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October 12, 2018
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Apple narrows iOS loyalty rate gap with Android in Q3, retention rates at all-time high

Apple’s iOS is catching up to Google’s Android in terms of customer loyalty, continuing a three-year trend that has seen both operating systems enjoy extremely high retention rates, according to a research report published Thursday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 20, 2018
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Apple has two-year head start on Android in 3D sensing arms race, report says

Apple’s savvy supply chain acumen has afforded it a two-year lead in a mounting 3D sensing arms race the company sparked with the introduction of Face ID on iPhone X, as reports claim major suppliers will not have crucial parts … Continue reading

November 12, 2017
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iPhone X impresses Windows executive, Android fans but bitter bloggers still hating

Apple’s iPhone X is drawing compliments from some unlikely places, ranging from the official Twitter account of Steven Sinofsky, the former President of Microsoft’s Windows Division, to diehard Android fans sharing their unvarnished opinions on Reddit. However, it can’t please … Continue reading

September 12, 2017
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AnyTrans update lets Android users easily switch to iOS 11 & iPhone 8

Just in time for the public release of iOS 11 and the launch of the new iPhone 8, the latest update of AnyTrans for Mac (and Windows) is adding the ability for Android users to easily switch to the new phones … Continue reading

September 12, 2017
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Qualcomm touts ‘Android firsts’ as it hilariously tries to steal Apple’s iPhone X thunder

While much of the tech world is focused on tomorrow’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X announcement, Qualcomm is seemingly trying to steal a bit of Apple’s thunder. The chipmaker today shared a blog post highlighting the “Android firsts brought to … Continue reading

May 23, 2017
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New Apple ads & redone ‘Switch’ site sell Android users on iPhone perks

Apple on Monday introduced an overhauled "Switch" minisite, hoping to persuade more Android users to buy an iPhone, while simultaneously releasing a related series of video ads. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 4, 2017
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Apple Music for Android gets first major update with iOS 10-style redesign, lyrics

Apple Music for Android has received a huge revamp today to match the release of iOS 10 for iPhone and iPad last September. That redesign is now making its way to the streaming service’s Android app. The interface is nearly identical … Continue reading

December 14, 2016
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Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

Google on Tuesday activated a new Google Drive feature that turns the cloud storage app for iOS into a migration tool capable of transferring calendars, contacts and photos from an iPhone or iPad to a new Android device. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

November 30, 2016
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Netflix enables downloads of select content for offline viewing on iOS, Android

Netflix has deployed the ability to download select TV shows and movies from its catalog, with most of the initial offerings coming from the company’s unique programming. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 27, 2016
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Latest Strategy Analytics data shows Chinese Android manufacturers eating at Apple’s marketshare

Apple just reported its latest earnings yesterday evening, and now Strategy Analytics is out with its latest report concerning the smartphone industry. The latest data shows the entire smartphone industry saw shipments rise 6 percent year over year to hit … Continue reading

August 19, 2016
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iOS and Android Combined for Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter

The latest numbers from research firm Gartner reveal that the smartphone industry continues to be a virtual two-horse race between iOS and Android. The operating systems combined for a record 99.1% worldwide market share in the second calendar quarter of … Continue reading

January 22, 2016
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Google’s Android revenue $31 billion over OS’s entire lifetime, Oracle lawyer says

The Android operating system has reportedly generated $ 31 billion in revenues for Google since it first launched in 2008, creating $ 22 billion in profits largely from mobile advertising. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 6, 2015
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Google looking for chip partners to enable Android to compete with Apple’s A9 chip

Google has plans for series of chips it wants to co-develop with hardware partners to help standardize Android and make it more computationally competitive with Apple. However, the effort is considered a long shot by people in the chip industry. … Continue reading