Exactly 20 years ago, the time had come for Apple to let loose a completely new generation of Mac OS – Mac OS X. After a months-long public beta, the final version of Mac OS X 10.0.0 was released, only to receive a mixed response. Although the operating system certainly showed potential, it also came with several serious weaknesses – leading to difficulties with productive use.
iOS 15's beta phase is finally over and the most recent release candidate could become the final version by next week. Additionally, Apple has provided a date for the release of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and also for updates to the Apple Watch and TV.
For a decade now, there's been a new iPhone release every fall. As expected, this year is no exception, and the iPhone 13 has made its debut. We'll fill you in on some of the most important details for the upcoming 2021 iPhone.
The vast majority of Android users isn't interested in switching to iPhone. This year, however, the number of users staying faithful to Android is higher than normal. Discussions about local iCloud photo scanning contributed to the weaker numbers but weren't the sole cause.
"Live Text" is an especially useful feature that Apple has added to iOS 15 and macOS 12 – it's able to recognize and capture text in photos or during capture. In this article, we'll detail how to best take advantage of the feature, as well as what devices are eligible.
Apps that have to compete with a device's preinstalled services and need to be manually downloaded have it hard. A recent study puts this into figures, showing how Apple and Google disrupt the market with preinstalled software.
Apple offers a tool to make it easier for Android users to make the switch to iPhone – something which iOS 15 is taking a step further. The goal is also to offer new Android to iPhone users a similar set of content and settings that they've come to expect from their smartphone.
Apple's WWDC keynote is over and the Apple world is discussing what to make of the event so far. There were updates for the various operating systems, but no hardware announcements. What is the current mood among Apple users?
There are two new surprising statements from Apple's Senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi. He notes that macOS doesn't meet the same high anti-malware standards as iOS and that iOS and Android are technically relatively on par with one another when it comes to system security.
The AirTags are seamlessly integrated into Apple's infrastructure. However, Android smartphones can also help return items tagged with the search labels from Cupertino to their owners. This is how it works.
iMessage is indeed a fixed component of iOS, however, most iPhone users worldwide prefer messaging apps like WhatsApp or Telegram. iMessage isn't available for Android smartphones or Windows. A court document now provides Apple's reasoning behind this decision.
10 years ago, Microsoft was set to dominate the smartphone market, according to a forecast from the International Data Corporation at the very least. Although things were looking good in 2011, the Windows Phone met a similar fate to Microsoft's Zune.
Min-Chi Kuo has some new information concerning Apple's upcoming iPhone plans, according to which opponents of the "notch" have reason to celebrate. Those in want of an entirely new iPhone should find 2023 to be a fruitful year.
Microsoft founding founder and former CEO Bill Gates revealed his preferred smartphone platform in an interview. He relies on Android devices as many come with preinstalled Microsoft apps, amongst other decisive reasons.
iPhones tend to hold their value, even years-old devices fetch a handsome price on the market. A current study shows that the Cupertino-built smartphones retain their value far better than their Android counterparts. With the exception of one iPhone.
Qualcomm has released the first benchmarks for their new chip, the Snapdragon 888, with results clearly outperforming their previous chips. In comparison to Apple's new A14, with its outstanding benchmarks, there's still much to be desired.