12/03/2013, IBM recently released a report after tracking over 800 retail websites in the U.S. that iOS was far ahead of Android during the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping weekend. During the weekend, traffic generated by iOS devices accounted for 28.2 percent of all online traffic as opposed to 11.4 percent contributed by Android. It turns out that iOS did much better during Cyber Monday as well. A report released by […]
12/01/2013, Different people choose smartphone platforms for different reasons. Some choose it for its ease of use, some choose it for its looks, some choose it for the hardware that comes with it, and etc., and while those valid reasons, does it also mean that usage will differ from platform to platform? Well it seems that as far as online shopping is concerned, it would seem as though Apple’s iOS platform […]
11/28/2013, Back in 2011 a team of British security researchers discovered that iOS on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was building a record of the device’s location history, Wi-Fi network and cell tower location data to be precise, data which would allow the device to track itself faster than a GPS alone could. The data was also being copied over the computer if the device was connected to it. This obviously […]
11/28/2013, Kim Dotcom’s MEGA, which has already exited from beta with an improved user interface earlier this month, now has its official iOS app released on the Apple App Store. This particular iOS app will be free, of course, where it will enable one to browse as well as manage one’s MEGA cloud storage account. Not only that, you will also be able to enjoy faster file transfers which will go […]
11/26/2013, While there’s nothing inherently wrong with the virtual QWERTY keyboard on iOS devices, making mistakes while typing is inevitable. Accidently place your finger on an alphabet you don’t want to enter and the touchscreen registers it as a tap, which results in a typo. The App Store’s search engine used to be very specific, making a spelling mistake when searching for an app’s would result in that app not being displayed […]
11/26/2013, Heads up Assassin’s Creed fans, if you enjoyed Ubisoft’s latest swashbuckling adventure in the form of Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, you might be interested to learn that Ubisoft will be bringing the pirate adventure onto your mobile devices (both iOS and Android) in the form of Assassin’s Cred Pirates. Unfortunately this is not an extension of the game for console, but will instead just share a similar play setting, […]
11/24/2013, Earlier this year it was announced that Honda would be getting some iOS integration in its vehicles with the Siri Eyes Free feature, which basically allowed drivers to activate and use Siri through the car’s controls, as opposed to actually having to hold the device which could be dangerous. Well it looks like Honda’s integration will be taken one step further, and according to reports, Honda is set to make […]
11/21/2013, Tumblr is a popular blogging platform that’s now owned by Yahoo. The team has updated Tumblr for iOS app which now has an all new design that’s much more in sync with the look and feel of iOS 7. Apple made some drastic user interface changes in its latest iOS version, since its release quite a lot of apps have been updated and redesigned to be more consistent with iOS […]
11/21/2013, Today Microsoft has rolled out a major update of the SkyDrive app for iOS. The biggest feature that this app comes with is automatic photo uploads, the app is now capable of automatically uploading all pictures taken with the device’s camera to SkyDrive. All photos are uploaded in the background and over Wi-Fi, though users have the option to enable upload on mobile networks and to allow video uploads as […]
11/20/2013, Microsoft rolled out its official SmartGlass application for the Xbox One on across Windows Phone devices yesterday, leaving many of the majority of us with Android and iOS devices out in the cold waiting for our turn to download the new SmartGlass app. It looks like we didn’t have to freeze our buns off for too long as the Xbox One SmartGlass app for iOS and Android have been released.
11/15/2013, Having a semblance of patience is always a good thing, as the adage goes, good things come to those who wait. Well, I am quite sure that iOS users have waited for quite some time already for the Google Play Music app, which has finally arrived on the iOS platform. One ought to take note that it might require some getting used to Google’s music ecosystem, since it is vastly […]
11/15/2013, When there’s extreme cold or heat in your home, one of the last things you want to do is make your way over to the thermostat in order to make your home, and as a result, yourself and those around you, comfortable. There aren’t many wireless thermostats on the market, although Netatmo has teamed up with Philippe Starck in order to create a new thermostat that can be controlled through […]
11/14/2013, Digg announced its latest service, Digg Video, last week that would help bring all of the most viral videos on the Internet into one easy-to-find location. Users of Digg’s iOS application will now be able to get in on the Digg Video goodness as the company has released an update that now supports their latest service.
11/12/2013, Viber is one of the most popular cross-platform communication services out there, allowing its more than 200 million users to text, call and send photos and video messages over cellular or Wi-Fi for free. Today, it updated its apps for iOS and Android. New features have been added, whereas Viber for Android has finally gained tablet support. Users can now use Viber on tablets and smartphones simultaneously. Significant performance improvements have […]