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.
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.