Google’s new Maps app for iOS has certaily caused a great deal of excitement, providing users with a solid alternative to Apple’s own iOS 6 mapping app. Google has really done a great job on the app – and according to Google, it’s actually even better than the Android version!
According to a new report from the Taiwan Economic News, Amazon is ready to compete in the mobile phone market with its own Android based offering.
Whenever I make a visit to my local Gamestop or Best Buy, I wander through the aisles, checking out the latest in video gaming hardware and software. Sure, I’m tempted by the Sony PlayStation Vita, and the Nintendo 3DS, I even fondle them a bit. But I always come back to one thought. “What the hell do I need these for when I have my iPhone and iPad?”
We’ve heard statements from various developers in the past about how much more difficult it is to develop on Android than iOS, but the latest testimony to come forward is the perhaps the most significant yet. The head of the BBC iPlayer app Daniel Danker has given some interesting explanations as to why Android is just so damn hard for devs to master.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt, well known for being outspoken on all manner of tech issues, especially where Apple is concerned, sat down to an interview with Bloomberg recently. As usual, Schmidt had a lot to say – including that Android is clearly winning the mobile platform war!
Guy Kawasaki became known as one of the marketing team for the Macintosh back in 1984, but a year ago, he switched to Android. And he’s never looked back. It’s a remarkable transformation, and he even went as far as stating that ‘real men use Android’ and that nowadays it is Android not Apple that symbolizes ‘think different’.
As the Google TV platform struggles to stay relevant, Google is reported to be working on a deal to sell off its Motorola Home business, the subsidiary that is responsible for building set-top boxes for cable providers.
In the increasingly competitive tablet world, Apple’s iPad maintains a strong edge over its competitors for a number of reasons – and according to U.K. site Which?, you can now add one more reason to the list – over a third better battery life than Android tablets!
ophos has released its Security Threat Report 2013. The report shows that malware writers have adjusted to the new diversity of platforms by targeting such operating systems as Android, and yes, OS X.
More of the ever present end-of-the-year forecasts are out, and they are predicting that Apple will shed some of its tablet market share as Android tablets increase in popularity.
If you take all the titles available in Apple’s App Store, and combine it with Google Play’s catalog, you’ll come up with a count of more than 1.4 million apps. Those are from hundreds of thousands of developers…
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down for an interview with The Wall Street Journal, and addressed his company’s relationship with Apple.
Google Play continues to see strong growth, as its revenue is 311% higher than last year. This is according to a new study by App Annie Intelligence. However, Apple’s iTunes App Store made four times as much revenue over the same period.
Tell us something we didn’t know. Or at least give us an infographic. That’s exactly what Ladbrokes has done, confirming yet again that Android is an absolute nightmare from a security point of view
We’ve heard a lot about companies handing out iPhones or iPads to their employees, but what about going the other way? Well, one pretty big fish has been encouraging its employees to switch to Android: Facebook.
Holiday shoppers are hitting the online stores in search of bargains again this year, and their shopping tool of choice? iOS devices. A report by IBM shows iOS users are shopping online three times as much as Android users.