Tag Archive: Android


With Apple Watch still sold out and Google reportedly gearing up to deliver Android Wear support for iPhone at Google I/O next week, it’s time for two of the hottest wearable platforms to face off. Apple Watch is selling 30,000 units every day in… Read more ›

Designing for Android: an iOS developer’s perspective

As an iOS developer, I’m frequently asked, “When are you going to do an Android version?†Like it is just a matter of time. But the truth is, we’ll probably never support Android. While there are sound business rationales for this, my motives are… Read more ›

Forget Apple Watch, this Android Wear device runs Mac OS

Released in 1987, the Macintosh II was a significant breakthrough for Apple, being the first Mac to boast color graphics. Now close to 30 years later, an enterprising fanboy has figured out how to squeeze a fully-functional version of Apple’s… Read more ›

Europe was supplanted by China this past quarter as the second most important market for Apple, but according to a new report from Kantar, the iPhone-maker is gaining grown in Europe thanks to Android switchers. Over 30% of Apple’s new… Read more ›

Google I/O schedule confirms Android M announcement

Google today published its schedule for Google I/O 2015, and a description for one of its talks all but confirms the unveiling of Android M, the next-generation Android upgrade. The Google I/O schedule aims to help conference attendees plan their week, but it… Read more ›

iOS 8 growth slowing, but still enough to shame Android

We’re likely only a couple of months away from the first developer previews of iOS 9, but iOS 8 adoption continues to creepy steadily northwards. According to Apple’s in-house stats — measured by visits to the App Store on April 27 — 81 percent… Read more ›

More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to… Read more ›

More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to… Read more ›

It’s too early to tell exactly how well the Apple Watch will do in the grand scheme of things, or even if it will ultimately win the wearable war. But one thing’s for sure, it’s off to a hell of… Read more ›