iOS 6 Safari: All Features and Everything You Need to Know!

Out of 200 new features in iOS 6, approximately six features are included in the Safari making it much useful as compared to the earlier versions. Users can now directly upload images from “Safari”, can surf web in the Full screen mode and can open large number of tabs. Over all, it makes web surfing best, Chrome is the biggest rival of Safari which is very popular and also provides ton of similar features but it is not as fast as Safari. Let’s take a look on all features of Safari.

  • Offline Reading List:

One of the keynotes of WWDC 2012 was the Offline reading list, which helps users to read articles, visit webpages while they are away from internet. If you have a simple Wi-Fi iPad and are away from Wi-Fi Network, this is the best option to read offline without internet access.

  1. To add an article in offline reading list, simply click on the “Book” near the address bar.
  2. Now tap on the glasses icon which is at the bottom right corner.
  3. Hit the “+” sign at top right corner to add the “page” or article to offline reading list.
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That’s it! This is your offline reading list, you can access it anytime.

  • iCloud Tabs:

This feature is much like the Google Chrome Sync, you can see list of all the open tabs on all of your iDevices which are connected via iCloud. Suppose if you are working on iMac and have to go somewhere else, you can leave your Safari and can see all those tabs under “iCloud Tabs” on iPhone or iPad.

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On iPad, iCloud Tabs button is very next to “Offline Reading List” and looks like iCloud sign while on iPhone, it is under Bookmarks toolbar.

  • History Options:

Another simple hidden feature in Safari in iOS is that you can quickly see the “history”. Simply tap and hold the back or forward button to unveil the history.

ios 6 safari features

  • Increase Number of Tabs on iPad:

Apple has also increased the number of tabs opened in Safari. Previously, only 8 tabs could be opened at the same time. But now, you can open up to 24 tabs, this is iPad only feature.

ios 6 safari features

  • Upload Photos directly from Safari:

Using iOS 6, users can directly upload photos from photos. We have already explained this feature in detail, you can check it here [Click here].

  • Full Screen Mode in Landscape on iPhone:

You can also enable full screen in Safari on iPhone, simply turn your iPhone to do so. For more details about this feature. Please read this post.

For more tips and tutorials about iOS6, please stay tuned to us.

Download biteSMS for iOS 6 on iPhone

Download biteSMS for iOS 6 on iPhone. One of the best reasons to Jailbreak any iPhone is that users can have unlimited features in Native applications. Although Message application in iOS is pretty good but it still lacks very important features such as you can’t quickly compose a text, can’t install themes, can’t change fonts in messaging application. That’s where biteSMS comes; it is an ultimate replacement of message application on iPhone.

BiteSMS simply doesn’t only allow you to send messages but you can have tons of other features. You can quickly compose a message using an activator action; can change the theme of the messaging application, can send scheduled SMS, auto-forward text messages, privacy, lock messaging application and even much more. So, if you have jailbroken your iPhone, this is a must have application for your iPhone.

Here’s the complete list of extra features by the developer of biteSMS:

  • Quick Reply
  • Quick Compose
  • Notification Privacy
  • Auto-Forward
  • Passcode Lock
  • Delivery Reports
  • Schedules
  • Quick Pick Smileys, Templates & Contacts
  • Signatures
  • Delay Sending
  • Retry on Failed
  • Contact Pics
  • Quick Forward a Message
  • Show all Timestamps
  • Copy to Clipboard
  • Notification Opt Out
  • Save Money!

Well, the even best part is that developers of biteSMS really take care of all users, like recently they have released 7.0 beta version of biteSMS to test on iOS 6. So, if you have Jailbroken your iPhone, iPod Touch 4G. You can test this version, but one thing should be kept it mind, this is a test version and it may crash often and have some glitches as well. Being a beta release, this is not available in Bigboss repo; you can download it from developer’s repo. Add the following repo (Cydia > Manage > Sources > Edit > Add) and search for biteSMS, install the 7.0 instead of 6.3.

http://ios6-cydia.bitesms.com

Don’t forget to share about this beta release in the comments section below.

Download Camera+ for iPad / iPhone 5

Are you looking for a perfect alternative to camera app of iPhone 5 or iPad? Do you want a perfect app with dozens of editing and image capturing features? Camera+ by Tap tap tap is the best solution for you. This is one of the most famous applications available for iPhone and the company has recently released an iPad app. The original camera+ app for iPhone and iPod Touch was released about two years ago and now the company has finally released the iPad app.

The folks at Tap Tap Tap have taken the full advantage of the amazing large retina display of the iPad and have added many capturing and editing features in the camera+ application. Some iPad-exclusive features have also been added in this app. One of the main advantages of this update is that, they have also added the support for iCloud. The iCloud sync will automatically sync all of your Lightbox images across all devices.

Here are some important features exclusively for iPad:

  • Brush on effects
  • Layer effects
  • Straighten your photos
  • Advanced image adjustments
  • Import from Flickr and Facebook

In this new version, they have also added different scene modes for iPhone and iPad which will help you to take the best image according to the environment. It also has some cool boarders and using simple tap users can also add different captions. All in all, this is a must have application for your iPhone and iPad. They have also updated it for iOS6 and iPhone 5.

Download Camera+ for iPhone and iPad [iTunes Link]

Jailbreak iOS 6 Untethered is Being Developed by P0sixNinja?

Now hackers and developers around the world are preparing for the third Jailbreak conference which scheduled to start Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT) on San Francisco. iPhone Dev-team, iPhone dream-team and Chronic Dev-team will join the big event.

jailbreak ios 6 untethered by absinthe

p0sixninja on the left and Pod2g on the right

Hackers will discuss and present the new vulnerabilities on hardwares and softwares. Definitely, they will give new information regarding iOS 6 untethered jailbreak for all iOS devices specially the newly iPhone 5.

Few days ago, we reported you that Pod2g the well-know iPhone hacker and the key-person of iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak using Absinthe, didn’t start on iOS 6 untethered jailbreak so far. But look what camera caught behind the JailbreakCon scene. This image shows P0sixninja and Pod2g are discussing something important according to Pod2g.

Look Pod2g’s comment on this photo:

jailbreak ios 6 untethered absinthe

@pod2g @flawlessfox @p0sixninja if what @p0sixninja pointed out is true, Apple failed again… Oh god.

So we expect that p0sixninja the well-know iPhone hacker and x-Crhonic Dev-team, has found vulnerabilities on A5 and A6 chips, which may bring iOS 6 untethered jailbreak for iPhone 5, 4S, iPad 3, 2 and iPod touch 5G and of course all rest iDevices (iPhone 4, 3GS and iPod touch 4G) should be included, stay tuned.

How Much Data used by Facetime over 3G or 4G?

Out of 200 amazing features in iOS 6, one is the Facetime over 3G.Unlike old iOS versions; you can enable Facetime over 3G. We have already posted a guide on how to enable Facetime over 3G? But still there is a catch, Facetime over 3G will only work with iPhone 4S, 5 and the new iPad.

This is very useful for all those people who have unlimited data plans but those who don’t have unlimited plans, should be careful while making Facetime calls over 3G. If you have a limited data, you might be thinking that how much data is consumed over one Facetime call?  There are two different scenarios for this, weather you are using 3G or 4G on iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 respectively.

Facetime Over 3G:

Folks at 9to5Mac conducted tests by making Facetime call over 3G and following results were seen. Over a call of 5 minutes, 14.7MB data was consumed which is approximately 3MB per minute. For those people who make Facetime calls rarely, it is not a big deal. But if you are a regular user of Facetime and have limited data, than it will be probably 1.3GB data per month over 15 minutes call daily.

Facetime Over 4G [iPhone 5 and new iPad only]:

If you just got an iPhone 5 with a limited data plan, you also need to closely monitor your Data plan. According to Data Calculator by Verizon, Streaming 10 minutes video daily will consume 1.7 GB data per month which is pretty much.

So, if you regularly use Facetime calls, carefully monitor your Data Plans. We will recommend you to try out the Sprint which have truly unlimited data plan for iPhone 5. What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below.

iPhone 5 VS iPhone 4S Battery Life Comparison

iPhone 5 is the slimmest, longest and the fastest iPhone, it doesn’t only beat iPhone 4/4S but also outscored Samsung Galaxy S 3 in speed and drop tests. One of the main issues with iPhone 4S was the poor battery life which was pointed out by many weblogs as well.

However, According to Apple, they have specially improved the battery life of iPhone 5, the fruit company also provided the data which showed that iPhone 5 has improved battery life as compare to iPhone 4 and 4S. But actually, it turned out opposite. iPhone 5 has poor battery life as compared to iPhone 4S.

iLounge has posted head to head complete comparison of iPhone 4S and 5 battery life and results were utterly opposite. And iPhone 5 can’t withstand a complete day after charging, So, you should keep charging cable with you. And if you travel too much, you will probably need extra battery cases or chargers. Here’s a complete detailed result by iLounge:

LTE or 3G Internet Data:

  • Apple claims:
    • iPhone 5: Up to 8 hours
    • iPhone 4S: Up to 6 hours
  • Actual:
    • AT&T iPhone 4S: 5 hours and 54 minutes
    • Verizon iPhone 4S: 5 hours and 53 minutes
    • AT&T iPhone 5: 4 hours and 44 minutes
    • Verizon iPhone 5: 5 hours and 15 minutes

Wi-Fi Data:

  • Apple claims:
    • iPhone 5: Up to 10 hours
    • iPhone 4S: Up to 9 hours
  • Actual:
    • iPhone 5: 6 hours and 24 minutes (with Cellular antenna turned on), 8 hours and 26 minutes (with Cellular antenna turned off)
    • iPhone 4S: 8 hours and 30 minutes

Voice Calling:

  • Apple claims:
    • iPhone 5: Up to 8 hours
    • iPhone 4S: Up to 8 hours
  • Actual:
    • AT&T iPhone 4S: 7 hours and 16 minutes
    • Verizon iPhone 4S: 8 hours and 27 minutes
    • AT&T iPhone 5: 6 hours and 15 minutes
    • Verizon iPhone 5: 6 hours and 6 minutes

Video Playback:

  • Apple claims:
    • iPhone 4S: Up to 10 hours
    • iPhone 5: Up to 10 hours
  • Actual:
    • iPhone 4S: 10 hours and 32 minutes
    • iPhone 5: 11 hours and 7 minutes

Audio Playback:

  • Apple claims:
    • iPhone 4S: Up to 40 hours
    • iPhone 5: Up to 40 hours
  • Actual:
    • iPhone 4S: 41 hours and 20 minutes
    • iPhone 5: 37 hours and 3 minutes

FaceTime Calling:

  • Actual:
    • iPhone 4S: 3 hours and 15 minutes
    • iPhone 5: 3 hours and 2 minute

1080p Video Recording:

  • Actual:
    • iPhone 4S: 2 hours and 20 minutes
    • iPhone 5: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Recharging:

  • Actual  (recharging a completely dead iPhone 5 from a 1-Amp power source):
    • iPhone 5: 2 hours and 17 minutes

(via iPhonehacks Source: iLounge)

Top 30 iPhone 5 Games 2013

Top 30 iPhone 5 Games 2013. No Doubt, iPhone has become one of the best portable gaming consoles. We have seen high definition action games for gamers and SD simple games for kids. Most of the great games will cost you some bucks. But there are certain great games which can be installed without any bucks [free games].

Top iPhone 5 Games 2013

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Top 30 iPhone 5 Free Apps 2013

No one can deny the fact that the Apple App Store is the leading and most versatile application store available for any iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. App store has more than 500,000 applications ranging from Entertainment to work, Social Networking to Games and amazing apps for different categories. If you have just got your iPhone 5 and want great free applications, you have come to right page. Read more…

Download iOS 5.1 for Appe TV 2G / 3G (Direct Links)

Download iOS 5.1 for Appe TV 2G / 3G (Direct Links) . Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 6 for iPhone 3Gs, 4 and 4S, iPod Touch 4G, iPad 2 and iPad 3. Apple didn’t push update for Apple TV 2G and 3G users. Finally, the time has come and Apple has released iOS 5.1 for Apple TV 2nd generation and 3rd generation. It is dubbed as build number 10A406e.

This is a major release for Apple TV users which include, Airplay which lets you send audio content from an Apple TV to Airplay-enabled speakers, Shared Photo Streams, trailers, screensavers, Main Menu and the ability to switch between Multiple iTunes Account. Here’s the full catalog:

Shared Photo Streams - Accept invitations for Shared Photo Streams, browse photos and comments, and receive notifications of new content.

AirPlay - Send audio content from Apple TV to AirPlay-enabled speakers and devices (including AirPort Express and other Apple TVs). Also includes the ability to require an onscreen code to use AirPlay with your Apple TV.

iTunes account switching - Save multiple iTunes accounts and switch quickly between them.

Trailers - Search movie trailers. In the United States, see show times for local theaters.

Screen savers - New Cascade, Shrinking Tiles, and Sliding Panels screen savers.

Main menu - Reorder icons on the second page by holding down the select button on the remote.

Subtitles – SDH support for the deaf and hard-of-hearing as well as improvements to viewing and selecting subtitles.

Network configuration - Support for setting up advanced network options using configuration profiles. See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5437 for more information.

Stability and performance - Includes general performance and stability improvements.

Do you have an Apple TV and want to update it? Simply Navigate to Settings > General > Update Software and it will automatically update your Apple TV to iOS 5.1. This is a big release, however, if you have jailbroken your Apple TV using Seas0npass, we will recommend you to stay away from it.

Download iOS 5.1 build 10A406e Apple TV 2G

Download iOS 5.1 build 10A4063 Apple TV 3G

iPhone 5 Falling From Roof – Guess What Happened [Video]

Yesterday we showed you a drop test video that shows the durability of iPhone 5. But today we have something crazier than this. Crazy guy dropping his iPhone 5 from roof, guess what happened to iPhone 5, let’s see in the video after the jump.

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