and died. It was called Turing.

Software update for Galaxy S5 – Android 5.0 Lollipop LRX21T in UK

samsung-galaxy-s5-android-5.0-lollipop-interfaceHappy users of Galaxy S5 in UK because today Samsung has announced the latest version of Android for their smartphone, the Lollipop 5.0 version.

The Android 5.0 Lollipop for Galaxy S5 brings a new TouchWiz-ed interface that is very changed comparative with previous version of Android version 4.4. We have new animations, a Google Search Bar in the Recent menu he brightness slider in the notification area has a new color, “Interruptions” has been removed from Sound settings, the Gallery has new filters, Contacts has a new search box, and stock apps with Material Design get the colored status bar.

The Android 5.0 LRX21T for Galaxy S5 is already available in countries like Poland, Spain and South Korea.

So, if you do not receive yet any software update alert on your device, you can check if the update is available by checking manually from Settings Menu.

Below you can see a video demonstration of Android 5.0 Lollipop running in to a Galaxy S5 device.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 – metal case, 6.3 mm thickness, 64 bit CPU

samsung-galaxy-a7-gold-colorToday, Samsung officially revealed a new member of Galaxy family, the A7 model, a uni-body device with only 6.3 mm thickness and 64-bits CPU.

More about specs of Galaxy A7:

  • Display: 5.5-inches HD Super AMOLED;
  • CPU – two versions available
  • 64-bits – Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC;
  • 32-bits – Exynos 5430 solution;
  • both CPUs features octa-core CPU;
  • Camera: main-camera 13 megapixels, secondary-camera 5-megapixels;
  • RAM: 2GB of RAM for both version (64/32 bits);
  • Card slot also available;
  • Will be available in dark blue, white or gold colors;
  • OS will be Android 4.4 with TouchWiz UI that will be upgradable to 5.0 Lollipop;
  • Dimensions: 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm; The handset is the slimmest offering with metal uni-body to date;
  • Weight: 141 grams;
  • Battery: 2600 mAh;
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 will be available with one SIM or with two.

The availability of this device will start in the first part of this year. The price is unknown until this time but an official from Samsung promises a “competitive price point“.