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VIDEO: Apple Payments Service May Boost Sales Of Larger IPhones

10 Sep

VIDEO: Apple Payments Service May Boost Sales Of Larger IPhones

The addition of a mobile payments service to Apple’s next iPhone could help to boost sales of the larger-screen phones and claw back market share lost to mobiles running on Google’s Android platform. At least six brokerages raised their price target on Apple’s stock by as much as $16 to a high of $116 on […]

VIDEO: WeChat Helps Apple Rack Up Bonus Points In China

8 Sep

VIDEO: WeChat Helps Apple Rack Up Bonus Points In China

Known locally as Weixin, WeChat had 438 million monthly active users globally, mostly in China, at the end of June, and has rapidly evolved from a messaging tool into a digital Swiss Army knife, allowing users to send messages, play games, book taxis and shop online. The app has proved a winning formula in getting […]

VIDEO: Google Brings Native MS Office Editing Features To Its IOS Productivity Apps, Launches Slides For IOS

25 Aug

VIDEO: Google Brings Native MS Office Editing Features To Its IOS Productivity Apps, Launches Slides For IOS

Google is closing the loop on bringing support for natively editing Microsoft Office files to all of productivity apps today. The company’s iOS apps for Docs and Sheets are getting a couple of minor new features and design updates today, but most importantly, these apps will now also be able to natively open, edit and […]

VIDEO: Google Brings One Of Android’s Coolest Camera Tricks To The IPhone

20 Aug

VIDEO: Google Brings One Of Android’s Coolest Camera Tricks To The IPhone

Google has just added a great new app for iOS users to download that will let you take cool panoramic 360-degree photos and even post them on Google Maps to boot. The new Photo Sphere Camera app gives iPhone users the same cool panoramic video feature that Google first brought to Android phones back in […]

VIDEO: Chrome Update Intros New Incognito Icon, Security Fixes

18 Jul

VIDEO: Chrome Update Intros New Incognito Icon, Security Fixes

Google released this week the latest version of its Chrome web browser — Chrome 36 — for Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. In addition to routine security repairs, the desktop version has a different Incognito icon. Before, the icon was the outline of a private eye character: now, it is bigger in size and simpler […]

VIDEO: Siri May Get A Whole Lot Smarter, Very Soon

1 Jul

VIDEO: Siri May Get A Whole Lot Smarter, Very Soon

Apple’s voice assistant Siri isn’t exactly known for accuracy, but the company is reportedly looking to make her much smarter. And soon. Apple is hiring a team of experts and researchers to ramp up Siri’s next-generation software, which is said to work with neural network algorithms, according to a Wired report. This will make it […]

VIDEO: Google Developing Health Data Service: Report

13 Jun

VIDEO: Google Developing Health Data Service: Report

Google Inc is developing a service that will combine information from health apps and personal fitness devices, in another competitive move against Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co, Forbes reported. The new service, to be called Google Fit, will make its debut at the Internet company’s developer conference later this month, Forbes said on Thursday, […]

VIDEO: Vivint Launches Smart Home Platform: ‘We Consider Apple A Direct Competitor’

10 Jun

VIDEO: Vivint Launches Smart Home Platform: ‘We Consider Apple A Direct Competitor’

While many smart home companies are likely gearing up to work with Apple’s newly announced Home platform, others companies like Vivint want to revolutionize the home automation industry all on their own. The Utah-based company launched a smart hub called Vivint Sky on Tuesday, which will let users control everything from the lights, thermostat and […]

VIDEO: Apple And Samsung Remain Dominant

23 May

VIDEO: Apple And Samsung Remain Dominant

Apple and Samsung remain the dominant manufacturers that collectively take about 68 percent of the market and whose iPhones and Galaxies are among the most expensive options available. According to NPD Group data from 2013,iPhone sales grew 64 percent among consumers with incomes below $30,000. One reason for this sales growth is that both companies […]

VIDEO: Apple, Google Agree To Settle Smartphone Patent Litigation

17 May

VIDEO: Apple, Google Agree To Settle Smartphone Patent Litigation

Apple and Google’s Motorola Mobility unit have agreed to dismiss high profile U.S. patent litigation against each other over smartphone technology. In a joint statement, the companies said the settlement does not include a cross license to their respective patents. The statement said, “Apple and Google have also agreed to work together in some areas […]