Tag Archive: Android


Android vs. iOS: Do adoption figures mean anything?

iOS 9 has been out for two days, and it’s already running on more than 20 percent of compatible devices, according to the latest data. In comparison, Google’s latest Android release, version 5.1 Lollipop, is running on just 5.1 percent of devices ten months after it made its public debut. These figures highlight the staggering difference between […]

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Apple cloned another Android app for Move to iOS

Apple brought its first Android app to the Play Store earlier this week, making it easy to transfer all of your data to an iPhone should you choose to switch. But it turns out the app isn’t really Apple’s; it’s actually a rebranded version of an existing Android app. Move to iOS works alongside Apple’s new […]

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Apple makes its first Android app, Move to iOS

In a bold new move, Apple has just placed its first Android app on the Google Play Store. No, it’s not Apple Music for Android, but rather Move to iOS, a new app that lets Android switchers easily transfer all their data and information over to a brand new shiny Apple iPhone. The huge new […]

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Apple expected to bring Move to iOS app to Android tomorrow

Apple is expected to release its first app for Android tomorrow, and it won’t be Apple Music. Instead, it’ll be a tool that allows long-time Android users to transfer all of their data to iOS when they switch to iPhone. Move to iOS is a feature baked into Apple’s new iOS 9 operating system, and it […]

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How iPhone 6s stacks up against Android rivals

Despite being identical to their predecessors, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are much-improved in almost every way. But do they have the specifications they need to take on the latest Android-powered smartphones we’ve already seen this year? Find out in our comparison below, which compares Apple’s next-generation iPhones with rivals like the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the […]

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Amazon plans on releasing a super cheap $50 Android tablet

If you can’t beat ’em, underprice ’em. That’s been Amazon’s motto with pretty much all its hardware, especially its Android-based Fire tablets and phones. But what do you do when even pricing your entry-level Android tablet at under $ 100 each doesn’t move units? Drop the price to less than $ 50, apparently. According to a new […]

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Android porn app holds your handset hostage until you pay up

An Android app that promises free porn has been secretly snapping photos of its users as they enjoy its content. “Adult Player” then locks up the victim’s device and uses their photo in a ransom note demanding $ 500. Discovered by Zscaler, Adult Player cannot be downloaded from Google Play, but is easily discoverable with a quick Google search […]

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27% of smartphone buyers in Europe swapped Android for iPhone last quarter

Apple’s iPhones might be on the verge of a big refresh this month, but that doesn’t make them any less appealing to those looking to take a break from Android. In Europe, 27 percent of smartphone shoppers swapped their Android for an iPhone last quarter, while 9 percent of consumers made the same switch in the […]

You miss out on HealthKit when using Android Wear with iOS

Android Wear made the leap to iOS yesterday, meaning that iPhone owners can now buy and use Android Wear smartwatches should they feel so inclined. One thing they can’t do, however, is to use Apple’s HealthKit platform to monitor their Android Wear fitness data. According to Apple, data such as step count and heart rate […]

You miss out on HealthKit when using Android Wear with iOS

Android Wear made the leap to iOS yesterday, meaning that iPhone owners can now buy and use Android Wear smartwatches should they feel so inclined. One thing they can’t do, however, is to use Apple’s HealthKit platform to monitor their Android Wear fitness data. According to Apple, data such as step count and heart rate […]