Top iOS developer Marco Arment, creator of apps like Instapaper and Overcast, is worried Apple isn’t investing heavily enough in “big-data AI services” like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and others are. Arment warns that Apple “will find itself in a similar position as BlackBerry did almost a decade ago” if it doesn’t change that.
Earlier today, Google officially held its keynote speech kicking off this year’s Google I/O developer conference.
At this year’s Google I/O keynote speech, the company unveiled a pair of messaging apps that will focus on revolutionizing messaging and video calling.
Android smartphones might look like they’re faster and smoother than the iPhone on paper, but in real world use, that couldn’t be further from the truth. A new study has found Android smartphones crash a lot more than iPhones, and Samsung’s are the most unstable.
Surprising everyone, Google today released a keyboard for the iPhone dubbed Gboard. Compared to other third-party keyboards, Gboard allows one to quickly do a Google search right from within the keyboard itself. The relevant search results can then be shared in the conversation that you are having.
Google has updated its Maps app for iOS to add a number of nice new features that hope to improve your commute. In addition to a useful Travel Times widget for Notification Center, the update brings the ability to share directions with friends, a night mode, and more.