Apple continues to maintain it stance against supporting Adobe Flash on iOS devices,Â choosing instead to focus on HTML5 and other modern web technologies.Â 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.Â
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.
At Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference earlier today, the company launched the first set of Android Wear powered watches. Android Wear isÂ a version of the Android operating system meant for wearable devices that was announced in March this year.
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.
While Amazon was busy announcing their first smartphone, with a bunch of 3D-trickery for good measure, Twitter was quietly announcing something a bit different. In the world of Twitter and image sharing, people have had to resort to using different services to upload animated GIFs to the social network, instead of being able to upload them directly to the service from first-party apps (or even the website). If you’re a fan of the animated story tellers, but hate using third-party apps to upload them, then you’ll be happy with Twitter’s official changes today.
The latest trend among major tech corporations appears to be centered upon health and fitness platforms. SamsungÂ recently held a digital health event in San Francisco to talk about its health-oriented devices, followed by Apple’s unveiling of its new Health app and HealthKit platform at the WWDC keynote last week. Now, it appears that Google may be getting in on the action too.Â