Posted by A Ocean on May 15, 2013 ·
Couple of weeks ago Apple said that it was close to reaching 50 billion downloads mark in it App Store, today they have crossed the threshold of 50 billion downloads. Apple’s App Store was launched five years ago in July 2008.
The App Store reached the 10 billionth download in January of 2011, followed by 25 billion in March 2012.In just over a year since its 25 billion milestone, Apple’s [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 29, 2013 ·
Google was reportedly working on launching its Android based information aggregation tool Google Now to iOS. Google has now officially made Google Now available on iOS with an update to the Google Search application.
The look and feel is identical to it’s Android version and is available for both the iPhone and iPad,
“Google Now is about giving you just the right information at just the [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 24, 2013 ·
Tumblr released an updated iOS app on Wednesday, improvements includes new sharing features that allows Twitter and Facebook sharing, linking to third party apps like Tweetbot, the ability to save content for later reading and new templates for sharing posts through email.
Tumblr detailed the new features in a Blog Post
What’s New in Version 3.3.1
Now you can do more than just reblog when you [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 23, 2013 ·
Apple reported earnings for first quarter of 2013, it posted a quarterly revenue of $43.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $9.5 billion, Apple earned $10.09 per share on the revenue of $43.60 billion versus $12.30 a share on $39.19 billion a year earlier.
Apple sold 37.4 million iPhones in the quarter, compared with 35.1 million in the same period a year ago.Apple was sold 19.5 million iPads versus [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 23, 2013 ·
Source : Twitter
iPhone 4 owners who had not taken advantage of Apple’s free case offer for the ’AntennaGate’ and filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, were promised $15 checks, instead. The US $15 “AntennaGate” settlement checks have started arriving for qualifying iPhone 4 users.
The lawsuit was filed for “misrepresenting and concealing material information [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 10, 2013 ·
AppGratis one of the most used discovery app among iPhone users with more than 12 million iOS users have been pulled by Apple from the App Store couple of days ago.
Apple claims it violates two clauses, first banning apps that promote other apps in a manner similar to the App Store, and second forbidding apps using push notifications to send advertising, promotions, or direct marketing of any kind.
Posted by A Ocean on April 4, 2013 ·
Twitter was fast in rolling out the new Twitter Card formats Twitter’s mobile iPhone and Android apps and mobile.twitter.com.
Twitter for Android gets a brand new look and feel to the social app which according to Twitter “reflects a native Android experience: wider and taller timelines that fill the screen, a flat navigation bar, tap and hold for quick actions, and more.”
New in this [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 1, 2013 ·
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook apologized for the Apple’s iPhone warranty and repair policies in China. China’s state controlled media was criticizing Apple over its warranty policies. China said they were in violation of local law and not equal with Apple’s practices elsewhere in the world.
Apple initially responded to the criticism through a message published on its website clarifying [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 25, 2013 ·
Yahoo has announced that it had acquired the trendy news reading app Summly, along with its seventeen year old London based founder and entrepreneur Nick D’Aloisio.
Summly is an app that uses an algorithm to pull out relevant information from news articles and turns them into neat paragraphs that fit on an iPhone screen, while also linking to the full article.
Yahoo didn’t disclose how much [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 18, 2013 ·
Apple is not taking lightly the launch of the so-called next iPhone killer – Samsung Galaxy S 4, couple of days after the S4′s launch, Apple came out with a page explaining why its smartphone is better than the other ones.
“There’s iPhone. And then there’s everything else,” the page proclaims . Apple goes on to talk of all the reasons why iPhone is “unlike [...]