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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.

250 new emojis are likely coming soon to an iOS or Android device near you

250 new emojis are likely coming soon to an iOS or Android device near you

Upwards of 250 new emojis were introduced as part of the latest Unicode Standard, version 7.0, which was announced today by the Unicode Consortium. The new characters are said to mostly be based on characters commonly found in the “Wingdings” and “Webdings” fonts.

Microsoft considering bringing Cortana voice assistant to iOS and Android

Microsoft considering bringing Cortana voice assistant to iOS and Android

Microsoft’s voice assistant Cortana, which was announced as part of Windows Phone 8.1 in April, might be making its way to iOS and Android if a recent report is to be believed. The voice assistant from the Redmond, Washington company is intended to be a competitor to the likes of Siri and Google Now, but it appears that competition could potentially heat up if these rumors turn out to be true.

Watch the evolution of iOS in just 5 minutes [Video]

Watch the evolution of iOS in just 5 minutes [Video]

Earlier this week, Apple launched the eight major release of iOS, the company’s highly popular mobile operating system, that powers iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iOS has undergone some huge changes since it was introduced in 2007 as “iPhone OS”, and a new 5-minute video highlights all these changes.