Last fall when iPhone 14 Pro Max launched, it took the top spot for the fastest download speeds in multiple studies beating out competitors like Samsung’s Galaxy S22 smartphones. As it turns out, in the latest report, the iPhone 14 Pro Max has lost its download speed crown to not just one but two Android devices.
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The iPhone US market share hit an all-time high last quarter, giving it more than 50% of the total US market for the first time ever, according to a new market intelligence report.
Apple also dominates global premium smartphone sales, accounting for 78% of the $1,000+ segment worldwide …
Android Stories August 30, 2022
As you probably already know, iMessage is Apple’s instant messaging platform. It was introduced in 2011, and Apple never made it available for Android or Windows. This has frustrated many users, especially those who want to switch from iOS to Android but don’t want to lose access to iMessage. With Beeper, Android users can finally have iMessage on other platforms – but it comes at a price.
Android Stories August 16, 2022
A survey shows that 49% of Android users are considering switching to Apple’s iPhone due to “perceived superiority” in security and privacy. In addition, consumers reported feeling more secure using the iPhone 13 Pro Max instead of Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Android Stories August 9, 2022
Google starts ‘Get The Message’ campaign to pressure Apple into RCS on the iPhone
For the past year, Google has been increasingly calling out Apple for not adopting RCS (Rich Communication Services) on the iPhone. Meant to replace SMS/MMS, it has a number of technical advancements that would improve the messaging experience between Android and iOS users. Google is now launching a “Get The Message” pressure campaign in hopes that Apple will change its mind on RCS.
Android Stories July 15, 2022
What’s better than Nothing? Something. Dbrand iPhone skin shows your phone’s internals
Android Stories June 24, 2022
Concept: An iOS 16-inspired Android lockscreen for Pixel with Material You and depth
Android Stories June 18, 2022
Google uses Drake’s ‘Texts Go Green’ to pressure Apple to adopt RCS on the iPhone [Video]
Android Stories June 1, 2022
The financial problems of iPhone spyware maker NSO were so bad by the end of last year that it struggled to make payroll – after the company failed to make a single sale over a period of several months.
The company, which sells software to remotely carry out zero-click hacks of both iPhones and Android smartphones, has been in deep trouble ever since it was blacklisted by the US government. However, its plan to overcome its woes could make Pegasus an even nastier threat …
Android Stories May 31, 2022
I’m a very long-time iPhone user. In fact, I’ve never had an Android phone as my personal phone before. Although I had been curious about Android phones in the past, I was okay with Apple’s ecosystem. More recently, foldable smartphones have become a thing, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want one. Now I have finally had the opportunity to try out the Galaxy Z Flip 3 for the past month. Read on for this iPhone user’s thoughts on the experience.
Android Stories April 27, 2022
Apple doesn’t offer truly individualized customization of its products or interfaces to its users, and if anyone wants to customize the look of their Apple products – specifically their home screens – they’re in for A Time. With iOS 16 coming in September, there’s an opportunity for Apple to give consumers needed autonomy.
Android Stories April 21, 2022
Android is unsurprisingly the most popular mobile operating system in the world, as it’s available on a huge variety of devices. However, data from StockApps shows that iOS has been taking Android’s market share in recent years – although Google’s platform still dominates the market.
Android Stories April 20, 2022
Some of Apple’s services are available on other platforms such as Windows and Android, but usually the company keeps some features restricted to its own devices. However, when it comes to Apple Music, it’s quite the opposite. The Android version seems to have more features than on iOS. Why doesn’t Apple Music on iOS have crossfade, but the Android app does?
Android Stories April 13, 2022
Here’s Google’s new ‘Switch to Android’ app for iPhones [Update: All Android 12 phones]
Google is preparing to launch a brand new way to move from Apple’s iPhones to an Android device. Here’s your first look at Google’s “Switch to Android” app running on an iPhone.
Update: Google’s Switch to Android app now supports all Android 12 devices, not just Pixels.
Android Stories March 16, 2022
Official ‘Switch to Android’ iOS app may import your iCloud data to Google Photos
Google’s upcoming “Switch to Android” app for iOS may be able to import data from your iCloud directly into Google Photos.
Android Stories March 10, 2022
Messages will send videos as Google Photos links for the benefit of RCS-less iPhones, rolling out iMessage reactions
Android Stories February 16, 2022
However, there are a number of problems with the report, suggesting it may be a case of ‘The headline giveth, and the small print taketh away’ …
Android Stories January 24, 2022
iPhone trade-in values have always been higher than those for Android phones, and last year was no exception. Only one Android smartphone made the top five, and the worst-performing phones lost more than 80% of their value in a single year.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max held its value best, with owners able to recoup more than two-thirds of the price they paid a year later…
Android Stories January 13, 2022
GeForce Now brings Fortnite back to Android and iPhone with new touch controls
Fortnite is still a massive hit, but Epic Games’ war on app stores has left the popular game absent from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store for a long time, with no signs of returning. Today, Nvidia and Epic Games have announced that touch controls are coming to Fortnite on GeForce Now.
Android Stories January 8, 2022
Google exec gives harshest rebuke yet of iMessage lock-in effect in push for RCS on iOS
Hiroshi Lockheimer oversees all of Google’s operating systems as Senior Vice President of Platforms and Ecosystems. In recent years, he has been very critical of Apple not supporting the RCS standard to make iOS messaging more interoperable with Android, and the latest salvo on iMessage is the harshest yet.
Android Stories November 29, 2021
Rocket League ‘Sideswipe’ is now available on Android and iOS worldwide
After launching a beta test in recent weeks, Epic Games and Psyonix are now launching the mobile version of Rocket League, “Sideswipe,” on Android and iOS devices across the globe.
Android Stories October 21, 2021
Google dropping Play Store subscription fee from 30% to 15% on day one for all Android devs
Back in March, Google Play announced that it was cutting commission fees to 15% on the first $1 million in revenue from paid apps and in-app purchases (IAPs) for all Android developers. Google announced today that next year, the Play Store will only take a 15% cut on all subscriptions from day one.
Android Stories August 31, 2021