Posted by A Ocean on March 7, 2013 ·
Twitter rolled out a new version of its iOS and Android app, search feature gets improvements including additional topic and user suggestions when searching.
Twitter has removed video uploading support for Mobypicture, Posterous, and Vodpod. This will make TwitVid and YFrog the exclusive video uploading services via Twitter’s iOS app.
“We recently introduced the ability to see older Tweets [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 5, 2013 ·
Google updated Maps for iOS app. the company announced the the new features in a blog post and noted that it is rolling out the English version of the app to seven new countries
Google Maps for iOS gets the ability to search Google Contacts, quickly access search for local places, and select between Kilometers or Miles in an update to version 1.1 today.
What’s New in Version 1.1
* Search [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 28, 2013 ·
Google has come out with and update to its YouTube app for iOS, the new features includes the Send to TV feature that Google originally debuted on Android devices last year November.
The iOS app will enable users to send YouTube videos from their iOS devices to a Google TV, PS3, or Xbox and soon it would be coming to even more smart TVs this year.
”Have an iPhone or iPad and a Google TV? [...]
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 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 16, 2013 ·
Microsoft is testing video message feature on Skype. Skype users in the UK and US using the iOS, Android, and OSX apps can now send video messages up to three minutes long to each other.
Strangely Skype Video Messages won’t immediately come to Windows Phone or Windows 8. Video messages sent to Windows users will send a link to the user where they can watch the video online.
Tom Warren of The Verge [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 14, 2013 ·
Android and iOS once again dominated the smartphone market with 91.1 percent of all global smartphone shipments for the fourth quarter of 2012. Android and Apple shipped and landed 87.6 percent of the 722.4 million smartphones shipped worldwide in 2012 according to a report by IDC.
“The dominance of Android and Apple reached a new watermark in the fourth quarter,” said Ramon Llamas, research [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 13, 2013 ·
Apple and Samsung accountes for 52 percent of all global smartphone sales in fourth quarter of 2012 according to a report by Gartner. Overall, mobile phone sales declined across the globe by 1.7 percent last year, the last time when sales fell were in 2009.
Below is the report :
“The last time the worldwide mobile phone market declined was in 2009,” said Anshul Gupta, principal research analyst [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 13, 2013 ·
Apple has slashed prices for some models of its 13″ Retina MacBook Pro and 13″ MacBook Air along with bumping the 13″ and 15″ Retina MacBook Pros with slightly faster processors.
‘Apple is making the MacBook Pro with Retina display faster and more affordable with updated processors and lower starting prices. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at $1,499 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 12, 2013 ·
Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced that Apple had paid out $8B to developers during the last quarter, an increase of US $1 Billion since the last time numbers were announced last month.
The increase in payouts demonstrates that the developer ecosystem of iOS continues to be vibrant, especially as it represents actual paid downloads of apps, not free downloads or overall share,” says Matthew Panzarino [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 28, 2013 ·
Android and Apple smartphones wiped the floor with rivals and captured a whopping 92 per cent of global sales in the fourth quarter of last year according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.
During the same period global smartphone shipments grew 38 percent annually to reach 217 million units.
Neil Shah, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global smartphone shipments grew 38 [...]