Google Maps All Set For Wi-Fi-Only Mode To Help Users Save Data



Google has successfully begun testing a new feature in its Google Maps app for android users that would only allow data to be downloaded by a Wi-Fi connection. This unique feature will help users with the limited data plan as well.


Select users can find the mode in the Maps settings menu in place of the “Offline areas” option. When it enabled, the app will suddenly warns that a small amount of mobile data may still be used, but significantly less than usual. The switch essentially cuts Maps off from cellular data, only loading new information over Wi-Fi, the app will working similarly to the “Use Cellular Data for” option switches in iOS’ own Settings app.


Source:-  The Verge


Google Released iOS App Testing Tools has been Open Source

iOS testing app

Google reported today that it has publicly released EarlGrey, a bit of programming that developers can use to all the more effortlessly build and run user interface tests on source code for iOS applications. Written in Objective-C, EarlGrey is available now on GitHub under an open-source Apache license.


Apple releases iOS 7.1 with bug fix, CarPlay support and improved Designs


Image: Apple

Today Apple has released iOS 7.1 updates with bug fixes that caused the home screen to crash, CarPlay automobile integration, manual control for Siri voice commands and improved TouchID support.



China launches it owns Operating System for cellphones

China launches it owns Operating System
China introduces its new Operating System with the aim of replacing iOS and Android with its own COS (China Operating System). Engadget reports, Shanghai Laintong is the company developing COS in partnership with the Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS).



Box offers 50GB free cloud storage to users who try its Apple iOS App

Box offers 50GB free cloud storage


Cloud Storage Box has launced its new iOS App and is offering 50GB of free cloud storage to users who try the new version of its Apple iOS app. Rememeber, Box is already giving 10GB of free storage to users who signs up for a personal account and now it is offering 50GB free storage with the launch of its new iOS App.



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