Apple Dominates New Device Activation With 49% During Christmas

Apple1According recent reports by the analytic firm Flurry, Apple iPhones and Apple iPads in aggregate comprised 49.1 percent of new device activations from Dec. 19 to Dec. 25. This is however slightly lesser than last year’s 51.3 percent.Samsung came in second with their new device activations going up from 17.7 percent in 2014 to 19.8 percent this year. Samsung’s rise in sales according to Flurry is due to its large smartphones like the Galaxy Grand Prime, Core Prime, and S6. Nokia stood third with a 2 percent share of the market, while LG and Xiaomi rounded out the top five with 1.7 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively. Read More

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Art Authority for iOS — A Portable Art Museum

art authorityConfused between a Monet and a Manet? Want to know when Boticelli painted The Birth of Venus? Can’t recall the name of George Seurat’s painting which you use as the wallpaper on your iPhone? To satisfy the curiosity of art lovers all around the world, Open Door Networks, Inc. have designed the brilliant new App — Art Authority. Now all your art-related questions are only a tap away. Read More

New iPad Images Leaked By Apple Itself

newipadApple has done something that we can never expect from the company, they mistakenly updated their iTunes store’s iPad User Guide for iOS 8 with images for “iPad Mini 3” and “iPad Air 2”. Apple has now reverted the page back to the normal iOS 8 update with the current iPad images. iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 are being launched on October 16 at Apple’s Town Hall in Cupertino. The mistake atleast confirms what Apple plans to announce during the upcoming event. Read More

Next-Gen iPads Go Into Mass Production

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According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple has started the production of next-gen iPads. Bloomberg, which got the report from “people with knowledge of the matter”,  says that Apple’s suppliers have started the manufacturing of “iPad Air 2” and “Retina iPad mini 2″. Both iPad Air 2 and Retina iPad mini 2 are expected to be launched by the end of this year. Read More

Analysts Predict Slight Increase In iPhone Sales And No Increase In iPad Sales

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According to a report by Philip Elmer-Dewitt of Fortune, most analysts “expect to see steady iPhone growth” and “slightly more expecting iPad sales to be lower this quarter than they were the same quarter last year.” It’s almost nine months since iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini have been launched and the new models are expected to be launched in September. Read More

Two New ‘Your Verse’ Campaigns: Orchestrating Sound And Exploring Without Limits

Your VerseThis weekend Apple has added two new ‘Your Verse’ promos. ‘Your Verse’ is an iPad-centric marketing campaign that gives examples on how people of various calibre use iPad to enrich their work and life. The campaign features stories of people portrayed through short films, targeting one person at a time, on how they use iPad in their daily lives. The past ‘Your Verse’ campaigns highlighted usage in India’a Bollywood industryadvanced mountain hiking, sports assistance and deep ocean discoveries. Read More

Publishing Platform Medium Goes Universal for iPad

MediumStory sharing website Medium’s iOS App was optimised only for iPod Touch and iPhone when it came out two months ago. The App has been updated, and Medium for iOs goes Universal for iPad and iPad Mini as well. The beauty of this update is that it is much more relaxing to read from the larger screen of the tablet than on the smaller screen of the iPhone or iPod. This is especially true if you are trying to read ebooks and not just short articles. The larger tablets save you the pain from strain to the eyes and to the hands in trying to read and manipulate the smaller devices. Read More