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Advantage of iOS7 for enterprises

Apple with its iOS7 brought in a revolution in the enterprise sector. iOS7, the latest evolution of Apple, has promising features for enterprises of small and medium levels. It sports impressive look, upgraded functionality, security features and business-critical advantages. It facilitates sensitive data security, wireless file sharing, central control, and employee management at workplace. The business sector has been eloquent with kudos for iOS7. Here is why how enterprises can benefit from iOS7.

Employers are often concerned with the security of mobile devices that their employees use at workplace. Some of the key employees in an organization have access to the sensitive business-critical data which they may store in their personal mobile devices, or the mobile phones provided to them officially. Security of the stored data is a concern as mobile devices may be lost or stolen. Access to the vital data via hacking of the lost or stolen mobile phones can expose the organization to risks.

But, iOS7 has mitigated the mobile phone data security concerns of enterprises. The application packs in a number of security features. With the Activation Lock feature, it is difficult to crack the password-protected phones and leak data. Adding to the security is the Fingerprint Scanner which works on the basis of passcodes. These safeguards integrated with the latest iOS7 stand for Apple’s promise to enhance security for users.

Besides general security, the latest iOS7 comes with other options which ensure the security of specific enterprise apps. It helps the IT departments of organizations to monitor employees’ access and use of enterprise apps. The ADMIN unit of organizations can leverage these features of iOS7 to keep a check on employees’ activities at workplace. Thus, iOS7 indirectly help employees to keep their personal life and professional life separate. Using it, companies can restrict access to the vital apps for some employees who are no more involved in a project.

File sharing is one of the enterprise-level activities supported by the AirDrop functionality of iOS7. It facilitates wireless file sharing for iPhone users, and information sharing among colleagues during conferences and meetings. Thus, iOS7 can be leveraged to streamline enterprise communication. It offers iCloud facilities too.

Evidently, enterprises are looking to absorb these advantages of iOS7 into their daily functioning for better administration and operation.

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iOS 7 – 5 good and great features

iOS 7, the latest release from Apple’s store, has received a mixed response. There are some positive reviews in praise of the app, while some negative reviews have gone criticizing the app for not fulfilling the user expectations. However, we have discovered and experienced 5 great features of iOS 7. We have explained why these features are good for users, below.

Increase readability and contrast of fonts

The users having a little bit poor eyesight may find problem with readability of the thin fonts on bright backgrounds that iOS7 app features. Some user reviews are critical about this downside of the new design. With a solution there to fix the problem, it is not a disadvantage. Go from ‘Settings’ to ‘General’, then to ‘Accessibility’. Touch the tab for ‘Bold Text’ to enlarge the font size. You can increase the contrast by touching the button below. Then, restart the iPhone. Once it is restarted, you will find reading easy.

Have folders with unlimited apps

In the previous versions of iOS, a folder could hold up to 16 apps. It might be good for those who are not obsessed with apps. With more than one folder, it was a bit difficult to organize the home screen. iOS 7 has changed the scenario for the app lovers by making it possible to have an unlimited number of apps in a single folder. However, the number of apps depends on the storage capacity of your iPhone. iOS 7 allows several folders, and you can flit from one to the other.

Get rid of unwanted apps easily

The process of quitting unwanted apps was tedious in the earlier versions of iOS. It required users to double-tap the home button and then long-press the app to quit. With the latest release, it is easier and more efficient to quit an unwanted app. What is more surprising is that you can easily quit more than one app at a single go. The apps that you want to quit must not be in the running mode.

Placing of Newsstand in a folder

Newsstand’ app is a favorite of those who are fond of reading news and magazines on their iPhones. With the earlier versions of iOS, it was not possible to have the Newsstand in a folder for those who use the app very little. Putting the app in a folder saves space on the home screen. However, iOS 7 has made it possible. With the latest version, the user can place ‘Newsstand’ in the folder, dedicated to their favorite reading materials.

Change the look and feel easily

Many users are critical about not being able to change the theme of iOS 7. However, the new design has a surprise consolation for them. It is possible to change the feel of the latest design, and the change of the background makes it possible. The look of the dial pad and the lock screen changes with the change in the background. If you find the brightness of the new icon designs intense, go to the setting and set a dark background.

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