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IBM shows that iOS dominates online purchasing for Thanksgiving

IBM shows that iOS dominates online purchasing for Thanksgiving

If anyone looked online at all yesterday, or even the day before, it would not be a surprise that shopping is the main focus around this time. According to IBM, while iOS is outnumbered in the U.S., Apple’s mobile OS is still the leader when it comes to buying things online.

iOS users install, pay for more and engage with more apps than Android users, according to data

iOS users install, pay for more and engage with more apps than Android users, according to data

While Apple revolutionized the way people use their smartphones with the launch of the App Store, other companies have quickly tried to catch up. The strongest competitor is Google’s Android, but according to new data, iOS users are still investing more of their money and time in apps.

Daylight Saving Time 2014: Your iPhone or iPad will automatically ‘fall back’ an hour for DST

Daylight Saving Time 2014: Your iPhone or iPad will automatically ‘fall back’ an hour for DST

It’s that time of the year when you have to set the clocks back by an hour as daylight saving time comes to an end in the U.S. At 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, November 2nd, daylight saving time (DST) will end, giving you an extra hour of sleep. That means you’ll get a bonus hour of light in the morning, but lose an hour in the afternoon.

iOS and Android hold 96% global market share in Q3 2014

iOS and Android hold 96% global market share in Q3 2014

If there is any doubt that iOS and Android are the dominant forces within the mobile industry, then a new report should destroy any and all of it.

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. 

BioShock Mobile headed to iOS devices later this summer for a ‘premium’ price

BioShock Mobile headed to iOS devices later this summer for a ‘premium’ price

BioShock, when it launched on consoles back in 2007, was a lauded entry in a series that would go on to win over millions of gamers all over the world. Now the original title is headed to iOS-based devices this year, with some caveats in tow.

Android surpasses iOS in global usage for the first time

Android surpasses iOS in global usage for the first time

For the first time, Apple has fallen behind its main competitor, Android, when it comes to global usage, based on a new statistics report from Net Applications.

Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Earlier this week, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expert Jonathan Zdziarski had raised concerns over the so-called backdoor services included in iOS that could make data collection easier for both the iPhone maker and government agencies. 

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. 

Popular jailbreak hackers comex and cmwdotme release tool to emulate iOS and Android in a browser

Popular jailbreak hackers comex and cmwdotme release tool to emulate iOS and Android in a browser

JailbreakMe developer Nicholas Allegra aka comex, who joined Apple and later Google, is now working with another iOS hacker Chris Wade aka cmwdotme on a new virtualising tool to simulate iOS and Android in the web browser.