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 »
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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 »
Time for another round of statistics and figures to feast on. In this latest report by Nielsen, we’re still seeing that Android trumps iOS as the number one smartphone operating system in the US. It’s a fairly significant gap, as well. Android sits at 52% and iOS at 40%. But things are a bit different ... Read More »
Just how much weight one should put behind market share is debatable, but recent numbers from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech certainly make Android look good. According to Kantar Worldpanel, Android now owns a whopping 70.4 percent of the European market, while iOS sits at 17.8 percent.
You can argue web usage, Black Friday shopping numbers and ... Read More »