10/30/2015, 06:10 pm
Google has struggled to attract a fraction of iOS' top-tier commercial app development for its own Android platform. The abusive language allowed in Google Play--for reviews of products the reviewer hasn't even downloaded--highlight another reason why so few developers take Android seriously as a platform.
10/29/2015, 08:10 pm
Apple on Thursday issued its first ever synchronized iOS and Android app release in a remote control and setup app for its Beats Pill+, the first Bluetooth speaker to come out of Beats since the company was acquired by Apple in 2014.
10/29/2015, 07:10 pm
Following the release of iOS 9.0.2 last week, Apple on Thursday stopped signing code for iOS 9.1 on compatible devices, prohibiting users from downgrading to the older operating system version.
10/29/2015, 07:10 pm
After two years of exploration work, Google is said to be "folding" its web-based Chrome OS into its mobile Android platform, creating a single operating system strategy that it expects to unveil in 2017.
10/29/2015, 04:10 pm
Online buyers of the new fourth generation Apple TV get a "personalized" recommendation to also buy the SteelSeries Nimbus, a wireless video game controller designed to enhance gameplay on the new device with physical joysticks, a D-pad and buttons. Although it won't be required for standard play on any games, it is needed for multiplayer gaming.
10/29/2015, 02:10 pm
Photography-focused startup Visual Supply Co. on Thursday launched a new app entirely exclusive to iOS: DSCO, a quick and easy way to make animated GIFs on your iPhone.
10/29/2015, 01:10 pm
On the heels of the developer release, the first public beta of iOS 9.2 was made to members of Apple's voluntary testing community on Thursday.
10/29/2015, 05:10 am
Apple News is already seeing strong adoption, with more than twice as many readers as Apple Music has listeners -- no doubt because News is effortless to use, with no subscription plan or signup required. Apple is now expanding News app's publisher base by publicly documenting its underlying "Apple News Format" specification.
10/29/2015, 12:10 am
Samsung Electronics' IT & Mobile unit reported shipment growth in phones but noted that its "profitability declined" due to the fire sale pricing incurred to boost sales of its disappointing Galaxy S6, along with a lower handset Average Selling Price "due to increased sales of mid- to low-end products."
10/28/2015, 11:10 pm
After announcing intent to produce mobile titles for smartphone like iPhone earlier this year, Nintendo on Wednesday announced "Miitomo," a freemium app scheduled to see release in the first property will see release in March 2016.
Apple partners with American Express to launch Apple Pay in Australia and Canada in 2015, 3 more countries in 2016
10/27/2015, 05:10 pm
Apple will partner with American Express to launch Apple Pay in Australia and Canada by the end of the year and Hong Kong, Singapore and Spain over the course of 2016, CEO Tim Cook revealed during a quarterly conference call on Tuesday.
10/27/2015, 01:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday issued its first pre-release beta of iOS 9.2 to developers for testing, alongside a new beta of Xcode 7.2, as the launch of the forthcoming iPad Pro approaches.
10/26/2015, 06:10 pm
Apple on Monday improved its in-house Maps offering by activating Nearby search functionality in Australia, Canada, France and Germany, while at the same time adding Flyover locations across Europe, Asia and North America.
10/26/2015, 02:10 pm
Users who opt to update their iPhone overnight have discovered that doing so will turn off any alarms they may have set, potentially causing issues waking up the next morning.
10/23/2015, 09:10 pm
Apple has released free update to "iCloud for Windows" adding support for iOS-synced Photos to the company's software for accessing iCloud Drive files from Windows PCs, along with support for syncing web browser bookmarks and making iCloud email, contact and calendar data available within Outlook.
10/23/2015, 03:10 pm
Apple was slapped with a class-action suit on Friday, claiming that the company failed to properly warn users that the new Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS 9 will use data from their cellular plan.
10/22/2015, 07:10 pm
Responding to recent complaints that its iOS app excessively drains iPhone battery life, Facebook on Thursday pushed out a partial fix, explaining the problem was in part caused by a background audio bug.
10/22/2015, 06:10 pm
As part of an ongoing study on the consequences of using hands- and eyes-free systems while driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety rated Apple's latest version of Siri voice control as "highly distracting," behind Google Now and certain OEM infotainment systems.
10/22/2015, 05:10 pm
Apple on Thursday released an update to its iMovie video editing app for iOS, bringing 4K support to iPad Air 2 hardware running iOS 9.1 and addressing a number of bugs including an import issue with iCloud Drive.
Mystery 'eye in speech bubble' emoji in iOS 9.1 linked to anti-bullying campaign, fast-tracked by Apple
10/22/2015, 01:10 pm
The "eye in speech bubble" emoji found in iOS 9.1 is connected to an Ad Council anti-bullying campaign, and its adoption was intentionally fast-tracked by Apple in support.