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Xiaomi’s new MIUI 6 skin looks awfully familiar to iOS

Xiaomi’s new MIUI 6 skin looks awfully familiar to iOS

Last month, we shared a story that revealed seven different ways that Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has blatantly copied Apple. The undeniable similarities have led many to label Xiaomi as the latest Apple copycat, a title that is usually reserved for Samsung. Xiaomi doesn’t seem to care much about this criticism, however, moving forward with its new MIUI 6 skin that looks awfully familiar to iOS. 

iOS makes up two-thirds of enterprise market as Android closes gap

iOS makes up two-thirds of enterprise market as Android closes gap

Good Technology has published its latest enterprise mobile application adoption numbers, revealing that iOS accounts for two-thirds of the enterprise market with a 67% share. Meanwhile, Android closed the gap on its biggest rival by rising five percentage points to sit at 32% market share. 

Android market share reaches an all-time high of 85%; iPhone falls to 11.9%

Android market share reaches an all-time high of 85%; iPhone falls to 11.9%

Google’s Android is absolutely killing it when it comes to smartphone market share. Latest numbers from Strategy Analytics for the second quarter of 2014 show that Android’s market share reached an all-time high of 85 percent.

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Apple continues to maintain it stance against supporting Adobe Flash on iOS devices, choosing instead to focus on HTML5 and other modern web technologies. Nevertheless, there are still several Flash-based video players and other web elements littered across the web. When a mobile user accesses these pages, there is a blank space or large portion of the website missing. 

Google unveils Android L with new design language, improved performance

Google unveils Android L with new design language, improved performance

Google today unveiled the next version of Android, called Android L, at its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. The new release brings a whole new design language called “Material Design”, a faster runtime called ART, battery improvements and more.

Google unveils Continuity-like features for Android and Chromebooks

Google unveils Continuity-like features for Android and Chromebooks

Earlier today Google had everyone’s attention as they carved out a large chunk of time to announce what’s next for their now-not-completely-mobile platform, Android. Along the way their Chromebooks got involved, and we saw the Mountain View-based company’s response to Apple’s upcoming Continuity feature.

Google announces Android Auto, its in-car software to compete with Apple’s CarPlay

Google announces Android Auto, its in-car software to compete with Apple’s CarPlay

At Google I/O today, the company unveiled Android Auto, a platform to bring the Android experience to in-car touchscreen entertainment systems.

Google launches first Android Wear devices at I/O; shows card based interface

Google launches first Android Wear devices at I/O; shows card based interface

At Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference earlier today, the company launched the first set of Android Wear powered watches. Android Wear is a version of the Android operating system meant for wearable devices that was announced in March this year.

Google pokes fun at Apple for iOS 8 features already available in Android for years

Google pokes fun at Apple for iOS 8 features already available in Android for years

While we’re very excited and were quite surprised with many iOS 8 features Apple introduced at WWDC, it’s no secret that many of them were inspired from Android.

Google to unveil Android TV set-top box at Google I/O

Google to unveil Android TV set-top box at Google I/O

With less than 24 hours to go for Google I/O, Google’s version of the WorldWide Developer Conference, Wall Street Journal confirms that Google will unveil a new television set-top box to compete with Apple’s Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.