07/16/2016, 08:07 pm
Android fan blogs, led by The Verge, shouted to their audiences this week that Samsung's flagship Galaxy S7 managed to surpass sales of Apple's iPhone 6s, based on a Kantar survey of U.S. buyers. The story illuminates some interesting contradictions and exposes other misleading narratives about the smartphone market.
07/15/2016, 09:07 pm
Apple's ResearchKit was quickly adopted by clinical studies at a series of universities and hospitals, but a new iOS app focused on rheumatoid arthritis from pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline marks the first time a drug company has made use of the framework.
07/14/2016, 09:07 pm
BitTorrent Now, a new streaming app billed as "an artist-first, people-powered platform, focused on creativity and community rather than abundance," has launched for iOS devices and on Apple TV.
07/14/2016, 10:07 am
The newest Batman mobile title for Apple's iOS extends the lore and story of the Arkham Asylum console and computer game franchise, and features the lead Batman: The Animated Series voice actor.
07/13/2016, 04:07 pm
The latest iOS 10 beta appears to open up live streaming support for apps, as Apple originally promised during June's Worldwide Developer Conference.
07/13/2016, 11:07 am
In a move to appeal to cable cutters, ABC has refreshed its streaming video service with a new user interface designed specifically for Apple's iOS and tvOS, as well as more on-demand content and an expansion of markets eligible for a local live feed.
07/13/2016, 09:07 am
The Pokémon Go App Store domination continues, with the German launch of the game seeing server overloads similar to the game's blockbuster U.S. launch.
07/12/2016, 10:07 am
Amid revelations that the popular Pokémon Go game for iPhone offers universal access to Google accounts, Google and Niantic have said that user emails and other sensitive data are not being harvested, and that a pair of fixes are incoming.
07/11/2016, 08:07 pm
App Store chart-topping downloads of the hit game Pokemon GO have sent Nintendo's stock soaring, adding more than $7 billion to its market capitalization. However, the Japanese gaming icon is reportedly earning significantly less from app-related sales than Apple is from its App Store cut.
07/11/2016, 10:07 am
The first mobile Pokémon title for iOS and Android has proven to be a wild success, helping to boost shares of Nintendo stock after a pervasive slide, with the game on track to expand to Europe, Japan and more in the coming days.
07/10/2016, 10:07 pm
A new media narrative is unfolding, replete with statistics all seeking to provide evidence that Apple's success with native apps is over. There's no clear agreement on what exactly will take over--Chat Bots, Voice Assistants, the Web, Augmented Reality or some new and unknown successor--but it is clear that the loser must be Apple. It has to be, because it's desperately needed by Apple's rivals.
07/08/2016, 11:07 am
Apple's CFO Luca Maestri has declared Italy's University of Naples Federico II as the location for Europe's first iOS coding talent incubator, set to open its doors in just a few months.
07/08/2016, 03:07 am
Continuing its perpetual Apple Maps feature rollout, Apple on Thursday activated Flyover imagery for 29 new locations, while adding traffic and transit data for multiple international locales including Chile and Vatican City.
07/07/2016, 02:07 pm
A year ago, Apple launched Transit directions in iOS 9 Maps, but so far there's only a limited number of cities worldwide that support the new feature. Here's why.
07/07/2016, 11:07 am
Fulfilling a promise it made at WWDC in June, Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra on Thursday, giving an early glimpse at software that won't be finished until sometime this fall. [Updated]
07/07/2016, 01:07 am
As promised in June, Apple on Thursday introduced its in-house payments solution Apple Pay to customers in Switzerland, offering initial support for both Visa and Mastercard credit cards.
07/06/2016, 07:07 pm
Apple turned heads in June when it released a preview version of iOS 10 containing an unencrypted kernel cache, a significant shift in software security policy meant to streamline system performance, and analysis shows the company is building on those efforts with the second beta release.
07/06/2016, 06:07 pm
Walmart on Wednesday announced it recently completed the nationwide rollout of in-house mobile payments service Walmart Pay, a system promised to one day support third-party digital wallets like Apple Pay.
07/06/2016, 12:07 pm
Just a week after the fourth betas arrived, Apple has provided both developers and public testers with fifth pre-release betas of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, forthcoming maintenance and security updates.
07/06/2016, 12:07 am
Nintendo and Niantic Labs on Tuesday surprised with a limited rollout of anticipated augmented reality game Pokémon Go, making the title available for download in Australia, New Zealand and certain U.S. markets.