Top 5 Ways to Save Battery life on iOS 7 on iPhone 5/5S: Is Android 4.4 Kit Kat a Better OS?

So Apple has finally launched the iOS 7 and it is made available to a range of iDevices. However, a perennial problem smartphone users face is battery drainage. For saving battery when using iOS7, here are some tips you can stick to.

Firstly, turn off the Air Drop feature. This is a new feature introduced in iOS 7. This feature searches for iPhones in the nearby location. If you do not require it, then turn it off. You can also save a lot of the phone’s battery by turning off the phone’s WiFi searching. Many are aware that WiFi searching is a battery eater. If you do not want the phone to continuously search for active WiFi connection, turn it off.

To save your iPhone’s battery, you can dim the screen light. If you have kept the background light of the phone’s screen very bright, it causes much drainage of the phone’s battery. If there is sufficient light to view the screen, then dim the screen’s background light and see how long your phone’s battery lasts.

The 3-D wallpaper on the home screen is a standard feature with iOS 7. This live wallpaper eats a lot of battery. Turn the 3-D wallpaper off since you do not really need it.

In comparison, Android’s latest OS, KitKat is quite good and offers astounding battery life and a good RAM cache. … Read the rest

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iOS 7 to Reign Over Its New Platform, All Apps To Fall Flat

All Apps on Apple screen would fall flat once the iOS 7 reigns over its new platform. Any dimensional attributes will be cleaned out as iOS 7 intends to keep everything as plane as possible.

The change was first noticed by 9to5mac when some of their iOS 6 app icons lacked the visible depth on the beta version of the software. The site further pointed out that iOS 7 tends to remove the gloss that Apple applied to app icons previously.

Some more changes have appeared as some apps are sporting different icons on iOS 7 in spite of having the same version and data as iOS 6. iOS 7 turns out to look in different locations for the icons of Apps and, uses the image used within the app store and the assigned app icon image to make it icon on the screen.

Sleep Cycle and Dunkin’ Donuts are the two reported apps which are so far influenced by the new feature, as found by 9to5Mac.

Most developers would surely look forward to redesign app icons in order to fit in the new iOS 7 color schemes and flat style. Meanwhile, Apple is trying its best to generate an integrated look on its new platform.… Read the rest

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