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Microsoft to acquire Sunrise, one of the best calendar apps on iOS

Microsoft to acquire Sunrise, one of the best calendar apps on iOS

 

Microsoft’s newfound desire for great Android and iOS apps won’t stop at its acquisition of Acompli, it seems. Sources say the software giant is now on the verge of buying Sunrise, one of the best third-party calendar apps on mobile, for “at least” $100 million.

Apple HealthKit is already being used in top U.S. hospitals

Apple HealthKit is already being used in top U.S. hospitals

Apple’s HealthKit platform is already proving popular among major U.S. hospitals, with more than half already using the technology to monitor patients remotely. The pilot programs allow doctors to keep an eye on things like blood pressure, weight, and heart rate without calling patients in.

Download ‘Slow Shutter!’ for iPhone for free through the Apple Store app

Download ‘Slow Shutter!’ for iPhone for free through the Apple Store app

Slow Shutter!, the popular photography app for iPhone that lets you capture long-exposure photographs you’d usually only get from an expensive DSLR, is now free for a limited time through the Apple Store app. Here’s how you can get your hands on it.

Microsoft launches new Outlook app for iOS with support for Gmail, iCloud and Yahoo

Microsoft launches new Outlook app for iOS with support for Gmail, iCloud and Yahoo

Microsoft today announced its new and improved Outlook app for iOS, which supports Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo Mail, and other third-party email services alongside Microsoft’s own Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Exchange. The new app follows the software giant’s acquisition of email app Acompli back in December.

I took a break from iOS, but it didn’t last long

I took a break from iOS, but it didn’t last long

It hasn’t been that many years since I was really, really into changing phones. I did it a lot. And by a lot, that’s an exaggerated understatement. I rarely had a phone for longer than a couple of weeks, and usually I was switching platforms entirely.

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.