News tagged ‘ios’
Monday, 13 May 2013
According a Q1, 2013 report by Canalys, 59.5 percent of all smart devices in the market -- 308.7 million smartphones, tablets and notebooks -- were running Google's Android operating system. Apple was in second place with a 19.3 percent market share and Microsoft had a market share of 18.1, just slightly behind Apple.
A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.
Friday, 10 May 2013
In the first quarter of 2013, Apple managed to regain fifth place in the Chinese mobile market with an eight percent market share. For the last two quarters in 2012, it was languishing in 6th place, while Samsung remained firmly in the top spot with a 20 percent market share.
Thursday, 2 May 2013
Jawbone has announced its UP platform for iOS and unveiled 10 apps that have integrated with UP, the wristband and app system that helps you know yourself so that you can make smarter choices.
Friday, 26 Apr 2013
According to a report from Strategy Analytics, Apple leads the tablet market with 19.5 million iPads sold last quarter. Microsoft leapt to a market share of 7.5 per cent with three million Windows-based tablets shipped worldwide, up from last quarter's paltry figure of 1.6 per cent.
Thursday, 25 Apr 2013
Apple will be giving away 150 free Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 tickets through the WWDC 2013 Student Scholarship. Students must be enrolled in one of Apple's four developer programs to be eligible to win a WWDC 2013 Student Scholarship.
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013
Twitter has recently confirmed that it will be closing TweetDeck mobile apps on May 7. TweetDeck apps for Android, iOS and Adobe AIR will be removed from their app stores and will cease to function. TweetDeck for web and Chrome however will still be kept alive, and will be updated weekly.
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013
The new Facebook update for iOS brings Chat Heads to iPhone, but only for messaging within Facebook. Other changes include Stickers, giant illustrated emoticons, and a cleaner, easier to read design for iPad.
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013
Following a post-holiday hiring freeze, Foxconn is stepping up hiring, a sign that the company is gearing up for production of a new iPhone.
Monday, 15 Apr 2013
Pebble has just announced that its SDK (software development kit) is available for download. The SDK will allow third-party developers to create apps for the its Pebble smart watch.