Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 7 has been one of the most successful launches in history, reaching a shocking 18 percent adoption rate in just 24 hours and rising to surpass iOS 6 within just a few days.
Editor’s Pick I’ve been using iOS 7 in various beta forms for the last three months, and it’s the best mobile operating system Apple has ever delivered.
Editor’s Pick That, coupled with news that Samsung is announcing its first-ever developer conference this morning, is fueling speculation that the Korean company will be launching Tizen, its first Tizen smartphone, and perhaps even the long-rumored S Cloud in late October, all together.
Steve Jobs was very upfront about the fact that good artists copy, and great artists steal. According to former Palm CEO — and Apple SVP — Jon Rubinstein, the company Steve started is still a great artist.
Imagine all the things you’ve ever wanted iOS to do. Then, make an awesome video showcasing all your changes.
Apple may be winning the smartphone battle stateside, but Android is winning the global smartphone war being fought all over the world.
Google has released five major Android updates since 2010, most named for something sweet. Today, Android’s developer site revealed that for the first time, more than 10 percent of Android smartphones in the market are running Jelly Bean, the latest version.
In shocking news, Apple is working on a successor to the iPhone 5, 2012′s “gadget of the year,” and is updating iOS, the operating system on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Google’s planned acquisition of Motorola Mobility has just officially passed muster in the European Union.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform now has more than 50,000 apps available — a significant milestone, but one that still puts it far behind Apple’s 500,000 iOS apps and Google’s more than 380,000 Android apps.
BlueStacks, which lets users run Android applications on most Windows PCs, has raised $10.6 million in its first round of funding.
Jon Rubinstein, the former CEO of Palm who now runs the business as a unit of computing giant Hewlett-Packard, has gotten endless ribbing for his claim that he’s never touched an iPhone.
Devoted Windows smartphone hackers had just one week of blissful operating-system freedom.