For the first time in the history of the iPhone, the sales of our glossy friend have been overturned by Google's OS powered devices. Granted, there are many more Android-powered devices than there are iOS devices on the market, but the new Nielsen Company report makes us wonder about how these devices stack up in terms of sales.
It's raining, it's pouring, and you can hear an old man nearby snoring his brains out. You may be wondering to yourself if the rain is ever going to stop. Fortunately, a handy new Google Earth layer allows you to see where the rain clouds are passing through. The company announced that Google Earth 5.2 now includes a clouds layer, where you can also zoom in to a particular location and figure out if it's raining, or snowing--in July. Christmas in July!
After relying on Google and Skyhook to provide location services for the iPhone, it appears that Apple took control of their own destiny by creating their own service with the launch of iOS 3.2 on the iPad -- and nobody noticed until now.
Earlier this year, the hot news in technology was all about who or what was going to acquire Palm. At the end of the fiasco, HP was the one who walked away victorious with Palm's secret blueprints, acquiring the company for $1.2 billion in late April.
However, word on the street is that the competition for Palm was probably greater than we thought. Apple, Google and BlackBerry makers Research in Motion were also vying for the company's mobile technology.
We know, we know: You’re all sick of the endless speculation about when Verizon Wireless will get the iPhone. But a new report sheds light on the situation from the angle that, iPhone or not, Verizon may be doing just fine, thank you very much.
Google may have been shut out from the iPhone with Google Voice, but a new video and screenshots appear to show an as-yet unreleased application for the Mac which seems to leverage the service with their Gizmo5 acquisition from late last year.
Despite four generations of updates, the iPhone’s built-in Calendar app leaves a lot to be desired. If you tend to favor Google Calendar anyway, the creators of ReaddleDocs have a new solution for you: Calendars.
A lot of smug Google-lovers are talking a lot of smack about Android being a worthy alternative to the breathtaking iOS system, but you know what? It isn't, and Walter Sassafras Mossberg is here to lay some truth on you about the so-called "Messiah OS" that might just save your life.
If you're like us, then you're totally obsessed with your Gmail--down to the point where you're meticulously organizing things in all those different folders. Fortunately, for the Google obsessed, the massive Silicon Valley company is announcing that it's releasing a big update in its Gmail interface on the iPad. The compose screen will now be a huge, full screen email form that pops up into its own window and fades out the background, leading to a distraction free writing environment. Google has also fixed any problems that prevented users from scrolling on long messages.