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iPhone Feature Request: Copy ‘Skip Lock Screen’ feature from Google’s Pixel 4

Face Unlock on Google’s Pixel 4 is less secure than the iPhone’s Face ID, but it does have one feature I’d like to see Apple copy: Skip Lock Screen.

Copying that would be perfectly fair, as Google has recently confirmed that it will be copying at least part of Face ID’s Require Attention feature…


The Pixel 4 will copy Require AttentionLike Apple’s iPhone X, XS, and 11, Google’s new flagship Pixel 4 smartphone can unlock by recognizing your face. However, the company quickly came under fire when it was revealed that the device can be unlocked even when the owner is asleep, simply by someone else holding it up to their face.

With iPhones, there is a Requires Attention toggle. When this is on, your iPhone will only unlock if your eyes are open and you are actually looking at the screen. Google has now said that it plans to copy at least the first part of this requirement.

Google this evening confirmed to The Verge that it’s “been working on an option for users to require their eyes to be ope…

How to ditch Android and join the side of Apple

Now thatApplehas abigger, betteriPhone 6and 6Plus, we suspectlotsof big screenAndroidFans candefect toiOS.(ApparentlyApplethinks so too).But while themobileexchangeis a type ofheadache,change thephoneand change theoperating systemslevelcan inducepainof migraineif youis notprepared properly.Butyou will be prepared.Sinceyou can not missyourcalendar eventsto your favorite applications, hereishow to makethe most importantin the transition fromAndroidtoiOSin top conditionmobile needs.
Mail, CalendarandContacts

If you keep yourlifein syncwiththecloud-basedGoogleecosystemtransferAndroidto iOSis relatively easy.You will need tocreatean Apple IDwhen you firststart your journeyiOS(ifnot already havean iTunes account),but youcan add yourGoogleaccountoncethe initial configuration ofyour phoneis finished.

Todo this, goto Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars,then tap Addaccount.There, youcan add yourGoogleaccount(orany otheremail accountyou would like tosyncto your device).Once added, you canchoose t…

How to download and install iOS 8 in your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

The annual cycle iOS update is still rolling. This time, Apple released the eighth version of its operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod.  iOS 8 will be available as a free download on Wednesday, September 17 the download and update itself is pretty easy, but there are some important things you should consider before downloading iOS 8 Here's a guide to help you through process with zero stress.

The first thing to do is to check if your Apple device is eligible for the upgrade. Apple has announced that iOS devices will gain the following 8 update:

iPhone 4s iPhone 5c iPhone 5s iPod touch with Retina fifth generation iPad 2 iPad display iPad Air iPad mini iPad Mini with Retina display

Some iOS 8 features such as SMS  Continuity will not be available on launch day, indicating that Apple will release an update to iOS 8 more closely when OS X Yosemite spear. Check this report for details on the functions that will be available later.

The next step is possibly the most importan…