Tag Archives: Android

Report: Apple Music now has over 10 million subscribers

Apple Music now has over 10 million subscribers, according to the Financial Times. The music serviced originally launched in June 2015, offering users with a three month free trial. In October 2015, the iPhone maker announced that Apple Music had 6.5 million subscribers, and in November the company launched Apple Music for Android. This is great news…

Apple is working on a tool to make it easier to switch away from iPhone

In September Apple published their very first Android application, Move to iOS. This app allowed new iPhone users coming from Android to copy basic data such as their camera roll, messages, and Google account data. And since Android is an open operating system, Google allowed the app to be deployed on Android, which is a win for Apple. However, according…

Number of Android users switching to Apple at highest rate yet

One thing that Tim Cook likes to note on quarterly conference calls is the number of people switching to iPhone from Android. According to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the number of ‘switchers’ during the first month of availability of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus was 26%. This number is a new record, just beating out…

Apple Music for Android now available to download

Apple Music for Android was first announced at WWDC, slated for a fall release. After much anticipation, Apple has finally released a version of Apple Music for Android, somewhat. The app’s description says the application is still in beta and is missing some small functionality such as starting a family account, which requires an iOS device or a Mac and…

Apple’s iOS gains market share in Europe’s “Big Five” markets

In a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Apple’s iOS platform gained market share in Europe’s five largest mobile markets. Those markets are Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. Kantar’s chief of research, Carolina Milanesi, reported, “Apple iOS returned to growth across all of Europe’s ‘big five’ markets, as it recorded…

Apple’s new Android app will make it easier than ever to switch to iOS

Apple wants to make it easy for you to ditch your Android phone for an iPhone. So much so that the company is releasing an Android app to aid switchers. Included on the iOS 9 pages of Apple’s site (but not mentioned at the WWDC keynote this morning) is a new Android app called ‘Move to iOS’. As the name suggests, it helps Android users make the switch to…

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…