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Apple WWDC: New MacBook Pros, iOS 6 revealed | GlobalPost: "Apple made some big announcements at the Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, according to the Associated Press. In addition to introducing the iOS 6 for the iPhone and iPad, Apple also unveiled a new line of MacBook Pros, said The New York Times."

WWDC 2012: Apple's iOS 6, Mountain Lion, MacBooks, Macs
Washington Post
In any case, company executives are sure to show off new software in the form of iOS 6 and Mountain Lion at the show in front of its most dedicated developers. Mountain Lion, which was seeded to developers in February, will also probably get a firmer ...

iOS 6 Confirmed; Tablets Reach Critical Mass; League of Legends Hacked
PC Magazine
One of the banners workers were hoisting into place at Moscone West in San Francisco reads: "iOS 6, The world's most advanced mobile operating system." Check back at 12:30 pm Eastern for PCMag's live blog of the WWDC keynote today, but until then, ...

Android hits 900k activations per day
Washington Post
Apple's on tap to reveal the details about its next smartphone operating system, but there's some new buzz about its main competitor. Google's Android platform sees 900000 activations a day, according to a tweet from Android head Andy Rubin.

iOS 6: what to expect - and not to expect from Apple's WWDC 2012
The Guardian (blog)
iOS is overdue to get this; it would also simplify the process where at present Apple has to explicitly write in support for a particular social network to the OS (so that adding Twitter at the basic level was treated as a big wow; in Android it's just ...

The Guardian (blog)

Google Outsells, but Apple Cultivates Loyalty of App Developers
New York Times
Smartphones running Google's Android operating system outsell iPhones more than two to one. And yet, even as Google's system has gobbled up market share, Apple has held onto one critical advantage — the loyalty of mobile app developers.

New York Times

Android Reaches 900000 Daily Activations
Google's Android platform has reached a new adoption milestone, says chief architect Andy Rubin. How long before it reaches 1 million? Android's chief architect, Andy Rubin, took to Twitter over the weekend to share the news that Google's mobile ...

Broadband a 'basic right' for S Africans
Independent Online
By JUNIOR BESTER A primary goal for 2020 was increasing broadbandpenetration to about 80 percent by 2020. Picture: Damaris Helwig Communications Minister Dina Pule has declared that access to broadband internet is a basic human right, ...

Independent Online

iOS 6 to dump support for original iPad, 3rd-generation iPod Touch?
Both devices missing from a purported full list of developer releases for Apple's next-generation mobile OS. by Steven Musil It's not unusual for Apple to drop iOS support for hardware a couple of generations old, and that is the rumored fate of the ...

iOS 6 not supporting original iPad, 3rd-gen iPod touch?
by Steven Musil | 11 June 2012 8:50am SGT It's not unusual for Apple to drop iOSsupport for hardware a couple of generations old, and that is the rumored fate of the original iPad or third-generation iPod Touch. When Apple unveils its iOS 6 beta,...


Top 10 IOS 6 features we want to see
The onscreen keypad on IOS has never really changed since the launch of the first Iphone, despite this being one of our least favourite features on the Applesmartphone. With apps like Swiftkey and Swype dominating the Android market and Microsoft ...


Apple's iOS 6 to be on stage at WWDC 2012?
Zee News
What is not known is what features are likely to come aboard the iOS 6, or when do consumers avail its services. Facebook will be integrated much tighter as Twitter was on the previous version of the OS, along with automatic updates and some aesthetic ...

Zee News

App developers prefer Apple's iOS over Android
Application developers still favour Apple, with 69 per cent of all new app development projects started during the first quarter of 2012 intended for Cupertino's iOS mobile operating system, according to new data from mobile analytics company Flurry.

iOS 6 GM expected in early September ahead of new iPhone
Apple Insider
By Josh Ong Apple will likely unveil the iOS 6 Golden Master in September early enough to release the next-generation iPhone that same month and generate "significant" sales of the device in the third quarter of calendar 2012, according to one insider.

Over 900000 Android devices activated every day, says Google exec
By Mikael Ricknäs IDG News Service - Android continues to grow, with over 900000 devices based on the OS now being activated every day, according to Andy Rubin, who heads up development of the smartphone operating system at Google.

UPDATE: Apple iOS 6 - Rumours And Speculation Round Up
These are the Android 'Jelly Bean' 5.0 OS at the Google I/O event on 27 June, Windows Phone 'Apollo' at the Windows Phone Summit on 20 June - with another, much closer to being announced, Apple's iOS 6. We are only days away from the Apple Worldwide ...


Apple to preview new iPhone software at WWDC
By Glenn Chapman (AFP) – 1 hour ago SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is expected to preview its new iPhone operating system (iOS 6) and show off some revamped MacBook laptops as it kicks off an annual gathering of developers on Monday in San Francisco.


WWDC 2012: A year on from iOS 5 - how much difference has it made?
The Guardian (blog)
Before this, iOS notifications were primitive - and easily outdistanced by Android2.x's set of information in the menu bar (which told you that there were new emails, calendar events and Twitter or Facebook information). iOS 5's Notifications changed ...

The Guardian (blog)

All IOS 6 posts
Apple users waiting for the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 could see both pop up by early September. "We expect Apple to unveil iOS 6 GM (Golden Master) in early September," KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note obtained by AppleInsider.

New Open Garden app lets users share WiFi
San Jose Mercury News
A new smartphone app allows users to share mobile Web access for free with other people nearby who have the same app. Called Open Garden, the app forms a mesh network that enables each person connected to it to relay it to other users.

MetroPCS Expand 4G Portfolio
MetroPCS Communications Inc. (PCS - Analyst Report), one of the leading prepaid operators in the US, is expanding its 4G portfolio with the launch of China-based telecom solutions provider Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's Activa 4G LTE device for all its ...

Android: 900000 activations daily — what that means
ZDNet (blog)
By James Kendrick | June 11, 2012, 4:36am PDT Summary: Head Android Andy Rubin responded to a rumor he is leaving Google, and couldn't resist throwing out the latest impressive figure of Android activations. The Android juggernaut continues to chug ...

ZDNet (blog)

iOS 6 Golden Master Expected To Be Unveiled In Early September, iPhone 5 To ...
International Business Times
Rumors are rife that the upcoming version of Apple's mobile operating system, "iOS 6", is going to be the main focus of the keynote at the WWDC 2012. Adding more spice to the rumor-mill, an intriguing post at the Chinese forum WeiPhone made much buzz ...

International Business Times

Has Google's Android peaked?
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- For several years, it seemed like nothing could slow the rise of Android. The little mobile operating system that Google bought for $50 million in 2005 was adopted by big smartphone makers likeMotorola, ...

New Evo 4G phone far from perfect
Boston Globe
Beyond that, there's the little detail that the phone's vaunted 4G LTE data service doesn't work in Boston, or most other places. That's because Sprint has only just started deploying an LTEnetwork. So this superfast data technology will be useless to ...

Apple iOS 6: Features We Hope To See Unveiled At WWDC 2012
International Business Times
iOS 5 introduced many of the iPhone's and iPad's most important features, including the cloud storage and streaming system iCloud, the free messaging service called iMessage, the organized Notification Center, and deep integration with Twitter, ...

Apple WWDC 2012 – iOS 6 wish list
Stuff Magazine
iOS 6 looks set to have a smattering of new tricks up its sleeve including a Google-free 3D Maps app, iTunes Facebook integration and FaceTime over 3G. We decided to whip up our own personal wish list of features that we'd like to see Tim Cook reveal ...

It's Apple WWDC 2012 Cook-keynote date: Best rumors collected
Computerworld (blog)
iOS 6? New Macs? iPhone 5? In IT Blogwatch, bloggers monger the rumors. By Richi Jennings: Your humble blogwatcher curated these bloggy bits for your entertainment. Not to mention: TBA... [W]hen Tim Cook and a retinue of Apple executives appear on ...

Google's Andy Rubin: Android activations up to 900000 a day, I'm ...
By Jon Fingas
It's been awhile since we learned how many unique Android devices were switching on every day; the last time was at Mobile World Congress, when Google's.

Andy Rubin: 900000 Android Devices Are Activated Each Day
By Stan Schroeder
Users are activating more than 900000 Android devices every day, tweeted Google's Androidchief Andy Rubin. ... At the Mobile World Congress in February 2012, Rubin announced that 850000 Android devices are activated daily.

Android gets 900000 activations daily | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
The figure continues to climb steadily – in December last year, we looked at 700000 plusAndroid activations daily, and just in February this year, the number of Android activations each day has passed the 850000 mark. I guess since [...]

Android devices now being activated at a rate of 900000 units per day
By Stefan Constantinescu
With less than 12 hours to go until Apple gets on stage and shows off the next version of iOS, Google's Andy Rubin (pictured above, left), the father of Android, used Twitter to announce to the world that over 900000 devices running his mobile OS ... Half a decade ago we were impressed that Symbian had such a large share of the smartphone market, larger than Android's share today, but back then the smartphone market was incredibly tiny compared to the phone market as a whole.

Android activations: Andy Rubin confirms 900000 devices per day
By Dan Graziano
Google's senior vice president of mobile Andy Rubin confirmed on Sunday that 900000 Androiddevices are activated each day, an increase from 850000 de.
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Andy Rubin denies leaving Google, brags on Android activations ...
By Shane McGlaun
Rubin doesn't often post tweets, and historically when he does, the tweets are to brag about the number of daily activations for Android devices. Rubin tweeted that Android now has 900000 device activations per day. Those devices can be ...
Android Community

New Sony Xperia smartphone on the horizon, fans given opportunity ...
By Kevin Krause
Sony has a new Xperia smartphone originally set to be unveiled on June 22nd, but fans anxious to see the phone sooner are being given the opportunity to advance.
Android Phone Fans

Andy Rubin Says There Are Now 900000 Android Devices Activated ...
By Seth Fiegerman
Rubin also took the opportunity to tout just how successful Android products have been, all in a single 140 character tweet. ... Oh, and just for meme completeness -- there are over 900000android devices activated each day :-)@Scobleizer ...
Business Insider

The Original iPad May Not Get iOS 6
By Jesus Diaz
The Original iPad May Not Get iOS 6 If you have an original iPad, get ready to be orphaned when the new iOS 6 comes out tomorrow. According to Chinese forum WeiPhone, the original iPad will not be supported by Apple's next operating ...

iOS 6 Beta Omits Original iPad, Does Away With iPod Touch 3rd ...
By James Johnson
Apple will host its 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday and ahead of that showcase the new iOS 6 Beta release download links have materialized.
The Inquisitr

Apple vs Motorola patent case dismissed in US ... - Android Authority
By Adrian Diaconescu
NY Times: Is Facebook building a smartphone from scratch? Galaxy-S3-in-hand-600x474 ...Google can't seem to stop winning lately, and, aside from Android growing and growing and growing, the on-going legal battles of the past couple of years are unfolding pretty well for the search giant. Less than a week after finding out that Oracle has been ordered to pay around $300000 to Google in legal fees, a US patent case between Apple and Motorola has been dismissed before ...
Android Authority

Andy Rubin confirms 900K daily Android activations — on track for ...
By Devindra Hardawar
It's only been a few months since we learned Android hit 850000 devices activated every day -- but now that number has grown to 900000 per day, Google's Android head Andy Rubin tweeted yesterday.

WWDC 2012: Inactive iOS 6, Safari 6 Beta Links Show Up Online ...
By J.R. Bookwalter
That said, the iPhone 3GS is among the inactive links to the iOS 6 beta, which many predicted might get cut off with the latest version. However, Apple continues to sell the three-year-oldsmartphone, so keeping it compatible with this year's ...

Andy Rubin: Over 900000 Android Devices Activated Each Day ...
By Kellex
In a Tweet and Google+ post to shut down a rumor started by Robert Scoble that suggested Andy Rubin was leaving Google to join a company called CloudCar, Rubin felt as if it was the perfect time to drop some Android love. According to Mr.
Droid Life

Apple iOS 6: What's Needed, What's Coming
We know very little about iOS 6, the next version of the iPhone and iPad operating ... turn on Wi-Fi, or change 3G to Edge when I'm travelling to save energy.

Android by
The Android smartphone and app markets now nearly rival the iPhone in growth rate, with business travelers and upper management also rapidly adopting them ...

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