Last week we reported that Hangouts for Android had managed to hit 1 billion preinstalls. This is impressive in the sense that it shows how many Android devices are out there, but at the same time we suppose it is “cheating” given that all Android phones come with Hangouts preinstalled, but the same cannot be said for Chrome.
Chrome for Android has recently hit 1 billion installs and is now part of an exclusive club in which only a handful of apps are able to boast that claim. What makes it even more impressive is the fact that unlike other Google apps and services that come preinstalled on Android phones, Chrome did not start out as being a preinstalled app. Read full post →Chrome for Android Hits 1 Billion Installs
If the rumors are to be believed, the iPad Pro is expected to be announced later this year and it looks like Apple could already be lining up their suppliers for some of its components. According to a report out of Taiwan, word on the street has it that Apple has chosen Sharp and Samsung to provide the displays of its rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
Now Sharp and Samsung are names you’re probably familiar with as both companies have supplied displays for various Apple products in the past. However missing from that list is LG who has supplied iPad displays to the Cupertino company, but the reports suggest that due to yield issues, LG was not chosen. Read full post →Sharp, Samsung Rumored To Supply iPad Pro’s Display Panels