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Popular iOS Apps Are Sharing Sensitive User Data With Facebook

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If you thought that using an iPhone or iPad helps you safeguard your personal data and shields you from data miners lurking around in the various app stores, you’re sadly mistaken.Apple has always said that it puts user security and privacy first!But when The Wall Street Journal looked into 70 of the most popular iOS apps, it found out...

Mobile Games Have Turned The APAC Region Into The Most Lucrative Market For App Developers Worldwide

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The app store is one of the fundamental pillars supporting the truly massive smartphone ecosystem that omnipresent everywhere today. It is not only a massive source of revenue, but it is also a major driver in the consumer smartphone investment decision. As one of the two major competing app stores in the world today, the iOS App Store is...

Android’s 10X Love For Users’ Data Translates Into 90% Of Google’s Revenue

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Unless a third relevant player enters the Smartphone OS market, which seems quite unlikely at present though, there will always be a comparison between the two biggest players in the domain - Android of Google and iOS of Apple - for one or some other reason. And this time, it's about the data collection category. It has been reported...

Why A Number Of Smartphone Users Ditching Android For iPhone? [STUDY]

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This has been a firing debate for almost a decade now; Android Smartphone vs iPhone, which could be a better choice. While it's really impossible to find something very conclusive, efforts are on to understand why a smartphone user jump off the ship. Apple fanboys find iOS ecosystem much more stable and secure than Android, while, on the other...

Apple iOS 12 Brings A Much Needed Feature With it Just In Time

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has announced the latest version of the world's most advanced mobile operating system - iOS 12 - at the recently concluded Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) 2018. While the excitement towards many features of the iOS 12 started building up, there is one feature that has garnered a lot of interest worldwide - Screen Time.The built-in application offers the users...

Why Is Apple Removing Thousands of Apps From the App Store?

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), in a bid to safeguard user's location data, has begun scraping apps from the App Store that violate the company's location data policies. As originally reported by 9to5Mac, the Cupertino giant is removing thousands of apps from the App Store that share location data with third-parties without explicit consent from the user.The cleansing efforts reflect how...

Apple Acknowledges iPhone Is Struggling With A Serious Issue

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) certainly has big plans for its next lineup of flagship iPhones in 2018. It's not illogical to be on toes for what could be a potential game-changer, but before that, the company needs to mitigate its latest iOS update troubles. The iOS 11.3 and later has been repeatedly crippling current models and its a serious concern for Apple.The...

Mobile App Downloads Q1 2018: Apple iOS Narrows The Gap With Google Play [REPORT]

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The mobile app ecosystem, one of the biggest markets in this era, will turn 10 this summer. The booming app economy has, yet again, shattered its previous records. The first quarter of 2018 has achieved a record-breaking milestone for both global app downloads and consumer spending in apps, according to a new report out on Monday from App Annie.Globally,...

Every iPhone User Must Pay Immediate Attention To The Upcoming iOS Update

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Remember, how badly Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was accused of deliberately slowing down the older iPhones! Apple made failed attempt to justify the move by stating that it was necessary to save ageing batteries. iPhone users, however, were not looking so convinced. Sensing the seriousness of the situation and growing dissatisfaction among its loyal user base, Apple has decided to...

Worldwide App Downloads Q2 2017: Games Eclipsing Social Media [REPORT]

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The mobile app industry is one of the single largest software economies in the world, and the growth of worldwide app downloads in Q2 2017 has proven it once again.Smartphones have brought about a major shift in computing platforms and how we interface with them. The overwhelming popularity of the app based ecosystem has now intrinsically linked smartphones and...

6 Upgrades That Make iOS 11 One of Apple’s Biggest Updates Ever

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Earlier this year at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) formally announced iOS 11 at their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The announcement of iOS 11 was no surprise considering the fact that Apple has been announcing the new version of iOS at the conference every year. However what did turn heads were the extensive changes and features revealed as part of the...

App Publishers Turn to Apple App Store Before Google Play to Mint Millions [REPORT]

The Apple App Store and the Google Play are the two key digital marketplaces for any aspiring mobile app developers. With nearly 98.9% new smartphones, sold in Q1 2017, running either Android or iOS, it is clear that together they comprise the overwhelming majority of the mobile ecosystem. Ideally, developers would want to publish their app on both storefronts, but what...

The Failure Rate of iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Has Increased 3 Times [STUDY]

Back in March, we reported on a rather worrying trend for Apple of rising iPhone failure rates. At the time, the silver lining was that Apple's newest flagships, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus had relatively low failure rates. However, new data from Blancco reveals that Apple's worries are far from over. The "State of Mobile Device Performance...

Android Users Are Spending More Time In Apps, Albeit Downloading Less Apps [REPORT]

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The importance of smartphones and the apps that power them cannot be understated. In the modern era of the smartphone, we increasingly rely on smartphone apps to manage and enhance so many aspects of our lives. A new report released by App Annie reveals new data and trends in how consumers are using apps in their daily lives. The "Spotlight...

Only 7.98% Of Android Devices Running Nougat: What Can Google Do To Fix The Update Mess?

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The smartphone OS wars commenced back in late 2008 with the commercial launch of Google Android. In the ten years that followed, Android has beaten off competition from numerous challenges and emerged victoriously. According to the latest report, Android dominated the global smartphone OS market in Q1 2017, with a 64% share. In the second place, trailing by a...

Could Amazon’s Alexa Coming To iOS Spell The Beginning Of The End For Siri

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has announced that they are bringing their AI digital assistant, Alexa to the iOS platform for the first time ever. Amazon declared that users will now be able to access Alexa from inside Amazon's iOS app. This comes on the heels of Amazon also publishing the Alexa companion app for Android devices recently.This, apparently, is a...

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