Apple iOS 7.1 for iPhone and iPad new features

Apple has just release its iOS update version iOS 7.1 with bud fixes and new features after 6 months of iOS 7 released! iOS 7.1 update is available for iPhone 4 and above as well as iPad 2 and above. You may upgrade to iOS 7.1 with single touch On The Air just like me if you are on iOS 7!

The upgrade need at least 1.9GB free space. Make sure you have enough space before the upgrade.

It took me about 20 mins to download the upgrade package. It automatic upgrade the operating system an reboot once complete.

The first view of my iOS 7.1. A bit darker contrast at home screen compare to the last one. The reduce transparency feature make the icons better contrast and easier to locate. Continue reading

World First 128GB Ultra MicroSD by SanDisk

SanDisk introduce the World’s first highest capacity ultra MicroSD card at 128GB ! Imagine the memory card that smaller than your thumb but allow us to store thousands of songs, music, photo, and hours of video on just a single removable memory card. :) Thanks to awesome technology that bring us whole library in a few grams weight.

Theoretically, consumers can now store 16 hours of Full HD video, 7,500 songs, 3,200 photos and more than 125 apps.

This new SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card is designed for  smartphone and tablet. It is ideal for shooting Full HD video and high-quality pictures, with twice the speed of ordinary microSD memory cards3 and offers the highest video recording performance available at 45MB per second.

Amazon online store is selling the Sandisk ultra microSDXC 128GB at $120 USD.

Nature Photography with Tamron 28-300mm Macro Lens

Nature Photography is my most interested photography topic since long ago. I love wild life, animal, insect, and nature scenery! We will have chance to know more about the creatures only when we capture them in photo.

I’ve order this Tamron 28-300mm 3.5-6.3 185D LD IF Macro Lens from eBay, the lens arrive at my door step directly from Japan just in 3 working days! Awesome delivery service. ;)

This Tamron lens is medium to long zoom range, but not so macro compare to the real macro lens. I rather call it close up lens! Good for travel, suitable for all purpose from landscape photography to wildlife photography. No need to change lens on the street anymore!

Lens is light and Bokeh is nice.

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Sony Xperia Z2 Ready to Shoot in 4K TV

What is 4K TV? 4K or 4K Ultra High Definition is a derivation of the 4K digital cinema standard. It is 4x more resolutions than 1080P Full HD TV, which resolution format is 3840 X 2160. You will almost have cinema quality graphic at Home.

The upcoming Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone is ready with the best camera so far, to shoot 4K video with the 20.7 Megapixels camera lens! ;)

Further, the timeshift features allow 720P video to be recorded in 120fps and create a slow motion effect.

Sony Xperia Z2 specifications:

Processor: 2.3 GHz Qualcomm Quad-core

Memory: 3GB RAM

OS: Google Android 4.4 (Kitkat)

Display: 5.2″ Full HD TRILUMINOS Display

Camera: 20.7 MP

Battery: 3200mAh

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Microsoft offer free 100GB Cloud Storage at OneDrive

Microsoft is offering free 100GB cloud storage for first 100,000 users that register with OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive)! Yes, we just got 50GB cloud storage from Box.com last month, and now have 100GB offer from Microsoft!

It is definitely war of Cloud Storage in year 2014. Unfortunately, I’m too late to apply for the 100GB free cloud storage space. Anyway, everyone here still can get 7GB free online storage and 3GB for auto camera backups.

Download OneDrive app from Apple Store iOS.

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How to get Free Tetris Game via Apple Store App?

Tired of latest 3D games and wanna some arcade addicting games on your iPhone and iPad? Yes, I’m missing those”old age” arcade game too! Good news for you if you have the same feeling with me.

Apple is offering official Tetris arcade game from Electronic Arts for free via Apple Store app! Go ahead and download Apple Store app in iOS App Store. Feel weird that Apple Store in App Store? Don’t ask me why :)

In Apple Store app, tap on “A throwback. On Us” to browse through the free gift.

Yeah! Found the official Tetris addicting games for Free! Continue reading

Free iTunes Radio Station

iTunes Radio is a free streaming radio that built and bring hundreds and thousands of radio stations that you can customized. It is now available in all iOS. Mac OS devices, PC and even Apple TV.

iTunes Radio is a redesign of radio app, the most personalized radio station app so far. In iOS devices, it is built in Music app. My favorite stations: Essential Piano and Essential Guitar!

iTunes Store has access to the huge music database and share those songs out in Radio. Only thing is you can’t download unless purchase it and then download into your Music app. Continue reading