Thursday, March 28, 2013

 



 With the release of the iPad and iPad2, Apple has opened up a whole new market for Apps that you can also be a part of. Think your app could also be great on the iPad? This book will show you how to adjust your specifications to account for the differences between the iPhone and iPad. For a little extra, you can get two apps from the same great idea.
The iPad is really not just a big iPhone, there are important differences to consider such as screen size and resolution, which creates a radically different experience from what you get on the iPhone. Don’t make the mistake that some amateur developers do and simply port your App to the iPad.


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The ball is now in your court. Don’t let your ideas go to waste.
 

Saturday, March 2, 2013

How to Backup and Restore your Data
 
Backup and RestoreUsing the Android system, you can automatically back up your data, such as a list of apps you've installed, the words you've added to dictionary, your Wi-Fi passwords, Browser bookmarks and other settings via your Google account on the servers.

  1. Run the app Settings, tap 'Backup & reset' under PERSONAL.
  2. Check both 'Back up my data' and 'Automatic restore' if they're unchecked.
When you need to reset your device or re-install an app which makes use of the backup service, you can then restore your data and settings from your Google account.


How to Lock your Android Device
Don't like your kids to mess with your mobile or someone to read your emails on your device? Lock it with a password, pin, pattern or even use Face Unlock.

  1. Open the app Settings and select 'Security' under PERSONAL.
  2. Select 'Screen lock' under SCREEN SECURITY.
  3. Tap a type of security either Pattern, Pin, Password or Face Unlock to lock your device.
Each time when your device is turned on, you'll have to use the same security type to access your device.

How to Reboot the System
In the event your Android apps freeze or the system becomes unresponsive, you can try to reboot the system as follows:

  1. Press and hold the Power button of your device until a pop-up menu appears. Select 'Power off' and tap 'OK' to confirm. The system will then turn off.
  2. Turn the system on by pressing and holding the Power button until the Google logo appears.


When you're using an Android device with mobile data connection enabled, wouldn't it be convenient for another computer device such as a Windows-based notebook to share this connection for access to the Internet? Yes, you can do a wireless connection via a portable hotspot, or a wired connection using a USB cable:

Turn your Android mobile into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot:
  1. On your mobile, go to Settings > More > Tethering & portable hotspot.
  2. Tap "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot" to enable it.
  3. Tap "Configure Wi-Fi hotspot" to enter an ID and password to prevent unauthorized connections.
  4. On a computer with Wi-Fi connectivity, click the network icon on the system tray to identify and connect to the wireless network you set.
Enable USB tethering on your Android mobile:
  1. Connect a computer to your Android device with a USB cable.
  2. On your mobile, go to Settings > More > Tethering & portable hotspot.
  3. Tap "USB tethering" to enable it.
  4. On the computer, click the network icon on the system tray to identify and connect to the wired network. The Windows system may take more than a minute to discover the network for Internet access.
Note: Enabling Bluetooth tethering on your Android mobile to allow for Internect access from a computer is also possible after the two devices are paired.