Apple disappoints on slower iPhone sales

Apple dunking: Tech titan disappoints on slower iPhone sales
New York Post
Apple's torrid growth slowed dramatically in the latest quarter, surprising Wall Street and leading even loyal followers to wonder if the tech giant's best days are behind it. The world's biggest company by market cap missed expectations for the second time in ...

Enterprise Still Likes Apple over Android
Mobile Devs Prefer iOS To Android ... Mobile Developers Prefer iOS Over Android ... Androidadoption has doubled in the enterprise, but the iPhone and iPad are still far ahead, according to Good Technology's Q2 2012 Device Activation Report. .... Silver Sponsor: Motorola. July 28: InformationWeek & Symantec present: Infrastructure at Risk -- Taking Decisive Action to Secure Your Critical Data Assets Join the editors of InformationWeek and leading security experts from Symantec for an in-depth look at the current ...

Apple OS X Mountain Lion review: iOS-like features help unify your digital world
Mountain Lion picks up right where last year's Lion update left off, delivering some 200 new features -- many minor, some significant -- and incorporating lessons learned from iOS, the mobile operating system that's used on the iPad and the iPhone. Some notable features that were until now limited to iOS are offered to desktop ... So if you don't have broadband, you're going to have to find a Wi-Fihotspot to download the 4.3GB update. If you're strapped for bandwidth and you have multiple Macs, make sure to keep a ...


iOS app developer: Android is designed for piracy
iOS app developer: Android is designed for piracy. Summary: An iOS app developer argues Apple's App Store is superior than the Google Play store, and he's not the first to say so. Fragmentation aside, he argues that "closed" is better than "open" because ...


In enterprise, Android makes gains, but iOS still leads
ZDNet (blog)
Google Android-based smartphone and tablets together captured 36.9 percent of total activations in the enterprise. Samsung's Galazy SII led the charge, followed by Motorola's Droid Razr at 4.6 percent and 3.2 percent of all activations, respectively. Android ...

iOS in My Mac OS
Jamestown Post Journal (blog)
The highly anticipated Mac OS X Mountain Lion became available the morning of July 25, 2012. It's not that this day will go down in history, but it does mark an important transition. One that brings even more of what makes iOS on Apple's mobile devices so ...

Apple is the top smartphone and tablet brand among wealthy
Los Angeles Times
And among those whose net worth is at least $5 million, the iPhone jumps to 59% market share while Android drops to 25%. However, the same does not hold true for the iPad. At this level, its share falls to 57%, but the Kindle Fire doesn't gain ground. Rather ...

Apple removes Windows malware from iOS App Store
On Tuesday, an iOS app in the App Store was discovered containing malicious Windows executable files. While this meant your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac could not be infected, even Windows users were relatively safe since the malware had to be ...

Got Android Jelly Bean? No NBC Olympics for you!
ZDNet (blog)
Well, as it turns out, they are both written using Adobe's cross-platform toolkit that allows you to take Flash code and compile it natively on either iOS or Android. Cool, huh? So I installed the iPad version from the App Store first. Runs, no problem. No content ...

ZDNet (blog)

iOS Big in the Enterprise, Multi-OS Frameworks Provide Hope to Others
IT Business Edge (blog)
At a high level, the survey showed that developers believe Apple is leading the charge in the enterprise mobile deployment; see Android only as a consumer opportunity; are excited about remote cloud service integration; and are cautiously optimistic about ...

Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Features Android, iOS Wireless Sharing
Fujifilm has a new 16-megapixel camera headed your way in August that is the company's second camera in the U.S. designed for the company's device-to-device image transfer apps forAndroid and iOS. The FinePix F800EXR also features Facebook and ...

TEXT-Fitch comments on Motorola Solutions
July 25 - Fitch Ratings stated today that the ratings for Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MotorolaSolutions; NYSE: MSI) are unaffected by Fitch's expectations for lower cash balances from incremental share repurchases and increased cash dividends. Motorola ...

Apple iOS retains commanding lead in enterprise through Q2, report says
Apple Insider
It should be noted that the company only supports iOS, Android and Windows Phone as BlackBerry uses a proprietary enterprise server and as such is not present in the report. According to the compiled data, Apple took a 70.8 percent share of all activations ...

Despite Android Nearly Doubling Activations, iOS Still Leads The Enterprise
The company found that, despite the fact that Android smartphone usage in the enterprise nearly doubled quarter-over-quarter, iOS continues to be dominant platform there, currently led by the iPhone 4S. The results further back up a report arriving earlier this ...

Android App IDs Smartphone, Tablet Vulnerabilities
InformationWeek (blog)
... IDs Smartphone, Tablet Vulnerabilities. Can Samsung, HTC, Motorola, and carriers be pressured to stop waiting months before patching known, exploitable vulnerabilities on theirAndroid smartphones and tablets? By Mathew J. Schwartz · InformationWeek ...

Global 4G LTE Usage Expected to Skyrocket
PC Magazine
Global 4G/LTE subscribership is expected to skyrocket from 9 million last year to more than 560 million in 2016, according to a new report from Parks Associates. Still, the technology research firm estimates that in 2016, just 8.8 percent of worldwide mobile ...

Fujifilm builds out its Wi-Fi cameras with 20x F800EXR
The Wi-Fi can be used for a couple things, but it's primarily for sending photos to yoursmartphone or tablet. It can be connected to any Android smartphone or tablet, or the iPhone or iPad using the free Fujifilm Photo Receiver app. To start uploading, users ...

App Developers Tilt Toward iOS
"Our clients are making decisions about what apps they want, and our clients are more inclined to choose iOS apps over Android, [since there are] higher download and adoption rates for iOSapps." In short ... Other factors that might shift the balance and change the app landscape in the future include Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the potential of Windows-based mobile devices. One thing ... "There's still a tremendous opportunity for growth in thesmartphone market, and that will continue to increase.

Motorola Solutions posts lower 2Q profit
CBS News
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Motorola Solutions Inc., which sells communications equipment to government and corporate customers, on Wednesday said its second-quarter net income declined from a year ago, when the company sold a division. The company also raised its dividend and announced a share buyback. Motorola ... Google Inc. has bought the other half,Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. It makes cellphones and cable set-top boxes. © 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be ...

What's Wrong With the Smartphone Apps Market?
Yes, this does cover both Apple's iPhone and the various manufacturers using Google's Android. The first is from Digitopoly and looks at the purchase of the Sparrow email app by Google. The apparent price was $25 million. Yes the app is most unlikely to ...

Motorola Solutions expects third-quarter revenue below estimates
Motorola Solutions' shares, which have risen 15 percent since Motorola Inc split into Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions in January 2011, closed at $45.29 on Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange. (This version of the story has been corrected in ...

Galaxy S III Local Search Gone: Apple Patents Kill Another Android Feature
PCWorld (blog)
Android phone makers have also tweaked their lock screens in response to Apple patents over “slide-to-unlock.” In the past, many Android phones used a bar that you'd swipe from left to right to unlock the phone, but now most phones allow the user to swipe ...

Fitch: Motorola Solutions' 'BBB' IDR Unaffected By Expectations For Lower Cash ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Motorola Solutions' board of directors authorized an incremental $2 billion stock buyback program with no termination date and increased the annual common dividend to $1.04 (approximately $300 million) from $0.88 per share. This follows the company's ...

Motorola Solutions profit falls
Chicago Tribune
Motorola Solutions Inc. saw its net earnings drop sharply in the second quarter from a year earlier, but raised its full-year sales outlook and increased its quarterly dividend. The Schaumburg-based maker of communications gear for government and industrial ...

Developer interest in Windows Phone plummets, but Windows 8 tablets may be ...
Computerworld (blog)
iOS will be the winner, said 53% of developers in the second quarter of 2012, and 37% saidAndroid would win. It gets even worse from there for Windows Phone. The survey found: Developer interest in Windows Phone 7 phones dropped sharply. WP7 "very ...

3 ways to add broadband to your mobile devices
Computerworld - Smartphone users have gotten used to having 3G/4G connectivity whenever they're away from a Wi-Fi network. However, if you're using a tablet or a laptop, that's often a different story. Not all mobile devices offer broadband access to cellular ...

Motorola Solutions Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call ...
Welcome to the Motorola Solutions Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded. If you have any objections, please disconnect at this time. The presentation material and additional financial tables are currently posted on the ...

Motorola Solutions profit almost halved
Motorola Solutions Inc.'s (NYSE:MSI) second-quarter income slumped 48% as the enterprise business continued to show weakness and expenses rose. Motorola Solutions raised its full-year ... The provider of public-safety radios, handheld scanners and telecommunications-network gear was created last year in the split of Motorola Inc. Google Inc. (GOOG) paid $12.5 billion for the higher-profile mobile-devices and TV-set-top-box operations, named Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. In recent quarters, Motorola ...

Broadcom Introduces 5G WiFi Combo Chip for Smartphones and Tablets
Sacramento Bee
Handset makers can use this technology on 4G LTE cellular platforms to minimize the possibility of radio interference between Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and LTE, which operate in adjacent radio frequencies. Broadcom's Global Coexistence Interface supports the ...

Mobile Gigabit Wi-Fi Will Make Your Internet Three Times Faster
By Jamie Condliffe
After teasing people at CES in January, Broadcom has finally announced the arrival of its new gigabit-speed Wi-Fi chips for mobile phones—and they're going to make your internet connection at least three times faster.

O2 offering free WiFi around London's busiest streets -- Engadget
By Daniel Cooper
O2 Wifi is free for everyone, regardless of network or broadband provider and once registered, customers will be automatically connected each time they enter a coverage area. With over a million visitors and ... outdoor O2 Wifi network. A recent survey of Westminster residents revealed that 69% own a smartphone compared to 43% of the total UK population. ... HTC confirms Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for One X, One XL and One S, includes AT&T, T-Mobile and Rogers models. 5 days ago ...

Qualcomm S4 Pro quad-core developer tablet ... - Android Community
By Eric Abent
The Samsung Galaxy S III is widely considered to be one of the most powerful Android devices around, so the fact that the S4 Pro came out ahead of it in the AnTuTu test speaks volumes about what's going on under the hood. Finally, we come ...
Android Community

Android Overload: Google Play Security Flaw To Be Revealed ...
By Chris Chavez
Motorola DROID RAZR HD (XT926) Hits FCC Complete With V... Over The Air Update (IMM76Q) for Verizon Galaxy Nexus I... Phones ... ASUS updating Padfone to Android 4.0.4, includes bug fi... Over The Air Update (IMM76Q) for Verizon Galaxy Nexus I.. ... [Kickstarter]; LG Q2 2012 results show a decline in smartphone sales, home theater picks things up. [Engadget]; ARM beats market expectations and keeps going strong despite ... HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE unboxing [ VIDEO] ...
Android Phone Fans

Best cooking games for Android
By Alvin YbaƱez
These apps let you become a real and professional cook right on your Android device. We took the ... If you like hamburgers and you want to run your own hamburger stand, you can do so by playing Stand O'Food 3 on your Android device.
Android Authority

Google's 2012 M&A Tab: Motorola Plus $458 Million and Counting ...
By Peter Kafka
... your start-up this year? If so, they spent an average of $19 million on it: The search giant says it spent $458 million on 24 acquisitions through June 30 of this year. That's in addition, of course, to the $12.5 billion it spent on Motorola Mobility.

How Can I Integrate My Smartphone into My Car on the Cheap?
By Adam Dachis
Dear Lifehacker, I'd like to integrate my smartphone into my car, but it's a pretty basic vehicle that's a far cry from technologically advanced. What can I do without paying a fortune to make my car and smartphone work well together?
Lifehacker: Iphone

Linux Today - Android comes under fire from game developers on ...
Madfinger Games recently lowered the price of its Dead Trigger game from $0.99 to free on the Google Play Store. The reason, it announced, was because of the "unbelievably high" amount of illegal downloads on Google's Android devices ...

Viber VoIP app for Android and iOS updated with group messaging ...
By Nathan Ingraham
Recent Modems. SCH-LC11 · Jetpack 4G LTE MiFi 4620L · See All .... Viber also mentioned that it is "hard at work" to add support for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, though there's no indication as to when that may come. There's also no word on ...
The Verge - All Posts

The Walking Dead iOS release date announced | GamesRadar
Telltale Games announced today that their highly popular reimagining of The Walking Dead television series/graphic novel will be coming to iOS devices.
GamesRadar - News

Android app store criticism: Piracy practically promoted by design
By Brad Reed
Scottish app developer Matt Gemmell has written a lengthy blog post slamming Google (GOOG) for setting up Android in a way that makes app piracy insan.
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean AOSP And CyanogenMod 10 ROMs For ...
By Awais Imran
Smartphones like the Galaxy S III, One X and tablets like the original ASUS Transformer and Kindle Fire all have one or more Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based custom ROMs available for those who want to get a taste of the confectionery.
Redmond Pie

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to WiFi Motorola Xoom soak ...
By Tyler Lee
A couple of days ago, we reported that Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean was headed to select soak testers for the WiFi Motorola Xoom and it looks like the rollout has already begun. Now the good news is that if you're [...]

Samsung kills local search on international Galaxy ... - Android Central
Nevertheless, local search is now gone on the international Galaxy S3, a decision which makes Samsung's leading smartphone a little less smart. We're sure ...

Facebook SDK for iOS - Facebook Developers
Getting Started. Get up and running with our iOS SDK in six easy steps. ... Login with Facebook for iOS · Feed Dialog for iOS · Link to Your Native App · Share an ...

Awakenings: An Android Design Process | Sebastiaan de With's blog
Android devices come with TFT-LCD panels of varying quality and with ... No phone maker, with the notable exception of Motorola, cares about ... balance vary extremely from device to device (this is true for iOS devices too, to a lesser extent) ...

Malware Strikes Apple iOS App Store Again - Slashdot
tlhIngan writes "Well, it's happened again. Malware has slipped past Apple again and appeared in the iOS App Store. This time though, an iOS application came ...

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