Should Apple Be Scared of What Came Out of Google I/O?

Should Apple Be Scared of What Came Out of Google I/O?
With WWDC 2014 in the books, Google took some time to shine this week and kicked off their annual GoogleI/O conference with a (very) long keynote address that was at times slightly rambling, but at its core, released some pretty amazing stuff. If you didn’t have time to watch the 3 hour(!!) keynote yesterday, or Read more…

This Bar Graph Shows That Apple Is for the Rich

apple is for the rich
Supposedly, that is. The bar graph originally posted by Andreessen Horowitz analyst Ben Evans shows Facebook’s active users of Android and iOS by region. How does this translate to the idea that Apple is for the rich people? First, we have to go back to the issue of which has the bigger mobile market share: Read more…

What Kind of People Use the iPhone?

What Kind of People Use the iPhone?
A person’s choice of gadgets is probably not the most accurate measure of character or personality, there just might be something in there. In any case, we cannot deny the fact that many people have a perception about gadgets being a status symbol – at least in certain societies. I found this interesting post on Read more…

Why Android Still Can’t Dominate iOS: 4 Areas Where the Android OS Falls Short

Android OS
The Android OS has actually outsold Apple’s iPhone as of early 2013, due in part because of its existence on many phones across several companies. Source Though even if you ignore that numerical advantage, the Android OS has consistently been a strong competitor to the iPhone OS, often being touted and even preferred by a Read more…

Apple’s iOS 7 vs. Google’s Android 4.4

Apple’s iOS 7 vs. Google’s Android 4.4 (via slashdot) Now that Apple’s iOS 7 is in the wild, it’s perhaps time to compare it with Google’s upcoming Android 4.4 (codenamed “KitKat,” as in the candy bar). As with previous versions of Android, this latest iteration is named after a sweet confection… Read more…

iPhone and Android Users Employ Their Devices Differently, Study Shows

iPhone and Android Users Employ Their Devices Differently, Study Shows
Smartphone users can basically be divided into two main camps – the iOS camp and the Android camp. You would think that it’s all just a matter of mobile phone operating system preference, and that at the core of usability, both camps use their phones the same way. But an interesting survey made by Experian Read more…

iPad Mini sales may be affecting iPad

iPad Mini sales may be affecting iPad
The launch of the iPad Mini has been a success as evidenced by its robust sales. But this success may have been met at the expense of another product in the Apple family – the iPad. According to a report published by Reuters, insiders involved in the production of Apple’s iPAds mentioned that the order Read more…

Apple Versus Android Security: The Lowdown

Apple versus Android
Online security has always been a big issue, and while mobile devices have been relatively immune to viruses and malware in general, the widespread use of these devices have made them prone to the attacks of unscrupulous individuals and groups. In the world of desktop and laptop computers, it is generally accepted that Windows is Read more…

iOS App Sizes Has Increased by 16 Percent

A recent survey conducted by ABI Research has revealed a trend that may have an impact on both iOS users and their devices. The survey revealed that over the last six months the size of apps for the iOS has increased in size –an increase of approximately 16 percent. The survey showed that it is Read more…

Which Came First: iPhone or Android?

Which Came First: iPhone or Android?
Did the iPhone really come first, meaning Android ripped Apple off? Or did Android come first? Is it possible that both companies independently arrived at the idea for a touchscreen smartphone around the same time? Read more…