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How To Keep Your Web Browsing Private on iOS 5

Every person in today’s world wants to be connected to the rest of the world for maximum possible time. This is only possible with the help of the social networking websites available on the internet. But due to these kinds of websites the personal space that every individual possess is decreasing day by day. So now there is more emphasis on the security things. Anything is more used just because of the safety of information and data it provides. During browsing over the internet there are the personal information that shouldn’t be out, can be leaked out just because of unreliable sources for surfing of internet. So many persons don’t even use their friends system just because of this reason.

The newly launched iOS 5 gives complete privacy to the user to secure its personal information from others. The web browsing facility that it provides has a special feature for the private browsing. This is done for the Mobile Safari. Once the private browsing is activated, the Mobile Safari ends keeping the history of the web browsing. Many times when a person borrows iOS device for web surfing then he is generally very conscious of the personal information that can be leaked out. Thus with the help of this device the individual can be tension free about any kind of information stored on the device. Just by following some very easy steps any person can activate the private browsing mode of the iOS. Following are the required steps:
Step 1: The very first step to turn on the private browsing is to open the settings app and then go down by scrolling to select safari
Step 2: Once the first step is finished and the Safari is selected, the user can see a toggle switch for turning on the private browsing. The user has to turn it on by moving the switch over. Once the switch is on the user can open the Safari.

Initially the bar at the top and bottom are gray or blue. This is before turning on the private browsing. But once the private browsing is turned on, the same bars that where either gray or blue colored now change to black color. This is an indication that the private browsing in the iOS device is currently enabled. These steps are repeated for restoring the iOS device to the public session. The user can also go to the history and delete the desired part. But this requires that the user should remember to do this job. But private browsing is one step and the desired mode is activated in just few steps. The drastic color change in the iOS always makes the user to keep in mind the fact that the current mode is private and has to be changed accordingly. Thus iOS makes life easier and more secure.

iAd Tussle between Google and Apple

It seems that tension is raising high between two of the major players in the IT sphere. Google and Apple once stood together against the “evil” Microsoft. But with Google slowly entering Apple’s territories – as the market for Smartphone with Nexus, and maybe tablet market, as rumors suggest, problems appeared. Apple, currently having a big cut of the mobile device market, decided to strike back.. They began development of alternative ad platform to integrate in their iOS devices.

The so called iAd platform will be integrated in iPhone 4 in an attempt to defend Apple’s positions in the online ad market. It allows ads to be integrated in applications, and revenue shared between Apple and the application developer. It allows all kind of content to be included – even full screen video commercials. With such flexibility, developers are expected to like the new iAd very much.

Interesting fact is that in the disclaimer signed by all developers, a section exists which claims that apps which are optimized in any way by “any developer or distributor of mobile devices, mobile operating systems or development environments”, can be disallowed any time from using Apple app store. Which means such app will most likely never make the revenue expected by it. Apple relies on such texts in the developer’s agreement to refuse access to app store for Google AdWords enabled apps.

Though Google has filed a complaint with the FTC (US Federal Trading Commission), and it has begun investigation, there is no certainty what the decision will be, and as this dispute is now in the hands of lawyers, it may take a while to reach an end.

Another sign of great trouble forming between ex-friends Google and Apple happened on the unveiling of iPhone 4. Steve Jobs invited his archenemy Bill Gates on the stage, showing that Apple will now support Microsoft’s Bing search engine, thus trying to make trouble for Google in its main business, search engines, too.

Statistics show that only 20% of applications downloaded from the app store until now were paid apps. Which means only 20% made money for Apple. And though the new iAd may help in making money from the rest 80%, it may also fail big time. People, who liked the, kind of, free lunch, will wonder if maybe Android powered phones are not the better option – applications number is rising slowly, but steadily, and no ads are included, well, in most of them anyway.

Only time will tell will there be place for two or more main players in the online ad business, and who will prevail in the battle of giants – the traditions of Apple and its new friend and ex-nemesis Microsoft, or the big, but still young Google.

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