Tag Archives: Android

iOS 8 now on 77% of iOS devices

After being available for over five months, Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system is now on 77% of iOS devices. Adoption continues to improve for the latest operating system, but it lags behind the adoption rate iOS 7 had last year. By this time last year, iOS 7 was running on approximately 88% of iOS devices. Meanwhile, iOS 7 is still reported on 20%…

Want an iPhone? Trade in that Android at an Apple Store

According to sources through 9to5Mac, Apple will soon be expanding their current trade-in program at Apple retail stores. In an effort to boost sales of iPhones through their official retail channel, Apple will offer gift cards for non-iPhones that users trade in, including Android devices. The original iPhone trade-in program began in 2013 when…

Nokia’s first post-Microsoft product is an iPad mini clone

Nokia is back with its first product since selling its devices and services unit to Microsoft. And, rather than coming back with a bang and wowing us with some of that signature Nokia style, the company has instead opted to clone Apple’s iPad mini. The image above shows the Nokia N1. The company’s first post-Microsoft device is a 7.9-inch tablet with a…

iPhone 6, 6 Plus compared to competitors in speed + battery tests [Roundup]

Earlier today we posted a video comparing the speed of every iPhone to ever exist. The video compares shut down times, boot times, and other aspects of each iPhone. Now, we’re going to be taking a look at a number of other videos posted online which compare the new iPhones to some of the recent Android devices. We’ll also be taking a look at an interesting…

5 ways in which the iPhone 6 will take on Android

Apple and Android are pitted against each other all of the time. Discussions around the two platforms usually result in heated debates and minor squabbles from fans of each operating system. While both camps have their benefits, Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are taking some clear swipes at the Android device market hoping to minimize some of…

Could Beats acquisition mean more cross-platform apps from Apple?

While Apple is certainly known for its inability to play nice with other operating systems in the mobile world, there could be a shake up in that statement coming soon. With today’s acquisition of Beats Electronics, it means that Apple now has an Android app in the form of Beats Music. Now most will dismiss this as a small and minor fact in the grand scheme…

iPhone 5s vs. HTC One M8 – Speed Test

Last of our three comparisons before the full head-to-head is the speed test. We’re not interested in misleading Geekbench scores, or any geekiness like that. We wanted to see how each phone’s performance was in real life. That means loading up different apps, and testing the internet speeds. What made a surprising difference was the 802.11ac technology…