Tag Archives: iOS

comScore Shows Samsung Is Still On Top, Apple Second Place

comScore has once again released data pertaining to a three month period ending in October, showing us the distribution numbers for both manufacturer and mobile OS. Once again, Samsung is on top at 26.3%. Apple actually jumped ahead of LG to 17.8%, probably due to the iPhone 5 launch. It’s surprising that there wasn’t a bigger boost as other charts have… Read more

Google Play Revenue Up 311% From Last Year But Still Far Behind iOS

According to App Annie, an app analytics company, Google Play’s revenue went up 311% from October 2011 to October 2012, while iOS’s revenues only grew 12.9%. However despite Google Play’s massive revenue growth and it closing in on iOS quickly, iOS’s revenue for the year is still 4 times that of Google Play. Google Play is catching up quick though with… Read more

Microsoft Office Coming To iOS And Android Early 2013

Microsoft Office for smartphones has been rumored and leaked many times, yet Microsoft has remained quiet about the situation. They’ve denied a few leaks and refused to comment so far. However, we have another leak here of Office for iOS. It’ll be a free app for viewing documents, supporting Word Excel, and PowerPoint documents. To get editing… Read more

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Invalidates Apple’s ‘Rubber Banding’ Patent Used In Victory Over Samsung

Well it appears the drama between Apple and Samsung has certainly becoming more intriguing. According to a new report from FOSS Patents - a court filing from Samsung has revealed that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a preliminary decision ruling that Apple’s “rubber banding” patent, that was a key part of the $1 billion… Read more

App Spotlight: Location Discovery App Grafetee Exits Beta – Users Can Now Explore The World In A New Way

Developer Grafetee (pronounced graffiti, in an association to its location-tagging nature) has been hard at work developing and fine tuning their app of the same name. Utilizing proprietary technologies, Grafetee has created a geo-location app that closely aligns the web, local resources, and the power of mobile to give users the opportunity to discover… Read more

Apple Loses Appeal In The UK On iPad Design Appeal – Required To Place Ads Stating Samsung’s Not Copying

It appears Apple remains diligent in trying to leverage legal action to “protect” everything and anything impacting their brand. Of course, by now, the world is aware of Apple’s recent victory over Samsung in the US on patent infringement. News of additional lawsuits internationally have also been reported proving this is a massive effort by Apple on a… Read more