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Tags results for 'iOS'

Wozniak: I wish Apple & Google were partners

Posted in Business on 4th Nov, 2013 02:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Wozniak and Jobs became firm friends and although Steve Jobs often gets the credit for Apple's success, it was Woz, as he's known, who was the brains behind the silicon.

Google quietly brings Siri-style conversations to Google Now

Posted in Online on 15th Nov, 2013 02:30 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Now is getting smarter, more conversational, and more Siri-like.

Android tablet revenue surpasses iPad for the first time (but not the last)

Posted in Business on 16th Nov, 2013 06:57 AM
by AlexMuller
It’s only in the last quarter that Android tablet revenue has surpassed iPad revenue for the first time.

iOS brings developers 5x more revenue per download than Android

Posted in Software on 30th Nov, 2013 02:23 AM
by AlexMuller
Despite Android's significantly larger installed base, iOS continues to dominate in monetization.

Android’s share of global device sales growing 14-times faster than iOS

Posted in Business on 7th Dec, 2013 02:59 AM
by AlexMuller
Of course, install base isn’t everything. Apple’s mobile operating system continues to best Android in terms of gaming revenue.

Apple 'sales barometer' indicates record 20% month-over-month growth

Posted in Software on 8th Dec, 2013 12:56 AM
by AlexMuller
The company’s sales performance in November was very likely the strongest in history.

Apple’s iBeacon will put the internet of things in your pocket

Posted in Hardware on 10th Dec, 2013 10:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple switched on “iBeacons” across its 254 U.S. stores Friday, using low-power Bluetooth transmitters to offer tips to customers.

Apple patents a hover touch sensor and heart rate monitor for smartphones

Posted in Software on 25th Dec, 2013 02:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is getting closer to letting you interact with your iPhone without even touching it.

Mars: First Radiation Measurements from Planet’s Surface

Posted in Science on 29th Dec, 2013 01:31 AM
by AlexMuller
The measurements provide crucial information for human missions to Mars.

The iPhone has reportedly been fully hacked by the NSA since 2008

Posted in Online on 31st Dec, 2013 10:48 PM
by AlexMuller
As 2013 edges to a close, reports of the NSA’s widespread surveillance capabilities have reached new heights of absurdity.

Apple gears up for the iPhone 5S China Mobile launch with over 1 million phones

Posted in Business on 15th Jan, 2014 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
China Mobile is huge, the largest mobile network in the world, with more than 760 million customers.

Samsung 'infringed' Apple's auto-complete text patent

Posted in Business on 23rd Jan, 2014 03:42 AM
by AlexMuller
A US judge has ruled that Samsung infringed Apple's patent-protected word recommendation technology.

Rumor: Apple intends to release two large-screen iPhones this year

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2014 12:14 AM
by AlexMuller
A third of Americans want to see a totally redesigned iPhone from Apple.

Google and Samsung sign global patent cross-license deal

Posted in Software on 27th Jan, 2014 12:07 AM
by AlexMuller
The deal covers both existing patents and patents filed over the next 10 years, though the companies didn't say how all encompassing the agreement was.

Apple Facing Slowing Tablet Growth as U.S. Market Gets Saturated

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jan, 2014 11:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Shipments from Apple grew at a slowing rate in the fourth quarter, hurt by an increasingly saturated market in the U.S.

Why Android apps make less money, and how to change that

Posted in Business on 3rd Feb, 2014 03:22 AM
by AlexMuller
An average Android app makes 5 times less money per download than an iOS app.

iPhone 6 with larger screen possibly revealed in new leak

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2014 12:18 AM
by AlexMuller
At first glance, the "leaked" photos of the purported iPhone look like the fifth-generation iPod touch.

Report: Apple is Working on Medical Devices and Mulling Cars

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2014 03:24 AM
by AlexMuller
A report from the San Francisco Chronicle suggests that Apple is working to develop new product lines, including medical devices and cars.

Hackers may have jailbroken Apple’s iOS 7.1, before it’s even out

Posted in Software on 24th Feb, 2014 04:25 AM
by AlexMuller
The coders behind the jailbreak tools may already be finding ways around Apple’s defensive measures.

iPhone case attempts to make Star Trek's tricorder a reality

Posted in Medicine on 11th Mar, 2014 12:37 AM
by AlexMuller
An iPhone case which monitors your blood pressure, heart rate and lung function, just by holding your phone with both hands for a few seconds.

Apple gets patent for iPhone camera remote control

Posted in Business on 18th Mar, 2014 11:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is toying with the idea of creating a remote control for your iPhone, according to a newly approved patent application.

Apple engineer reveals where the iPhone’s original software came from

Posted in Software on 27th Mar, 2014 01:18 AM
by AlexMuller
One of Apple’s lead engineers is finally telling the tale of the first iPhone’s software.

Fanboys be Warned: Turns Out iOS Apps are Twice as Likely to Crash

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2014 01:55 AM
by AlexMuller
It turns out iOS apps are twice as likely to crash compared to their Android counterparts.

iPhone 6 screens reportedly start production in May

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2014 02:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple’s manufacturing partners are reportedly gearing up production for the iPhone 6′s screens in May, which will come in 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch varieties:

Apple worries cheaper Android 'phablets' will hurt iPhone sales

Posted in Hardware on 7th Apr, 2014 12:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple is concerned that iPhone growth will slow due to the growing number of Android smartphones with larger screens.

Rumors say the iPhone 6 will cost $100 more than the iPhone 5

Posted in Hardware on 16th Apr, 2014 04:00 AM
by AlexMuller
An analyst at investment banking firm Jefferies claims Apple is looking to raise the price of the iPhone 6 by as much as $100.

Apple announces share buyback as earnings rise

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2014 01:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Technology giant Apple reported profits of $10.2bn (£6.1bn) after selling 43.7 million iPhones during the three-month period ending 29 March.

Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover starts drilling again

Posted in Science on 30th Apr, 2014 11:42 PM
by AlexMuller
It is almost a year since Curiosity last turned its drill on Mars.

Google launches Google Docs and Sheets apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android

Posted in Software on 2nd May, 2014 12:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Google woke up from its slumber today and released Google Docs and Google Sheets for iOS and Android devices. It’s about time.

NASA wants to plant a garden on Mars by 2021

Posted in Science on 7th May, 2014 10:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Dubbed the Mars Plant Experiment (MPX), NASA would like to see if it could get a few flowers to grow while subjected to Martian radiation.

iPhone app tells you if you have skin cancer in seconds

Posted in Medicine on 10th May, 2014 11:48 PM
by AlexMuller
You can't beat cancer if you don't know if you have it or not. Fortunately, there's an app that can detect if you have skin cancer.

Get ready for Google Translate on steroids

Posted in Online on 17th May, 2014 11:37 PM
by AlexMuller
The technology will eventually allow Google Translate to read and translate words read by your smartphone camera.

Apple and Google settle patent row

Posted in Software on 17th May, 2014 11:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Mobile phone industry giants Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss lawsuits they had brought against each other over technology patents.

Curiosity Took 65 Bacteria Species On Trip To Mars

Posted in Science on 19th May, 2014 11:42 PM
by AlexMuller
It's not known whether any of those Earthly critters survived the journey to Mars.

Apple reportedly working on smart home features for iPhone

Posted in Software on 28th May, 2014 12:10 AM
by AlexMuller
Your iPhone could soon become the key to your smart home.

10 features Apple should steal from jailbreakers for iOS 8

Posted in Software on 31st May, 2014 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Jailbreaking has evolved to allow users hundreds of extra features that iOS doesn’t (yet), such as a personalized control center and a low battery power-saving mode.

Apple unveils OS X Yosemite, iOS 8 with HealthKit and home automation

Posted in Business on 4th Jun, 2014 12:35 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple announced a lot of exciting software features and updates at WWDC.

As Apple opens up with iOS 8, Google needs to give Android users a reason to stay

Posted in Business on 6th Jun, 2014 12:16 AM
by AlexMuller
All of a sudden, Android is no longer the only flexible mobile operating system on the market.

Apple warms to apps using virtual currencies

Posted in Business on 6th Jun, 2014 12:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Apps accepting payments made with virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, could soon appear in Apple's app store.

iPhone 6 will feature NFC, wireless charging, better 4G antenna, & a much bigger screen

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2014 01:21 AM
by AlexMuller
The new iPhone is nearing completion and is now being tested for things like durability, speed, and network performance.

Apple and IBM join forces to bring iPhones and iPads to businesses

Posted in Software on 16th Jul, 2014 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
We now live in a world where Apple and IBM, two former PC industry rivals, are working together in a big way.

Your next iPhone could lock itself if it senses you’re not the one using it

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jul, 2014 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Imagine your iPhone could tell someone else was using it and lock them out.

Apple scolded by Europe over in-app purchase protections

Posted in Business on 20th Jul, 2014 10:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been criticized by the European Commission for not offering any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users being misled by "free" apps.

Geologist says that Curiosity rover's images show Earth-like soils on Mars

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2014 10:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Soil deep in a crater dating to some 3.7 billion years ago contains evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter.

Indiegogo finally launches an iOS app for everyone

Posted in Online on 3rd Aug, 2014 03:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has released a new mobile app today that will let you contribute interesting and inventive fundraising campaigns on-the-go.

Apple reportedly holding its next big iPhone event on Sept. 9

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2014 11:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is expected to show off two new iPhone 6 models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens, according to the most recent rumors.

Rumours Show Apple May (Finally) Turn Your Phone Into a Digital Wallet

Posted in Business on 1st Sep, 2014 01:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Re/code reports that Apple has "reached an agreement" with American Express to integrate its services into the e-payment system.

iPhone 6’s NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

Posted in Business on 5th Sep, 2014 03:06 AM
by AlexMuller
NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical proximity to exchange files and data.

Curiosity reaches Mount Sharp

Posted in Science on 13th Sep, 2014 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Mount Sharp will be the centerpiece of a new program of study to locate areas which could or once could have supported microbial life on Mars.

Google vs Apple Rivalry is at its Most "Brutal" in Years, Says Eric Schmidt

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2014 06:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Schmidt has seen life on both sides of the fence at the two companies.

Curiosity Mars rover drills into base of Mount Sharp

Posted in Science on 27th Sep, 2014 11:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers hope the chemistry of the rocks at the base of this mountain will reveal new details about the environmental history of Mars.

Beyond step counting: How Apple HealthKit could bring a cultural shift around health

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2014 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
We’re at the end of the beginning of a consumer-centric health revolution.

FireChat lets you text friends, even without a signal

Posted in Software on 1st Oct, 2014 10:58 PM
by AlexMuller
As long as there is a FireChat-enabled device to act as a node in the chain, there's really no geographic limit to how big the ad hoc network can be.

Curiosity Mars rover 'solves mountain riddle'

Posted in Science on 10th Dec, 2014 09:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists working on NASA's Curiosity rover think they can now explain why there is a huge mountain at the robot's landing site in Mars's Gale Crater.

Organic matter detected on Mars

Posted in Science on 19th Dec, 2014 12:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Curiosity rover has made definitive detection of organic molecules, but there’s not enough evidence to tell if it came from ancient Martian life or from a non-biological process.

More on the search for possible life on Mars

Posted in Science on 22nd Dec, 2014 12:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere and detected other organic molecules in a rock sample collected by the robotic drill.

MOCAheart keeps an eye on your cardiovascular health

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Dec, 2014 10:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Your heart rate, blood oxygen level and blood pressure are all key indicators of your cardiovascular state of health.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition made more money on Christmas Day than any other iOS app

Posted in Games on 27th Dec, 2014 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Minecraft: Pocket Edition was the top-grossing app for all of iOS on one of the biggest days of the year for mobile gaming.

4 ways spacefaring microbes could mess with the solar system

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2014 10:38 PM
by AlexMuller
When scientists launch a spacecraft into space, they are also sending thousands of bacteria along with it.

How Android beat iOS in 2014, and vice versa

Posted in Business on 1st Jan, 2015 10:37 PM
by AlexMuller
There is no single way to declare a winner. They may be competitors, but Google and Apple have very different strategies for their mobile platforms.

Sandstone structures on Mars look much like structures created by microbes on Earth

Posted in Science on 8th Jan, 2015 08:52 PM
by AlexMuller
The early history of Mars seems to have been very similar to that of Earth, especially with respect to the ancient hydrosphere.

The Search for Life on Mars Could Be Dooming Itself by Accident

Posted in Science on 22nd Feb, 2015 07:18 PM
by AlexMuller
When Curiosity goes looking for organic molecules, it vaporises rock and sniffs the gas that comes out. The plan could be going awry due to a mineral called jarosite.

Possible fatty acid detected on Mars

Posted in Science on 20th Mar, 2015 09:09 PM
by AlexMuller
A fatty acid might be among the molecules discovered on Mars by Curiosity. However, it's not possible yet to determine if the compound has a biological or non-biological origin.

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

Posted in Science on 14th Apr, 2015 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point, allowing brine to form.

Here's How We'll Terraform Mars With Microbes

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2015 10:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Could our planet's toughest microbes change the face of Mars?

Smarter, cheaper technologies for improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas

Posted in Software on 12th May, 2015 01:58 AM
by AlexMuller
Novel technologies offer simple biosensing required to provide healthcare in remote areas, where there is minimal diagnostic infrastructure.

Curiosity finds continent-building rocks on Mars

Posted in Science on 15th Jul, 2015 11:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Early Mars may have been a bit more like early Earth.

NASA marks Curiosity's third anniversary with new interactive online tools

Posted in Software on 8th Aug, 2015 09:16 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA has released two new tools designed to both educate the public and help scientists select future landing sites.

Apple’s iOS App Store suffers first major attack

Posted in Online on 21st Sep, 2015 09:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular software outlet.

FBI 'may be able to unlock San Bernardino iPhone' on their own

Posted in Software on 22nd Mar, 2016 06:17 PM
by AlexMuller
The FBI says it may have found a way to unlock the San Bernardino attacker's iPhone without Apple's assistance.

Apple unveils a smaller iPhone and a smaller version of iPad Pro

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Mar, 2016 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The iPhone SE has the same processing and graphics performance of the larger Apple 6S. The new iPad Pro will have a 9.7 inch screen, the same size as the original iPad.

FBI-Apple case: Investigators break into iPhone without Apple's help, ending a court case

Posted in Software on 29th Mar, 2016 01:01 PM
by AlexMuller
Last week, prosecutors said "an outside party" had demonstrated a possible way of unlocking the iPhone without the need to seek Apple's help.

US pushes Apple for access to iPhones in criminal cases

Posted in Business on 9th Apr, 2016 03:20 PM
by AlexMuller
The FBI had said it was able to gain access to the device independently. This method is said only work on certain older models of the iPhone.

Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2016 11:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple will for the first time lower its App Store commission on one condition: if an app can retain a subscriber for over a year, the revenue split will be 85/15.

Apple WWDC 2016: iPhone maker announces iOS 10, Siri for Mac and new iMessage

Posted in Software on 14th Jun, 2016 07:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple has revealed plans including a more intelligent Siri and Messages app, quicker Apple Watch and easier to use laptops.

Ancient Mars Was Even More Earth-Like Than We Imagined

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2016 02:09 PM
by AlexMuller
New findings from NASA’s Curiosity Rover provide evidence that significant amounts of oxygen once permeated the atmosphere of ancient Mars.

NASA works to wake up Curiosity as mission gets two-year extension

Posted in Science on 8th Jul, 2016 05:17 PM
by AlexMuller
On July 2, the nuclear-powered rover experienced some sort of a glitch and stopped most of its tasks as it went through a sequence to make sure it was still operating.

New Mars rover is GO for 2020 says NASA

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2016 09:14 AM
by AlexMuller
The new rover will have a mast conducting three types of spectroscopy on rocks and soil from a distance, to help try and spot signs of life.

The Mars curiosity rover is starting to make its own decisions

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jul, 2016 02:35 AM
by AlexMuller
The Mars Curiosity Rover can now autonomously decide which rocks to zap with its onboard laser.

Apple hits 1 billion iPhone sales

Posted in Business on 28th Jul, 2016 11:55 PM
by AlexMuller
It’s a noteworthy milestone for a company recently knocked around by investors over the smartphone’s declining sales momentum.

NASA releases cute Mars rover game to celebrate Curiosity anniversary

Posted in Games on 7th Aug, 2016 01:50 PM
by AlexMuller
'We’re excited about a new way for people to engage with Curiosity’s adventures on Mars and future exploration by NASA’s Mars 2020 rover'

Apple September 2016 Special Event: The key points from Apple's conference:

Posted in Hardware on 8th Sep, 2016 01:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple launched a new iPhone that comes with improved processor, cameras and no headphone jack, along with a new Apple Watch.

Boron has been detected on Mars for the first time

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2016 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
The Curiosity rover has found boron on the surface of Mars, indicating that, at some point, the Red Planet had long-term habitable groundwater.

Apple is nearing $1 trillion in iOS revenue

Posted in Business on 13th Jan, 2017 07:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is on pace to generate a cumulative $1 trillion in revenue from iOS-related products since the company introduced its first such device, the iPhone, in 2007.

Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2017 04:57 PM
by AlexMuller
UK costs will numerically match those of the US, meaning that a program that costs $0.99 will now be 99p.

Curiosity found the first evidence of ancient mud cracks on Mars

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2017 04:01 PM
by AlexMuller
A time capsule to when ancient lakes flowed.

Apple shares back in vogue as Wall Street bets on iPhone surge

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2017 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Investors bet that the release of a 10th-anniversary iPhone and pent up customer demand will shore up shrinking sales.

'Curiosity' exposes low CO2 level in Mars' primitive atmosphere

Posted in Science on 12th Feb, 2017 12:53 PM
by Alex Muller
The CO2 level in Mars' primitive atmosphere 3.5 billion years ago was too low for sediments to be deposited.

Apple’s share price hits record-high close

Posted in Business on 14th Feb, 2017 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Its increase helped balloon the S&P 500’s market capitalisation on Monday beyond $20 trillion for the first time.

Here are the six big announcements Apple just made

Posted in Software on 6th Jun, 2017 03:33 AM
by Alex Muller
Here's what you might have missed if you didn't tune in.

What finding boron on Mars actually means in the hunt for alien life

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2017 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Boron is simply a sign of life that could have been (or could still be).

Mars yields clues to possible cradle of life

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2017 07:11 PM
by Alex Muller
The discovery of evidence for ancient sea-floor hydrothermal deposits on Mars identifies an area on the planet that may offer clues about the origin of life on Earth.

Apple has paid $100 billion to developers

Posted in Business on 5th Jun, 2018 01:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple’s App Store turns 10 years old next month.

Curiosity finds complex organic traces in 3 billion year old mudflats on Mars

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2018 12:35 AM
by Alex Muller
While not necessarily evidence of life itself, these findings are a good sign for future missions exploring the planet’s surface and subsurface.

Experimental new app lets iPhones monitor blood pressure

Posted in Software on 10th Sep, 2018 07:59 PM
by Alex Muller
They've created an app that does the job using nothing but an unadorned iPhone.

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