The NPD Group has released a new study that reveals the iPhone has the highest adoption rate among customers that earn $60,000 or more in annual income. That statistic is rather unsurprising, considering that the iPhone is one of the more expensive smartphones on the market… (more…)
Android has been implemented on hundreds of different devices over the years, but perhaps none cooler than the all-new Platform 32 and Platform 46 multitouch coffee tables.
The 32-inch and 46-inch coffee tables were designed and engineered by household product maker Ideum in partnership with 3M, who provides the high-performance multitouch displays… (more…)
Facebook announced yesterday that it will be acquiring popular cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp in a deal that could total a whopping $19 billion. The news has been dominating headlines across the tech landscape ever since, and for good reason. WhatsApp boasts an impressive 450 million monthly active users, and over 1 million more sign up every day… (more…)
I recently posted the information and data gained from the survey that we held. That survey is now closed, and I want to thank all of you for your participation — it really helped. My full post regarding the results and what we plan to do can be found in the forums.
Again, thank you all!
Fleksy, a third-party keyboard option, today released an SDK that allows developers to quickly add support for the keyboard in their app. Fleksy features gesture support and advanced predictive capabilities, though it has previously been limited to its own note-taking app. With this SDK, the keyboard could see wider adoption. (more…)
A few days ago, a rumor circulated stating that Apple’s Mergers and Acquisition team had made a visit to Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla. Various rumors sprouted from there, stating that Apple was going to purchase Tesla. Elon Musk has confirmed that he has spoken with Apple, but he says that any kind of acquisition is “very unlikely.” (more…)
Facebook has reached a deal to acquire WhatsApp, one of the largest mobile messaging services available, for $16 billion dollars, or roughly $40 per user. So far, WhatsApp did not have any major type of monetization strategy. With Facebook on board, you can expect ads and data mining, though Facebook is stating that they intend to run the company as a separate division, much like they have with Instagram.
So — are you done with WhatsApp, or does the Facebook purchase not bother you?
Yet another report out of Taiwan is stating that Apple will release two larger iPhone models this year. One will be 4.7″, while the other will be 5.6″, according to the rumor. This falls in line with other rumors that have circulated since the end of last year, and so it therefore seems likely.
However, the report also states something that doesn’t seem at all possible. (more…)
iFixIt, normally the guys that immediately get their hands on a new piece of technology just to tear it down and see its innards, have posted a page that contains more than a dozen replacement guides, as well as their full teardown guide. If you have a damaged or broken iPhone 5s and feel like you may be up to the challenge of repairing it yourself, check it out!
The iTunes Festival in London, England has long been envied by those of us on the other side of the Atlantic. A festival with top-ranking iTunes artists, sponsored by Apple, and free to stream from our iOS devices and Macs? Yes, please. The American version of the iTunes festival is appropriately going to debut at SXSW in Austin, Texas, between March 11th and 15th. (more…)