• Apple App Store and Google Play downloads grew 8.2% in Q1 thanks to games

    Apple App Store and Google Play downloads grew 8.2% in Q1 thanks to games

    2 billion apps from the iOS and Android app markets in the first quarter of 2016, according to a new report from intelligence firm Sensor Tower.As usual, the gaming category made up the most significant chunk of that total with 1.
  • China overtakes Japan for No. 2 in iOS app revenue

    China overtakes Japan for No. 2 in iOS app revenue

    If this keeps up, China will soon dominate the mobile market.Games drew that growth, including Chinese hits like Fantasy Westward Journey, Hero MOBA, and The Legend of Mir 2.
  • Video: Quick Look at Google's New Gboard Keyboard for iOS

    Video: Quick Look at Google's New Gboard Keyboard for iOS

    To say that we are a bit jealous of iOS users right now would probably be an understatement, because this idea of having Google inside of a keyboard is brilliant.Sure, the app or feature will more than likely come to Android at some point, but we don’t know when.
  • Apple OS Updates Fixes Bugs, Bricks Some iPads

    Apple OS Updates Fixes Bugs, Bricks Some iPads

    The release notes for iOS 9.However, a number of MacRumors readers report that iOS 9.
  • Apple OS Updates Fix Bugs, Brick Some iPads

    Apple OS Updates Fix Bugs, Brick Some iPads

    Rather than aim for big new features, these maintenance updates target bugs and performance.As is sometimes the case, some users reported trouble with the new code -- specifically that the latest version of iOS bricked their iPads.
  • Apple iOS App Dev Accelerator To Open In India

    Apple iOS App Dev Accelerator To Open In India

    The move comes at a time when the company is faced with sharply declining sales in China and other major regions its serves.At the Bengaluru facility, slated to open in early 2017, Apple experts will be on hand to provide one-on-one app reviews for developers and to hold briefings each week.
  • SAP's Apple Partnership Is All About HANA

    SAP's Apple Partnership Is All About HANA

    , though, it was on the lips of many executives when they were talking about the recently announced partnership between SAP and Apple.Access to the iPhone and iPad hardware is only part of the advantage SAP sees in iOS native apps, though.
  • WWDC 2016: What We Didn't Get

    WWDC 2016: What We Didn't Get

    Curiously, Apple did not add support for multiple users to iOS 10 -- a feature users have been requesting for years.That didn't show up during WWDC.
  • Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS

    Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS

    The new SharePoint app for iOS gives users quick access to their team sites, content, organization portals, and resources.He noted the company is investing in responsive design by default for services including Office 365, Delve, and Office 365 Video.
  • Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS

    Microsoft SharePoint App Now On iOS

    The new SharePoint app for iOS gives users quick access to their team sites, content, organization portals, and resources.He noted the company is investing in responsive design by default for services including Office 365, Delve, and Office 365 Video.
  • iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Released

    iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Released

    The public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra arrived Thursday -- a day after Apple pushed out new betas through its developer channel.Developers have been testing iOS 10 and macOS Sierra for several weeks.
  • iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Released

    iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Released

    The public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra arrived Thursday -- a day after Apple pushed out new betas through its developer channel.Developers have been testing iOS 10 and macOS Sierra for several weeks.
  • iOS 10 Adoption Tops 50 Percent

    iOS 10 Adoption Tops 50 Percent

    In the weeks since Apple released iOS 10, the next-gen operating system has been installed on 54 percent of active iDevices, according to Cupertino.But iOS 10 suffered some early installation issues (including an iMessage GIF search glitch that surfaced hard-core porn), which may have discouraged some users from immediately updating.
  • Dev Finds One-Handed Keyboard Code Hidden in iOS

    Dev Finds One-Handed Keyboard Code Hidden in iOS

    Small hands can make opening jars, playing the piano, and typing one-handed quite difficult.So it's a wonder why Apple never made public the one-handed keyboard hidden in its mobile operating system.
  • Order Food Via Google Maps for iOS

    Order Food Via Google Maps for iOS

    Simply search for a restaurant that works with area delivery services, swipe up from the bottom, and look for the "Place an order" option.A pop-up with then ask you which service you'd like to use to place an order (DoorDash, Delivery.
  • Schedule a Meeting on Outlook for iOS

    Schedule a Meeting on Outlook for iOS

    The new features mimic what's already available via the desktop version of Outlook, as well as in several competing iOS calendar apps like Google Calendar.If the selected time works for everyone, the day will be displayed in white.
  • 16 Android Apps Actually Worth Paying For

    16 Android Apps Actually Worth Paying For

    Even though Google Play regularly outshines the App Store in total number of downloads, Apple users are far more willing than their Android counterparts to actually plunk down cash for their apps.My fellow Android users, it's unfortunate that you're not buying apps.
  • Brexit Fallout Boosts iOS App Store Prices

    Brexit Fallout Boosts iOS App Store Prices

    Great Britain's decision to leave the European Union has caused unexpected ripples, including a price hike in the UK iOS App Store.As reported by The Guardian, Apple is raising prices almost 25 percent thanks to the pound's devaluation since the June Brexit vote.
  • Want to Brick an iPhone? Send Some Emojis

    Want to Brick an iPhone? Send Some Emojis

    Like a fainting goat who freezes at the first sign of a farmer, an iPhone running iOS 10 can be bricked by sending just a few emojis in the Messages app.Send all four of these at once, and the recipient's device will seize up and eventually restart.