Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 that fixes the critical Microsoft Exchange Calendar bug that was eating away valuable battery and data. Due to increased network cycles related to the Calendar, the bug was using precious battery life. This update should improve battery life and reduce some data usage, but this does not address the iOS lockscreen bypass issue whereby users can simply follow a procedure to bypass the lockscreen on iOS devices to get access to certain elements on a phone. Read More
So the iPad 4th generation and the iPad mini is here, but so is Surface from Microsoft. Although the hardware coming from the folks at Redmond is still not completely baked yet and even there aren’t as many Apps as available on the App Store, here is a fake advertisement from which Microsoft should definitely draw some inspiration. Read More
Zepto Labs along with Microsoft have teamed up to bring Cut the Rope, their insanely famous game to the web so users will be able to feed Om Nom directly via their browsers. The announcement was made at CES and from now on every browser with HTML 5 capabilities will be able to sport Cut the Rope. Although the experience of playing Cut the Rope won’t be fun enough iOS’ multi-touch capabilities, the game should help you kill some time. Read More
On 60 Minutes, Walter Issacson, the author of the official Steve Jobs biography appeared and he shared some audio clips that he captured during the 40 interviews that he conducted with Steve Jobs for the book. In the audio clips, Steve Jobs says that Microsoft does not have humanities and liberal arts in their DNA. They are a pure technology company, and they just didn’t get it. Even when Microsoft saw the Mac, they couldn’t copy it. Read More
A high level employee in Google’s legal department, and a former FTC official, Suzanne Michel, testified in court today at the Senate Judiciary hearings that Google, Microsoft and Yahoo all wanted to be the default search engine for the Safari internet browser on all iOS devices. Read More
In a recent interview with the Daily Mail, Bill Gates admitted that he won’t buy his kids iPods because he believes that they have a better Windows equivalent – Zune. Zune is a portable media player from Windows similar to iPod, but is developed by Microsoft. Bill Gates also revealed some other interesting facts like he doesn’t care for legacy, and that he likes hard-cover books more, but this fact was the most stunning. Read More
A user recently uploaded a picture that compares the traffic in the Apple Store and the Microsoft Store at the same time of the day. The Apple Store has got more people, many of them are Apple store geniuses and the customers are mostly at the Genius Bar (Apple’s in-store repair service). Microsoft’s store has got some people too, and Microsoft is advertising the new thin laptop from Samsung that competes with the MacBook Air. Read More
Google recently said that they would be removing Microsoft’s Windows Operating System from their computers. Employees would be allowed to run Windows on their personal computers but not on their main workstations. They instead plan to shift to Mac‘s or will install Linux on these machines.