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 Chart Shows Where Apple’s Money Comes From

This Chart Shows Where Apple's Money Comes From
Just how rich is Apple? Well, it depends on what measure you are looking at. Last year, Apple’s revenue was $170.910 billion, with its total assets amounting to $207 billion. No wonder they have all the money to deal with those lawsuits, huh? But where does all that money come from? To save you all the Read more…

Google Play Music Finally Available For The iPhone

Google Play Music Finally Available For The iPhone
Google’s answer to streaming music, Google Play, has finally come to the iOS App Store. The app comes six months after the service initially launched on Android and the Web. While the iOS version is missing some key features of the Android version, the app is still a strong player in the streaming music market. Read more…

Mozilla Won’t Bring Firefox to iOS Because Apple’s Acting Like a Jerk

Mozilla Won't Bring Firefox to iOS Because Apple's Acting Like a Jerk
I use Firefox on my Mac. Sometimes I use Chrome. I never use Safari. When it comes to my iPad, I’d much rather use Firefox. But that’s not happening anytime soon. Here’s why. Read more…

Google Releases New Maps Update, Adds New Features

Google Releases New Maps Update, Adds New Features
Google Maps has provided an actual working alternative to the very buggy maps app that Apple rolled out with iOS 6. But even though it is THE maps app to have on your iOS devices, Google is not content with just providing a working app. The company has released its first update to its app Read more…

Evasi0n Jailbreak Tool Posts Record Downloads

Evasi0n Jailbreak Tool Posts Record Downloads
Apple has many competitors and rivals – among them Samsung, Google, and Microsoft – but one of its biggest “rivals” is not even a company but the practice of jailbreaking. Even though Apple’s engineers are working tirelessly to plug all vulnerabilities that developers can use to jailbreak its devices, it has been largely unsuccessful, only Read more…

Google Maps app for iOS clocks 10 million downloads in just two days

Google Maps app for iOS clocks 10 million downloads in just two days
Another concrete sign that Apple really bungled its Maps app for the iOS is the sheer volume of downloads for the Google Maps app that was reported shortly after it was officially released in the Apple App Store last December 12. According to Jeff Huber, the senior vice president of commerce and local at Google, Read more…

Snap Judgment: Google Maps

Snap Judgment: Google Maps
Google’s long-awaited, home-grown Maps app for iOS is here, and let’s just cut to the chase: it rocks. Google Maps might just be the best map app known to man. Read more…

Apple Launches Blue Sky Program for its Employees

Apple Launches Blue Sky Program for its Employees
Google’s 20 Percent initiative program is a marvelous employee-driven idea. Under the program, a Google employee can spend 20 percent of his time on personal projects that he deems worthwhile. It is a chance to break out of the monotony of work and flex their creativity. The program has been so successful that some notable Read more…

How Apple’s Maps are Better

How Apple's Maps are Better
One place Google cannot top Apple is in the elegance of design. Design has always been the trump card in Apple’s back pocket, and it’s every bit as true with Apple Maps. And I’ll prove it. Read more…