Apple WWDC 2018

As always, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is where we get to hear on an annual basis on what’s upcoming in the world of Apple software. At this years WWDC 2018, Apple introduces iOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS Mojave, and tvOS. iOS 12 Unusually, Apple kicked off the keynote with iOS. We already knew based on Apple’s,Continue reading “Apple WWDC 2018”

Microsoft announce Edge Browser for iOS and Android, as well as new Microsoft Launcher, signalling the end of Windows 10 Mobile?!

In a somewhat surprising announcement, Microsoft made two announcements for the world of mobile today, though likely unpleasant announcements for those fans of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile efforts, bringing the companies Edge browser cross platform and a new updated launcher for Android. On a Windows Blog written by Microsoft’s CVP of Windows and Devices, JoeContinue reading “Microsoft announce Edge Browser for iOS and Android, as well as new Microsoft Launcher, signalling the end of Windows 10 Mobile?!”

Google (pretty much) admits they were wrong on AR, introducing ARCore to tackle Apple’s ARKit!

Google today announced, via their VR channels, a new player on the virtual reality game, or at least augmented reality, ARCore! Now, before you get as confused as most Google followers will be, this isn’t the same as Google Tango, which the company was barely talking about at this years Google I/O, this is an AR approachContinue reading “Google (pretty much) admits they were wrong on AR, introducing ARCore to tackle Apple’s ARKit!”

Samsung Pay coming to iPhone?! … kind of

Samsung is planning to launch its mobile payments service Samsung Pay as a downloadable iOS app, according to a new report from South Korea’s ETNews (source). Called ‘Samsung Pay Mini’, the app will allow iPhone users to enter their credit card information to make payments within online stores, similar but not exactly how they do through theContinue reading “Samsung Pay coming to iPhone?! … kind of”

Could Google really be considering using Apple’s ‘Swift’ programming language for Android?

According to growing reports, Google could be considering making Swift, Apple’s object-oriented programming language forward as a “first-class” (first choice) language for the Android platform. Such move wouldn’t be an attempt to completely replace Android’s current “first class” programming language of Java, or at least short term, but the option could come to it. TheContinue reading “Could Google really be considering using Apple’s ‘Swift’ programming language for Android?”

Apple iPhone 6 “bricked” by ‘Error 53’ code if not repaired by Apple

Whilst it’s not incorrect, it’s something we wish to adjourn. The Guardian, as well as many others, posted a post in relation to the iPhone 6 becoming “bricked” if the Home button had being “repaired” by a non-Apple reseller or repair program after installing the latest iOS update. A lot of what was posted inContinue reading “Apple iPhone 6 “bricked” by ‘Error 53’ code if not repaired by Apple”

Android Wear officially launches for iOS – Download here!

Well, it’s finally happened, a moment many fans of Android and let’s be honest iOS too didn’t think was going to happen, Android Wear support has finally come to iPhone. That’s right, now you can use a Smartwatch other than the Apple Watch, or the Pebble suppose, and use a much wider variety of Watches rangingContinue reading “Android Wear officially launches for iOS – Download here!”

Apple WWDC 2015 – OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2 and Apple Music

After what can only be described as a cringeworthy, but oddly not too bad introduction video by a director attempting to make a developer conference something we’d only expect out of some odd musical, but all doesn’t go well so they have to restart with a signature Apple dung and have to resort to basics,Continue reading “Apple WWDC 2015 – OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2 and Apple Music”

Microsoft bringing Cortana to iOS and Android!

We’ve previously discussed the potential of this happening, but looks like we may have been much more on the money than we imagined. Alongside a brand new ‘Phone Companion App’ coming in Windows 10, where Microsoft highlighted the multiple possible ways at which Windows 10 will be built from the get-go to connect and receiveContinue reading “Microsoft bringing Cortana to iOS and Android!”

BuildStore for iOS brings Emulation and more in a working fashion!

Apple have a great platform with iOS, including a range of benefits and advantages over the competition, but one thing which has been quite a struggle to get just right has been Emulators etc remaining available on the platform. Whilst there’s been a range of methods getting such applications on the iOS platform, the officialContinue reading “BuildStore for iOS brings Emulation and more in a working fashion!”

Is Apple blocking Anti Virus programs on iOS just for show, and how to protect yourself for free

As is always the trate with Apple, it’s all about the marketting, and one of the biggest marketting ploys Apple does, whether true or not, is claim guarenteed security on all of their platforms, whether iOS or even OS X. Now, of course us who know what we’re talking about know that no platform isContinue reading “Is Apple blocking Anti Virus programs on iOS just for show, and how to protect yourself for free”

Cortana rumoured to come cross platform! Where does that leave Windows Phone

UPDATE: IT HAPPENED. CONFIRMED: CORTANA COMING TO iOS AND ANDROID, READ MORE HERE! We don’t normally report news from the rumour mill but we felt this deserved an exception. Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has, let’s be fair, not had the smoothest of starts and has never really take off, but one thing that’s always setContinue reading “Cortana rumoured to come cross platform! Where does that leave Windows Phone”