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iOS is Still A Main Priority for Developers

Posted on 30/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Mobile ecosystems analysts VisionMobile has released its fourth Developer Economics report. The 2013 report looked at developer opinions in order to chart which platforms have the highest mindshare among developers, as well as which platforms make the most money for developers.

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Verizon Had Plans For Siri Before Apple Stole Her Away

Posted on 23/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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You have a crush on a girl, and you have big plans for your future together. You’re ready to make your move… Then someone else catches her eye, wins her heart, and takes her away to fame and fortune. Welcome to Verizon’s world.

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The Original Android Logo Was Just Plain Scary (Image)

Posted on 21/01/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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The little green thing that represents Android today could have been yellow (or blue, or red) with weird eyes – and downright scary. Android engineer Dan Morrill posted some pretty horrific early concept art of the Android logo to his Google+ account.

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Google Says Google Maps for iOS is Better Than the Android Version!

Posted on 17/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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!

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iOS and Android are Sony’s and Nintendo’s Worst Nightmares (Opinion)

Posted on 17/12/2012 by Chris Hauk

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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?”

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BBC iPlayer Head: Why Android Is So Difficult To Develop For

Posted on 17/12/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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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.

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