Despite the screeching headlines claiming we’ll soon be a society dominated by Android devices and that there’s simply no hope for Apple, yet another survey reveals that iOS is still the clear winner when it comes to customer satisfaction, as well as being the preferred mobile operating system.
Sometimes, dreams really do come true. For music lovers, one definitely became reality on Thursday with the arrival of Spotify’s streaming music service on American shores. After dominating the cloud music business throughout most of Europe in recent years, what’s with all the excitement for their U.S. debut? Let’s find out.
We’ve heard all the horror stories about long App Store approval times in the past, although developers by and large seem pretty happy about the way Apple is doing things these days. One major exception appears to be WhitePages, who is debuting their latest app on Android first because of frustration with Cupertino’s approval process.
While Apple wages war over patents on a number of different fronts against Google’s Android, a new report claims that the company’s chief patent attorney is planning to leave the company soon, in what can only be considered bad timing.
Apple recently filed a second patent infringement complaint against HTC before the existing complaint is settled. Though they are not the first company to use this strategy in the ongoing Tech Wars, Apple may be resigned to defeat with regards to their initial complaint and already drawing the battle lines for round two.
A department of the International Trade Commission thinks the initial complaint is baseless. If that complaint does not go their way, Apple now has some more cards to play.
A new report from Mike Walkley, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity, seems to have caught Android users sneaking out the back door of iPad's house. Apparently, given the choice between an Android tablet or an iPad, Android smartphone users are crushing on the sexy iPad.
Is the iPad so enticing that it will seduce Android users to other iOS and OS X devices?
Among mobile phone users, one third of you use smartphones, and more of you who do choose Android and iOS devices.
The latest numbers in a report from comScore indicate that smartphones now represent one in three of all mobile phones in the US. Of the 234 million Americans using mobile phones during a three month period ending in May 2011, 76.8 million of them used smartphone devices like the iPhone that offer enhanced features and computing power. This milestone represents an increase of over 11 percent from the preceding three month period.
Take that, Google: A new report suggests “second-grade” touchscreen panels rejected by Apple for the iPad 2 are making their way into “Chinese ‘white-box’ iPad clones” used for cheaper Android tablets.
Last September, Apple CEO Steve Jobs famously called out Google for including upgrades in the search company’s ever-increasing count of Android activations, touting 230,000 iOS activations per day at that time (not including upgrades). What will Jobs make of Google’s latest claim over over 500,000 activations per day?
Despite becoming Samsung's biggest client earlier this year, Apple has decided it was time call out their favorite semiconductor manufacturer by filing a lawsuit today in South Korea. The relationship devolved from cozy bedfellows to awkward and creepy after Apple claimed Samsung's Galaxy line "slavishly" copied the iPhone and iPad.