While the iTunes App Store and Google Play are almost at par in terms of app availability and quality, there are still some gaps. What are your thoughts? Which apps are better on iOS, and which iOS-only apps do you want to see on Android, too?
With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.
Despite Android’s success in recent years, Apple still holds a few advantages over Google’s platform. What can Google do to dissolve these remaining advantages? Join us as we take a look.
As 2014 rolls on, we are beginning to see a number of Chinese smartphone manufacturers working their way into the global spotlight, and we couldn’t be more pleased. The last week alone has seen the official announcement of the OnePlus One ‘flagship killer’ and big news from Xiaomi – three new products and an expansion of device sales to 10 new countries.
MediaTek has a very healthy SoC business and it’s looking to expand, but can it compete with the dominance of Qualcomm? We take a look at MediaTek’s history and its prospects.
On this Friday Debate, we discuss the OnePlus One, the phone that came out of nowhere to get everyone talking. At $299, nobody is denying the OnePlus One is a great deal. But some would say that buying a phone primarily for its price tag is the definition of, well, settling.
So, was all the hype that OnePlus gradually built around its first product worth it, in the end? Or are the phone’s deficiencies – its size, lack of SD card, some say design – too much for what it was promised?
So you’ve decided to upgrade and you’re unsure what to do with your old Android smartphone. You could sell it, donate it, or repurpose it. We’ve got plenty of ideas for you right here.
The creator and leader of CyanogenMod, Steve Kondik, kindly sat for an interview with our Josh Vergara, at the end of a long launch day in Beijing. Check it out!
Smartphone cameras are making huge strides these days. Image clarity is on the up, while noise and crosstalk in smaller sensors is gradually being reduced. Despite all these improvements, smartphone... cameras are still missing some of the most important features which still give simple point and shoot and compact cameras, let alone higher end DSLRs, an edge. We’re of course talking about optic...
In our inaugural edition of Meet the Devs, we interviewed Kapp Development to talk a little bit about their app and how they work. Check it out!