By Christian Zibreg on Oct 10, 2012
Google is rolling out a revamped mobile experience on smartphones as we speak. It’s pretty slick as Google has finally adopted the design language used across its other web properties. The company really hit the ball out of the park in terms of design: the refreshed site features a black navigation bar which slides in and out of view smoothly, akin to the Facebook app.
Matter of fact, it almost feels like a native app. Knowing it’s been ages since Google updated its Search app on the iPhone, the prettified mobile site will certainly better serve your needs. My favorite capability has to be the ability to navigate Google’s most popular services with ease, all without losing track of content at hand… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 6, 2012
Apple’s iAd platform got off to a rocky start back in 2010, and has struggled to impress advertisers ever since. It’s tried slashing ad prices, and upping developer revenue share, but it still feels like an afterthought to other avenues.
However, that doesn’t mean that it’s not a viable option. And to prove that, Apple just posted a new promotional video for its iAd service, touting the success seen by luxury auto-maker Land Rover, as it’s utilized iAd in a new campaign… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 6, 2012
Fans of the popular MobileTerminal utility for jailbroken iOS devices will be happy to hear that the frustration is finally over. After a several-month absence, an iOS 5-compatible version of the tool is now available in Cydia.
This means that you can forget about going through the tedious 5 step process of manually installing the app’s .deb file every time you want to get MobileTerminal on your device. The package is now just a tap away… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 21, 2011
Mobile Safari has received some major updates in iOS 5. We’ve seen new features added like private browsing and Reading List. On top of that, the mobile browser now allows web apps to utilize the Nitro engine, which greatly improves the web app experience.
Multiple sites are reporting that Apple has also improved Mobile Safari’s overall performance in the new firmware. We confirm the speculation by running an HTML5 speed test with an iPad on iOS 5. Just how fast is Apple’s mobile browser? Read More
By Cody Lee on May 19, 2011
If you have more invested in Apple than just what you paid for your MacBook, you’ve probably already heard the news. MarketWatch is reporting that China Mobile has reached an agreement with Apple regarding a future iPhone on their network.
China Mobile is home to over 600 million customers and has yet to offer Apple’s smartphone. It seems though, that chairman Wang Jianzho doesn’t expect that to be the case much longer… Read More
By Alex Heath on Apr 2, 2011
The iPhone has undoubtedly had a profound impact on the smartphone market since its release in 2007. The idea of a large, touchscreen-based phone wasn’t that popular before the original iPhone, and the general design of mobile handsets has drastically altered since Apple set the bar in the mobile space years ago.
Plenty of iPhone “killers” have come and gone. Devices with copied features and designs can never really hold weight next to the original.
This clever little cartoon/infographic depicts what happens when the iPhone killers meet… Read More