Android Controls Market while iOS Grows
Aug20

Android Controls Market while iOS Grows

Gartner sent out its new round market numbers that show which mobile platforms are winning in terms of device coverage, and the results do not really throw up any shocks. Indeed, the condition of the smartphone market stayed virtually untouched and went to a form that we have seen for the last couple of years. Android is still way out in front, Apple is still doing its own thing in second place, and Microsoft’s Windows Phone is still...

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Have an iPhone? Here’s How to Stop the Text Hack
May29

Have an iPhone? Here’s How to Stop the Text Hack

It has come to light recently that there is a text message hack that can shut down any iOS device and there is seemly nothing that you can do about it.  Now Apple has released a work around until they can figure out a way to patch this hole in the software. Here's what Apple suggests you do.... ask Siri to read unread messages. use Siri to reply to the malicious message Once you reply, you will be able to open Messages again. go to...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Apple iPhone 6C coming soon/will look like this?
Mar31

Apple iPhone 6C coming soon/will look like this?

While Apple announced two different sizes of iPhone's at their last announcement they didn't announce an "affordable" iPhone 6C to follow up last years iPhone 5C.  Now it seems according to some leaked pictures from Future Supplier it looks like the 6C is on it's way. Looking at the leak photos it seems that this newer device would not be the larger size the iPhone 6 plus carries but would be simply more of an upgrade to the 5C. ...

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Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone
Mar17

Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone

For years and years smartphone users of all ages have been playing Nintendo emulators on their devices and wondering why Nintendo isn't putting out official games themselves. Nintendo for their part has been going all in on their own handle-held gaming systems and has refused to make mobile games for fear of cannibalizing it's own mobile gaming market share. Now it looks like Nintendo has finally saw the light and will start making...

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The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices
Jan29

The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices

It looks like the smartphone war just got a little more interesting.  Reports now show that Samsung's recent struggles combined with Apples new found love for phablets and the Chinese market have both companies shipping the same number of smartphones out the door.  Apple and Samsung  shipped around 74.5 million devices in Q4 of 2014. These number a combination of a few factors.  First the new iPhone 6 came out during this time frame...

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