For the first time ever, global usage of iOS has fallen behind that of Android. Android has long held a decided advantage in installed base, however iOS has long held the lead in actual usage.
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Microsoft has debuted its first Nokia handset after completing its takeover of the company, and the handset is powered by Android. Yup, you read that right… Android.
Following months of speculation, Amazon finally unveiled their 3D Fire Phone today. The device has been expected since back in 2012, with the Wall Street Journal correctly predicting a June debut back in April.
Parallels today announced an update to its Parallels Access app that gives users remote access to their Macs and PCs. Originally only available for the iPad, the new release adds support for the iPhone, and Android phones and tablets.
Dominos Pizza announced today that it is launching a new voice ordering feature via its iPhone and Android apps. The new feature is powered by Nuance’s Nina Mobile voice speech recognition, speech synthesis, and natural language technologies.
Our favorite smartwatch – the Pebble – received an update this week. The new firmware adds iBeacon support, the ability to reorder the system’s Launcher Menu, and iPhone music volume controls.
Wouldn’t it be great to see the current temperature without having to actually load the damned iOS Weather app? Designer Jay Machalani just posted a concept video that shows how widget and live tiles like those found in Android and Windows Phone, respectively, could improve the iOS 8 experience.
Apple SVP of Internet Services Eddy Cue has confirmed that Beats Music will remain available on both Android and Windows Phone devices following Apple’s acquisition of the company, making it Apple’s first app on a non-iOS platform.
Spotify announced on Tuesday that their systems had been breached by a hacker who accessed internal company data. The company says that only one of its users’ accounts have been found to have been compromised, (so far), but it is taking steps to ensure all of its customers’ private data remains safe.
The well-known problem of iPhone owners switching to another device and then not receiving text messages on their new phone was apparently aggravated recently by a server glitch, says Apple in a statement to Re/Code.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is looking to take on Apple’s iPad mini in China with a copycat tablet that has a nearly identical look, and product name.
Six Columbia University students have come up with “Cider,” an OS compatibility architecture capable of running iOS apps on Android.
While Apple refuses to officially acknowledge the GPU issues some early-2011 MacBook Pro owners are having with their machines, it seems they have taken ownership of an issue plaguing some iMessage users. Unfortunately, they just don’t know how to fix it.
Twitter has officially announced a “mute” feature for its iPhone, web, and Android clients. The new feature allows users to selectively turn off posts of certain users they follow, without unfollowing them.