Amazon partnering with Foxconn to take on Apple in smartphones

Source: Amazon.com

It has been reported by Bloomberg that Amazon is working on partnering with Foxconn to create a brand new smartphone product that would compete with the iPhone, which would also compete with other smartphone brands as well and not just specifically Apple. A smartphone would give Amazon a wider range of low-priced hardware devices that [...]

Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich Is Only Installed Onto 7% Of Devices, Gingerbread Now 65%

Source: Androinica.com

Apparently, only 7 out of every 100 Android smartphones are running the 4.0 version of Android, called Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s the most recent firmware update available. This is the story that is said in the latest edition of the Android Platform Versions chat. As much of a piss off as 7.1% is, it’s quite [...]

Direct Carrier Billing Added For Google Play Movies, Books and Music

Source: Androinica.com

Android users are now allowed to purchase their applications directly through their carrier bill. It has been confirmed by Google that they will be able to do this for media services aswell. And that also includes Books, Movies, and also Music transactions directly through the carrier bill aswell, as confirmed by Google. The very first [...]

Technical Support, For “Google Play”?!

Source: Androinica.com

Google, of all companies, that have their own “marketplaces” for smartphones and tablets, have never offered technical support through phone lines until now. Apparently the Nexus One temporarily had technical support, though getting onto the phone with someone actually working for Google was quite difficult. Just last night, redditor CarMapsGuy had said that there is [...]

App By Netflix Updated With Artwork For Retina Display, HD Streaming On It’s WAY

The iOS application for Netflix has updated itself just recently with newer iPad Retina display icons and also photos. The video streaming hasn’t been updated yet to High Definition though. Though, the Twitter account made by Netflix is promising a newer feature for High Definition streaming which will come later on. The @Netflix iPad App [...]

App Store By Apple Achieves 25 Billion Downloads, On Pace Now For 15 Billion Apps Every Year

The App Store by Apple just yesterday reached 26 billion downloads ever since it’s own inception in the year of 2008, going along with the milestone that was reached at the end of the companies “25 Billion App Countdown” promo that was released just about two weeks ago. The promo winners, which is to be [...]

Comparison Graphic Of iPad 3 “Retina Display”

A graphic was put together by Clkoerner (through OSXDaily) to show the number that is relative in the number of pixels that is offered by the numerous devices, which includes the new rumored iPad 3. As for a reference aswell, it was included in the details by this man of the 1920×1080 Full HD screen [...]

Apple`s Mac App Store Now One Year Old, Numbers Shared By Aspyr

This current day marks the one-year annual anniversary for the release of the Mac App Store, which is the attempt of Apple to reproduce the software market by offering it through an online store rather than by the box in their usual offering in their online retail store. Their store provides Mac apps linked to [...]

App Used In Creating Fake Drivers Licenses Pulled By Apple Because U.S. Senator Complained

The Coalition for the Secure Driver’s License just today released information in an announcement regarding the U.S. Senator Bob Casey from Pennsylvania that sent out a letter to Apple complaining about the free app and asking for it to be removed from the iOS App Store, which this application gives users the option to create [...]

iOS 5.1 Beta Seeded By Apple, And Xcode 4.3 to Developers Too

The first version of iOS 5.1 Beta and Xcode 4.3 was seeded to developers. iOS SDK 5.1 provides support for developing iOS applications and includes the complete set of Xcode tools, compilers, and frameworks for creating applications for iOS and Mac OS X. These tools include the Xcode IDE and the Instruments analysis tool among [...]