Apple's Q1 2014 earnings are out, and an early highlight on the conference call was talk of how well iPhone has been doing in Japan. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer cited the new partnership with NTT Docomo, along with continuing strong relationships with KDDI and Softbank for the strong growth iPhone showed in the country. Better yet; Oppenheimer also declared that iPhone accounts for 69% of all smartphones in Japan
Apple's Q1 2014 results are in! We'll be liveblogging the conference call at 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm GMT below, and as soon as it's done, we'll be going live with our podcast at 3pm PT/6pm ET/11pm GMT above. Comments will stay open throughout, so make sure you join in the conversation!
Super Bowl 48 is upon us and for the first time ever, FOX is offering ways for you to watch it live, no cable subscription required! So if you can't sit in front of the TV this Sunday with your friends and family, you can tune in on your iPhone or iPad and catch up with all the action when the Broncos and the Seahawks take the field. Here's how! How to watch the Super Bowl live on your iPad How to watch the Super Bowl live on your iPhone (Verizon customers only) Other ways to stream the Super Bowl live How to watch the Super Bowl live on your iPad Anyone can stream the 2014 Super Bowl live if they have an iPad.
Apple has just announced their Q1 2014 financial results and here are the numbers: 51 million iPhones, 26 million iPads, and 4.8 million Macs sold. Revenue for the quarter was $57.6 billion and net profit $13.1 billion. Tim Cook: “We are really happy with our record iPhone and iPad sales, the strong performance of our Mac products and the continued growth of iTunes, Software and Services.
Smartphones are being used for more and more these days. Aside from the obvious ability to make calls, send text messages, surf the web and use an almost countless number of apps, we are starting to see more using Bluetooth and NFC (Near Field Communication). There is home automation using a smartphone, but in this case we are looking towards Starwood Hotels who are getting ready to turn your smartphone into your room key.
Facebook Paper is edging towards reality. According to "two people familiar" with the goings-on at Facebook, the social networking giant has been seeking Editors for the news reader
*UPDATE* - It looks as though PlayBook support was not intended for this app and BlackBerry World is showing it in error. If you're looking for some additional cloud storage for your BlackBerry 10 device, you'll be pleased to know the official MEGA app has been released into BlackBerry World. MEGA developers have taken the Android version of the app and ported it over so it all plays nicely on BlackBerry systems. MEGA is a secure cloud storage service that gives you 50GB for free
It looks like Samsung has learned a valuable lesson. A recent agreement with the EU gave them breathing room for five years, in which they promised to ease up on the patent litigation
Dash, the connected car app/hardware tandem is now available for Android. The service aims to offer you a glimpse into your driving habits, as well as offer timely solutions to bothersome issues. The app brings a host of features, but also has the benefit of not needing one particular hardware device to pair with