It’s nearing the end of 2014. Android is dominating the smartphone market and common folk actually know what Android is. Developers are creating apps for both Android and iOS, just like it should be. But apparently, no one told Rovio this. The company is releasing Angry Birds Transformers for iOS with a 15-day exclusivity period.
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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 »
We didn’t really need a study to tell us this, but it’s nice to have a study to point to when talking to other fanboys. A study done by Crittercism has shown that the later versions of Android are significantly more stable than iOS, and that Gingerbread is the most unstable OS out of those ... Read More »
The Chromecast SDK has been public for quite a while now, and during that time we’ve seen quite a few popular apps gain Chromecast support. The little streaming dongle is getting very popular, and we couldn’t be happier about that. To encourage development, Google has released another Chromecast app to the Play Store (and iOS ... Read More »
Coding an app for multiple platforms often requires a lot of time and resources. We constantly see developers release Android apps much later than the iOS counterpart. However, a new app attempts to make it easier for developers to make apps for many platforms at once. And though it’s not the first, it’s a very ... Read More »
Have a Chromecast plugged into the back of your TV? Then prepare to do a little happy dance, because that little dongle just got a bit more useful. Google announced today that the HBO Go apps on Android, iOS and the web now feature Chromecast support. In order to start casting your ... 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 each ... Read More »
A Chromecast may be cheap, but it isn’t free. What if you want to create your own Chromecast out of old devices you have lying around the house? It’s free, it’s good to recycle and it keeps electronics out of the landfill. There are already unofficial methods to allow Android devices to receive a Chromecast ... 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 »