According to Reuters, Japanese news organization Nikkei announced today that Microsoft would start releasing some of its Xbox and PC games to both iOS and Android later this year. The news comes on the announcement of a licensing agreement with Japanese software development company Klab, who'll be in charge of bringing the software to smartphones. Somewhat amusingly, Microsoft's own Windows Phone operating system wasn't included in the announcement.
Are you a Vine user? If so, you're definitely not alone, as Twitter confirmed Monday the iPhone app currently has 13 million registered users -- a number likely to expand dramatically now that Android has been added to the mix. Speaking of apps, Apple's official WWDC app has been updated for next week's 2013 event, so let's cut to the chase and kick off today's recap...
Other tablets might be making inroads into Apple's dominance of the tablet market, but if the Ecommerce Quarterly released by Monetate this morning serves as any indication, they have a heck of a long way to go. As reported by Apple Insider, iPads account for a staggering nine out of 10 tablets used to access e-commerce sites in 2013's first quarter. That's down a mere 2.4 percent from last year during the same quarter
The acquisition of Tumblr wasn't the only big news Yahoo! had to share with the tech world on Monday, unveiling an all-new Flickr experience at an event in New York City that definitely got everyone's attention.
To the surprise of virtually no one, Android and iOS dominated almost all of the smartphones shipped in the first quarter of this year, but the real surprise came with the two companies duking it out for third place.
Would you like to enjoy download speeds around 1Gbps from a mobile device? Sure you would. Unfortunately, we'll all have to wait until 2020 for 4G LTE to get smoked, but companies like Samsung are already hard at work on the future tech that will be required to make such speeds a reality. If that's too far into the future for you to worry about, fear not: Most of our Tuesday recap is focused on the here and now.