Move content manually from your Android device to your iOS device

Here are some tips for moving your photos, music, documents, and more from your Android device to your new iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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Mail, contacts, and calendars

iOS works with email providers like Google, Exchange, Yahoo, and more, so you can probably keep the email, contacts, and calendars that you have now. To get started, add each of your email accounts to your iPhone. Then go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars. For each email account, tap the account and turn on Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.
If you use social media accounts, you can transfer any contacts and calendars that you store in those accounts:
Go to the App Store on your iPhone and install Facebook, Twitter, Sina Weibo, Tencent Weibo, or another social media app.
Go to Settings and tap the app.
Sign in with your account name and password.
Turn on Calendars and Contacts.

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Photos and videos

To move photos and videos from your Android to your iOS device, use a computer with iTunes:
Connect your Android to your computer and find your photos and videos. On most devices, you can find these files in DCIM > Camera. On a Mac, install Android File Transfer, open it, then go to DCIM > Camera.
Choose the photos and videos that you want to move and drag them to a folder on your computer.
Disconnect your Android and connect your iPhone to your computer.
Open iTunes on your computer and sync your Photos to your iPhone. You can find your photos and videos on your iPhone in Photos > Albums.

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Books and PDFs

To move eBooks from your Android device, you can either import them to your iOS device or access them through apps like Kindle, Nook, Google Play Books, and others. To access books from an app, go to the App Store, get the app, then sign in with your user name and password.
To move ePub books and PDFs from your Android to your iOS device, use a computer with iTunes:
Connect your Android to your computer and find your books and PDFs. On most devices, you can find these files in Documents. On a Mac, install Android File Transfer, open it, then go to Documents.
Select the books and PDFs that you want to move and drag them to a folder on your computer.
Disconnect your Android and connect your iPhone to your computer.
Drag the books and PDFs into your library. On a Mac, go to iBooks > List, and drag your books there. On a PC, go to iTunes > Books.
Open iTunes on your computer and sync your ePub books and PDFs. You can find your ePub books and PDFs on your iPhone in iBooks > All Books.

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Documents

The iOS apps for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote work with several file types, including Microsoft Office documents. To transfer your documents, get the apps:
Go to the App Store on your iPhone and install Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.
Connect your Android to your computer and find your documents. On most devices, you can find these files in Documents. On a Mac, install Android File Transfer, open it, then go to Documents.
Select the documents that you want to move and drag them to a folder on your computer.
Learn how to use iCloud Drive to keep your documents up to date on all your devices.

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Music

When you switch to iPhone, you can bring your music with you. Just use a computer with iTunes to transfer the music. If you use a streaming music app, go to the App Store, get the app, then sign in with your user name and password. If you use Apple Music, just sign in on your iOS device.
To move music from your Android to your iOS device, use a computer with iTunes:
1. Connect your Android to your computer and find your music. On most devices, you can find these files in Music. On a Mac, install Android File Transfer, open it, then go to Music.
2. Select the songs that you want to move and drag them to a folder on your computer.
3 Disconnect your Android and connect your iPhone to your computer.
4. Open iTunes on your computer, go to your Library, and click Music.
5. Open the folder where you put your songs and drag them to the Music view in iTunes.
6. Select your iOS device and click Music. You can choose to sync your entire library or select only the songs or artists that you just added
7. Click Sync. You can find your music on your iPhone in the Music app.

Source: support.apple.com

The End of Adobe Flash

Since last December, Adobe has officially announced the death of Flash, after the severe attack from Apple and Facebook.

As a matter of face, Adobe Flash Professional CC will be replaced by Animate CC from this year onward.

According to Endcoding.com, Flash usage dropped significantly to only 6% in 2015 compared to 21% in 2014.

It is foreseeable that Flash should be completely out within a year or two.

R.I.P

Data Recovery

Hard disks may die. Households may be burn down. Data lost may result from human error. You probably find yourself screaming over the loss of all your precious data, priceless family photos and important work information etc when these incidents happen.

It goes without saying that professional Data-Recovery experts can literally salvage the data that you have lost (even from a fire-damaged hard disk), on condition that you are willing to pay thousands of dollars for the service.

To most of us, it probably sounds like horrifying urban legend but those professional companies do not just use cutting edge engineering system for logical data recovery but also it needs to be done at a standardized clean room with deep technical expertise which you won’t be able to find at any computer shops at neighbor hood area.

By writing this article already gives me a goose bumps just imagining how serious this will damage our wallet if this happens to us. Even though online back up with cloud technology are widely available, you won’t be able to complete store your data there unless you pay addition S$99 for Dropbox storage expansion.

Alternatively, we might just spend S$20+per year for Seagate Rescue Plan with peace of mind and knowing that your data is protected against loss and unexpected expenses.

Apple builds secret team to kick-start virtual reality effort

It is a well-known fact that Apple is developing a driverless cars.

However, on the 29th of Jan, 2016, Tim Cook has confronted that VR is the next big thing. And Apple is building a secret team to kick start VR.

It is suggested that 2016: the year when VR goes from virtual to reality.

Virtual reality is set to make a splash in 2016. And its ripples in the tech market will only grow as time goes on, according to a new study.

Virtual-reality device sales will hit 14 million units worldwide in 2016, providing a strong launch point for the category. Even though “few” will be sold this year, the firm expects sales to rise to 18 million units in 2017 and 22 million by the end of 2018. In 2020, sales could reach 38 million units worldwide, said TrendForce.

What an exciting news!!

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Selfie…..with Mac……

This is insanely eye catching when you have this selfie stick for Mac. It looks relatively heavy and really need to support it with two hands.

Wanna buy???

Unfortunately, this is just prank that a few artists put up to reflect on the selfie culture.

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