Children average around seven hours of game time on tablets and smartphones every week.
The Apple Store is currently down and displaying multilingual “We’ll be back” messages. And no, Apple is not channeling Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Tomorrow is Apple’s biggest opportunity since June to address the world. But it’s much bigger than that, really … it’s Apple’s biggest opportunity since October of last year to impress the pundits, analysts, press — and most importantly buyers — with its vision for the future.
That vision — and the man who crafts it — has been very much in question lately.
I guess there’s a lot of “developers” out there.
The iPad may have lost the tablet wars to an army of Android tabs, but it’s still first in people’s hearts. Second place, however, belongs to a somewhat unlikely candidate.
Some day, proximity technology might make walking into a store a lot like the scene in Minority Report where Tom Cruise passes through a mall, and each sign addresses him by name.
It’s one thing for a single research firm to call out Apple’s quickly falling tablet market share, but now another outfit is painting a similarly bleak picture for the iPad.
Thanks to the magic of apps, tablets and smartphones are now cash registers, kiosks, demo stations, public calendars, and more. Thanks to the magic of management, that tablet or smartphone in your organization could be mine, yours, or some company’s.
Last month Kantar Worldpanel numbers showed iPhone and Windows Phone were growing faster than Android in the U.S. market. In new results released today, iOS and Windows Phone are up again, while Android market share has decreased.
Dropping not just share but units in a rising market is a rare talent, usually reserved for failing companies. If the rising tide doesn’t raise your boat, perhaps you’ve got a hole in the hull.
Los Angeles Unified School District hopes that all 640,000 of its students will be using iPads by late 2014.
Apple has been declared America’s computer brand of the year, mobile phone brand of the year, and tablet brand of the year by a Harris Interactive poll of 38,500 Americans.
Your iPhone battery probably never gets you through the day on a single charge. That may change.
The myType is available in five colors, including white and black, and is currently still available on Kickstarter.
How the times have changed. Apple is the new enterprise.
Is anybody really clamoring for a bigger iPad?
Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet has been spectacularly unsuccessful. Why not advertise it some more?
Apple’s doing better than Wall Street thinks, if we can believe Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty.
The patent covers both clip-on projectors, which would certainly not be an Apple design preference, and built-in versions, which would be integrated within an iPhone or iPad, and would be much more down Apple’s strike zone.
Apple orders in Taiwan dropped by 24 percent year-over-year in June, and 11 percent quarter-over-quarter, according to one analyst’s report.
While Microsoft took its sweet time bringing Microsoft Office to mobile devices, CloudOn stepped in with its slick Office virtualization apps.
Boston University is seeking a ban on all iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Air sales based on a patent dating back 22 years ago that runs out in two years.
Just a day after Korean consumers said that iPhone has better quality than Samsung’s Galaxy lines of phones, Apple’s iPad reached the top spot in customer satisfaction according to Korea’s 2013 National Customer Satisfaction Index.
That’s an interesting prediction, more for who it doesn’t include than who it does include.
I’m not accustomed to seeing the words “Android continues to shrink” in a report.
It’s the strongest confirmation yet that iWatch is real, and perhaps that it is imminent.
Research firm Gartner predicted that tablet sales will grow by almost 70 percent in 2013, sending desktop and laptop computer shipments on a ”nosedive.”
In spite of all the talk that Apple is ceding both tablet as well as smartphone market share to Google’s Android, iPad web browsing share just hit a five-month high.
For frequent travelers, TripIt’s apps can be life-saving.
Shopping search engine TheFind unveiled its new iPad app that wants to create a new and improved customer experience on tablets.
Los Angeles Unified School District will initially roll out the program to 47 campuses in a deal worth $30 million. However, the massive district has 640,000 students at 1,087 schools over LA’s 720 square miles, and by choosing Apple as the sold vendor, the school board has committed to spend “hundreds of millions of dollars” with Apple over the next few years.
FiftyThree is the company behind Paper, an iPad app that Apple named 2012 iPad App of the Year. It has raised $15 million in a deal led by Chris Dixon at Andreessen Horowitz.
Despite the fact that iWork for iCloud is in beta, everything feels solid, complete, and fast.
“Imagine I’m relaxing on the beach and get a notification saying the servers are down. I open up Binary, fix a couple lines of code, push the changes, and get back to playing with the dogs on the beach,” says creator Darshan Shankar.
One of the best PC strategy games is now one of the most expensive iOS releases.
The winners, as you would expect, included gorgeous design, innovative uses of Apple technologies, and some of the best-imagined apps on the app store. There are also two student-built apps that are simply amazing examples of the creativity of young developers.
In 2012 younger adults ages 18-29 were equally as likely to own tablets as people in their thirties and forties, according to the study. But that changed in 2013 with the 30-49 group now significantly more likely to own a tablet.
Apple’s big World Wide Developer’s Conference is today in San Francisco. And in the morning kickoff keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook laid out the big numbers.
The heroine in Suzanne Xie’s first interactive game for kids is no damsel in distress.
The popular video discovery app ShowYou is stepping into new territory today.