iPhone has retained the number one spot among smartphones in the U.S. yet again. While iOS was trailing compared to Android, Apple was clearly ahead of the competition in terms of sales with a marketshare of 41.6% in January 2014, while Samsung was at second place with 26.7% of the pie. These figures were published in comScore’s latest MobiLens and Mobile Metrix reports which has taken quarterly figures into account.
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According to Mercedes-Benz, Apple’s newly announced CarPlay technology might make its way to older models with “an after-market solution”. The German car maker has clarified that it is working on an aftermarket solution to bring Apple’s CarPlay technology to older cars.
The latest beta update of OS X Mavericks (10.9.3) has revealed support for native 4K resolution with third party monitors. As of now, OS X Mavericks doesn’t support 4K resolution displays to a great extent, so this new revelation comes as welcome news for the users.
Apple today updated its iTunes Festival app ahead of next week’s SXSW iTunes Festival, which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 11. As noted by MacStories, the app appears in iTunes with a refreshed icon and new design, but it is still not available to download in some App Stores, including the US.
Earlier this year, Apple reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the company’s In-App Purchase system, which did not have proper safeguards in place to prevent in-app purchases by children.