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Stale Gingerbread

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Stale Gingerbread: iOS and Mac developer David Smith on the latest iOS 5.1 upgrade numbers based on the data from his popular Audiobooks app: It took iOS just 15 days to get the same percentage of users on the latest OS version as are currently on any single version of...
Stale Gingerbread
Jelly Bean reaches 1 in 4 Android devices but version 2.x still beats 4.x

Siri updated for iPod touch and gets some new features

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Filed under: Odds and ends, Freeware, iPhone, iPod touchSiri for the iPhone was quite a hit when it came out earlier this year. You could ask it questions like, "where is the best pizza nearby?" and Siri would find the answer. My favorite response was when I asked if there...
Siri updated for iPod touch and gets some new features

Mobile App Targeting On Facebook Gets Smarter With OS & Wi-Fi Targeting

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Last year Facebook launched Mobile App Install Ads which give advertisers the ability to specifically promote application installs from those apps in the App Center. Last week two new features were released that gives advertisers the ability to target by specific OS version and also to target Wi-Fi... Please visit Marketing Land...
Mobile App Targeting On Facebook Gets Smarter With OS & Wi-Fi Targeting

TestObject Raises $1.4M For Its Automated Android App Testing In The Cloud

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TestObject, which offers a cloud-based service for the automated testing of Android apps, has raised funding from Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg, an initiative of the Investitionsbank Brandenburg, and S&S Media’s investment arm, West TechVentures. The amount is being disclosed simply as a ‘seven digit’ investment, though TechCrunch has learned that the size of...
TestObject Raises $1.4M For Its Automated Android App Testing In The Cloud
Microsoft's Windows Blue Gets A Video Demo, Borrows More Tricks From Windows Phone

Report: iOS 6 sees 15 percent adoption in 24 hours

www.electronista.com
According to advertising and analysis firm Chitika, Apple's recently released iOS 6 has been installed on 15 percent of all eligible iOS devices just 24 hours after release. The data was obtained by querying the browser and OS version on "millions" of advertising impressions generated by the Chikita Ad network...
Report: iOS 6 sees 15 percent adoption in 24 hours
The checkered, slow history of Android handset updates

Did Apple unveil OS X 10.8 last week to preempt Windows 8?

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The timing may be suspicious, but the OS looks more to Google than to Microsoft “Apple Speeds Mac ‘Mountain Lion’ to Take On Windows 8″ Bloomberg Businessweek “Steve Jobs is gone, Windows 8 is coming and Apple panics”  betanews As predicted, the tech press spent much of the rest of the...
Did Apple unveil OS X 10.8 last week to preempt Windows 8?
Lumia 900 won't be sold by T-Mobile in Germany due to lack of WP8 upgrade path

Apple releases OS X 10.7.4

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Hey Mac users: are you ready for an update? Because Apple is dropping its latest OS version on your heads. 10.7.4 just dropped, and it brings with it a number of small fixes to help improve things like security, stability and compatibility for your system.Apple releases OS X 10.7.4...
Apple releases OS X 10.7.4

TestFlight gets acquired by Burstly and launches realtime app analytics with Testflight Live

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Incredibly popular beta application distribution platform Testflight has been acquired by Burstly and is launching a new product called TestFlight Live, reports MG Siegler at Pando Daily. The new product is a live analytics platform similar to Chartbeat or Google Analytics Realtime, but for apps. And the best part of...
TestFlight gets acquired by Burstly and launches realtime app analytics with Testflight Live

Google is dropping Chrome support for OS X 10.5 Leopard

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Google has announced plans to drop support for Mac OS X 10.5 in Chrome. If you’re a Mac user, the search giant is recommending that you either upgrade your Mac to 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or 10.7 (Lion). The change will take effect when Google Chrome 22 is released (which can...
Google is dropping Chrome support for OS X 10.5 Leopard

Android fragmentation: it’s not as bad as you think, as long as you compromise

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There has been a lot of hand wringing in the developer community about fragmentation on Android. Device makers are delivering dozens of unique units with their own screen size and resolution, and Google hasn’t had any way to ensure that phones running Android stay up to date on the latest...
Android fragmentation: it’s not as bad as you think, as long as you compromise
Apple Users Adopting iOS 6 122% Faster Than iOS 5 After Two Days

Google I/O might be for developers, but there will most certainly be something for everyone

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Tomorrow, developers will flock to downtown San Francisco for Google’s yearly event, I/O. We’re going to be on the ground covering all things Google for you from the 27th-29th, but you’ll be able to catch up with everything thanks to a full video livestream from the company. More than any...
Google I/O might be for developers, but there will most certainly be something for everyone

Engadget: Google to Begin Decoupling Apps and Components From Android OS

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The idea is to fight the current Android fragmentation, where there are still phones being sold with OS 1.5, 1.6, and 2.0, and with no upgrades to the current 2.1 in sight, that future versions of the OS will have all major apps and components upgradeable via the Android Market....
Engadget: Google to Begin Decoupling Apps and Components From Android OS

Bill Gates: Here's Why The iPad Was A Success And Microsoft's Original Vision Fell Short (AAPL, MSFT)

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Bill Gates admits that Apple's first tablet was better than his. Gates was a guest on Charlie Rose last night where he talked about the tablet wars and Windows 8. Rose asked Gates, "You thought about a tablet and a touch system way before Steve Jobs?""Way too early," Gates responded."That...
Bill Gates: Here's Why The iPad Was A Success And Microsoft's Original Vision Fell Short (AAPL, MSFT)

Android fragmentation a thing of the past: Gingerbread OS runs 73 percent of Android devices

9to5google.com
Analytics firm Localytics released a study today depicting Android fragmentation as a not-so serious issue in recent times. Fragmentation is the inability to develop an application against a singular reference and achieve its intended behavior throughout all devices or operating systems suitable for the application. Localytics pinpointed Android’s succession to a couple...
Android fragmentation a thing of the past: Gingerbread OS runs 73 percent of Android devices
Android 4.0 leaps to 16 percent install base, version 4.1 at 0.8 percent

Will Android in-app subscriptions attract magazine and newspaper apps?

www.guardian.co.uk
Google beefs up its in-app purchasing capabilities, but this isn't the only factor on publishers' mindsGoogle introduced in-app purchases on its Android Market store in March 2011, but that feature has now been expanded to include auto-renewing subscriptions as well as one-off payments.Android developers distributing their apps through what's now...
Will Android in-app subscriptions attract magazine and newspaper apps?

Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Tab 2 delayed to end of April

arstechnica.com
The second-generation Samsung Galaxy Tab has been delayed because the company needs more time to get its software working with Android 4.0—specifically, Samsung's TouchWiz skin. IDG reports that the 7-inch and 10.1-inch tablets are now set to ship at the end of April. Samsung created the flagship Android 4.0...
Samsung's Android 4.0 Galaxy Tab 2 delayed to end of April

Google announces Google Keep app

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Google today announced Google Keep, a new note-taking app for Android smartphones and tablets. Google Keep allows users to take down notes and make lists, with the added abilities to include checklists, photos, voice memo transcriptions and a search functionality. The app features a drag-and-drop interface, so users can move...
Google announces Google Keep app

Google launches new revision to its Android Developers site to include Jelly Bean features

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Today, the Android team pushed a revision to its Android Developers site to get everyone up to date with all that is wonderful about Jelly Bean, OS version 4.1. Here’s what the team had to say about it: A new revision of the Android Design site has been launched! http://developer.android.com/design/index.html...
Google launches new revision to its Android Developers site to include Jelly Bean features

New targeting options for Facebook mobile app install ads include Wi-Fi connection and OS version

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Facebook today announced new ways for developers to target their mobile app install ads, including Wi-Fi connection and what version of an operating system users are on. These changes give developers more control over who they reach and when, allowing them to ensure they’re advertising their app to people who...
New targeting options for Facebook mobile app install ads include Wi-Fi connection and OS version
Intel v. ARM: The Chromebook performance battle

Chrome for Android Gets New Features, Languages

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The Android OS version of Google's Chrome browser is now available in a host of new languages and has gained several new features, but it remains in beta testing......
Chrome for Android Gets New Features, Languages

Samsung devices confirmed for Android 4.0 don't include one Galaxy S II

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Samsung released a list of carrier-specific device models that will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in a FAQ Tuesday. While a bunch of recently released devices on AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint are set to receive the new OS version, the future of T-Mobile's devices are uncertain,...
Samsung devices confirmed for Android 4.0 don't include one Galaxy S II

Study: Europeans Quickest To Adopt iOS 6, Overall Updates Growth Continues

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We’ve got some new and interesting numbers to share about iOS 6 adoption three weeks after launch, from a couple of different sources, both of which show users continue to update to the new mobile OS from Apple. There are also some interesting differences depending on region, with some countries lagging far...
Study: Europeans Quickest To Adopt iOS 6, Overall Updates Growth Continues
Playback: RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook, 18 months later
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