Tag: iOS

Mobile

iOS and Samsung market share now tied in the US

 iOS and Samsung’s U.S. market share is now tied, following growth for Apple’s smartphone OS over the three months ending in August, based on new data from Kantar Wordpanel, which tracks smartphone market share by way of sales data. According to its analysis, iOS is up 3.7 percentage points year-over-year, to achieve 35 percent market share,…

Gadgets

Beware of sketchy iOS popups that want your Apple ID

Enlarge (credit: Felix Krause ) One of iOS’ rougher edges are the popups it produces on a regular but seemingly random basis. These popups require users to enter their Apple ID before they can install or update an app or complete some other mundane task. The prompts have grown so common most people don’t think twice…

Mobile

How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Phone

Perhaps you’ve been using the same browser since you first unboxed your phone, or perhaps you switch between them on a weekly basis: There are just as many choices for browsers on mobile as there are on desktop and each runs a little differently. Below we’ve run through every major browser available—from stalwarts… Read more……

Apps

Steven Soderbergh's 'Mosaic' app lets you choose a show's narrative

Many TV shows have apps, but they’re usually meant as nothing more than companions that encourage you to tune in. What if you could actually choose how the story is presented? Steven Soderbergh is trying just that. His upcoming HBO miniseries Mosaic will be accompanied by iOS app that gives you control over a branching…

Tech

Smartphones are more interesting now than they've been in years

If you think smartphones are boring right now, you haven’t been paying attention. Four or five years ago, you would have been dead on. At the time, smartphone design had basically settled on gray slabs of plastic, aluminum, and glassWindows Phone and BlackBerry 10 were still in the mix with Android and iPhone, but even…

Mobile

Microsoft is bringing its Edge browser to Android and iOS

 While Microsoft is still officially working on the mobile version of Windows 10, it’s no secret that the company has all but given up on building its own mobile ecosystem. That only leaves Microsoft with one option: concede defeat and bring its applications to the likes of Android and iOS. That’s exactly what the company…