Call us crazy, but we'd prefer to pay good money up front for quality apps without advertising or unwanted in-app purchases. Unfortunately, new research reveals that we're the minority of consumers, and the rest of you are apparently skinflints who want everything for free, even if it means putting up with ads. Not convinced? Check out the data for yourself in our Thursday recap...
Given the massive population size of China, it probably comes as no surprise that the Asian nation has passed the United States in mobile device usage. According to a new report, the U.S. has fallen to a close second in the "smart device" market, with a focus on Android and iOS devices.
No matter which way you look at, there’s likely a divorce coming between Apple and Google, onetime pals whose relations have soured the more Android gains a foothold in the smartphone and tablet markets. Thankfully for Apple fans, developers seem to have already chosen a side and continue to do their best (and first) work on the iOS platform. So saddle up to the bar and drink in some facts and figures on these great tech titans in our recap for this Thursday, June 7, 2012.
Good googly-moogly, it’s already hump day! And judging from social gaming giant Zynga, it must be a good one for the folks over at OMGPOP, whose popular Draw Something app (and 34 other titles) have just been snapped up in an acquisition. Anyone feeling up to acquiring an overworked tech blogger or two? We work really hard and we don’t require much care and feeding, honest! Well, no takers here, it seems… so let’s get busy spreading the news for this wonderful Wednesday, March 21, 2012.
So much for a slow news week on the Apple beat! There’s plenty to report about everyone’s favorite tech company today, between antitrust fines in Italy, new iPhone 5 rumors, activations for both iOS and Android on Christmas Day and even the debut of the iPhone 4S in mainland China. Ready to soak it all in? Read on for all the news that’s fit to print for Tuesday, December 27, 2011.
Somewhere, Steve Jobs must be smiling. That’s because today, Hell froze over and Adobe finally waved the white flag of surrender on its efforts to bring Flash to mobile devices. Pretty amazing when you consider it was only a year and a half ago that Jobs penned that famous “Thoughts on Flash” meme which helped get the ball rolling for Adobe getting more behind HTML5. While mobile device owners savor a moment of victory, here’s what else is making headlines this Wednesday, November 9, 2011.
Out of everything that Apple CEO Steve Jobs discussed at the D: All Things Digital conference on Tuesday, Flurry’s collection of analytical data from unreleased devices seems to have provoked the most ire. Worry no more, Steve!