Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’
New numbers on smartphones suggest they’ve notched a significant milestone. The global market topped 1 billion shipments for the first time in 2013, covering about one-seventh of the world’s population, according to research by IDC.
Apple yesterday signed a deal with China Mobile which could see it offer the iPhone to over 760 million Chinese customers from January.
While the impact of Apple’s iPhone is obvious to anyone who follows the tech industry, attorneys took a California jury back to the phone’s 2007 unveiling to remind them of the device’s importance. […]
IBM yesterday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
Following a meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer, an analyst believes that we can expect to see an increase in the frequency of iPhone releases from 2014.
Apple has emerged as the most valuable brand in the world, passing Coca-Cola which held the top position for 13 years, according to a report released by brand consultancy Interbrand.
Microsoft has swiftly removed an Apple-slamming advert from its YouTube channel, stating that the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s criticism in its video was “off the mark.” The ad, which was posted to Microsoft’s YouTube channel on […]
With its new mobile app, a Dubai-based start-up hopes to support millions of pilgrims every year as they complete the Hajj.
On pretty much every quantifiable level, Samsung’s Galaxy S4 beats the HTC One. But that’s not the entire story.
Oracle’s CEO has said that he has little faith in Tim Cook’s ability to steer Apple in the right direction. Here’s why he’s wrong.
Apple in June unveiled iOS 7, its completely redesigned mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Since then, the company has released four beta versions for developers to test. When rolled out […]
Of the top-selling smartphones in the past year, customers ranked two Samsung smartphones higher than the last three Apple iPhone models. The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, released Wednesday, ranked both the Samsung Galaxy […]
Microsoft yesterday added Android to the list of mobile operating systems now supported by Office Mobile. But Office Mobile for Android only covers phones, not tablets, limiting its utility. The Android version, Office Mobile […]
Apple’s respected technology chief, Bob Mansfield is no longer part of the company’s executive leadership team, though he remains at Apple “working on special projects” for CEO Tim Cook.
Taking a look at IDC’s smartphone numbers, one thing is clear – success currently comes to those making iPhones and Android devices.
Apple reported a drop in profits on roughly flat revenue for the April to June quarter, though the results were ahead of analysts’ expectations, providing something of a silver lining for the company.
In an odd bit of doublespeak, Microsoft has released a version of its Outlook Web App (OWA) as a native application for the Apple iPhone and iPad.
Talking at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference on Thursday, Schmidt said that Apple and Google are “two proud, well-run, different companies”.
The number of mobile malware apps has jumped 614 percent in the last year, according to studies conducted by McAfee and Juniper Networks.
Apple’s iOS is closing the gap on rival Android in the US market, according to new statistics released today by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
According to Apple, the crux of iOS 7 is emphasising the user’s content by doing away with ornamentation, but iOS has always been about giving the user’s content top priority in every app.
Microsoft has updated the mobile version of its OneNote note-taking application for iPads, iPhones and Android devices, creating a consistent look for notes across all computers, smartphones and tablets in which they’re viewed.
The creation of Android malware is now mature enough for there to be development cycles that mimic those of the legitimate software world, a report from Juniper Networks has concluded.
Symantec on Wednesday said the updated version of its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) suite will be able to monitor confidential data sent by email via Apple iPhones and iPads.
Shipments of devices based on Apple’s Mac OS and iOS will close the gap on those of products running all flavours of Windows over the next two years.
Microsoft has announced an update to its Office Web apps, focusing on collaboration between co-workers, as well as bringing new features over from its Office software package.
By Ross Catanzariti The key feature of the Ascend P6 is its design. At just 6.18mm thick, Huawei says the device is the world’s slimmest smartphone. It’s also very light at 120g. The […]
Microsoft and cellphone maker Nokia were in advanced talks about an acquisition of the Finnish company’s device business, but the discussions have broken down, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Microsoft’s Office Mobile for iPhone is a “half-baked” effort that breaks basic features like file compatibility, according to the chief executive of rival CloudOn, which provides Office compatibility across the Apple iPhone, iPad, and Android platforms.
Microsoft has finally unveiled Office Mobile for iPhone, available to Microsoft Office 365 subscribers. After months and years of rumours, Microsoft Office is finally coming to the Apple iPhone, in the biggest Apple/Microsoft […]
Apple on Monday took the wraps off iOS 7, revealing a dramatic new design that sheds six-year-old interface elements, and replaces them with a cleaner, more modern aesthetic. From top to bottom, the […]
CNME partnered with Huawei for a leadership roundtable conference to discover how hotels and residential buildings can “jump on the mobility bandwagon without falling off”. Not many hotel CIOs would disagree that the […]
New research from Experian Marketing Services shows that iPhone owners spend 53.06 percent more time on their phones than Android users do. Does this suggest that iPhones are more useful than Android smartphones? The average […]
Prototypes are important for all sorts of endeavors that pit a creative component against technical requirements – including, of course, software development. Before full-blown development starts, simplified models of a product help insure […]
Samsung Electronics has reported global channel sales of over 10 million units of the Galaxy S4 in less than a month after its global launch. The new smartphone from the Samsung stable has […]
Hop on an Emirates flight in Dubai and get up to cruising altitude. You realise you forgot to tell your assistant to make some crucial plans when you arrive at your destination. No […]
Business executives are increasingly bypassing the IT department and spending their own budgets on technology as “it’s too important for their business to leave to IT”, says analyst house Forrester. A Forrester report, […]
As we’ve become a more mobile society—working from virtually anywhere on our smartphones and tablets—we’ve also embraced various cloud storage and file sharing tools, so we can access and collaborate on our data. […]
Apple has seen its first decline in profits for a decade during the first quarter of 2013. The iconic brand lost its most valuable company title last week and has now seen a […]
Last night I wasted an entire evening being part of some kind of poorly rehearsed pantomime. Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S4 press launch. We begin back inside the very beautiful and classy Armani […]
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has officially landed in the UAE, following an exclusive press evening last night at the Burj Khalifa, and will be available to consumers from April 27. Samsung’s Head of […]
According to insurance data, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is most prone to breaking, while Apple’s iPhone 3GS the most reliable. The data was released by MobileInsurance.co.uk, which noticed a pattern in past claims in […]
Apple is said to have closed the door on Samsung as its chip designer, according to a series of reports. Reports last week stated that the new iPad 5 would see LG Display and Sharp […]
Facebook Home, the new app that replaces the home screen on an Android smartphone, should be banned from corporate networks to avoid unnecessary security risks, experts say. Facebook introduced Home on Thursday, aiming to […]
With space for four hard disks, the 16TB NAS Pro 4-Bay storage unit is ideal for small businesses. However, Seagate has added a couple of neat features that make the device accessible to the average file hoarder.
We took Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet 2 for a spin, and decided whether the upgraded specs justify the $250 price tag.
What’s rectangular, gold, and 18 percent thinner than a No. 2 pencil? The iPad Air 2, which Apple unveiled Thursday. Sporting subtle refinements like a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a beefed-up iSight […]