How to stop Apple tracking me on my mobile !
Do you own the brand new Apple iPhone5 ? or have you updated your Apple device to iOS6 recently ?then you are under the observation of someone for good..iOS 6 is coming with a feature turned on called “ IFA” that stands for "identifier for advertisers " . Apple paves the way to track the buying behaviours of the customers through this technology .This is pretty same like the cookies used in computers to track the users . IFA is very simple set of information that contains your ad clicking patterns and the buying behaviours on the net and send to the interested parties via your Apple iOS6 device .
How to Stop IFA in Apple devices ?
This is a privacy related setting,but Apple covertly put the on /off option under very irrelevant section of settings in the phone/Apple device .
Ok ,here is the way : Just got to "General," then "About," and then navigate to the "Advertising" section. From there, you need to to turn "Limit Ad Tracking" on.
Please note Apple doesn’t track any of your personal information via this IFA, so ,no need to panic a lot .
Guys ,we have heard some issues about the new iPhone 5’s (and some 4s) camera few days back and here is the fix for that :
How to fix your iPhone 5,4S camera
- You guys have complained that ,when you focus some brighter objects ,the iPhone5 camera produces a purple colour flare ,and Please avoid such purple flare in your shots by not shooting in such angles ,where iPhone cam produces the Purple flare .
Please stop finding me sarcastic , but it’s is Apple ,that has issued an official statement about the Purple flare appears in some shots of Apple iPhone’s camera ,Apple went on saying that it’s is very common in any generation of Apple Phone camera ,it does mean that the next generation Apple iPhone and iProdcts too will have the same issues
Most small cameras, including those in every generation of iPhone, may exhibit some form of flare at the edge of the frame when capturing an image with out-of-scene light sources… Moving the camera slightly to change the position at which the bright light is entering the lens, or shielding the lens with your hand, should minimize or eliminate the effect. –Apple’s Support Forum
Source – Apple
Cons of iPhone5 and Galaxy S3 –Based on user experiences
We have been watching people expressing their views on iPhone5 and Samsung Galaxy SIII over last few weeks . Manufacturers of the very devices claim a lot on the products but end of the day ,it should be received well by the end user. It is very common to have reviews and head to head comparisons of the hot equal devices on the blogs time to time.But those are the views of a reviewers, an individual or a small group of writers.
At TecKdiary we have tried to figure out which device received the worse comments /opinions recently(Up to date and this post would be updated if we get more details ) ,based on user forums , discussions , and the buzz created on the blogosphere recent weeks(up to date) . This should be a definite buying guide for you(Apple iPhone 5 ? or Samsung Galaxy S3 ?) ,We wish you all the best in your choice a better device !
Samsung Galaxy SIII –User Complains
Apple iPhone 5 –User Complains
|Wi-Fi connectivity issues has been found on both devices ||Wi-Fi Connectivity has some issues ,and can be fixed by some settings ,and hot fix expected from Samsung ||Wi-Fi connectivity drops ,3G also not performs well in some versions of Apple iPhone 5 |
|Camera ||No complains ||Camera produces images with purple colour in some circumstances |
|Maps ||No complains (Google Maps ) || |
|Vibration Control ||No Complains || in some versions of iPhone 5 ,it vibrates louder |
|Casing/Back Cover ||No Complains ||The aluminum body of iPhone5 gets scratches easily ,even you take out of the box. |
|USB /Desktop Connector ||No Complains/No issues ||Proprietary 30 pin cable ,no alternative available ,and Apple runs out of stock most of the time since launch |
|Remarks ||Click on the links provided ,here to see more details with proper references . ||Click on the links provided ,here to see more details with proper references . |
Cons rating : Yes all of you know by now that who is the definite loser here(Winner of Cons rating ) ,needless to say that it is better to stay away from Apple iPhone 5(until it gets fixes ) ,if you are not a die hard fan of the Brand alone!
It’s not really like the title goes ,but to some extent ,at least one version of iPhone 5 vibrates louder ,that is enough to make a user to panic in some situations .It is reported by many technology blogs including thenextweb ,that Apple Phone5 vibrates louder than iPhone 4s .
Back in iPhone4 they were using the same technology used in iPhone 5 now ,that is a very common type of motor ,that rotates the elements inside and vibrate .But Apple has started using a nicer vibrating system in Apple iPhone4S. For everyone’s surprise ,Apple rolled out it’s new device with the old technology that gives poor result.
Then, when the Verizon iPhone 4 rolled around, Apple had swapped it out for the nicer linear oscillating vibrator, which provides a smoother, more ‘accurate’ and quieter vibration. The iPhone 4S also used this nicer option for its vibration motor- Thenextweb
Here is the motor used in Apple iPhone4s for smoother vibration :
[image credit – thenextweb]
Apple should have it’s own reasons to go back . But the company that knows how to create magic ,still sells Apple like hotcakes !
iOS 6 is the latest update of the Apple’s OS ,it has been rolled out yesterday from Apple’s servers for the iPhones and iDevices . Everything went fine about the iOS6 except Maps , reports coming from all around the corners are not much positive about the Apple’s home grown Maps Application . Apple discontinued Google Maps from it’s iOS 6 and implemented its’ own mapping system .There are inaccuracies of the locations ,missing cities ,and wrong imagery of 3D landscapes. A twitter user called @fake_iOS6maps has initially made this complaints and now his account has been suspended there. BBC managed to organize the information from the tweets about Apple Maps .
Museum in river
Among the user complaints regarding Apple’s maps sent to the BBC were:
Users have complained about the quality of satellite images in the new software (bottom)
- Some towns appear to be missing, such as Stratford-upon-Avon and Solihull.
- Others, like Uckfield in East Sussex, are in the wrong location.
- Satellite images of various locations, particularly in Scotland, are obscured by cloud.
- A search for Manchester United Football Club directs users to Sale United Football Club, a community team for ages five and above.
- Users also reported missing local places, such as schools, or strange locations. Another screenshot showed a furniture museum that was apparently located in a river.
Here the qualities of the Google Map and Apple Map are compared .
People are disappointed over Apple’s half baked Maps application in iOS . Apple has obtained the Map Data from famous Mapping services like Tom Tom . But the the design and the implementation of the Map date is done my Apple itself . Google maps not available for download at Apple Store . But still people can access the Google Map via the phone’s browser . It is reported that there were lot of negative feedbacks about the Apple Maps by the beta testers ,and Apple would have made up better by the final release time . Apple still keep mum on this matter .
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