Apple legend and evangelist known as Guy Kawasaki. He was the biggest Apple fan around back in the 80's, but a story making the rounds today from ReadWrite explains why he's now a diehard Android fan, and why he made the switch.
Microsoft’s loud and in your face CEO Steve Ballmer obviously has his own views and opinions on competing platforms, but comments made lately sure were interesting. During a recent interview Ballmer was asked about the competition in Android and Apple and he wasted no time diving in head first. A few of his comments were quite surprising so head down past the break for more details.
comScore delivered its report on US mobile subscriber market share as of the end of September 2012 today, and there are a few surprises to be found within the write-up. Read on to find out more.
Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, and today it delivered its report on the smartphone market as its stands at the end of Q3. It seems that Android has a worthy competitor in the iPhone 5, and even though there isn't a threat of Android losing its massive market share lead anytime soon, Apple's newest handset did manage to put a dent in Android's growth in the US and UK.
Isis Mobile Wallet had launched in Salt Lake City and Austin with 9 supported devices on 3 different carriers. That's big news, but not one to be outdone, Google has started teasing an announcement of its own. It seems that Google Wallet is about to get an all new version, and with it, Google is looking to tackle all sorts of other markets.
Google Maps in favor of their own mapping solution in order to bring features like turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyover to its users. The result didn't turn out so well, and the company has received a lot of backlash from its users. Apple CEO Tim Cook has addressed these issues and apologized today for all the problems.
Gameloft unleashed the rumor mill last week after posting an awesome picture of their upcoming next generation title for Android and iOS. The game had no name, but we can now confirm is called "Wild Blood" and is their first game to use the wildly popular Unreal Graphics Engine. Unreal is behind the iOS hit Infinity Blade, and multiple games like Gears of War, and now is finally coming to Android full steam.
Google Now, that was revamped and released with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is headed to iOS - wait what? Yup, you read that title right. Obviously the entire amazing feature set and "cards" of Google Now won't be hitting the iPhone, but it comes close and is set to rival Siri on her own playing field.
International Data Corporation has released its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker results for Q2 2012, and things are looking great for the little green robot. IDC says that in all, 154 million smartphones were shipped in quarter 2 alone, and of those, 104.8 million were Android handsets. That gives Android a whopping 68.1% market share for quarter 2, and it appears that we have Samsung to thank for that.
YouTube. Google's obviously popular application has been completely removed from iOS for the first time since the original iPhone debut in 2007.