On July 3, 2012 By Charles Tian
According to a report from Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Apple is trying to end competition from other companies in the tablet market who are aiming for tablets that are smaller than the iPad (such as the Kindle Fire and other tablets that are around 7″ wide in screen size.) BusinessWeek reports that it’s getting its information from two people who wished to remain anonymous, but apparently were in the know about this supposed new tablet.Read More →
Google utilizes its blogging service Blogger to keep readers updated about what’s going on inside the company. One of the blogs that the company has run for more than 5 years is a Mac-specific blog, keeping Mac users up to date about support for OS X and iOS. Google says that it has “strong support” for Apple and the blog was the company’s way of reaching out to Mac users.Read More →
Here are a few YouTube videos from the D10 conference this year, featuring Apple CEO Tim Cook and his view on several of the hot topics going through the Apple community right now. What’s new with the Apple TV? How will patent battles with companies such as Google affect Apple’s ability to innovate? Find out after the break.Read More →
On October 2, 2011 By Jimmy Xiao
It seems that Google has finally followed along in the steps of Apple and Microsoft – opening up its first ever dedicated retail store in London.
The store was opened on the morning of September 30th with little fanfare, and actually is a store-within-a-store – being located inside Tottenham Court Road’s PC World.Read More →
Google finally introduced its popular Blogger blog-publishing service to the App store on September 8 – via a free download.
Blogger was started in 1999 and was bought by Google in 2003. Since then, its been immensely popular, with many thousands of users.Read More →
As Apple’s battle with its longtime rival Android rages on, the ammunition just keeps piling up.
This time, Apple brings out a huge accusation – claiming that a key patent for a “real-time signal processing” API that is part of Android’s framework was actually developed by Apple engineers a while back.
The ironic part is that one of those engineers was Andy Rubin, who is now co-founder of Android and Google executive.Read More →
Huge news today, as Google has suddenly announced that it was going to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.
Apparently, the internet giant is using this acquisition in order to add a new hardware arm to push forward its Android platform. Google paid $40 per share in cash for Motorola’s shares, a 63% premium over Friday’s closing price.Read More →
On August 9, 2011 By Charles Tian
We here at iTracki have covered Google+ and its debut onto the Internet and into the iOS App Store for a while now, and ever since the free app became available, many users have been dismayed that the app only supported the iPhone, while not the iPad or iPod Touch. However, all this has now changed; with a recent update, the official Google+ app now runs on those two devices as well as the iPhone. However, it’s still not universal; if you want it on your iPad, you’ll have to use the 2X mode to zoom things in, which looks extremely ugly. Oh well, it’s better than no app at all.Read More →