Apple wants to provide a better mapping experience than Google in the next version of its mobile operating system.
Apple’s latest iOS update finally introduces CarPlay support, fixes a bug that caused devices to crash, and brings along some nice UI tweaks.
Cyanogen Inc. has raised $23 million in Series B funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz, and plans to expand considerably in the coming months.
Apple has managed to avoid sensor-gate with its latest update to iOS 7, which fixes calibration issues with the iPhone 5s sensor. More good news: Your iMessages issues should be now be over.
According to a new report from Open Signal, a third of Android devices surveyed are running a 2-year-old version of the operating system. That’s bad news for Google, but even worse for consumers.
The iPhone may have passed over Android in total U.S. smartphone sales, but Google’s platform still has one key advantage: it’s attracting more mobile data newbies. According to the NPD Group, 57 percent of first-time smartphone buyers last quarter chose Android handsets.
Toronto-based Polar Mobile, which provides a digital media distribution platform powering the apps of some of the biggest media companies in the world, including Conde Nast, Sports Illustrated and The Wall Street Journal, announced a new $6 million funding round on Monday.
Is the PC “dead”? Of course not, but if you don’t see the trend moving away from local / desktop computing and towards mobile / cloud computing, you’re missing the sales figures for each market: Nearly 50 percent of recent device sales are mobile.
The big buzz out of CES on Thursday is that Intel has been “talking” to Apple, among other manufacturers, about using its new line of Medfield chips in upcoming mobile devices. But the discussions are clearly very preliminary, and Apple has good reason to remain aloof.
Apple is set to reap the benefits of increased consumer interest in smartphones, according to a new study. A survey of 15,000 U.S. shoppers found that Apple and Google will dominate, with Apple’s winning back share over the next six months.