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  1. Windroid

    Apple Support Blames App Developers for Major Limitation in iOS

    iOS does not display vertical-only apps correctly, when using the iPad as a laptop (iPad standing horizontally, keyboard attached). This makes it impractical to use the keyboard with many apps, as it's only practical to use the keyboard when the iPad is positioned horizontally. Specifically...
  2. S

    Using Android with apple CarPlay

    Hi all I have recently just bought a 2019 BMW new car and it only supports Apple CarPlay, is there a way I can use my android instead without having to pay a 3rd party company to basically take my whole dash apart to fit a new system?
  3. Windroid

    iOS: Install Apps you Want before Apple Bans them for Political Reasons

    Apple has banned the news app RT, and the social media app Gab, for political reasons. There's no guarantee that Apple's going to stop there. Sideloading isn't practical on iOS, so if the app's banned from the Apple app store: It can't be installed. However, you can install the app before Apple...
  4. Rob

    iPhone 15 will have USB-C

    Leaks by 9 to 5 Mac are showing that the iPhone 15 Pro will have USB-C. Following in Android's footsteps as usual! Article summary: "The upcoming iPhone 15 Pro is expected to have significant changes in design and features, according to exclusive renders obtained by 9to5Mac. The CAD files used...
  5. Rob

    iPhone SE vs. Galaxy A51

    Good comparison between the Apple iPhone SE and Samsung Galaxy A51. Both of these phones are $400 bucks and each come with their pros and cons. What do you think?
  6. Rob

    The iPhone SE is Faster Than Every Android Phone

    Apple CEO, Tim Cook, claims the new $400 iPhone SE is faster than the fastest Android phones: “It plays in every geo, but I would expect to see it doing even better where the median incomes are less. I’d expect some fair number of people switching over to iOS. It’s an unbelievable offer. It’s...
  7. Android News

    Google and Apple are being sued by France for 'abusive' developer contracts

    3 On Wednesday, March 14, France announced that it was filing a lawsuit against Google and Apple as a result of unfair treatment for app/software developers in the country. The lawsuit is seeking fines of $2.5 million USD (or 2 million euros in the country), and it cites that the two tech giants...
  8. Android News

    Apple confirms it now uses Google Cloud for iCloud services

    Apple has confirmed that it uses Google’s public cloud to store data for its iCloud services in its latest version of the iOS Security Guide last month. Apple had previously used remote data storage systems provided by Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
  9. Android News

    Samsung stays on top with 317M shipments in 2017

    International Data Corporation and Strategy Analytics published their reports on the global smartphone shipments in Q4 and the full year 2017. The data reveals that Apple shipped 77.3 million iPhones in Q4 2017, most of any other manufacturer. For the full year, Samsung held its top position...
  10. Android News

    Google Play had more than 145% more app installs in Q4 2017 compared to the App Store

    App Annie is reporting that Google Play saw 145% more app installs in Q4 2017, compared to Apple's App Store. Play Store downloads exceeded 19 billion.
  11. Android News

    Qualcomm was find $1.2 billion by the EU for shenanigans with Apple

    Qualcomm was slapped with a $1.2 billion fine by the EU. The chipset company paid Apple to shun competitors between 2011 and 2016. According to the European Court, "billions of dollars" were involved in the deal for the 4G chips in iPhones and iPads.
  12. Android News

    Disney hires former Apple executive for its upcoming Netflix competitor

    Disney’s BAMTech Media has hired former Apple and Samsung executive Kevin Swint as SVP and GM, Disney SVOD Service, to build, and ultimately run, the company’s upcoming Netflix competitor.
  13. Android News

    Samsung and Apple under investigation in Italy over planned obsolescence

    The Italian Competition and Market Authority (AGCM) has officially opened an investigation against Apple and Samsung over reduced performance of older phones. The Apple thing isn't new, but late last year Samsung publicly stated that it doesn't slow slow phones down, so it's strange that they...
  14. Android News

    Samsung's dedicated AI chips to outclass Apple and Huawei

    A new report out of South Korea says that Samsung's dedicated Ai chips are slated to outclass Apple and Huawei's own by the second half of this year.
  15. Android News

    Apple and Amazon may set up shop in Saudi Arabia soon

    Both Apple and Amazon are in talks to begin offering their products in Saudi Arabia.
  16. Android News

    HTC and Motorola say they don’t slow old phones like Apple does

    HTC and Motorola say they don’t throttle their phones’ processor speeds as their batteries age, something Apple last week acknowledged doing to prevent errors after iPhone owners documented slowdowns. Other OEMs have yet to comment on their own practices.
  17. Android News

    Pixel 2 had the most smartphone activations in the US during Christmas

    During the Christmas weekend in the US, Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL enjoyed more smartphone activations than any other smartphone, beating out Apple and Samsung's offerings. Still, the latter 2 dominated on a global scale.
  18. Android News

    Slow iPhones trigger class action lawsuit

    A class action lawsuit has been filed after Apple admits slowing down old iPhones - including the iPhone 7 - upon release of new devices.
  19. Android News

    Google snags Apple chipset talent

    Google has hired John Bruno, who has been well regarded in leading Apple's chipset team since at least 2012.
  20. Android News

    Apple admits they purposely slow down old iPhones

    Apple has admitted to slowing down old iPhones in software updates. They say it's to help older iPhones retain better battery life over time, though many have long suspected that it's due to planned obsolescence.
  21. Android News

    Apple confirms it has acquired Shazam

    Last week it was rumored that Apple was considering purchasing music identification company Shazam. Now the rumor has been confirmed by Apple in a deal that is expected to be worth $400 million.
  22. Android News

    Apple rumored to be interested in Shazam

    A new report from TechCrunch says Apple may be buying Shazam and its music identification technology. The report says the sale could be announced as early as Monday.
  23. Android News

    Apple expected to create its own power management chips after feud with Qualcomm

    According to a new report from Nikkei, Apple may have its own power management chips ready to go as soon as 2018 in an effort to break ties with Qualcomm. The two have been going round and round in legal battles over patent infringement and licensing agreements for a year.
  24. Android News

    Apple files countersuit against Qualcomm for battery patent infringement

    Apple and Qualcomm have been duking it out in a lengthy patent battle, but now Apple has slapped Qualcomm with a patent infringement countersuit for infringing on Apple's battery patents.
  25. Android News

    Samsung narrows gap with Apple in Q3 smartphone sales

    Samsung narrowed the gap with Apple in terms of smartphone sales in the third quarter, revealed data published by Strategy Analytics on November 28. The South Korean manufacturer maintained its lead in shipments, accounting for 21.2 percent of the market, followed by the Cupertino company with a...