While iOS 7 faced a fair amount of criticism after it was revealed, mostly due to the new flatter design that abandons many of the design elements of previous versions, it has nevertheless been extremely popular among Apple’s customers. In fact, iOS 7 is now officially running on 74% of all iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches!
The results of comScore’s monthly rolling survey of U.S. mobile phone users for the August-September 2013 period has been released, and it shows Apple’s share of the smartphone market rising to 40.6%, while Android took 51.8% of the pie.
Google is reportedly preparing for a beta release of a toolkit to aid developers in creating native Chrome apps for mobile platforms such as iOS.
The iPhone 5c has been attracting large numbers of first-time Apple buyers who are switching over from Android devices. It has also proven popular among buyers with below-median incomes.
Apple’s iOS products were used to place the majority of online mobile device-based Black Friday sales in the U.S. Buyer’s usage of mobile devices was up 9% over last year, with mobile devices accounting for 37% of all shopping traffic and 21% of online sales.
iOS developers have something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. While Android has a significantly larger installed user base, iOS continues to hold a massive lead in monetization, with a five-time-greater return on investment for developers.
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer joins the ranks of companies that are transitioning their employees away from BlackBerry to iPhones and Android devices.
Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) has released new data indicating that an increasing number of Android users are making the move to Apple’s iPhone.
iOS’s market share in the third-quarter dropped from 14.4% last year to 12.9% this year. While that sounds bad, there are plenty of reasons why Apple executives aren’t hitting the panic button just yet.
Kickstarter of the Week: ChargeDrive – Phone Charger Cable, Flash Drive, and Tripod Mount All-In-One
This week’s Kickstarter of the week is one of those products you look at, and can’t believe someone hasn’t thought of it before. The ChargeDrive is just that useful.
The gold iPhone 5s is nowhere to be found? You’ve got options baby! Well, as long as you don’t mind a pretty decent copy on the outside, with Android on the inside…
A study of more than 200 billion ads on Facebook shows mobile ads on the iPhone generate 1,790% more return on investment than ads do on the Android platform.
In another one of his classic “off my meds” outbursts, Eric Schmidt exclaimed that Android is more secure than iOS at a question-and-answer session at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. As ZDNet reports, his response drew wild laughter from the crowd.
Soon Android device owners will be able to finger their devices and get a reaction, just like those of us with an iPhone 5s.
Yesterday, we learned that Samsung has once again lied to consumers by cheating their way into getting better benchmarks on their devices. However, as AnandTech has found in the course of their long track record of excellent product reviews, is that the problem extends far beyond just Samsung.
Sony has announced the release date of their PlayStation 4 companion app for both iOS and Android. The app will debut alongside the new PS4 gaming console on November 15th in the US, and November 29th in Europe.