Tag Archives: iOS7

In the news: Eric Schmidt writes a guide for switching from iPhone to Android

ERIC SCHMIDT WRITES A GUIDE FOR SWITCHING FROM iPHONE TO ANDROID Thinking about making the switch from iPhone to Android? “Many” of Eric Schmidt’s friends are, he says — and so he wrote them a 900-word guide to walk them through the process. Google’s executive chairman took to Google+ earlier this week to share tips […]

In the news: Android 4.4 KitKat: When is it coming to your phone?

 ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT: WHEN’S IT COMING TO MY PHONE OR TABLET? Google has announced the launch of the latest version of its operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, in San Francisco along with the unveiling of the Nexus 5.That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the smartphone […]

In the news: Android 4.4 KitKat will bring a new Google Play Store

 ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT WILL BRING A NEW GOOGLE PLAY STORE Lately the entire Android world has been talking about the update to 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, not to mention rumor after rumor of when it will arrive. This afternoon something different has surfaced, which is a look at the brand new somewhat redesigned […]

In the news: Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 2

WHAT TO KNOW WHEN CHOOSING DATABASE AS A SERVICE In the past couple of years, we’ve seen more innovation in the SQL database management system (DBMS) category than in the 30-plus years since commercial products became available. The past decade’s web 2.0 sites have mostly driven this innovation, which looks to bridge some of the […]

In the news: Smartphones now account for almost 2/3 of all mobile phones in the US

 SEE APPLE’S iPHONE 5S FROM THE INSIDE Apple’s iPhone 5S barely even hit the market in Australia, but the folks from iFixit have already gotten their hands on one. And, of course, they tore it to bits. The highlights of the teardown include Apple’s proprietary pentalobe screws, a cable that connects the new Touch ID […]

In the news: Apple iPhone 5S & 5C – everything you need to know

 APPLE iPHONE 5S & 5C: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW The heavily leaked iPhone 5s is official — and yes, it comes in gold. Though the new color schemes are flashy — you can get the phone in silver, gold, or a darker “space gray” — the biggest changes are internal, with a new A7 […]

In the news: Microsoft Buys Nokia for €5.4BN

MICROSOFT BUYS NOKIA HANDSET BUSINESS FOR €5.4BN Microsoft is to acquire Nokia’s mobile phone arm in a swansong deal for the software giant’s long-serving chief executive, Steve Ballmer, delivering Europe’s last big handset maker into American ownership. For €5.44bn (£4.6bn), Nokia is casting off the business that once represented Finland’s most important export, in a […]