Looks like the rumors were true.
Apple announced today that it has agreed to acquire both Beats Electronics and Beats Music. The Cupertino firm will pay a total of $3 billion for the house that Iovine and Dre built, including $2.6 billion right ... Read More »
Apple and Google are two of the biggest players in mobile, with each company constantly working to improve its mobile software in the effort to win over consumers and gain market share. Building their own OSes aren’t the only watt that these two wireless titans are competing, though, as a new report claims that they’re also duking it ... Read More »
With Android having surpassed iOS as the biggest mobile platform, many companies are releasing apps for both Android and iOS. Of course, Apple apps have always been exclusive to iOS, which doesn’t come as a surprise. Apple has tried to keep its ecosystem exclusive, and that’s understandable. But with iTunes profits dropping and services like ... Read More »
Mobile World Congress is coming up, and while there will be some names that we know and love, smaller companies will be in attendance as well. Huawei doesn’t want us to forget that, and so the company has released a teaser for its presence at MWC that mocks both Apple and Samsung in the process. ... Read More »
Love waking up with a fresh pile of market share statistics alongside your morning coffee? If you’re nodding your head in agreement, then today’s your lucky day. Research firm comScore has released its latest report on the state of the smartphone market in the U.S., giving us an idea of how widely-adopted ... Read More »
T-Mobile has been changing the mobile carrier game for quite a while now, introducing new plans and features and ideals that undercut the biggest carriers significantly. You can tell that it poses a significant threat to them because AT&T, Verizon, and even Sprint have all introduced some form of early upgrade system after T-Mobile unveiled ... Read More »
Apple unveiled their new line of iPhones today, and there were absolutely no surprises. Both the iPhone 5S and 5C each have their own merits and new features. But many of those features seemed all too familiar to us Android users. Did Apple source all their inspiration from other companies?
Before I begin, I’d like ... Read More »
A little over two years ago now, in the summer of 2011, there was balance in the smartphone industry.
Two of the biggest companies selling phones at the time took an integrated approach to their user experience. Apple, who was still growing at a seemingly unstoppable rate, and RIM, whose days were starting to look ... Read More »
Where iOS users have Siri (Apple’s virtual assistant) all to themselves, Android users have Google Now–Google’s virtual assistant, complete with automated mind-bending location-aware information, ready when you need it, without ever having to ask for it. That changes today, though. Google has updated its iOS search app to include Google Now, which begs the question: ... Read More »
There’s no denying that Apple is still the leader in the tablet segment, but according to the latest figures from the IDC, Android OEMs are giving Apple a run for its money. In the third quarter, Apple’s tablet market share shrunk to 50.4%, down from 65.5% in Q2. Over the same time period, Samsung managed ... Read More »