Galaxy SIV to feature NFC support

POSTED BY on Mar 12 under Mobile & Web News

There are rumors that the iPhone 5S will include NFC technology to catch up with the rival Android devices, who are using it for quite some time now. Latest rumors are suggesting that the Galaxy SIV will follow in the footsteps of its predecessor the Galaxy SIII. A leaked image of the battery of the [...]

Nokia backing Apple in the Apple/Samsung trial

POSTED BY on Mar 7 under Mobile & Web News

The Apple/Samsung patent trial continues but a new player has entered the dispute – Nokia made it clear that is taking Apple’s side. Apple’s request for a ban of twenty six Samsung smartphones and tablets in December was denied with the US court stating that Apple has to prove the relationship between the stolen features [...]

Apple and the Major League Baseball to banish paper tickets

POSTED BY on Feb 27 under Mobile & Web News

Apple and the Major League Baseball’s quest to get rid of paper tickets has received a major boost after the League announced that thirteen stadiums will offer Apple’s Passbook integration for the new season. Seven teams including Minnesota Twins, Oakland A’s and Detroit Tigers have signed up with another three to be announced very soon. [...]

Google is worried that it has created a monster

POSTED BY on Feb 26 under Mobile & Web News

The constant threat that Apple is in the mobile marketplace, Google now has to worry even about its most successful partner – Samsung. Google is fearing that Samsung might use its massive power to demand bigger shares of Google’s ad profits. Google provides the Android software for free but it shares search profits with handset [...]

Android overtakes iOS in the US again

POSTED BY on Feb 25 under Mobile & Web News

Android is back on the top position as the best selling operating system in the US. Apple’s iOS lead the market share with 53.3% for 3 months until October last year, when Apple and Android devices were at almost the same price. Not from October 2012 to January this year though, quite the opposite – [...]

US court denied Apple’s request to speed up ban on Samsung devices

POSTED BY on Feb 6 under Mobile & Web News

The US court of appeals has denied Apple‘s appeal to speed up the ban on Samsung devices. The district court has rejected Apple’s expedited appeal of a sales ban on Samsung smartphones and stated that the company must wait to have its request heard, after losing the permanent injunction motion in 2012. The judge told [...]

TomTom launched an iPhone Taxi app

POSTED BY on Feb 6 under Mobile & Web News

To find a taxi in New York is not that difficult if you know where taxis usually congregate and travel, but for people from out of town it could be very frustrating experience and mobile apps may be even more important in big cities. TomTom has announced a new service back in September 2012 in [...]

Apple’s iPhone became the most used mobile device for internet activity

POSTED BY on Feb 5 under Mobile & Web News

Apple’s iPhone overtakes Nokia’s handsets and has become the most used mobile device for online activity. In January Nokia drops the first place, as Apple’s iPhone make up the majority of internet activity. The iPhone’s internet activity is on the rise in January, but it is falling compared to a year earlier. In 2012 the [...]

Nokia beats Samsung and Apple in Finland

POSTED BY on Feb 4 under Mobile & Web News

Nokia’s new line of Windows Phone devices has been doing very well and they have actually beaten the Samsung’s Galaxy S3 and Apple’s iPhone 5 or at least in its homeland. Latest rankings for Elisa and DNA carriers are showing that Nokia manages to holds its own. However it is not the Lumia devices that [...]

Apple overtakes Samsung as the No1 vendor in the United States

POSTED BY on Feb 1 under Mobile & Web News

For the past 5 years, Samsung has been holding the first position as the No1 mobile vendor in the United States, which is probably because of the wide range of devices that include feature phones and high end smartphones like the Galaxy Note and Galaxy SIII. It looks like Samsung’s leadership has come to an [...]

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