Posted by A Ocean on March 23, 2013 ·
Apple had released a 2-step verification for Apple accounts last week on the lines of Google’s 2-step verification,and it has created an epic embarrassment for Apple, not unlike Apple Maps fiasco.
The issue was reported by The Verge, who observed that a series of lock screen exploits makes it possible to reset a user’s password using only their email address and birthdate, the only protection [...]
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Posted by A Ocean on March 19, 2013 ·
Samsung might have carved its own niche going head on against Apple in the smartphone arena, it’s well on track to take on Apple’s rumoured smart watch market. Samsung has confirmed to Bloomberg the rumors that it’s working on a smartwatch to rival Apple’s product.
Samsung’s mobile tech vice president Lee Young Hee has confirmed that the South Korean company is working [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 13, 2013 ·
Android tablets will continue to grow and cut into Apple’s worldwide tablet market share according to Research firm IDC’s 2013 forecast for worldwide tablet shipments.
Tablets powered by Android Operating System will reach to 49 percent of the market in 2013, while iPad’s share will drop to 46 percent. In 2012, Apple commanded 51 percent, compared with Google’s 46 percent.
Posted by A Ocean on March 7, 2013 ·
Apple leads the U.S. smartphone market according to a report by comScore on the mobile phone users for the November-January period.
Apple’s smartphone market share rose 3.5 percentage points between October and January, up to 37.8% of both U.S. smartphone platform and hardware sales. Samsung was second in hardware makers with 21.4%, up from 19.5% three months earlier. HTC and Motorola both [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 5, 2013 ·
Apple may launch the next version of iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5S in August this year, with an update to i Pad series including both a fifth generation 9.7-inch iPad and a second gen iPad mini in April according to sources familiar with Apple’s plans speaking to iMore’s Rene Ritchie.
iMore reports that the next iPhone will it will come with a better camera and a faster chip which is only natural, it [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 28, 2013 ·
Apple has announced in a press release that more one billion downloads of class lectures, quizzes and assignments were downloaded from iTunes U.
“It’s inspiring to see what educators and students of all types are doing with iTunes U,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “With the incredible content offered on iTunes U, students can learn like [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 28, 2013 ·
It’s payback time. UK judge who ruled against Apple and made the company to issue multiple statements stating that Samsung did not copy the design of the iPad has been hired on by Samsung to act as an expert in an ITC investigation according to FOSS Patents.
According to Foss Patents, Samsung submitted a list of names of expert witnesses whom the company wishes to file Protective Order Subscriptions [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 27, 2013 ·
Apple has filed a motion in support of gay marriage to the US Supreme Court according to a report by Bloomberg. The specific group will argue that Proposition 8, a California law banning gay marriage, should be overturned.
With this Apple joins the rank of other global companies such as including Intel, Facebook, EBay, Oracle Corp., Panasonic, Qualcomm, Xerox Corp. and Zynga who are in favour [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 21, 2013 ·
Apple’s ‘watch’ rumours may be more than just a rumour after all, Apple filed a patent application which was first noticed by AppleInsider talks about a a new “bracelet” accessory with a wraparound design where the screen would cover the entire outer surface.
Apple had filed the patent application in August 2011, the “wearable video device” described in the [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 18, 2013 ·
China is all set to go to past the US to become the country with the highest number of active iOS and Android devices, both smartphones and tablets according to report from Flurry.
More details below :
For this report, Flurry uses its entire data set, tracking more than 2.4 billion anonymous, aggregated application sessions per day across more than 275,000 applications around the world. Flurry [...]