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.
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.
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.
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.
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.