The touchscreen on the iPhone 5 is 2.5X faster than the the closest Android device when responding to touch input. The measurements comes from app streaming company Agawi by way of their TouchMarks benchmarks.
At least 4 of our readers will be excited to hear this: BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android is rumored to be set for a release this Saturday, September 21st.
Have you ever tried to match the paint that’s already on your walls in order to do some touchup? How about fixing scratches on your car? Wouldn’t it be great if you had a handheld device that you could simply place on the color in question, it would read that color, tell you the RGB value for the color, and even tell you where the nearest paint store is?
Apple’s iPhone continues to do well in the United States, as the device holds over 43% of the domestic market, a 7.8% jump over the July quarter of 2012. Android saw its marketshare in the U.S. drop during the same period.
We reported the rumor about Sony’s QX10 and QX100 “strap-on” camera lenses for use with iOS and Android devices awhile back. Now Sony has officially announced both lenses.
Android’s previous major release names may have seemed a bit silly…but according to a report from The Verge, the latest version of Android will be called nothing other than KitKat. Gimme a break (and please pardon the pathetic joke)!
BlackBerry continues to play peek-a-boo with it’s upcoming BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android, as the company briefly made a landing page for the app available earlier today, and now it’s gone.
iOS is still the first priority platform for developers, leading second-place Android by eight percent. This data comes from a new report from research company Forrester.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a new report that highlights the fact that Google’s Android platform accounts for the majority of mobile malware. The report warns government agencies to install antivirus software on their Android devices as a precaution.
Developer Primate Labs has announced the release of Geekbench 3 – The first major update to their popular benchmarking service since 2007.
Orbotix, the maker of Sphero, a robot in the form of a ball that can be controlled via your iPhone or Android device, has released an updated version of the rolling gadget.
A set of leaked images allegedly shows a new device Sony is working on to turn smartphones such as the iPhone into the equivalent of a high-end point-and-shoot camera.
Despite Google Play’s increase in growth over the past six months, Apple’s App Store revenue is still tops. This, from a new report from App Store analytics firm Distimo.
Samsung’s “tribute” to Apple’s Passbook app has debuted on the Google Play Store. The app gives owners of select Galaxy devices the ability to store tickets, coupons, and anything else Samsung got an idea to include while perusing the Passbook app.
It’s no secret that Google’s Android platform has a serious fragmentation problem – there are such a massive number of factors in play that developers have to do one hell of a tap dance to develop and test apps for the platform. The folks at British network-testing firm OpenSignal have published a detailed new series of charts putting the matter in perspective.
Apple continues to dominate as the top smartphone OEM in the U.S., with a 39.9% share of the market in the second quarter of 2013. However, Samsung continues to make gains, more quickly than Apple.