A new study looking into application stores and their ecosystem is available, showing some interesting numbers for the two main players in the business, Google and Apple.
Star Wars has been the flavor of the season, but it appears Star Trek may be making its way into the mobile industry. An IndieGoGo start up called CommBadge looks to bring a Star Trek: TNG-style communicator to your t-shirts.
Apple’s Maps application in iOS frankly sucks. Apple seems to be making an effort do do something about it, and the company has reportedly edged out a key executive responsible for Maps development. Will this help accelerate development and improvement on the platform, or should Apple just bite the bullet and let Google Maps handle what it does best?
There’s probably no greater rivalry in the mobile space right now than the one between Apple and Samsung, although one could argue that the Apple vs Google battle is also quite important for the mobile market.
The Android platform is completely dominating the smartphone market. Is it because Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services? We take a look at Android’s rise as Google improves the platform while Apple sticks with the same old tried and tested combination.
The iPhone is still the most popular mobile device in Facebook’s campus and that’s not a good thing for the company when it comes to releasing a flaw-free, or close to it, Facebook app for Android devices.
When a highly rated iOS game appears for Android, it’s always good news. After all, the more good games on Android the better. Now MegaCity, a Tetris-meets-Sim City puzzler has hit Android with its usual high reviews.
With tablet computers being more powerful than ever before, it looks like they’re about to pass a milestone. Reports are that tablets will pass notebook computers in units shipped in 2013, which will be the first time tablets have outsold computers.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has criticized Android for being “wild” and “uncontrolled.” Will fragmentation and malware lead to Android’s demise?
Gartner’s report on Q3 2012 reveals that worldwide smartphones sales are up nearly 50 percent on the same quarter last year. We all know who sold most of them right? Samsung and Apple account for 46.5 percent of the smartphone market and the Android platform claimed a 72.4 percent market share.